Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - "Momma" Creator Mell Lazarus Passes Away

Thu, May 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Mell Lazarus died this week age age 89. Another look at the removal of "This One Summer" from a school library. Conventions and volunteer labor. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Legend of Zelda" Creators Hint at English-Language Manga License

Tue, May 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Akira Himekawa, the two-woman team behind "Legend of Zelda," indicate an agreement with Viz may bring the manga to the United States.

First Second to Publish Cass Elliott Graphic Novel

Mon, May 23rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Pénélope Bagieu's "California Dreamin'" centers on Cass Elliott's life and career before she joined The Mamas & the Papas.

Comics A.M. - "Hi Score Girl" Manga to Return Following Copyright Dispute

Mon, May 23rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Manga was put on hold in 2014 amid copyright claims by SNK Playmore! DC's Dan DiDio and Jim Lee talk Rebirth! Plus much more!

"Bounce" and "Brotherman" Lead Glyph Awards

Sat, May 21st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Bounce" and "Revelation: Brotherman - Dictator of Discipline" are among the winners of the 2016 Glyph Comics Awards, announced Friday in Philadelphia.

Comics A.M. - Emerald City Comicon Sued For Not Paying Volunteers

Fri, May 20th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Class-action lawsuit claims ECCC should've paid volunteers! Seth talks "The Complete Peanuts"! The GN buzz from Book Expo America! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Looking Back on 30 Years of Dark Horse

Thu, May 19th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Mike Richardson on 30 years in the business! Author Philip Pullman talks comics -- and his own series! DC's "Future Quest"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "March" Added to NYC Public School System Curriculum

Wed, May 18th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Rep. John Lewis’s graphic memoir of the Civil Rights Movement heads to schools, political cartoonist Rick Friday offered his job back and more.

A Guide to the Toronto Comic Arts Festival

Thu, May 12th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Co-founder Christopher Butcher offers ROBOT 6 a preview of what to expect from this weekend's Toronto Comic Arts Festival.

Comics A.M. - Wait, Comics Depicting Crime Are Illegal in Canada?

Wed, May 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Crime really DOESN'T pay! The world's first cosplayer? How "Love and Rockets" changed the world! Interview with Raina Telgemeier! More!

Comics A.M. - Mike Mignola Named Spectrum Grand Master

Mon, May 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Hellboy" creator honored! Minneapolis' Big Brain Comics to close! Gene Luen Yang announces nonfiction "Dragon Hoops"! Plus more!

"This One Summer" Removed From Minnesota School

Mon, May 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

A public school in Henning, Minnesota, has pulled the award-winning graphic novel from its library following a single complaint.

Comics A.M. - Tokyopop Returns With First Books in Five Years

Fri, May 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Tokyopop to release manga tie-ins to Disney properties! Local Comic Shop Day returns in November! 10 comics about mother-child relationships!

Comics A.M. | Iranian Cartoonist Released From Prison

Wed, May 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Malaysian cartoonist Zunar presented with the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Award! Cece Bell’s "El Deafo" wins the Dorothy Canfield Fisher Award! More!

J.T. Yost On "Bottoms Up" Anthology And Indie Publishing

Tue, May 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The publisher and distributor discusses his new anthology, about hitting rock bottom, and how his small-press business works.

Comics A.M. | Farm News Fires Rick Friday Amid Comic Strip Controversy

Tue, May 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Filip Sablik talks about BOOM! Studios’ "Lumberjanes" and "Giant Days"! Marieke Davis creates art for the visually impaired! Motor City Comic Con expands!

Comics A.M. | How An aneurysm Led To The Creation Of Koyama Press

Mon, May 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Digital Comics

Koyama Press profiled! Go inside the Art of EC Comics! Interviews with Tom Smith and Joe Simon's granddaughter Megan Margulies!

Comics A.M. - New "Cardcaptor Sakura" Manga to Launch in June

Wed, April 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CLAMP revisits hit shoujo manga! "The Sandman: Overture" among Hugo nominees! Interviews with Simon Hanselmann and Robb Armstrong! More!

Comics A.M. - Wizard World CEO Resigns After $4.3 Million Loss

Tue, April 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Wizard World names new CEO! Judge won't stop Houston con from using "Space City" name! Interviews with Julie Doucet and David Walker!

Comics A.M. - Accused Salt Lake Comic Con Impostor Gets New Lawyer

Mon, April 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Judge throws out plea in Salt Lake Comic Con case! Iranian cartoonist could be released from prison next month! Dwayne McDuffie Awards nominees!