Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Australian Expo Draws Criticism For Pulling Comic

Fri, April 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Organizers say removal was triggered by sexually explicit, not gay, content! Digital comics, ownership and disposability! Interviews with Matt Kindt and Peter J. Tomasi!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Vol. 13 Sells 1.4M Copies in First Week

Thu, April 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

There's no stopping Hajime Isayama’s hit dystopian fantasy in Japan! Spotlight on Bluewater Productions! Matt Fraction on sex and comics! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Rare Copy of "The Beano" #1 Goes Up For Auction

Wed, April 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Only about 25 copies of 1938 debut are thought to exist! A chat with some of this year's Eisner nominees! Looking back on the history of black superheroes! More

Comics A.M. - What Amazon-comiXology Deal Means (and What It Doesn't)

Tue, April 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Addressing hype, and panic, surrounding Amazon's purchase of comiXology! Kevin Siers on winning a Pulitzer! Scott Snyder on "Batman" #29! More!

Comics A.M. - Examining Implications of Amazon-comiXology Deal

Mon, April 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

What Amazon's purchase of comiXology might mean for comics! Gene Luen Yang on winning LA Times Book Prize! Interviews with Art Spiegelman and James Kochalka!

Comics A.M. - "Airboy" artist Fred Kida passes away

Fri, April 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The Eisner Hall of Fame nominee was an active artist for almost 50 years. Also, Evan Dorkin on John Buscema! Chris Claremont discusses Nightcrawler! Dynamite's Nick Barrucci on everything! And more!

Comics A.M. - Political cartoon removed from Revolution News Facebook page

Thu, April 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Image removed from Facebook page because it “violated community standards”! Edmonton police department makes a graphic novel! Hulk and Batman wash windows at children's hospital! And more!

Comics A.M. - Cartoonist Jeff Pert Passes Away at Age 55

Wed, April 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Maine cartoonist was active in local comics community. Archie CCO Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa on reimagining Riverdale! MoCCA Festival wrap-up! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Carol, Kamala and a Changing Superhero Landscape

Tue, April 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A look at Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel and diversity! Dissecting March's direct-market sales figures! South Carolina booksellers react to college funding cuts! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Attack on Titan" Vol. 13 Gets 2.75 Million-Copy Print Run

Mon, April 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Attack on Titan" is unstoppable! How the War on Terror changed superhero comics! Two views of March's direct-market sales! Max Brooks talks "Extinction Parade"!

Comics A.M. - Cartoonist Signe Wilkinson Named in Defamation Suit

Fri, April 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Lawsuit against Philadelphia newspapers includes Pulitzer Prize winner! Mike Mignola walks through "Hellboy in Hell"! A look at Lion Forge Comics! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Image, Manga Dominate March Bookstore Sales

Thu, April 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

DC and Marvel are shut out of bookstore Top 20 again! Co-CEO Jon Goldwater on how Archie Comics has changed! A doujinshi chilling effect? Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Man Charged in Robbery of Comic Store Employee

Wed, April 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Missouri man arrested in robbery that netted $26 in coins! A profile of Seattle's alt-comics scene! A look at Captain America's roots in Manhattan's Lower East Side!

Comics A.M. - Police Search For Man Who Robbed Store Employee

Tue, April 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Robbery outside St. Charles, Missouri, comic shop triggered school lockdown! Manapul and Buccellato talk "Detective"! Bendis returns to Cleveland! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Protesters Rally Against Cuts to SC Colleges

Mon, March 31st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

About 200 people protest proposed cuts to state schools for selecting gay-themed books! Editorial cartoonist Mark Ritter passes away. Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Algerian Cartoonist Seeks Asylum in France

Fri, March 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist claims Algerian prosecutors want to make an example of him! The appeal of Emerald City Comicon! G. Willow Wilson and Sana Amanat on "Ms. Marvel"! More!

Comics A.M. - CCS to Offer Masters in Applied Cartooning

Thu, March 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Center for Cartoon Studies introduces new MFA track! Neil Gaiman on "The Sandman: Overture"! The world's biggest "Skullkickers" fan? Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "The 99" Creator Questions Reports of Saudi Ban

Wed, March 26th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Naif Al Mutawa says he hasn't received official notice of ban! Interviews with the "All-New Ghost Rider" team, Gene Luen Yang, David Gallaher and Steve Ellis! More!

Comics A.M. - Emerald City and the Future of "Geek Culture"

Tue, March 25th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Emerald City Comicon as the model for the future of geek culture! Bill Watterson and Richard Thompson react to exhibit of their work! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Stan lee Media, Spider-Man & "Litigation Finance"

Mon, March 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Stan Lee Media's web of litigation finance! Kodansha Comics confirms "The Heroic Legend of Arslan," and more! Taking ComicWalker digital manga service for a spin!