Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Comic-Con Expected To Inject $136M Into Local Economy

Wed, July 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

San Diego’s Convention Center Corp. tweaks its economic estimate. "Mary Perkins On Stage" creator Leonard Starr dies. Harassment accusations at Anime Matsuri.

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Spinoff Manga To End Next Week

Mon, June 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring" concludes next week! A look at convention demographics! Anime Expo to remain in Los Angeles! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Maine Governor Jokes About Shooting Cartoonist

Fri, June 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Maine cartoonist doesn't think it's a laughing matter. DC Comics joins Hoopla's digital service for libraries. David Lloyd discusses Aces Weekly. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Sonny Liew's Controversial GN Scores Third Printing

Thu, June 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Sonny Liew's graphic novel is a certified bestseller in Singapore! Barnes & Noble increases comics space! Scott Snyder talks "Wytches"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "Attack On Titan" As A Reflection of Japan's Politics, History

Wed, June 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

How the blockbuster "Attack on Titan" reflects Japanese history and politics! Sonny Liew on the controversy in Singapore! An interview with the "Batgirl" team!

Comics A.M. - Spider-Man Toy Inventor Disappointed By Ruling

Tue, June 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Inventor who sued Marvel addresses Supreme Court ruling! How manga publishers courted women! A look at "The League of Regrettable Superheroes"! More!

Comics A.M. - "Boruto: Naruto the Movie" Viewers To Get Manga One-Shot

Mon, June 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Japanese theater-goers will receive a special "Naruto" book! Sophie Campbell talks "Jem" and coming out as trans! Frank Quitely's sound effects in "Batman and Robin"!

Comics A.M. - Is Tokyopop Planning a Comeback?

Fri, June 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

One-time U.S. manga powerhouse teases that it's "rebuilding"! Amazon's appetite for digital comics! A "Mega Man" hiatus! An interview with Noelle Stevenson!

Comics A.M. - "Shonen Jump" Offers Up Issue That Launched "One Piece"

Thu, June 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Shonen Jump+ app celebrates "One Piece's" Guinness World Record! Digital distributor rejects creator's adult gay comics! A spotlight on Valiant! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Jailed Iranian Artist's Lawyer Arrested For Shaking Her Hand

Wed, June 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Atena Farghadani's attorney charged with "fornication." Longtime "Judge Parker" artist Harold LeDoux passes away. Analyzing an artists' income survey. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Bongo Comics Leaves comiXology For Simpsons App

Tue, June 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Bongo plans to release Simpsons Store app! Prophet Muhammad cartoon appears on billboards in St. Louis! "A Softer World" creators reflect on webcomic's end!

Comics A.M. - Rare Superman Comic Stolen From Canadian Store

Mon, June 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Worn copy of 1939’s "Superman" #3 disappears from Edmonton shop! Spotlight on Drawn and Quarterly! A look at DC's diverse lineup! Plus much more!

Student, Parents Want College To Ban "Sandman," "Persepolis" And More

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Shocked by the content of four graphic novels required as part of an English course, a 20-year-old student in California is seeking to have the college ban them.

Comics A.M. - "Sherlock" Manga Releases Bilingual Edition

Fri, June 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New edition of “A Study in Pink” intended for students of English! Special Edition: NYC reports 40% rise in attendance! Five great untranslated manga! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - DeviantArt Withdraws As SDCC Artists' Alley Sponsor

Thu, June 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Comic-Con seeks new sponsor for Artists' Alley! A call for cartoons in support of jailed Iranian artist! A look ahead to Flame Con, New York's first LGBT comic con!

Comics A.M. - Retailers Point To Rising Sales, More Women In 2015

Wed, June 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Informal survey seems to confirm some recent trends! Brooklyn Comics & More Inc. files for bankruptcy! Community rallies around Calgary store after burglary!

Comics A.M. - Viz To Bring Popular "One-Punch Man" To Print

Mon, June 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The action-comedy digital manga heads to print in North America! Behind the scenes of Dallas Comic Con! Dave Gibbons talks "Watchmen" and "The Secret Service"!

Comics A.M. - Driver To Stand Trial In ZombieWalk Crash

Fri, June 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Driver charged with felony reckless driving for 2014 incident in San Diego. "Daredevil" art through the years. The San Diego Comic Art Gallery opens.

Comics A.M. - Witnesses Testify In ZombieWalk Crash Hearing

Thu, June 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Driver faces felony charge in July 2014 incident during SDCC. "The Walking Dead" tops May bookstore sales chart. How "Oh Joy Sex Toy" found its niche.

Comics A.M. - Artist Michele Wrightson Passes Away

Tue, June 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Wrightson was part of the pioneering "Wimmen's Comix" collective. Brian Walker on "Hi and Lois" and father Mort. R. Crumb reflects on the places he's lived. Plus more.