Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Gaiman, Bechdel, Spiegelman Join PEN In Honoring "Charlie Hebdo"

Tue, May 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

They'll step in as table hosts following author boycott! Scottish fan stunned to learn his collection of "Oor Wullie" annuals is worth $38,000! Plus much more!

ISIS Claims Responsibility for Texas Shooting, but Police are Dubious

Tue, May 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

ISIS has claimed responsibility for the foiled attack on a Prophet Muhammad cartoon exhibit and competition, but investigators are leaning toward a different conclusion.

Comics A.M. - A Look At Banned Manga, From "Death Note" To "Ultraman"

Mon, May 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

A rundown of some manga titles banned around the world! How one retailer markets children's and all-ages comics! The problem with DC’s new Super Hero Girls line!

Two Gunmen Killed At Muhammad Cartoon Exhibit In Texas

Mon, May 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Police killed two gunmen who shot a security guard Sunday at a controversial contest and exhibit of cartoons depicting the Prophet Muhammad.

Comics A.M. - Inker Rick Ketcham Passes Away

Fri, May 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Ketcham's credits included "The Amazing Spider-Man" and "Buffy." Signe Wilkinson wins two major awards. Interviews with Paul Tobin and Dean Haspiel, plus more.

Comics A.M. - "Charlie Hebdo" Artist "Tired" Of Drawing Muhammad

Thu, April 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Rénald "Luz" Luzier says he won't draw any more caricatures of Prophet Muhammad! Gene Luen Yang on "Avatar"! Tom Neely talks "Henry & Glenn Forever & Ever"!

Comics A.M. - Spiegelman Calls Removal Of "Maus" In Russia "A Real Shame"

Wed, April 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist addresses retailer fears amid Russian government crackdown! Al Hirschfeld's former home is for sale, and it includes a one-of-a-kind mural!

Comics A.M. - "Dragon Ball’s" Akira Toriyama To Write New Manga

Mon, April 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Toriyama will collaborate with "Video Girl Ai" artist Masakazu Katsura! Taking a look a the kids' comics market! Scott McCloud! BEK! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - This Weekend, It's C2E2

Fri, April 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo, its future, and where to go and what to eat while you're there! A look at the popularity of "Attack on Titan"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Wins $250,000 Heinz Award

Thu, April 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist says she's "floored" by honor! Interviews with Daniel Clowes, Chip Zdarsky, and Bastien Vivès, Michael Sanlaville and Balak! Pre-Code horror!

Comics A.M. - Archie's Paul Kaminski Joins DC Comics

Wed, April 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

He's now an associate editor in the Superman office! More on the Cartoon Art Museum's move! Roz Chast on the origins of her acclaimed memoir! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Adam Zyglis Wins Pulitzer Prize For Editorial Cartooning

Tue, April 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Pulitzer is Baltimore News cartoonist's third national award this month! Will minimum-wage hikes hurt comic shops? Why one paper dropped "Maakies"!

"Naruto" Spinoff To Run In Viz Media's "Shonen Jump"

Tue, April 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Masashi Kishimoto’s "Naruto: The Seventh Hokage and the Scarlet Spring" will debut April 27 in North America, the same day as its release in Japan.

Comics A.M. - Calgary Expo Ejects GamerGate-Affiliated Group

Mon, April 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Honey Badger Radio's booth shut down! The darker side of Archie Comics! Keith Knight pulls anti-vax cartoon after backlash! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Ron Richards Leaves Image Comics

Fri, April 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Richards was hired in 2013 as director of business development. Japanese teacher charged with illegally uploading manga. A look back at Dell Comics. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Little Archie" Cartoonist Dexter Taylor Passes Away

Thu, April 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Taylor's solo run on "Little Archie" lasted nearly two decades. Daniel Way returns to self-publishing. Bastien Vivès talks "Last Man." Plus much more.

Ty Templeton in "Critical but Stable Condition" After Heart Attack

Thu, April 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Writer and artist Ty Templeton, known for his work on "The Batman Adventures" and his own "Bun Toons," is in a medically induced coma after suffering a heart attack.

Comics A.M. - Artist Stands By Controversial "Gun Culture" Cartoon

Wed, April 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Milt Priggee says his goal was to make readers think critically about gun culture. A look at the North American manga industry. Daniel Clowes talks "Eightball."

Comics A.M. - A Closer Look At "Most Challenged" Comics

Tue, April 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Drama's" Telgemeier and CBLDF's Brownstein talk challenged books! Scribd's digital comics service was its most successful launch to date! Plus more!

Comics A.M. New York Retailer Michael Bradley Passes Away

Mon, April 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Bradley owned Collectors Kingdom in Huntington Station, New York. A look at Farrago Comics. Interviews with Keith Knight and Sydney Padua. Plus more!