Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Roz Chast Wins Kirkus Prize For Nonfiction

Fri, October 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"We Talk About Something More Pleasant?" earns Kirkus Prize! Cartoonist acquitted of insulting Turkish president! Growing female audience in graphic novel market!

Comics A.M. - Thrillbent Launches New iPad App

Thu, October 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

App allows users to load comics in PDF, CBR and CBZ formats! Diamond cuts "Previews" price! Dark Horse to publishing "Nanjing: The Burning City"!

Comics A.M. - Turkish Cartoonist Faces Prison For Caricature

Wed, October 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Former Turkish prime minister files criminal complaint! Darryl McDaniels on his new comics line! Are there parallels between comics and romance-novel industries?

Comics A.M. - DiDio and Lee on DC's Move, Changing Audience

Tue, October 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

DC co-publishers talk about state of market, growing female readership! Digital distributor iVerse to relaunch! U.K. man convicted for illegal manga, anime images!

NYCC: Friends, Family, Colleagues Remember Stan Goldberg

Mon, October 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

One of the final panels at New York Comic Con was a tribute to the late Stan Goldberg, famed Archie artist and influential Marvel colorist.

Comics A.M. - Is NYCC Really Bigger Than San Diego?

Mon, October 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Taking a closer look at NYCC's counting system! KaBOOM! offers a trick-or-treat pack! Latour and Rodriguez talk Spider-Gwen! Plus much more!

Survivors of the First Comic Con Gather at NYCC

Sun, October 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Len Wein, Bernie Bubnis and more gathered to recall when they were 16 years old and put together the very first comic con for 43 attendees.

NYCC: "Death Note" Artist Takeshi Obata on Building Characters

Fri, October 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

On his first North American visit, Takeshi Obata, the artist of "Hikaru No Go," "Death Note" & "Bakuman," spoke with CBR about bringing his stories to life.

Comics A.M. - $2,000 Dunny Figure Stolen At New York Comic Con

Fri, October 17th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Security video shows theft of one-of-a-kind figure! Chinese cartoonist seeks to remain in Japan! Shannon Watters talks "Lumberjanes"! A look at the collector market!

NYCC: "Afterlife" Brings New Life to Archie

Thu, October 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

You know it's a new Riverdale when Archie meets Predator, Betty and Veronica switch lives and Sabrina shows readers the dark side of witches.

Comics A.M. - Cosplay, And The Fight Against Harassment

Thu, October 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A look at NYCC and the efforts to combat harassment! A roundup of manga news from the con! Interviews with Gerard Way and Cory Doctorow! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - A Peek Behind the Scenes of New York Comic Con

Wed, October 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ReedPOP's Fensterman on what worked well, and what could've gone better! Interviews with Kelly Sue DeConnick, Ellen Forney, and Cory Doctorow and Jen Wang!

Comics A.M. - Duo Jailed For Trying to Sell $9,000 in Stolen Comics

Tue, October 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Two jailed in New Mexico on stolen-property charges! Challenging comics' gender imbalance! Who stopped at NYCC to see world's most valuable comic book? More!

NYCC: Women of DC Comics Declare 'This Is Our House!'

Mon, October 13th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Opening with the statement "This is our house," the discussion of the Women of DC Entertainment panel was focused solely on the creation of comics.

ICv2 White Paper: Rise of the New Comics Customers

Fri, October 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

During the annual ICv2 Conference, Milton Griepp looked at the new customers who are driving growth in the comics market.

Comics A.M. - Square Enix Fires Back in Manga Copyright Feud

Wed, October 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Publisher files counterclaim in "Hi Score Girl" case! New York Comic Con kicks off Thursday! Who's spending, and how much, at conventions? Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - The New York Times Apologizes For Cartoon

Tue, October 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Newspaper criticized for cartoon about India's space program! Spotlight on Geoff Johns! Interviews with Scott Snyder, Matt Kindt and Michael DeForge!

Comics A.M. - Thousands Attend Russia's First Comic Con

Mon, October 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Geek culture continues its global spread! Italian artist Lorenzo Bartoli passes away. Interviews with Renee French, Paul Pope and Scott Stantis! Plus more!

How Humble Bundle is Changing the Face of Digital Comics Buying

Fri, October 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

By offering deep discounted, DRM-free digital comics, and giving part of the proceeds to charity, Humble Bundle is helping publishers reach new readers.

Comics A.M. - A Look at the 1964 New York Comic Con

Fri, October 3rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Steve Ditko and Jack Kirby attended fledgling con! Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa on the new Sabrina series! Paul Pope talks "Aurora West"! John Lewis to lead march, rally!