Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Bidding Farewell to the Long-Running "Apartment 3-G"

Tue, November 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Comic strip ends after a half-century run! Comic-Con International and Salt Lake Comic Con make “significant progress” in trademark dispute!

Comics A.M. - Locust Moon to Close Store, Focus on Publishing

Fri, November 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Philadelphia store to close at the end of the year! "Amityville" children's GN challenged at North Carolina elementary school! Spotlight on Marvel's Sana Amanat!

Viz Media Issues Response to Digital-Piracy Arrests in Japan

Fri, November 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The publisher reaffirms its piracy stance following the arrests of four men accused of illegally uploading a chapter of "One Piece" to a scanlation website.

Comics A.M. - Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins National Book Award

Thu, November 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Black Panther" writer wins award for his memoir! Adrian Tomine talks "Killing and Dying"! Cartoon about Syrian refugees sparks social-media controversy! More!

Comics A.M. - Michael Gross, Designer of "Ghostbusters" Logo, Passes Away

Wed, November 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The artist, designer and film producer was 70. Two more men arrested in Japan for uploading manga. "Charlie Hebdo" responds to Paris attacks. Plus much more.

Comics A.M. - Three Arrested For Illegally Uploading "One Piece"

Tue, November 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Japanese police charge three with copyright violations! Japan considers changes to copyright laws! Stan Lee talks "Amazing Fantastic Incredible"! Plus much more!

Iranian Cartoonist Arrested After Posting Paris-Themed Cartoon

Tue, November 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The arrest of cartoonist Hadi Heidari comes in the midst of what seems to be a crackdown on journalists in Iran.

EXCLUSIVE: New Publisher Stela Designs Original Comics for Small Screens

Mon, November 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books, Digital Comics

There's no swiping left on Stela, a new digital comics platform debuting in early 2016 with exclusive work from Brian Wood, Andrea Mutti and more.

British Comic Awards Announces 2015 Winners

Sat, November 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Tim Bird's "Grey Area: From the City to the Sea" and Rob Davis' "The Motherless Oven" are among the winners of the 2015 British Comic Awards.

Comics A.M. - "Sandman: Overture" is Amazon's Best Comic of 2015

Thu, November 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Amazon's editors name best comics and graphic novels of the year! Ben Towle talks "Oyster War"! War-themed manga regains popularity in Japan! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - SDCC Preregistration Badge Sale Arrives Saturday

Wed, November 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The Comic-Con countdown begins! Malaysian high court orders return of Zunar's books! "Naruto's" Masashi Kishimoto on the future of manga! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Oni to Re-Release Sophie Campbell's "Wet Moon"

Tue, November 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New edition to feature artist's correct name, new cover! Putting the "comic" in comic book! David Michelinie talks "Demon in a Bottle," "Emperor Doom"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Malaysian Cartoonist Challenges Nation's Sedition Act

Mon, November 9th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Zunar challenges Malaysian law! King Features Syndicate marks 100 years! It wasn't easy being a cartoonist for "Playboy"! Michael Cho discusses his Marvel variants!

Comics A.M. - "The Walking Dead" Leads October Bookstore Sales

Fri, November 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Image dominates October bookstore sales chart! Boise, Idaho's Tree City Comic Con won't return to for a second year! Dean Haspiel talks "Beef With Tomato"!

Comics A.M. - Sydney, Australia's Oldest Comic Store is Closing

Thu, November 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Comic Kingdom to close after three decades! Rep. John Lewis, "superhero"! Amnesty International calls for charges to be dropped against cartoonist!

Comics A.M. - Superman Rights Fight Returns to Ninth Circuit

Wed, November 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

No, the fight for Superman isn't quite finished! Mark Waid on his adopted home of Muncie, Indiana! Interviews with Jonathan Case and Kate Beaton! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Amazon Opens Its First Physical Bookstore

Tue, November 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Amazon Books opens today in Seattle! Why so many indie cartoonist are getting jobs in animation! Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá talk "Two Brothers"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Two "Banned" Judge Dredd Strips to See Print Again

Mon, November 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Decades-old Dredd parody will see light of day without legal threat! Best-of-the-year season kicks off! Michael Dougherty talks "Trick 'r Treat: Days of the Dead"!

Comics A.M. - Reward Offered For Return of Stolen Vintage Comics

Fri, October 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Vintage collection disappeared from driveway! A look at the Lucca Comics and Games Festival! Ian McGinty talks "Welcome to Showside"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Settlement May Loom in "Comic Con" Dispute

Thu, October 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Comic-Con International and Salt Lake Comic Con to meet with judge! Matthew Inman trolls Huffington Post! A short history of Milestone Media! Plus more!