Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Conan O'Brien, "Agents of SHIELD" & More Wrap SDCC Trolleys

Wed, June 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Learn how San Diego's trolleys undergo their cosplay transformations! Plus, an interview with DC's "Flintstones" comic creators, and more!

Comics A.M.: Del Rey Manga Titles Return - on iTunes

Tue, June 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Digital Comics

Four older manga series are making a comeback in digital form, comic pro reactions to Brexit continue, and more.

Comics A.M. - Unpublished Joe Kubert Cover Sells at Auction

Mon, June 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Joe Kubert's "Battle Classics" #3 art fetches $8,360! Why publishers keep returning to Comic-Con! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Brabner Gathering Cartoonists For GOP Convention

Fri, June 24th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Joyce Brabner launches a "comixcast" crowdfunding campaign! Nate Powell talks John Lewis! Sarah Kuhn reflects on the X-Men's Jubilee! Plus more!

Comics A.M. -- Free WiFi Comes to San Diego for Comic-Con

Thu, June 23rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Downtown San Diego to offer free WiFi during Comic-Con! "One-Punch Man's" Yusuke Murata announces next project! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - ComiXology Adds New Titles to Unlimited Service

Tue, June 21st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books, Digital Comics

The "all you can eat" digital comics service expands; Svetlana Chmakova's "Awkward" wins the second Dwayne McDuffie Award; and more!

Comics A.M. - Denver Comic Con Expects Large Crowds, "Robust" Security

Fri, June 17th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Organizers promise "robust security presence" this weekend! Dan Parent on the new Kevin Keller comic! DC's continuity shifts! Plus more!

"4 Kids Walk Into a Bank" HeroesCon Variant to Benefit Equality NC

Thu, June 16th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Writer Matthew Rosenberg discusses politics, convictions, and the "4 Kids Walk Into a Bank" team's response to North Carolina's anti-LGBT law.

Comics A.M. - Maggin & Hughes to Receive Bill Finger Awards

Wed, June 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Elliot S! Maggin and Richard E. Hughes to be honored at SDCC, Jack Kirby "Thor" artwork heads to auction, and more!

Comics A.M. - Superheroine La Borinqueña Debuts at Puerto Rican Day Parade

Tue, June 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Edgardo Miranda-Rodriguez's Puerto Rican superhero La Borinqueña debuts, New Yorker cartoonist Anatol Kovarsky passes away, and more.

Comics A.M. - Attorney Takes a Close Look at Artists Alley

Mon, June 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

IP lawyer examines copyright infringement at conventions! Spotlight on 10 years of First Second Books! Plus much more!

Eat, Prey, Coffee: "Tokyo Ghoul," a Beginner's Guide

Sun, June 12th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The dark fantasy manga is a hit in both Japan and North America. We take a look at the beating heart of this tale of eat or be eaten.

Comics A.M. - Russ Manning Award Nominees Announced

Fri, June 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Nominees announced for most promising newcomer! Publisher gets creative with iBooks submission! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - San Diego Could Get a Comic-Con Museum

Thu, June 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Discussions under way about a Comic-Con museum! Signs that a convention is going to be a disaster! The black-and-white comics bubble! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - World's (Physically) Longest Comic Debuts, Comic Con Crasher's Charges Reduced

Tue, June 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The new longest comic in the world measures 1,625 meters, and the cosplaying comic con crasher gets charges reduced to misdemeanor rather than felony.

Comics A.M. - Stu Levy on Tokyopop's Return to Print

Mon, June 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

CEO talks lessons learned and the state of the market! Seven Seas announces "Captive Hearts of Oz"! Seagle and Katzenstein talk "Camp Midnight"!

Comics A.M. - Rare Canadian Comic Could Fetch $100,000

Fri, June 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Just 10 copies of "Better Comics" #1 are known to exist! Trina Robbins talks "Wimmen's Comix"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Graphic Novelist Charged in Torture Killing of Girlfriend

Thu, June 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Blake Leibel pleaded not guilty to charges. Minnesota school board returns "This One Summer" to library. ExxonMobil pressures store to change logo.

Comics A.M. - Troubles at Space City Comic Con

Wed, June 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Houston, we have some problems! Salt Lake Comic Con buys 50% stake in local gaming event! New Yorker veteran Frank Modell passes away.

"Nanjing" and "Prez" Win Reuben Awards

Wed, June 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The National Cartoonists Society announced its annual Reuben Awards over the weekend, with Ethan Young and Ben Caldwell among the winners.

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