Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Fans Celebrate Flash Appreciation Day

Thu, February 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Flash fans call for donations to The Hero Initiative! Matt Bors’ The Nib finds a new home! Daniel Way talks "Deadpool"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Near-Mint "Amazing Fantasy" #15 Could Sell For $400K

Tue, February 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The 1962 comic could fetch a record price! University library acquires rare copy of "All-Negro Comics"! How Superman has changed! Plus much more!

"This One Summer" Pulled From Libraries in Two Florida School Districts

Tue, February 9th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Officials determined the acclaimed graphic novel was too mature for young readers. However, one district also removed the book from high schools.

Comics A.M. - "Naruto," "One-Punch Man" Top January Bookstore Sales

Mon, February 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Manga dominates Bookscan's January charts, which also feature "Star Wars," "Saga"; "Peanuts'" Linus' namesake passes away.

Comics AM: Clowes Honored by Fellow Artists; Oregon Paper Pulls "Non Sequitur" Cartoon

Fri, February 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Daniel Clowes is the subject of an in-depth spotlight article, and a paper pulled "Non Sequitur" strips that made fun of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge occupiers.

Comics A.M. - Longtime "Mark Trail" Artist Jack Elrod Passes Away

Thu, February 4th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Jack Elrod dies at age 91. Angouleme organizers distance themselves from fake awards. Marvel's Sana Amanat talks diversity and "Ms. Marvel."

Comics A.M. - Amazon May Open More Than 300 Physical Stores

Wed, February 3rd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Is the online retail giant expanding its physical presence? Egyptian cartoonist released from custody! Ed Piskor talks tools and techniques! Plus more!

Four French Creators Refuse Order of Arts and Letters Honor

Tue, February 2nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Four of the eight cartoonists honored by the French government as Knights of the Order of Arts and Letters have refused the title, condemning it as a publicity stunt.

Comics A.M. - Akira Himekawa to Release "Zelda" Manga "Twilight Princess"

Mon, February 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Akira Himekawa to return with "The Legend of Zelda: Twilight Princess"! Egyptian authorities arrest cartoonist! G. Willow Wilson on "art and money"! More!

Today is Hourly Comic Day!

Mon, February 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Today is Hourly Comic Day, in which participants stop every hour to draw a comic about what happened in the previous 60 minutes.

Angouleme Grand Jury Condemns Fake Festival Awards

Mon, February 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

All seven members of the Angouleme grand jury have signed a letter criticizing the "cruelty and vulgarity" of the "joke" prizes presented at the festival.

"Ms. Marvel" Wins Best Series at Angouleme

Sun, January 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Here" by Richard McGuire, and "Ms. Marvel" by G. Willow Wilson and Adrian Alphona were among the winners at the Angouleme International Comics Festival.

French Minister of Culture Honors Eight Creators

Sun, January 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Julie Maroh ("Blue Is the Warmest Color") and Marguerite Abouet ("Aya of Yop City") were among the creators named Knights of the Order of Arts and Letters.

Comics A.M. - "Valerian" Creator on (Possibly) Influencing "Star Wars"

Fri, January 29th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Valerian's" Pierre Christin talks "Star Wars"! Si Spurrier talks "Cry Havoc"! Johnnie Christmas on his collaboration with Margaret Atwood!

Comics A.M. - Angouleme Grand Prix Goes to Hermann

Thu, January 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Jeremiah" creator wins Angouleme Grand Prix! Diamond Book Distributors has second-best year ever! Plus much more!

Hernandez & Cooke's "Twilight Children" Brings Modern Sci-Fi to Comics

Wed, January 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Gilbert Hernandez and Darwyn Cooke tell CBR News how two legendary comic creators came together to spin a modern sci-fi tale.

Comics A.M. - Iranian Cartoonist Acquitted on "Illegitimate Relations" Charges

Wed, January 27th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Atena Farghadani and her lawyer could've been sentenced to 99 lashes. A preview of the Angouleme International Comics Festival! A profile of Frank Quitely!

Comics A.M. - Ben Hatke's "Little Robot" Wins Children's Literature Award

Tue, January 26th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Little Robot" wins Gryphon Award! Comic-Con reveals more special guests! Tour Julia Wertz's Brooklyn apartment! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Complete Set of Marvel Comics Sells For $200,000

Mon, January 25th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Collection filled 106 longboxes! Belgian creator Hermann says he'd accept Grand Prix d’Angouleme! How IDW, Dynamite and BOOM! have grown! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - The Black Keys' Daniel Auerbach to Create Comic Soundtrack

Fri, January 22nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Musician to release album inspired by "Murder Ballads"! Yang, Piskor and more among National Book Festival guests! Plus much more!

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