Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Viz Media Launches "Naruto" App

Tue, October 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

New "Naruto" app offers a free chapter a day! Viz Media to serialize "Platinum End" in "Shonen Jump"! Lauren Beukes and Dale Halvorsen talk "Survivors' Club"!

Comics A.M. - Retailer, Perennial Candidate Clint Thomas Dies

Mon, October 5th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Clint Thomas owned Clint's Comics in Monroe, Louisiana. Amnesty International condemns charges against cartoonist. Artist Jeffrey Veregge talks "Red Wolf."

Comics A.M. - "Saga," "Persepolis" & "Drama" Among Most Challenged Books

Fri, October 2nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

American Library Association releases annual list for Banned Books Week. Man pleads guilty to role in collector's death. Real-life inspiration for Archie's Betty.

Comics A.M. - George Lucas' Museum Acquires Robert Crumb Art

Thu, October 1st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Lucas Museum of Narrative Art acquires "Book of Genesis" art! A look back at "Buz Sawyer" cartoonist's collaboration with U.S. government! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Vertigo Tests The Waters With Wattpad

Wed, September 30th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics imprint joins the social reading app! Jeff Smith and Tom Spurgeon talk Cartoon Crossroads Columbus! Chip Zdarsky on declining his Harvey Award!

Comics A.M. - At Retailer Summit, Concerns Arise About Slowing Growth

Tue, September 29th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Diamond Retailer Summit addresses cooling market, variant covers! Another Zunar book draws Malaysian government scrutiny! Gilbert Hernandez on "Twilight Children"!

Comics A.M. - Denmark's Muhammad Cartoons, 10 Years Later

Mon, September 28th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Reflecting on the controversy, a decade removed. ComicsPRO's Joe Field on Local Comic Shop Day! An interview with Kate Beaton! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Japan's Kadokawa Expands Its Digital Reach

Fri, September 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kadokawa to relaunch BookWalker e-book platform! Tim Seeley talks "Batman: Eternal" and "Grayson"! "Zippy" creator Bill Griffith on "Invisible Ink"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Artist Jay Scott Pike Passes Away At 91

Thu, September 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jay Scott Pike drew "Jann of the Jungle," created DC's Dolphin. How long must you wait for the trade? Why don't we talk more about manga? Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - SDCC, Salt Lake In Talks Over Trademark Dispute

Wed, September 23rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Movement in the feud over the term "Comic Con"? Imprisoned Syrian cartoonist Akram Raslan confirmed dead. Retailers offer another perspective on "DC You."

Comics A.M. - "Stone Soup" Daily Strip Ends After 20 Years

Tue, September 22nd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jan Eliot announces she's retiring "Stone Soup" daily strip! A look at Salt Lake Comic Con's origins! Lisa Hanawalt interviews Kate Beaton! Plus much more!

Female Creators Sweep The 2015 Ignatz Awards

Mon, September 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Sophia Foster-Dimino led the field at the 2015 Ignatz Awards, winning for Outstanding Series, Outstanding Minicomic and Promising New Talent.

Comics A.M. - Chicago's Oldest Comic Store Is Closing

Fri, September 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Variety Comics to shut down after 41 years! A look at the growth, and problems, of Anime Matsuri! Interviews with Kate Beaton and Stephan Pastis! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Major "Attack On Titan" Announcement Teased For NYCC

Wed, September 16th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Kodansha promises "biggest" announcement at NYCC! Scott Snyder, Brian Azzarello and Jock talk "Batman #44"! Why The Hero Initiative is important! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Noelle Stevenson Nominated For National Book Award

Tue, September 15th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Nimona" makes National Book Award longlist! Cartoon Art Museum holds final Mission Street event! Interviews with Kate Beaton, Declan Shalvey & Warren Ellis!

Comics A.M. - Dennis The Menace Statue Found A Decade Later

Mon, September 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Bronze Dennis the Menace statue discovered in scrapyard! "Bleach" creator Tite Kubo quits Twitter! "Barefoot Gen" Kickstarter reaches goal! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - DC And Marvel In The Creator-Owned Era

Thu, September 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Amid industry changes, Big Two remain "indispensable"! Interviews with Chris Giarrusso and Michael DeForge! Bangladeshi comics get their first lesbian character!

Comics A.M. - "The Beano" Sets Guinness World Record

Tue, September 8th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

U.K. magazine certified as longest-running weekly comic! "Suspense Comics" #3 sets auction record! John Paul Leon discusses his work! Advice for would-be writers!

Comics A.M. - Four Challenges Facing The Comics Industry

Fri, September 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Four major "risk factors" in 2015! Why the comics pages have become so bland! Mainstream titles even a "comics snob" can love! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - "The Killing Joke" Reigns In Bookstores Once Again

Thu, September 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

"Killing Joke's" deluxe edition tops bookstore sales for second month! Japan Manga Alliance forms to fight piracy in Thailand! An interview with Kelly Sue DeConnick!