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Comics A.M. - Sherlock Holmes Copyright Case Appealed to High Court

Comics A.M. - Sherlock Holmes Copyright Case Appealed to High Court

Doyle estate wants justices to rescue Holmes from public domain! Spotlight on Stan Lee! Interviews with Alison Bechdel and Scott Allie! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Graphic Novel Sales Up 10 % in Bookstores This Year

Comics A.M. - Graphic Novel Sales Up 10 % in Bookstores This Year

Neilsen BookScan shows increase over same period in 2013! Alison Bechdel announces new memoir! A defense of graphic novels in literary awards! Plus more!

Alison Bechdel Wins Prestigious MacArthur 'Genius Grant'

Alison Bechdel Wins Prestigious MacArthur 'Genius Grant'

Acclaimed cartoonist Alison Bechdel is among 21 people named the 2014 fellows of the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation.

South Carolina Senate Panel Rejects Bid to Punish Colleges Over Gay-Themed Books

South Carolina Senate Panel Rejects Bid to Punish Colleges Over Gay-Themed Books

A South Caroline Senate committee rejected a plan to cut the budgets of two state universities as punishment for selecting gay-themed books, including "Fun Home."

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Comics A.M. - "Fun Home" Dispute Part of Larger Battle in SC

Some South Carolina lawmakers say they'll seek even more cuts after "provocation"! "Big Nate" cartoonist sets world record! A look at early manga "Tank Tankuro"!

Comics A.M. - Carol, Kamala and a Changing Superhero Landscape

Comics A.M. - Carol, Kamala and a Changing Superhero Landscape

A look at Captain Marvel, Ms. Marvel and diversity! Dissecting March's direct-market sales figures! South Carolina booksellers react to college funding cuts! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Protesters Rally Against Cuts to SC Colleges

Comics A.M. - Protesters Rally Against Cuts to SC Colleges

About 200 people protest proposed cuts to state schools for selecting gay-themed books! Editorial cartoonist Mark Ritter passes away. Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa's App to Offer Manga in English

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa's App to Offer Manga in English

ComicWalker to launch March 22! Trondheim on Angoulême's Grand Prix! Bechdel on comics and the Bechdel Test! Kitchen recalls meeting Eisner! Plus much more!

College Could See Funds Cut For Choice of Gay-Themed

College Could See Funds Cut For Choice of Gay-Themed "Fun Home"

A South Carolina university that came under fire for including Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home" as recommended reading for incoming students may see its state funding reduced.

Comics A.M. - Hayao Miyazaki Is Drawing A Samurai Manga

Comics A.M. - Hayao Miyazaki Is Drawing A Samurai Manga

"Retired" anime legend returns to manga! A look a the new Billy Ireland Cartoon Library and Museum! Interviews with Groth, Bechdel and Bors!

Comics A.M. - DC Comics Retains Rights to

Comics A.M. - DC Comics Retains Rights to "The Spirit Archives"

DC holds "Spirit Archives" rights for “the foreseeable future”! Jamie Hewlett talks Tank Girl! Cliff Chiang on reintroducing Orion in "Wonder Woman"! Plus interviews with Alison Bechdel, James Sturm, Zoom Rockman and more!

Comics A.M. - Appeals Court to Hear Superman Copyright Case Today

Comics A.M. - Appeals Court to Hear Superman Copyright Case Today

Appeals court to hear arguments in Superman copyright battle! Alison Bechdel named among the "Out 100"! Jim Zubkavich on page rates, creators' rights and more! Disney's digital initiatives! Plus much more!

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Comics A.M. - "Fun Home" Musical to Open in New York

Musical based on Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home" graphic memoir to debut this fall! Gilbert Hernandez talks "Love and Rockets"! Brian Wood and Ming Doyle on "Mara"! Nick Spencer and Riley Rossmo talk "Bedlam"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Retailers Remain Upbeat:

Comics A.M. - Retailers Remain Upbeat: "2012 Is Rocking It"

Sales boost has retailers at Comic-Con upbeat! Viz Media executives on the state of the manga market! Alison Bechdel discusses creative process! Writer Len Brown looks back at his "Mars Attacks" bubblegum cards! Plus more!

Alison Bechdel Asks

Alison Bechdel Asks "Are You My Mother?"

The cartoonist spoke to CBR about receiving a Guggenheim Fellowship, her teaching job, and her new book -- her first since "Fun Home" -- which explores her relationship with her mother.

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Comics A.M. - "Batman" #1 Sells For Record $850,000

Near-mint copy of "Batman" #1 sells for $850,000! Cory Casoni exits Oni Press! Interviews with Alex Ross, Alison Bechdel and Matt Bors! The New York Times discovers rage comics! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Todd McFarlane Productions Emerges From Bankruptcy

Comics A.M. - Todd McFarlane Productions Emerges From Bankruptcy

Todd McFarlane Productions exits bankruptcy protection after more than seven years! What's the top-selling "Avengers" comic ever? MoCCA Fest sees growth! Alison Bechdel talks "Are You My Mother?" Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Archie Co-CEO Talks Kevin Keller Marriage, Boycott

Comics A.M. - Archie Co-CEO Talks Kevin Keller Marriage, Boycott

Archie Co-CEO Jon Goldwater talks about Kevin Keller, "Life With Archie" boycott! Alison Bechdel wins Bill Whitehead Award for Lifetime Achievement! An appreciation for the late Sheldon Moldoff! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Comics Rebound in 2011 While Graphic Novels Slump

Comics A.M. - Comics Rebound in 2011 While Graphic Novels Slump

Weak graphic novel sales weigh down 2011 direct market! Alison Bechdel's new book to receive 100,000-copy first printing! Diamond Retailer Summit set for C2E2! Brian K. Vaughan talks "Saga"! Plus more!

Abel and Madden Get Behind

Abel and Madden Get Behind "The Best American Comics"

CBR spoke with cartoonists Jessica Abel and Matt Madden about editing "The Best American Comics" series, why the list is so important, and why superheroes so rarely make the list.

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Comic Studies: "Persepolis" and "Fun Home"

Laura Sneddon's third week of Comic Studies focused on two very different Autobiographix by female creators in Marjane Satrapi's "Persepolis" and Alison Bechdel's "Fun Home."

UCLA Live: Harvey Pekar & Alison Bechdel

UCLA Live: Harvey Pekar & Alison Bechdel

Venerable autobiographers Harvey Pekar and Alison Bechdel met with fans at UCLA to discuss "American Splendor," "Fun Home" and "Dykes to Watch Out For," and CBR News was there.

PRESS RELEASE: UCLA Live Presents Harvey Pekar and Alison Bechdel April 23

Bechdel on the Essential Dykes To Watch Out For

Bechdel on the Essential Dykes To Watch Out For

The Award winning cartoonist of "Fun Home," Alison Bechdel talks to CBR about the collection of her long-running comics strip,"Dykes To Watch Out For," and her upcoming memoir and other projects.

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