Comics A.M. | The comics Internet in two minutes

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Comics A.M. | The comics Internet in two minutes

Legal | Ong Kian Cheong and his wife Dorothy Chan Hien Leng are on trial in Singapore for allegedly distributing anti-Muslim tracts by Jack Chick.

Prosecutors charge that the comics, The Little Bride and Who Is Allah?, violate Singapore’s Sedition Act and Undesirable Publications Act. [The Straits Times]

Conventions | The 36th annual Angoulême International Comics Festival kicks off tomorrow in Angoulême, France. [The Connexion]

Retailers | Retailer L.E. Becker isn’t happy that Borders Books is carrying the third printing of Amazing Spider-Man #583’s Obama variant cover. []

Publishing | Jeff Parker, writer of Mysterious the Unfathomable at DC’s Wildstorm imprint, asks, “Why not Wildstorm?” [Parkerspace]

Publishing | Sometimes corporate micro-blogging goes a little wrong. [Kevin Church]

Humor | “Obama Disappointed Cabinet Failed To Understand His Reference To Savage Sword Of Conan #24″ [The Onion]

Humor | “Study: Comic Book Superheroines ‘Improbably Busty’.” [CAP News]