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Comics A.M. | Jeff Smith, Keith Knight & more on censorship
Banned Books Week | National Public Radio’s Lynn Neary covers Banned Books Week, with interviews with frequently banned creators Jeff Smith (Bone) and Dav Pilkey (Captain Underpants). Although Smith acknowledges …
Comics A.M. | At Dubai con, women artists outnumbered men
Conventions | Vocativ put together an interesting, if somewhat late, video report about the Middle East Film & Comic Con in Dubai, often viewed by Westerners as a conservative Muslim …
Comics A.M. | Driver in ZombieWalk accident offers his side
Events | The driver who plowed through the crowd last month at the annual SDCC ZombieWalk: San Diego, injuring a 64-year-old passersby, has given an interview providing his version of …
Where are the archives of the Comics Code Authority?
It’s safe to say few were sorry to see the Comics Code Authority quietly fade away in 2011, having become literally no more than a stamp on the covers of …
Comics A.M. | U.K. artists Gordon Bell & Tony Harding pass away
Passings | British cartoonist Gordon Bell has died at the age of 79. He was a contributor to DC Thomson’s children’s comics, including The Beano and The Dandy, in the …
Comics A.M. | Protest of SodaStream’s Angoulême sponsorship grows
Controversy | Zainab Akhtar has a good roundup of the SodaStream controversy: A number of internationally known creators have protested SodaStream’s sponsorship of the Angoulême International Comics Festival because the …
NYCC: The Secret History of Comics Censorship
The CBLDF shines a light on the grudge that spurred anti-comics crusader Dr. Frederic Wertham to action and recently unearthed letters from teenage readers.
Controversial Classic “Crime Does Not Pay!” Comes to Dark Horse!
Official Press Release Well known for both new and original content, as well as a comprehensive archival program, Dark Horse Comics announces the collection of one of the more controversial …