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Comics A.M. | Angouleme Grand Prix goes to Hermann
Belgian artist Hermann, perhaps best known to U.S. audiences for "Jeremiah," was selected as the winner of the Angouleme International Comics Festival's Grand Prix.
Comics A.M. | ‘Attack on Titan’ as a reflection of Japan’s politics, history
One writer analyzes the societal influences on Hajime Isayama's hit manga turned multimedia juggernaut.
Comics A.M. | Artist Michele Wrightson passes away
Passings | Underground comics artist Michele Wrightson has died. As Michele Brand, she was a contributor to the first all-women underground comics anthology, It Ain’t Me Babe, with a story …
Comics A.M. | Malaysian police launch new probe of cartoonist
Legal | The Malaysian cartoonist Zunar is being investigated once more under the country’s Sedition Act, his lawyer revealed Tuesday. Three of Zunar’s assistants were arrested last week for selling …
Comics A.M. | Archie-Valerie romance rekindled; cartoonist resigns
Creators | Dan Parent discusses an upcoming Archie storyline that will bring Valerie Brown from Josie and the Pussycats to Riverdale, causing sparks to once again fly: “The fans can …
Editorial cartoonist loses job following plagiarism allegations
It’s one thing to steal an idea and transform it into something new; lots of creators have stood on the shoulders of others. It’s another thing to copy something and …
Understanding “Incarnate” & Comic Book Plagiarism
In an industry rife with homages and swipes, what kind of legal action can be taken in the ongoing Nick Simmons controversy? CBR checks in with comics legal expert Michael Lovitz so find out of what's in play and at stake.
Simmons, Bleach and plagiarism vs. homage: A story in words and pictures
They say a picture is worth a thousand words. What about when those pictures are juxtaposed with words — specifically the words of Incarnate creator Nick Simmons? And what if …