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Comics A.M. | Emily Carroll's 'Through the Woods' wins British Fantasy Award

Awards | Emily Carroll's acclaimed horror anthology Through the Woods has won the 2015 British Fantasy Award for best comic/graphic novel, presented Sunday at FantasyCon 2015 in Nottingham, England. [British Fantasy Awards]

Publishing | The attack on the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo left an unexpected legacy: The paper, which had always struggled on the brink of bankruptcy, was suddenly flush with cash. Nicola Clark looks at the many issues stemming from the shootings, including dissension among the staff over how the money should be divided up, the expense of new offices with much tighter security, and the expectation that revenue will drop in January, when many people who subscribed in solidarity after the shootings will not renew. "We were living day to day," said financial director Éric Portheault. "Then we came into a financial windfall because some bastards took out our friends." [The New York Times]

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Manga | A manga series about training men to do housework has ruffled feathers in Japan, causing creator Akiko Higashimura to put it on hiatus after just two chapters. The series ran in Kodansha's Morning Two magazine, which caters to men in their 20s. Readers criticized the story, of men who were learning to do household chores in order to make themselves more attractive to women with good jobs, as belittling the subjects. Although the publisher backed her, Higashimura said she was going to take a break and rethink her story. [Asahi Shimbun]

Creators | Andy Hurley of Fall Out Boy and the Toe Tag Riot creative team of Matt Miner and Sean Van Gorman talk about Hurley's upcoming appearance in the comic, which features a punk band whose members turn in to zombies when they perform live. [Alternative Press]

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Creators | Alex Dueben interviews longtime Marvel inker Tom Palmer. [The Comics Journal]

Comic strips | Garry Trudeau celebrates the 45th birthday of Doonesbury with an open letter to his readers. [Laugh Tracks]

Comics culture | Shea Hennum writes about some recent instances of sexual harassment in the comics industry, as well as the conversation that followed, with links for those who are coming late to the story. [Paste]

Conventions | One alternative to the Comic-Con International hotel crunch is Airbnb; several San Diego hosts discuss their rates and whether they're willing to accommodate Comic-Con attendees. [San Diego Reader]

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Conventions | Martha Donato, president of Mad Event Management, which runs Long Beach Comic Con, talks about the company's new event, New Jersey Comic Expo: "We’re trying to appeal to the hardcore comic fan, and then the general audience who are just interested in the genre." [ICv2]

Conventions | Jeremy Briggs files a thorough con report on the Lakes International Comics Festival, with lots of photos and links to the creators' sites so the curious can check out their work. [Down the Tubes]

Retailing | Metal musician Glen Danzig paid a surprise visit to the Portland, Maine, comics shop Coast City Comics: He asked directions to a nearby record store but then came back and spent an hour in the store, talking comics and doing some sketches of his own. [Bangor Daily News]

Retailing | Comics, Cards, and Collectables of Canton, Ohio, is celebrating 35 years in the business next weekend. Owner Tom Mattevi opened the store in 1980 with his brother Ted; he thought of closing it 11 years ago, when the building that housed it was sold, but customers urged him to stay open. “I couldn’t abandon those people,” he said. [Canton Repository]

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