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DragonCon issues statement on its connection to Ed Kramer

DragonCon issues statement on its connection to Ed Kramer

Noting that co-founder Ed Kramer is still “a stockholder despite our desires otherwise,” DragonCon issued a statement to address the “great deal of discussion” surrounding the accused child molester.

Disney's Not-So-Secret Shame

Disney's Not-So-Secret Shame

ROBOT 6's Corey Blake dissects the recently revealed unpublished epilogue to Don Rosa's autobiography, in which the legendary "duck comics" creator revealed why he retired.

Shelf Porn: A Galactus-sized collection of art and more

Shelf Porn: A Galactus-sized collection of art and more

Galactus and John Byrne fan Bill Roberge shows off his original art, statues, comics and more in the latest edition of ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN. Submit your collection today!

6 Ignored Daredevil Stories Worth Reading

6 Ignored Daredevil Stories Worth Reading

With his book "The Devil Is In The Details: Examining Matt Murdock And Daredevil" releasing soon, writer Ryan K. Lindsay spoke with ROBOT 6 on some of his favorite lesser-known stories starring the Marvel character.

Gay Sci-Fi Author Asks DC For Balance, Offers To Write Superman

Gay Sci-Fi Author Asks DC For Balance, Offers To Write Superman

In response to DC Comics' hiring of Orson Scott Card to write "Adventures of Superman," openly gay science fiction author David Gerrold has asked DC for balance -- and a job.

More Stores Decide Not To Stock Orson Scott Card's

More Stores Decide Not To Stock Orson Scott Card's "Adventures of Superman"

At least three more retailers have decided not to stock the first issue of the DC Comics anthology "Adventures of Superman," which features a story by sci-fi author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card.

Conversing on Comics with Greg Capullo

Conversing on Comics with Greg Capullo

ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant spoke with artist Greg Capullo about "Batman," his relationships with Scott Snyder & Todd McFarlane and the progression of his career from Marvel Comics to "Spawn" and beyond.

"Harry Potter" Books To Feature New Covers By Kazu Kibuishi

Kazu Kibuishi, the acclaimed creator of "Copper," "Daisy Kutter" and "Amulet," is the new cover artist for the new printings of Scholastic's "Harry Potter" books. ROBOT 6 has a look at his "Sorceror's Stone" cover.

DC Comics Responds To Orson Scott Card Backlash

DC Comics Responds To Orson Scott Card Backlash

DC Comics has issued an official response to the growing backlash over its hiring sci-fi author and vocal gay-rights opponent Orson Scott Card to contribute to its "Adventures of Superman" anthology.

Don Rosa Explains Why He Quit Comics

Don Rosa Explains Why He Quit Comics

Don Rosa, who drew Disney's "Scrooge McDuck" and "Donald Duck" comics for many years, has written a lengthy and fascinating piece on why he gave up creating comics and did not pursue creator-owned work.

Conversing On Comics With Nate Bellegarde

Conversing On Comics With Nate Bellegarde

ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant spoke with "Nowhere Men" artist Nate Bellegarde about the Image Comics series, working with Robert Kirkman on "Invincible," his love of world-building and more.

Robot Roulette: Fred Van Lente

Robot Roulette: Fred Van Lente

Fred Van Lente, the writer of Valiant's "Archer & Armstrong," steps up to the roulette wheel this week and answers questions about his hometown -- which he shares with a famous cartoonist -- music and more.

Shelf Porn Saturday: A collection at work

Shelf Porn Saturday: A collection at work

All work and no play isn't an issue for Alfred Day, who shares pictures from his office that include statues, comics and more. Also find out how you can submit your own collection!

Love Is In The Air: DC's

Love Is In The Air: DC's "Young Romance: A New 52 Valentine's Day Special" Reviewed

ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco speed dates each of the stories in DC's latest anthology, "Young Romance: A New 52 Valentine's Day Special" which includes the work of Andy Diggle, Simon Bisley, Sanford Greene and more.

How Much Does Thor's Hammer Weigh? Neil deGrasse Tyson Knows

How Much Does Thor's Hammer Weigh? Neil deGrasse Tyson Knows

After helping Superman to locate his homeworld of Krypton in "Action Comics" #14, astrophysicist, and science superstar, Neil deGrasse Tyson has moved on to a weightier question: Just how heavy is Thor’s hammer?

DC Certifies its

DC Certifies its "WTF" Status With April Cover Gimmick

In declaring April's comics "WTF Certified," DC Comics made itself an easy target for snide remarks. ROBOT 6's Caleb Mozzocco looks at the publisher's marketing campaign for its gatefold "surprise" covers.

ROBOT 6 EXCLUSIVE: STAPLE! Announces March Expo Lineup

ROBOT 6 EXCLUSIVE: STAPLE! Announces March Expo Lineup

STAPLE! The Independent Media Expo has provided ROBOT 6 with an exclusive first look at the details for their ninth annual event, held March 2-3 in Austin, Texas and featuring James O'Barr, Steve Niles and more.

Talking Comics with

Talking Comics with "Winter Soldier's" Jason Latour

ROBOT 6's TIm O'Shea spoke with Jason Latour about Bucky Barnes coming to terms with his past in "Winter Soldier," guiding a supporting cast that includes Nick Fury and the introduction, and naming, of new characters.

Robot Roulette: Chris Samnee

Robot Roulette: Chris Samnee

The artist of "Daredevil," "Thor: The Mighty Avenger" and more spins the ROBOT 6 roulette wheel, answering random questions on movies, guilty pleasures, his career and more.

Shelf Porn: Dangling Spider-Man, Black-and-White Batman and more

Shelf Porn: Dangling Spider-Man, Black-and-White Batman and more

In the most dramatic SHELF PORN installment ever, find out which of Spider-Man's enemies holds Spidey's life in his extra-large hands! Also find out how you can submit your own collection to the feature.

Grumpy Old Fan: New Ring Slinger Simon Baz Recharges

Grumpy Old Fan: New Ring Slinger Simon Baz Recharges "Green Lantern"

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant discusses how Geoff Johns' "Green Lantern" went "from a nice habit to a must-read" with the introduction of the fifth Earthling to wear a green ring, the Arab-American Simon Baz.

Conversing on Comics with Terry Dodson

Conversing on Comics with Terry Dodson

ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant discusses comics with artist Terry Dodson who explains why he left his Marvel exclusivity behind, working on his latest project, "Vouve Rouge," with French writer Xavier Dorison and more.

C is for Crime: Cookie Monster Holds Stolen Gold Cracker for Ransom

C is for Crime: Cookie Monster Holds Stolen Gold Cracker for Ransom

Police in Germany, are on the crumb-littered trail of a missing 44-pound golden cookie. The prime suspect? A certain blue-furred compulsive eater by the name of Cookie Monster. ROBOT 6 has the ransom note.

Nancy A. Collins Calls For DragonCon Boycott Over Ties To Co-Founder

Nancy A. Collins Calls For DragonCon Boycott Over Ties To Co-Founder

Author Nancy A. Collins is calling for a boycott of DragonCon claiming its organizers haven't done enough to distance themselves from co-founder Ed Kramer, who faces child-molestation charges dating back to 2000.

Ming Doyle Discusses

Ming Doyle Discusses "Mara"

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea speaks with "Mara" artist Ming Doyle about her work on the Brian Wood-written Image series, covering her knowledge of volleyball, the book's use of color, designing a futuristic world and more.

One Lapsed Reader Praises

One Lapsed Reader Praises "Young Avengers" #1

ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco picks up Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie's "Young Avengers" #1, reading the series for the first time in a long time and noting the new take "is really good, maybe even great."

Shelf Porn: A growing collection of manga, comics and more

Shelf Porn: A growing collection of manga, comics and more

ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN collection today comes from 17-year-old Colton, who shares his collection of manga, video games, comics and more. Also find out how you can submit your own shelves!

Grumpy Old Fan: DC Comics' New 52 Needs A New

Grumpy Old Fan: DC Comics' New 52 Needs A New "52"

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant makes the case for a "52"-esque miniseries for DC's New 52 universe, which would help give "DC's shared superhero universe some kind of common identity or sense of place."

Catwoman, Tintin & More Show Love for Angoulême Gay-Rights March

Catwoman, Tintin & More Show Love for Angoulême Gay-Rights March

Local artist Algesiras posts a handful of photos of banners depicting several famous comic characters sharing a same-sex kisses in support of last weekend's march for marriage equality in Angoulême, France.

Conversing on Comics with Dave Stewart

Conversing on Comics with Dave Stewart

ROBOT 6 contributor Chris Arrant spoke with multiple Eisner Award-winning colorist Dave Stewart, discussing his collaborations with Mike Mignola & JH Williams III, making digital colors feel naturalistic and more.

Christian Bale's Call Brings Smile To Young Cancer Patient

Christian Bale's Call Brings Smile To Young Cancer Patient

"The Dark Knight Rises" star Christian Bale called an 8-year-old Batman fan Zach Guillot, who is battling leukemia, for a ten minute conversation. ROBOT 6 has the details.

Stan Lee Cancels Appearance at Amazing Arizona Comic Con

Stan Lee Cancels Appearance at Amazing Arizona Comic Con

Headliner Stan Lee is ill and "physically unable to travel" to this weekend’s Amazing Arizona Comic Convention in Phoenix, organizers announced overnight. ROBOT 6 has details.

Brooke Shields Donned Wonder Woman's Tiara At Princeton

Brooke Shields Donned Wonder Woman's Tiara At Princeton

New photos of Brooke Shields have surfaced online, taken during the actress' time at Princeton in 1986, where she portrayed Wonder Woman in The Princeton Triangle Club's production of "Star Spangled Banner."

George Takei Teams Up With Dick Tracy

George Takei Teams Up With Dick Tracy

"Star Trek" actor and gay rights activist, George Takei stars in the latest storyline of the "Dick Tracy" comic strip alongside real-life husband, Brad Altman.

The Six Most Criminally Ignored Comics of 2012

The Six Most Criminally Ignored Comics of 2012

ROBOT6's Chris Mautner looks back at six comics he feels didn't get their due last year, including Jeff Smith's "RASL," Benjamin Marra's "Reaper and His Friends" and more.

Shelf Porn: Crazy for comics, Star Wars and more

Shelf Porn: Crazy for comics, Star Wars and more

Today's SHELF PORN at ROBOT 6 features one dad's stylish pad, featuring items from Star Wars, Star Trek and of course comic books. Find out how you can contribute pictures of your own collection!

Bryan Q. Miller Speaks on

Bryan Q. Miller Speaks on "Earthward" Kickstarter Project

The "Smallville" and "Batgirl" writer spoke with ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea about "Earthward," his all-ages graphic novel with Marcio Takara, which he's currently raising funds for via Kickstarter.

Stan Lee Sends Video Message To Teen Injured in School Shooting

Stan Lee Sends Video Message To Teen Injured in School Shooting

Stan Lee has created a video message for a Taft, California, teenager who was given the nickname “Bulletproof Spider-Man” after being shot a week ago at school. ROBOT 6 has the details.

Empire Strikes Back Against White House’s Rejection of Death Star

Empire Strikes Back Against White House’s Rejection of Death Star

The gloating representatives of the Emperor have responded to the Obama administration's dismissal of a petition to build a functioning Death Star, which cited among other things the project's cost-prohibitive nature.

Quote of the Day:

Quote of the Day: "What Makes Superman Unique?"

ROBOT 6 examines what makes Superman unique in light of "Superman: Earth One" writer J. Michael Straczynski's approach to the character and his portrayal in the "Man of Steel" trailer.

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