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Gaiman Foundation Donates $60,000 To CBLDF

Gaiman Foundation Donates $60,000 To CBLDF

Neil Gaiman's nonprofit corporation The Gaiman Foundation has donated $60,000 to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund for the organization's education program. ROBOT 6 has the details.

Five Things in Comics to Be Thankful For This Year

Five Things in Comics to Be Thankful For This Year

For the holiday season, ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan forgets the "best-of" list and instead considers five things in comics he's thankful for.

Some Shelf Porn to be Thankful for

Some Shelf Porn to be Thankful for

Daniel Gibson shares his collection of comics, action figures, art and more in ROBOT 6's regular Saturday feature. Also find out how you can submit your own collection!

Conversing On Comics With Ben Abernathy

Conversing On Comics With Ben Abernathy

ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant talks with veteran editor Ben Abernathy about his work at digital publisher Madefire, on pushing the boundaries of comics and what led to the demise of the once red-hot WildStorm imprint.

13-Year-Old

13-Year-Old "Walking Dead" Fan Creates Animated Daryl Dixon Short

13-year-old Nick Mastrangelo took his affinity for "The Walking Dead's" Daryl Dixon, the crossbow-shooting, motorcycle-riding loner, and produced a bloody and original animated short.

Marvel Debuts Joe Quesada's

Marvel Debuts Joe Quesada's "Amazing Spider-Man" #700 Variant Cover

Marvel has revealed Joe Quesada’s variant cover for The Amazing Spider-Man #700, the final issue of the long-running series, which is ending as part of the Marvel NOW! initiative.

Hawkeye Runs Out of Arrows in

Hawkeye Runs Out of Arrows in "SNL" "Avengers" Spoof

"The Avengers" star Jeremy Renner hosted "Saturday Night Live" this weekend, lampooning Hawkeye's contributions to Earth's Mightiest Heroes as the archer runs out of arrows at a crucial time during battle.

Talking Comics with Ethan Rilly

Talking Comics with Ethan Rilly

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with former Xeric Grant winner Ethan Rilly about his view on creating covers, his inclusion of the late, great Spalding Gray in his latest issue of "Pope Hats" and more.

Shelf Porn to make you green with envy

Shelf Porn to make you green with envy

Comic fan Lance shares his room filled with statues, replicas, GI Joe figures ... and long boxes! Also find out how you can submit your own Shelf Porn.

Is the Marvel NOW!

Is the Marvel NOW! "Fantastic Four" Series Still Fantastic?

ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco picks up "Fantastic Four" for the first time in years, noting the recent Marvel NOW! relaunch by Matt Fraction and Mark Bagley is "decent but unremarkable."

Hostess, A Little Piece of Comics History, Is Going Out of Business

Hostess, A Little Piece of Comics History, Is Going Out of Business

Hostess Brands, the wholesale baker whose offbeat ads for Twinkies, CupCakes and Fruit Pies were a staple of American comics from 1975 to 1982, will close for good next week in the wake of a crippling strike.

DC, Marvel New Digital Releases Available Ahead of Print Editions

DC, Marvel New Digital Releases Available Ahead of Print Editions

Digital editions of this week's DC Comics titles were available as early as last night on some platforms, hours before their traditional release - and before most brick-and-mortar stores open for New Comics Day. Developing...

DC Comics Reignites

DC Comics Reignites "Young Romance" with Valentine’s Day One-shot

DC Comics is bringing back "Young Romance," the anthology that 65 years ago launched an entire genre, with a February one-shot featuring Superman, Wonder Woman, Catwoman, Batman, Apollo and Midnighter.

The Evolution of Barack Obama Comics

The Evolution of Barack Obama Comics

With President Barack Obama's reelection last Tuesday, ROBOT 6's Corey Blake remembers the Obama comic books of the last four years, finding potential for them to evolve into something useful.

Shelf Porn: A Video Tour from Australia

Shelf Porn: A Video Tour from Australia

Tim Barklay shares a video update of his awesome 'nerd room' in Moree, NSW, Australia, which includes comics, a Nintendo controller table and more. Also find out how to submit your collection!

Grumpy Old Fan: A League That Looks Like America

Grumpy Old Fan: A League That Looks Like America

With "demographics" becoming a hot topic after the U.S. elections last Tuesday, ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks at the make-up of the Justice League over the decades.

"The Walking Dead" Cracks Diamond's Top Ten for October

"The Walking Dead" #103 landed at #9 on Diamond's October sales chart, marking the rare breakthrough into the Top 10 by an independent title. The question, though, is why. ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose explores possible reasons.

Conversing on Comics with Kelly Sue DeConnick

Conversing on Comics with Kelly Sue DeConnick

ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant spoke with writer Kelly Sue DeConnick about overcoming creative roadblocks, looking back on the biggest year of her comics career to date, the importance of connecting to characters and more.

DiDio Assures Fans, DC is

DiDio Assures Fans, DC is "Supremely Proud" of Just-Canceled "Hellblazer"

"We’re supremely proud of Vertigo’s 'Hellblazer,'" DC Comics Co-publisher Dan DiDio said in a statement expressing aprecciation of the just-canceled one-time Vertigo flagship title.

Joe Harris Explores the

Joe Harris Explores the "Great Pacific"

ROBOT 6 spoke with Joe Harris about his and artist Martin Morazzo's "Great Pacific," which debuts November 14, exploring the series origins, the development of its main character and the title's roots in reality.

Comics' Craziest Fictional U.S. Presidents

Comics' Craziest Fictional U.S. Presidents

On the eve of the U.S. Presidential election, ROBOT 6 looks at six surprising presidents from the pages of your favorite comic books including Lex Luthor, Captain America, and Doom?

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Helps Superman Find Krypton

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Helps Superman Find Krypton

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is famed as host of PBS’s "NOVA scienceNOW" and as a frequent guest on "The Daily Show." But in "Action Comics" #14, he's also the man who located Krypton.

Bid on comic art to help hurricane victims

Bid on comic art to help hurricane victims

In an effort to raise money to benefit those affected by Hurricane Sandy, Art for Sandy Relief is auctioning off art by Paolo Rivera, Tommy Lee Edwards and more.

Grumpy Old Fan: 43 DC Comics in 43 Years

Grumpy Old Fan: 43 DC Comics in 43 Years

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant celebrates his 43rd birthday with a look back at a memorable DC comic book from each year he's been alive. Highlights include "The Flash" #241, "Watchmen" #1, "Young Justice" #50 and the New 52's "Batman" #12.

Shelf Porn: Chris from Canada makes his Marvel

Shelf Porn: Chris from Canada makes his Marvel

Today's Shelf Porn features a collection of Marvel statues, from Alpha Flight to the West Coast Avengers. Check it out on ROBOT 6 and find out how to submit your own shelves!

"Ghosts" & "Joe Kubert Presents" Feature Some of Kubert's Final Works

With the release of two comics featuring some of the last work by Joe Kubert, ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco remembers the recently passed comic book legend and his contributions to the art form.

Whedon Endorses Romney and His Vision for the Zombie Apocalypse

Whedon Endorses Romney and His Vision for the Zombie Apocalypse

Between prepping "The Avengers 2" and the "S.H.I.E.L.D." TV series, Joss Whedon found time to endorse Mitt Romney for President, finding common, post-apocalyptic ground with the candidate.

The Fifth Color: The Finality of Now

The Fifth Color: The Finality of Now

ROBOT 6's Cara Hoffman reminisces the"final," pre-relaunch issues of "Captain America," "FF" and more, highlighting how this era's ending is ushering in a new beginning with Marvel NOW!

Shelf Porn: Comics and music collide in Canada

Shelf Porn: Comics and music collide in Canada

Shelf Porn goes to 11, as ROBOT 6 presents a collection from Canada that includes comics, toys and music-related items. Find out how to submit your shelves today!

Grumpy Old Fan: Relaunches, History &

Grumpy Old Fan: Relaunches, History & "Superman" #13

Through the lens of the character's rich history, ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks at the "status quo" changes in "Superman" #13.

Tom Hiddleston Is A Big Fan of Kieron Gillen's Loki

Tom Hiddleston Is A Big Fan of Kieron Gillen's Loki

In writer Kieron Gillen's final letters page for "Journey Into Mystery," Loki himself -- actor Tom Hiddleston -- wrote in to express his appreciation for Gillen's take on the character. ROBOT 6 has the details.

Shake-Ups Await Clark Kent, the Daily Planet in

Shake-Ups Await Clark Kent, the Daily Planet in "Superman" #13

In this week's "Superman" #13, new series writer Scott Lobdell shakes up Clark Kent’s life and one of the foundational elements of the Man of Steel’s mythology. ROBOT 6 has details.

Review: Fantagraphics' EC Library

Review: Fantagraphics' EC Library

ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner offers a thoughtful look at EC Comics in light of two recent collections from Fantagraphics, noting "many stories that were initially regarded as exemplary haven’t held up well over time."

Shelf Porn from Jersey

Shelf Porn from Jersey

A middle school art teacher shows ROBOT 6 his collection of action figures, toys, comics and more. Also find out how to submit your collection!

Six Creators Whose Return To Comics Could Make A Big Impact

Six Creators Whose Return To Comics Could Make A Big Impact

ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant counts down six veteran comic book creators, from Mike Zeck to Chris Claremont, whose return to the medium he believes could make an impact in the current market.

DC Comics Wins Crucial Victory in Superman Legal Battle

DC Comics Wins Crucial Victory in Superman Legal Battle

Handing a major victory to DC Comics, a California federal judge has ruled the heirs of Superman co-creator Joe Shuster surrendered the ability to reclaim 50-percent interest in the property in a 1992 agreement with the publisher.

Talking Comics With Gregg Hurwitz

Talking Comics With Gregg Hurwitz

Writer Gregg Hurwitz discusses his current workload with ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea, digging into his experience adding to Batman's mythos in "The Dark Knight" #0, his upcoming prose novel "The Survivor" and more.

Robot Roulette: Cullen Bunn

Robot Roulette: Cullen Bunn

Hot off announcements at New York Comic Con on "Deadpool Killustrated" and "Helheim," Cullen Bunn spins the roulette wheel and answers random questions on his "gateway" comic, music, gators and more.

Beginning The Joker's Eight-Way Revenge

Beginning The Joker's Eight-Way Revenge

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks at Scott Snyder's "Batman" #13, the beginning of the "Death of the Family" storyline, declaring it "is an effective story which lives up to the hype."

Jerry Siegel’s Daughter Pens Open Letter to Superman Fans

Jerry Siegel’s Daughter Pens Open Letter to Superman Fans

Jerry Siegel’s daughter issued a letter to fans recounting her family’s fight to reclaim a portion of the Man of Steel copyright, criticizing the tactics used by Warner Bros. and DC Comics in the increasingly bitter legal battle.

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