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ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner looks at the body of work of "Understanding Comics" author Scott McCloud, one of the industry's most restless and interesting inventors and theorists.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea chats with Brian Churilla about his new series from Oni, "The Secret History of D.B. Cooper."
Warner Bros. filed a brief on Friday seeking to reverse a 2008 decision that granted the heirs of Jerry Siegel half the rights to the original Superman story, and to enforce a deal abandoned by the writer’s family.
Does guided view functionality fundamentally change or break the comics medium? Through an examination of a page of Frank Miller's "The Dark Knight Returns," ROBOT 6 has the details.
ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner is joined by comics critic Joe “Jog” McCulloch as they list six great books by legendary creator Moebius, who passed away earlier this month.
With the news that IDW has the American rights to produce original Judge Dredd material, ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan reflects on previous attempts by American publishers to bring Dredd to the States.
The first trailer featuring gameplay footage from Telltale Games' "The Walking Dead" debuts, providing a new look at Charlie Adlard's character designs and a sense of the game's atmosphere.
Robot 6 looks at Paul Levitz's recent New 52 "Huntress" miniseries and considers the potential of the upcoming "Worlds' Finest," which teams her with Power Girl as both women fight to return to Earth 2.
ROBOT 6 examines the ways in which reading print-first comics on mobile devices inherently changes the reading experience, from negating the artist's choice of panel sizes to obscuring the page's "big picture."
U.S. fans who have been eagerly waiting for their chance to see "Batman Live" now have a date to circle on their calendars with Warner Bros. announcing a September 5 for the North American tour debut.
Telltale Games has premiered a creepy teaser trailer for "The Walking Dead" video game that lacks any gameplay footage but makes up for it with a sense of dread and helplessness reminiscent of the comic and TV show.
Archie Comics co-CEO Jon Goldwater spoke with ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson about the publisher's latest foray into real-world issues with the upcoming story arc dealing with Cheryl Blossom's breast cancer.
J. Caleb Mozzocco uses the release of "Supurbia #1" as an excuse to talk about superhero analogies, as he delves into analogues of popular superheroes and its place as a trope in comics.
With DC Comics set to bring back Earth 2 and Shazam! in the New 52, ROBOT 6's Grumpy Old Fan Tom Bondurant takes a look at the history of both concepts.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with writer/artist Karl Kesel about the recent decision to take his and Tom Grummett's "Section Zero' series online as a free-to-read webcomic.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant "sat down with a list of DC’s current and upcoming superhero-universe comics, and rearranged it into a big chart" to see just how interconnected DC's New 52 has become.
Following last weekend's Image Expo announcements, ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan discusses how the publisher has become "very definitely enmeshed in the center of the big conversations about the future of mainstream American comics."
Todd McFarlane will pay Neil Gaiman $382,000 in the wake of the settlement in January of their nearly decade-long legal battle over the rights to Medieval Spawn, Angela and other characters.
Archie Comics announced today via press release that Life With Archie #16, which features the marriage of Riverdale’s first gay character, has sold out. ROBOT 6 has the details.
Tim O'Shea spoke with cartoonist Stephanie Buscema about her new all-ages webcomic "The Little Tales of Otto & Olive," her not-so-secret desire to illustrate an "Adventure Time" story for the BOOM! comic and more.
BioWare's David Gaider talks to ROBOT 6 about the direct-to-digital "Dragon Age" series that kicked off last Wednesday on Dark Horse's digital comics service.
ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson speaks with "Skullkickers" writer Jim Zubkavich about releasing the fantasy-adventure as a webcomic and his new webcomic "Makeshift Miracle."
ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman shows her appreciation for Jeff Parker and Kev Walker's "Thunderbolts," saying it is "fueled by a fantastic imagination and some amazing storytelling."
ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson spoke with writer Alex Segura about bringing the Occupy movement to Archie Comics, from the origins of the idea to the participation of artists Gisele Lagace and Jill Thompson on the project.
"The Twelve" artist Chris Weston joins ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant for a Q&A on his current and past work in comics, movies and more.
Less than two weeks from the second-season premiere of "Young Justice", Little Orbit and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment have announced a video game based on the Cartoon Network series. ROBOT 6 has details.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with "Infinite Kung Fu" creator Kagan McCloud about the critical acclaim McCloud has experienced upon the publication of his ten-year project and what he plans to do for a follow-up.
ROBOT 6's Michael May continues his series of posts looking at superhero series starring and named after women, this time turning his focus on Black Canary and the Birds of Prey.
THE OWL SIGNAL takes over CBR in preparation for "Night of the Owls," news on Gary Friedrich continues and movie reviews abound on SPINOFF.
ROBOT 6's Matt Seneca explores a page of Hawkman drawn by the legendary Joe Kubert, a page with "one of comics’ greatest cartoonists breaking all the rules he can.
"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" producers have settled with ousted director Julie Taymor, who will receive $9,750 a week in royalties as part of the settlement.
While new releases are digitally bootlegged within hours of their official release, evidence suggests indicating Marvel's pirates may reside inside the House of Ideas. UPDATED: The mystery has been solved!
Image Comics has released the ticket designs for its late-February Image Expo, showcasing the current "Experience Creativity" campaign through the use of series art and creator photos.
In reaction to Marvel's dispute with Ghost Rider creator Gary Friedrich, comic book artists debate whether to continue offering convention sketches of Marvel or Disney characters.
A federal judge has dismissed a bid by Stan Lee Media to reclaim the rights to Conan the Barbarian even as the company looks to move forward in its attempt to pursue the rights to Spider-Man, the Avengers and more.
ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner pays tribute to six clever-but-canceled comic strips, from "Bo Nanas" by John Kovaleski to "Oh, Brother" by Jay Stephens and Bob Weber Jr.
New trailers for "The Avengers" and "Amazing Spider-Man," more creative shifts in the New 52, "AvX" cover reveals, "Ghost Rider" creator Gary Friedrich fined $17K by Marvel and more this week on CBR.
Matt Seneca examines a Mignola "Hellboy" sequence, noting, "A large part of what makes Mignola’s stories so wonderful is the way they behave like typical examples of action-adventure comics until they suddenly refuse to do so any longer."
Comic sales rise 27.5% over January 2011! British comics artist Mike White passes away. Random House to release "Garfield" collections as e-books! Jeff Parker and Erika Moen on the end of "Bucko"! Plus more!
In response to DC's "Before Watchmen" announcement, Robot 6's Chris Mautner tosses aside arguments about diluting the original "Watchmen," where the characters originally came from and the creators working on the new stories.