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The Bat-Family dominates the news, SPINOFF covers "Spartacus: Vengeance" and a plethora of 4-star reviews this week on CBR.
Robot 6's Tim O'Shea takes a field trip to Heroes Aren't Hard to Find in Charlotte, NC for a consumer's eye view of the retail mainstay.
Robot 6's Grumpy Old Fan Tom Bondurant sets his sights on the "Second Wave" of DC's New 52 with some in-depth analysis on the replacement books.
Valiant's Atom! Freeman finds retailers' chief concern about new publishers is timely releases! Informal survey discovers majority of readers pre-order comics! R. Stevens on the free "Diesel Sweeties" e-book! Plus more!
39th Angoulême International Comics Festival kicks off today! Judges step in after Botswana cartoonist prevented from sketching in court! More on piracy and comics creators! Frank Cho postpones "Guns & Dinos"! Plus more!
San Diego City Council approves financing plan for convention center expansion! Is piracy "singly responsible for ruining the comic book industry”? Interviews with Stan Lee and Brian Wood! Plus much more!
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with "The Colbert Report" writer Glenn Eichler about his and artist Joe Infurnari's new book out from First Second, "Mush!: Sled Dogs with Issues."
Jason Thompson on why the manga industry is in trouble -- and how to save it! Bram Stoker Awards releases preliminary ballot! Jim Rugg interviews Jason Karns! Caleb Melby talks "The Zen of Steve Jobs"! Plus much more!
"Xombi" writer/creator John Rozum explains why he left the recently canceled "Static Shock" after just 4 issues, saying he was "completely sidelined" when it came to contributing creatively to the DC Comics title.
Tunisian TV network chief on trial for "Persepolis" broadcast! Stumptown Comics adds board members! First Graphic Novel award winner announced! Interviews with Brian Wood, Aaron McGruder and Tom Gauld! Plus much more!
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks forward to DC's April slate, noting what looks good and interesting from the publisher this spring.
ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman conisders Marvel's upcoming crossover featuring Punisher, Daredevil, Spider-Man and the prize everyone wants, the Omega Drive.
FBI, Justice Department shut down Megaupload, arrest founder! J.M. DeMatteis talks comics piracy! Lynda Barry named artist in residence at University of Wisconsin-Madison! Avi Arad on his manga "The Innocent"! Plus more!
Nearly five months after the debut of DC Comics’ New 52, the Washington, D.C., Fox affiliate has taken aim at the “edgy makeover," focusing on several titles' debut issues. ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose has details.
Neil Gaiman, Warren Ellis, Peter David and Fantagraphics join in opposition to SOPA and PIPA! More on split of "Ashes" collaborators Alex de Campi and Jimmy Broxton! Dan DiDio and Jim Lee discuss DC relaunch! Plus more!
The producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" struck back Tuesday against a lawsuit by Julie Taymor, countersuing the former director and stating she violated her own contract before she was fired in March.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with "Memorial" writer Chris Roberson and artist Rich Ellis about the collaborative process behind their six-issue magical miniseries.
Jennifer de Guzman exits SLG Publishing after 10 years! Retailer Chris Powell joins Diamond Comic Distributors! Axel Alonso talks Miles Morales! Kevin Smith talks women and comic shops! Plus much more!
ROBOT 6 contributor J. Caleb Mozzocco delves into Joe Keatinge and Ross Campbell's new vision of Glory, the bad-girl clone of Wonder Woman created in the early '90s by Rob Liefeld.
ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson chats with Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan about reuniting for Dark Horse's "Conan," featuring a young Cimmerian as he meets his match on the high seas with the pirate queen Bêlit.
Less than seven years replacing its long-established "bullet" with a "swoosh," DC Comics has filed to trademark a new logo of a D peeling back to reveal the C beneath. ROBOT 6 has details.
According to Diamond Comics' shipping lists for the next two weeks, "Justice League" #5, originally set to hit stores January 18, no longer has a release date. ROBOT 6 has details.
Geoff Johns on re-evaluating the medium for digital display! Marvel's backlist problem! Washington City Paper axes comic strips -- again! Houston welcomes "The Scarlet Spider"! Plus more!
Teen sentenced to seven years in theft of elderly man's comics collection! Tom Richmond discusses Reuben Awards' new webcomics category! Who shoulders the blame for digital piracy? What makes a good all-ages comic? Plus more!
Longtime "Star Wars" writer John Jackson Miller spoke with ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea about working on titles in the "Knights of the Old Republic" saga and comic book circulation.
Average price of comics drops by nearly a dime in 2011! Fiona Staples responds to objection to breastfeeding depiction on "Saga" cover! Valiant inks deal with Diamond! Chris Onstad talks burnout and haters! Plus more!
Weak graphic novel sales weigh down 2011 direct market! Alison Bechdel's new book to receive 100,000-copy first printing! Diamond Retailer Summit set for C2E2! Brian K. Vaughan talks "Saga"! Plus more!
ROBOT 6's Matt Seneca goes deep on a sequence from one of the all-time greatest Batman stories, Frank Miller and David Mazzucchelli's "Batman: Year One."
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back at the predictions he made for DC Comics at the beginning of 2011, then follows up with 10 new ones for 2012.
Comic-Con co-founder Richard Alf dies at age 59. MorrisonCon announced! Eisner Awards submissions open! Michael George request acquittal or new trial! Toronto’s Dragon Lady Comics to close! Plus more!
"Jane's World" creator Paige Braddock spoke with ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea about working on BOOM! Studios' new "Peanuts" comic and the challenges in crafting new stories while capturing the spirit of Charles Schulz.
First issue of DC's relaunched "Justice League" has sold 360,000 copies since August! Eagle Awards nominations open! Mike Gold on SOPA! Profiles of Paul Levitz and Mark Bagley! Plus much more!
Bandai Entertainment stops new manga and anime releases! Nominees announced for Cybils YA literary awards! Brubaker and Phillips talk "Fatale"! Grist talks "Mudman"! Plus much more!
Earlier this week Robot 6 took over Comic Book Resources to celebrate their third year at the site. If you missed it, check out this index of all the previews, interviews and more they posted during their birthday bash.
British cartoonist Ronald Searle dies at age 91. Four-day passes for New York Comic Con go on sale today! Comiket draws 500,000! The "graphic novel renaissance"! Herge and Tintin! Plus more!
ROBOT 6 wraps up their two-day birthday bash by reaching out to members of the comic industry to see what they're excited about in comics for 2012, including Greg Pak, Paul Cornell, Bryan Q. Miller and many more.
Like his picks or loathe them, ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose is back with his fourth annual list of the 50 best covers of the year. The 2011 rundown sees the return of perennial favorites, joined by a few new artistic superstars.
ROBOT 6 begins to wind down their third birthday bash with a look back at their favorite comics of 2011, including "Batwoman," "Daredevil," "Ganges #4," "Habibi" and many, many more.
Writer Sam Humphries crashes the Robot 6 birthday bash, bringing a rundown of references in the first issue of his self-published comic "Sacrifice," discussing music, Rancho Peñasquitos and the healing power of tacos.
Courtesy of Image Comics and Joe Keatinge, ROBOT 6 presents an exclusive look at "Hell Yeah #1," by Keatinge and artist Andre Szymanowicz. The comic comes out this March.