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In the second installment of its 2011 holiday gift guide, ROBOT 6 tapped another group of comics pros for their suggestions, featuring ideas from Jeff Parker, Tim Seeley, Ross Campbell and more.
CBLDF names Alex Cox as deputy director! Talent Coordinator Bon Alimagno exits Marvel! Angouleme International Comics Festival to include Art Spiegelman retrospective! Plus much more!
A near-mint copy of "Action Comics" #1 owned by actor Nicolas Cage sold at auction for a record $2.16 million making it the most expensive comic ever sold. ROBOT 6 has details.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with "Scarlet Spider" artist Ryan Stegman about his time in Marvel's Artist's Training Program, merging digital and traditional illustration techniques and more.
'Tis the season, and ROBOT 6 is here to help with your 2011 gift giving, featuring suggestions from Jim comic book creators Jim McCann, Matt Kindt, Jim “Zub” Zubkavich and more!
Man finds $12,000 copy of "Amazing Fantasy" #15 in attic! Looking at 50 years of "Fantastic Four"! Alan Moore on his friendship with Harvey Pekar! Pulitzer Prize winner Mike Keefe accepts buyout! Plus more!
Advertising Age names DC among America's Hottest Brands! "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" now expected to turn a profit on Broadway! Alan Moore on the use of Guy Fawkes masks in protests! Plus much more!
Classes resume early following the Thanksgiving break as ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner provides an overview on the career and comics of one of comics' biggest stars, Grant Morrison.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant speculates on the future of the DC Comics line, specifically on various concepts that may be due for a New 52 revival.
Sarah Glidden's Occupy Miami diary! More on Bill Mantlo. Jim Zubkavich on the Stop Online Piracy Act! Jennifer Hayden wins a Literary Death Match! The Grant Morrison Bingo Card! Plus more!
We're three months into Steve Sunu's New 52 culling, and in a 2-week stretch that included the latest from "I, Vampire," "Aquaman" and "Batman," he's cut his DC Comics purchases in December to eight titles.
While Marvel’s revivals of "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" and "Route 666" won’t debut in December and February as originally announced, the publisher assures ROBOT 6 that the titles are merely delayed, not canceled.
The problems with, and need for, comics-sales analysis! "Habibi" among finalists for Prix De La Critique! Creators sell art to benefit sick child! Interviews with Alan Moore and Eduardo Risso! Plus more!
Writer Alvin Schwartz passes away. Mark Waid confirms Marcos Martin is leaving "Daredevil"! "Out" spotlights new Teen Titan Bunker! Texas Library Association names its “2012 Maverick Graphic Novel List"!
ROBOT 6's Caleb Mozzocco brings up the age-old fan debate, "Should heroes kill?" after reading the latest issues of "Justice League," "Aquaman" and "Green Lantern."
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea talks to former "Incredible Hulk" writer Greg Pak about the influence Bill Mantlo has had on his writing, as well as Pak's efforts to bring attention to Mantlo's heartbreaking health condition.
Charles “Zan” Christensen and Mark Brill make the "Out 100" list! Kieron Gillen on "Uncanny X-Men" and accessibility! Charlaine Harris talks "Cemetery Girl"! Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs talk "Angel and Faith"! Plus more!
On the heels of this morning's news about the cancellation of "Ghost Rider" comes word that Marvel's "Black Panther: The Most Dangerous Man Alive" will end with February's Issue 529. ROBOT 6 has details.
Original page from "Uncanny X-Men" #137 sells for $65,000! A call for publishers to release digital sales figures! The definitive obituary for Bil Keane. Interviews with Max Allan Cullins and Scott Tuft! Plus more!
Series writer Jason Aaron assures fans that the final issue of Marvel's "PunisherMAX" hitting in February is not the result of a cancellation but is instead the series finale he "always intended."
You may know Neil Gaiman from such works as "Sandman" and "Coraline," but the acclaimed writer is also set to guest star on this Sunday's episode of "The Simpsons." ROBOT 6 has details and a video clip.
Nebraska man says a copy of "Amazing Fantasy" #15 has disappeared from his home! Greg Pak solicits donations for Bill Mantlo! Stumptown Comics Fest names new officers! Plus much more!
Gerry Armbruster, who stole thousands of dollars worth of Superman memorabilia from a mentally disabled collector in late August, has been sentenced to six years in prison. ROBOT 6 has the details.
The decidedly left-leaning Mark Millar steps up in defense of Frank Miller's anti-OWS stance while ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose points out it may have been the tone more than the sentiment that riled up the comic industry.
Longtime X-Men writer Chris Claremont donates papers to Columbia University! Cartoonist Susie Cagle and Nate Beeler on the Occupy movement! Viz's "Bleach" jumps ahead! Plus much more!
Frank Miller has entered the political arena, this past weekend raging against Occupy Wall Street, prompting strong reactions from comic book pros, fans and mainstream media outlets. Kevin Melrose breaks it down.
Peter David suggests a fan/pro Bill of Rights for conventions! Meth ring used comics to launder drug money! Comics-WWE parallels! Chester Brown talks "Louis Riel"! Retailers talk DC's New 52! Plus more!
Archie Comics has provided ROBOT 6 with an exclusive preview of "Jughead" #210, continuing Craig Boldman's "Jughead leaves home" storyline Wednesday, November 16.
The "walking starvation" hits Camelot as King Arthur, Guinevere, Lancelot and the rest of the Round Table fight zombies in Dusty Higgins and Ron Wolfe's "Knights of the Living Dead."
ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner takes a look at the first volume of Fantagraphics' Carl Barks collections, noting "In short, this is exactly the book that Barks fans and the curious have been waiting for."
A heartbreaking profile of Bill Mantlo, who wrote "Incredible Hulk," and other Marvel titles in the 80s, hit the web this week, detailing his struggles since he suffered a closed-head brain injury 20 years ago.
Archie Comics will be available on Barnes & Noble's new Nook Tablet! Producers Guild of America to honor Stan Lee! Cartoonist Susie Cagle talks about her Occupy Oakland arrest! Plus much more!
After taking a hiatus last week, Steve Sunu returns with a two-fer, looking at DC Comics' New 52 releases that have made it into Month Three, including "Action Comics," "Batwoman" and more!
Residents of Victoria, Australia will soon be able to sport license plates emblazoned with their favorite DC Comics characters, featuring classic versions of Green Lantern, Batman, Flash and more.
This week, ROBOT 6's Michael May wraps up a three-part series on comics criticism, jumping into the reasons people participate in criticism in the first place.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant discusses the persistence Silver Age in DC Comics' line-up through the lens of a Silver Age team that wasn't revived as part of the new 52, the Challengers of the Unknown.
Marvel Comics has cancelled its "Victor Von Doom" miniseries before the first issue's publication. The story of a teenaged Doom, by Nick Spencer and Becky Cloonan, was set to debut in mid-November.
Comics market poised for turnaround, but graphic-novel picture is more complex! Kieron Gillen reflects on "Generation Hope"! The pitch process! Matt Murdock enters 21st Century! Plus more!
DC Comics has announced that former "Birds of Prey" and "Teen Titans" artist Nicola Scott will step in for Jesus Merino on three issues of Superman, beginning with this month’s Issue 3. ROBOT 6 has details.
Spandexed heroes participated in the Occupy Wall Street movement in NYC on Halloween as part of an event called "Superheroes versus Economic Supervillains." ROBOT 6 has details and pics.