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Comics A.M. - Guy Delisle, Jim Woodring Win Angoulême Honors

Comics A.M. - Guy Delisle, Jim Woodring Win Angoulême Honors

Guy Delisle's "Jerusalem" and Jim Woodring's "Congress of the Animals" win awards at Angoulême! Paul Hornschemeier receives graphic novel residency! New Orleans Comic Con! Plus much more!

Race in Walt Disney’s Donald Duck: “Lost in the Andes”

Race in Walt Disney’s Donald Duck: “Lost in the Andes”

ROBOT 6 breaks down Fantagraphics' "Complete Carl Barks Disney Library" and Disney's presentation of other cultures in "Donald Duck."

CBR Week in Review: 1/23-1/27

CBR Week in Review: 1/23-1/27

The Bat-Family dominates the news, SPINOFF covers "Spartacus: Vengeance" and a plethora of 4-star reviews this week on CBR.

Comics Field Trip: Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find

Comics Field Trip: Charlotte’s Heroes Aren’t Hard to Find

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.

Can the New 52 Count On the Next Six's Earth-2?

Can the New 52 Count On the Next Six's Earth-2?

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.

Comics A.M. - Retailers Big on Timeliness, Readers on Pre-Ordering

Comics A.M. - Retailers Big on Timeliness, Readers on Pre-Ordering

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!

Comics A.M. - Angoulême Begins; Judges Come to Cartoonist’s Rescue

Comics A.M. - Angoulême Begins; Judges Come to Cartoonist’s Rescue

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!

comics A.M. - San Diego Convention Center Plan Advances

comics A.M. - San Diego Convention Center Plan Advances

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!

Talking Comics with Joe Infurnari & Glenn Eichler

Talking Comics with Joe Infurnari & Glenn Eichler

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."

Comics A.M. - How to Save the Struggling Manga Industry

Comics A.M. - How to Save the Struggling Manga Industry

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!

John Rozum Explains His

John Rozum Explains His "Static Shock" Exit

"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.

Comics A.M. -

Comics A.M. - "Persepolis" Trial Resumes Amid Uproar in Tunisia

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!

DC in April: Goodbye Doesn’t Mean Forever

DC in April: Goodbye Doesn’t Mean Forever

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks forward to DC's April slate, noting what looks good and interesting from the publisher this spring.

Pre-Game Thoughts on ‘The Omega Effect’

Pre-Game Thoughts on ‘The Omega Effect’

ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman conisders Marvel's upcoming crossover featuring Punisher, Daredevil, Spider-Man and the prize everyone wants, the Omega Drive.

Comics A.M. - FBI Shuts Down Megaupload File-Sharing Site

Comics A.M. - FBI Shuts Down Megaupload File-Sharing Site

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!

Fox Affiliate Targets DC Comics for

Fox Affiliate Targets DC Comics for "Sex and Violence"

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.

Comics A.M. - Creators, Publishers Speak Out Against SOPA, PIPA

Comics A.M. - Creators, Publishers Speak Out Against SOPA, PIPA

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!

Spider-Man Musical Producers Sue Julie Taymor

Spider-Man Musical Producers Sue Julie Taymor

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.

Talking Comics with Chris Roberson & Rich Ellis

Talking Comics with Chris Roberson & Rich Ellis

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.

Comics A.M. - De Guzman Leaves SLG, Powell Joins Diamond

Comics A.M. - De Guzman Leaves SLG, Powell Joins Diamond

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!

"Glory" #23: An Experiment in Liefeld Without Liefeld

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.

Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan Talk

Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan Talk "Conan"

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.

Is This Logo the New Look of DC Comics?

Is This Logo the New Look of DC Comics?

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.

Is

Is "Justice League" #5 DC Comics' First New 52 Late Shipper?

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.

Comics A.M. - How Digital Changed Geoff Johns' Approach to Writing

Comics A.M. - How Digital Changed Geoff Johns' Approach to Writing

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!

Comics A.M. - Teen Sentenced in Comics Burglary; Reuben Awards Adds Webcomics

Comics A.M. - Teen Sentenced in Comics Burglary; Reuben Awards Adds Webcomics

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!

Talking Comics with John Jackson Miller

Talking Comics with John Jackson Miller

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.

Comics A.M. - Comic Sales Rise By 3M Copies as Average Price Dips

Comics A.M. - Comic Sales Rise By 3M Copies as Average Price Dips

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!

Comics A.M. - Comics Rebound in 2011 While Graphic Novels Slump

Comics A.M. - Comics Rebound in 2011 While Graphic Novels Slump

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!

Your David Mazzuchelli Sequence

Your David Mazzuchelli Sequence

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."

DC Comics: 10 From the Old, 10 From the New

DC Comics: 10 From the Old, 10 From the New

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.

Comics A.M. - Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf Passes Away

Comics A.M. - Comic-Con Co-Founder Richard Alf Passes Away

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!

Talking Comics with Paige Braddock

Talking Comics with Paige Braddock

"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.

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Comics A.M. - "Justice League" #1 Sells 360K Copies in Four Months

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!

Comics A.M. - Bandai Halts New Manga, Anime Releases

Comics A.M. - Bandai Halts New Manga, Anime Releases

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!

The Robot 6 Birthday Bash round-up

The Robot 6 Birthday Bash round-up

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.

Comics A.M. - St. Trinian's Cartoonist Ronald Searle Passes Away

Comics A.M. - St. Trinian's Cartoonist Ronald Searle Passes Away

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!

What are you excited about for 2012?

What are you excited about for 2012?

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.

The 50 Best Comic Covers of 2011

The 50 Best Comic Covers of 2011

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's favorite comics of 2011

Robot 6's favorite comics of 2011

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.

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