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In his ongoing series of posts about writers whose comic work influences comic films, ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant puts the spotlight on Mark Millar's "Nemesis," "Big Dave," "Chosen" and more.
With ROBOT 6 currently posting the complete first issue of "Echoes" on its site, Tim O'Shea took the occasion to chat with writer Joshua Hale Fialkov about the acclaimed horror series.
Steve Niles has been a vocal proponent of creator-owned comics. This week he kicks off a new column on ROBOT 6 spotlighting creator-owned comics and those who support the need for more creator-owned books.
ROBOT 6 has a round-up of critics weighing in on the beleaguered "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" musical, with negative reactions coming in across the board and the reviewers, in turn, being panned by the show's spokesman.
Top Cow and Comic Book Resources have teamed up to serialize the first issue of Josh Fialkov and Rahsan Ekedal's horror comic "Echoes" online through CBR's ROBOT 6 blog.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks at the recently completed " Time Masters: Vanishing Point" miniseries in the context of its ties to the upcoming "Flashpoint" series from DC Comics.
ROBOT 6's Michael May delves into the recent flurry of opinions and commentary about supporting creator-owned comics by Steve Niles, Eric Powell, Brian Clevinger and other creators.
In light of the industry's increased use of teaser campaigns this past year, ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant spoke with several comic book marketing experts about the use and effectiveness of them in promoting comic book sales.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea shines his spotlight on Sean T. Collins' webcomic "Destructor," discussing the origins of Collins and artist Matt Weigle' tale of mayhem, working with Top Shelf, the potential for a print collection and more.
ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman looks at "Fantastic Four" #587, from the polybag to what's inside, noting that Jonathan Hickman's run on the book "is incredibly rewarding to people who are paying attention."
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant walks through DC Comics' April 2010 solicitations, speculating on the mystery figure on the cover to "Green Lantern" #65, pondering the end of "Brightest Day" and more.
ROBOT 6's Michael May untangles the history of Ray Harryhausen's "Sinbad," tracing it from it's origins in the movies to the current Bluewater comics and back to movies once again.
In light of yesterday's media frenzy surrounding the death of a Fantastic Four member, ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan offers up four more comic book characters whose deaths might elicit similar responses.
ROBOT 6 has the breaking story that Wizard Magazine will cease publication and founder Gareb Shamus has moved the convention tour to a new company called Wizard World, a brand that will also launch a new magazine online.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back at several of DC's history-setting miniseries, including "Atlantis Chronicles," "Superman: The Secret Years," and "The Golden Age," and the influence these had on the direction of the line.
With the "Green Hornet" film in theaters, ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan gives tips on where to start reading Dynamite's army of "Green Hornet" comics, including which titles give the fullest picture of the hero's legacy.
ROBOT 6's Shelf Porn digs itself out of the grave with a contribution that includes a Tintin puppet and a table made from Captain America' s shield. Like this feature? Then send yours in today!
ROBOT 6's newest contributor Chris Arrant looks at the influence Frank Miller's comics have had on films and lists six of his comics that should be movies.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back a year ago to his own analysis of some of DC Comics' big moves for 2010, noting what did and didn't pan out, then he does the same for 2011!
"Martian Confederacy" writer Jason McNamara spoke with artist Paige Braddock about the upcoming sequel, her long-running "Jane's World" webcomic and what she learned working with Charles Schulz.
ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose's third annual rundown of the top 50 comic covers from the past year is complete, with 51 images representing the work of 46 different artists (plus inkers, colorists and designers) from nine publishers!
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with Chris Yost about his work on the animated "Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes," Yost's belief that Hawkeye is the indispensable Avenger, Warren Ellis' influence on the show and more.
In the wake of the musical's recent problems, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" has made some adjustments to it's cast, hit the publicity circuit and scored strong box-office results. ROBOT 6 has more.
From Fantagraphics' Carl Barks library to the final issue of "Thor: The Mighty Avenger," here's a scorecard of ROBOT 6's exclusive announcements, previews and more from Sunday's CBR takeover!
ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner looks back at the extraordinary career of the creator of "Peanuts," which he calls "one of the sharpest, funniest, achingly sorrowful and most moving comic strips ever produced."
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with "Axe Cop" co-creator Ethan Nicolle about working with his six year old brother Malachai on the webcomic, bringing their creation to print at Dark Horse, the future of their collaboration and more.
Natalie Mendoza, the actress who sustained a concussion on the set of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark," has left the troubled production where she was slated to portray Arachne, a new villain created by director Julie Taymor.
ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose contemplates what the repeal of "Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell" will mean for DC Comics' Kate Kane, whose origin as the new Batwoman is closely rooted to the former law.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with writer/artist Jason Little about his recently released Dark Horse graphic novel, "Motel Art Improvement Service," the definition of "bubblegum noir" and far more.
Before 2010 is even over, ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan is already declaring that Fantagraphics' upcoming release "Stigmata" is possibly his favorite book of 2011.
In anticipation of next month's "Steel" one-shot, ROBOT 6's Sean T. Collins considers the character he calls "one of the most undervalued characters and designs in DC’s pantheon."
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with writer Christos Gage about the appeal of going exclusive with Marvel, his work on "Avengers Academy," his collaborations with Mario Alberti, the "Invaders Now" miniseries and more.
ROBOT 6's Sean T. Collins examines a recent message board confrontation between a fan and "Amazing Spider-Man" writer Dan Slott, noting how it relates to fan entitlement and rules of decorum on the internet.
ROBOT 6 spoke with "Leverage" co-creator John Rogers about this Sunday's holiday episode, the finale of season three and his work on IDW Publishing's "Dungeons & Dragons" comic.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with writer Ivan Brandon about the upcoming softcover edition of "Viking: The Long, Cold Fire," the writer's work on "Doc Savage" at DC Comics, digital publishing and more.
ROBOT 6 talks to Ape Entertainment Editor in Chief Jason Burns, publisher of "Shrek" "Penguins of Madagascar," and "Scratch 9," on the trials and benefits of selling kids' comics in the direct market.
ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner dives head first into the works of Tintin creator Herge, noting there are "only a handful of cartoonists in the world who have had as enormous and significant an influence in comics as Herge has."
Writer/artist Roger Langridge has announced his departure from the BOOM! Studios published "The Muppet Show" comic once he completes his current "The Four Seasons" story arc. ROBOT 6 has details.
The beleaguered Spider-Man musical opened to preview audiences over the weekend with performances marred by technical issues, multiple pauses and more. ROBOT 6 has details.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea talks to Van Jensen about the sequel to his hit graphic novel "Pinocchio, Vampire Slayer," touching on the expanded cast and getting fans involved. "Puppet Theater" arrives in stores in December.