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Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Mon, March 15th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Industry braces for Thursday's mad rush on hotel rooms for Comic-Con! More on last week's Amazon glitch! A snapshot of the increasingly grim comic-strip market! John Romita Jr. discusses "Kick-Ass"! Plus more!

ECCC: The Mystery of Marvel's "O.M.I.T." Picks

Mon, March 15th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

In a preview of CBR's Emerald City photo parade, ROBOT 6 takes a closer look at the mysterious Marvel-branded "O.M.I.T." guitar picks handed out Sunday at the Kirby Krackle-Joe Quesada concert.

A Week of Proto-Comics @ CSBG

Sun, March 14th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Join CSBG's Greg Hatcher as he begins an multi-part exploration of pulp magazines that are almost like prototypes for the comic books of the Golden Age. Greg kicks the series off with an examination of "Captain Future."

Publishers respond to Amazon freeze

Sat, March 13th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

After a pricing glitch last Sunday, Amazon.com has temporarily stopped selling graphic novels from several comic publishers. ROBOT 6 talks to a couple of impacted publishers to see what it means for their business.

Graham Annable explains what a Grickle is

Sat, March 13th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonist Graham Annable has a new collection coming out from Dark Horse Comics in April, and ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner catches up with him on all things Grickle.

CSBG: Looking At "Girl Comics"

Sat, March 13th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

After interviewing editor Mariah Huehner about the announcement of "Girl Comics" two months ago, CSBG's Kelly Thompson read the first issue - find out whether or not it succeeded in living up to her expectations!

FIRST LOOK: "Green Hornet: Year One" #1

Fri, March 12th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Dynamite, CBR presents a First Look at Matt Wagner and Aaron Campbell's "The Green Hornet: Year One" #1 which will be shipping three weeks early to comic stores, next Wednesday March 17.

Comic Book Legends Revealed

Fri, March 12th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

It's a special edition of Comic Book Legends Revealed this week, devoted to writer Roger Stern! Learn the shocking original ending to X-Men vs. Avengers! And why, exactly, did Stern stop writing Captain America? Read on and learn...

Comics A.M. - The Comics Internet in 2 Minutes

Fri, March 12th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel's Ike Perlmutter joins Forbes list of world billionaires! Barnes & Noble dubs Molly Crabapple's graphic novel "too pornographic"! How much could the Amazon price glitch cost Diamond? Plus much more!

Apple's iBookstore to Include "Graphic Novels" Category

Thu, March 11th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

When the iPad launches in the United States, the media slate's highly organized e-book app will feature "Comics & Graphic Novels" among its top-tier categories. ROBOT 6 has details.

Post-Chilean Earthquake Shelf Porn

Thu, March 11th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

A ROBOT 6 reader checked in to feature his collection, post-8.8 earthquake, showing a good-natured reaction to the tragedy while offering ideas on how comic fans can help in the Chilean relief effort.

REVIEW: "DEMO" #2

Thu, March 11th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

James Hunt reviews "DEMO" #2 and gives it a rare 5-star review, saying of Brian Wood and Becky Cloonan's collaboration, "The results are far better, and more re-readable than virtually anything else on the shelves."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Siege" #3

Thu, March 11th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Siege" #3, including all the variant covers. The issue, written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Olivier Coipel will hit stores next Wednesday, March 17.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Punisher" #15

Wed, March 10th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Punisher" #15, the continuation of the Frankencastle storyline by Rick Remender and Roland Boschi. The issue is slated to shamble into stores on March 31.

CSBG's Early Look at "Kick-Ass"

Wed, March 10th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

CSBG's Sonia Harris recently attended an advance screening of "Kick-Ass" and shares her thoughts on the feature film, what she enjoyed about it, the concept of violence as a feminist issue and more.

Evan Rachel Wood Bows Out of Spider-Man Musical

Wed, March 10th, 2010 | Category: TV/Film

Actress Evan Rachel Wood has bowed out of her role as Mary Jane Watson in the upcoming $52-million production of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" Broadway musical due to a "scheduling conflict." ROBOT 6 has details.

PREVIEW: "Ultimate Comics X" #2

Wed, March 10th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR presents a preview of "Ultimate Comics X" #2, written by Jeph Loeb and featuring superstar artist Arthur Adams on interiors and covers. The issue is scheduled to hit stores April 7.

PREVIEW: "Elephantmen" #24

Wed, March 10th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR presents a five-page preview of "Elephantmen" #24, written by creator Richard Starkings with art by Moritat and a cover by Boo Cook. "Elephantmen" #24 is hitting stores today!

PREVIEWS: New Comics On Sale Today

Wed, March 10th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

It's New Comics Day here in the United States, and CBR has nearly fifty previews of titles hitting stores today from Marvel, DC Comics, Image Comics, Dark Horse, BOOM! Studios, Dynamite and more!

Fantagraphics Announces Manga Imprint

Tue, March 9th, 2010 | Category: Comic Books

Fantagraphics has officially announced the launch of a new line of manga graphic novels set to debut in September with a collection of short stories by Moto Hagio, considered the mother of modern shojo. ROBOT 6 has details.

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