Kevin Melrose

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Stephen Colbert Flies High as Marvel's "All-New Falcon"

Thu, July 17th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

With Sam Wilson taking on the Captain America mantle, the Falcon persona is up for grabs - and the late night host claimed it via a Kris Anka illustration.

"Quantum and Woody," "Hawkeye" and "Saga" Lead 2014 Harvey Ballot

Wed, July 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The nominations for the 2014 Harvey Awards have arrived, with nods to "Quantum and Woody," "Hawkeye," "Saga" and more.

Singapore Bans Archie Collection Featuring Kevin Keller's Wedding

Wed, July 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The third volume of "Archie: The Married Life" reportedly has been banned in Singapore because the collection includes the wedding of gay character Kevin Keller.

Marvel Asks Supreme Court to Deny Kirby Heirs' Petition

Tue, July 15th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Marvel has urged the U.S. Supreme Court not to review a petition from the heirs of Jack Kirby in a copyright-termination dispute that could have implications beyond comics.

SDCC14: Batman, "Arrow," "The Flash," "Gotham" & More Cover "TV Guide"

Mon, July 14th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

For the fifth year, Warner Bros. Television and "TV Guide" team for a special Comic-Con International edition featuring an exclusive "Flash" comic and more

"Constantine" Adds Zed, Teases the Spectre, Talks Smoking, Bisexuality

Mon, July 14th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Angelica Celaya joins "Constantine" as Zed, while the producers teases a Spectre appearance and discusses John's smoking and bisexuality.

ISIS Calls for the Death of "The 99" Creator Nayef Al-Mutawa

Fri, July 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The jihadist group known by the acronym ISIS has called for the assassination of Nayef Al-Mutawa, creator of the superhero comic "The 99."

EXCLUSIVE: First Look at Covers for "Zenith" Collected Editions

Fri, July 11th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Rebellion's four-volume collection of Morrison and Yeowell's "Zenith" debuts in October; ROBOT 6 has an exclusive first look at the interlocking covers.

SDCC 2014: Highlights of the Thursday Programming Schedule

Thu, July 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

With Comic-Con International at San Diego 2014 fast approaching, ROBOT 6 breaks down the highlights of the first day of programming.

BREAKING: DC Will Allow Jeffrey Baldwin Statue to Bear Superman Logo

Wed, July 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Reconsidering its decision, DC Entertainment will allow Superman’s iconic S emblem on a statue memorializing a 5-year-old boy who died of abuse .

DC Denies Permission to Use Superman's Logo on Dead Child's Memorial

Tue, July 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

DC has denied permission for the "S" emblem to be engraved on a memorial statue for 5-year-old Jeffrey Baldwin, who died in 2002 of abuse.

Falcon-Jet Scene in "Captain America" #22 Sparks Calls for Remender’s Firing

Mon, July 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

A social-media firestorm demanding "Captain America" writer Rick Remender be fired fizzled out once it was made obvious that Falcon didn’t have drunken sex with a 14 year old girl.

BREAKING: First Look at Man of Steel from "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice"

Thu, July 3rd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. has debuted the first photo of Henry Cavill as the man of steel in Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

NFL Bans "Shredder" and "Bane" Face Masks

Tue, July 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Following the NBA's lead, the NFL has officially banned non-standard/overbuilt face masks for use in the 2014 season, citing safety reasons.

Yahoo! Picks Up "Community" For Sixth Season

Mon, June 30th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Yahoo! has ordered 13 episodes of the cult-favorite comedy "Community," which will see the return of creator Dan Harmon and the entire cast.

Shuster Estate Asks Supreme Court to Take Up Superman Case

Mon, June 30th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The estate of Superman co-creator Joe Shuster has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn a ruling that bars it from reclaiming a stake in the character.

John Constantine Can't Smoke on Network TV

Mon, June 30th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

While director Neil Marshall admits it's "very frustrating" that John Constantine isn't permitted to smoke, NBC will allow the series to go in dark and disturbing directions.

Glitches, Ticket Sellouts Frustrate New York Comic Con Hopefuls

Fri, June 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

In a scene reminiscent of the annual rush for SDCC badges, the New York Comic Con website crashed as hopefuls jostled for tickets to the Oct. 9-12 show.

Report: "Argo's" Scoot McNairy Joins "Batman v Superman"

Thu, June 26th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The star of "Monsters" reportedly has been cast in an unspecified role in Zack Snyder's "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice."

In Wake of Crimes, a Call for Crackdown on NYC's Costumed Characters

Tue, June 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Calls for regulation or licensing of Times Square's costumed characters have arisen following the arrest of several individuals.