Kevin Melrose

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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.

Hollywood Guilds Join Push for Supreme Court to Hear Kirby Case

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

Three Hollywood guilds have thrown their weight behind the effort to convince the U.S. Supreme court to hear an appeal by Jack Kirby's heirs.

Edgar Ramirez Is 'Talking' With Scott Derrickson About "Doctor Strange"

Tue, June 24th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The "Deliver Us From Evil" actor says the director has approached him about a role in Marvel’s long-awaited Doctor Strange movie.

Yes, Even the Man of Steel Needs Car Insurance

Mon, June 23rd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Superman may be more powerful than a locomotive, but he can’t get away with driving on England’s M42 motorway without insurance.

Read Warren Ellis and Jason Howard's "Trees" #1 for Free

Fri, June 20th, 2014 | Category: Digital Comics

Ahead of the release of Warren Ellis and Jason Howard's "Trees" #2, Image is offering the digital edition of the first issue for free across all platforms.

Will Supreme Court weigh in on Kirby Heirs' Fight with Marvel?

Thu, June 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The longstanding legal battle between Jack Kirby's heirs and Marvel may take an interesting turn if the U.S. Supreme Court takes an interest.

Gillen & McKelvie Get "Wicked" with Zdarsky Alternate Cover

Thu, June 19th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

"Sex Criminals'" Chip Zdarsky provides a variant cover for Kieron Gillen & Jamie McKelvie's new Image Comics series, "The Wicked + The Divine."

Director Scott Derrickson's 'Affinity' For Doctor Strange

Thu, June 19th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Calling Doctor Strange his favorite Marvel hero, the director says, "I feel such an affinity for the character and the story and the ambition of those comics."