Kevin Melrose

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Japan’s Chibatman Gets Stamp of Approval From Local Police

Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

After gaining international acclaim, Chibatman and his customized Chibatpod were summoned by Japanse police and told to keep up the good fight.

Jock's Batman Art Auctioned to Benefit 2-Year-Old with Leukemia

Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Acclaimed artist Jock has donated artwork from his time on "Detective Comics" to an auction benefitting a 2-year-old with acute lymphoblastic leukemia.

Is a Legion of Super-Heroes Film in Development at Warner Bros.?

Tue, September 9th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

A new rumor contends the studio may have landed on an answer to Marvel's "Guardians of the Galaxy" with DC's teen superheroes from the 31st century.

3-Year-Old Boy Gets Prosthetic "Iron Man" Hand

Mon, September 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Three-year-old Rayden Kahae, born without his right hand, recently received a prosthetic hand modeled after the armor of Iron Man.

Jock Brings Comics Flair to New "Gotham" TV Spot

Fri, September 5th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Fox's newest promo for "Gotham" features actual images created by former "Detective Comics" artist Jock, who puts his own spin on the origin story.

Warner Bros. CEO Announces Layoffs

Fri, September 5th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara confirmed impending layoffs across the studio in a memo sent earlier this week.

Receiving Cap's Shield Was One of Colbert's "Proudest Moments"

Thu, September 4th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Speaking with "Late Night" host Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert discussed his Falcon variant cover and how it felt getting Captain America's shield.

Disney Bringing "Big Hero 6" and "Tomorrowland" to NYCC

Wed, September 3rd, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The directors and producers of both films (plus special guests) will headline special presentations Oct. 9 at New York Comic Con.

Japan's "Chibatman" Revealed, but Not Unmasked

Tue, September 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The Batman of Japan's Chiba Prefecture -- or "Chibatman" -- discussed his reasons for donning the cape and cowl, but his identity remains secret.

Comics A.M. - Books-A-Million Sees Growth in Graphic Novel Sales

Tue, September 2nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Book chain says "The Walking Dead," manga driving sales increase! What's the economic impact of Salt Lake Comic Con? Alan Moore talks Lovecraft! Plus more!

Legendary Archie Comics Artist Stan Goldberg Passes Away

Mon, September 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Stan Goldberg, legendary Archie Comics artist and Silver Age Marvel colorist, passed away Sunday at the age of 82.

Canada Introduces Superman Coins Featuring Iconic DC Covers

Fri, August 29th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The Royal Canadian Mint has introduced four new Canadian collector coins featuring iconic Superman comic book covers, including "Action Comics" #1.

Six Flags Unveils Justice League, Joker & Harley Quinn Rides

Thu, August 28th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Six Flags has announced a 2015 slate of new attractions at its 18 theme parks that includes Justice League, Joker and Harley Quinn-themed rides.

Bryan Singer Accuser Drops Sex-Abuse Lawsuit

Thu, August 28th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

A federal judge has allowed a former child to withdraw his lawsuit accusing the "X-Men: Days of Future Past" director of sexually assaulting him when he was a teenager.

DC Introduces Students Of "Gotham Academy" In New Promos

Wed, August 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

DC Comics introduces the students of "Gotham Academy," debuting in October from Becky Cloonan, Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschl and Romain Gaschet.

"Looney Tunes" Spinoff "Acme" Orders Up "X-Men: First Class" Writers

Wed, August 27th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

"X-Men: First Class" scribes Ashley Miller and Zack Stentz are set to pen Warner Bros. "Looney Tunes" spinoff, "Acme."

San Diego Convention Center Expansion Goes Back to Drawing Board

Wed, August 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

San Diego City Council won’t appeal a court ruling that struck down the hotel tax devised to fund most of the planned expansion of the San Diego Convention Center.

Lois Lane Getting Her Own YA Novel by Author Gwenda Bond

Tue, August 26th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Lois Lane will star next year in her own young-adult prose novel written by Gwenda Bond, author of "The Woken Gods" and the upcoming "Girl on a Wire."

EXCLUSIVE: James Stokoe's Monstrous Movie Poster for "Ragnarok"

Tue, August 26th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

ROBOT 6 has the exclusive first look at "Wonton Soup" creator James Stokoe‘s poster for the Norwegian action adventure "Ragnarok."

Donald Glover Cast as Disney's Ultimate Spider-Man

Tue, August 26th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Actor Donald Glover's wish comes true as he lends his voice to Miles Morales in Disney XD's "Ultimate Spider-Man" animated series.