Kevin Melrose

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Palahniuk Turns to Fraction For Help with "Fight Club" Sequel

Mon, January 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Chuck Palahniuk’s highly anticipated comic book sequel to "Fight Club" has moved one step closer to reality, with a little help from Matt Fraction.

Artist Mimi Yoon Fires Back in "Powerpuff Girls" Cover Controversy

Mon, January 27th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Artist Mimi Yoon has responded to the controversy over her variant cover for "Powerpuff Girls #6," which was withdrawn last week by Cartoon Network

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: ADHD Stages an "Attack on Titan"

Fri, January 24th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

SPINOFF unveils an exclusive first look at "Attack on Cutest Titan," a send-up of the hit manga and anime from Fox's Animation Domination High-Def.

Cartoon Network Pulls 'Sexualized' "Powerpuff Girls" Variant

Fri, January 24th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoon Network has withdrawn a variant cover for IDW’s "Powerpuff Girls" #6 following criticism that the art sexualizes the young protagonists.

Shuster Estate's Case May Be Over, But Superman Fight Continues

Wed, January 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

While Joe Shuster's estate was denied a petition by an appellate court, co-creator Jerry Sigel's heirs continue to vie for their claim to the iconic superhero.

Appeals Court Denies Shuster Heirs Rehearing in Superman Battle

Tue, January 21st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has denied the Joe Shuster estate's petition for a rehearing of the November decision regarding Superman copyrights.

EXCLUSIVE FIRST LOOK: ADHD's Send-Up "School Girl Crush"

Tue, January 21st, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

SPINOFF ONLINE has the exclusive first look at ADHD’s upcoming segment "School Girl Crush," which spoofs magical girl anime.

Joker Medieval Armor Will Make You Wish Gotham Had a Ren Faire

Mon, January 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Prince Armory has created an elaborate and stunning outfit of Joker-themed armor, complete with his signature, unnerving smile.

Pioneering Retailer & Comix Guru Gary Arlington Passes Away

Mon, January 20th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Gary Edson Arlington, who in 1968 opened the San Francisco Comic Book Company, widely considered the first U.S. comic book store, passed away Thursday at age 75.

Ted Kord Returns to the DC Universe in "Forever Evil" #7

Sat, January 18th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

The second Blue Beetle plays a role in "Justice League" after "Forever Evil" ends, according to writer Geoff Johns. ROBOT 6 has details.

"Reaper" Creators Reportedly Join Marvel's "Agent Carter" TV Series

Fri, January 17th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Rumored for months, a TV series based on the Marvel One-Shot appears to move forward with report of the hiring of Tara Butters and Michele Fazekas as writers/executive producers. Updated!

Stan Lee Ranks #9 on Forbes' List of Most Influential Celebrities

Thu, January 16th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Forbes has named Stan Lee among its most influential celebrities of 2014, a list led by Steven Spielberg, Oprah Winfrey and George Lucas.

Scarlett Johansson Praises "Age of Ultron" Script as 'Dark,' With 'Sense of Humor'

Wed, January 15th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The Black Widow actress is already focused on 2015's "The Avengers: Age of Ultron," saying the script is “smart and it feels like the next installment.”

"American Hustle's" Michael Pena Reportedly Offered "Ant-Man" Role

Tue, January 14th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Michael Peña ("Eastbound & Down," "Gangster Squad") has reportedly been offered a role alongside Paul Rudd and Michael Douglas in Marvel's "Ant-Man."

Trailer Debuts for "Doomed," Untold Story of Roger Corman's "Fantastic Four" Film

Tue, January 14th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The trailer has debuted for a documentary promising to shed new light on Roger Corman's legendary, unreleased 1994 Fantastic Four movie.

Douglas Explains "Ant-Man" Choice, While Wright "Spills" on Pym & Lang (in 2006)

Tue, January 14th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

Michael Douglas says "I’ve been dying to do a Marvel picture for so long," while Edgar Wright points out: He explained the Pym/Lang set-up years ago.

SPINOFF EXCLUSIVE: First Look at ADHD's "Ultimate Anime Hero" Sketch

Fri, January 10th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

SPINOFF has the exclusive first look at the upcoming "Ultimate Anime Hero" sketch from Fox's Animation Domination High-Def.

Comic-Con International to Sell Only Single-Day Badges

Fri, January 10th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Comic-Con International organizers have announced that four-day passes will not be sold for this year’s event. ROBOT 6 has details.

"Arrow" Debuts Extended Promo For Midseason Premiere

Thu, January 9th, 2014 | Category: TV/Film

The CW has released an extended promo spot for next week’s midseason premiere of "Arrow," which introduces Firefly alum Sean Maher as Shrapnel.

LaBeouf Takes Another Swipe at Clowes, Proudly Posts Cease-and-Desist Letter

Wed, January 8th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

After posting a storyboard which plagiarizes another Daniel Clowes' strip, Shia LaBeouf shared the legal letter he received from Clowes' lawyer.