Kevin Melrose

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DragonCon Officially Cuts Ties With Ed Kramer Ahead Of Trial

Fri, November 29th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Ahead of Ed Kramer’s trial on child-molestation charges, DragonCon has announced a settlement that officially severs all ties with its co-founder.

"Hawkeye" & "Saga" Among Angoulême Official Selections

Wed, November 27th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Angoulême International Comics Festival has announced its 35 official selections for the 2014 convention, including "Hawkeye, "Saga" "My Friend Dahmer" and more.

Palahniuk Divulges Plot Details About "Fight Club" Comic Sequel

Wed, November 27th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Four months after announcing a graphic-novel sequel to "Fight Club," author Chuck Palahniuk has revealed the first significant plot details.

ROBOT 6 EXCLUSIVE: Bunn, Hurtt & Crabtree's "Sixth Gun" Celebrates Christmas Eve

Wed, November 27th, 2013 | Category: Digital Comics

Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt & Bill Crabtree return with the part two of a ROBOT 6 exclusive tale set between issues 35 and 36 of the supernatural Western.

Veteran Superman Artist Al Plastino Passes Away

Tue, November 26th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Prolific artist Al Plastino, best known for his Superman work for DC Comics, has passed away after a battle with prostate cancer. He was 91.

A Street-Legal, Official Batmobile Can Be Yours -- For $200K

Mon, November 25th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

No matter how many Batman collectibles you own, you’re not truly a fan until you own a licensed, roadworthy replica of the 1966 TV Batmobile.

Batkid Battles the Joker on "Good Morning America"

Mon, November 25th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

After rescuing San Francisco, Batkid traveled to New York to take on the Joker and save rapper Pitbull on "Good Morning America."

DC Entertainment Wins "Final" Appeal in Superman Rights Battle

Fri, November 22nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

The Ninth Circuit on Thursday tied up the loose ends in DC's long-running battle to retain the rights to the Superman character.

Batkid Event Cost San Francisco (But Not Taxpayers) $105,000

Thu, November 21st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

San Francisco helped fulfill a 5-year-old leukemia patient’s wish to be Batman, a move that cost the city $105,000 -- none of which will come from taxpayers.

Is Warner Bros. Still Considering Other Titles for "Batman Vs. Superman?"

Thu, November 21st, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. has gone on a domain-registration spree, leading to speculation that the studio hasn’t settled on a "Man of Steel" sequel title.

ROBOT 6 EXCLUSIVE: A New "Sixth Gun" Story Begins Here!

Wed, November 20th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Fans of "The Sixth Gun," the supernatural Western by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt & Bill Crabtree, have a new story to follow, exclusively on ROBOT 6.

Keanu Reeves "Would Like to Have Played John Constantine Again"

Tue, November 19th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Actor-turned-director Keanu Reeves admits he would like to have reprised his film role as DC Comics' occult detective.

FX Orders Del Toro's "The Strain" to Series

Tue, November 19th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Production is expected to begin this month on the first season of the horror series "The Strain," based on the novels by Guillermo del Toro and Chuck Hogan.

"Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" To Close on Broadway

Tue, November 19th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

After a tumultuous three years on Broadway, "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" will close in January, with plans to reopen in 2015 in Las Vegas.

Real-Life Archer is a Match for Hawkeye and Green Arrow

Mon, November 18th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Online videos featuring Danish archer Lars Anderson show his skills to be on par with the fictional likes of Clint Barton and Oliver Queen.

Should "The Walking Dead's" Zombie Apocalypse Be Over By Now?

Fri, November 15th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

An online theory has arisen that "The Walking Dead's" zombie plague should have ended after a single year, simply by biter attrition.

Hugh Jackman Says Possible "Wolverine" Sequel "Has to Be Great"

Thu, November 14th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Hugh Jackman says he's open to starring in another solo "Wolverine" film, but only is there's a "compelling reason" to do it.

Disney Unleashes First Trailer for Angelina Jolie's "Maleficent"

Wed, November 13th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Disney has debuted an operatic teaser for "Maleficent," the live-action prequel/retelling of "Sleeping Beauty" with Angelina Jolie as the titular villain.

Fantagraphics Surpasses $150K Kickstarter Goal in Seven Days

Tue, November 12th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Fantagraphics has already surpassed its initial $150,000 Kickstarter goal, adding more stretch goals to fund its 2014 spring/summer season.

Olsen Confirms Role as Scarlet Witch in "Avengers: Age of Ultron"

Tue, November 12th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Elizabeth Olsen has confirmed what Samuel L. Jackson stated in October; she will be Joss Whedon's Scarlet Witch in "Avengers: Age of Ultron."