Kevin Melrose

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Reminder: Tuesday is New Comics Day This Week

Mon, December 23rd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Since Wednesday is Christmas Day, new comic books will go on sale Tuesday in the United States -- same next week, due to New Year's Day.

It's Official: Vin Diesel is Groot in "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Sat, December 21st, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Marvel has finally officially announced what Vin Diesel has long teased -- that the "Fast and the Furious" star will play Groot in director James Gunn's space adventure.

"Screw" Magazine Founder Al Goldstein Passes Away

Thu, December 19th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Legendary pornographer Al Goldstein, whose "Screw" magazine published cartoonists ranging from Wally Wood to Art Spiegelman, has passed away.

Terrifying "Hellraiser: Origins" Pitch Reimagines Horror Franchise

Wed, December 18th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Director Mike Le Han and production designer Paul Gerrard produced an impressive teaser video intended to accompany a pitch for a "Hellraiser" reboot.

WB Reportedly Wants Joaquin Phoenix as "Man of Steel" Sequel's Villain

Wed, December 18th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

As a report emerges that the Oscar nominee is being eyed as the antagonist in "Batman Vs. Superman," Warner Bros. brings in "Argo" writer Chris Terrio to polish the script.

Amazing Batman Graffiti Uncovered in Abandoned Building

Mon, December 16th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

A pair of "urban explorers" in Ronse, Belgium stumbled across a treasure trove of incredible Batman graffiti in numerous styles, all by artist Pete One.

Shuster Heirs Seek Rehearing of Superman Copyright Appeal

Fri, December 13th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

The heirs of Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster have asked for a rehearing of the ruling denying them a copyright stake in the character.

Sony to Expand Spider-Man Franchise With "Venom" and "Sinister Six"

Fri, December 13th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Sony has hired screenwriters Alex Kurtzman, Roberto Orci, Jeff Pinkner, Ed Solomon and Drew Goddard to develop "Spider-Man" spinoff films.

EXCLUSIVE: Santa Suffers Wardrobe Snafu in "Robot Chicken" Christmas Special

Thu, December 12th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

In an exclusive clip from the "Robot Chicken" "Born Again Virgin Christmas Special," Santa experiences a bit of southern exposure.

"Arrow" Adds Robert Knepper As Clock King

Wed, December 11th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

The "Heroes" and "Prison Break" alum will guest star on the hit drama as a brilliant criminal nicknamed the Clock King.

ROBOT 6 EXCLUSIVE: The New "Sixth Gun" Christmas Tale Concludes Here

Wed, December 11th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

The Christmas-themed "Sixth Gun" strip by Cullen Bunn, Brian Hurtt & Bill Crabtree concludes today, exclusively on ROBOT 6.

Comparing Marvel’s Remastered "Miracleman" to Eclipse's Original Colors

Tue, December 10th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 takes a look at Marvel's remastered "Miracleman" #1 pages side-by-side with the Eclipse version's colors from 1982.

First "Godzilla" Trailer Stomps In

Tue, December 10th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures have unleashed "Godzilla" trailer, the reboot of the giant-monster franchise by director Gareth Edwards.

Miller's "Xerxes" Won't Be Done In Time For "300: Rise of an Empire"

Tue, December 10th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Frank Miller has yet to finish work on "300" follow-up "Xerxes," which won't be ready by the March release of "300: Rise of an Empire."

"Gotham" Searching For Young Bruce Wayne

Mon, December 9th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

The planned Fox drama, which centers on a rookie detective James Gordon, is reportedly casting for the regular role of 10-year-old Bruce Wayne.

Stan Lee Media Takes Another Stab At Marvel Character Rights

Thu, December 5th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Failed dot-com Stan Lee Media seeks a declaratory judgment that it, and not Disney or Marvel, owns Spider-Man, Thor and other superheroes.

WATCH: Electro, Rhino & More In First "Amazing Spider-Man 2" Trailer

Thu, December 5th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

The first trailer for "Amazing Spider-Man 2" offers looks at Rhino and Electro, with glimpses of potential future Sinister Six members!

DragonCon Co-Founder Ed Kramer Pleads Guilty to Molestation Charges

Mon, December 2nd, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

Though DragonCon co-founder Ed Kramer pleaded guilty to child-molestation charges, he won’t spend any additional time in jail. Developing...

"Marvel's Agents of SHIELD" Upsets Hindu Group

Fri, November 29th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

The leader of a Hindu organization is calling on ABC and Marvel to apologize after an episode of "Agents of SHIELD" suggested the god Vishnu could be an alien.

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.