Chris Arrant

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Conversing on Comics with Cully Hamner

Sat, April 26th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Veteran artist Cully Hamner talks redesigning characters for DC’s New 52, the success of “Red” & expanding further into writing with a still-secret project.

Conversing On Comics with Kazu Kibuishi

Sun, April 6th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6’s Chris Arrant talks with Kazu Kibuishi about “Amulet,” “Daisy Kutter,” his “Harry Potter” covers and recovering from bacterial meningitis.

Conversing on Comics with Paul Levitz

Sat, March 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6’s Chris Arrant talks with the former president and publisher of DC Comics about his current work as a writer and college instructor, and his fanzine roots.

Conversing on Comics with Dan Brereton

Sat, February 22nd, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 talks with Dan Brereton about his career, his love of monsters, creator-owned versus wprk-for-hire and 20th anniversary plans for “Nocturnals.”

Conversing on Comics with Marko Djurdjević

Fri, February 14th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Marko Djurdjević talks with ROBOT 6 about video game design, sources of inspiration, cover design, his upcoming return to comics and more.

Conversing on Comics with Ryan Stegman

Fri, February 7th, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant chats with "Wolverine" artist Ryan Stegman about his artistic influences, the long road to "Wolverine" and his career trajectory.

Derf Launches 'One-Man Crusade' Against CGC Slabbing

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

"My Friend Dahmer" cartoonist Derf Backderf has started a "one-man crusade against slabbing," buying and freeing CGC books "from their plastic coffins."

EXCL. PREVIEW: Superpowers Are Status Quo in "Average Joe"

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

Com.X has provided ROBOT 6 with an exclusive preview of the graphic novel "Average Joe," set in a world where everybody has superpowers.

Sci-Fi Meets "Seven Samurai" in John Raffo's "The 7th Sword"

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

John Raffo, screenwriter of "The Dragon: The Bruce Lee Story," talks with ROBOT 6 about his comics debut with "The 7th Sword."

EXCL. PREVIEW: Rastafarian Ghost Crime Drama "Duppy '78"

Wed, January 1st, 2014 | Category: Comic Books

ROBOT 6 has an exclusive excerpt from "Duppy '78," the upcoming Com.X graphic novel of ghosts and gang wars from Casey Seijas and Amancay Nahuelpan.

EXCL. PREVIEW: Box Brown's New Anthology "Number"

Tue, December 31st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Andre the Giant: Life and Legend" cartoonist Box Brown offers a preview of his story about an awkward teen's meeting with his wrestling idol from "Number."


Sun, December 8th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Uncanny X-Force" cover artist Kris Anka talks with CBR about his animation career at WB and with TMNT, along with his upcoming work on “"All-New X-Men!"


Sun, December 1st, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

"Top 10" artist Gene Ha talks openly about his sabbatical from the Big Two, "pinch-hitting" at DC Comics and his upcoming creator-owned endeavor.

Wildstorm Wanes in DC's New 52 Era

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

With "Stormwatch" ending in April, Chris Arrant explores the question as to whether any interest remains in Wildstorm's characters.

"City of Heroes" Fans Raise $678,000 For Replacement Game

Wed, November 6th, 2013 | Category: Video Games

Fans of the shuttered "City of Heroes" online video game have begun a Kickstarter for "City of Titans," a "spiritual successor" to the MMO.

JMS Talks Collaborating With Wachowskis For Netflix’s "Sense8"

Wed, October 30th, 2013 | Category: TV/Film

J. Michael Straczynski spoke with SPINOFF about "Sense8," his unique collaboration with Andy & Lana Wachowski for Netflix.

Kanalz on "Beware the Batman" and DC's Digital Comics Future

Wed, October 30th, 2013 | Category: Digital Comics

Hank Kanalz discusses DC Comics' digital agenda and the launch of "Beware the Batman." Plus, an exclusive preview of "Batman Beyond 2.0."

Back to the "Future Past": Homages to "Uncanny X-Men" #141

Sat, September 28th, 2013 | Category: Comic Books

The classic "Days of Future Past" arc began in "Uncanny X-Men" #141, and its cover by John Byrne & Terry Austin has been the subject of numerous homages. ROBOT 6 highlights some of the best!

Aaron Lopresti's "I... Batman" Pays Homage to Bolland & Timm

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

Creator Aaron Lopresti spoke to ROBOT 6 about drawing Batman on his own terms in the digital-first "Legends of the Dark Knight," with his story "I... Batman" featuring nods to Brian Bolland, Bruce Timm and more.

Six DC Comics Stories That Would Make Great Animated Features

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

With the recent release of "Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox," ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant explores six other stories from across DC Comics history that should be next in line for animation.