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ROBOT 6: Larsen Fires Back at Wacker

ROBOT 6: Larsen Fires Back at Wacker

The Spider-Man/Obama/Savage Dragon debate continues on ROBOT 6, as "Savage Dragon" creator Erik Larsen responds to "Amazing Spider-Man" editor Stephen Wacker's response. What's he say? Come inside to find out.

Image Comics On Sale January 21, 2009

Image Comics On Sale January 21, 2009

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR brings you advance looks at new books on sale next week including an exclusive preview of "Spawn" #188 written by Todd McFarlane & Brian Holguin with art by Whilce Portacio & Todd McFarlane,

ROBOT 6: Annotations for

ROBOT 6: Annotations for "Trinity" #33

ROBOT 6' returns with your weekly dose of rivia and cursory analysis of DC Comics' weekly superhero series, "Trinity." In this week's issue, we get more on Dinanna and Kellel, plus a new group of bad guys.

Robert Kirkman: Of Wolfmen and Walking Dead

Robert Kirkman: Of Wolfmen and Walking Dead

Superstar writer Robert Kirkman stops by CBR News to dish on upcoming plans for his two more horrific ongoing Image Comics series, "The Walking Dead" and "The Astounding Wolf-Man."

Re-Reading Watchmen: Issue #5

Re-Reading Watchmen: Issue #5

In this week's new edition of RE-READING WATCHMEN, Carr & Atom! are joined by "Infinite Horizon" writer Gerry Duggan as they analyze the classic fifth chapter of "Watchmen," the landmark "Fearful Symmetry."

Battlestar Galactica's Final Flight at Dynamite

Battlestar Galactica's Final Flight at Dynamite

In advance of tonight's mid-season premier, two "Battlestar Galactica" writers take CBR News inside the creation of the hit show's final episodes as well as Dynamite’s canonical “Final Five” miniseries.

Advance Image Solicitations, April 2009

Advance Image Solicitations, April 2009

Image Comics has provided CBR with an advance look at the publisher's solicitations for April, 2009, including new work by Ivan Brandon, Frank Cho and Bill Sienkiewicz, plus a new Frazetta Comics one-shot.

Spidey Editor Wacker Responds to Larsen

Spidey Editor Wacker Responds to Larsen

"Amazing Spider-Man" editor Steve Wacker stops by ROBOT 6 to respond to Savage Dragon creator Erik Larsen's claims that Marvel copied his Barack Obama-based "publicity stunt."

Comic Book Legends Revealed

Comic Book Legends Revealed

If J. Michael Stracynski didn't write Dr. Doom crying in the Spidey 9/11 issue, then why is Dr. Doom crying? Learn the whole story, plus truths about Paul Tobin and Dan Carr, in this week's new Comic Book Legends Revealed!

Swierczynski On Frank Castle: Punisher

Swierczynski On Frank Castle: Punisher

In this month's "Punisher: Frank Castle" #66, the titular vigilante heads to Philadelphia, where he's forced into a lethal race against time. CBR News spoke with writer Duane Swierczynski about "Six Hours to Kill."

Hero Initiative's New York Comic Con Auction

Hero Initiative's New York Comic Con Auction

Original works by comics luminaries Joe Madureira, Rich Buckler, Adam Kubert, Art Thibert, Emilio Squeglio and Jerry Ordway will be available to the highest bidders in an auction to benefit The Hero Initiative.

Tilting at Windmills - 1/15/2009

Tilting at Windmills - 1/15/2009

It was a huge week for comics publishing in a number of ways and at the same time both DC Comics and Marvel Comics made big mistakes in handling one of the biggest weeks in comics in years. Brian Hibbs covers it all.

Marvel Comics On Sale January 21st, 2009

Marvel Comics On Sale January 21st, 2009

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you advance looks at new comics on sale next Wednesday including "Mighty Avengers" #21, "Astonishing X-Men" #28, "Uncanny X-Men Annual" #2, "X-Men: Kingbreaker" #2 and more.

ROBOT 6:

ROBOT 6: "Watchmen" Suit Settled

Word came late today from the Hollywood Reporter that Warner Bros. & Fox have agreed on a settlement concerning "Watchmen" distribution rights with the film still debuting in March, and ROBOT 6 has the latest details.

C.B. Cebulski Talks “War of Kings: Darkhawk”

C.B. Cebulski Talks “War of Kings: Darkhawk”

Darkhawk begins in February a journey that will lead to a larger cosmic destiny and a major role in the upcoming War of Kings event. CBR News spoke with writer C.B. Cebulski about "War of Kings: Darkhawk."

ReTales - 1/15/2009

ReTales - 1/15/2009

This week, Jud introduces us to Carlos, a teacher and a family man who happens to be a regular customer at Jud's store. Carlos also happens to be a lifelong, die hard comic book fan despite not having read one in decades.

The Buy Pile - 1/15/2009

The Buy Pile - 1/15/2009

Things go badly despite three jumps ("Blue Marvel," "Prometheus," "House of M: Civil War") because of Harry Osborn and Shilo Norman getting mixed up and some dry reads dragging down the curve.

STAR WARS VECTOR PRIMED, Part II

STAR WARS VECTOR PRIMED, Part II

Join CBR News for the second part of our in-depth conversation with the skillful architects of “Star Wars: Vector,” Dark Horse’s successful event maxiseries 4,100 years in the making.

FACES OF EVIL FLASHBACK: Prometheus & Enemy Ace

FACES OF EVIL FLASHBACK: Prometheus & Enemy Ace

January is DC's month of villainy as the bad guys take the stage in Faces of Evil. First up, we examine Grant Morrison's "anti-Batman," Prometheus, and Germany's World War I flying ace, Hans Von Hammer, the Enemy Ace.

Marvel Hits Third Printing on Spidey/Obama Book

Marvel Hits Third Printing on Spidey/Obama Book

With the first two printings of "Amazing Spider-Man" #583 selling out immediately, Marvel Comics is going back to press for a third printing of the special issue that guest stars U.S. President-Elect Barack Obama.

FIRST LOOK: Dark Avengers #1

FIRST LOOK: Dark Avengers #1

Courtesy of Marvel Comics, CBR brings you an exclusive first look at "Dark Avengers" #1. Written by Brian Michael Bendis with art by Mike Deodato, this issue goes on sale January 21.

Guggenheim Talks

Guggenheim Talks "Super-Zombies"

Comics and screen scribe Marc Guggenheim prepares to launch a new horrific set of heroes by way of Dynamite’s latest original miniseries, "Super-Zombies," co-written with Vince Gonzalez and illustrated by Mel Rubi.

Creating History with the President-Elect

Creating History with the President-Elect

CBR News checked in with writer Zeb Wells and artist Todd Nauck about the instant sell-out “Amazing Spider-Man” #583, blessed with Barack Obama on the cover, from a signing at Alakazam Comics in Irvine, CA.Updated

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Final Crisis" #6

CBR Reviewer Benjamin Birdie checks in with a review of Wednesday's big release, "Final Crisis" #6, giving the issue four stars, saying Grant Morrison is "...paying tribute to imagination, the literal power of words and ideas."

Permanent Damage - 1/14/2009

Permanent Damage - 1/14/2009

Looking backwards with The Superhero and the New Traditionalist; the view from the Consumer Electronics Show; and gobs of notes, including Jules Feiffer sighting, the Christian Science Monitor on comics, 24 returns and more.

EXCLUSIVE: Stryfe Returns in Messiah War

EXCLUSIVE: Stryfe Returns in Messiah War

Courtesy of Marvel, CBR brings you an exclusive first look at the cover of "X-Force" #14, featuring the return of Stryfe. Written by Chris Yost & Craig Kyle with art by Clayton Rain, this issue goes on sale in April.

When Words Collide - 1/14/2009

When Words Collide - 1/14/2009

After a harrowing marathon session with Robert Kirkman's 'The Walking Dead" (from which he barely escaped with his life), Tim can't help but explore death, hope, and the "Zombie Landscape" in this week's When Words Collide.

ROBOT 6: Retailers Report on Spidey/Obama Crowds

ROBOT 6: Retailers Report on Spidey/Obama Crowds

ROBOT 6 compiles reports from retailers detailing the huge crowds outside comics stores today, with fans lined up all over the country to get their hands on "Amazing Spider-Man" #583, guest-starring Barack Obama.

Greg Rucka Talks Action Comics

Greg Rucka Talks Action Comics

Fan favorite wrtier Greg Rucka is taking over “Action Comics” from his pal Geoff Johns in March, but there will be some different heroes headlining the book in 2009 other than Superman. We spoke with him about the book.

STAR WARS VECTOR PRIMED, Part I

STAR WARS VECTOR PRIMED, Part I

With the landmark Dark Horse “Star Wars: Vector” now complete, CBR speaks with creators Randy Stradley, John Jackson Miller, John Ostrander and Jan Duursema about the event 4,100 years in the making.

Show Runner Fensterman on NYCC '09 & Beyond

Show Runner Fensterman on NYCC '09 & Beyond

Just four weeks out from New York Comic Con, show runner Lance Fensterman shares some news and views with CBR readers, including an important reminder about this Friday.

EXCLUSIVE: Youngblood #8 Obama Cover

EXCLUSIVE: Youngblood #8 Obama Cover

Courtesy of Image Comics, CBR brings you an exclusive first look at the cover of "Youngblood" #8, featuring U.S. President Elect Barack Obama. Written and drawn by Rob Liefeld, this issue goes on sale in February.

In-Depth with Nunzio DeFilippis & Christina Weir

In-Depth with Nunzio DeFilippis & Christina Weir

Writers Christina Weir & Nunzio DeFilippis talk to CBR about concluding their many manga series for Seven Seas, adapting F. Scott Fitzgerald's "Benjamin Button," and discuss upcoming projects from Oni Press.

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Chris Warner

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK: Chris Warner

Our Dark Horse series continues with Chris Warner, who has been on staff nearly from the beginning. CBR spoke with Warner about “Empowered,” the revitalized “Aliens” and “Predator,” pop art books, and more.

PREVIEWS: New Comics On Sale Today

PREVIEWS: New Comics On Sale Today

It's new comics day in the USA, and CBR has more than thirty previews of new books on sale from publishers including Marvel, DC, Dynamite, Wildstorm, Aspen, Dynamite, Oni and IDW Publishing.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Wasteland" #23

Courtesy of Oni Press, CBR News brings you a nine page preview of "Wasteland" #23, in stores Wednesday, January 14th, by writer Antony Johnston and artist Christopher Mitten

DC Comics On Sale January 14, 2009

DC Comics On Sale January 14, 2009

DC Comics has released advance looks at new comics on sale this week including new issues of "Final Crisis," "Action Comics," 'Titans," "Nightwing," "Green Lantern Corps" and much more.

X-POSITION: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning

X-POSITION: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning

X-POSITION goes cosmic today as writers Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning answer your questions about the upcoming “War of Kings” miniseries. Plus exclusive art from "War of Kings" and "War of Kings: Darkhawk!"

Pipeline - 1/13/2009

Pipeline - 1/13/2009

Augie thinks that "Chickenhare" has what it takes to become the next "Bone." Also, some comics-related new year's resolutions, a few thoughts on a new post- Uderzo "Asterix" creative team, and lots of podcast notes.

<b>EXCLUSIVE:</b> BPRD: The Black Goddess #1

EXCLUSIVE: BPRD: The Black Goddess #1

Courtesy of Dark Horse, CBR brings you an exclusive six-page preview of this week's "BPRD: The Black Goddess" #1 by Mike Mignola, John Arcudi and Guy Davis with a Kevin Nowlan cover.

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