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STORE TOUR: Another Dimension in Calgary, Alberta

STORE TOUR: Another Dimension in Calgary, Alberta

ROBOT 6 stops in at Another Dimension Comics, where longtime manager John Tinkess offers a look a the store, and some thoughts on the market.

STORE TOUR: Comics Plus in Corpus Christi, Texas

STORE TOUR: Comics Plus in Corpus Christi, Texas

This week, owner Jesse Mendoza and assistant manager Seida Mendoza take ROBOT 6 on a tour of Comics Plus in Corpus Christi, Texas.

STORE TOUR: Tate's Comics in Lauderhill, Florida

STORE TOUR: Tate's Comics in Lauderhill, Florida

Tate Ottati, owner of Tate's Comics + Toys +Videos + More, discusses creating a "destination store," and how he opened his first shop at age 17.

Visit scenic Latveria in this week's SHELF PORN

Visit scenic Latveria in this week's SHELF PORN

Doctor Doom opens his borders to ROBOT 6 in this edition of SHELF PORN, which features a Castle Doom made from LEGOS!

STORE TOUR: The Comic Hunter in Moncton, New Brunswick

STORE TOUR: The Comic Hunter in Moncton, New Brunswick

For Valentine's Day, Store Tour heads to The Comic Hunter in Moncton, New Brunswick, which has seen a resurgence in the sales of toys and collectibles.

STORE TOUR: Up Up & Away! in Cincinnati, Ohio

STORE TOUR: Up Up & Away! in Cincinnati, Ohio

Owner Kendall Swafford talks with STORE TOUR about Up Up & Away in Cincinnati, and his spacious new location in the suburb of Blue Ash.

STORE TOUR: Flying Colors in Concord, California

STORE TOUR: Flying Colors in Concord, California

Owner Joe Field talks with us about the origins and growth of Flying Colors, and the challenges facing the 27-year-old store.

STORE TOUR: Forbidden Planet in Birmingham, England

STORE TOUR: Forbidden Planet in Birmingham, England

This week ROBOT 6 pays a visit to the Forbidden Planet store in Birmingham, which manager Nicki Root compares to the TARDIS -- bigger on the inside.

STORE TOUR: Source Comics and Games in Roseville, Minnesota

STORE TOUR: Source Comics and Games in Roseville, Minnesota

ROBOT 6 heads north to Roseville, Minnesota, for a visit to the cavernous Source Comics and Games.

STORE TOUR: Excellent Adventures in Ballston Spa, New York

STORE TOUR: Excellent Adventures in Ballston Spa, New York

This week Store Tour pays a visit to Excellent Adventures in Ballston Spa, New York, which specializes in back issues.

Superman, Batman and Green Hornet highlight this New Yearâs Shelf Porn

Superman, Batman and Green Hornet highlight this New Year’s Shelf Porn

Ed from Southern California returns to SHELF PORN to share his collection of statues and more. Also find out how you can submit your own collection to ROBOT 6!

This "Star Wars" Art Is Only Visible As A Shadow

This "Star Wars" Art Is Only Visible As A Shadow

Visual artist Red Yong Yi harnesses the power of light -- and maybe the Dark Side -- in a new video for her "Star Wars" shadow art.

STORE TOUR: Coliseum of Comics in Orlando, Florida

STORE TOUR: Coliseum of Comics in Orlando, Florida

ROBOT 6's "Store Tour" heads to Florida for the holidays with a stop by Coliseum of Comics near the Mall at Millenia in Orlando.

STORE TOUR: Tribe Comics & Games in Austin

STORE TOUR: Tribe Comics & Games in Austin

This week, ROBOT 6 heads to Austin, Texas, for a virtual tour of seven-year-old Tribe Comics & Games.

SHELF PORN: Comics and Action Figures on the Half Shell

SHELF PORN: Comics and Action Figures on the Half Shell

Justin from Southern California shows us some impressive comic runs, a ton of action figures and more in a collection that includes a heavy dose of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and X-Men!

STORE TOUR: Asylum Books and Games in Aberdeen, Scotland

STORE TOUR: Asylum Books and Games in Aberdeen, Scotland

For this week's "Store Tour," we head to Aberdeen, Scotland's Asylum Books and Games, the northernmost comic shop in the United Kingdom.

STORE TOUR: Distant Planet in Columbia, Missouri

STORE TOUR: Distant Planet in Columbia, Missouri

ROBOT 6's "Store Tour" pays a visit to Distant Planet Comics & Collectibles, which opened earlier this year in Columbia, Missouri.

These Custom Joker Cleats Ask, "Why So Serious?"

These Custom Joker Cleats Ask, "Why So Serious?"

NFL receiver Mohamed Sanu lets his Batman fandom out on the field, wearing custom Joker cleats to practice with the Cincinnati Bengals.

STORE TOUR: Gosh! Comics in London

STORE TOUR: Gosh! Comics in London

ROBOT 6's "Store Tour" swings by London's Gosh! Comics, which manager Andrew Salmond says "is always striving to bring comics to a new audience."

STORE TOUR: The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware

STORE TOUR: The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware

For The Comic Book Shop in Wilmington, Delaware, personal interactions and customer referrals are key, co-owner Sarah Titus tells ROBOT 6's Store Tour.

5-Year-Old with Cerebral Palsy Celebrates Halloween in Custom Millennium Falcon

5-Year-Old with Cerebral Palsy Celebrates Halloween in Custom Millennium Falcon

This little boy with cerebral palsy gets to trick-or-treat in style in this custom made Millennium Falcon, complete with "Star Wars" theme music.

STORE TOUR: Heroes' Beacon in Saint John, New Brunswick

STORE TOUR: Heroes' Beacon in Saint John, New Brunswick

Co-owner Steve Henderson discusses how he and his partner transformed a struggling used-book store into a comic store.

STORE TOUR: Casablanca Comics in Portland, Maine

STORE TOUR: Casablanca Comics in Portland, Maine

This week ROBOT 6's "Store Tour" pulls into Portland, Maine, for a visit to Casablanca Comics, which calls itself "Maine's Coolest Comics Store."

STORE TOUR: Keith's Comics in Dallas

STORE TOUR: Keith's Comics in Dallas

Keith's Comics co-owner Keith Colvin shares with "Store Tour" some of the secrets to staying in business for 26 years.

STORE TOUR: Ground Zero Comics In Tyler, Texas

STORE TOUR: Ground Zero Comics In Tyler, Texas

Owner David Seigler reveals to ROBOT 6 how a hostage situation, and a suggestion from a therapist, led him to turn his love of comics into a business.

"The Peanuts Movie" Video Spotlights Charles Schulz's Legacy

"The Peanuts Movie" Video Spotlights Charles Schulz's Legacy

The legendary cartoonist's wife and son are among those interviewed in a new featurette promoting "The Peanuts Movie."

STORE TOUR: Little Island Comics In Toronto

STORE TOUR: Little Island Comics In Toronto

Take a tour of Little Island Comics, the spinoff of Toronto's renowned store The Beguiling devoted entirely to comics for children and teens.

Relive âStar Warsâ Glory Days in âSummer â78â Short Film

Relive ‘Star Wars’ Glory Days in ‘Summer ’78’ Short Film

A new short film travels back in time to spotlight a future filmmaker and his "Star Wars" action figures.

"Gigant" Creator Rune Ryberg Brings His Fantasy-Comedy To SPX

"Gigant" Creator Rune Ryberg Brings His Fantasy-Comedy To SPX

Ahead of his first time at Small Press Expo, Danish animator Rune Ryberg talks with ROBOT 6 about his award-winning comics debut.

These Photos Perfectly Capture Mundane Lives of Stormtroopers

These Photos Perfectly Capture Mundane Lives of Stormtroopers

In between their futile searches for droids and humiliating defeats by Ewoks, Stormtroopers have lives just like yours.

âQâ is for âQuicksilverâ in Simon Koayâs "Superbet" series

‘Q’ is for ‘Quicksilver’ in Simon Koay’s "Superbet" series

Designer Simon Koay imagines a superhero and villain alphabet, from Captain America to Zatanna.

STORE TOUR: JHU Comic Books in New York City

STORE TOUR: JHU Comic Books in New York City

ROBOT 6's Store Tour heads to New York City for a visit with JHU Comic Books, which "rose out of the ashes" of the famed Jim Hanley's Universe.

"Ms. Marvel," Family And The American Dream

"Ms. Marvel," Family And The American Dream

Although many superhero comics are quick to remove parents from the picture, "Ms. Marvel" demonstrates the impact they can have on a story, and a character.

The Dancing, the Cars: Damn, It Feels Good To Be a Stormtrooper

The Dancing, the Cars: Damn, It Feels Good To Be a Stormtrooper

Don't feel nostalgic for the days for the Empire; the Stormtroopers never had it so good with brand new merchandise and custom Dodge Chargers.

Mario and Wario, Reimagined as Iconic Comic Book Rivals

Mario and Wario, Reimagined as Iconic Comic Book Rivals

The famed video game plumber and his doppleganger are reimagined as costumed heroes ranging from Wolverine & Sabretooth to Wonder Woman & Cheetah.

These "Dragon Ball Z" Costumes Just Solved Your Halloween Dilemma

These "Dragon Ball Z" Costumes Just Solved Your Halloween Dilemma

Why bother making your own "Dragon Ball Z" costume when, for $130 or so, you can have one of these.

Red Robin Joins Kotobukiyaâs ARTFX+ Batman Family

Red Robin Joins Kotobukiya’s ARTFX+ Batman Family

DC's Red Robin finds a place in Kotobukiya's ARTFX+ statue line, alongside Batman, Nightwing, Robin, Red Hood and Alfred Pennyworth.

"Star Wars" Characters Enjoy a Vacation in These Fun Portraits

"Star Wars" Characters Enjoy a Vacation in These Fun Portraits

What does the Dark Lord of the Sith do in his alone time. It involves tea and a field of flowers, obviously.

"Batmetal Returns," with Lots of Head-Banging (and -Smashing)

"Batmetal Returns," with Lots of Head-Banging (and -Smashing)

Backed once again by his band the Children of Batman, the Dark Knight has returned to kick butt and belt out metal.

120,000-Brick LEGO Erebor will Tower Over Any Hobbit (or Dwarf)

120,000-Brick LEGO Erebor will Tower Over Any Hobbit (or Dwarf)

The replica of the Dwarven kingdom of Erebor from "The Hobbit" stands 7 feet tall and weighs nearly 300 pounds.

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