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Firestorm, Cyborg and Corporate Synergy

Firestorm, Cyborg and Corporate Synergy

With a "Cyborg" movie announced and Firestorm lore popping up on “The Flash” TV series, ROBOT 6 considers the enduring appeal of the characters.

Shelf Porn: Beware My Power … Green Lantern’s Light!

Shelf Porn: Beware My Power … Green Lantern’s Light!

Eric shows off his Green Lantern (and more) collection in this week's SHELF PORN! Also find out how you can submit your own shelves to ROBOT 6.

Who Killed Wolverine?

Who Killed Wolverine?

Following the death of Wolverine this week, ROBOT 6’s Carla Hoffman launches her own investigation, and discovers it may have been a mercy killing.

Cleveland Store Teams with Local Artists for Anti-Bullying Campaign

Cleveland Store Teams with Local Artists for Anti-Bullying Campaign

Inspired by Marvel's anti-bullying variants, Carol and John's Comic Book Shop in Cleveland has enlisted local artists for their own campaign.

Warner Bros. Seeks to Cut Costs by $200 Million Annually

Warner Bros. Seeks to Cut Costs by $200 Million Annually

While the DC Comics film slate grabbed headlines earlier, CEO Kevin Tsujihara announced WB's plans to streamline and significantly cut costs.

"MAD" Issues Warning About DC's "Harley Quinn Annual" #1

"MAD Magazine" has issued a warning about one of the smells contained in Jimmy Palmiotti & Amanda Conner's "Harley Quinn Annual" #1.

Harlan Ellison Recovering in Hospital Following Stroke

Harlan Ellison Recovering in Hospital Following Stroke

Science fiction legend Harlan Ellison has been hospitalized following a stroke that left him paralyzed on his right side, and is currently in recovery.

College Students Dress Up as Spider-Man for New World Record

College Students Dress Up as Spider-Man for New World Record

A London costume party brought together 398 college students to set a new Guinness World Record for Largest Gathering of People Dressed as Spider-Man.

Kirby vs. Marvel Settlement: The King’s Goal Fulfilled

Kirby vs. Marvel Settlement: The King’s Goal Fulfilled

Following the resolution of the 5-year-old copyright dispute, ROBOT 6 considers on what the settlement might mean to the King of Comics' legacy.

Batmobile Zooms into the Spotlight in This Week’s Shelf Porn

Batmobile Zooms into the Spotlight in This Week’s Shelf Porn

Batman's famous car takes center stage in today's edition of ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN! Also find out how you can contribute your own collection.

Neil Kleid Revisits

Neil Kleid Revisits "Kraven’s Last Hunt" in Spider-Man Prose Novel

The writer talks with ROBOT 6 about the challenges, and the benefits, of adapting the classic 1980s Spider-Man storyline for prose.

"Guardians of the Galaxy" Soundtrack Gets Mondo Vinyl Release

Mondo is headed to the far reaches of space with a deluxe vinyl release of the hit movie soundtrack to "Guardians of the Galaxy."

Marvel-Kirby Dispute is Over, But Larger Copyright Issues Remain

Marvel-Kirby Dispute is Over, But Larger Copyright Issues Remain

Although Marvel and the Kirby estate have settled their long-running legal dispute, there's still a gray area surrounding work-for hire before 1978.

Licensed DC Comics Tees Draw Accusations of Sexism

Licensed DC Comics Tees Draw Accusations of Sexism

Two licensed DC Comics tee-shirts featuring Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman have sparked accusations of sexism among online fans.

Batman Gets his Own Epic Burger at McDonald's Hong Kong

Batman Gets his Own Epic Burger at McDonald's Hong Kong

Forget the McRib -- McDonald's Hong Kong has rolled out its line of Justice League-themed meals, starting with the Batman Diner Double Beef.

Cross the Bifrost to View This Thor-themed Shelf Porn

Cross the Bifrost to View This Thor-themed Shelf Porn

Jim from upstate New York shares his tribute to the God of Thunder in the form of original art, statues and much more. Also find out how you can submit your own SHELF PORN!

These Marvel-Themed Cereals Would Make Mornings Easier

These Marvel-Themed Cereals Would Make Mornings Easier

Following in the sugar-coated footsteps of Spider-Man in the '90s, a pair of designers have dreamed up some contemporary Marvel breakfast cereals.

Surprise! It's National Comic Book Day

Surprise! It's National Comic Book Day

Not to be confused with Free Comic Book Day, September 25 is National Comic Book Day, which celebrates comics across America.

Watch a Supercut of the Many Deaths of Batman's Parents

Watch a Supercut of the Many Deaths of Batman's Parents

From "Gotham" to "Super Friends," check out a compilation of the many times Batman's parents have died in popular media.

Edmonton Politician Endorses Life-Size Wolverine Statue

Edmonton Politician Endorses Life-Size Wolverine Statue

A burgeoning campaign to honor Wolverine with a life-size statue in Edmonton, Alberta, has received the endorsement of City Councelor Andrew Knack.

DC’s December: Happy Golden Days of Yore

DC’s December: Happy Golden Days of Yore

ROBOT 6 wades through DC’s December solicitations, celebrating the return of "Secret Six", and marveling at Darwyn Cooke’s variant landscape covers.

Moebius and More Populate This Week’s Shelf Porn

Moebius and More Populate This Week’s Shelf Porn

Comic creator Austin Tinius shares his collection of comics, graphic novels and more with ROBOT 6. Also find out how you can submit your own SHELF PORN!

Petition Calls for Life-Size Statue of Wolverine in Edmonton

Petition Calls for Life-Size Statue of Wolverine in Edmonton

Two residents of the Canadian province want to erect a life-size statue in honor of one of its native sons -- the X-Man known as Wolverine.

Long Beach Comic Con Announces Dwayne McDuffie Award

Long Beach Comic Con Announces Dwayne McDuffie Award

LBCC organizers have announced the Dwayne McDuffie Award, named in honor of the influential comics and animation writer who passed away in 2011.

"Dredd: The Musical" Makes a Rousing Case for "Dredd" Sequel

While a sequel to 2012's "Dredd" starring Karl Urban seems unlikely, the most convincing argument for it yet might just be a musical reimagining.

You Can Now Text Groot (Go Ahead, You Know You Want To)

You Can Now Text Groot (Go Ahead, You Know You Want To)

His conquest of pop culture nearly complete, "Guardians of the Galaxy's" Groot is now taking up residence in phones everywhere.

How About a

How About a "$1 Per" Campaign For The Hero Initiative?

Drawing on the charity of Singaporean author Wayne Rée, ROBOT 6 proposes another way for creators, retailers, publishers & readers to give to the nonprofit.

A Batfan Shows Off His Collection in This Week’s Shelf Porn

A Batfan Shows Off His Collection in This Week’s Shelf Porn

Check out Andrew's collection of Batman comics, statues, action figures and more, and find out how you can submit your shelves to ROBOT 6!

Will Complicated Boy and Look-It-Up Lass Prevent a

Will Complicated Boy and Look-It-Up Lass Prevent a "Legion" Movie?

With Warner Bros. considering a "Legion of Super-Heroes" film, will the franchise’s complicated history be as big a hurdle as some seem to think?

Prosthetic Wolverine Hand Comes Complete With Claws

Prosthetic Wolverine Hand Comes Complete With Claws

In a follow-up to the recent news of 3-year-old Rayden Kahae's Iron Man prosthetic hand, there's also a Wolverine hand complete with claws.

Japan’s Chibatman Gets Stamp of Approval From Local Police

Japan’s Chibatman Gets Stamp of Approval From Local Police

After gaining international acclaim, Chibatman and his customized Chibatpod were summoned by Japanse police and told to keep up the good fight.

3-Year-Old Boy Gets Prosthetic

3-Year-Old Boy Gets Prosthetic "Iron Man" Hand

Three-year-old Rayden Kahae, born without his right hand, recently received a prosthetic hand modeled after the armor of Iron Man.

Rafer Roberts Bites Into Humor, Horror With

Rafer Roberts Bites Into Humor, Horror With "Nightmare the Rat"

Rafer Roberts talks with ROBOT 6 about the inspiration for his tooth-stealing rodent, and turning to Kickstarter to publish a collection of his adventures.

A Big Dose of Shelf Porn from the Big Easy

A Big Dose of Shelf Porn from the Big Easy

Scotty in New Orleans shares his collection of comic books, artwork, action figures and more. Also, find out how your collection can be featured on ROBOT 6!

The Combination of Creators and Characters

The Combination of Creators and Characters

Inspired by the debut of "The Multiversity," ROBOT 6 ponders the notion of corporate-controlled characters existing apart from their creators' work.

Jock Brings Comics Flair to New

Jock Brings Comics Flair to New "Gotham" TV Spot

Fox's newest promo for "Gotham" features actual images created by former "Detective Comics" artist Jock, who puts his own spin on the origin story.

Warner Bros. CEO Announces Layoffs

Warner Bros. CEO Announces Layoffs

Warner Bros. CEO Kevin Tsujihara confirmed impending layoffs across the studio in a memo sent earlier this week.

Receiving Cap's Shield Was One of Colbert's

Receiving Cap's Shield Was One of Colbert's "Proudest Moments"

Speaking with "Late Night" host Seth Meyers, Stephen Colbert discussed his Falcon variant cover and how it felt getting Captain America's shield.

World Art Drop Day Creates A Global Hunt For Original Art

World Art Drop Day Creates A Global Hunt For Original Art

Today marks World Art Drop Day, when artists hide a piece of original art in the wild and leave hints on social media about where to find it.

Japan's

Japan's "Chibatman" Revealed, but Not Unmasked

The Batman of Japan's Chiba Prefecture -- or "Chibatman" -- discussed his reasons for donning the cape and cowl, but his identity remains secret.

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