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Comics writer Brandon Thomas shares his collection with ROBOT 6 this week; check out his original art, "Star Wars" toys and much more. Also find out how you can contribute to SHELF PORN!
ROBOT 6's Mark Kardwell spoke with 2000AD staffer Kathryn Symes about behind the scenes aspects of making comics, and the publisher's efforts in bringing old material back to print.
ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant spoke with "Uncanny X-Men" artist Chris Bachalo about his early days at Vertigo, his youthful aversion of X-Men comics and how experimental artists like Dave McKean influenced his work.
DC Comics announced Kyle Higgins & Thony Silas as the new "Batman Beyond" creative team, while Christos Gage & Iban Coello take over "Justice League Beyond" this summer. Plus, the future Batgirl makes her debut.
Image Comics has provided ROBOT 6 with an exclusive first look at Dave Johnson’s variant cover for the debut issue of "Jupiter’s Legacy," the Wagnerian superhero saga from Mark Millar and Frank Quitely.
Comics legend Stan Lee will pay another visit to Springfield next season, playing himself in an episode of Fox's "The Simpsons" in which he tries to aid Comic Book Guy's quest for romance.
Warner Bros. and DC Entertainment are focusing on the bad guys of the DC Universe in a new documentary called "Necessary Evil: Villains of DC Comics," narrated by legendary actor Christopher Lee.
"Graveyard of Empires" co-creators Paul Azaceta and Mark Sable reflect on the comic with ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea, discuss Sable's current Kickstarter project, Azaceta's upcoming "Conan" work and more.
"Stumptown" and "Punisher" writer Greg Rucka answers six random questions on his "gateway" comics, growing up in Steinbeck country, the biggest "missed opportunity" of his career and more.
SHELF PORN gets its 'X' on today as Nicholas in Illinois shares his collection of X-Men movie collectibles, comics, statues and more. Also find out how you can submit your own shelves!
In “By the Numbers,” ROBOT 6 takes a look back at the events of the past five days … in numbers. This week the focus is on Angela, Marvelman, DC Comics' surprise departures, and "The Private Eye."
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant reflects on Morrison's newly-finished "Action Comics" run, saying "it draws from every era of Superman, blends the elements into a fine pureé and repositions the mix as a self-reflective epic."
"Justice League of America's Vibe" artist Pete Woods spoke with ROBOT 6 about his current work and abandoning the digital platform, going for a fresher, more organic style that's all done by hand.
A federal judge has confirmed that the heirs of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel relinquished claims to the character in an agreement with DC Comics. However, it seems unlikely to end the nearly decade-long legal battle.
Veteran actor and comedian Phil LaMarr shares his reaction to DC Comics' editorial decree calling for the death of John Stewart, a character Lamarr brought to life for a generation of fans.
In the wake of Andy Diggle's "Action Comics" exit and Joshua Hale Fialkov leaving his "Green Lantern" titles, writer Nick Spencer recalled his similarly aborted plans for "Supergirl" in 2010.
The first photo has surfaced of Edward Watts as a rather old-school Man of Steel in the Encores! revival of "It’s a Bird… It’s a Plane… It's Superman," which opens tonight for a five day run at New York City Center.
"Green Arrow" artist Andrea Sorrentino spoke with ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea about the unique approach the artist is utilizing to tell the tale of DC Comics' emerald archer with writer Jeff Lemire. Plus, exclusive art!
Despite a glimmer of hope in late January, Julie Taymor and the producers of "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" are still unable to agree on settlement terms, leading to a trial date being set for May 28.
Veteran comics pro Chuck Austen has advise for his fellow Tokypop creators who, like him, have been adversely affected by the publisher's refusal to negotiate for the release of properties they created.
ROBOT 6’s own Gumpy Old Fan, Tom Bondurant, combs through DC Comics’ solicitations for June, from the welcome return of "Astro City" to the debuts of "Batman/Superman" and "Superman Unchained."
In today's edition of SHELF PORN, Jamie from Australia shares his collection of action figures, comics, DVDs and much more. Also find out how you can share your collection!
In “By the Numbers,” ROBOT 6 takes a look back at the events of the past five days … in numbers. This week, we focus on the success of DC Comics’ 52-cover gimmick for "Justice League of America" #1.
ROBOT 6’s Chris Maunter calls on an English-language publisher to collect the insane adventures of Red Ketchup, the octopus-punching FBI agent with a love for democracy and a hatred of penguins.
Chicago Public Schools have been told to disregard an order to remove Marjane Satrapi’s acclaimed graphic novel "Persepolis." The autobiography will no longer be taught to seventh-graders, though it will remain in libraries.
Reports began circulating last night that Chicago Public Schools has instituted a ban on Marjane Satrapi's 2000 graphic novel "Persepolis." ROBOT 6 has the details.
Ann Nocenti discusses the decision of basing her recently launched "Katana" in San Francisco, exploring the nuances and complexity of comic book violence, building the character's supporting cast and more.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant adds his voice to the chorus of folks asking DC to give Jerry Ordway work, noting his "multiversal background" would make him perfect for the new universe-building "Pandora" comic.
In ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN column, Tom shares his home office, where he displays his action figures, trades, toys and more. Plus, find out how you can submit your own shelves!
ROBOT 6's new weekly feature "By the Numbers" looks back at the news from the past five days, in numbers -- from the release of the latest volume of "One Piece" to record orders for Free Comic Book Day!
ROBOT 6's Michael May makes the case for why you should be reading Matt Fraction and Michael Allred's "FF" -- and his case is Darla Deering, the aptly named "Miss Thing."
"FF" artist and "Madman" creator Michael Allred and colorist Laura Allred returned this morning from a trip to Arizona to find their home near Eugene, Oregon, burglarized.
It seems "Sex" doesn’t sell, at least through Apple. The new series by Joe Casey and Piotr Kowalski debuted Wednesday in print and digital, but not via any Apple iOS apps. ROBOT 6 has the full story.
On the heels of a second Kickstarter campaign for "Sullivan's Sluggers," artist James Stokoe has asked that his name be removed from the graphic novel, triggering a pointed response from writer Mark Andrew Smith.
If its ratings didn't quite cement AMC's "The Walking Dead" as a pop-culture phenomenon, perhaps this weekend's "Saturday Night Live" parody will seal the deal. ROBOT 6 has the full skit.
Activision has announced "Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows," a downloadable game inspired by Nickelodeon's hit CG-animated series. ROBOT 6 has details and the first trailer.
ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea spoke with Monkeybrain co-publisher Chris Roberson about his and artist Dennis Culver's upcoming "Edison Rex," a series about a villain who decides he'd rather be a super hero.
Despite a January appeals court decision that seemed to signal an end to the nearly decade-long battle for ownership of Superman, the family of co-creator Jerry Siegel still holds out hope for victory over DC Comics.
In the debut CHEAT SHEET, Robot 6 looks back on the week that was with the top ECCC stories while looking ahead to this week's biggest events and releases, including Toronto ComiCon, Marvel's "Age of Ultron" #1 & more.
ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman looks at the death of children in comics in the context of "Avengers Arena," noting the book's worst sin "is that it’s actually really good."