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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."
James Gubicza shares his collection of comics, graphic novels, statues and action figures in the latest edition of ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN!
From Dick Grayson to Stephanie Brown and the late Damian Wayne, ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back at the history of Robin and the role of sidekicks throughout the history of Batman stories.
Ten weeks after suffering a stroke, Peter David "is making steady progress," able to take a train into New York City for a meeting -- and even return to bowling.
Today, ROBOT 6 introduces its new weekly feature “By the Numbers,” which takes a look back at the events of the past five days -- in numbers! Kicking things off is a look back at the week in Robin news.
The Ninth Circuit rejected comic creator Jazan Wild’s $60-million claim against NBC Universal and the producers of the television series "Heroes," determining there was no evidence of copyright infringement.
With "Guardians of the Galaxy" slated to be the next Marvel team to get a tent-pole movie, ROBOT 6's J. Caleb Mozzocco provides a thorough introduction to the current crop of Guardians.
Superhero deaths and their inevitable resurrections have been a staple of comics for decades thanks to the sales bump they get from press coverage, but is the giddy acceptance of the trope starting to crack?
Japanese publishing giant Kodansha will debut a serialized manga adaptation of "Steve Jobs: The Exclusive Biography" illustrated by Mari Yamazaki in the May issue of "Kiss" magazine, out March 25.
DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan DiDio reportedly told attendees at last week’s ComicsPRO annual meeting that the “WTF Certified” logo won't appear on any of the comics released in April. ROBOT 6 has details.
ROBOT 6 looks at the events unfolding in this week's "Batman, Incorporated" #8 and what they mean for Batman, Robin, Damian Wayne, the DCU as a whole and Grant Morrison moving forward.
Last year Marvel helped convinced a 4 year-old boy that superheroes do wear hearing aids, and now the publisher is taking the inspirational message wide with a new poster campaign.
"Lenore" creator Roman Dirge has been hospitalized after being struck by an apparent drunken driver while crossing the street. ROBOT 6 has details.
The writer of "Daredevil," Indestructible Hulk," Insufferable" and more talks to ROBOT 6 about where he grew up, his early career and more.
At a friend's request, Daniel Broye shares his collection of comics, action figures, posters and more with ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN column.
ROBOT 6's Chris Arrant speaks with Joe Keatinge about the writer's nine years in the comics industry, including his current "Morbius: The Living Vampire" series and his time in Image Comics marketing.
Writer Alan Martin spoke with ROBOT 6 about working with artist Jim Mahfood for "Everybody Loves Tank Girl" and reteaming with co-creator Jamie Hewlett on a new non-Tank Girl project.
Vertigo expands upon Mike Carey and Peter Gross' acclaimed fantasy series "The Unwritten" in September with an original graphic novel called "The Unwritten: Tommy Taylor & the Ship That Sank Twice."
Sam Humphries & Dalton Rose have provided ROBOT 6 with an exclusive sneak peek at "Sacrifice #5," the penultimate issue of their fantasy/adventure, on sale today in print and digital.