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Cornell & Kelly's "Saucer Country" May Return In Early 2014

Cornell & Kelly's "Saucer Country" May Return In Early 2014

Less than three weeks after Vertigo released the final issue of Paul Cornell and Ryan Kelly's "Saucer Country," the writer teases the sci-fi thriller could be back on shelves as early as February.

AOL Shutters ComicsAlliance

AOL Shutters ComicsAlliance

ROBOT 6 has confirmed rumors that parent company AOL has shut down the comics news site ComicsAlliance. The move came Friday amid the abrupt closings of AOL Music and several music news and video sites.

Truth and Consequences in âAge of Ultronâ

Truth and Consequences in ‘Age of Ultron’

ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman looks at the nature of time travel in comic books and how those 'rules' apply to 'Age of Ultron' #6.

Shelf Porn the Chicago Way

Shelf Porn the Chicago Way

Today’s SHELF PORN on ROBOT 6 comes from Bill on the outskirts of Chicago, who shows us his comics,statues, prints and more. Also find out how you can contribute!

DC Comics & Bridging the Fan/Professional Divide

DC Comics & Bridging the Fan/Professional Divide

After the cancellation of CBR's "B&B" column featuring DC Comics EiC Bob Harras & Editorial Director Bobbie Chase, ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back at DC's attempts at building a community with its fans.

Batman Fan Builds His Own $150,000 Batcave

Batman Fan Builds His Own $150,000 Batcave

Much like Wayne Manor, the real selling point of Chris Weir's home in Middletown, Delaware is what lies underground -- a $150,000 custom made Batcave setup, complete with a Batsuit and home movie theatre.

In Fight Over "Super Hero" Trademark, It's David VS Golaith(s)

In Fight Over "Super Hero" Trademark, It's David VS Golaith(s)

ROBOT 6 spotlights some interesting facts about Marvel and DC Comics' joint claim to the “super hero” trademark currently being challenged by small press publisher Ray Felix.

Watch Incredible Fan-Made "Man of Steel" Title Sequence

Watch Incredible Fan-Made "Man of Steel" Title Sequence

Production company Will & Tale have put together an impressive fan-made title sequence for Zack Snyder's "Man of Steel" created entirely in-house. ROBOT 6 has the full details.

Have the Eisner Awards Benched Superheroes?

Have the Eisner Awards Benched Superheroes?

ROBOT 6's Corey Blake looks at this year's Eisner Award nominees, noting what was included, what was left out and the limited number of superhero comics on the list from Marvel and DC.

Come for the Shelf Porn, stay for the massive âto readâ pile

Come for the Shelf Porn, stay for the massive “to read” pile

Illustrator Steve Tabala shares his home in today's edition of SHELF PORN, showing us his comics, graphic novels, art books, statues and more.

Grumpy Old Fan: Happy Anniversary Lois Lane!

Grumpy Old Fan: Happy Anniversary Lois Lane!

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back at the history of Superman's girlfriend, wife and journalistic foil, Lois Lane, who in addition to the Man of Steel also made her debut 75 years ago this month.

Patton Oswalt's Star Wars/Marvel Pitch Comes to Life in Poster

Patton Oswalt's Star Wars/Marvel Pitch Comes to Life in Poster

Patton Oswalt's eight minute improvised pitch on "Parks and Recreation" for a Star Wars/Marvel movie crossover has inspired a mash-up poster for "Stars Wars: Episode VII -- The Gauntlet of Infinity."

Judge Rules DC Comics Owns Superboy Rights

Judge Rules DC Comics Owns Superboy Rights

A U.S. District Judge has granted summary judgment to DC Comics, declaring that a 2001 agreement with the heirs of Superman co-creator Jerry Siegel included the rights to Superboy and more. ROBOT 6 has details.

CBR's ROBOT 6 Blog Nominated for Eisner Award

CBR's ROBOT 6 Blog Nominated for Eisner Award

Comic Book Resources ROBOT 6 blog has been nominated for a 2013 Eisner Award in the Best Comics-Related Publication/Journalism category.

Boston Comic Con Will Continue This Weekend as Planned

Boston Comic Con Will Continue This Weekend as Planned

Following the bombings Tuesday at the Boston Marathon, organizers of Boston Comic Con have confirmed the event will go on Saturday and Sunday as planned. ROBOT 6 has details.

Talking Comics with "The Black Beetle's" Francesco Francavilla

Talking Comics with "The Black Beetle's" Francesco Francavilla

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea discussed pulp-infused super heroes and experimental page layouts with "Black Beetle" creator Francesco Francavilla, who shared pages from his next issue.

A Parlor of Comics Highlights This Edition of Shelf Porn

A Parlor of Comics Highlights This Edition of Shelf Porn

In the latest edition of ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN column, Curt shares his collection of comics, statues and more, as well as his wife's "The Nightmare Before Christmas" collection!

July Brings DC Comics Solicits Heard 'Round the World

July Brings DC Comics Solicits Heard 'Round the World

With the Justice Leagues throwing down in "Trinity War" and Batman heading back to the 60s in "Batman '66," join ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant as he peruses through DC's July 2013 solicitations.

Comics dad shares his sonâs âThe Brave & the Boldâ room

Comics dad shares his son’s ‘The Brave & the Bold’ room

Keven Gardner, publisher of 12 Gauge Comics, shares the Batman-themed room he designed for his son with ROBOT 6.

200,000 More Passionate Readers or 20 Million Casual Ones?

200,000 More Passionate Readers or 20 Million Casual Ones?

ROBOT 6's Corey Blake ponders the upper limit of comic book readers, noting the industry's niche market status "doesn't eliminate the possibility of also attaining a larger readership."

Marvel Cancels "Winter Soldier"

Marvel Cancels "Winter Soldier"

Following the title's absence from Marvel's July solicitations, writer Jason Latour has confirmed the cancellation of "Winter Soldier" with #19. ROBOT 6 has details.

Marvel Heralds A Big (Purple) Appetite For "Age of Ultron #10 U.C"

Marvel Heralds A Big (Purple) Appetite For "Age of Ultron #10 U.C"

Hidden among this morning’s July solicitations, which included a mysterious “Classified” listing for a one-shot called "Age of Ultron #10 U.C.," Marvel has released a teaser that hints at the possible return of Galactus.

Taymor Settles "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" Lawsuit

Taymor Settles "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" Lawsuit

After a year of negotiations and aborted deals, the producers of the Broadway musical "Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark" and ousted director Julie Taymore announced today they have settled. ROBOT 6 has details.

Michael Kaluta on "Harry Palmer: Starstruck"

Michael Kaluta on "Harry Palmer: Starstruck"

ROBOT 6's Tim O'Shea speaks with "Harry Palmer: Starstruck" creator Michael Kaluta about the project's strong showing on Kickstarter, the plans for remastering the original pages and more.

Conversing On Comics With Gail Simone

Conversing On Comics With Gail Simone

Robot 6's Chris Arrant discusses comics with "Batgirl" writer Gail Simone about her upcoming work on "Red Sonja" and her Kickstarter project "Leaving Megalopolis" with Jim Califiore.

The Fifth Color: Marvelâs robot revival

The Fifth Color: Marvel’s robot revival

Are robots due for a comeback? ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman considers it, based on the announcement of "Avengers AI."

A pictureâs worth a thousand words in this Shelf Porn collection

A picture’s worth a thousand words in this Shelf Porn collection

ROBOT 6's SHELF PORN column this week features a man of few words, but many comics, graphic novels, toys and statues. Also, find out how you can submit your collection!

Why You Should Be Reading "Red She-Hulk"

Why You Should Be Reading "Red She-Hulk"

ROBOT 6's Michael May contends you should be reading Marvel Comics' "Red She-Hulk" by Jeff Parker and Carlo Pagulayan -- not because of the title character, but because of Machine Man.

Morrison Provides Variant For Final Issue Of "Batman Incorporated"

Morrison Provides Variant For Final Issue Of "Batman Incorporated"

In addition to announcing July's "Batman Incorporated" #13 as the title's final issue, DC Comics' solicitations reveal that series writer Grant Morrison will also provide a variant cover for his grand finale.

Remembering Carmine Infantino

Remembering Carmine Infantino

ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant reflects on the career and legacy of Carmine Infantino, one of the pillars of the Silver Age of comics whose unique art style came to define DC Comics' identity for a generation of fans.

Tom Strong Returns In July With Hogan and Sprouse's "Planet Of Peril"

Tom Strong Returns In July With Hogan and Sprouse's "Planet Of Peril"

Ahead of the release of its Vertigo solicitations, DC Comics has announced that Chris Sprouse and Peter Hogan's long-teased "Tom Strong and the Planet of Peril" will debut in July.

Stu Levy Responds to Chuck Austen's Advice To Toykopop Creators

Stu Levy Responds to Chuck Austen's Advice To Toykopop Creators

Tokyopop CEO Stu Levy has responded to "Boys of Summer" creator Chuck Austen's advice to Tokyopop creators to "move on" after their time with the publisher. ROBOT 6 has the details.

Zatanna Joins "Justice League," Gets New Retro Costume

Zatanna Joins "Justice League," Gets New Retro Costume

DC Comics' popular magic wielder and part-time stage magician Zatanna is making the move from "Justice League Dark" to "Justice League" with July’s Issue 22, and she’ll bring with her a new costume.

Talking Comics With The "Insufferable" Peter Krause

Talking Comics With The "Insufferable" Peter Krause

"Insufferable" artist Peter Krause discusses the return of his and Mark Waid's Thrillbent comic, the appeal of going digital and the way his approach to illustrating has adapted to accommodate the online format.

Talking Comics With Matt Kindt

Talking Comics With Matt Kindt

"Mind MGMT" creator Matt Kindt spoke with ROBT 6's Tim O'Shea about his hit series, his upcoming OGN "Red Handed" and his recent trip to see the St. Louis Cardinals during Spring Training.

Michael Chabon To Write "Casanova" Back-Up Stories

Michael Chabon To Write "Casanova" Back-Up Stories

When Matt Fraction, Gabriel Bá and Fábio Moon reteam for the fourth volume of their acclaimed spy-fi series "Casanova," they’ll bring with them a literary heavy-hitter: Pulitzer Prize-winning author Michael Chabon.

Busiek & Anderson's "Astro City" Returns Under Vertigo Banner

Busiek & Anderson's "Astro City" Returns Under Vertigo Banner

Less than a month after announcing that Astro City will return in June as part of “DC proper,” DC COmics has revealed Kurt Busiek and Brent Anderson's superhero series will actually be released under the Vertigo banner.

From "Robot Stories" to Jonathan Coulton: 6 Random Questions with Greg Pak

From "Robot Stories" to Jonathan Coulton: 6 Random Questions with Greg Pak

In the latest installment of ROBOT ROULETTE, "X-Treme X-Men" and upcoming "Batman/Superman" writer Greg Pak talks about his favorite musician, worst job ever and when he first felt like a comics pro.

"Miranda Mercury" Writer Shares His Shelf Porn

"Miranda Mercury" Writer Shares His Shelf Porn

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!

Tuning in with 2000AD's "Reprographics Droid"

Tuning in with 2000AD's "Reprographics Droid"

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.

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