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During the recent Superman Celebration event, acclaimed creator George Perez revealed he couldn't wait to leave the relaunched "Superman" citing frustrations over repeated rewrites and a lack of creative freedom.
ROBOT 6's Chris Mautner reflects on the end of Matt Groening's "Life in Hell" comic strip and its impact on alt.weekly comic strips in general.
In advance of the "He-Man and the Masters of the Universe" comic, DC Comics releases a digital-first "Masters of the Universe," which features a character Geoff Johns created when he was eight.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back at Goodwin & Simonson’s well-regarded “Manhunter” run, calling it a book DC "should always have on hand, because it fits the publisher’s particular strengths so well."
Taking a cue from One Million Moms, the president of the National Organization for Marriage has responded to "Astonishing X-Men" #51 with a fundraising message voicing concerns about "the sanctity of a comic book gay wedding."
Madefire, the company Dave Gibbons mentioned in his recent ROBOT 6 interview, this morning launched a free iPad app with new motion comics by the "Watchmen" co-creator, Mike Carey, Liam Sharp and others.
"Star Trek" alum, and vocal gay-rights activist, actor George Takei is set to take a trip to Riverdale early next year in Archie Comics’ "Kevin Keller" #6.
Bryan Q. Miller shared his thoughts with CBR on Batman's arrival in Metropolis in the digital first series "Smallville: Season 11," Stephanie Brown taking on the role of Nightwing and changing the Dark Knight's costume.
Participants in the Walking Dead Escape obstacle course taking over Petco Park during Comic-Con International will find themselves the owners of an exclusive variant cover edition of the comic's 100th issue.
The Antichrist arrives in this week's Alan Moore and Kevin O'Neill's "League of Extraordinary Gentlemen: Century 2009," and he bears quite a few similarities to a certain boy magician. ROBOT 6 has details.
ROBOT 6's Carla Hoffman expresses her disappointment with the cancellation of "The Avengers: Earth’s Mightiest Heroes," which had "no gimmicks, no CGI or special power suits, just quality adaptations of quality stories."
ROBOT 6's Matt Seneca dives into the longboxes again to declare 1985's Daredevil #220 by David Mazzucchelli, Christie Scheele, Denny O’Neil and Frank Miller the greatest comic of all time.
Stan Lee has reached a agreement ending a legal dispute with two former shareholders of POW! Entertainment that threatened the future of his company. The terms of the deal are confidential.
Stephanie Brown will join the Dark Knight's first appearance in DC's digital-first "Smallville Season 11" #5 by Brian Q. Miller with art by ChrisCross.
As part of "The Walking Dead's" 100th issue celebration, Robert Kirkman's Skybound has teamed up with Hyundai to design a zombie-proof Elentra GT for the post-apocalyptic world.
Valiant Entertainment has unveiled a tantalizing, and bloody, image trumpeting the September return of Ninjak, the wildly popular ninja spy created by Mark Moretti and Joe Quesada.
The team-up "Smallville" fans clamored for for years but never saw due to legal hurdles finally occurs when Clark Kent meets Batman and Robin in the pages of DC Comics' digital-first "Smallville: Season 11" #5.
"Captain Atom," "Resurrection Man" and "Voodoo" will end with their September-releasing #0 issues, joining "Justice League International" in DC Comics’ second wave of New 52 cancellations. ROBOT 6 has the details.
Robot 6's Carla Hoffman wonders, "Can being a fan actually hamper you in enjoying the object of your own affection?" as she considers recent comments by Gail Simone and recent issues of Hulk.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant considers the history and role of Alan Scott in the DC universe in light of the announcement that Earth 2's Green Lantern is gay.
UPDATE: Dale Eaglesham has retracted his earlier statement, explaining that he misunderstood the plans for Northstar's wedding to his boyfriend and that it was never intended to be an "Alpha Flight" storyline.
J. Caleb Mozzocco shares seven thoughts on the new kid-friendly Superman title, noting "Would I recommend it? Aw yeah."
Robot 6's Brigid Alverson speaks to Rian Hughes about his redesign of the Valiant logo and cover elements for this year's new series including "X-O Manowar," "Harbinger" and more.
ROBOT 6's Graeme McMillan notes the "strange, hypocritical and entirely arbitrary attitude" he has toward the shipping schedules of superhero books versus creator-owned comics. It may be ridiculous.
With word of Alan Scott's New 52 sexual orientation breaking today, "Earth 2" writer James Robinson has already made it clear Green Lantern won't be the only gay character in his and Nicola Scott's new series.
Confirming rumors of a behind-the-scenes struggle with London MCM Expo, the co-owner of the Eagle Awards dismissed Friday's announcement that this was the last year for the venerable U.K. fan awards. ROBOT 6 has details.
Writer Mark Andrew Smith talks to ROBOT 6 about crowdfunding his baseball-meets-monsters graphic novel, "Sullivan's Sluggers," with artist James Stokoe.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks back at the contributions of Alan Moore, Marv Wolfman and George Perez during the 1980s, both at DC in particular and to comics in general.
To celebrate its Superman Facebook page surpassing 2 million "likes," DC Comics has revealed two new pages by Shane Davis from the second volume of "Superman: Earth One."
When a 4-year-old from New Hampshire didn’t want to wear his hearing aid, Hawkeye came to the rescue -- with a lot of help from the Marvel Bullpen. ROBOT 6 has the details.
Following up on Co-Publisher Dan DiDio's comments over the weekend, DC Comics has stated that a major, iconic male character will be outed in June, which happens to be LGBT Pride Month.
Less than a year after Dan DiDio indicated DC Comics wouldn’t alter the sexual orientations of existing characters in the New 52, the co-publisher revealed at the Kapow! Comic Convention that the position has changed.
ROBOT 6's Brigid Alverson, who served as one of the six judges for the Eisner Awards this year, reveals some of her choices that didn't make it on the final list of nominees.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks at DC Comics' solicitations for August, which marks the end of the New 52′s first year and ponders why the publisher chose to cancel "Justice League International."
DC Comics Co-Publisher Dan DiDio responds to Alan Moore's criticism of "Before Watchmen," calling the project "a love letter" to Moore and Dave Gibbons' seminal 1986 miniseries.
iVerse CEO Michael Murphey spoke with Brigid Alverson about what effect comiXology's recent exclusive contracts will have on the publisher and what he feels the future of the digital comics' landscape will look like.
Tim O'Shea talks to Frank Marraffino about writing the newest Marvel Zombies miniseries, which features Howard the Duck, Dum-Dum Dugan and more teaming up to fight Nazi zombies.
Matt Seneca kicks off a new column at Robot 6 spotlighting "great comic books that don’t appear on the bestseller charts or canon lists," kicking things off with "Thor" #160.
ROBOT 6's Tom Bondurant looks at the tricky argument of how to properly credit Bob Kane and Bill Finger when discussing the creation of Batman, especially when viewed from the perspective of today's creators' rights debate.
Legendary comic artist Tony DeZuniga, co-creator of Jonah Hex and Black Orchid, passed away early Wednesday after suffering from a stroke, heart failure and brain damage.