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‘Welcome All Species’ to this week’s Shelf Porn

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Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn, our weekly look at a fan’s collection. Today’s shelves come to us from Mendoza, Argentina, as Eduardo shares his collection of comics and graphic novels, as well as Star Wars memorabilia, Disney statues and a whole lot more.

If you’d like to see your collection right here on ROBOT 6, you can find instructions at the end of this post.

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Ongoing ‘Usagi Yojimbo’ series returns in May

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This week brought some great news for fans of Stan Sakai’s long-eared ronin — Dark Horse announced that the ongoing Usagi Yojimbo will return this May.

While it’s been three years since we last saw an issue of the Usagi Yojimbo regular series, neither Sakai nor Usagi haven’t been absent from comic shelves. During that time Dark Horse released the Eisner-nominated 47 Ronin, by Sakai and writer Mike Richardson. And last year brought the War of the Worlds-inspired Usagi Yojimbo: Senso miniseries, a “What if?”-like tale that saw an older Usagi battling an alien invasion.

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Shelf Porn | A collection to fall in love with

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Happy Valentine’s Day and welcome to Shelf Porn! Because we love you, today we’re presenting Jason’s massive collection of original art, graphic novels, toys and much, much more.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on ROBOT 6, you can find instructions on how to do so at the end of this post.

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Shelf Porn | The Fanboy Fortress of Solitude

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Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn, our weekly look at one fan’s collection. Today Wade shows us his action figures and more!

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on ROBOT 6, you can find instructions on how to do so at the end of this post.

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Shelf Porn | Smithsonian meets Chuck-E-Cheese in Sean’s Man Cave

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Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn! Today’s collection comes from Sean Rutan, whose goals is to acquire “every major comic character as drawn by his/her original creator.” And he’s off to a good start! Also be sure to check out his custom arcade cabinets.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here you can find instructions on how to do so at the end of this post.

And now here’s Sean:

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Shelf Porn | A look into Larry’s ‘Library’

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Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn, our weekly visit into the home of a fan. Today’s shelves comes from Larry, whose move into a new house meant he had extra space to show off his stuff.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here you can find instructions on how to do so at the end of this post.

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Shelf Porn | A comic collection from Poland

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Hello and welcome to Shelf Porn, our weekly visit into the home of a fan. Today’s collection comes from Piotr, a comic fan from Krakow, Poland.

If you’d like to see your collection here, you can find details at the bottom of this post.

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Shelf Porn | A Wonder-ful collection from California

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Happy New Year and welcome to Shelf Porn, our weekly glance into one fan’s collection. Today’s shelves come from Jason in California, who shows us his sharply designed shelves of action figures and Wonder Woman stuff.

If you’d like to see your collection featured here on Robot 6, you can find complete details at the end of this post.

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Robot 6’s favorite comics of 2014

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As ROBOT 6’s sixth-anniversary celebration winds down, our contributors look back at some of their favorite comics of 2014, from Ms. Marvel and The Multiversity to Sex Criminals and How to Be Happy.

Let us know what some of your favorites of 2014 were in the comments section.

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Ambitious ‘Borb’ explores the ‘slapstick vagabond archetype’

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Jason Little launched his ambitious webcomic Borb earlier this year, telling the story of a homeless man through a series of four-panel comic strips — an homage to Great Depression-era newspaper strips like Little Orphan Annie and Gasoline Alley. In April, Uncivilized Books will release a 96-page collection of the strips.

Courtesy of Uncivilized Books, ROBOT 6 is pleased to present a preview of Borb. Check out the preview and some additional information from the publisher below.

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Preview | Degen’s ‘Mighty Star’ hits the ground in April

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Courtesy of Koyama Press, we’re pleased to bring you a preview of Mighty Star and the Castle of the Cancatervater by A. Degen, part of the publisher’s spring lineup. Collecting the webcomic that appeared on the Study Group website, the mostly silent graphic novel puts a surreal spin on the superhero tale.

Check out a preview and additional details below, and look for it in April.

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Preview | Ginette Lapalme’s cutely subversive ‘Confetti’

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Later this year, Koyama Press will publish Confetti, a collection of the comics, paintings, sculptures and more from Toronto-based artist Ginette Lapalme. According to the publisher, “Lapalme uses cartoons and junk culture as raw material to make ‘cute’ subversive and ‘pretty’ punk.”

Check out the preview below, and look for the collection in May. Our thanks to Koyama for all the previews it provided for our anniversary celebration.

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Young delves into Chinese history for ‘Nanjing: The Burning City’

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Best known for his award-winning “slice-of-life fantasy” webcomic Tails, Ethan Young turns from the semi-autobiographical to historical fiction for his next project. Nanjing: The Burning City, a graphic novel due out later this year from Dark Horse, tells the story of two Chinese soldiers during the night before the Nanjing Massacre.

This will be big for Young; not only will the year see the release of a graphic novel he’s been planning since college, but he and his wife are also expecting their first child. We spoke about the project, fatherhood and more.

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Preview | A sidekick strikes back in Delsante & Isaakse’s ‘Stray’

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As part of ROBOT 6’s sixth-anniversary celebration, we’re pleased to present an exclusive look at the covers for Stray #4, as well as a preview of Issue 3, currently in Previews.

Created by Vito Delsante and Sean Izaakse, and published by Action Lab, Stray tells the story of the Rottweiler, the former teen sidekick to the Doberman. When his former mentor is killed, Rottweiler returns to the costumed life to try to solve the murder — but will he take up his mentor’s mantle, or follow his own path?

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Preview | A ‘very special’ ‘Task Force Rad Squad’ #3

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While Caleb Goellner and Buster Moody are staying busy with assorted comic projects — working together or separately on stories for Dark Horse Presents and Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, for example — they continue to collaborate on their creator-owned, pay-what-you-want comic Task Force Rad Squad.

The third issue isn’t due out until March, but for our big anniversary they’ve provided a sneak preview. In it, the Squad, a riff on the Mighty Morphin’ Power Rangers, help their mentor kick his addiction to Space Potion in what they describe as a “very special issue.”

You’ll find a preview, along with some additional information on the comic, below. Task Force Rad Squad #3 comes out March 11 for whatever price you’d like to pay on Gumroad, where you can currently find the first two issues.

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