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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Fairy Tale Comics’ to ‘Fantomex MAX’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. It’s only Monday, but our contributors have their eyes on Wednesday releases, from anthologies like The Witching Hour and Fairy Tale Comics to the debut of Fantomex MAX.

To see what we’re looking forward to this week, just keep reading.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Secret Society’ to ‘Sex Criminals’ to ‘Sin Titulo’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. It’s only Monday, but our contributors have their eyes on Wednesday releases, ranging from Sex Criminals #1 by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky to the fifth volume of A Bride’s Story by Kaoru Mori to the Dark Horse collection of Cameron Stewart’s acclaimed webcomic Sin Titulo.

To see what we’re looking forward to this week, just keep reading.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Buzzkill’ to ‘Dial E’ to ‘Button Man’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. It’s only Monday, but our contributors have their eyes on Wednesday releases, ranging from John Wagner and Arthur Ranson’s Button Man: Get Harry Ex to a new jumping-on point for 2000AD to … well, it’s not exactly a comic book but it does involve two comics creators.

To see what we’re looking forward to this week, just keep reading.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Boxers & Saints’ to Milligan & McCarthy

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Contributors Brigid Alverson, Corey Blake and Mark Kardwell can’t wait til Wednesday to get there hands on three works (or, technically, four): Cyborg 009, Boxers & Saints, and The Best of Milligan & McCarthy. To see what they have to say about the releases, just keep reading …

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Attack on Titan’ to ‘Delilah Dirk’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Although the U.S. Postal Service is closed today for Labor Day, UPS is going full steam ahead, which means comics arrive on Wednesday as usual. And so some of the ROBOT contributors took a break from the long weekend to make their top picks for the week. Keep reading to see what they chose …

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘American Vampire Anthology’ to ‘Itty Bitty Hellboy’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. If ROBOT 6′s contributors are anything, they’re varied in their tastes, as their picks of the week will undoubtedly demonstrate. There’s crime, horror, superhero adventure; there’s something for all-ages readers, and josei manga. Heck, there’s science! Well, Science.

To see what we’re talking about, just read on.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Sacrifice’ to ‘Chin Music’ to Fan Expo

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. It seems like we only just finished Comic-Con International, and now we’re heading into another major event: Fan Expo Canada in Toronto, the third-largest pop-culture convention in North America. But that doesn’t begin until Thursday, giving everyone plenty of time to squeeze in a trip to the local comic book store.

To see what ROBOT 6′s contributors have at the top of their Wednesday shopping lists, keep reading.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘March: Book One’ to ‘THUNDER Agents’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. With the buzz of D23 Expo dying down, we now turn our attention to Wednesday’s comics, which include the much-anticipated debut of March: Book One, which contributor Corey Blake says “isn’t just the release of the week, it’s the release of the year.”

To see what our other contributors pick, keep reading …

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Trillium’ to ‘Catalyst Comix’ to D23

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. This weekend is the D23 Expo, the event that Disney devotees look forward to for months. But the latest installment also promises plenty for Marvel and Star Wars fans.

Before you pack your mouse ears, though, there are new comics to read, ranging from Sidekick #1 to The Thrilling Adventure Hour to In the Days of the Mob. Continue on to see what ROBOT 6′s contributors have to say about their picks of the week.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Animal Man’ to Boston Comic Con to Capote

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. This weekend, we turn our attention to Boston Comic Con, which bounces back after being postponed in April amid the search for the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.

However, Saturday is still five days away, so first the ROBOT 6 contributors take a look at what’s arriving in stores on Wednesday, and make their choices for the best bets. Keep reading for the first issue of Captain Midnight, the final issue of It Girl and the Atomics, and more …

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Gamma’ to Ditko to ‘Monster on the Hill’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. In the aftermath of Comic-Con International, it’s bound to be a quiet for days for the comics industry, which provides us with plenty of time to settle in with this week’s new releases. Read on to see our top picks from among the titles arriving on Wednesday.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Judge Dredd’ to ‘The Mysterious Strangers’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. And just like that, Comic-Con International is upon us. But while tens of thousands of people are dashing to airports, exiting planes and checking into hotels on Wednesday, many of the rest of us will be making our weekly pilgrimage to the comic book store for this week’s releases.

So before the announcements start rolling out of San Diego, join us to see what comics caught the eyes of the ROBOT 6 contributors.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Haggard West’ to ‘Quantum and Woody’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Like a runaway freight train, Comic-Con International is nearly upon us — seriously, Previews Night is just nine days away — which means most smaller conventions have cleared out of its way even as many creators, publishers and assorted others rush around making last-minute preparations. That generally means everything is pretty quiet in the comics industry. But, wow, it’s a good week for new releases, ranging from Paul Pope’s The Death of Haggard West to the relaunch of Quantum and Woody to Jason’s Lost Cat.

Keep reading to see what books caught the attention of our contributors.

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Cheat Sheet | From fireworks to Florida Supercon to ‘Avengers A.I.’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. While many Americans are counting the hours until Independence Day, and what for some will be the beginning of a four-day weekend, others are packing their Mighty Morphin Power Rangers costume for Florida Comicon.

Still others are simply casting an eye over the list of titles shipping this week from Diamond Comic Distributors. Keep reading to see what books caught our contributors’ attentions.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Larfleeze’ to ‘Lazarus’ to Wizard World NYC

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Between a release party at Bergen Street Comics for the collections of Change and Strange Attractors and (deep breath) Wizard World Comic Con NYC Experience, New York City appears to be the place for comics events this week.

But before you start packing your bags, there’s a healthy list of new releases arriving in stores Wednesday, ranging from the aforementioned Change, by Ales Kot and Morgan Jeske, to the debut of Lazarus, which reunites Greg Rucka and Michael Lark. But that barely scratches the surface.

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