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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Crater XV’ to ‘Saga’ to ‘Wild Blue Yonder’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Now that everyone is coming down from the high (or the low, depending upon your opinion) of Man of Steel‘s $125.1 million opening weekend, it’s time to settle back in for some actual comic books. And this week, there are plenty to recommend, from new-series debuts like Brother Lono and The X-Files Season 10 to original graphic novels like Paul Joins the Scouts and Primates.

But that’s not all, as this weekend also brings the fifth annual Kids Read Comics convention …

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Superman Unchained’ to ‘Killjoys’ to Vegas

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. While some of you may be scrambling to find that perfect Father’s Day gift, many others are chomping at the bit for the Friday premiere of director Zack Snyder’s Man of Steel — or, the perfectly timed debut of Scott Snyder and Jim Lee’s Superman Unchained.

Or perhaps you’re packing your bags for Amazing Las Vegas Comic Con, or simply plotting your weekly visit to the local comic book store. If that’s the case, do we have some recommendations for you …

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Astro City’ to ‘Herobear’ to HeroesCon

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. It’s back to a full work week — unless, of course, you’re heading to Charlotte, North Carolina, for HeroesCon 2013.

However, before you board that plane or plot that route, there’s a New Comics Day chock-full of quality releases. Join our contributors for a rundown of some of the highlights.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘X-Men’ to ‘The Wake’ to 2D

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. While most readers in the United States are enjoying a three-day weekend, our contributors are already looking to the week ahead, from the comics arriving on shelves Wednesday to 2D, the Northern Ireland Comics Festival, which kicks off Thursday.

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Cheat Sheet | From Phoenix Comicon to ‘Half Past Danger’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. While some of you will be taking full advantage of the three-day Memorial Day Weekend by enjoying a summer blockbuster, a barbecue or the first dip of the year in the outdoor pool, others will be heading to the Phoenix Convention Center for the 13th annual Phoenix Comicon.

But while everyone else is packing their bags, and stocking up on sunscreen, ROBOT 6′s contributors are busy spotlighting some of the best books going on sale Wednesday.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Galactica’ to Dallas to the Motor City

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Although this installment is a little late — curse you, technical problems! — we’re still left with plenty of time to prepare for this weekend’s Motor City Comic Con, Dallas Comic Con and the East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention.

What’s more, our contributors have cast their eyes over Wednesday’s releases, singling out such favorites as Battlestar Galactica #1, Betelgeuse, Vol. 1, and The New Warriors Omnibus.

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Cheat Sheet | From Long Beach to ‘Hellblazer’ to Kids Comic Con

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Everyone still may be coming down from the excitement of Free Comic Book Day and the blockbuster opening of Marvel Iron Man 3, but we’re already looking ahead to Wednesday’s releases and Saturday’s two noteworthy events: Kids Comic Con and Long Beach Comic Expo.

But first, back to Wednesday, as ROBOT 6′s contributors single out some of the best titles going on sale this week, including a new edition of Hellblazer: Dangerous Habits, You’re All Just Jealous of My Jetpack and Red Handed.

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Cheat Sheet | From C2E2 to ‘Sesame Street’ to FCBD

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. This morning there’s just enough time to catch up on the announcements from the Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo before making plans for Saturday’s Free Comic Book Day.

But before retailers hand out more than 4.6 million free comics, they have Wednesday’s offerings to contend with: Among them are the debuts of Sesame Street and The Movement, and archival editions featuring Jack Kirby and Korak, Son of Tarzan.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Jupiter’s Legacy’ to Stumptown Comics Fest

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. This weekend, the focus turns on the creators — both established and newcomers — with the School of Visual Arts’ Illustration & Cartooning Department’s Fresh Meat exhibition in New York City and Stumptown Comics Fest is Portland, Oregon.

Meanwhile, our contributors select their picks for the best comics going on sale Wednesday, including Jupiter’s Legacy #1, Vader’s Little Princess and Morning Glories #26.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Bandette’ to ‘Dial H’ to Boston Comic Con

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. There’s plenty to do this weekend on both coasts, as Boston and Washington, D.C., play host to Boston Comic Con and Awesome Con, while Fan Expo Vancouver explodes in British Columbia and the Los Angeles Times Festival of Books arrives at the University of Southern California.

Meanwhile, our contributors select their picks for the best comics going on sale Wednesday, including Danger Girl Trinity #1, Popeye Classics Vol. 1 and Marshal Law: The Deluxe Edition. Plus, a preview of Bandette #4!

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Li’l Gotham’ to ‘Ultron #1AU’ to Torino

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. After an almost-uninterrupted string of U.S. conventions, from Emerald City Comicon and Fabletown & Beyond to WonderCon and MoCCA Arts Fest, eyes turn to Europe this weekend for the Torino Comics festival.

Meanwhile, our contributors select their picks for the best comics going on sale Wednesday, including Batman: Li’l Gotham #1, Relish and The Flash Chronicles, Vol. 4.

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Cheat Sheet | From WonderCon news to ‘Glory’ to MoCCA Fest

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Even as we try to catch our breaths from the flurry of announcements from WonderCon in Anaheim — not to mention the Hugo Awards nominations — we turn our attention to the East Coast and the MoCCA Arts Festival.

Meanwhile, our contributors rattle off their picks for the best comics going on sale Wednesday, from the end of Glory to the debut of Thanos Rising.

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Cheat Sheet | From Fables Con to ‘East of West’ to WonderCon

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Even as some attendees unpack from last week’s Fables Con: Fabletown & Below in Rochester, Minnesota, other folks are checking off their to-do lists before heading off to Anaheim, California, later this week for WonderCon.

Meanwhile, our contributors rattle off their picks for the best comics going on sale Wednesday, from Bad Machinery, Vol. 1, to Superman Vs. Zod to East of West #1.

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Cheat Sheet | From ‘Action Comics’ to PAX East

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Below you’ll find our contributors’ picks of the comics of the week — from the return of Poison Elves to Grant Morrison’s farewell to Action Comics — and the top events to watch for in the next seven days.

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Cheat Sheet | From MegaCon to ‘Wolverine’

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Welcome to “Cheat Sheet,” ROBOT 6′s guide to the week ahead. Below you’ll find a roundup for Marvel’s announcements from South by Southwest, our contributors’ picks of the comics of the week, and the top events to watch for in the next seven days.

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