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Counterpoint: Powerless Has Laughs and Some Serious Comic Knowledge, Too

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I was skeptical about Powerless when I first heard about it, not the least of which because it sounded like a rip-off of Damage Control, created by the late, beloved Dwayne McDuffie. Plus, Katharine didn’t much seem to care for the pilot . Show More Summary

Movie Review: Sausage Party Is Not What You're Expecting, and in the Best Possible Way

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

About two minutes into the R-rated animated food movie Sausage Party I had a realization—the film that the trailers were advertising was not the movie I was watching. That movie, about food that realizes what happens when they get bought, looked like it has a lot of R-rated jokes, and not much else. But the real movie is so much more. Read more...

Teenage Girls, Dominatrixes, and Other Brains That Will Be Eaten in iZombie's Third Season

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

One of the best parts of iZombie is the conceit that zombies take on the personalities and the skills of the people whose brains they eat. Luckily, we didn’t need to eat the brains of the show’s cast and crew to learn what’s in store for season three. They just told us. Read more...

NASA Sticks Rocket Raccoon and Groot on Its Next Official Mission Patch

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If there was any doubt in your heart that the people at NASA were a bunch of nerds, here’s the evidence that proves otherwise. Read more...

This Orphan Black Blooper Reel Shows the Mistake Tatiana Maslany Must Make All the Time

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

With the fourth season already over, Orphan Black decided to have a bit of fun at its Comic-Con panel. In addition to forcing the actors to ad-lib scenes as their characters, BBC America released a blooper reel which has got to be a constant problem for Tatiana Maslany,. Read more...

These Game of Thrones Stars Picked Who They Want to Rule Westeros

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The seventh season of Game of Thrones won’t go into production for months so, on the show’s Hall H panel at Comic-Con, there wasn’t much in the way of news. There was, however, much to discuss about who all the panelists thought should end up on the Iron Throne. Read more...

Here's Your First Look at the American Gods TV Series

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’ve had oodles of perfect casting announcements, we’ve had some delectable teaser images, and now, it’s finally here: our first look at Neil Gaiman’s American Gods, brought to life. Read more...

Ghost Rider Is Coming to Agents of SHIELD 

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Well, this is a surprise. Ghost Rider is coming to the Marvel Cinematic Universe, but not for a movie—and perhaps not the incarnation of the Ghost Rider you were expecting. Read more...

Kristin Chenoweth Will Play Easter in American Gods

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

“I’m really excited to be reunited with my Bryan Fuller,” said Kristin Chenoweth, walking out to a rapturous applause at the American Gods panel. Read more...

Why This Drop of Liquor Looks Like a Galaxy

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Anyone who’s imbibed a glass of ouzo—the licorice-flavored spirit that is practically the national drink of Greece—may be familiar with how it turns cloudy when the liquor is mixed with water. But there are still some mysteries about how such mixed liquids behave. Read more...

The Walking Dead Cast Can't Talk About the Future, But They Can Throw Glitter at Each Other

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When season seven of The Walking Dead premieres on October 23, we’re finally going to learn which character new villain Negan killed. It’s a secret the show is determined to keep until then, which made the panel at Comic-Con a little awkward. Read more...

Overwatch Is Getting Its Own Graphic Novel Next Year

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Good news, fans of Blizzard’s absurdly entertaining superhero-esque shooter Overwatch! the game’s making the movie to physical comics next year, with the arrival of a new graphic novel that delves into the history of the Overwatch universe from Dark Horse. Read more...

A Look at the New Star Wars Toys Coming Our Way, From Rebels to Rogue One

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Star Wars might not have a big panel at San Diego Comic-Con this year, but that doesn’t stop the new toys—arguably just as important as the films at this point!—from making the news. Hasbro just unveiled a bunch of new figures, all the way from the original movies and prequels, to Rebels, and a tiny glimpse of what’s coming with Rogue One. Read more...

Wonder Woman's Pissed Off in the New Trailer for Injustice 2

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Happy 75th Anniversary, Diana. Feel free to kick everyone’s butt. Read more...

Acclaimed Author Roxane Gay Is Writing a New Black Panther Spinoff Comic

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

T’Challa’s world is getting a little bit bigger at Marvel Comics. Off of the back of Ta-Nehisi Coates’ sublime Black Panther comic , Marvel has just announced a new supplementary series that will delve into the lives of important supporting characters in the main series—and like Black Panther, it’s attracting serious talent. Read more...

Checking In on the Weirdo Superhero Comics DC Is Doing With My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

One of the biggest comics surprises of 2016 was the news that musician Gerard Way would be spearheading an imprint of new titles for DC Comics called Young Animal. This morning, Way talked a bit about the quirky ideas he wants to infuse into Young Animal. Read more...

Marvel's Netflix Shows Are Finally Getting Action Figures, Including Jessica Jones

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The movie versions of Marvel’s heroes have been part of Hasbro’s 6-inch-scale Legends line for a while now, but characters from the TV side of the MCU have been conspicuously absent. Well, until now, as Hasbro has revealed that the Netflix versions of Jessica Jones and the Punisher are getting figures. Read more...

Mr. Robot's Cast Hints at the Shocking Surprises to Come in Season Two

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Mr. Robot is everywhere at Comic-Con, with huge ads for the show plastered on buses outside the convention center. But I still overheard someone asking, “So... is that a show about a robot?” Given the number of fans who packed into the panel yesterday, though, it seems the uninformed are in the minority at this point. Show More Summary

Dick Dastardly and Muttley Will Be Post-Apocalyptic Death Racers In Garth Ennis' New DC Comic

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Look, that right there is one hell of a headline to have to write. But in a world where DC Comics is giving us all sorts of weird Hanna-Barbera series—from profane cyberpunk Scooby Doo, to post-modern Flintstones , to sci-fi spy-fi in Future Quest —I guess the thought of Garth Ennis writing a Wacky Races spin-off isn’t too far out there. Read more...

How Sansa's Development Is Mirrored in Her Fashion Throughout Game of Thrones

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Game of Thrones isn’t just a pricey show because of all those CGI dragons, British actors, and exotic locales. It also has some of the most thoughtful creatives building props, sets, and costumes. Especially costumes. Read more...

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