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IDW Is Bringing M.A.S.K. Back to the World of Comics

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s a good time for IDW and Hasbro. The Micronauts comic has just launched, Rom is on the way, there’s now a third revival happening between the two companies. Yes, the heroes-wearing-superpowered-masks-who-also-drive-transforming-vehicles series M.A.S.K. is driving into comic books as well. Read more...

DC Reveals Its New Rebirth Superhero Costumes

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Although we’ve had some brief (and err, revealing ) looks at some of the designs being used in DC’s upcoming Rebirth shakeup, this is our best look yet at some of the new looks the DC multiverse’s finest are going to be running around in in a few months. Read more...

And Now, Bryan Singer's Point-by-Point Defense of Every Aspect of X-Men's Apocalypse

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ever since the very first images of Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse were released, pretty much everyone of a certain age had the same reaction: “Is that Ivan Ooze from the Power Rangers movie?” Well, now Bryan Singer’s stepped up to defend his choices. Read more...

Andrei Tarkovsky Used Cinema to Communicate Without Speaking  

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Channel Chriswell has put together some interesting video essays recently , and for his latest, he takes a look at the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, who focused on what the characters were feeling, rather than what was happening. Read more...

Karl Urban: "Conversations Are Happening" About Dredd Sequel on Netflix

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Ever since Dredd hit theaters back in 2012, the film has become a regular cult classic, with persistent rumors about a followup surfacing every couple of months. While our hopes were dashed last year , there are apparently new efforts to bring the character to a streaming service. Read more...

Mads Mikkelsen Wants Hannibal To Return 

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We were pretty annoyed about NBC’s decision to cancel Hannibal last year, but no more than the show’s star, Mads Mikkelsen, who said that he’s hopeful for the show’s return. Read more...

Check Out The First Gorgeous Issue of Liminal Stories

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A new magazine called Liminal Stories has launched its first issue today, and it’s worth checking out. Dedicated to “publishing fiction that’s just a little bit out of the ordinary,” the magazine’s first issue has a great table of contents. Read more...

Here's All the Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror Books That Will Blow Your Mind This May

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books from Fran Wilde, Guy Gavriel Kay and Joe Hill, as well as some debuts from the likes of Ada Palmer, Kat Howard and Todd Lockwood, and more. Read more...

Original Tintin Art Fetches $1.2 Million at Auction

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Two pages from one of Herge’s Tintin comics sold at auction at Artcurial yesterday for €1.05 million ($1.2 million). While not a record, the price demonstrates the robust nature of original comic book art, even outside of the superhero comics. Read more...

Another DC Movie Director Might Be Departing Their Film

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Just a day after The Flash lost its director over creative differences, it looks like the DC Cinematic Universe could be losing another director for the same reason: James Wan, who is slated to direct Aquaman. Read more...

12 Novel Adaptations That Should Get a Do-Over Reboot

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’ve all been there: a favored book is snapped up for adaptation, with a whole lot of potential behind it: solid cast, crew, production values, etc. When it hits theaters, you walk out wishing that they’d done everything differently. Read more...

Marko Kloos On Turning His Military Service Into Kickass Space Adventures

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Last week, we reviewed the latest two books from Marko Kloos: Angles of Attack and Chains of Command, which we really enjoyed . We particularly liked the authenticity that he’s imbued in his world, and wanted to ask about how his military service played into his fiction. Read more...

In Myke Cole's Javelin Rain, Even Undead Navy SEALS Cope With PTSD 

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I’ve been a big fan of Myke Cole’s novels for a while now - his last book, Gemini Cell , was a particularly good blend of zombie, military and romance genres. His latest, Javelin Rain, isn’t quite so innovative, but it carries the momentum of the series forward nicely. Read more...

Alec Baldwin Plays an Shouty Mastermind in Dystopian Game-Show Thriller Andròn

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Andròn, the first feature from Italian filmmaker Francesco Cinquemani, stars a cast of unknowns alongside two Hollywood stars (Alec Baldwin, Danny Glover) Its concept appears to meld The Hunger Games’ fight-to-the-death competition, The Truman Show’s all-seeing overlord, and the greenish-black palette of a thousand scifi films that’ve come before. Read more...

Dylan O'Brien's Injuries Further Postpone Third Maze Runner Film

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Several weeks ago production on the third Maze Runner film, The Death Cure, was shut down when star Dylan O’Brien was injured on set. Now, a new report says his injuries were worse than originally thought and the film has been postponed indefinitely. Read more...

Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad Come to Life on the Warner Bros. Official Tour

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you want to get up close and personal with the costumes and props of Batman v Superman or Suicide Squad, Warner Bros. is making that happen. It’s creating a full DC Universe exhibit as part of its Hollywood Studio Tour. Read more...

Sophie Turner Revealed X-Men: Apocalypse's Best Easter Egg

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you’re going to do an X-Men movie set in the ’80s, which record album are you going to show Cyclops and Jean Grey picking up? There’s really only one option. Read more...

Screengrabber Warren G Performs Incredibly Bad Rendition Of “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” | Jezebel

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Screengrabber Warren G Performs Incredibly Bad Rendition Of “Take Me Out To The Ballgame” | Jezebel Helpful Man Patrols Texas Ladies’ Room, Tells Woman ‘You’re Dressed Like a Man’ | Gizmodo Someone Is Finally Trying to Stop This Underground Garbage Fire That’s Burned for Six Years | Gawker I Can’t “Deal” With This | Read more...

Elisabeth Moss Is Starring in Hulu's Adaptation of The Handmaid's Tale

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Today, Hulu not only announced that they are adapting Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, it’s also already ordered a full season of the show and cast the lead. Read more...

This New Preacher Clip Is 30 Seconds of Pure Insanity

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

“This is how you make a bazooka.” If you weren’t already incredibly excited for AMC’s Preacher, this new 30-second sizzle-reel should do the trick. It’s jam-packed with the kind of violence, insanity, and action that’ll hopefully define the show once it airs. Read more...

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