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A New Wave of DC's Bombshells Merch Is Ready to Drop on Your Bank Account 

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s hard to believe that in just a few years that DC’s ‘40s pinup takes on its female characters, the Bombshells, have evolved from a small line of statuettes to a full on merchandising empire—they even got an excellent comic book! Ahead of this weekend’s New York Toy Fair, we’ve got an exclusive look at what’s to… Read more...

The Fantastically Violent Football Board Game Blood Bowl Is Getting Its Own Comic

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Titan Comics is adding another Games Workshop tabletop game to its comic book roster—and this one is somehow even weirder and crazier than even the grim dark future of their Warhammer 40,000 comics. Yes, brutal world of (extremely) fantasy contact sports that is Blood Bowl is getting its own comic series. Read more...

Star Wars: The Last Jedi Is Totally Plural (If You're Bilingual)

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Following on the heels of revealing Rey’s new hair on an empty box, another Star Wars: Episode VIII mystery has been answered—namely, whether The Last Jedi refers to a single Jedi or a group of Jedi, since both the singular and the plural form are “Jedi.” The solution comes to us via the release of several… Read more...

Could Marvel Be Bringing One of Its Oldest Superheroes to Live-Action?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The cast of Jurassic World 2 continues to grow. Patrick Stewart doesn’t think he’s done with X-Men movies. The actor behind Jughead has a surprising theory about who killed Jason Blossom on Riverdale. Plus, new footage from Life, and Once Upon a Time sets itself up for a potential soft-reboot. Behold, spoilers! Read more...

Giant Batman Robot Reveals Bruce Wayne's Got Iron Man Envy

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

A few years ago, in the Batman comic books, after the caped crusader was presumed dead, Jim Gordon helped protect Gotham using a giant Batman mechanized suit. That “Superheavy” story arc is what inspired this obscenely giant BatBot Xtreme toy that will make you wish you were five-years old again. Read more...

Those Looney Tunes/DC Crossover Comics You Didn't Know You Needed Are Coming

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’ve got four pieces of art, each heralding a Looney Tune’s insertion into the life of a classic DC comics character. And the pairings are the only things we know. Read more...

Futurama's Bender Reads Chuck Tingle Porn, Shiny Metal Asses Likely Get Bitten

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Bender, the lovable rascal from Futurama, was never shy when it came to adult-only content. He loved going to robot strip clubs, had a string of girlfriends (including a ship), and was even arrested for pimping. But Bender Bending Rodriguez never took off someone’s pants and admired the length of their dick. Until… Read more...

There's Going to Be a Mystery Science Theater 3000 Comic Book

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

I have no idea how, but Dark Horse is going to somehow make that happen. Read more...

Ben Reilly Will Ditch His Creepy New Scarlet Spider Costume After Just One Story Arc

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

When Marvel announced that the re-revived Ben Reilly would be getting his own series once more as the Scarlet Spider, the company also revealed that Ben would get a brand new suit to swing around in. It... was a bit off. Its creepy little smile defying all sense of comic book spandex weirded us the hell out. But it… Read more...

Watch ILM Completely Digitally Create the Planets of Rogue One 

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The best visual effects are the ones we don’t even see. In Rogue One, we know Tarkin isn’t physically there and that the Death Star doesn’t really exist. So it’s the landscapes that are the true magic: entire worlds created in a computer to build out and expand a little sliver of actual filming, or nothing at all. Read more...

Sam Raimi Might Take On One of Hollywood's Three Bermuda Triangle Movies

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Just the fact that it’s one of three projects tackling the same idea already suggests a problem. But there are a lot more warning signs that maybe, maybe, this isn’t the best project for Sam Raimi to be tackling. Read more...

Michael Peña Will Save His Family, and the World, From an Alien Invasion

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’re long overdue for a film where Michael Peña gets to save the world. His upcoming role in C.H.I.P.s might be close, and he does consider Ant-Man a friend, but in his new movie Extinction, he’s going for the whole thing. Read mor...

Emma Watson Reveals Why the Villagers Are the Real Monsters in Beauty and the Beast

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Belle is one of the coolest and smartest princesses of the Disney Renaissance, but not much is known about her besides her love of books and bestiality. Emma Watson, who’s taken on the role for the live-action Beauty and the Beast remake, has shared some details on how Belle’s backstory has been expanded... and how… Read more...

The Anne Hathaway Monster Movie Colossal Now Has an Official Trailer

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There is a movie coming out in April where Anne Hathaway becomes a giant, Godzilla-like monster. It’s called Colossal. Maybe you’ve read about it or seen a sneak peak, but now a full trailer is here. Read more...

Does Something Have to Be Canonical to Be Good?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Halloa and well met, people on my post-apocalyptic mail route! Not gonna lie, this week’s group of questions forced me to think extra hard about canon vs. quality, why America doesn’t care about Judge Dredd, if Back to the Future’s Doc Brown is a time-traveling hypocrite, and more. Hopefully it’s worth it! (For you, I… Read more...

What The Hell is Marvel's Generations?

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Marvel has just released a gorgeous piece of Alex Ross artwork with a simple tagline: “Generations—coming summer 2017.” That’s it. But what the hell is it? It’s time to start speculating. Read more...

The Great Wall Is a Historical Fantasy Epic That Is Fantastically and Historically Bad

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The costumes in The Great Wall are, like, really beautiful. Think ancient Chinese Power Rangers. Plus, some of the action is innovative and exciting. Beyond that, though, there really isn’t much positive to say about Matt Damon’s very, very bad bilingual monster movie. Read more...

Congressman Compares Trump Administration to Stranger Things, Becomes Legend

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

“Mr. Speaker, like the main characters in Stranger Things, we are now stuck in the Upside Down.” Read more...

Everyone's Smiling When The Dark Knight Joker and Suicide Squad Joker Fight to the Death 

5 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

As played by the late Heath Ledger in Batman: The Dark Knight, and Jared Leto in Suicide Squad, the latest recent live-action versions of the Joker have been among the most debated iterations of the character. A new fan-produced short has them fighting each other. Read more...

Archie Comics Is Going to Start Releasing Marvel Comics, and That's Not as Weird As it Sounds

6 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Marvel is one of the biggest comics publishers in the world. So why would it need Archie Comics to release new collections of its own books? The reason behind a new deal announced today is not as bizarre as it might seem. Read more....

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