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The New Power Rangers Movie Uniforms Work Way Better as Action Figures

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

While they’re still not brilliant designs, the new suits in the Power Rangers reboot weirdly work way better as toys. Why? Because the toys don’t have that weird bowling-ball-esque texture , and the bright, shiny color actually makes them feel way more like Power Rangers. Read more...

The Walking Dead Invites Comic-Con Attendees to Come Get Bludgeoned to Death With a Bat

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The Walking Dead is offering a rather unique photo opportunity at this year’s Comic-Con. It’s a recreation of season’s six’s infamous finale, where Negan is choosing which cast member he wants to murder with his barbed-wire-covered baseball, where you can insert yourself among the potential victims. Read more...

Rejoice, Kamala Khan Is Finally Getting a Ms. Marvel Action Figure

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Pretty much since she was first introduced, we’ve wanted an action figure of Kamala Khan. And now, nearly three years to the month of her debut in the pages of Captain Marvel, we finally have one—and it’s pretty damn awesome. Read more...

Simple Lines Explain Why Your Brain Loves Great Cinematography

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

It’s easy to pinpoint certain things you love about a movie. I love Total Recall because of Arnold Schwarzenegger and scenes with exploding eyeballs. But in a great film, there is much more going on unconsciously that makes your brain love certain moments over others. Show More Summary

These Awesome New Books Chronicle the World of Masters of the Universe

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The world of He-Man and She-Ra has a lot of history, spanning decades of comics, cartoons, toys, and more. But three new books coming from Dark Horse are planning to archive some of that history in stunning style, and we’ve got the first look. Read more...

The Transformers: Combiner Wars Cartoon Has Its First, Mind-Bogglingly Cool Trailer

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The first trailer for the much-anticipated new Transformers cartoon has rolled out at Comic-Con, offering a first look at the Machinima-made series. The verdict: man the show can’t get here quick enough. Read more...

Our First Look at Amazon's Reboot of The Tick

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Yeah, that’s Peter Serafinowicz encased in a giant, bright blue Tick costume. The new Tick show is gonna be weird. Read more...

In Suicide Squad, the Joker's Sock Game Is as Sick as He Is

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

This isn’t quite as crazy as last night’s spoiler-y reveal , but Hot Toys has given us another unexpected look at a Suicide Squad surprise—namely that the Joker wears some truly awesome socks. Read more...

Nextwave Is an Official Part of Marvel's 'All-New, All-Different' Universe

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Warren Ellis and Stuart Immonen’s Nextwave is one of the zaniest, funniest comics Marvel has ever published —wild enough that its “canonicity” within the Marvel universe has been kept at arms length at various points since it ended.Show More Summary

Which Time Travel TV Show Remake Should You Watch, Time After Time or Frequency?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Neither. Both. They’re both entirely generic in completely different ways. Pick your poison with our spoiler-free first impressions of their pilots. Read more...

There’s Going to Be a Statue Dedicated to Nightwing’s Sweet, Tight Ass

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Dick Grayson’s rear end is finally getting the rock solid tribute it deserves. Read more...

I Entered the X-Men: Apocalypse Escape Room and Lived to Tell the Tale

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

You’ve probably seen escape rooms advertised on TV or around your city. They’re interactive experiences that force a group of people to work together, solve clues, and get out of a made up scenario. It’s something you’d expect to do on a Friday night, not on the floor of a convention. Read more...

The Spirits of the Original Ghostbusters Might Be Trapped Inside These Life-Like Figures

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Blitzway has officially revealed its upcoming lineup of sixth-scale Ghostbusters figures based on the cast from the original film, and just like how the characters were trapped in that evil painting at the end of Ghostbusters 2, there’s a good chance these actors have been somehow imprisoned in these impossibly accurate collectibles. Read more...

People of Earth Is a Weird Little Comedy That You Definitely Shouldn't Miss

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Of the two comedies shown during San Diego Comic-Con’s pilot previews (this and Powerless), People of Earth is definitely the stand-out. Here’s our spoiler-free first impression of its inaugural episode. Read more...

Which 'Surprise' DC Comics Character Could Be Joining Supergirl Season 2?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Universal wants to keep Matt Damon doing Jason Bourne movies for as long as possible. Arrow’s new villain is someone from Oliver Queen’s violent past. Plus, new Suicide Squad footage, key art from the new Ducktales show, and Michael Bay crashes some cars for Transformers: The Last Knight. Spoilers Get! Read more...

Riverdale Turns Archie Comics Into a Teenage Noir Soap Opera, and It's Way Too Much Fun

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

The CW’s got a new comics-based show, but there’s nary a masked vigilante to be found. Instead, Riverdale feels like a series from the teen-focused CW of old. Here are our spoiler-free first impressions of the pilot, but here’s the short version —this show is very strange and very goofy, but it’s going to be a blast. Read more...

Gravity Falls Fans Get One Last Code to Break and It's a Doozy

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Calling all code breakers: are you in the mood for a scavenger hunt? Is Pokémon Go not doing it for you anymore? How about an international treasure hunt for a statue that could be anywhere? Thank Alex Hirsch, the creator of Gravity Falls, for a hunt that will test your ciphering skills and help you remember your favorite show. Read more...

DC Comics' Office Comedy Powerless Isn't Bad as Much as It's Just Kinda There

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Powerless is NBC and DC’s attempt to put a workplace comedy into the world of comic books. Based on the pilot we saw at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, it only kind of works. Here’s our spoiler-free first impression of the premiere! Read more...

Meet Edrio Two Tubes, Rogue One's Newest Pilot

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Edrio here is currently hanging out at the Star Wars booth at Comic-Con if you’d like to introduce himself. He may look a bit sinister, but he’s no friend of the Empire—but he is a friend of Saw Guerra, Forest Whitaker’s character. More details after the jump! Read more...

Here's the First Image of Lee Majors as Ash vs Evil Dead's Kick-Ass Patriarch

3 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

As we count the seconds until Ash vs Evil Dead returns in October, we can gaze upon this first image of Ash’s father, played by Lee Majors. The actor is best-known for his role as the bionic superspy on 1970s TV juggernaut The Six Million Dollar Man, and though he’s now almost 80, he still looks more than ready to rumble. Read more...

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