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Here Are Your 2016 Eisner Award Winners

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Among the big movie trailers and the huge lines for fancy exclusive toys, it’s pretty standard to mock that Comic-Con isn’t really about the comics anymore, but it ‘s still home to the awards ceremony for one of the most prodigious awards in comics-dom: the Eisners. Here’s your list of this year’s winners! Read more...

Praise Pazuzu, The Exorcist TV Show Is Actually Scary

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Everyone on The Exorcist panel—which was preceded by a screening of the fall Fox TV show’s first episode—acknowledged the demonically-possessed elephant in the room. This is not the legendary horror film, nor is it trying to be, and they are all very aware of the pressure on anything titled The Exorcist. Read more...

The Most Spectacular Cosplay of Comic-Con 2016, Day Two

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Guys, it’s only day two of San Diego Comic-Con 2016, and the cosplay is already getting too real. Want more? Here’s our favorite cosplays from day two on the show floor. Read more...

Sleepy Hollow Casts Ichabod's New Scully, Er, Partner

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Ichabod Crane (and the rest of humanity) may be reeling from the loss of his Witness, but at least he’s got a new partner to hunt the forces of evil with. True Blood actress Janina Gavankar has signed on to join Sleepy Hollow as its resident Dana Scully in season 4. Read more...

Movie Review: Blair Witch Is the Amazing Sequel You Never Knew You Needed

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Friday night at San Diego Comic-Con, I was privileged to be in the one audience ever that thought they were seeing a movie called The Woods , but ended up seeing the third Blair Witch film . It was a shocking, awesome reveal that was long planned by the studio. And the best part was that the movie is good—and very, very scary. Read more...

My God, It's the Unbeatable Squirrel-Barrowman

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He’s traveled in time and space. He’s defended Cardiff from alien threats. He’s shown up all over the worlds of Arrow and Flash. And now, John Barrowman is the Unbeatable Squirrel Girl. Folks, I am out of words to write. What else needs to be said? Read more...

Star Wars: Aftermath Author Teases Jakku Battle for Trilogy's End

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As the new Star Wars canon expands beyond the movies, Chuck Wendig’s Aftermath trilogy has been the most important source of information about the era between Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens. At the Star Wars Publishing presentation at Comic-Con, Wendig hinted about what we should expect from Aftermath: Empire’s End, the final book in the trilogy. Read more...

At long last, my review of ‘Star Trek Into Darkness’

I really don’t have a good reason for why my review for Star Trek Into Darkness took three years to write and post. I could give you the usual reasons, all mostly valid (I have two kids, a family, a job, and still like to keep up with the TV shows I want to watch, […]

Surprise, The Woods Is Actually A Blair Witch Sequel

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After Book of Shadows: Blair Witch 2, we didn’t think we’d be seeing another entry in this franchise. Until now. Read more...

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

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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

2 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 

2 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

2 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

2 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

2 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...

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