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He Killed His Girlfriend ... And Planned to Make Her His Corpse Bride

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

No less an authority than the Weekly World News dubbed Forrest Fuller the “Groom of Doom” for the grim plan he set in motion after jealously stabbing Jodie Myers to death in 1994. She’d told him she wanted to start seeing other people, but the New Jersey man had other plans. Read more...

Could New Live-Action Star Wars TV Shows Really Be Heading To Netflix? 

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Bruce Boxleitner says that he’s done with Tron. Stephen Amell says Arrow will never give Oliver Queen his comic book goatee. Transformers 5 gets its writers. Plus, new pictures from Batman v Superman and The Walking Dead, a new clip from Fantastic Four, and a look at the cool spaceships of The Expanse. Spoilers! Read more...

HBO may have killed David Fincher’s Utopia over budget issues.

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

HBO may have killed David Fincher’s Utopia over budget issues. Deadline reports that the show, about fans of a graphic novel and what happens when they find out about a secret sequel, has released its actors. Read more...

First Look At The Attack on Titan TV Show Is Decidedly Lacking In Titans

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Which honestly isn’t that surprising—considering that if this live-action TV series featured as much CGI Titan shenanigans as the upcoming movies did, it would probably be called Attack on Oh God Wait Stop Our Budget Can’t Afford This. http://io9.com/attack-on-tita... Read more...

An Artist's Visit to Pluto

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

There’s probably nothing much more exciting for a space artist than to have an entirely new world to play with! I’ve been busy ever since the New Horizons flyby creating new landscapes of Pluto based on the data that has been arriving-ever so slowly—-from the distant spacecraft. Show More Summary

See the Animated Take on Star Lord's Origin From Guardians of the Galaxy

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If you saw Guardians of the Galaxy and were wondering about what life was like for Peter Quill on Yondu’s ship — well, here’s your answer. Read more...

The Art of Comic-Con Exhibition Continues at the San Diego Central Library!

GALLERY EXHIBIT RUNS THROUGH AUGUST 30th! The Art of Comic-Con Exhibition Continues at the San Diego Central Library! Still going through Comic-Con 2015 withdrawal? We feel your pain... but you can still visit the San Diego Central Library's Gallery for a little taste of the show with The Art of Comic-Con exhibition. But hurry... it closed August 30! Read more

TrekMovie’s Guide to Star Trek Las Vegas 2015

It’s that time of year again: the Official Star Trek Las Vegas convention is only a week away! TrekMovie’s got your guide to getting the most out of this year’s con including celebs not to miss, costuming tips, details on the Landing Party on Wednesday night (including booze, a trivia contest, and some sweet giveaways), […]

Pluto’s Moon Charon Gets the Star Trek Treatment With New Feature Names

Scientists are giddy over the wealth of data returned from the recently successful flyby of Pluto and her moons (Charon, Hydra, Nix, Styx, and Kerberos). The super high-resolution imagery means we can see lots and lots of geologic features on the surfaces of these icy worlds, and that means we need names for them. NASA […]

Shatner Will Answer Fan Questions about “Chaos on the Bridge”

On Tuesday August 4, 3pm Pacific Time, William Shatner will be on Twitter @WilliamShatner to answer any questions his fans may have about the documentary, Chaos on the Bridge.

Starships Collection's Antares, Botany Bay, and Saber class

Due out early next year, issue sixty-three of Eaglemoss' The Official Starships Collection will be the Antares. This is a doubly notable addition to the series, as it will be both the first original design from TOS remastered featured,...Show More Summary

Boris Karloff Suits Up for Horror Duty in This Behind-the-Scenes Photo

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Boris Karloff sits for adjustments to his mask while prepping to film 1953 spoof Abbott and Costello Meet Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Despite this still, Hollywood lore suggests that Karloff only appears in the film as Dr. Jekyll, while the evil Mr. Hyde was portrayed by an uncredited stuntman. Read more...

Why Haven't These Dirty Piles of Snow Melted Already?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Over the winter, the Eastern US was blanketed in blizzard after blizzard. As a stark reminder of Mother Nature’s bitchiness, two snow-plowed piles of that record snowfall in two different cities lingered well into summer. One of them is still frozen—a mud-caked sno-cone slowly oozing in the sun. Read more...

California Has Lost the Equivalent of an Entire Year's Worth of Rain

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We know California is very, very dry, right now, but just how dry? Dry enough that the “rain debt” the state has been steadily stacking up in the past three years is now equal to a full year of average rainfall. Read more...

How To Survive The Cascadia Tsunami

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

“Thirteen thousand people will die in the Cascadia earthquake and tsunami,” reads Kathryn Schulz’s now-infamous New Yorker article. “Everything west of Interstate 5 will be toast.” Turns out a very similar event occurred in Chile 55 years ago. What wisdom can its survivors share with residents of the Northwest? Read more...

There's a Rocky Exoplanet Just 21 Light-Years Away

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

NASA has proven itself to be quite adept at finding planets lately, and this week is no exception: using the Spitzer Space Telescoe, scientists at the Jet Propulsion Lab have found HD 219134b, a rocky exoplanet ‘just’ 21 light-years away. http://gizmodo.com/this-is-the-mo... Read more...

What's the Most Cringe-Inducing Moment in Any Comic Book Movie?

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’ve had scores and scores of comic-book movies in the past few decades—we counted 105 actual superhero films, but there are plenty more films based on comics. And not surprisingly, they’ve had some awful moments, along with great ones. But what’s the most horrendous moment in any comic-book film? Read more...

Today is the 40th anniversary of Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance, a case that’s become one of America’s

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Today is the 40th anniversary of Jimmy Hoffa’s disappearance, a case that’s become one of America’s biggest unsolved mysteries, and CNN has a piece about property owners who’ve become an unwitting part of the search over the years—and the insane publicity circus that inevitably follows. Read more...

This Week's Star Wars Comic Gives Us A Badass Old Ben Kenobi

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Back in the days of the prequels, Obi-Wan Kenobi could flip around and swing his lightsaber everywhere like any other action hero—while Ben Kenobi was a much subdued Jedi. That is, until this week’s issue of Marvel’s Star Wars, which gives us an Old Ben who can do a lot more than silly wooping noises. Read more...

Incredible Robotic Water Strider Jumps Like the Real Thing

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Researchers from South Korea have created a robotic insect that’s capable of jumping and landing on an aquatic surface, a unique mode of transportation found only in specialized animals. Read more...

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