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Non-fiction updates: Beyond book, Picard and Klingon blurbs, and more

Lots of non-fiction updates today, including blurbs for new Picard and Klingon focused books, a video preview, and a limited edition. Continue below for all of those.First up though, a look inside the much anticipated Star Trek Beyond Collector's Edition, which is perhaps a little anti-climactic. Show More Summary

This Fast & Furious-Star Wars Mash-Up Proves Every Movie Is Better With Lightsabers

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Seemingly every Fast & Furious movie builds up to one moment: Vin Diesel fighting the big bad guy. Usually, that big bad guy is also, well, big—someone like the Rock or Jason Statham. And as cool as that moment usually is, a new video proves one word can make it so much better: lightsabers. Read more...

New Civil War Deleted Scene Reveals a Playful Nod to the Comic Book Captains America

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

In the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Steve Rogers is the only Captain America—but that’s not the case in the comics, where many people have come to wield the shield. This fun little deleted scene from Civil War reveals that the movie was going to make sly reference to a few of those non-Steve Captains. Read more...

Mad Max, Harry Potter, Walking Dead, and More Are Adorably Badass in This Amazing Art

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Whether it be Twitter, Facebook, your text messages or just general web surfing, it’s almost certain you’ve seen the work of 100% Soft. The artist has become the go-to person in terms of pop culture emojis because his style is so perfectly suited to it. This weekend, he’s having his second solo art show, and we’re excited to debut some of the pieces. Read more...

Save $10 on Your Next Movie Night With This Discounted Regal Gift Card

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

If your movie theater of choice is operated by Regal, this discounted gift card essentially amounts to ten free dollars. In most cities, that’s like a free ticket! Read more...

Nimoy Friend Pens Children’s Book About Actor

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

Richard Michelson, a Northampton gallery owner and longtime friend of Leonard Nimoy, has written a children’s biography about the actor. The book...

Cho In Connoisseur

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : TrekToday

John Cho is on tap to play a “brilliant con artist” in Connoisseur. Connoisseur is the story of Clay Park (Cho), a...

Hang This Awesome Stranger Things Poster Next to Your Christmas-Light Alphabet

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Fro Design Company’s new poster, “The Upside Down,” really captures the misty, watery terror of the neighboring dimension that haunts the characters of Stranger Things. The monster is, of course, front and center—and Eleven’s looking especially badass with that Terminator-ish right eye. Read more...

Starships Collection's Holoship and Gorn, and other Eaglemoss news

Two new ships from Eaglemoss' Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection have been previewed in the latest round of solicitations. Continue below to check out them, plus other Eaglemoss news.Due out first in the UK in November (and following in other markets as the series progresses around the world) is issue eighty-five, the Federation holoship. Show More Summary

Shuttle Pod Podcast Episode 21 – STLV Recap, Mission NY Hopes + Star Trek Beyond and Discovery News

The Shuttle Pod crew recap their favorite moments of the 2016 Star Trek Las Vegas convention (including Whoopi Goldberg, Kirstie Alley, DS9 documentary news, and Women in Trek), and talk about their hopes for the upcoming Mission NY convention. Show More Summary

Cloak & Dagger May Be the Most Messed-Up Kids Movie of the '80s

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

“Do you remember the movie Cloak & Dagger?” my editor asked. Immediately, I froze. Did he know I used to be obsessed with that little-known ’80s movie about a kid and his imaginary spy friend? He didn’t; it was just a random question, but it made me sit down and do one of the scariest things you can do as an adult film fan: re-watch a movie you loved as a kid. Read more...

Yep, the Original Captain America Is Going Full Supervillain

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Steve Rogers is a whole lot more than just saying Hail Hydra and taking orders from the Red Skull. He’s got plans. Straight-up evil plans. Read more...

Literally Everything Is Connected in the Manic Teaser for BBC America's Dirk Gently

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Say a word. Is it connected to the mystery in BBC America’s version of Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency? According to this teaser, probably! Read more...

Famous Comic Artists Take on Literary Icon Margaret Atwood's New Superhero, Angel Catbird

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Beloved author Margaret Atwood is turning her talents to comics next month, alongside artists Johnnie Christmas and Tamra Bonvillain, for the wonderful-sounding Angel Catbird . To celebrate, we’ve got an exclusive look at some of the “pin-up” pieces included in the graphic novel of other artists’ take on this strange new hero. Read more...

Doctor Strange Has Additional Scenes Written by the Co-Creator of Rick and Morty

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We’re a few weeks away from meeting the newest Marvel movie hero, Doctor Strange, and it seems the character got a last minute assist. The Hollywood Reporter says Dan Harmon, the co-creator of Rick and Morty, was called in to write some additional scenes after principal photography was finished. Read more...

Astronomer Avi Loeb Is Here To Talk To You About Exoplanets

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

By now you’ve heard the exciting news hat astronomers have discovered an Earth-like exoplanet a mere four light years away. It’s a promising candidate for harboring life , and it’s close enough to Earth to make a robotic exploratory mission feasible within a generation. Read more...

Doug Liman Will Direct the Justice League Dark Movie, But Has Left Gambit 

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Warner Bros. has tapped Doug Liman (Edge of Tomorrow) to direct Dark Universe, the title given to the Justice League Dark movie written by Guillermo del Toro. Meanwhile, Liman’s no longer directing the X-Men standalone movie Gambit. Read more...

How Life Could Survive on the Newly Discovered Exoplanet Proxima B

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

After a week of rampant speculation , astronomers have officially announced the discovery of Proxima b, a potentially habitable world circling our nearest neighboring star. But even as engineers prepare for an interstellar voyage o scope...Show More Summary

Sam Raimi's Ideas for an Army of Darkness Sequel Make Us Wish It Had Happened

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

We love Ash vs Evil Dead. And we get why the show is the most excellent way to continue Ash’s adventures as he blasts his way through his 50s. But that doesn’t mean we don’t wish that, back in the day, Sam Raimi, Bruce Campbell, and company had made Evil Dead 4—especially now that we’ve heard a few of Raimi’s ideas. Read more...

Batman's Ears: Long or Short?

4 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : io9

Sometimes I like it when artists draw Batman’s ears long. But, then, other times, I like it when the Dark Knight’s cowl is rendered with shorter ears. What about you guys? Read more...

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