One of the most unexpected surprises at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con was TBS’ new alien-abduction comedy, People of Earth. Multiple io9 staffers happened to catch the pilot, and we all liked what we saw: it’s weird, it’s hilarious, it boasts a winning cast lead by Wyatt Cenac, and now it has a new trailer.
SpaceX has been talking up its Martian travel plans for a while now, but we still don’t know how it intends to get (or survive) there. As of today, however, it’s cleared a major hurdle: the rocket engine it will use to get to the Red Planet just fired-up for the first time.
In case you were hoping to see a bunch of old Jurassic Park characters cameo in Jurassic World 2, you can scratch Dr. Alan Grant (Sam Neill) off your wish list. Neill says that there’s no way Grant would agree to visit another dinosaur park. Oh, also? He might be dead.
The first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is tonight at 9pm ET, 6pm PT. And while every broadcast network will be airing the debate commercial-free, cordcutters might be wondering how to watch without a traditional TV connection. Well, we’ve got you covered.
You may have already seen a lot of the Luke Cage footage in today’s trailer but the last bit is new, and you absolutely need to watch the video for it alone.
Netflix’s Daredevil costume got a pretty solid update for season two, so it’s probably for the best that we’ve had to wait a while for Hot Toys to get round to making a Daredevil figure of its own. Now we get to see it in all its updated glory.
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A whole series of Minecraft novels are reportedly set to hit shelves, with the endeavor kicked off with a book by Max Brooks, author of World War Z. And why not? A giant, successful game is obviously ripe for being adapted into other media, and Minecraft is already set to be a movie released in 2019. Hopefully, the…
Thor: Ragnarok adds another cast member. Daniel Radcliffe wants to die on Game of Thrones. The Jumanji movie casts its kids. Mark Wahlberg teases a new kind of robot for Transformers: The Last Knight. Plus, introductions for Class, and new footage from The Flash. Spoilers Now!
The circle of life is gross. It’s even grosser when you throw in a cockroach, larvae and some violently ravenous fire ants.
This is why the traffic report really needs to take monster attacks into account. Concept art by Nacho Yagüe.
In the dystopian world of Dust, evolution occurs at a breakneck rate, forming organisms that may hold miraculous powers or trigger deadly plagues. While most of humanity lives in walled cities, it’s the job of trackers to record the changes, and look for ways to cure the sicknesses.
We’ve seen a lot of webcomics loosely inspired by fairy tales, but Megan Kearney does something a little different with her Beauty and the Beast. She goes back to the classic tellings of the story, and gives both leads richer and stranger backstories.
You had a good run Arecibo, but there’s a new big dog in town. China has switched on the massive dish that now officially holds the record for the world’s largest single-aperture telescope. Among other things, researchers hope it will provide a big boost in the hunt for extraterrestrial life.
Lynda Barry is truly a treasure of cartooning. In just four panels, she delivers a poignant piece on how audiences interact with art, even if they’re not sure what they’re supposed to be feeling.
Animation in the Soviet Union was often a glorious thing to behold: experimental, surreal, and eclectic, even amidst government censorship. In fact, just one home-grown animated film didn’t make it past the censors: Andrei Khrzhanovsky’s 1968 satire The Glass Harmonica.