Comic Con is headed to Tokyo, courtesy of Steve Wozniak. It’s the first time the convention will ever be held in Japan, and it’s planned for December 2016. It’s going to be a sister event to the Apple co-founder’s Silicon Valley Comic Con, and the Woz himself appeared in Tokyo last weekend to get people excited. In…
Comic Cons and Cosplay go together like Wonder Woman and butt-kicking—a match made in heaven. And this year’s New York Comic Con was no exception. Here’s our highlight reel of the very best in cosplay that we saw on the show floor. Get ready for a dose of seriously wonderful cosplay!
There’s something magical about watching a great comics artist at work. So when we went to New York Comic Con over the weekend, we headed straight for Artists’ Alley and gave some of the best artists a unique assignment.
It’s the year 2015, and the announcement of a crossover between Squirrel Girl and Howard The Duck is big enough news to be unveiled at New York Comic Con. We live in a weird, wonderful time, everyone. We really do.
The first episode of Ash vs. Evil Dead was everything an Evil Dead fan could hope for—and more. Start your chainsaws, because this is going to be a very groovy ride.
Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones showed its first episode at a packed New York Comic Con house, and it delivered so much. Here are our spoiler-free first impressions.
When Star Trek got rebooted for the big screen, Hasbro put out a line of construction sets to go with it. But now Mega Bloks have taken the reigns on Star Trek construction toys, and they’re boldly going where no brick has gone before: all the way back to the original series.
Syfy’s got two shows adapted from book series coming to TV soon: The Expanse and Hunters. And they’ve both got their eyes on the human condition.
It’s day one of New York Comic Con, and shit’s already getting weird. There were three of them. I am scared for my life.
Play features were all the rage with the Transformers toys when they first released—anything and everything to gets kids begging to buy the new mini-Transformer that transforms into something for an even bigger Transformer. Now one of those beloved action features is making a comeback in the next wave of Transfomers!
Valiant has been teasing the return of one of their best, and frequently most hilarious, duos, for a while now—but at New York Comic Con, they’ve finally confirmed that Archer and Armstrong are back. Their great quest? To safely secure a bottle of history’s finest whiskeys... and maybe fight an angry trapped god. Maybe
Along with this epic trailer—which is apparently mostly scenes from just the first half of the season—the cast and crew of Star Wars Rebels dropped by New York Comic Con to talk about Ahsoka’s reappearance and a new villain, voiced by Sarah Michelle Gellar.
Hasbro’s Marvel Legends Infinite line has given us some amazing superhero toys over the years—but a modern take on Rogue’s classic Jim Lee design has eluded the series for 12 years, and there hasn’t been a new Rogue full stop since 2006. That’s about to change however, in the best possible way.
Force Friday may have come and gone, but there’s going to be a lot more Star Wars toys between now and The Force Awakens heading our way. Hasbro have unveiled a bunch of new figures at New York Comic Con—and one of them is none other than Han Solo himself.
With the 2015 con season hitting its halfway mark, the io9 staff got together for an in-depth, round-table discussion on what exactly makes for the best possible pop culture convention. Whether you’re a potential attendee or a longtime organizer, here’s everything you need any quality con need to have.
There’s one huge reason to be excited about the return of The Vampire Diaries this fall, and that is the on-again, off-again, will-they-won’t-they romance between Stefan and Caroline. And a lot currently depends on whether Stefan can step up his game and win Caroline over, after a tepid showing last season.
What can the Sharknado franchise do that it hasn’t already done? Is there really any place for a whirling vortex of sharks to go? We talked to Sharknado 3 director Anthony C. Ferrante at Comic-Con, and he told us how the Sharknado series is going to jump the shark: with the help of George Washington.
One of our favorite new shows of 2015 was iZombie, about a medical examiner whose new zombiedom allows her to see the memories of the murder victims that pass through the morgue. From many of the same people who brought us Veronica Mars, it has the same feel. At a press event, we spoke to the cast and crew about that…
Almost every single video game movie ever has sucked. It’s just inevitable when you take a medium that’s so personal and expand it into a less engaging experience. Duncan Jones, director of probably the biggest video game movie of all time Warcraft, knows this and thinks he’s fixed it.
Peter Capaldi’s first year on Doctor Who was layered with a lot of questions about the morality of the Doctor’s adventures. And one idea that came up was the notion that the Doctor had made the Daleks stronger in the course of fighting them. Capaldi tells io9 that the Doctor absolutely believes he made the Daleks…