On the beloved Justice League animated series, Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman and friends were meant to be the best of the best—the World’s Finest, if you will. But the cartoon also spent a lot of time showing us that the Justice League were super easy to smack about. Here’s a handy dandy supervillain’s guide to…
Is your warrior wounded? Is your druid damaged? Does your barbarian have a boo-boo? Then you’ll need to see a nearby cleric to healed—but be prepared to do some paperwork.
For months, we have pored over every screenshot, every glimpse of footage, and every toy package relating to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. But did we miss the Kurt Vonnegut shout-out? Or are we just seeing things?
The 1966 television show Batman oozes charm and insanity in equal measure. Some of that delicious mixture can be found in the hilarious names Batman gives his devices, each helpfully labeled for the benefit of the audience. Because the internet is fabulous, here’s a Twitter account that’s started collecting every…
As action figures have become more detailed, toy fans have been treated to some amazing-looking figures over the years. But not that long ago, when sculpting techniques were less advanced, toy likenesses could range from the mediocre to the terrifying. Here are 11 figures who look less like they’re ready for action…
There’s one thing on the mind of the Internet today: Star Wars. More Star Wars than you could possibly imagine. But it’s not just the new trailer that people are talking about—a particular social media tag demanding an alleged boycott of the film for its diverse cast has generated more laughs than it has any right to.
The amazing author (and io9 reader!) Greg Cox faced a huge dilemma recently. And he solved it, thanks to science! No, wait. Sorry, thanks to his invaluable experience with toy model kits!
It seems to be official: The pattern for new Star Trek movies is for the title to specify which direction we’re Star Trekkin’. E.g., Into Darkness. Or Beyond. So what title should the fourth movie in the rebooted Star Trek series have? Place your vote below!
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.
The latest episode of the puppet web series Glove and Boots has a Halloween theme, guest starring a felt version of Nightmare on Elm Street’s Freddy Krueger. When Mario eats too much junk food before bed, his subconscious summons up a crooning Krueger.
The folks at Digg decided to celebrate the end of Rick & Morty’s second season with this compilation of Rick’s gaseous emissions. Just a warning: You may feel slightly sick after watching them all in a row.
Before he loaned his voice to the genocidal robot Ultron in the latest Avengers movie, James Spader played the enigmatic CEO Robert California on The Office. And when you put Robert California’s words in Ultron’s metal mouth, the results are delightfully unhinged.
Okay, so it’s actually American Ninja Warrior competitor Reko Rivera in a T-Rex suit. It’s a good thing, too, since those little T-Rex arms would have trouble on the training course.
Actually, there are a LOT of ways that Star Wars could troll its fans, and audiences in general. Almost a whole galaxy’s worth of ways, in fact. But commenter Sean Kelley hit on a great one.
Things I love: Pegafish, Moo-dusa, “Release the cracker!” Things that are clear improvements over the 2010 version of this film: Cookie Monster instead of Sam Worthington. Plus, this one comes with a lesson on focus and memory. Everything here is better than the 2010 film.
Which would come out on top in a duel, a lightsaber or the Sword of Gryffindor? This is the mindbending question posed by theRadioTimes (via Ask Science Fiction). As Harry Potter’s Sword pulls in whatever makes it stronger and Star Wars’ lightsaber is crystal-focused energy, what happens when they meet?
What Joe Dante is linking to is an article with the Key and Peele sketch “’Gremlins 2 Brainstorm,’” which is not just an accurate description of how Gremlins 2 was written, but appears like a direct link to the mind of every sequel writer’s room ever.
A little creative editing, a bit of horror music—that’s all that’s needed to prove Harry Potter is one of cinema’s great villains. Check out the fan-made “The Boy Who Kills,” where Harry terrifies the inhabitants of Hogwarts, mutilates the innocent Dursleys, and grins evilly as Ron Weasley is dragged to his doom.
Photographer Heather Ar’ite stumbled upon this web, created by a spider with more than a passing familiarity with online chatting. What was it lol-ing at, I wonder? Did it see a caterpillar trip? Did a fly escape its web only to fly directly into another spider’s web? Did it lay eggs in my ear while I was sleeping?…