Sideshow Collectibles is probably best known as a fine purveyor of incredibly fancy (and expensive) premium figures and statues. But it has also branched out into making its very own fantasy world—and to celebrate a new book based on it, we’ve got a new comic miniseries to set it all up.
Valiant’s excellent miniseries about its lovable fangirl/psionic flying superhero Faith Herbert is nearly at its end—but there’s some good news on that front. First though, lets take an exclusive sneak peek at the trials and tribulations she’ll have to face in in Faith #4!
What is war good for? In the world of VS, ratings, apparently. Two races find themselves slaughtering each other in the name of entertainment—and one side is about to discover what it’s like to lose a bloody, brutal conflict, on live TV. Sound intriguing? io9 has an exclusive look!
From Dark Corridor to the likes of Clover Honey or Dry County, you might be more familiar with alternative artist and writer Rich Tommaso’s work in the seedy world of crime books than anything else. But his second series with Image Comics is dipping into a weird world of horror and werewolves.
Over the past decade, Brandon Sanderson has crafted amazing fantastical worlds in his Mistborn and Reckoner novels, and even contributed to another in the form of finishing Robert Jordan’s Wheel of Time saga after Jordan’s death. But one book of Sanderson’s, White Sand, has never been released... until now.
Last month, Titan Comics announced it would be bringing the delightfully weird manga adaptation of the BBC’s smash hit Sherlock to the west for the very first time, four years after it debuted in Japan. Want a peek? io9 has a first look at the translation, as well as the variant covers for the manga’s first issue.
This week, the hysterical combo of immortal drunkard Armstrong and wannabe assassin Archer make their return to Valiant’s roster of comics, and to celebrate the publisher is releasing a series of downright adorable A&A-themed emoji stickers for you to disseminate around the web as you see fit.
Since 2013, David Gallaher and Steve Ellis have been charting the adventures of Erik Farrell, the sole human on a mysterious planet, in their all-ages scifi webcomic The Only Living Boy. Now, the series is getting its first ever print release next week—and io9 has a preview!
If you were the sole human on a space station full of aliens, you’d probably get a discrete job to avoid standing out. Space sanitation. Maybe Space accounting. Unfortunately for Lilly, the star of IDW’s new series Satellite Falling, her job makes her the most infamous being in her solar system. Check out an five-page…
Biting the dust a few days away from retirement is a bit of an action movie cliche. But in the case of Heavy Metal’s new scifi comic, the mere threat of it could have ramifications for the entire galaxy if Henry Waters, guardian of Earth, meets his end. This is The Doorman, and we’ve got an exclusive look at the first…
Late last year, we revealed that Titan Comics would be returning to Rivers of London, Ben Aaronovitch’s supernatural detective novels (initially known as Midnight Riot in the US), with a new miniseries . But what actually happens when Russian gangsters go on the hunt for a powerful witch in police custody? io9 has a…
Living in the shadow of your parent’s legacy can be a tough thing—even moreso if a) your parent was the mightiest warrior to ever live and b) you’re the direct opposite of that. That’s the plight poor Allen faces in Z2’s new comic, Allen, Son of Hellcock—and we’ve got an exclusive look at the first issue of his,…
Last week on Into the Badlands, M.K. put his foot down with Sunny: He wants Sunny to teach him to fight. (Fight better, that is. The kid’s already pretty lethal.) Sunny agrees, but based on this minute-long exclusive preview of Sunday’s episode, he might regret taking on a new deadly pupil...
Matt Pizzolo and Amancay Nahuelpan’s new near-future political thriller Young Terrorists hits shelves this week, a striking take on 21st century America and a group of young rebels who want to disrupt it. But what are they fighting for? Find out in an exclusive preview, right here on io9!
Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell, the BBC’s 7-part adaptation of Susannah Clarke’s novel about the rediscovery of magic in 19th century London is finally making its way to the US tomorrow — and so far it’s been pretty damn magical. This is why you should give it a watch, even if you weren’t a fan of the book.
This fall's episodes of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD have been pretty crazy with the twists and the reveals, but tomorrow night's episode — the last until the spring — blows the lid off everything. We saw it, and here are our spoiler-free impressions.
Earlier this month, I got a chance to fly up to Washington and try Bungie's upcoming sci-fi shooter, Destiny. Walking through the Bellevue office for the first time, I'm struck by all the accolades lining the walls near the reception area. Here, a giant, life-sized statue of Master Chief stands tall, casting a shadow.
If you've ever just looked up at the sky while playing a Borderlands game you might've noticed the big H-shaped, Hyperion-owned moonbase suspended ominously in space above the planet Pandora. Well, in the next big Borderlands game, coming out this fall, you'll be going to that moon.
In a lot of mainstream multiplayer video games, we dress up as a soldier and take on opposing teams of other, similar soldiers. What if there were a game about a team of soldiers taking on one GIANT opponent? Maybe a massive beast that breathes fire? That'd be cool.