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.
It's been a while since a new Super Mario Bros. game looked amazing. Agree? We all respect the New Super Mario Bros. games, right? They're classic... like Nintendo just baked a great new loaf of bread. Refined... like Nintendo just wrote a new sonnet. But exciting? Not really. That's where November's new Mario comes…
I detected nary an Australian accent from the characters in the new Mad Max game that made its surprise debut at E3 earlier this week. There will be no Australian voices, one of the game's creators told me. OK. At least Max's steering wheel's on the right. What else have they got here?
Imagine a video game that includes 33 Batmans (Batmen?), 130 Green Lanterns and even Aztek The Ultimate Man. Imagine a game that, its creators say, includes ever super-powered hero or villain in DC Comics’ nearly 80-year history. That game is real. It's scheduled for a fall release.
What kind of person sees someone commit suicide — and then decides to steal her identity? That's actually the most interesting question in the pilot of Orphan Black, which airs tomorrow on BBC America after Doctor Who.
Courtesy of DC Comics, here's a first look at this Wednesday's issue of Animal Man, which sees Buddy Baker stuck in a hellish nightmare future known as "The Rotworld" alongside mutated corpse versions of Deathstroke the Terminator and Grifter. Here's the rundown:
Here's an exclusive sneak peek of Ozymandias, the latest issue in the Before Watchmen series. Here we see artist Jae Lee (Inhumans, Fantastic Four: 1234) bring his ethereal flair to some early fisticuffs between martial artist super-genius Ozymandias and the cigar-chomping Comedian. This issue hits stands next…
Courtesy of DC Comics, here's an exclusive preview of this week's issue of Captain Atom, a #0 prequel issue explaining the origins of this neon blue atomic superhuman. This issue hits stands this Wednesday, September 19 — here's the synopsis:
Courtesy of IDW Publishing, here are exclusive sneak peeks of Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Color Classics and Love and Capes: What to Expect. Both issues hit stores Wednesday, September 5. Here are the previews and synopses:
You may have heard of the upcoming film adaptation of R.I.P.D., the Dark Horse comic book about dead cops who solve supernatural crimes for the beyond-the-grave Rest In Peace Department.
Here's an exclusive first look at the next week's issue of All-Star Western, which stars DC Comics' surly and scarred cowboy Jonah Hex. This issue hits stores next Wednesday, August 22, and here's the synopsis: