When the reveal of DC Comics’ post-apocalyptic reboot of Scooby-Doo hit months ago, it featured images of Fred carrying a Big Freakin’ Gun, Velma holding a bizarre gamepad, and Shaggy wearing a lumbersexual-style waxed mustache and beard. Fans everywhere went “ruh-roh” upon seeing the cover for Scooby Apocalypse #1.…
People talk all the time about whether science fiction accurately predicted the technology and science of the 21st century—but what about crime? It turns out, science fiction is great at predicting (or inspiring) some truly odd crimes. Here are five real-life crimes that happened first in science fiction!
Shaggy looks like he lives in Bushwick now and works at an artisanal clam chowder pop-up. Zoinks, Scoob!
In case you needed a laugh this afternoon, author Susan Jane Bigelow took to Twitter with a short fanfic about the lives of Fred, Velma and Daphne long after they were teenagers.
Over a decade has passed since everyone’s favorite, slobbery, mystery-solving dog was on the big screen—and even then Scooby-Doo was presented in an unfamiliar, live-action form. Warner Bros. has now announced he’s coming back to theaters in 2018 the way he should, in a feature-length animated film.
Scooby-Doo had plenty to teach us about meddling kids, hijinks, and the virtues of DIY van repair. But was there also a little something in there about the scientific method?
In her delightfully titled “Scooby Doo, When Are You?” series, artist Julia Wytrazek has perfectly imagined what Velma, Daphne, Shaggy, and Fred would have worn from 1910 through to the ’90s. I might be biased, but I like Velma’s looks the best.
This week's Gotham involves a clown fight, the Flying Graysons, and perhaps our first real glimpse of the Joker. Vikings returns for a third season of war-filled historical fiction. Archer ends up at Area 51, Gravity Falls does a bit of ghostbusting, and a character from the comics turns up on Walking Dead.
But will they ever solve the mystery of how Shaggy can hear a dog talk?
The Mystery Inc. team may have been aces at debunking weekly monster mysteries, but right now we're much more impressed by the gorgeous backgrounds they solved crimes in front of. Check out this lovely collection of Scooby-less Scooby Doo settings.
It's hard to overstate importance of Ranma ½ to the U.S. anime fandom. Long before Dragonball Z or Pokémon, Rumiko Takahashi's martial arts comedy about a boy who changed genders whenever he's hit with hot or cold water created the first wave of anime fans who actually knew the word anime. And now Ranma ½ is back,…
Here's that Walking Dead/Scooby-Doo crossover you've always wanted.
Well, it appears we've finally discovered the final fate of those meddling kids. After spending decades thwarting wizened theme park owners wearing rubber suits for the express purpose of insurance fraud, the Scooby Gang retired to the Bay Area.
Artist Thurston Roscoe began to suspect his toys were committing acts of mischief while he was away. So he set up a hidden camera to figure out what He-Man, the Ewoks, and his Ninja Turtle toys are getting up to.
Everybody's flirting with the Dark Side on television this week. Sam Winchester's discovering how bad he really went, Anakin Skywalker's getting a horrific vision, and Peter Griffin is hanging out with Death. Meanwhile, we're going back "Over There" on Fringe. John Laroquette is back on Chuck, and one member of the…
This week, Fringe goes glam. Also, is Chuck finally putting Timothy Dalton in his place? Find out tonight! Plus Mena Suvari is a supervillain on The Cape. Smallville and Supernatural are really back. And Titanic gets the sequel it deserves.
When it comes to the "gift that keeps on giving," there's nothing like a great DVD set that people will want to watch over and over. Here's the motherlode of Blu-rays and DVDs with fantastic adventures, amazing extras and more.
In this week's television, Fringe hits a turning point, SGU reaches a climax and The Walking Dead's season ends. But the most exciting thing might be Psych's Twin Peaks tribute, featuring original castmembers. Also, Kevin Sorbo learns a terrible lesson.