Hitchcock is the unquestioned master of suspense. But what is it about his scenes that makes them so gripping, and why do they stand up to repeated viewings, even when you know the twist?
You know, sometimes you just can’t beat a good, creepy “robot goes bonkers and kills a bunch of freaked-out humans” movie. Kill Command definitely has that going for it, as well as having some really awesome-looking robot war machines.
Not even walls can stop Disney’s and ETH Zurich’s new four-wheeled robot called VertiGo that can quickly transition from rolling on the ground to climbing obstacles like a gecko—and without those sticky feet.
Legendary writer Paul Dini—known for his work on Batman: The Animated Series, Tiny Toon Adventures, Justice League and countless other shows—is returning to DC to pen a whole new graphic novel for the Dark Knight. The twist, however, is that Batman isn’t the lead character: Dini is, as he recalls trauma from his own…
Okay, perhaps “great” isn’t the best adjective for a character who tried to commit suicide by shooting himself in the face with a shotgun, but failed. Perhaps “comics-accurate” is better. Either way, seeing the first characters of the long-awaited TV adaptation of Preacher look is exciting, and makes us optimistic.
Who needs movies and TV this fall when you’ve got so many comics to read? The next few months are shaping up to be a monumental time for comics—at both publishers big and small. Want to see what’s coming to your pile of must-reads in the next three months? Read on for a sneak peek of over 100 new comics coming soon!
Last week, the best-selling Vertigo series Fables came to an end with a special book-length final issue, and so did Vertigo’s reign as a top publisher of creator-owned comics. The DC imprint is down to just seven titles, several of which are slated to end soon, leaving the long-running Astro City as the closest thing…
It’s an MCU blowout as Kevin Feige discusses Black Panther’s origins, the tone of Spider-Man, and the potential for the Wasp in future movies. Plus, Guillermo Del Toro leaves Justice League Dark, Guardians of the Galaxy 2 gets an official title, Wayward Pines could get a second season, and more. To Me, My Spoilers!
Gather all the “what a lovely day” references you can find. Mad Max: Fury Road’s real protagonist, the wonderful Imperator Furiosa, is getting her own comic book, exploring the origin of everyone’s new favorite post-apocalyptic badass.
The first-ever look at Seth Rogen and Evan Goldberg’s TV adaptation of Garth Ennis’ Preacher comic comes courtesy of this set photo! It’s not official, really, but it does show 1) Arseface’s modern band posters, so we’re clearly set in present-day and 2) Dominic Cooper’s Jesse Custer hair, which is something to behold.
As it was rumored, so it has come to pass! Dominic Cooper, a.k.a. Howard Stark in the early days of the Marvel Cinematic Universe, has been cast as the lead in Seth Rogen’s TV adaptation of Garth Ennis’ hit Vertigo comic Preacher.
Someone... or something. Actually, it's Ruth Negga, who is definitely a someone, and who's been playing the recently transformed villainess Raina on Agents of SHIELD. The actress has been officially cast as Preacher's female lead Tulip.
Hey, remember how WB and DC was woking on a TV series based on Lucifer, the Sandman spin-off comic about the king of hell quitting his job and hanging out on Earth? Well, Fox has officially ordered the series, so it's definitely coming! That's the good news. Here's the bad news...
When Warner Bros announced its large, large calendar of movies based on DC superheroes (and villains), there was one movie that as curiously absent — the adaptation of Neil Gaiman's Sandman, which supposedly Joseph Gordon-Levitt was already in talks to star and direct. What gives?
From Scientific American comes this gaily-animated video of Scientific American MIND editor Ingrid Wickelgren explaining why our inner ear makes us dizzy.
We're looking forward to seeing Veronica Mars and Party Down creator Rob Thomas' take on zombie tropes with his upcoming TV series iZombie. And here's our first look at the leading lady as she gets ready to chow down on some brains.
A major favorite at io9 HQ, Vertigo's FBP: Federal Bureau of Physics will make the leap from page to screen courtesy of Warner Bros., naturally. It's about the titular government agency, which deals in quantum disasters in a world where physics can change just like the weather.
Yes, the second issue of Neil Gaiman's already fabulously-popular-despite-having-only-one-issue-out is finally here! Let's hope #3 manages to arrive in less than four months. Plus, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero hits the big #200, Marvel tries to Survive, and Image presents the superhero version of Galaxy Quest!