Star Trek: Discovery Showrunner Says the Original Series Is Helping Season Two Find Its Fun Side

The first trailer for the next season of Star Trek: Discovery looked surprisingly fun—especially when compared to the often-fatally bleak first season. It was full of cute jokes, great character moments, and late-1990s rock jams. So, where did this newfound levity come from? According to the showrunner, you can thank…

Marvel’s Cloak & Dagger Is Coming Back for a Second Season

During Freeform’s Cloak & Dagger panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, Marvel’s Jeph Loeb took to the stage with some news that delighted the attending fans of the Lousiana-based heroes: Cloak & Dagger will return to Freeform for a second season next spring following the show’s massive ratings success for the…

Venom Came to Comic-Con and Revealed Its Symbiotic Villain

The first trailer for Venom gave us, well, very little actual Venom. The second had a much better look at Sony’s take on the creepy Marvel anti-hero. Sony came to Comic-Con today to give us a tiny glimpse at what’s in store to attendees, and a frightful new villain for Eddie Brock and his symbiote friend to tussle…

Star Wars, Transformers, Robot Horses, and Comic-Con's Other Wildest Toys (So Far)

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of all things toy. This week, we’re shipping ourselves off to San Diego and staying in a cramped convention hall with tons of new announcements.. an a few toys that slipped out earlier in the week. Plus, Mario Kart Hot Wheels, the Golden Girls(!), and so much more!

Heaven and Hell Collide in Our First Behind-the-Scenes Look at Good Omens

We’ve seen little bits here and there of Amazon and the BBC’s adaptation of the beloved Good Omens, by Neil Gaiman and the dearly missed Terry Pratchett. But while Comic-Con didn’t give us a trailer, it did let us peek behind the curtain to see the novel’s fantastical mishmash of Angels and Demons come to life, plus a…

The Venture Bros. Heroes Are Under Pressure and Facing Ch-Ch-Changes in Their New Trailer

After what feels like eons of waiting, here’s a real good look at The Venture Bros.’ seventh season is here—and there’s changes afoot for everyone. New alliances! New foes! Demonic robots! Hank, actually maybe having a successful relationship! It’s all happening, and it’s all happening very soon.