Many Californians’ regularly scheduled broadcasts were interrupted Thursday morning with strange emergency messages warning of extraterrestrial invasions and the beginning of Armageddon. The bizarre warnings aired on TVs in the Orange County area, affecting Cox and Spectrum cable users, according to the Orange County…
Next week, the Inhumans take their first big step into the world of TV when Inhumans arrives on ABC. We’ve told you about the origins of Marvel’s weird mutants in the past, but what are they up to in the comics right now? If you’re looking to dive in before Inhumans arrives, this is what you need to know.
The third episode of The Orville pays homage to Star Trek’s love of addressing ethical issues—this time, about whether an alien society should be able to reassign a child’s gender. The episode tries to be sincere, and sometimes succeeds, but it ultimately becomes more about gender stereotypes than actual identity.
Traditionally, comics become available at midnight, be it digitally or in the case of big events, through special launch parties. DC’s upcoming Watchmen-infused event Doomsday Clock will arrive slightly earlier than usual... although for a bit of a grim reason.
Riverdale’s K.J. Apa was involved in a car accident last week after working a 16-hour day filming the show’s second season. Although thankfully the actor escaped with minor injuries, the accident has raised new concerns about about on-set safety at the end of a summer that’s led to some tragic accidents in the film…
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The Collapsing Empire by John Scalzi was one of the most highly anticipated sci-fi novels of 2017, and it’s currently one of Amazon’s top sellers. Download the audiobook version (narrated by Wil Wheaton!) for just $3 today on Amazon.
Andy Serkis discusses Carrie Fisher and his work on The Last Jedi. Michelle Yeoh reveals her Star Trek: Discovery character’s link to Spock’s dad. Trollhunters recruits some Game of Thrones and Star Wars stars for new villains. Plus, tons of new pictures from the return of Supernatural, Arrow, and more. Huzzah for…
If you own more than one set of Joy-Con for your Nintendo Switch (and Mario Kart exists, so why wouldn’t you?), it can be a pain to keep the spares charged up. But this $26 stand from Hori can juice up two pairs at once while you play a game with the far superior Pro Controller.
There are two decent Amityville Horror movies: the 1979 original starring Margot Kidder and James Brolin, released when some still believed the book it was based on was a true story; and 2016's The Conjuring 2, which features a big scene in the infamous eye-window house, and is technically not part of the 18-film…
In David Holechek’s scifi short Cradle, a man haunted by the worst day of his life frantically tries to figure out a way to time-travel using precise calculations and, ultimately, his mind—think Somewhere in Time, but with a tragedy driving the narrative instead of a corny romance.
Not to scare you, but you’re getting hit with radiation constantly. First, there’s just regular old light (yep, that’s a kind of radiation). Then there are low levels of higher energy radiation like the kind in nuclear reactors, including particles coming out of the soil and off of bananas. But the highest-energy…
I’ve been watching Gotham on and off for the past few years and while the show’s insanity is one of its best qualities, it’s also left me with a burning question that I’ve never been to figure out: Who the hell would willingly choose to live in Gotham City? Also, like, why? Moving to Gotham is like asking to die.
The Klingons of Star Trek have a long, storied history of having their long, storied history explored and evolved every time we see them. Star Trek: Discovery’s take on them is no different, but these new Klingons have been shrouded in mystery. Until now, that is, thanks to the new Discovery comic.
As certain as the sun rises and sets, every year we get a Simpsons Treehouse of Horror special—but the 2017 edition is recruiting legendary writer Neil Gaiman. Not to pen a story, but to star in an homage to his dark fantasy novel Coraline.
Heat Signature’s clock is ticking. Ten seconds until I get detected in an enemy spaceship, and I haven’t even assassinated my target. Finally, I find them. It’s over in one cruel slice of my long blade, but the timer is still counting down, and the ship is a labyrinthine hulk. I run. I see a hull or a space window or …
Now that they’re finally living in the same dimension, Peter Parker and Miles Morales have been trying to solve one of the more interesting questions posed at the end of Marvel’s Secret Wars from 2015: Why doesn’t Miles have an Earth-616 counterpart?
Hey, did you hear there’s a new Star Trek show starting September 24? Anticipation is mighty high here at io9—but for everyone who hasn’t been cataloguing every bit of info that CBS has revealed about Star Trek: Discovery on the long road to its debut, we’ve assembled this handy guide to get you up to speed.
M. Night Shyamalan is making his own comic book universe, even if it’s not based on an actual comic book. Unbreakable stars Bruce Willis and Samuel L. Jackson, as well as Split lead James McAvoy, are set to reprise their roles in Shyamalan’s latest superhero installment, Glass.
George R.R. Martin has shed some light about the fifth Game of Thrones prequel that he and GoT producer Bryan Cogman have pitched to HBO, which includes the depth of his involvement. And it’s a lot.