December opens up whole new universes for science fiction and fantasy fans! How can you prepare for the onslaught of awesomeness? Only by living in the future today, with the indispensible io9 calendar.

What does December have in store for you? New movies include Tintin, Sherlock Holmes 2 and Brad Bird's Mission Impossible movie. There are Doctor Who, Warehouse 13 and Eureka holiday specials. There are brand new novels by Joe Haldeman, Ian McDonald, Harry Turtledove, Mercedes Lackey and Richelle Mead. There are truckloads of new DVDs. Check out the complete list below!


Top image: Detail from the cover of Star Wars: Darth Plagueis by James Luceno.

As always, you can download the io9 calendar as a printable PDF here. And if you have any cool events for January's calendar, drop us a line at


Amazing design and layout by Stephanie Fox, and research/reporting by Gordon Jackson.