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Locke & Key Writer Joe Hill Is Helming a New Line of DC Horror Comics Locke & Key Writer Joe Hill Is Helming a New Line of DC Horror Comics

Locke & Key writer Joe Hill, whose fantasy horror novel NOS4A2 recently debuted as a TV show on AMC, is heading back to comic books with a new DC imprint—coming on the heels of Vertigo’s shutdown.

Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans Wants to Give the Spider-Verse a Run for Its Money Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans Wants to Give the Spider-Verse a Run for Its Money

Miles Morales may have met some of his multiverse counterparts in Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, but the Teen Titans are about to form an army of, well, themselves. The first trailer is here for Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans, an animated film that will unite the new Titans with their 2003 counterparts, and give…

Hey, Handmaid's Tale, I Have Some Questions About This Body Horror Thing Hey, Handmaid's Tale, I Have Some Questions About This Body Horror Thing

The latest episode of Hulu’s The Handmaid’s Tale sent the Waterfords to Washington, as they negotiate for the return of June’s baby and grapple with a new and harsher side of Gilead. The episode is filled with on-the-nose—or rather, just under-the-nose—metaphors about the silencing of women. But there’s one moment…

Enter the Stargate and Take Out the Astro Trash in the Latest Tabletop Gaming News Enter the Stargate and Take Out the Astro Trash in the Latest Tabletop Gaming News

Welcome back to Gaming Shelf, io9's regular column all about the latest in tabletop and roleplaying games. Things are a bit quiet right now, as many gaming companies seem to be saving their best stuff for San Diego Comic-Con in July and Gen Con in August. But we’ve still got some really cool games and stuff, including…

Tom Holland's Making It Really Hard to Honor My Apartment's 'No Dogs' Policy Tom Holland's Making It Really Hard to Honor My Apartment's 'No Dogs' Policy

Every dog is a superhero, so naturally, it makes sense for a superhero help them find good homes. Spider-Man: Far From Home star Tom Holland stopped by The Late Show with Stephen Colbert to help some super-pups get super-adopted. And even though I’m not supposed to have a dog in my place, I’m so tempted to take one or …

Avengers: Endgame's Final Battle Gets a Glorious 16-Bit Recreation Avengers: Endgame's Final Battle Gets a Glorious 16-Bit Recreation

The battle for the future of this and all other Earths hangs in the balance...even if the details are a little hard to make out. One YouTuber has recreated Captain America, Thor, and Iron Man’s epic battle with Thanos from Avengers: Endgame—finishing with the team coming together for the final showdown.

A New Report Says Toys 'R' Us Could Be Coming Back This Year A New Report Says Toys 'R' Us Could Be Coming Back This Year

Don’t count Geoffrey the Giraffe out just yet.

Red Sonja Will Now Be Helmed by Transparent's Jill Soloway Red Sonja Will Now Be Helmed by Transparent's Jill Soloway

Bryan Singer has been officially removed from Millennium Film’s Red Sonja, following reports of sexual assault and misconduct. The project is now being led by Transparent creator Jill Soloway, who looks to be the first nonbinary writer and director of a major comic book film.

Why Are There So Many Toy Story Fan Theories? Why Are There So Many Toy Story Fan Theories?

Toy Story 4 is the latest movie in the Disney-Pixar saga about a bunch of toys who secretly come to life when their owners aren’t around. It centers around Woody and a new handcrafted toy named Forky, who’s experiencing an existential crisis. But surprisingly, a spork who’s come to life is not the most mind-blowing…

The Dark Crystal Is Getting a Comic That's a Prequel to the Netflix Prequel Show The Dark Crystal Is Getting a Comic That's a Prequel to the Netflix Prequel Show

So... how far back do you want to go? Boom Studios is hoping it’s pretty damn far, as the publisher has announced a comic book series that’ll serve as an official prequel to Netflix’s own prequel series, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

Summer Is Over in the Overwhelming Final Stranger Things 3 Trailer Summer Is Over in the Overwhelming Final Stranger Things 3 Trailer

The third season of Netflix’s Stranger Things has been teasing us with a summer of good times and tasty treats. But as we learn in the fantastic, terrifying, and action-packed final trailer, playtime is over.

Riverdale Showrunner Shares More on Luke Perry's 'Important' Tribute Episode Riverdale Showrunner Shares More on Luke Perry's 'Important' Tribute Episode

Luke Perry’s death was shocking and tragic, and it left a hole—not only with fans who appreciated him, but in the CW series Riverdale. The show chose to wait to address Perry’s death until after season three was over. Now, they’ve unveiled plans for the season four premiere, an episode that showrunner Roberto…

Exclusive: She-Ra Showrunner Noelle Stevenson Reveals Her New Comics Memoir Exclusive: She-Ra Showrunner Noelle Stevenson Reveals Her New Comics Memoir

Author, creator, and She-Ra and the Princesses of Power showrunner Noelle Stevenson is about to get personal. HarperCollins has announced her latest project, a graphic novel memoir called The Fire Never Goes Out. io9 has the exclusive first look, as well as an interview with Stevenson about the experiences that shaped…

Stranger Things' David Harbour Uncovers His Family's Version of Frankenstein in a New Netflix Mockumentary Stranger Things' David Harbour Uncovers His Family's Version of Frankenstein in a New Netflix Mockumentary

Count this among the things I wasn’t expecting to see today. Writer John Levenstein (Arrested Development) has revealed his new Netflix mockumentary, all about Stranger Things’ David Harbour uncovering his father’s televised stage play about the monster of the monster of Dr. Victor Frankenstein.

The Handmaid's Tale Gave Us a Brief but Powerful Reunion The Handmaid's Tale Gave Us a Brief but Powerful Reunion

The Handmaid’s Tale has continued its third season at its weird and awkward pace. June (Elisabeth Moss) continues to do just enough rebelling to raise suspicions in Gilead, but not enough for it to make a major difference or for anyone to punish her for it. The latest episode centered around one long-awaited meeting…

There's an Awesome New Infinity Train Trailer, But You Have to Work for It There's an Awesome New Infinity Train Trailer, But You Have to Work for It

Cartoon Network’s promising new animated series, Infinity Train, finally has a new full trailer. But, much like our science geek hero Tulip, solving a puzzle to watch it is part of the adventure.

Robert Rodriguez Breaks Down How Much the Manga Inspired Alita: Battle Angel

Alita: Battle Angel was a film over a decade in the making, with director Robert Rodriguez eventually stepping in for James Cameron to complete his dream project. Both Cameron and Rodriguez had big plans for how the film would pay tribute to Yukito Kishiro’s manga, and in this latest behind the scenes featurette we…

FX's Legion Recap Video Allows Us to Dive Into the Twisted Mind of Aubrey Plaza's Lenny FX's Legion Recap Video Allows Us to Dive Into the Twisted Mind of Aubrey Plaza's Lenny

David Haller (Dan Stevens) might be the center of the world in FX’s Legion, but Aubrey Plaza’s Lenny is the true star.

The Hunger Games Is Getting a Prequel Novel, Set During the 'Dark Days' of Panem [Updated] The Hunger Games Is Getting a Prequel Novel, Set During the 'Dark Days' of Panem [Updated]

We’re going back to the arena. Scholastic has announced a new The Hunger Games prequel novel from Suzanne Collins, set decades before the events of the original books and films.

Stranger Things' Natalia Dyer Subverts the 'Lost Girl' Trope in a New Sci-Fi Short Film Stranger Things' Natalia Dyer Subverts the 'Lost Girl' Trope in a New Sci-Fi Short Film

One of the common tropes in fiction is the “lost girl,” where a young woman goes missing and the majority of the film or series is spent trying to find out what happened. This can make for suspenseful viewing, but it also forces the female character to be more of a plot device than a person. In After Her, a new sci-fi…

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