Formfitting superhero costumes are rampant in the comics—after all, they don’t call it “donning the spandex” for nothing. But while T’Challa’s Black Panther suit in Civil War came out looking pretty much exactly like it did in the very first concept art we saw of the character, it almost took form-fitting to a whole…
If you’ve seen Captain America: Civil War, you know that at no point does Daniel Brühl’s Zemo wear anything like the comic book villain’s iconic hood. But now we have concept art that shows that Marvel considered it, at least.
Artist Alexander Lozano did a bunch of promotional art for Captain America: Civil War, but this one, the one that was never used, is possibly the best. Mainly because it focuses on only the movie’s two main characters and the detail in the damage is so dead on.
Negasonic Teenage Warhead was put in Deadpool basically by virtue of a) being a character that wasn’t vital to the X-Men movies and b) having a really cool name. So it’s no surprise that she could have looked like pretty much anything.
There were a number of incredible moments in Game of Thrones season five, including that massive Wildling/White Walkers fight. But the scene where Drogon flies into the arena in Meereen was incredible, especially after years of imagining it. And now you can see storyboards from it!
The final act of Deadpool may have left out a ton of superhero stuff that proved too expensive—but there was one ginormous Marvel Universe easter egg that made it in. And we’ve got some concept art for it, exclusively at io9. Spoilers ahead, maybe?
We love some fantastic concept art, and one artist who we came across recently is Kim Petersen, who’s put together some jaw-dropping images that transport us to some fantastic worlds.
What do you think is happening in this brand new piece of Star Wars fan art? Will that X-wing ever fly again? Will that R2-unit find a friend? This is the work of Emmanuel Shiu (Game of Thrones, Star Trek), whose work we’ve featured before, and we’re stoked to premiere this picture exclusively at io9.
There has been an awakening. Have you felt it? The day is finally here: The Force Awakens is upon us, and so is a bevy of new books about the film—including The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens, revealing a never-before-seen look at the concept art that helped build the movie. Take an exclusive look, right here on…
In this gorgeous concept art, Karl Ellis gives us a peek at a world that is almost like Earth, but not quite. At the base of that gravity-defying rock column, you can see the glowing cave mouths where someone is settling in for a peaceful evening.
August 19, 1966: The details may be lacking, but all the major components of this concept sketch made it into the creation of Skylab, NASA’s first space station.
Yesterday, we learned that Disney is adding some absolutely massive Star Wars expansions to their Florida and California parks. Now here’s a video showing the highlights of Bob Iger’s keynote speech—along with more concept art that wasn’t officially released.
Gizmodo’s favorite speculative industrial designer Martin Hajek is at it again. This time, he’s created something that could almost be true: an Apple flipphone for the Japanese market.
This stunning gallery on Blavity showcases eight up-and-coming visual artists influenced by Afrofuturism, science fiction that explores the experiences and culture of people of color. They’re amazingly diverse not just in their sci-fi visions, but the media they use to express them. Painting, comics, illustration,…
This is it. This is the high point of all reinventions of Disney princesses. No one else can compete.
Art allows us to see beyond the boundaries of what’s currently possible. On sites like DeviantArt and Tumblr, artists share their stunning visions for life in space. Let’s take a trip through the wormhole to a future of space stations, colony ships and distant living quarters on dusty planets.
A fantastic selection of concept art from Colin Trevorrow’s blockbuster, Jurassic World has surfaced on the web. Feast your eyes on some of the fantastic artwork that shows off theIsla Nublar’s popular attraction, and take in the wild beauty that the folks at InGen couldn’t tame.
I don’t go to shopping malls much these days–in fact, they kinda terrify me. But if a geothermally heated, solar powered, sky-garden capped extravaganza like this ever made its way into my neighborhood, okay, I’d probably check it out.