Two artists have teamed up for a 52-piece art show that gives each letter of the alphabet a pop culture twist. Figuring out what’s depicted in each piece is only half the fun.
Monsters and robots are staples of fantasy and science fiction art. Whether they’re alone, together, or facing off with each other, giant organic creatures and mechanical mastery are both things that can spark anyone’s imagination.
Thanks to the movies, Natasha Romanoff’s exploits as the Black Widow are known by Marvel fans the world over—but her history, from Russian spy to American defector, to one of Earth’s mightiest heroes, stretches back over half a century of comics. Now a new book wants to chart Nat’s monumental rise as one of Marvel’s…
Steven Universe has become one of Cartoon Network’s most beloved shows—for everything from its nuanced characters to its toe-tapping music, to its gorgeous and vivid aesthetic. The great news is a new art book promises to reveal boatloads of work that went into making Steven Universe so good, and we’ve got a first…
Jim Henson’s Dark Crystal is a classic to many—and with Netflix’s recent announcement that they’re bringing the world of Thra back to life, it’s interesting to look back at the groundbreaking work that went into the 1982 movie. A new book promises to do just that, and we’ve got an exclusive look inside.
So many of us grew up with Mattel toys—and now, as adults, that nostalgia is still part of us. Enter Gallery 1988, which holds annual art shows featuring works in all mediums based on Mattel’s most popular brands. Time to bring that childhood back.
Although these days the realm of collectible Star Wars cards might be more active on your phone or tablet, the movies have been forever linked with the world of trading cards ever since they came out. A new book wants to stoke the flames of your nostalgia for those heady days of card collecting, and we’ve got a look…
Margaret Atwood, Johnnie Christmas, and Tamra Bonvillain’s Angel Catbird was one of the most delightful comics of last year, introducing us to the wild, weird world of superpowered cat-bird-people and beyond. The second volume in the series hit shelves this week, and to celebrate, we’ve got a delightful preview.
Thanks to his work on both the seminal manga and its animated adaptation, Akira creator Katsuhiro Otomo will forever be remembered as an icon of the comics industry. To celebrate the 35th anniversary of the manga this year, Kodansha has put together a tribute book containing art from artists across the world—and we’ve…
From Hard Boiled to Shaolin Cowboy, Geof Darrow has some truly gorgeous art to his name, from a career in the comics industry that has spanned decades. Now, an intimate look at the pencil work behind some of his most famous collections is being gathered into a new art book, and io9 has an exclusive first look.
Say the word “Amblin” to film fans and instantly they will get a picture in their heads. It’s a picture from the 1980s, of kids, fantasy, wonder, aliens, and more—the tone Stranger Things recently aimed to capture. Now take that feeling and put it in a single room. That’s what you get at Amblin 35.
Finding and busting some of the world’s biggest myths is almost an art unto itself. Now, there’s an entire exhibition dedicated to the Art of the Myth. It’s even got the stamp of approval from Adam Savage himself.
The world could always use more heroes—and more cosplay, too. Fans of Blizzard Entertainment descended on Anaheim this past weekend to celebrate the companies’ games, and many did so dressed up as Warcraft champions, Diablo adventurers, or the heroes of Overwatch. Here’s some of our favorite costumes from the show…
Filip Sterckx’s Gallery Invasion is a clever, kooky, and totally adorable art show that brings art works to life through projection mapping. It’s like those Night at the Museum movies but with drawings deciding to jump out of their canvas and play rough with each other all over the gallery instead of museum exhibits…
Magic: The Gathering’s latest expansion pack has taken players to the mysterious plane of Kaladesh, a land where technology rules over magic. New cards and a new plane to explore means wonderful new card art—and we’ve got an exclusive look at a new art book collecting the art of Kaladesh.
The doors have closed on another year of New York Comic Con—but we’ve still got one last dose of cosplay goodness to share from the Javits Center. Here’s our absolute favorite cosplayers from the final day of NYCC!
Saturday’s winner in my personal cosplay sweepstakes: a dude done up as Kitty Pryde dissing the telepathic founder of the X-Men.
New York Comic-Con is going strong and continues to deliver amazing news, interviews, and cosplay. There’s so much cosplay, you guys, it’s almost too much. That’s a lie, there can never be too much cosplay. Here are our absolute favorite looks from day two on the show floor.
New York Comic Con is in full swing, and that means amazing news, interviews, and yes, cosplay. So much amazing cosplay. Here’s our absolute favorite cosplay from day one on the show floor.