Sadly, The Venture Bros. won't return for its sixth season until January 2015. But the creators may release an hour-long special in 2014 to assuage our Monarch-withdrawal.
Sidekicks make the freaking world go around. They come to the rescue, figure stuff out before anybody else, and provide much-needed perspective on all the random bullshit that the universe is throwing at you. Even the coolest adventurer is nothing without a sidekick or two.
At Comic-Con, your io9 correspondent received an exclusive, unparalleled look into the psyches of Venture Bros. co-conspirators Doc Hammer and Jackson Publick. Do they prefer fangs or stingers? The venom's coming no matter what. Clearly, this is the most important interview we've ever published.
Go, go, Team Venture! Adult Swim has finally released details on the mysterious new Venture Bros. special (From The Ladle To The Grave: The Story Of Shallow Gravy). Plus get a first look at their new series NTSF:SD:SUV.
io9 recently chatted with Venture Bros. head honchoes Jackson Publick and Doc Hammer about the upcoming seasons of their Adult Swim comedy, their new DVD, and fanmade Venture erotica and slash fiction. In fact, we mostly talked about slash.
We live in an era in which genre TV shows are perpetually dancing on the razor's edge, so it's nice to know that one of our favorites is going to be around for a while.
December isn't just a month for gifts and vacations. It's also Tron Legacy month. But that's not all — there are holiday specials from Doctor Who, Warehouse 13 and Eureka. Plus conventions and more Vampire Academy and Zombie Star Wars.
The io9 calendar for November science fiction bursts with unprecedented awesomeness. On your movie screens, there's Harry Potter and alien abductions. There's also new Stephen King and tons of author appearances and conventions. The future is here — be prepared!
CGHUB challenged its artists to create the best realistic version of a character from The Venture Bros. Here's the crazy end result: take a look at what Rusty Venture, Molotov Cocktease and Brock Samson would look like in real life.
One clever, and very patient, Venture Bros. fan found the Dr. Mrs. The Monarch (formerly Doctor Girlfriend) one-frame nip-slip in the season-three finale. Naturally, they grabbed the screen shot. But we're still not sure it's real. Animated nippleage awaits: NSFW!
October is a science fiction thrill ride, and here's your survival manual. The io9 calendar for October includes the returns of Caprica and Sanctuary, the launch of The Walking Dead, and Iain M. Banks' new Culture novel. Plus conventions galore!
September rocks your universe, with William Gibson's long-awaited novel Zero History, the return of your favorite TV shows including Fringe, Venture Bros. and Supernatural, and some of the year's coolest science fiction conventions. Here's the indispensible io9 calendar for September.
Set your DVR's: we've got the entire schedule of can't-miss science fiction and fantasy television. The good news is, fall TV offers more of Fringe's red-haired alternate Olivia Dunham. Plus rogue spies, weird conspiracies, superpowered families... and the Walking Dead.
io9 was lucky enough to run into mellifluous Venture Bros. creator Jackson Publick (second from the right) after the Adult Swim panel. Publick talked about The Thin White Duke and answered a stupidly obscure question only I care about.
Comic Con's Saturday schedule is up, and it is absolutely gobsmacking. There are dozens of panels, including a discussion with Scott Pilgrim's Bryan Lee O'Malley, a first look at Green Lantern, and Kevin Feige talking Thor and Captain America.
Here's but a small sample of the schedule. You can read the entire…
Just because we've crossed the threshold from Christmas to Boxing Day doesn't mean that you can't retain the holiday spirit. And The Venture Bros. are here to help, with classic holiday tunes sung by your favorite villains and henchmen.
Finally, Claire's lesbian awakening begins on Heroes. Also, Starz gives us a glimpse at the sordid past of Zombies, and their foray onto the big screen. And Batman's back for more crazy-capes team-up action!
Check out the brand-new collection of stills from the Venture Brothers premiere Sunday, October 18th. Find out who's bringing back the old VB style. Spoilers ahead!
We don't just love television for the special effects or crackerjack acting, but for the writing. That's where our heroes get their cool lines and defining moments. And sometimes we wonder: what'd happen if our fave shows swapped writing staffs?
The fall TV season is just around the corner, bringing us aliens, visions of the future and slutty witches. Here's a complete rundown of new and returning shows, with launchdates and clips, so you won't miss any of the shininess.