Apparently, October 5 is unofficial ‘Wacky Comic Crossover Day.” This week, a few notable mashups in the comics world began, bringing together disparate heroes for zany new adventures. We had a read of all the crossover series out today to let you see which team-ups were worth your time.
Every so often, a TV show likes to go outside its usual comfort zone and do something different... something weird. It abandons its usual format to try something else, suddenly becoming a musical, a comedy, a documentary, a Western, anything. If an episode manages to pull it off, it usually ends up becoming a…
Sure, in real life, Lucy Lawless and Bruce Campbell have already teamed up in the new Ash Vs. Evil Dead TV show. But now their heroic counterparts are uniting in the pages of comic books, for a new series spinning out of their current ongoings at Dynamite Entertainment. Expect lots of glorious undead killing!
Hey, did you ever think it was weird that Xena and Gabrielle barely shared any screen time in the opening credits sequence of Xena: Warrior Princess? Well, it turns out that was a studio note. A ridiculous studio note.
Lets clear up a couple of things: Yes, I know they’re called chakram, and that they’re real weapons that come from India. I also know they don’t fly back to you when thrown, or separate into weird knives.
Could Red Sonja be getting her own TV show? That Charmed reboot is still happening. Ben Affleck says Batman is scared of all superheroes in Batman v Superman. Javier Grillo-Marxuach offers an update on Xena. Plus, new 10 Cloverfield Lane pictures, and Flash set pictures tease a new villain. Spoilers Get!
It’s been over 20 years since Xena: Warrior Princess first came to our screens, but the love of Xena (and Gabrielle) burns as bright as ever. Now Xena’s coming back, in a big way. We asked Javier Grillo-Marxuach, showrunner of the new Xena TV show, and Genevieve Valentine, writer of the new Xena comic book, to…
Xena, Warrior Princess is returning to TV soon, and Dynamite Comics is celebrating with an all-new Xena ongoing comic book series based on Xena and Gabrielle’s adventures—and io9 has an exclusive look inside the first issue!
Gwendoline Christie compares her Force Awakens character to a beloved Star Wars villain. Mark Ruffalo teases Thor: Ragnarok. Lucy Lawless has a bizarre idea for the Xena reboot. Plus, Gotham casts another comic character, mystery casting for Powers and Twin Peaks, and Steven Moffat on Doctor Who’s future. Spoilers Get!
Has Disneyland given us a first hint at Spider-Man’s movie costume? Get a look at some new Starfleet uniforms in Star Trek Beyond pictures. Doctor Who teases Maisie Williams’ upcoming role. Plus The Flash might be bringing Jay Garrick and Caitlin Snow closer, and a new clip from Star Wars Rebels. Spoilers!
That Xena reboot is definitely happening. Jessica Jones is a psychological thriller more than a superhero show. Plus, how Constantine matters to the Arrow universe, teasers for Legends of Tomorrow, there’s a little more Heroes Reborn than we previously thought, and high-res Force Awakens pictures. Spoilers Now!
When will an iconic superheroine show up in the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Lucy Lawless has bad news about that Xena revival. Peter Capaldi teases his favorite moment from Doctor Who’s next season. Plus, brief teasers for The Bastard Executioner, and a new look at The Flash’s new costume. To me, my spoilers!
But it will settle for bringing her back in 2016, when this reboot of the cult classic adventure show is tentatively due. Original Xena producers Sam Raimi and Rob Tapert are working on the series, but original star Lucy Lawless’ involvement is seemingly still to be determined—but it most likely won’t be as Xena…
The magic pregnancy is a staple science fiction and fantasy fiction. Whether it's the impending birth of a savior, the coming of some form of Antichrist, or some kind of experiment, speculative fiction has been the home of a lot of ridiculous stories of pregnancy and birth. Here are the most absurd ones.
Aiyiyiyiyiyiyiyiyiyiyiyiyi! Bust out your breast plates and headband braids, because Xena: Warrior Princess might be up for a revival!
Xena: Warrior Princess isn’t just a cult TV success, but a feminist icon. The tough warrior fought for the good of the realm in the show, but the show itself helped pave the way for a new generation of female action stars and entertainment. Which makes the show’s decision to chuck Xena to put Gabrielle in a horrible,…
This week’s DVD and Blu-ray releases has something for everyone! Tiny magicians! Busty cartoon ladies! Nautical tigers! A blob! If you can’t find something you like in these listings, then… well, you’re probably just waiting until The Hobbit comes out next week.
The long-awaited webseries Ark, starring Renee O'Connor (Gabrielle from Xena) is finally online, and we talked to O'Connor about the secret conspiracy behind the mysterious ark in space. And O'Connor also told us about her scifi version of Moby Dick.
Sure, there may be other comics coming out, but on a week where Jenna Jameson's Shadow Hunter #1 ships to comic book stores across this proud nation, is there any point talking about any of them? ...Oh, wait. Shadow Hunter is actually a generically dull story about a woman dealing with demon heritage that we've all…