Postal Apocalypse: What Will the Marvel Cinematic Universe Look Like After Avengers 4?

So immediately upon re-opening up the mailbag last week, I got sick. Turns out maybe you shouldn’t leave a bag in an irradiated wasteland for a year and then immediately start sticking your hand in there. But no matter! This week: How to protect your budding nerd children, a Star Trek special effects dilemma, and the…

I Felt More Like Tony Stark Than Iron Man While Building and Programming This Superhero Gauntlet

For almost seven years now, littleBits has been cleverly getting kids to learn about tech with programmable electronic building blocks that make anyone an instant hardware hacker. Its latest kit also promises to turn kids into superheroes like Iron Man, but its real appeal is instead making you feel like Tony Stark as…

The Avengers Take on Thanos Again, with Much Better Results, in the First Lego Black Panther Short

Things may not gone off swimmingly when the Avengers took on Thanos in Avengers: Infinity War, but that’s what we have Legos for. This first look at Disney XD’s Lego Marvel Super Heroes shorts again pits Black Panther and his friends against the giant purple menace... and this time, they’re playing to win.

The First Reactions to Avengers: Infinity War Are Here and Just About Everybody Has Been Blown Away

Last night, the press got to see Avengers: Infinity War, the culmination of a decades worth of Marvel movies that unites all your favorite heroes (and also Hawkeye) in one big mishmash of epic proportions. Although reviews aren’t available yet, critics have taken to social media to laud the movie—especially all the…

James Cameron Compares His Avatar Sequels to The Godfather, But Admits That Could Be a Huge Mistake

James Cameron has five children, which is what interested him in the developing the plots for the Avatar sequels—but it’s also what makes him worry that they may not connect with audiences like the original did. When speaking about his upcoming AMC show James Cameron’s History of Science Fiction this weekend, the…

A Tribute to Hawkeye, a Character Who Is Definitely in Avengers: Infinity War at Some Point

Avengers: Infinity War features practically every iconic hero from Marvel Studios’ decade of groundbreaking superhero blockbusters coming together in one film. It also has Hawkeye! But alas, we’ve not seen a second of Hawkeye in any of the footage so far. So to honor our absent archer, here are his best movie moments…

Life-Sized Star Wars and Guardians of the Galaxy Toys, and More of the Biggest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of shiny toys and merch we desperately wish we had the money to waste on. This week is getting a bit life-sized, with a giant Star Wars trooper, a slightly less giant (but still life-sized) baby Groot, and a cool look at Thor’s new Infinity War weapon. Check it out!

One Detail From the Infinity Gauntlet Comic That Probably Won't Make It Into Avengers: Infinity War

The most recent trailer for Avengers: Infinity War revealed more of Thanos’ plan, and its own connections to the events of one of the comics that inspired the film in the first place, The Infinity Gauntlet. There’s one brief moment in the 1991 comic, however, that likely wouldn’t go down well with a certain President…