New Marvel Comic Explains How Wakanda Heals Bucky's Mind in Time for Avengers: Infinity War

If you’ve seen Captain America: Civil War and the first trailer for Avengers: Infinity War, you know that at some point between the two films, the Winter Soldier gets back into fighting shape just in time to join forces with the Avengers and Wakanda’s Dora Milaje to take on Thanos. A new Marvel comic gives us some…

The Problem With HBO’s Confederate Is That the Legacy of Slavery Isn’t an Alt-History Fantasy, It’s Our Reality

What do you feel when you see the Confederate American flag? For some, it’s a patriotic symbol of their southern American heritage. For many others, though, the Confederate flag is a painful reminder that America’s is a legacy steeped in the blood, pain, and misery of black slaves and their still-living descendants.

The Game of Thrones Showrunners' Next Series Is an Alt-History Where the South Won the Civil War

When David Benioff and D.B. Weiss wrap up Game of Thrones’ upcoming final season, there will still be a number of Westeros-related projects in development at HBO. But the pair’s focus will be elsewhere on the network—specifically on Confederate, a new series about an alternate history where the South successfully…

Black Panther and Black Widow Have a War of Words in This Short But Sweet Civil War Deleted Scene

Civil War had a lot of fun stuff in it, but its pitch-perfect introduction of the Black Panther is one of our absolute favorite parts. This new deleted scene featuring him and Black Widow having a loaded little chat is certainly no exception to the film’s rule that T’Challa basically has to be awesome in every scene…

Before Civil War, the Third Captain America Movie Was Almost Based on This Wild Comic Book Story

When the third Captain America film was in the early stages of development, Robert Downey Jr. and Marvel Studios were still embroiled in discussions for a new contract to see the actor return as Tony Stark. So with one-half of the “Civil War” conflict potentially unavailable, the Russo brothers had one old comic arc…

See a Key Moment of Zemo's Plan in This Deleted Scene From Captain America: Civil War

Zemo’s plan in Captain America: Civil War was full of so many twists, turns, and misdirects, it got your head spinning quicker than Spider-Man could swing his way around a Leipzig airport. But we’ve got a brand new deleted scene, making its debut here on io9, that shows a crucial early moment of that plan in action.