There’s a lot of things in flux for AMC’s The Walking Dead, which premieres in October. Sure, on the show, Negan has been defeated, and it looks like the survivors will finally live in peace. Spoiler: As the new Comic-Con trailer reveals, they won’t. But the real drama is behind the scenes.
Friends, Comic-Con has begun! You might have noticed, because there is news everywhere, just spilling out in all its glorious pop culture glory. Almost too much! If you need a quick catch up on everything so far, have no fear: io9 is here to do its job and tell you what’s up with the latest from San Diego.
It’s been a full year since Netflix announced that it would be adapting My Chemical Romance’s Gerard Way and illustrator Gabriel Bá’s Dark Horse comic series. Now it’s finally revealed the cast in all their superhero glory—okay, they reveal a very small portion of all their superhero glory, but we like what we see.
Within the context of most Star Wars movies, Darth Vader has been a figure that is both tragic and fearsome in equal measure. But in the decades since his first appearance, Vader’s reputation as a terrifying villain has been diminished by the other side of Star Wars: its equally petrifying ability to turn everything…
Duncan Jones just posted a tease on his Twitter about his previously revealed comic book movie—and it’s enough of a tease that we’re pretty sure we know what it is.
Holy shit, it’s finally happening. After years of Y: The Last Man adaptation reports, Agent 355, Hero, Yorick, and the gang are officially being brought to life.
Ever wanted to know what the inside of Superman’s eyeball looks like? Well, now you do, in stunningly beautiful detail.
Even though the culture has bought into the idea that a person’s teenage years are some of the most tumultuous of their lives, sometimes one of the weirdest parts of transitioning into adulthood is realizing that you were actually way more together (relatively speaking) when you were younger.
Disney’s The Incredibles series might be about a happy-go-lucky superhero family balancing superhero work, school crushes, and diaper changes, but that doesn’t mean they’re going to stay that way. Comics artist Warrick Wong has created an art series dedicated to his vision of the Parr family’s future, and it’s pretty…
The Walking Dead’s Robert Kirkman has found his next adaptation. Amazon Studios just gave a straight-to-series order for an animated show based on his Image comic book Invincible, told over eight hour-long episodes.
One of the best things about AMC’s Preacher is just how weird it can be. One minute, it’s just a bunch of friends driving in a car. The next minute, Hitler is trying to break out of hell. At any second, basically anything can happen.
Last month, the most iconic superhero in the world, Superman, turned 80. Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster’s creation of the Man of Steel changed comics forever, and the character’s impact is still felt across the comics industry today. But so is the impact of another, darker aspect of Superman’s origins: a creator’s right…
Rick Scolamiero loves comic books, as do many. But instead of just filling his shelves with graphic novels, he decided to cover his body in them. Now, after over 350 hours of being a living canvas for tattoo artists, he holds the official Guinness World Record for most Marvel characters inked on a single body.
Todd McFarlane has spent years talking about a Spawn reboot that has often felt like it was never going to happen, but now it’s taken a pretty huge step forward. McFarlane has found the man who will don the Hellspawn mask: Jamie Foxx.
Our perceptions of the ways things are in the real world often make it difficult to buy into the premises of comics set in worlds that, while like ours, are distinctly different. When you think of words like “occultist” or “space explorers,” you don’t immediately associate them with the Queen of England or working…
James Tynion IV loves Tim Drake. That love for the hero has jumped off every page of the two-year Detective Comics run that the writer is wrapping up this week, finally returning the character to a prominence he hasn’t had in years.
One of the best things about Marvel’s Star Wars comics is how they bring some of the mysticism and mystery of the Jedi and Sith we’ve seen in other periods of Star Wars history right into the time period of the original trilogy. The latest Star Wars Annual is no exception, pulling Luke Skywalker and Darth Vader into a…
While we don’t know for sure which characters any of them are playing, the first cast members of HBO’s upcoming Watchmen pilot have been revealed. And they’re pretty fantastic.