In Page To Screen, we compare a movie to the book that spawned it. The analysis goes into deep detail about specific plot points—in other words, you’ve been warned.
Science fiction and fantasy specialist Del Rey Books is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and to celebrate, the imprint is reissuing paperbacks of classic titles featuring smashing new cover art. We’re pleased to debut the first three right here on io9.
It's not just paranoia. They really are watching you. The world we're living in is getting weirder and more dangerous all the time. So it's a good thing science fiction has been stockpiling dark mind-fraks for decades, full of smart survival strategies. Here are 10 paranoid science fiction tales that could keep you…
It's common to say that the book is always better than the movie, but sometimes that isn't true. Occasionally, a movie will come along that transforms its source material into something greater than the original. But how often do authors feel that a film adaptation has truly trumped their own work?
The film Blade Runner had Harrison Ford replicant hunting though the dystopian streets of a futuristic Los Angeles. But Philip K. Dick's original novella Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? was set in the San Francisco Bay Area. So how would Blade Runner have looked if Ridley Scott had used San Francisco as his chief…
Adapting Dick's seminal novel is guaranteed to be a difficult process, and would have been even if Ridley Scott's Blade Runner weren't already a 30-year-old SF classic. Untitled Theater Company #61 took on the ambitious challenge. And mostly, it worked.
Today's candidate for the best 365 days of scifi is 1968, a year that spawned masterpieces like 2001 and Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? and such enduring tales as Night of the Living Dead and Planet of the Apes.
Artist Antonello Silverini has posted a sprawling gallery of Phillip K. Dick book covers he designed for Italian publishing house Fanucci Editore. Silverini's gorgeously fractured collages truly convey the reality-altering aspects and transhumanism present in Dick's oeuvre.
A single book can inspire a wide range of covers, and sometimes those covers can be works of art themselves. We look at some classic science fiction novels and the various covers they've worn throughout the years.
Killer puppets and wily foxes offer the best thrills in this week's new comic releases, but there's also a nice taster for curious potential Hellboy fans and even the seventh issue of a six issue mini-series. Hello, Comics We Crave!
With so many new releases, you'd be forgiven for thinking that San Diego was this week... But, instead, just start worrying that it means that even more is headed your way in time for next week's sun-drenched shenanigans.
Wondering what the comic version of Philip K. Dick's Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? (which uses the actual text of the novel as the script) is going to look like? We've got a preview.