MoviePass is Selling Merch Now, Which Will Definitely Turn Things Around for It

MoviePass, a company that exists solely to piss off its customers despite offering a service so generously price that it will inevitably lead to its own downfall, entered the “we’re selling flamethrowers” phase of its existence Thursday with the official launch of its merch store. The collapse of the company is sure…

Welcome to Toy Aisle, io9's Weekly Round-Up of the Newest Toys and Collectibles

It’s never been a worse time for your wallet if you have a predilection for buying rad toys and pop culture merchandise. There are so many cool things around, io9 is starting Toy Aisle: a brand new weekly column of the best and newest toys and collectibles. We’re kicking off with a very fancy Spider-Gwen, Plush Lego,…

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2's Merchandise Will Finally Give Gamora Her Due

The ongoing debate over a lack of movie merchandise depicting female characters—whether it’s Marvel, or Star Wars, or anything—seems like it’s finally having an effect. The Guardians of the Galaxy sequel wants to right the wrongs of its original toyline, and director James Gunn himself is leading the charge.

Carrie Fisher Has the Best Response to the Slave Leia Merchandise Controversy

Recently, the Star Wars fanbase took time off from freaking out about The Force Awakens to freak out over a rumored ban on merchandise depicting Princess Leia’s “Slave” outfit from Return of the Jedi. Many words about the matter have been said since—a lot of them pretty good!—but leave it to Leia herself to put it…

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