Star Wars, Transformers, Robot Horses, and Comic-Con's Other Wildest Toys (So Far)

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of all things toy. This week, we’re shipping ourselves off to San Diego and staying in a cramped convention hall with tons of new announcements.. an a few toys that slipped out earlier in the week. Plus, Mario Kart Hot Wheels, the Golden Girls(!), and so much more!

James Gunn Reconfirms Just When Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 3 Will Take Place

There’s even more wild rumors about how the Joker origin movie will tie into the wider DC movie slate. New Wonder Woman 1984 set footage could give a sneaky hint at a certain comic book vehicle. Plus, Justin Roiland says Rick and Morty’s new deal with Adult Swim should mean less waiting for new episodes. Spoilers,…

Rick and Morty's Renewal Took Forever So the Creators Could Ensure the Show's Wild Future

The Rick and Morty fanbase is known for getting a little... exuberant about the show, whether it’s in sauce-based shenanigans or the panicking that ensued during the lengthy time it took for Adult Swim to renew the show for a fourth season. But the reason it took so long in the first place was actually to make sure…

Ant-Man and the Wasp Gets a Snazzy Lego Set, and More of the Most Amazing Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of all the coolest new collectibles we’ve seen this week. We’ve got even more Marvel movie merchandise (only one of which has anything to do with Infinity War!), an X-Files icon, and a very silly Rick and Morty umbrella. Check it out!

Marvel Already Has Directors in Mind For the Long-Awaited Black Widow Movie

Quentin Tarantino’s Star Trek movie could create a whole new timeline. Chris McQuarrie says he’s spoken to Henry Cavill about the Man of Steel sequel. Katee Sackhoff has joined Netflix’s next big scifi show. Plus, what’s to come in the DC/CW universe. Dread it, run from it... spoilers still arrive!

Facebook's Hell, 'Alien' Mummy, and Folding iPhones: The Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week

Not every week makes you thankful to not be a billionaire—or, at least, not a specific, 33-year-old billionaire who still has a ways to go with his media training. Facebook had perhaps its worse week since it began to “serve” us—Mark Zuckerberg’s word, not ours—one that was so bad, the fact that an Uber self-driving…

The Real Reason Behind Rick and Morty's Season 4 Delay Is a Little Less Dramatic Than We Thought

Last weekend Dan Harmon, one of the minds behind Rick and Morty, sent fans into a worrisome spiral when he tweeted about the nebulous future of the show. While Harmon was right in that a fourth season has yet to be ordered by Adult Swim, the reason for it is... well, a little boring in comparison to thinking the show…

This Week's Best New Comics Hate Superhero Crossover Events and Love High School Gym Class

At some point in every comic book superhero’s life, they find themselves contemplating the nature of their existence and asking themselves, “What’s the point of all this? Why guard the galaxy? Why protect the forces of creation? Why fight to win a game of dodgeball? Why?” Pondering those questions is the reason comic…