An Oddly Pukey Update From Aquaman, and Work Begins on the Picard Spinoff

An intriguing new rumor hints at the timeframe of the Black Widow movie. Todd Phillips gives us a new look at Joker. The Birds of Prey movie has a release date. Plus, what’s to come on The Gifted and Z Nation, set pictures from X-Men: Dark Phoenix, and a new clip from Marvel Rising: Secret Warriors. Spoilers now!

Postal Apocalypse: What Will the Marvel Cinematic Universe Look Like After Avengers 4?

So immediately upon re-opening up the mailbag last week, I got sick. Turns out maybe you shouldn’t leave a bag in an irradiated wasteland for a year and then immediately start sticking your hand in there. But no matter! This week: How to protect your budding nerd children, a Star Trek special effects dilemma, and the…

9 Movies With AI That Became Self-Aware and Made Humankind Very Sorry

Who could forget the events of August 29, 1997—when Skynet became self-aware and launched a whole mess of nukes, unleashing “Judgment Day?” Today’s a holiday for Terminator fans, and it’s also a great excuse to celebrate our favorite sci-fi movies that feature AI rebellions. Let’s bid a warm welcome to our new robot…

Gaze Into the Eyes of a High Definition Garak in the Deep Space Nine Documentary

For the past year, the team behind What We Left Behind, a celebration of Deep Space Nine for the show’s 25th anniversary, has been raising funds to not just deliver a behind-the-scenes look at bringing this dark chapter of Trek to life, but to give fans a chance to see what could be: snippets of the show redone in…

Updates From The Walking Dead, Iron Fist, and More

The Walking Dead casts another important character from the comics. Guillermo del Toro promises Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark will retain the look of the book’s haunting illustrations. Tom Hardy’s in for the long haul with Venom. Plus, more Predator footage, and lots of kneeling in prayer from Suspiria and The Nun…

Cyclops' Best Design Gets a Great Figure, and More Xcellent Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of the best toys we’ve seen that are currently trying to swipe our hard-earned wages (earned by writing about toys, of course). This week: Tyrion Lannister gets the booze-wielding figure he deserves, Funko gets overtly muscular with retro Thundercats figures, and more!

7 Star Trek Shows We'd Love to See From CBS All Access

Star Trek: Discovery has been a huge success for CBS, which means that, after years of letting the TV side of the franchise lie low, suddenly the network wants more Star Trek. As in, “fetch me Sir Patrick Stewart, so help me god” and “let’s make CBS All Access basically Star Trek 24/7” levels of more Star Trek.…

These New Pop Culture Precious Moments Statues Give You and Your Grandma Something to Collect Together

The elderly can be a lucrative demographic to target, at least until your customers die and stop buying your products. So in an attempt to get a new generation hooked on collecting its doe-eyed sculptures, Precious Moments is expanding with a series of pop culture-inspired pieces featuring memorable film characters…