Lego Overwatch and a Wild Groot Puppet Are Among the Most Delightful Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round-up of the coolest toys we’ve seen draining our wallets for a perpetually growing list of preorders. This week: Bastion the robot gets turned into Lego! Hot Toys is making an Infinity War meme a very expensive reality! Groot gets a disturbingly detailed puppet! And more!

Star Wars Writer Chuck Wendig Claims Marvel Fired Him for 'Vulgarity' and 'Too Much Politics' On His Social Media

At New York Comic Con last weekend, Marvel Comics officially announced Shadow of Vader, a five-part Star Wars miniseries written by Star Wars: Aftermath book trilogy scribe Chuck Wendig. Except, the last two issues will no longer be penned by Wendig, as the author has just revealed Marvel has fired him.

More Intriguing Rumors About The Mandalorian

Zoe Saldana offers some cryptic Avengers 4 clues. The Rock is teaming up with his Jumanji director for a wild new fantasy film on Netflix. Mädchen Amick offers a detailed take on Alice Cooper’s headspace going into Riverdale’s return. Plus, Richard Wenk on his script for the Kraven movie. Put Captain Spoilers in the…

The Coolest Star Wars, Marvel, and DC Toys Revealed at New York Comic Con

Another New York Comic Con has come and gone, and that means cool trailers, rad panels, and great cosplay has come and gone with it. But we can still look forward to all the shiny new toys and collectibles revealed at this year’s convention—so here’s our favorite pickings from what’s to come in the world of Star Wars,…

Star Wars, Spider-Man, and Game of Thrones Collide in the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's round up of the best toys we’ve seen all week. This time round, a very cool take on the comic book Iron Spider suit, Obi-Wan Kenobi reaches out into the Star Wars figuarts line, Darth Vader’s sinister castle gets a slightly less sinister Lego set, and more. Check it out!

The First Episodes of Star Wars Resistance Establish a Very Unique and Intriguing Voice

This Sunday, another chapter in the Star Wars universe begins with the premiere of Star Wars Resistance. The show, which debuts Sunday on the Disney Channel before moving to Disney XD, starts six months before events of The Force Awakens and follows a young, hotshot pilot named Kaz Xiono who is recruited by Poe Dameron

More Behind-the-Scenes Rumors From the Live-Action Star Wars Show

Simon Kinberg teases New Mutants’ creepy tone. Charlie’s Angels casts a To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before star. The next chapter of The Twilight Zone has officially begun. Plus, more set pictures from Joker, even more pictures from the return of Doctor Who, and a suitably spooky new clip from The Chilling Adventures…

Study on The Last Jedi's Twitter Haters Finds That Yup, Many Were Bots or Bad-Faith Political Trolls

For months before and after the release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi—a widely critically acclaimed movie and box office titan—what appeared to have been a small number of fans made it known they were rabid haters of the movie’s twist on the franchise’s formula. They were mad about everything, from plot holes and…

The First Set Pictures From the Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Tease a Familiar Location

Charlie’s Angels adds a third Bosely. The Kingsman prequel could go far back into the past. Get a better look at X-Men: Dark Phoenix’s comic book-inspired costumes. Plus, Sophie Turner talks the end of Game of Thrones, and Mike Colter teases what’s in store for Luke Cage’s third season. To me, my Spoilers!