The Most Awesome Toys and Collectibles That Will Destroy Your Wallet at San Diego Comic-Con 2018

If you’ve heard a rumbling sound recently, it’s probably the tumultuous herald announcing that, oh god, San Diego Comic-Con is next week. That doesn’t just mean new trailers, crazy cosplay, and wild panels, though; it means there will be so many cool and expensive toys you can try and get. Here’s a few (dozen) of our…

Voltron: Legendary Defender's Incredible New Season Has All the Answers You've Been Waiting For

For the past few truncated seasons, Netflix and Dreamworks’ Voltron: Legendary Defender has, for better or worse, danced around resolving some of the biggest questions the show has put forth. But its newly-released sixth season not only finally delivers some resolution, it does so while setting the stage for an…

The PS4 Spider-Man Heads to Your Toy Shelf, and More of the Most Spectacular Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round-up of all the shiny things we’ve wanted to spend our savings on recently. This week, we’ve got some very cool Voltron, Star Wars, and Batman Beyond toys heading to San Diego Comic-Con, a lovely little Pokémon pal, and a most impressive Sith Lord. Check it out!

The First Trailer for Voltron's Sixth Season Finds the Paladins in the Midst of an All-Out War

When the Paladins made the decision to team up with Lotor in Voltron: Legendary Defender’s fifth season, they did it out of the desire to stop Zarkon, the greater of two evils and Lotor’s father. Unsurprisingly, that choice comes with some major consequences that feature largely in the sixth season’s first Netflix…

Voltron: Legendary Defender's Fifth Season Tears Down Its Old Universe to Create a Weirder One

Four seasons into Dreamworks and Netflix’s excellent reboot of Voltron means we’re pretty established with the basic premise: Even as characters shuffle about and villains develop, it’s still all Voltron vs. the Galra Empire, forming robots and saving the day. The recently released season five, however, changes that…

Game of Thrones Set Footage Reveals a Dire Future for One Major Location

The Mario movie is, err, a-go. The cast of Detective Pikachu keeps getting weirder. Paramount has its eyes on a big new genre franchise. Andy Serkis talks about Snoke’s Star Wars future. Wesley Snipes is still holding out hope for a new Blade. Plus, what’s to come on Black Lightning and The X-Files. Huzzah for…

Even at Its Most Frustrating, Voltron: Legendary Defender Can Still Deliver a Great Story 

Voltron: Legendary Defender’s fourth season is weird. A mere six episodes long (after a normal-length season was split to create the show’s third and fourth), at times it feels like it’s been cobbled together out of a season we never got to see the rest of. Yet despite that, it delivers some hugely satisfying stories…

The Darkwing Duck Action Figure You've Always Wanted, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly round up of all the fabulous new toys just waiting to drain our wallets of their precious monetary fluids. This week, Hot Toys tackles The Last Jedi’s most important characters, plus a patriotically posable Captain America, and even stranger Stranger Things board games.