The Latest Batman News Is Both Surprising And Not Surprising At All

Thanks to DC's Diamond Previews solicits for January 2015, the next person to step into the green boots of Batman's sidekick Robin has been revealed. Since it's a spoiler, the reveal is after the jump — but I do feel confident the new Robin's identity will not shock you. Something else will, however. » 10/20/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

​Detective Carl Takes The Case Of The Peculiar Priest On Walking Dead

When the crew takes a brief respite, they come across an odd priest with something to hide. Fortunately, Carl is on the case! Unfortunately, he doesn't trade his sheriff's hat for Sherlock Holmes' deerstalker, but everyone gets a chance to catch up before the shit hits the fan again in true Waking Dead style. » 10/20/14 10:40am Yesterday 10:40am

Captain Boomerang Is One Stylish Boomerang Thrower On Arrow

Check out the first look at Spartacus' Nick Tarabay as long-time Flash rogue Captain Boomerang, who will be making his inaugural appearance on Arrow later this season! (Don't worry, he's already slated to come to The Flash series, too). For a dude carrying multiple boomerangs on him, he's looking dapper as hell. » 10/20/14 6:40am Yesterday 6:40am

This Final Trailer For Ghibli's Tale Of Princess Kaguya Will Wow You

Isao Takahata and Studio Ghibli's stunning new film The Tale of The Princess Kaguya opens in New York and Los Angeles today, with a nation-wide release coming later. Not that you should need another reason to see this beautiful, haunting movie, but this final English-language trailer is especially stunning. » 10/17/14 2:31pm Friday 2:31pm

Meet Gotham's Newest Kingpin Of Crime In Our Catwoman #35 Preview

Catwoman's always been good at committing crimes, but she's never been particularly organized about it. Yet in Catwoman #35, Selina finds herself in charge of Gotham City's most powerful crime families in a bold new take written by our friend and frequent io9 contributor Genevieve Valentine. Check out our exclusive… » 10/17/14 10:37am Friday 10:37am

Marvel Comics Is Redoing Armor Wars, Starring Galactus-Buster Iron Man

Another day, another tease from Marvel about a completely insane redo of a classic comic storyarc. This time it's Iron Man's '80s mega-event Armor Wars, and holy god that's a giant Iron Man clearly designed to fight off Galactus shooting the face out of the Statue of Liberty. » 10/17/14 8:40am Friday 8:40am

Marvel's Next Comic Event Is A Completely Insane Planet Hulk

Marvel has announced yet another comic event for 2015, and it's another blast from the pretty recent past. Planet Hulk will join Secret Wars, Civil War, X-Men: Years of Future Past, No More Mutants, Age of Ultron Vs. Marvel Zombies and god knows what else, and holy shit what are all those Hulks doing there?! » 10/16/14 2:24pm Thursday 2:24pm

Flashbacks Are Confirmed For Game Of Thrones Season 5

We suspected it, but showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss have finally confirmed that flashbacks to the past of Westeros will be a part of the show's fifth season. The duo 'fessed up during a Q&A in Spain, where they're filming the upcoming season's Dorne scenes. » 10/16/14 11:40am Thursday 11:40am

First Look At The Firefly Online Game In Action!

It's still early in development, but we thought you'd want to check out the first footage of the Firefly Online videogame. It's pretty much just a dude walking around a spooky spaceship, but it does have a bit of voiceover work from Captain Mal and Jayne, and that ain't bad. If you missed it, we have more details on… » 10/15/14 3:40pm Wednesday 3:40pm

It's A Bantha Hoard Of Awesome Star Wars: Episode VII Concept Art!

Hold onto your Stormtrooper helmets, folks. A major pile of Star Wars: Episode VII concept art seems to have dropped, and they match many of the movie rumors we've been hearing about. Major spoilers ahead, so check them out at your own risk! » 10/15/14 12:50pm Wednesday 12:50pm

​Has Marvel Finally Lost Its @#$%ing Mind?

Between the announcement of Captain America 3: Civil War, the cancelation of the Fantastic Four comics, and all the other Marvel madness that occurred over this past week, there was of course only one question I could lead off with. On the plus side, though, I get to talk about vampire erections. Could be worse! » 10/15/14 9:00am Wednesday 9:00am

Watching This German Couple Binge-Watch The Walking Dead Is Weirdly Fun

The German TV network that airs The Walking Dead apparently does a thing called a "binge selfie," where they record people binge-watching a show. Obviously, this couple sat down to see all 51 episodes of TWD with naught but bathroom and sleep breaks, and it's quite the trip down zombie-filled memory lane. » 10/15/14 6:44am Wednesday 6:44am