The shiniest stories on io9 this week

It may be sultry out, but we feel a nip of fall in the air. That's why we rounded up the best TV coming your way autumn 2010, as well as other scifi goodies that made a splash this week.

Top 10 best moments from Star Wars Celebration V
Last weekend, Orlando was filled with wampas, Ewoks, Jedi Knights, droids and Rancors, for the Star Wars Celebration V. Jon Stewart went toe-to-toe with George Lucas on stage, deleted scenes were revealed, and R2D2 got married. Here are the highlights.

The terrible hallmarks of toy-driven movie-making
It's been 30 years since Gary Kurtz and George Lucas split because Lucas wanted toys to dictate the storytelling in Star Wars. Since then, toy-driven movie-making has gone way beyond Lucas' grubbiest dreams. Here are the hallmarks of toy-centric storytelling.

5 comic books that will see you through Scott Pilgrim withdrawal
It's been a bittersweet month for Scott Pilgrim fans. On one hand, the movie and sixth graphic novel finally debuted. On the other hand, this means no more SP yarns ever. Here are five titles that will ease the pain.

The "mystery stone" that suggests ancient Greeks were in New Mexico in 500 BC
The "mystery stone," discovered on a mountainside in New Mexico, appears to be inscribed with ancient Greek or Hebrew. For decades, scholars have wondered if it's proof that Mediterranean peoples came to the New World thousands of years ago.

Geeky wedding invitations to make your heart go squee
We're over the three moons of Tatooine for this Star Wars-inspired wedding invite. So we went searching for other creative couples and their equally awesome science-fiction-inspired invites. And this was what we found: Browncoats, zombies, and Trekkers in love!

Giant star that should have been a black hole became something even stranger
A star went supernova with more than twice the mass needed to ultimately collapse into a black hole. But something weirder happened - the star became a magnetar, an asteroid-sized star with the most powerful magnetic field in the universe.

Doug Jones explains how to bring humanity to an inhuman character
Nobody is better at playing bizarre creatures of the imagination than Doug Jones, who's probably Guillermo del Toro's most frequent collaborator. We asked Jones the secret of bringing creatures to life, and whether we'll ever see Hellboy's Abe Sapien again.

Our giant guide to fall TV that will satisfy your science fiction cravings
Set your DVR's: we've got the entire schedule of can't-miss science fiction and fantasy television. The good news is, fall TV offers more of Fringe's red-haired alternate Olivia Dunham. Plus rogue spies, weird conspiracies, superpowered families... and the Walking Dead.

Spot the hidden probe droid in this exclusive new Star Wars poster
A single probe droid scours the icy landscape of Hoth, in this new Star Wars poster which we're bringing to you exclusively, a day before it goes on sale. The last three posters sold out within an hour.

A portrait of the bizarre future of marine life
This picture shows the hybridization of plastic garbage with marine life - algae and tiny invertebrates have made a home on plastic that has been floating in the North Atlantic for decades. Now scientists say the plastic is disappearing.