Jon Pertwee's TARDIS Is Looking Much The Worse For Wear

Apparently this is the actual TARDIS prop used by Doctor Who back in the Jon Pertwee era — which seems believable, since it was pretty battered-looking back in 1971 and the intervening decades probably haven't been kind. Makes me kind of nostalgic for the days when the TARDIS was less imposing and shiny. » 1/27/15 4:04am Today 4:04am

Good News: DC Is Trying To Fix Their Batman: The Animated Series Figures

Finally getting action figures emulating the gorgeous style of Batman: The Animated Series has been like a dream come true for fans of the cartoon - or it should have been, if they weren't riddled by quality issues. But hooray! DC have finally addressed the problems, and have announced plans to hopefully fix them. » 1/27/15 12:59am Today 12:59am

First Glimpse Of Fantastic Four Costumes Reveals A "Cronenberg-ian" Look

Just how different will the new Fantastic Four movie be from the versions we've seen before? Very different, it seems. Collider has a new interview with director Josh Trank. And this first look at this version of the Fantastic Four's outfits. And, well... it's bluer when you expand it to full-size and look closely? » 1/26/15 8:51pm Yesterday 8:51pm

This Is Why The X-Files Never Became A Franchise

In addition to science fiction, The X-Files also fit neatly into another genre: the crime procedural. But, unlike other wildly successful crime dramas like Law & Order or CSI, it never managed to truly became a franchise. So what was it that prevented us from seeing The X-Files: Miami? There was a simple reason. » 1/26/15 4:20pm Yesterday 4:20pm

Tiny Moon Dive-Bombs Asteroid During Near-Earth Flyby

Early this morning, a big (but not too big) asteroid made a close (but not too close!) pass by our planet. While totally unthreatening as a doomsday scenario, this particular asteroid makes for beautiful viewing: it has a tiny, orbiting moon. » 1/26/15 7:10pm Yesterday 7:10pm

This Is Probably The Most Beautiful Doctor Who Artwork Ever Created

Doctor Who has given rise to tons of incredible artwork, from Chris Achilleos' book covers to Dave Gibbons' comics to Bill Mudron's art nouveau painting. But for my money, the best Who art of all time is probably the Dalek comic strip that was published in the mid-1960s in Century 21 magazine. And it's all on Flickr. » 1/26/15 4:00pm Yesterday 4:00pm

All the faces of Ultron: The design evolution of the Avengers' archenemy

Outstanding illustration of the new Ultron on the cover of Empire this week. I remember how fascinated I was the first time I saw Ultron in Avengers. It was issue #162, published in 1977—I saw it much later because it arrived to Spain in the 80s. Here's how artists changed Ultron's appearance through the years: » 1/26/15 6:27pm Yesterday 6:27pm

Get a Free 2-Weeks of Crunchyroll Anime: Stream the Full Catalog Ad-Free

Crunchyroll, one of the top destinations for current and classic anime, is offering Kotaku readers a free two-week trial of their Anime Membership. In addition to streaming their entire anime catalog ad-free, you'll get access to the anime simulcasts - getting the latest anime episodes the same day they're released in… » 12/13/14 3:09pm 12/13/14 3:09pm