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 Today 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 Today 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 Today 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 1980s. Here's how artists changed Ultron's appearance through the years: » 1/26/15 6:27pm Today 6:27pm

Did Gotham Just Invent The Worst Supervillain Name In History? (Yes!)

Because Gotham really has no idea what to do as a show other than keep adding "early" versions of Batman's rogues gallery, they've cast Colm Feore as the villainous Dollmaker. But it's the Dollmaker's "real" name — not from the comics, but one the show has thought up itself — that will drive you as mad as the Joker. » 1/26/15 2:23pm Today 2:23pm

The Wesenrein End Up On A Trial of Their Own on Grimm: Tribunal.

Friday's episode of Grimm, Tribunal, concludes the story of Monroe's kidnapping and trial before the Wesenrein tribunal, and does so with a completely awesome showdown. And there's some good stuff leading up to it too. The whole gang puts their efforts into finding out who was at the wedding that knows someone in the… » 1/26/15 5:21pm Today 5:21pm