One of the Best Books of 2014 and a Kindle To Read it On, More Deals

The Martian was one of io9's best Sci-Fi books of 2014, and it has a stellar 4.6 star review average on over 8,000 reader reviews. I picked up a copy [The Martian: A Novel (Kindle), $6] » 3/03/15 10:15am 44 minutes ago

Where’s my undersea science fiction show?

The recent post about Lost in Space got me thinking about other Irwin Allen projects. I saw the movie Voyage to the Bottom of the Sea several times on TV as a kid in the '70s. The Seaview bursting out of the water at the beginning is a classic scene. If space opera is back, why not undersea opera? » 3/03/15 1:07pm 52 minutes ago

What The Reveal On Last Night's Rebels Means For Star Wars

The last episode of Star Wars Rebels' first season aired last night, and capped off with the reveal of a wider world of Rebellion for our main cast — but it also unveiled the return of a character that signifies great importance not just for the show, but the direction of Star Wars as a franchise itself. » 3/03/15 9:00am Today 9:00am

How to Make a Cohesive (and Compelling) Alien Cinematic Universe

It's official. Fox is making a new Alien movie in addition to a new Prometheus and a new Predator. You know what that means: the best-known sci-fi horror setting is back in business. And while it may seem too soon to speculate about the three films interconnecting in any way, it's worth remembering that this is… » 3/03/15 11:40am Today 11:40am

An Exclusive Glimpse Of Jim Butcher's Next Book, Aeronaut's Windlass!

For 15 years, Jim Butcher has been keeping us guessing with his twisty urban fantasy series, The Dresden Files. But now, he's changing gears and launching a Horatio Hornblower-esque new series, The Cinder Spires. Check out the cover of the first book, The Aeronaut's Windlass, and an excerpt, exclusively at io9! » 3/03/15 8:00am Today 8:00am

No, It's Not Illegal To "Spock" Your Fives In Canada

In the wake of Leonard Nimoy's death, a number of Canadians have taken to the practice of converting the portrait of Prime Minister Sir Wilfred Laurier on the Canadian $5 bill into the iconic image of Mr. Spock. According to the Bank of Canada, defacing bills is not illegal — but it's not without consequences. » 3/03/15 6:20am Today 6:20am

Hugh Jackman Is Ready For Wolverine To Show Up In Deadpool

Chris Weitz discusses writing his Star Wars spinoff movie. Find out what's in store for Grant and Skye on Agents of SHIELD, and get a tiny hint of Jared Leto's Joker. Plus Robin Lord Taylor teases the Penguin's future on Gotham, and learn what's in store for Sasha in the next Walking Dead. Spoilers, ho! » 3/03/15 6:00am Today 6:00am

Behold, The Dourest Doctor Who Figure Ever

The 10th Doctor could be more than a little maudlin at times - I mean, he was always apologising. But this new figure by Big Chief Studios depicts a startlingly glum looking version of the Time Lord. He's either contemplating a whole universe of tragedy, or wondering if he left the kettle on, it's hard to tell. » 3/03/15 5:51am Today 5:51am