Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Is An Honest To God Delight

This is not exactly a spoiler, but not a lot happens in the first issue of Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur. Like many first issues in Marvel’s “All-New, All-Different” universe, it spends a lot of time setting up the tone of the book going forward. And Moon Girl’s tone is so unrepentantly joyful, it doesn’t matter. »17 minutes ago11/27/15 4:30pm


The Best Black Friday Deals

You’ve reached our hub for all the best Black Friday deals! As you’ve probably already figured out, “Black Friday” is a bit of a misnomer; many of the best deals are available up to a week in advance. Luckily for you, we’ll be adding them all here as they go live, so you can focus on stuffing your face and trying not… »42 minutes ago11/27/15 4:05pm

Charles Stross Reveals How His Laundry Files World Is About to Change Forever

When Charles Stross isn’t writing mind-blowing space opera about the future of banking, he’s the ultra-prolific author of two long-running series. And one of those, the Laundry Files, has won praise (and a Best Novella Hugo) for its look at a spy agency that deals with other-worldly threats. »Today 3:30pm11/27/15 3:30pm

The Most Wonderfully Alternative Families in Science Fiction and Fantasy

The holiday season has officially begun, and of course the holidays are a time for families. But science fiction and fantasy readers know that families come in all shapes and configurations. Here are 30 of the most wonderfully alternative families in science fiction and fantasy. »Today 3:00pm11/27/15 3:00pm

How Did Doctor Who Manage To Waste a Companion Like Clara Oswald?

It’s official: Clara Oswald has left the building, and Clara’s final season of Doctor Who is coming to a close—making her, depending on how you chart it, one of the longest-running companions in history. But even with all that time on the show, it never felt like Doctor Who knew how to solve a problem like Clara. »Today 1:00pm11/27/15 1:00pm

Meet the First Person Who Realized Star Wars Would Change the World

We’re mere weeks from a new Star Wars movie, and excitement is in the air. Although it’s easy to romanticize the humble origins of one of the most iconic movie franchises in history, what people thinking in the run up to the original Star Wars film? Well, reading this recently discovered Fox studio memo might help you… »Today 11:00am11/27/15 11:00am

The Future Justice League Has A Much-Needed Replacement For Its Asshole Superman

Sure, the Superman of 2015 might be having his own problems, but in the far flung future of Justice League 3001, Superman’s only real problem is that he’s kind of a massive asshole. This week’s Justice League 3001 #6 helped resolve that problem, by bringing on a much more rounded Super-Family member to sort it out. »Yesterday 6:30pm11/26/15 6:30pm

What It Takes To Provide Thanksgiving Dinner For The U.S. Military: By The Numbers

As we sit and enjoy Thanksgiving Dinner with family and friends today, there will be empty place settings at thousands of dinner tables across the country belonging to our men and women in the U.S. military who are deployed abroad or sitting alert to protect us here at home. So the Pentagon tries to make those troops… »Yesterday 5:30pm11/26/15 5:30pm

Jessica Jones Was An Awesome Origin Story For One Of Marvel's Oldest Heroes

In Jessica Jones, Marvel and Netflix have given us a remarkably well done adaptation of one of their most complex and adult characters. But at the same time, it pulled double duty in doing an equally fantastic job in bringing one of Marvel’s oldest characters to life: Patsy “Hellcat” Walker. »Yesterday 5:00pm11/26/15 5:00pm