What's In Store For Black Panther, OutlanderGotham And More! 

A few new hints about Domhnall Gleeson's The Force Awakens character emerge. Gotham casts a new villain, and for once, it's not a character from the comics. Plus, Agent Carter's showrunners talk Peggy's love life post-Steve Rogers, and our first look at Ian McKellen in action as Sherlock Holmes. Huzzah for Spoilers! » 2/05/15 6:00am 2/05/15 6:00am

Live-Action Robotech and Astro Boy Movies Are In The Works

The film industry is once again trying to adapt some classic Japanese works for today's audiences. On deck are a group of Warner Bros. based producers for Robotech and Australia's Animal Logic Entertainment for Astro Boy. » 2/04/15 10:09pm 2/04/15 10:09pm

Deadpool vs. Moby Dick leads this week’s exceptionally weird comics

It’s a very special week when a comic in which Deadpool hunts down the young ladies of Little Women probably isn’t the weirdest release. In fact, this week’s comics feature Jewish monsters, gun-toting gorillas, and cats with guns in their butts —and that’s just for starters! » 6/11/13 2:20pm 6/11/13 2:20pm

Suffering Scifi Duos Bond over their Adorable Shared Pain

Life isn't easy if you're a genetic experiment. Or an expendable minion, a powerful being wedged into an itty-bitty living space, or a recently downgraded scientific entity. Fortunately, it's a little easier to bear the pain if you've got someone in a similar situation to share the load. » 2/10/12 4:00pm 2/10/12 4:00pm

Robot Boys Exaggerated…

These paintings of psychedelic superheroes will melt your face

Batman, Robin, and Wonder Woman all find themselves in sticky situations in Tina Lugo's paintings, which blend her hallucinatory sensibility with a sexy sense of humor. » 11/12/11 11:30am 11/12/11 11:30am

Roboticists build the one-armed, real-world equivalent of Astro Boy

At the International Conference on
Intelligent Robots and Systems in San Francisco last month, Meka Robotics showed off their mechanical arm and head combination. » 10/12/11 1:55pm 10/12/11 1:55pm

20 mad scientists who turned against their creations

The greatest mad scientists dabble in forces that... wait for it... man (or woman) was not meant to meddle with. And many of them live to regret it. Here are 20 mad scientists whose journeys ended in remorse and despair. » 9/24/10 3:42pm 9/24/10 3:42pm

The biggest box office disasters that Hollywood hyped at Comic Con

Every major studio hopes the films it showcases at Comic Con this year will be major hits. But if history's any indication, some of those movies will tank. Here are the biggest turkeys Comic Con has seen in years past. » 7/19/10 6:20am 7/19/10 6:20am

Watch the teaser trailer for the CG-animated Gatchaman film

Here's a one-minute teaser from the 2011 movie version of Gatchaman, anime's premiere avian-themed science ninja show from Speed Racer creator Tatsuo Yoshida and famed animation house Tatsunoko Productions. Watch as Ken the Eagle and company take down Galactor's robot. » 7/17/10 1:30pm 7/17/10 1:30pm

10 Of The Decade's Best SF Comics

It's been the decade where comic culture took over pop culture, and superheroes became movie stars. But what are some of our picks for the best comics from the last ten years? We're glad you - okay, we - asked. » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm


One of our 5 Comics You're Not Reading But Should Be, Pluto stands out as a perfect example of how to reboot and resurrect old franchises in a decade full of attempts. But even those unfamiliar with the original Astro Boy will find themselves drawn into Naoki Urasawa's robot murder mystery. Unconcerned with repeating… » 12/12/09 12:00pm 12/12/09 12:00pm

The Next Best Thing To Tezuka's Verdict On The Astro Boy Movie?

Astro Boy gets a dismissive review in the New York Times, and Fred Schodt, translator and friend of creator Osamu Tezuka, responds: "This film may not win an Oscar, but it works, and it is great fun." [NYTimes via TokyoMango] » 10/26/09 9:30am 10/26/09 9:30am

Astro Boy: Subversive, Awesome Flying-Robot Action

Early in Astro Boy, a squad of combat drones goes into battle against an experimental war robot. One drone turns to his friend and mutters, "I really hate this job." That moment helps crystalize what makes Astro Boy so great. » 10/23/09 1:27pm 10/23/09 1:27pm

The Secrets Of Astro Boy's Floating Robot City

Here you can see a massive Peacekeeper robot shredding combat drones, in exclusive Astro Boy concept art. We loved this movie's floating mountain city full of robots, so we talked to writer/director David Bowers and two designers about its creation. » 10/21/09 12:56pm 10/21/09 12:56pm

Crazy Robot Battles In New Astro Boy Clips!

Astro Boy battles the giant robot Peacekeeper, in a no-holds-barred clip from the Pinocchio-bot animated adapation. And a second clip features Astro Boy taking part in brutal robo-gladitorial games. Deactivari Te Salutant! Plus tons of rocket-booting new stills! » 10/16/09 4:33pm 10/16/09 4:33pm

See Kato and Astro Boy in Action. Updates on The Hobbit and Magneto.…

Tons of pictures in today's spoilers, from The Green Hornet, Astro Boy, Eclipse, and FlashForward. Plus, Ian McKellan talks about his participation in The Hobbit and Magneto, and Lost reveals two more children. Plus, Supernatural, SGU, and V. » 10/14/09 6:00am 10/14/09 6:00am