First Details On DC’s Klarion The Witch Boy Comic And All-New Catwoman

There's a shake-up coming to the DC universe. io9 can exclusively reveal that Catwoman writer Ann Nocenti will helm a new comic starring Klarion the Witch Boy in October — while author/io9's own Genevieve Valentine takes over Catwoman! We were able to talk to both writers about their series and what's in store. » 7/08/14 8:20am 7/08/14 8:20am

8 Movie Superheroes Who Need To Return To Their Comic Book Roots

The X-Men movies have been giving us a glimpse of Marvel's mutants in the 1960s and 1970s. That's all well and good — but we'd really love to see some other superheroes reconnect with their roots in the movies. Here are eight superheroes who'd be more interesting if they were closer to their earlier comic-book… » 5/08/14 10:21am 5/08/14 10:21am

10 Movie Flops That Totally Deserved It

Lone Ranger got treated to some rough justice at the box office this last weekend, and nobody shed a tear. But it's not the first flop that actually deserved its fate. Even though plenty of decent movies tank for dumb reasons, sometimes justice really is served. Here are 10 movies that bombed because they were awful. » 7/09/13 10:27am 7/09/13 10:27am

Why do post-apocalyptic people dress like morons?

One note before I open up this week's mailbag: As last week's "PA" revealed, I am not infallible. I don't know why you would think so, given that I'm a fictional fake postman. I know a lot of junk, but I think I know more than I do, so I rely on you attractive readers to "augment" my answers in the comments. The fake… » 7/03/13 8:00am 7/03/13 8:00am

The Most Baffling Pop Culture Moments of 2012

Whether you feel 2012 has been a good year or a bad year, we can all probably agree that it's been a confusing year. A lot of weird things happened over the last 12 months — things we still can't quite believe occurred (and/or got approved by actual human beings). Here's eight things that happened in 2012 that we're… » 12/31/12 8:00am 12/31/12 8:00am

Catwoman concept art shows off Selina Kyle's Catsuit that never was

A new batch of Dark Knight Rises concept art is focused on Selina Kyle's closet. Check out this massive collection of shots from Anne Hathaway's costume and prop designers — including four different variations of her razor heels, an amazing Hathaway head maquette that wears a hand-scuplted lace mask, and a collection… » 12/26/12 12:10pm 12/26/12 12:10pm

Gavin Hood reveals Ender's Game secrets. Plus more familiar mutants in …

Check out the first photo of Legolas in The Hobbit. Shane Black brings the grittiness back to Iron Man 3. Do we know what Guillermo del Toro's next project after Pacific Rim really is? Learn more about the visual effects of Man of Steel. Suburgatory's Jane Levy talks Evil Dead. Plus Anne Hathaway wants to be Catwoman… » 12/07/12 6:00am 12/07/12 6:00am

What if The Dark Knight Rises took place in 1930s Shanghai?

We saw a snippet of this DC Nation cartoon come out of Comic-Con, but that was only the tip of the alternate reality iceberg. From Wolf Smoke Studios, here's an extremely gee-whiz animated short featuring Batman, Catwoman, and Bane running amok in 1930s Shanghai. Hopefully this means more short animations in the… » 8/28/12 7:15am 8/28/12 7:15am