The Latest Batman News Is Both Surprising And Not Surprising At All

Thanks to DC's Diamond Previews solicits for January 2015, the next person to step into the green boots of Batman's sidekick Robin has been revealed. Since it's a spoiler, the reveal is after the jump — but I do feel confident the new Robin's identity will not shock you. Something else will, however. » 10/20/14 7:00pm Yesterday 7:00pm

A Timeline for your next 6 years of Comic Book Movies (so far)

The past few weeks have been kind of crazy for Comic book movie announcements - it can be hard to keep up with who's putting out what, and when. Comics Alliance have put together this convenient time-line of all the latest Comic Book Movies so you can plan your Cinema trips well in advance. » 10/20/14 9:58am Yesterday 9:58am

Which Tie-In Books Are Better Than Some Of The Series' "Real" Stories?

We're always being told that tie-in books and comics "don't count" — even when they're really terrific and take the series in great directions. Doctor Who's New Adventures, Star Wars' Expanded Universe... they're not "real." But which series has spawned tie-in books, comics or audio stories that are better than some… » 10/17/14 2:49pm Friday 2:49pm

A Step By Step Guide To Converting Your Friends To Fandom

We always want to share the things we love with our friends, coworkers and family members — that's human nature. And it's a generous impulse, the desire to share. But how can you introduce your most beloved TV shows, movies, comics and books to people without turning them off? Here's a step-by-step guide. » 10/17/14 1:43pm Friday 1:43pm

Meet Gotham's Newest Kingpin Of Crime In Our Catwoman #35 Preview

Catwoman's always been good at committing crimes, but she's never been particularly organized about it. Yet in Catwoman #35, Selina finds herself in charge of Gotham City's most powerful crime families in a bold new take written by our friend and frequent io9 contributor Genevieve Valentine. Check out our exclusive… » 10/17/14 10:37am Friday 10:37am

Marvel's Next Comic Event Is A Completely Insane Planet Hulk

Marvel has announced yet another comic event for 2015, and it's another blast from the pretty recent past. Planet Hulk will join Secret Wars, Civil War, X-Men: Years of Future Past, No More Mutants, Age of Ultron Vs. Marvel Zombies and god knows what else, and holy shit what are all those Hulks doing there?! » 10/16/14 2:24pm Thursday 2:24pm

Who's Your Favorite Hero Who Kills Without Hesitation?

Everybody's always going on about how great it is that some heroes don't kill. Like Batman, for example. Not killing is what makes them so heroic. But sometimes, a hero who does kill can be pretty effective, too. Who's your favorite hero who has no hesitation about ending a life if circumstances require it? » 10/16/14 2:05pm Thursday 2:05pm

The Latest Agents Of SHIELD's Comedy Conceals A Deep Layer Of Darkness

On the surface, last night's episode of Agents of SHIELD was about "facing reality" — something both Coulson and Fitz were grappling with. But on a deeper level, the (super funny) episode was about how the two men are both severely damaged. And the question of how far you can trust yourself, much less your friends. » 10/15/14 8:30am Wednesday 8:30am