What Comic Characters Would Benefit From Changing Their Ethnicity?

Greetings, mail minions! Let's just get right into it, because today I'm tackling the tough questions and big topics! Race! The Ant-Man trailer! 3) Star Wars minutia! And Spider-Woman's boobs! (As opposed to her butt, thank goodness.) It's something for everybody! » 1/07/15 10:00am 1/07/15 10:00am

Cowboy Bebop Finally Hits Blu-Ray, Here's A Trailer And Details

All right, space cowboys. Start saving your woolongs, because the Cowboy Bebop anime series finally comes to Blu-ray on December 16th, courtesy of Funimation. There's a limited edition which comes with special packaging, a display easel, some art cards and more, but here's the lengthy list of extras both version… » 10/28/14 2:20pm 10/28/14 2:20pm

Space Dandy, from the creator of Cowboy Bebop, coming to Adult Swim!

We're beyond excited about Space Dandy, a brand new anime from the folks who brought you Cowboy Bebop and Fullmetal Alchemist. And now, this new teaser trailer reveals it's coming to Adult Swim's Toonami... in January! » 12/02/13 10:50am 12/02/13 10:50am

The Most Brutal Endings of Science Fiction and Fantasy TV Shows

Last night, Breaking Bad broke us once and for all, with a fitting ending that gave us tons of closure. But many of our favorite TV shows have straight-up kicked us in the teeth on their way out. Here are the most brutal series finales of science fiction and fantasy TV shows. » 9/30/13 1:10pm 9/30/13 1:10pm

We can't wait for Space Dandy, from the creator of Cowboy Bebop

We've got a long wait for Guardians of the Galaxy. There's no Stainless Steel Rat movie. But luckily, to fill the gap, there's Shinichiro Watanabe's Space Dandy, the new anime series debuting in early 2014. » 9/01/13 7:21am 9/01/13 7:21am

Cowboy Bebop is finally coming to Blu-ray in North America

Dear anime fans who have been waiting for a truly HD version of the Cowboy Bebop: Your wait is almost over. At Otakon this past weekend, Funimation announced they "rescued" over a dozen Bandai Entertainment titles, and will finally be releasing a Blu-ray version of Bebop in America next year. » 8/12/13 8:25am 8/12/13 8:25am

The 20 Most Epic Beards and Mustaches in the Multiverse

They say the truest test of a man is his ability to grow and maintain facial hair. Admittedly, I have no idea who "they" are in this instance, but its obvious why they're preoccupied with what happens above and below a man's lips — it can make the difference between shame and dignity, between class and boorishness,… » 4/01/13 12:00pm 4/01/13 12:00pm

10 Most Epic Love Stories in All of Science Fiction

Science fiction gives us space wars and robot uprisings, but there's nothing as huge and awesome as a love story that spans star systems or timelines. Here's our list of the top 10 greatest romances in science fiction. » 9/04/12 10:07am 9/04/12 10:07am

The 10 Most Epic Last Stands in Science Fiction and Fantasy

If you're a fictional character, death can arrive rather swiftly and creatively. It's your job to go out like an absolute champ so that non-fictional readers and audiences remember your passing and holler your praises on the internet. Here are ten times science fiction and fantasy heroes lost their lives with panache. » 6/06/12 12:15pm 6/06/12 12:15pm

10 Great Love/Hate Relationships from Science Fiction and Fantasy

One reason we're addicted to science fiction and fantasy: the characters and their weird, conflicted relationships. And there's nothing more addictive than characters who can't decide whether to kill each other or run away together. Friends who sometimes hate each other, or enemies who secretly admire each other. » 1/03/12 10:00am 1/03/12 10:00am

10 Coolest Death Scenes in Science Fiction History

It's never great to watch a beloved science fiction hero die - but sometimes a memorable heroic death can help turn a science fiction story into a real epic. And some science fiction characters are unforgettable and bad-ass precisely because they died in a memorable way. » 9/29/11 10:11am 9/29/11 10:11am

Victorian paper silhouettes of famous (and infamous) scifi characters

For his "Paper Cuts" series, designer Olly Moss created 19th century paper cutouts of some of speculative fiction's most esteemed heroes and villains. Here's a dozen or so characters done up as old timey portraits. » 5/30/11 8:00am 5/30/11 8:00am

10 Greatest Superhero Dogs!

Man's best friend can be heroic. They can lead the blind, find explosives and rescue people. But as heroic as dogs can be, they're not superheroic. But some dogs go further, using amazing superpowers and rocking awesome capes. » 5/24/11 10:00am 5/24/11 10:00am

10 Coolest Bounty Hunters in the Galaxy

Bounty hunters are the ultimate anti-heroes. They're tough as titanium and hard to kill, and they can find anyone, no matter how much you try and hide. Their only loyalty is to whoever can afford their services. » 5/05/11 10:00am 5/05/11 10:00am

The most iconic, stylish, and just plain wacky opening credits on…

A good opening credit sequence can be more memorable than the TV program it introduces. Luckily, science fiction shows are rife with sleek, quirky, and flat-out bizarre show intros. Here are over 30 of the best. » 1/24/11 8:40am 1/24/11 8:40am

12 Fictional Glasses That Would Give Lady Gaga a Run for Her Money

Lady Gaga is bringing futuristic video screen glasses to the world, but movies and television have already expanded our eyewear horizons. Here are a dozen specs, lenses and goggles with powers that go far beyond video play » 1/07/11 3:49pm 1/07/11 3:49pm

Fan video proves that every anime show has the same opening credits

To highlight the fact that almost all anime shows start the same way, Derek Lieu has smushed 93 anime openings into less than five minutes. I want to stare wistfully into the sunset while walking in slow-mo with Golgo 13. » 11/27/10 10:30am 11/27/10 10:30am

The first two castmembers for J.J. Abrams's Super 8, plus new promo…

We finally learn something about J.J. Abrams's top secret movie project, with two great actors cast. There are new videos and photos out for Fringe, The Walking Dead, Supernatural, Smallville, Caprica, The Sarah Jane Adventures, and so much more! Spoiler-ha! » 9/20/10 6:00am 9/20/10 6:00am

The top 20 essential science fiction TV shows

Science fiction has ruled television for over 50 years, but some shows have brightened our screens and supercharged our brains more than others. Here are the 20 science fiction shows that everybody interested in the genre should see. » 8/26/10 12:49pm 8/26/10 12:49pm

10 Characters/Things You Might Not Know Were Cyborgs

Cyborgs are everywhere in science fiction — including some that nobody ever thinks of as cyborgs. Many of your favorite heroes — and spaceships! — have biological and mechanical components. Here's a list of the cyborgs you might not remember. » 5/04/10 5:30pm 5/04/10 5:30pm