In the future, your gun will talk to you — and it’ll be kind of an asshole. That's assuming the future ends up like Adam Egypt Mortimer and Darick (Transmetropolitan) Robertson’s fantastic new scifi comic Ballistic, coming out next Wednesday from Black Mask. Check out our five-page preview, then stay tuned as Mortimer… »
From September 28-30, Las Vegas will be the host to MorrisonCon, a three-day comics and culture convention curated by none other than author Grant Morrison. Morrison — who's scripted such acclaimed comics as The Invisibles, We3, and Flex Mentallo — has not only assembled an impressive roster of comic talent, he's also… »
Comic Con is the pop culture Thunderdome. Every year, studios bring dozens of their massively expensive properties to the San Diego Convention Center, and only some will emerge with victory. Comic Con can't make or break a project — but it can generate tons of buzz, which is a priceless commodity. So which movies and… »
In artist Jamie McKelvie and author Kieron Gillen's Image Comics series Phonogram, a group of British magicians draw their supernatural powers from pop music LPs ranging from Pulp to Robyn to Dexys Midnight Runners. It's a sleek and clever comic with two volumes — Rue Britannia and The Singles Club — and has also been… »
It's Badass Fantasy Day at io9! But before we kick the festivities off, what makes a fantasy tale demonstrably badass? »
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Date: 1998 - 2004 (reprinting material from 1997 - 2003).
Vitals: In a familiar cyberpunk dystopian future… »