11 Things Mad Scientists Should Never Do

Being a scientist is hard work, but being a mad scientist is even harder. There are so many additional dangers, and you can rarely even recognize them, because, you know, you’re mad and all. I highly recommend all mad scientists tape these 11 “don’ts” on their fridge or hunchbacked assistant, whichever they see most. » 5/06/13 10:05am 5/06/13 10:05am

10 Times Doctor Doom's Dignity Went Down The Toilet

When it comes to supervillain class, nobody beats the Fantastic Four's arch-nemesis Doctor Doom. But despite his impervious metal suit and weapons-grade haughtiness, Doom has been knocked down a peg more times than he'd like to admit. Here are 10 of the Latverian dictator-for-life's most embarrassing moments — they… » 4/04/12 11:30am 4/04/12 11:30am

In the new Conan The Barbarian comic, the Cimmerian takes to the seas…

At the New York Comic Con, io9 spoke with author Brian Wood (DMZ, Northlanders) and illustrator Becky Cloonan (Demo, American Virgin) about their new Conan The Barbarian series for Dark Horse Comics. The animated duo told io9 about their various upcoming projects (and elaborated on the creative hurdles one encounters… » 10/18/11 2:00pm 10/18/11 2:00pm

How to Travel Through Time in Nine Easy Steps

Everyone wants a personal time travel device, but with so many different devices to choose from, how do you make a well-informed decision? Everyone knows about Doc Brown's Delorean, the Doctor's TARDIS, and H.G. Wells' contrapulation, but what about some of the other time time travel gizmos? We walk you through the… » 2/07/08 11:35am 2/07/08 11:35am