Santa Doom Is Here To Spread Festive Cheer IN ALL CAPS

DOOM CARES NOT FOR CHRISTMAS. Well, I guess that's a lie, thanks to this incredible cosplay by Cash Branson - Santa Doom is coming to town, and he's got one hell of a naughty list. » 12/21/14 11:29am 12/21/14 11:29am

The Fantastic Four Reboot Is Reinventing Doctor Doom In The Worst Way

Toby Kebbell recently revealed what the new backstory is for Doctor Doom in the Fantastic Four reboot. And it's so bad, guys. It's really, really bad. Spoilers beyond this point. » 11/10/14 9:15pm 11/10/14 9:15pm

Holy crap, this Doctor Doom figure is magnificent

You'd think a Doctor Doom figure wouldn't be hard to get wrong - armour, mask, slap a cape on, done - but it's still remarkable when a Toy company manages to get Latveria's finest not just right, but pretty much perfect like 3A have. » 10/27/14 6:24pm 10/27/14 6:24pm

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

4 lesser-known members of the Fantastic Four

With a name like the Fantastic Four, you'd think the superteam would have a fairly static membership. But no, Mr. Fantastic, the Invisible Woman, the Human Torch, and the Thing frequently go on sabbatical and/or die, thus requiring awesomely ridiculous replacements. » 1/02/11 6:00pm 1/02/11 6:00pm

KISS vs. Doctor Doom is the best and/or worst comic you'll read today

In 1977, famed make-up rockers KISS teamed up with Marvel Comics to produce KISS, the only comic book in history to feature Paul Stanley psychoanalyzing Dr. Doom. Also, the comic was printed using the band's blood. Literacy, ahoy! » 12/11/10 4:30pm 12/11/10 4:30pm

7 Supervillains We Wouldn't Mind Taking Over The World (And Why)

We watch their so-called "fiendish" schemes being defeated on a regular basis, but have you ever stopped to wonder whether life would be better if the bad guy won? Here're some villains we're rooting for... and why we're doing so. » 10/10/09 12:00pm 10/10/09 12:00pm

Science Fiction's Presidents Of The 21st Century

Looking to get a jump on the history books? Science fiction already has a complete list of the men, women, and murderous aliens who occupy the White House in this bright new 21st century. » 4/04/09 4:00pm 4/04/09 4:00pm

Unfathomable And Unpleasant Comics Await You

The recession may have meant that you couldn't buy that life-size Battlestar Galactica Raptor prop, but that doesn't mean that there aren't cheaper ways to nerd out. Especially with a week of comics like this. » 1/20/09 9:00am 1/20/09 9:00am

Oh My God, They Killed Tony!

Click to view » 9/14/08 10:00am 9/14/08 10:00amApparently, Marvel Comics took the success of pretty badly, if this recently-released teaser image is anything to go by. Maybe a little badly - I mean, killing Iron Man because his movie wasn't the biggest hit of the summer? Isn't that going a little too far? While the publisher isn't saying what comic…

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