Star Trek fans have been curious for years about the Battle of Axanar, the decisive turning point in the war against the Klingon Empire. And now, a new unofficial movie will show what really happened at Axanar, and how Captain Garth triumphed. Here’s your first image from Star Trek: Axanar, exclusively at io9! »
We love Kate Beaton’s comics, whether she’s spoofing Canadian history, sexifying Batman, or recalling her time working at a mining site. Now she’s coming out with a picture book about a young warrior princess who longs for a noble steed — and instead gets a short, pudgy, and rather flatulent pony.
Want a first look at the graphic novel that everybody’s going to be raving about soon? Here are a bunch of exclusive preview pages from The Divine, a new magical realist comic from the guys who brought you Waltz With Bashir, The Realist, and some gorgeous New Yorker covers.
One of the things we’ve always wanted from a Terminator movie is a longer, more insane look at the future war between humans and Skynet. And now, it looks like it’s on. Check out some exclusive concept art of the weapons of the future war for survival — including the Violet Cleaver and the Reaper.
Last month, Heavy Metal magazine announced it would be bringing color versions of Jack Kirby’s iconic Lord of Light (and later Operation Argo) art to print the very first time. Before that happens though, io9 is proud to reveal some of the images — as well as how you can get your hands on prints of it at SDCC this… »
Seriously — this is the angelic flamethrower throwdown that we’ve always wanted to have taped to the ceiling right over our beds. Check out an exclusive look at some new promo art for Dominion season two! »
Arnold Schwarzenegger has been playing the Terminator for over 30 years now. But he’s clearly still having fun with the role. Just check out our exclusive featurette on the making of Terminator Genisys — including a collection of the T-800’s craziest moments in this movie. »
Chappie, the childlike super-genius robot, is the best thing about Chappie, the movie. And a large part of that is due to Sharlto Copley’s insane performance, done via motion capture. We’ve got an exclusive clip from the movie’s DVD featurettes that shows how Copley created the character. »
The Doctor fights monsters all the time on Doctor Who — but in Titan’s San Diego Comic-Con 2015 special, he’s monster hunting at the biggest nerd event of the year. io9 has the exclusive first details, as well as some gorgeous covers and a few Who toys making their debut at the con! »
Jurassic World, out tomorrow, is getting praise for its awesome dinosaur action. But it’s also getting a lot of criticism for its characters, especially the way it handles Bryce Dallas Howard. We talked to director Colin Trevorrow about how to make a monster movie in the Age of Sharktopus.
We have to wait until next March to see Batman v. Superman in theaters — but luckily, today sees the release on DVD of Axel Braun’s latest porn parody, Batman Vs. Superman XXX. We’ve got an exclusive safe-for-work clip, which actually makes this look like a pretty decent fan film. »
The much-anticipated adaptation of Susannah Clarke’s Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell is finally coming to US shores this weekend. But how hard was it to bring this Regency world of magic and moral ambiguity to television? We sat down with series writer Peter Harness to learn more about making Strange & Norrell. »
Tor.com has been publishing short fiction on its website for years, but now Tor’s online publisher is moving into books in a big way, with short novels. And we’ve got the first look at their four launch titles. Nnedi Okorafor goes into space! Paul Cornell writes witches! And more! Check out the covers and synopses… »
The third and final comic prequel ahead of Honor Harrington’s return to comics is here — but this week, it’s all about Honor’s faithful companion, Nimitz the Treecat. io9 is proud to present the finale of Facets of Honor, The Deep Woods! »
We’ve got the exclusive cover reveal for the the wildly wonderful, soon-to-be released Steven Universe guidebook. Plus, we take an in-depth look at the world of the Crystal Gems straight from Steven Universe creator Rebecca Sugar herself.
Any day where you get to see John Rhys-Davies (Sliders, Lord of the Rings, Indiana Jones) do his thing is already a good day. So here’s a deleted scene from the new movie Time Lapse, which is coming out on VOD, iTunes and select theaters on Friday, in which the man himself creates a camera that sees the future. »
Captain Honor Harrington returns to comic books next month — but before she does, a team of female creatives is bringing the character life through a series of short prequel comics. io9 is proud to exclusively unveil the second story in Facets of Honor, Mended! »
Black Widow’s rise to badassery arguably began in 2004, when Richard K. Morgan wrote a miniseries that revamped her backstory and gave her a much stronger inner life. And now that we’re all talking about Black Widow in the wake of Avengers: Age of Ultron, Morgan has some thoughts about how to achieve her full… »
David Weber’s interstellar Naval officer Honor Harrington is coming back to comic books next month — but before that, a team of female creatives is coming together to write three prequel webcomics starring Honor. io9 is proud to exclusively unveil Facet of Honor’s first story, Cubs! »