Read An Exclusive Chapter Of Catherynne M. Valente's New Fairyland Book!

Catherynne M. Valente's Fairyland series has captured the imaginations of kids and perspicacious adults alike — and now, the fourth volume in the series, The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, is coming out in March. But no need to wait — we've got an exclusive excerpt, in which a troll becomes a boy. » 1/26/15 10:43am Monday 10:43am

Scott McCloud's Graphic Novel The Sculptor Is Amazing. See For Yourself!

Scott McCloud is a legend in comics, both for his series like Zot! and for his books like Understanding Comics. And now, his long-awaited graphic novel, The Sculptor, comes out on Feb. 3. We've got some exclusive preview pages — you're going to want to click the little magnifying glass to enlarge these. » 1/26/15 8:30am Monday 8:30am

The Inside Scoop On The Movie Version Of YA Book Classic House Of Stairs

House of Stairs by William Sleator is an intense, dark story, and it would make a fantastic movie. So it's fantastic news that a House of Stairs movie is in the pipeline, with a goal of starting production in September or October. We talked to a producer and got the inside scoop on the film. » 1/23/15 12:30pm 1/23/15 12:30pm

First Peek At Weird Al Yankovic As The Adventure Time Game's Evil Wizard

We can pretty much never get too much of Adventure Time, the cartoon show about a boy and a mutant dog in a cute/crazy post-apocalyptic world. So we're chuffed to feature an exclusive first look at the villain of the next Adventure Time game — the Doodle Wizard, voiced by "Weird" Al Yankovic. » 1/19/15 6:30am 1/19/15 6:30am

Get a Sneak Peek at The Librarians Finale With Actor John Kim

As you can see from this exclusive clip from the first part of Sunday's two-part finale, The Librarians is already one of the most charming shows on television. In advance of the epic finale, we talked to star John Kim (Ezekiel Jones) about what's next for the crew, Ezekiel's superpower, and the ad-libbing prowess of… » 1/16/15 4:30am 1/16/15 4:30am

What The 12 Monkeys Showrunner Learned From Writing For Terminator: SCC

Creating a TV show based on 12 Monkeys is a daunting prospect. There's the closed-ended movie storyline, plus all that twisty time-travel. Luckily, the showrunner of 12 Monkeys, Natalie Chaidez, was a writer for Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles. She tells io9 what lessons from Terminator she brought to Monkeys. » 1/15/15 11:00am 1/15/15 11:00am

Forget Skynet: How Person Of Interest Depicts A Realistic A.I. Uprising

Tons of science fiction stories have shown artificial intelligence turning against us — but Person of Interest has broken new ground in showing an A.I. takeover that most people don't even know is happening. Creators Jonathan Nolan and Greg Plageman tell io9 why their show's take on A.I. revolt is subtler than Skynet. » 1/13/15 1:19pm 1/13/15 1:19pm

Exclusive Vice Clip: Thomas Jane's Answer To The Voight-Kampff Test

In Vice, Thomas Jane plays a cop who's investigating a resort where androids have gone wild. And as this exclusive clip from the movie shows, he doesn't need to ask any questions about turtles to spot a rogue android. He just asks if he can "imprint" you. The results are pretty entertaining. » 1/08/15 12:19pm 1/08/15 12:19pm

How Predesination's Sarah Snook Tackled The Weirdest Love Story Ever

Sarah Snook is winning raves for her intense performance in the time-travel thriller Predestination. And if you've read the Heinlein story it's based on, "All You Zombies," you'll know how tough her role is. We talked to Snook about dealing with paradoxes — and relationships — that would make your head explode. » 1/08/15 11:30am 1/08/15 11:30am

Exclusive Clip Of The Zombie Monkey Horde From REC 4: Apocalypse 

This is it: it's the very last REC movie in the long line of insane zombie REC movies. And to celebrate the long journey, this horror franchise has moved from a little apartment filmed in night vision to a full freaking apocalypse. We give you an exclusive look at REC 4: Apocalypse's ZOMBIE MONKEYS. » 1/07/15 2:47pm 1/07/15 2:47pm

Watch Person Of Interest's Crew Go Inside The Brains Of Wall Street

Lately, Person of Interest has been serving up trenchant commentary about the ways that computers rule our lives, thanks to its story of clashing A.I.s. But tomorrow night's episode is going to go even deeper into our computer dependence — just watch this exclusive clip, where we go inside the real brains of Wall St. » 1/05/15 4:12pm 1/05/15 4:12pm

Brandon Sanderson Explains Why Superhero Books Are So Hard To Get Right

As the proud father of three boys ages seven and under, our household is a goldmine of improvised superhero costumes. Along with the quintessential blanket as a cape, I regularly encounter oven mitts as Hulk fists, boxes (sometimes with eyeholes, sometimes not) as helmets, and cardboard tubes over the hands to… » 12/31/14 7:30am 12/31/14 7:30am

TV's Weirdest Comedy, Danger 5, Just Got Weirder. Here's A Sneak Peek!

Danger 5, the Australian spy comedy series, is so weird that it's kind of hard to describe. It's like a long disjointed dream sequence, in which superspies fight Nazi dinosaurs, and when someone dies, they recite a drink recipe. And season two is way, way more bizarre — just see our exclusive sneak peek! » 12/29/14 12:00pm 12/29/14 12:00pm

Here's A Supercut Of The 1970s Incredible Hulk Being Sad And Lonely

We loved the classic Incredible Hulk TV series for so many reasons — but one of the main factors was the beautiful sorrow of the green berserker who is all alone because nobody understands him. We're excited to premiere this supercut of all the best "lonely Hulk" scenes, featuring Bill Bixby and Lou Ferrigno in pain. » 12/22/14 9:40am 12/22/14 9:40am

Amy Acker Tells Us The Big Question Of Person Of Interest Season 4

Person of Interest just ended its fall season with a hell of a cliffhanger. What happens next? We won't know until January 6, when the next episode airs. But Amy Acker, who plays Root, tells us that episode was their most challenging to film. And she also tells us the big question that lies beneath the show's fourth… » 12/19/14 10:55am 12/19/14 10:55am

See The Misfits' New Look In Exclusive Jem & The Holograms Cover Reveal

We are beyond thrilled that Kelly Thompson is writing the comic book adaptation of the beloved 1980s cartoon Jem and the Holograms. We're debuting the second comic cover featuring the rocking Misfits, and chatted with Thompson and series artist Ross Campbell about how they've updated the outrageous Jem. » 12/17/14 12:00pm 12/17/14 12:00pm