Exclusive Horror Story From The Absolutely Chilling Through The Woods

Oh holy hell—Emily Carroll's horror comic collection Through The Woods is so freaking spooky. We absolutely inhaled this book when we got it in our hands. Each little horror comic is so creepy and absolutely gorgeous. It's Scary Stories To Tell In The Dark kinds of fun. And we have an exclusive scary story excerpt… » 7/17/14 1:31pm Thursday 1:31pm

Guillermo del Toro Takes Us Inside His "Kinky" Horror Film Crimson Peak

If there's one genre we're ready for monster movie-maker Guillermo del Toro to tackle, it's gothic horror. And now he finally has in his dark, sexy horror movie Crimson Peak, which we were very lucky to sneak a peek at on the set. Here's what GDT had to say about his latest film project. » 7/17/14 11:40am Thursday 11:40am

I Origins Went To Insane Lengths To Get Its Science Right

Mike Cahill's new movie I Origins, out tomorrow, is about a molecular biologist studying the evolution of the human eye. And Cahill tells io9 he was absolutely determined to get the science right — not just having scientific advisers, but giving them headphones and planting them in front of monitors on set. » 7/17/14 10:39am Thursday 10:39am

Meet The Star-Lord In Our Exclusive Guardians Of The Galaxy's Footage

Get personal with the stunted space child of the '80s, Peter Quill (also known as Star-Lord) in this exclusive Guardians of the Galaxy featurette. The footage showcases the number one reason we're deeply excited for GOTG, Chris Pratt. And yes, he's talking about space hijinks and arguing with a CG raccoon. » 7/16/14 9:11am 7/16/14 9:11am

See Doctor Who's Tenth And Eleventh Doctors Meet Their New Companions!

The new Doctor, Peter Capaldi, takes the role in just over a month. But the saga isn't over for the Tenth and Eleventh Doctors. Titan Comics is unveiling brand new Doctor Who series, in which both David Tennant and Matt Smith's Doctors get new companions. And we've got the first exclusive preview pages! » 7/11/14 10:26am 7/11/14 10:26am

Will We Ever See A New Planet Of The Apes Movie With Stupid Humans?

Rise of the Planet of the Apes totally revived the Apes franchise into a smart drama series that pits human against ape. And now Dawn of the Planet of the Apes has taken that drama to the next level. But how far do we need to go until the humans become the dumbed-down slaves we see in the original film? We asked Dawn » 7/09/14 1:05pm 7/09/14 1:05pm

The Trailer For Gene Yang's Shadow Hero Is The New Superhero Hotness

Gene Yang blew our minds with American Born Chinese and Boxers & Saints — not to mention the Avatar: The Last Airbender comic. So we're thrilled to be able to premiere the book trailer for his new graphic novel The Shadow Hero, exclusively at io9. It's the origin story of an Asian American superhero from the 1930s. » 7/09/14 11:26am 7/09/14 11:26am

"Destruction Supervisor" On Transformers And Pacific Rim: Best Job Ever

Say what you want about the Transformers sequels: they give good mass destruction. We spoke to Industrial Light and Magic's Michael Balog, who was "destruction supervisor" on the last two Transformers movies, plus Pacific Rim. And he told us the secrets of making destruction look real. And real awesome. » 6/30/14 12:31pm 6/30/14 12:31pm