Which DC Comics Characters Are Hinted at In the New Flash Poster?

A new Gotham location is spotted on the Batman v. Superman set. A producer speculates on how old Harvey Dent would be on Gotham. Check out an Interstellar trailer. More about American Horror Story: Freak Show. Plus, what's the relationship between Marvel's Netflix series and the movies? Spoilers now! » 8/27/14 6:00am Yesterday 6:00am

New Game Of Thrones VFX Reel Shows How The World Of Westeros Is Made

These Game of Thrones VFX demo reels never get old for me. This time it's a compilation and breakdown of Rodeo FX's work, who helped create many of the show's greatest locations and landscapes, and best of all, made them virtually seamless with reality — always the hallmark of the finest special effects. » 8/26/14 12:20pm Tuesday 12:20pm

George R.R. Martin Explains Why There's No Gay Sex In His Novels

One of the most noticeable differences between George R.R. Martin's books and the Game of Thrones television adaptation was the fact that the latter features fairly explicit homosexuality, especially between Loras and Renly. Talking to the Edinburgh Book Festival, Martin explained why he left that out of the books. » 8/12/14 4:00pm 8/12/14 4:00pm

Valar Morghulis: A Statistical Guide To Deaths In Game Of Thrones


The famously grisly mortality rates of Game of Thrones are plenty fascinating enough on their own, and have infuriated viewers and readers alike for years now. It's a big part of the charm. But it's almost equally compelling from a global health perspective: Precisely how bloody is this universe? How do deaths… » 8/08/14 2:37pm 8/08/14 2:37pm

George R.R. Martin Is Writing A Game Of Thrones Children's Book

Parents, you might want to find a good child therapist and put him or her on your speed-dial. George R.R. Martin is putting his fantasy skills and love of inflicting trauma on readers to use on a children's book titled The Ice Dragon, a tale set in Westeros, and illustrated by the amazing Luis Royo. » 8/01/14 11:45am 8/01/14 11:45am

What Secrets Are Hidden In The Wildlings' Costumes On Game Of Thrones?

Here's some concept art showing Sam and Gilly approaching the Wall from the North, exclusively at io9. It shows the scale and the magnificence of the Wall — and how daunting it is to climb. This comes from the book Inside HBO's Game of Thrones, and we've also got an exclusive look at the Wildling's costume designs. » 7/30/14 12:00pm 7/30/14 12:00pm

​It's Been A Bad Week For Strong Female Characters

I think I've finally discovered what caused my mysterious, unknown apocalypse. I believe the illness known as "con flu" — in which one sick person at a con basically makes every attendee sick — mutated in some way to affect everybody that even thought about Comic-Con this week. Because I feel like shit. But not as bad… » 7/30/14 9:02am 7/30/14 9:02am

Why Bran And Arya No Longer Want To Be Rescued On Game Of Thrones

Season four of Game of Thrones contained some major departures from the books — and some of them underscored just how much Bran and Arya Stark no longer want or expect to be rescued. We caught up with Isaac Hempstead-Wright and Maisie Williams at Comic-Con, and they told us why things are only going to get murkier. » 7/29/14 9:00am 7/29/14 9:00am