Once Upon a Time is doing a sequel to its graphic novel Shadow of the Queen. The sequel, due out in April 14, 2015, will be called The Darkest Past and will have "four never-before-told stories of fan favorite characters." [Bleeding Cool] » 12/24/14 3:00am 12/24/14 3:00am

Neil Gaiman's Hansel & Gretel Graphic Novel To Be Turned Into A Movie

Neil Gaiman's latest book is so good it's already being turned into a film, and it's not even out yet. Together with illustrator Lorenzo Mattotti, Gaiman has turned the fairy tale classic Hansel and Gretel into a graphic novel, and now Hollywood is turning that into a movie. » 9/04/14 7:20am 9/04/14 7:20am

Darren Aronofsky's graphic novel gives Noah a total Thor makeover

Darren Aronofsky's Noah is getting a graphic novel tie-in. Because that is what we do with movies now. However, the first ever art from this project appears to have replaced Noah with Thor. » 12/24/13 9:30am 12/24/13 9:30am

Is David Fincher's Black Hole movie back on?

With the financial success of World War Z and 12 Years a Slave getting all the critical buzz, Brad Pitt's studio Plan B now has oodles of cash and a lot of leg room to get the rest of their slate done. And gloryosky, that could mean the return of David Fincher's adaptation of the fantastic graphic novel Black Hole. » 10/03/13 3:37pm 10/03/13 3:37pm

Is Disney's Space Mountain comic a primer for their next franchise?

Disney is rolling out their very first graphic novel, titled and inspired by the beloved Tomorrowland ride Space Mountain. Penned by Bryan Q. Miller and drawn by Kelley Jones, take a look at the very first images of the "real-life" Space Mountain. Which, honestly, is nothing like we expected. » 8/07/13 9:40am 8/07/13 9:40am

Y: The Last Man movie might actually get made!

The long awaited Y: The Last Man movie adaptation is as "close as it's ever been" to happening. Which fills us all with excitement and dread. Please be good. Please be good. » 6/17/13 10:59am 6/17/13 10:59am

Intense graphic novel about insects is like Dr. Seuss meets Darwin

The gorgeously illustrated book Salsa Invertebraxa, by Paul "Mozchops" Phippen, is like nothing you've ever seen before. Written in crazy, Dr. Seuss-style rhyme, it's the half-fantasy, half-hard science story of a jungle full of insects who will do anything to survive. Including go to war. » 4/16/13 1:00pm 4/16/13 1:00pm

Sailor Twain: The Haunting Tale of the Hudson River Mermaid

David Foster Wallace once wrote that "Every love story is a ghost story." Which sounds awfully pretentious, until you come across a book like Mark Siegel's graphic novel Sailor Twain, or The Mermaid in the Hudson and you realize just how intertwined the two genres really can be. It's a tale of lust, desire and lost… » 10/02/12 7:00am 10/02/12 7:00am

Joe Cornish's Rust is aiming to be the next E.T.

We're exceptionally excited that Attack The Block director Joe Cornish has signed on to adapted Royden Lepp's jetpack graphic novel Rust! But what sort of movie will Rust be? We cornered producer Simon Kinberg at Comic Con, and asked him. » 7/20/12 12:31pm 7/20/12 12:31pm

The Departed screenwriter penning Sin City 2

Could Sin City 2 finally happen? Is the world ready for another hyper-sexual, ultra-violent female exploitation flick from the fap rolodex that is Frank Miller's mind? Well... maybe with The Departed's writer penning it, yeah. » 8/29/11 10:40am 8/29/11 10:40am

How "The Hunger Games" might look as a comic

Now that Suzanne Collins' Hunger Games trilogy has come to a close, could we get a graphic novel adaptation? Cartoonist Faith Erin Hicks gives us a taste of what a comic Hunger Games might look like. » 8/28/10 9:15am 8/28/10 9:15am

Last Man Standing: Killbook of a Bounty Hunter gets a movie deal

We've been following artist Dan LuVisi since we uncovered his gorgeous concept art for the World War Z movie. And now his graphic novel project Last Man Standing, set 600 years in the future, is getting a movie deal! » 8/12/10 7:00am 8/12/10 7:00am

New Tron Director's Lone-Alien-Hunter Film In The Works

Tron Legacy director Joseph Kosinski's novel Oblivion is getting its own movie adaptation. So hopefully if Tron is a success, we'll get to see the story about a soldier on a solo mission to wipe out an alien race. » 7/30/09 4:20pm 7/30/09 4:20pm

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies Gets Graphic

Seth Grahame-Smith's mash-up of Jane Austin's novel of manners with a zombie plague is about to get a comics treatment. Del Rey has announced that writer Tony Lee and artist Cliff Richards will adapt Pride and Prejudice and Zombies as a graphic novel, so we'll finally get to see precisely how one practices the Deadly… » 7/30/09 12:08pm 7/30/09 12:08pm

Will The Surrogates Be The Next Blade Runner?

Surrogates » 11/11/08 1:00pm 11/11/08 1:00pm, the Bruce Willis cyber-avatar movie coming next fall, is "cool and sort of -ish," says producer Elizabeth Banks, star of . And the tale of a future where people stay home and their robot "surrogates" go out into the world could actually turn into a trilogy. Graphic novel writer Robert Vendetti is working…

Cultural References You Need to Know Before Experiencing Watchmen

Zack Snyder's adaptation of Watchmen » 10/09/08 8:00am 10/09/08 8:00am will attempt to simulate the look and detailed feel of the graphic novel, but where did that look and feel originate? The multilayered original comic book by Alan Moore and collaborator Dave Gibbons is packed with references to everything from British scifi TV to Mayan death gods.…

Disney Back In The Monster Business

Disney has bought the movie rights to Monster Attack Network » 8/04/08 9:30am 8/04/08 9:30am, a graphic novel published by AIT/Planet Lar. The book follows a team of giant monster wranglers on the Pacific Island of Lapuatu, who are doing fine until big business shows up and ruins everything. The graphic novel was written by Marc Bernardin and Adam…

io9 Talks to Jason McNamara About Martian Outlaws and Pop Culture Gods

In the year 3535, Mars is in pretty bad shape. Its proud past as a vacation spot for the rich and famous long forgotten, stripped of its natural resources, the red planet has become a home for - as Cher would say - gypsies, tramps and thieves who think that our pop culture is their real history. That's the background… » 5/09/08 10:00am 5/09/08 10:00am

David Fincher Catches Mutant STD From Charles Burns

Director David Fincher is going to direct Charles Burns' graphic novel Black Hole, based on a screenplay by Neil Gaiman and Roger Avary, which is a creepy quartet in itself. If you haven't picked it up by now, Burns' black-ink heavy story deals with a group of teenagers who catch a bizarre STD called The Bug, which… » 2/21/08 11:00am 2/21/08 11:00am

"Public Domain" Now Public Domain

Graphic novel Channel Zero was a turn-of-the-millennium, visually-groundbreaking entry in the "corporate-dystopian America" genre, winning awards and making a name for its creator, writer/designer Brian Wood. Such was its success that a collection of sketches, mini-comics and preparatory design work for the graphic… » 1/31/08 9:30am 1/31/08 9:30am