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

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

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

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

io9 Analyzes Three Leaked Scripts for Watchmen

While Director Zack Snyder is working away feverishly to complete his live-action adaptation of Alan Moore's seminal Watchmen graphic novel, we decided to take a look at the three versions of the film's script floating around on the etherwebs. This project has had several stalled-out development attempts since 1986,… » 1/03/08 10:45am 1/03/08 10:45am