Behold The Psychedelic Glory Of Jack Kirby's Argo Art, In Color At Last

Last month, Heavy Metal magazine announced it would be bringing color versions of Jack Kirby’s iconic Lord of Light (and later Operation Argo) art to print the very first time. Before that happens though, io9 is proud to reveal some of the images — as well as how you can get your hands on prints of it at SDCC this… » 6/19/15 2:24pm 6/19/15 2:24pm

See Jack Kirby's Incredible Argo Art In Color For The First Time

Comics legend Jack Kirby is responsible for some of the most iconic comic book creations of all time, and some of it helped to smuggle six Americans out of Iran as part of Operation Argo. Now you’ll finally get a chance to see this artwork in color for the first time, courtesy of Heavy Metal’s August issue. » 5/25/15 9:30am 5/25/15 9:30am

How Will Fantastic Four Be Different from Other Comic Book Movies?

There are more comic book adaptations on the way: one movie, and two TV shows. Simon Kinberg talks the alternate 1980s in X-Men: Apocalypse. Dwayne Johnson teases Shazam yet again. Check out amazing Avengers 2 concept art. And American Horror Story adds a soap opera alum to its cast. Spoilers now! » 7/25/14 6:00am 7/25/14 6:00am

The Heavy Metal TV series to bring scifi sex 'n violence to the U.S.

With its second season almost wrapped, the 2012 French TV series Metal Hurlant Chronicles — based on the adult scifi/fantasy magazine we know as Heavy Metal — will finally premiere on the Syfy Channel this April. There's slave girls, spaceships, and guys with swords trying to take out giant robots. Interested? » 2/26/14 1:44pm 2/26/14 1:44pm

Voiceovers That Turn Into Conversations, And Weird Voiceover Spoofs

This is sort of a catch-all for two categories that didn't quite deserve their own pages: monologues that start out as a voiceover, and then turn into someone talking to the camera; and voiceovers that are just sort of demented, silly or satirical. They're both a bit different from your standard science fiction… » 12/11/12 1:27pm 12/11/12 1:27pm

Top 7 Most Metal Science Fiction Premises

Science fiction and heavy metal rub up against each other in many ways. They're both implicitly concerned with technology — metal has machine rhythms and electric instruments. They both grapple with difficult questions about human nature. And both canons include huge swathes of art that focuses on the grossest,… » 9/20/12 10:02am 9/20/12 10:02am