​The new Ms. Marvel is here and ready to rock your world

We've not been shy about our love of Kamala Khan, Marvel's new Ms. Marvel, teenager, Pakistani-American, Muslim, and New Jersey-ite. Indeed, we may have mentioned it here, here or here. So we're super-excited to finally get to read the first issue, written by G. Willow Wilson, and drawn by Runaways' Adrian Alphona —… » 2/04/14 2:50pm 2/04/14 2:50pm

Who's going to replace Steven Moffat as Doctor Who showrunner?

Steven Moffat's been in charge of Doctor Who's storytelling since 2010, and he's probably nearing the end of his tenure. So everybody's wondering who could take over this insanely demanding job, when the show regenerates next time. Let's break down seven prospects, in order of most likely to least likely. » 1/17/14 12:45pm 1/17/14 12:45pm

The Most Game-Changing Episodes of Babylon 5

Babylon 5 was a ground-breaking TV show in many ways — but a couple of episodes, in particular, stand out as especially influential on television as a whole. When we were preparing yesterday's roundup of the 10 TV episodes that changed television, we wanted to include an episode of Babylon 5, so we consulted Babylon 5 » 5/30/12 6:30am 5/30/12 6:30am

Everything You Need To Know About Babylon 5

It was the dawn of the third age of television, many years before networks would discover the power of long-form storytelling, when Warner Brothers helped former Murder She Wrote writer J. Michael Straczynski realize his dream to cross The Lord of the Rings with Casablanca...IN SPACE! » 1/18/12 11:40am 1/18/12 11:40am

We Warned You: Watchmen 2 is really happening.

DC Comics is really going forward with the Watchmen tie-in project that everybody's calling Watchmen 2, as we warned a while back. Bleeding Cool's inside sources tell them that Andy Kubert will draw one of four prequel miniseries, each of which tells a story about a different character from Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons' … » 12/01/11 11:48am 12/01/11 11:48am

World War Z Recruits A New Screen Writer

Not a good sign for the epic zombie war movie of our dreams. The film adaptation of Max Brooks' novel World War Z is getting another writer. J. Michael Straczynski (Babylon 5) is out, swapped for Matthew Michael Carnahan (The Kingdom). This picture just has to be hemorrhaging money by now. Folks, please save some cash… » 7/17/09 9:30am 7/17/09 9:30am

Why You Should Never Call Science Fiction "Sci Fi"

What's in a term? Apparently a lot, if this discussion from 1997's SF Vortex is anything to go by. Never mind the excitable host. Watch the debate between writers J. Michael Strazcynski, Harlan Ellison, Yvonne Fern and Herbert Solow (the man who not only developed Star Trek as a television series, but also gave Gene… » 12/01/08 3:30pm 12/01/08 3:30pm