Could the unaired Locke and Key pilot kill the new movie?

We loved the unaired pilot for the TV show based on Joe Hill's comic Locke and Key, but now its existence could be preventing us from getting the recently announced Locke and Key movie. Apparently the film studio, Universal, is worried the pilot could be released just in time to steal the movie's thunder. » 11/19/13 10:40am 11/19/13 10:40am

All the books getting turned into movies & TV shows over the next year

This year is all about the book adaptation. Game of Thrones, Warm Bodies, Beautiful Creatures and World War Z (sort of) were all books first! So here is our extensive guide to just about every movie and TV series turning your favorite book into a live-action wonder. Get out your reading lists so you too can say "the… » 7/04/13 12:00pm 7/04/13 12:00pm

Locke & Key is FINALLY getting made into a movie

Mark Romanek's TV translation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's fantastic comic Locke & Key died before it could ever air. Which is a shame, because the pilot was bloody beautiful. But it sounds like the comic may resurrect in a different form: as a movie. » 6/20/13 11:41am 6/20/13 11:41am

All the Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Are Coming in …

This year's science fiction books are going to rock. John Scalzi returns to the Old Man's War universe, there's a brand new Neil Gaiman novel, and Stephen King's long-awaited sequel to The Shining. Plus brand new books from Austin Grossman, Nalo Hopkinson, Christopher Priest, Diana Gabaldon, Robert J. Sawyer, Joe… » 1/09/13 2:40pm 1/09/13 2:40pm

Moebius, angry trucks, and the B.P.R.D. invade comic books on Wednesday

Happy Valentine's Day, kiddos! For those of you who hate this 24-hour celebration of doilies and copulation, rejoice in the fact that absolutely nothing Valentine-themed is hitting the comic book stands tomorrow! Yay! Let's see what's in store for your hungry eyes. » 2/14/12 9:25am 2/14/12 9:25am

Read a five-page preview of Locke & Key: The Guide To The Known Keys!

Courtesy of IDW Publishing, here's an exclusive sneak peek of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez's Locke & Key: The Guide To The Known Keys, a one-issue rundown of the series' many powerful keys and a heart-rending story set in the early 1900s. The issue's out tomorrow (11/9), and here's a synopsis courtesy of IDW: » 11/08/11 1:55pm 11/08/11 1:55pm

io9 Book Club Reminder: Meeting 10/25 to discuss Joe Hill's Horns

The io9 Book Club meets once per month to discuss a book, and then the author usually joins us for a chat. In October, we're meeting on the 25th to discuss Joe Hill's Horns. Watch for a post that day announcing the book club, and jump into comments for discussion! There's still time to read the book, too. » 10/12/11 11:20am 10/12/11 11:20am

Can Comic-Con save the Locke and Key TV show? The comic's creators sure …

Friday morning at Comic-Con, the pilot episode of the supernatural horror show Locke and Keywhich was not picked up by Fox for the fall season — will be screened to the public for the first time. On the eve of its unveiling, io9 caught up with series writer Joe Hill and illustrator Gabriel Rodriguez about all the… » 7/21/11 8:15pm 7/21/11 8:15pm

Things get very strange in the Marvel Universe this Wednesday

What's up with this week's comic haul? New Batman , Shadowland, and Locke and Key! Also, the second installment of Marvel's Strange Tales anthology is out! This comic features a ton of indie creators reinterpreting merry Marvel weirdness. » 10/12/10 9:15am 10/12/10 9:15am

Guy Gardner, Harry Potter knock-offs, and Stephen King's son run comics …

What's on the stands this Wednesday? The strongarm police tactics of everyone's favorite mushroom-coiffed space cop, urban fantasy starring a man-boy wizard, and a new installment of Joe Hill's acclaimed supernatural thriller Locke & Key. » 8/10/10 9:10am 8/10/10 9:10am