For A Movie About People's Dark Sides, Horns Is Curiously Lightweight

In Horns, Ig Perrish grows a pair of horns, and gains a superpower that's also a terrible curse. In Joe Hill's novel, this turns into an exploration of the darkness in human nature, including misogyny and jealousy. But the new movie version, while fun, never brings enough depth to support its misanthropic premise. » 10/31/14 9:00am 10/31/14 9:00am

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

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

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