These Art Books From Sweden's Suburban Dystopia Deserve Your Support

Here at io9, we’re huge fans of Simon Stålenhag’s artwork, paintings from an alternate Sweden where familiar landscapes, fashions, and vehicles stand against ominous power plants, futuristic robots, and the occasional dinosaur. And there’s currently a crowdfunding campaign for two art books featuring Stålenhag’s… » 5/26/15 6:00pm 5/26/15 6:00pm

A Twisted Comic About A Space Colony Where Medical Experiments Are Holy

Upcoming comic anthology New World is all about civilizations clashing, and clash they do in this comic from the book, written by Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal’s Zach Weinersmith and illustrated by O Human Star’s Blue Delliquanti, where a man visits in isolated space colony founded on an unusual belief. » 5/19/15 12:00pm 5/19/15 12:00pm

Like Marty, a Back to the Future Documentary Will Arrive in October 2015


Back In Time, a documentary that started life as a small film about Back to the Future from the point of view of the Delorean, has expanded far beyond its original brief. Just from the trailer you can see just how perfect a celebration of the thirtieth anniversary of Back to the Future the documentary is. » 3/11/15 2:30am 3/11/15 2:30am

Crowdfund An A-To-Z Of Dungeon Monsters, Robot Western Comics, And More!

A customisable index of monsters for tabletop RPGs and a cool sci-fi western comic series lead the charge on this week's look at all things crowdfunded, but that's not all there is - Detective tales set in a Lovecraftian universe, family friendly games about colonising Mars, and short fiction anthologies await! » 2/20/15 2:40pm 2/20/15 2:40pm

12 Successful Kickstarters That Never Delivered

All is not right in the world of crowdfunding. For every massive critical success like Shovel Knight or Divinity: Original Sin, there are numerous games or game-related projects that disappoint, under-deliver, or, as has become scarily common, take people's money and never make what they promised in the first place. » 2/20/15 1:30pm 2/20/15 1:30pm

Crowdfund The Fight For Space, Preserving Sci-Fi Classics, And More!

It's your last chance to fund a documentary looking at the economic and cultural impact of the Space Program, but it's not all that's in this latest roundup - there's the preservation of classic science fiction novels, the expansion for R. A. Salvatore's latest RPG, and the new adventures of Jill Trent, Science Sleuth! » 1/30/15 6:49pm 1/30/15 6:49pm

Crowdfund An RPG Set In Ancient Egypt, Apocalyptic Pony Toys And More!

It's an eclectic mix of goodness in this week's look at all things Crowdfunding. We've got a ridiculously cool looking boardgame based on Conan The Barbarian, the continuation of the original Star Trek through fan films, and a pen and paper RPG with what is possibly my favourite name for anything ever. » 1/23/15 4:34pm 1/23/15 4:34pm

Crowdfund Queer Science Fiction, The Cones Of Dunshire And More!

This week's look at all things Crowdfunding is a humdinger. We've got Lightspeed Magazine's all-queer-creator special, 80's clothing nostalgia, the mother of all Lord of the Rings/The Hobbit viewing parties, and yes: Parks and Recreation's absurdly complex (and totally awesome) board game. Let's check it out! » 1/16/15 1:15pm 1/16/15 1:15pm

Crowdfund Speculative Fiction Anthologies, Cool Fantasy Comics And More!

There's a bit of a literary bent to our look at all things crowdfunding this week - there's a collection of an awesome supernatural webcomic, a look back at action figure marketing in the 80's, an anthology of speculative fiction, and a new book from the creator of The Perry Bible Fellowship. Let's dig in! » 12/05/14 5:10pm 12/05/14 5:10pm

Crowdfund Nosferatu Remixed, Iron Sky 2, and more!

Those crazy spacefaring Nazis are back, and they've brought Dinosaurs with them! But that's not all in our latest look at all things cool in Crowdfunding - there's amazing sci-fi/fantasy comics, the revival of one of the most iconic Horror movies ever, and Roddy Piper fighting Cthulhu. Of course he is. » 11/28/14 7:52pm 11/28/14 7:52pm