Concept Art Writing Prompt: Sitting at the Bar with a Giant Praying…

A woman and a giant praying mantis walk into a bar...and then what? A bug and a beauty patronize the same watering hole in this week's Concept Art Writing Prompt. Will you write about cross-species strangers sharing wisdom over a stiff drink? A first date the parents won't be thrilled about? A pre-Halloween tale of… » 10/27/12 12:00pm 10/27/12 12:00pm

9 Unknowns We Want to See in the Avengers Movie

Jon Favreau may have spilled the unsurprising beans on who the movie version of Marvel's Avengers consists of, but what does he know? He may not even be making Iron Man 2: This Time, He's Rusty! We here at io9 would rather see a movie that builds around the core franchise heroes with some lesser-known names from the… » 6/26/08 12:20pm 6/26/08 12:20pm