Prepare for Disney's John Carter of Mars movie, with the totally…

Pulp science-fiction icon John Carter of Mars has never been more colorful than in the comic-book versions written by Marv Wolfman and drawn by Howard Chaykin and others. Check out exclusive preview pages from a new collection reprinting these gems. » 12/30/10 8:30am 12/30/10 8:30am

How is writing for video games similar to writing for comics?

Marv Wolfman is a comics legend for his work on Teen Titans, Superman and many others. For a half-dozen years, he's been writing for video games, and he explains how both kinds of writing are about characters more than plot. » 8/11/10 3:30pm 8/11/10 3:30pm

The children of superheroes rise up to avenge their fallen parents

Urban fantasy novelist Kelly Meding has sold a superhero novel to Pocket Books, and she tells io9 it's inspired by the New Teen Titans and other tales of "legacy" heroes. Could superhero books be the new urban fantasy? » 5/28/10 12:30pm 5/28/10 12:30pm