Watching Guardians Of The Galaxy Is Like Getting Back Part Of Your Soul

Guardians of the Galaxy isn't just one of the year's best movies. It's also a really interesting experiment with form — it blends hilarious comedy, utterly sincere classic-rock corniness, and massive hold-onto-yourself cosmic adventure. The result might make you look at classic adventures a new way. NO SPOILERS… » 8/01/14 9:00am 8/01/14 9:00am

Godzilla, Gambit, and Scott Pilgrim are coming to your comic store this…

What comic debuts are out this week? First off, we have James Stokoe's Godzilla Half-Century War, which looks ridiculously good — we did an extensive preview of it on io9 last week, so click away. Marvel is also publishing a new Gambit series, which will probably lack the torrid sexual volcanism of my own private Remy… » 8/07/12 4:25pm 8/07/12 4:25pm

Legendary French artist Moebius, the man who made The Abyss, Alien, and

Today is an incredibly sad day for fans of comic books, concept art, and downright anything science fiction. Artist Jean "Moebius" Giraud, who provided some of the most stunning scifi and fantasy art ever to grace a page, has succumbed to illness at the age of 73. » 3/10/12 7:35am 3/10/12 7:35am

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In this week's comics, the Defenders and Voltron return, and Moebius…

A lot of nifty stuff is hitting the stores tomorrow, but let's just pause for a moment and reflect on the innate weirdness of Alex "Epic Realism" Ross painting Voltron. Goodness, that's bizarre. Not as weird as his League of Extraordinary Gentlemen/30 Rock mash-up, but still plum hilarious. On to the comics! » 12/06/11 9:55am 12/06/11 9:55am

Watch the restored trailer for Alejandro Jodorowsky and Moebius'…

In the 1980s, animator Pascal Blais created a trailer for an animated adaptation of Alejandro Jodorowsky and Jean "Moebius" Giraud's gonzo space opera The Incal. The project sadly never advanced beyond the trailer, but Pascal Blais Studios recently spruced up the footage for 2011 audiences. Moebius' hyper-detailed… » 11/05/11 7:35am 11/05/11 7:35am

Costume Designs and Storyboards from the Dune That Never Was

One of the great science fiction films never made is Alejandro Jodorowsky’s Dune » 11/15/08 8:00am 11/15/08 8:00am. In 1975, the playwright and director started work on an adaptation of Frank Herbert’s masterwork, which was to star the likes of Orson Welles, Salvador Dali, and Mick Jagger, use , and feature a soundtrack by Pink Floyd. Eventually the…

Blade Runner Started, And Ended, As A Comic Book

Ridley Scott's Blade Runner » 10/06/08 8:00am 10/06/08 8:00am has claimed inspiration from , but these mid-1970s panels by legendary French illustrator Jean Giraud () from his collaboration with Dan O'Bannon for are particularly evocative of the final product. Scott's artistic talents also emerge in the brilliant storyboards for the film, and…