How the Runaways Movie That Never Happened Helped to Fuel Iron Man 3

Before Drew Pearce co-wrote Iron Man 3, he was working on a screenplay of Brian K. Vaughan's amazing comic The Runaways. And before that, he created the superhero sitcom No Heroics. He talked to io9 about how those projects helped lead to Iron Man 3, and also addresses Iron Man 3's most controversial twists. Maximum… »5/20/13 11:00am5/20/13 11:00am


Superhero Sitcom Won't Lose Its Powers When It Crosses The Atlantic

No Heroics, the British sitcom that proved superheroes can be just as raunchy and insecure as the rest of us, is coming to the U.S.. But ABC's version won't be a Life On Mars-style remake. Original creator Drew Pearce says he'll be involved in the new version, and it'll stay true to the U.K. version. We'll have more… »2/13/09 1:30pm2/13/09 1:30pm

Doctor Who Director Promises His Superhero Show Won’t Be “Heroes”

With the increasingly bloated cast of NBC’s Heroes »10/23/08 5:30pm10/23/08 5:30pm and a pub full of powers in , it might seem like there’s hardly room for another set of caped characters on TV. But BBC1 has given Joe Ahearne the go-ahead to pen , a show inspired by his love of Marvel comics. And the one-time director assures the viewing public…

io9 Learns About Secret History Of Superheroes From No Heroics' Creator Drew Pearce

We've told you about No Heroics before - the hilarious British sitcom that makes you realize that superheroes are just as screwed up as the rest of us, if not moreso. If you're not convinced that this should be your new favorite sitcom yet, we talked to show creator Drew Pearce about the show's history, his geek… »10/11/08 3:00pm10/11/08 3:00pm

Move Over Batman — Here's A Real Superhero Bad Boy

You know what today's superheroes need? They need to be more edgy and "bad"... as D-list superhero The Hotness explains in this awesome clip from the latest episode of British superhero sitcom No Heroics »10/07/08 5:20pm10/07/08 5:20pm. Watching the Hotness try to explain that he's a good guy, but he's also a bad boy — but he's really good at being…

Can Sex And The City And Entourage Inspire A Superhero Comedy?

Could fantastical stories save the sitcom from extinction? First the Sunny In Philadelphia »8/26/08 1:42pm8/26/08 1:42pm guys start working on a comedy called , about life on a starship between missions. And now Britain's ITV2 is launching a new sitcom about off-duty superheroes called . How long before we see an American version of this show?…