Fantastic Redesigns Of Women Characters By Women Science Fiction Artists

What do women want in their women characters? Art director and Muddy Colors columnist Lauren Panepinto addresses sexism in art and what she wants creators to think about when developing female characters. Even better, she shares redesigns of popular female characters done by female science fiction and fantasy artists. » 3/05/15 12:00pm 3/05/15 12:00pm

Wonder Woman Costume Designs We'd Love To See On The Big Screen

Rumor has it that Gal Gadot's Wonder Woman will be rocking pants and jacket in Batman V. Superman: Dawn of Justice. It's a look that could work, but it's hardly the only one. After all, there are tons of fan-made Wonder Woman costume designs that could be spectacular onscreen. » 5/29/14 1:04pm 5/29/14 1:04pm

Muslim Wonder Woman redesign puts Diana in a headscarf

Artist flowercrownprincess envisions Wonder Woman as a hijab-wearing Muslim superhero, who is ready to battle evil in both armor and a headscarf. » 2/17/14 3:20pm 2/17/14 3:20pm

Sandman's Endless reimagined as superheroes

Artist Ilias Kyriazis gave the Endless from Neil Gaiman's comic Sandman a makeover fitting their home in the DC Universe, outfitting the powerful beings as mere superheroes. » 11/17/13 9:00am 11/17/13 9:00am

Yep, that redesign is back on the io9 front page

Change has happened. Again. Because this is the future. Here's what you need to know about the io9 redesign in order to stop freaking out and aiming your laser pointers at airplanes flying overhead. » 8/15/13 1:41pm 8/15/13 1:41pm

Short-haired, armored Wonder Woman is ready for battle

Artist Rahzzah gives Diana of Themyscira a warrior goddess redesign, shearing off her curly locks and outfitting her with armor based on her "W" symbol. Rahzzah admits that the golden eagles on her shoulders might make raising her arms difficult, but otherwise, Wonder Woman looks ready for the fight. » 1/06/13 11:00am 1/06/13 11:00am

Wonder Woman's lasso is perfect for these Wild West Justice League…

We've already fallen for Denis Medri's rockabilly Batman cast, and now he's turned his powers of redesign upon the Justice League, bringing them out to the Old West. Wonder Woman's look translates nicely to a Western style, but what about the rest? » 8/04/12 3:00pm 8/04/12 3:00pm

Bug Fixes on io9: Now It's Easier To Share Stories, and Our Blog View…

Yesterday our awesome tech team fixed several bugs on the site that will make things easeir for readers who like sharing links on sites like Facebook and who prefer old the blog layout. » 5/11/11 11:45am 5/11/11 11:45am

Gawker Media 2.0.1

I should first explain the radio silence of the last couple of weeks. We'd wanted to respond to feedback not with promises of future improvements but with actual fixes. So that's what I'm doing now—but I regret any impression that we weren't listening. Without more verbiage, the main changes you wanted . . . » 2/28/11 3:06pm 2/28/11 3:06pm

Welcome To The New io9 - With Updates

If you've stopped by io9 before, you'll notice that the front page looks quite a bit different these days. We've got one big story that takes up most of the page, and a list of today's headlines in a column down the right side of the page. At last we have a way to display big, gorgeous images and videos on the front… » 2/10/11 11:28am 2/10/11 11:28am

Artists redesign Darth Vader with only George Lucas' original script as…

What if you redesigned Darth Vader, but you only had a few sentences of description from the script to go on? Artist Carlos Villagra (and a few others) tried. Here's what they dreamed the Dark Lord could have looked like. » 12/27/10 12:57pm 12/27/10 12:57pm

It's The io9 Redesign - Now With More Commenter Powers!

You may have noticed that the site looks a little different today. It's day one of our latest redesign, so things may be a bit buggy. But they will also be more awesome - now we have forums and more! » 10/15/09 6:30am 10/15/09 6:30am