Holy Crap, The Girl With All The Gifts Will Blow Your Mind

Some books feature powerful characterization and heart-stopping emotional journeys. Others have great world-building in the service of a thundering great adventure. Still others have clever scientific ideas. But it's rare to find a book like M.R. Carey's The Girl With All The Gifts, which aces all of the above. » 7/01/14 3:07pm 7/01/14 3:07pm

If This Is the DC Superhero Movie Schedule Through 2018, It's Insane

Hollywood entertainment columnist Nikki Finke launched her new news/gossip site today, and she did it with a doozy — the possible release calendar for Warner Bros.' DC superhero movies. If this list is true, it's bonkers — including Shazam, a Green Lantern/Flash team-up, and even Man of Steel 2. » 6/12/14 1:53pm 6/12/14 1:53pm

Tons of Rumors For Batman Vs. Superman. Plus News Of The Sandman Film!

Writer David S. Goyer talks about the possibility of a unified movie and television universe for DC. Emilia Clarke gives a brief description of her Sarah Connor in Terminator: Genesis. Tatiana Maslany previews what's up with Rachel on Orphan Black. Plus, does a video game trailer set up Amazing Spider-Man sequel… » 4/10/14 6:00am 4/10/14 6:00am

​Your Wait For the Long-Awaited Sandman Overture #2 Is Finally Over

Yes, the second issue of Neil Gaiman's already fabulously-popular-despite-having-only-one-issue-out is finally here! Let's hope #3 manages to arrive in less than four months. Plus, G.I. Joe: A Real American Hero hits the big #200, Marvel tries to Survive, and Image presents the superhero version of Galaxy Quest! » 3/25/14 2:40pm 3/25/14 2:40pm

Science Fiction Vs. Fantasy Round Two: Space Opera and Epic Fantasy!

We've reached the Second Round in our quest to find the ultimate work of science fiction and fantasy, and we've got some brutal match-ups for you to decide. Blade Runner vs. Back to the Future! Star Trek vs. Firefly! Game of Thrones vs. A Wrinkle in Time! Sandman vs. Buffy! Dune vs. Ender's Game! » 3/19/14 12:25pm 3/19/14 12:25pm

A science fiction favorite joins the cast of Orphan Black!

Agents of SHIELD's adding another comic book character, played by Bill Paxton! Amazing Spider-Man 2 will answer many of your lingering questions in the first 5 minutes. The stars explain why Sandman and Warcraft are different than your usual huge tentpole movies. Plus promos for LEGO Movie and Penny Dreadful.… » 1/14/14 6:00am 1/14/14 6:00am

Could Joseph Gordon-Levitt direct as well as star in the Sandman film?

James Cameron gives details on the Avatar sequels, including what they'll have in common with The Godfather. There's a new look at Wolverine in Days of Future Past. An ex-Wonder Woman will star in From Dusk Till Dawn: The Series. Plus glimpses of the Wicked Witch on Once, and Cate Blanchett in Train Your Dragon 2.… » 12/17/13 6:00am 12/17/13 6:00am

​Make someone's holiday happier with our ultimate comic gift guide

Man is it a good time to be a comic fan. There are so many great titles — and so many great re-releases of classic titles — that we have an embarrassment of riches when it comes to our friends and loved ones shopping for us. So do yourself a favor and make their job easier by sending them this comic and graphic novel… » 11/26/13 12:00pm 11/26/13 12:00pm

David Goyer pitches a Sandman movie with Joseph Gordon-Levitt as lead?

Okay, let me clarify that: David Goyer is definitely pitching a Sandman movie, and Badass Digest is reporting that The Dark Knight's Rises' Joseph Gordon-Levitt is somehow involved. It's possible that JGL wants to direct it, but it seems much more likely that might play Dream in such an adaptation (or both, hell). » 11/20/13 2:40pm 11/20/13 2:40pm

Neil Gaiman's The Sandman: Overture comic has already been delayed

Looking forward to issue #2 of Neil Gaiman's The Sandman: Overture prequel series? Well, good news — you're going to be looking forward to it for the next four months! DC announced the much-anticipated second issue has been pushed back from a December release to February 2014, for unknown reasons. » 11/11/13 2:50pm 11/11/13 2:50pm

Neil Gaiman’s return to Sandman definitely won’t put you to sleep

Dream, Death, and the rest of the Endless are back in Neil Gaiman’s much-anticipated prequel to his classic Vertigo series in The Sandman: Overture #1. But if there’s one reason you need to read it, it’s for J.H. Williams III’s amazing art, which is perfectly suited to Gaiman’s tale. Plus Marvel gets ready for a… » 10/29/13 4:20pm 10/29/13 4:20pm

The Most Overused Animal Stereotypes in Pop Culture

When it comes to fiction, an animal is never just animal. Animals always symbolize things — and they usually symbolize the same thing over and over. For example, a crow isn't just a common bird who happens to be nearby, it's a dark portent of bad things to come. Here are the most overused animal stereotypes in pop… » 8/08/13 1:57pm 8/08/13 1:57pm

Game of Thrones finds a Sand Snake. Knights of Badassdom is coming!

Joss Whedon discusses the role of Black Widow and Hawkeye in Avengers 2. Kevin Feige lets us know when the next Marvel films will be announced. Another Mark Millar comic is becoming a film. One superhero director wants to tackle the Sandman movie. Plus another nerve-shattering Gravity trailer. Spoilers ahead... » 7/26/13 6:00am 7/26/13 6:00am