How Will Fantastic Four Be Different from Other Comic Book Movies?

There are more comic book adaptations on the way: one movie, and two TV shows. Simon Kinberg talks the alternate 1980s in X-Men: Apocalypse. Dwayne Johnson teases Shazam yet again. Check out amazing Avengers 2 concept art. And American Horror Story adds a soap opera alum to its cast. Spoilers now! » 7/25/14 6:00am Friday 6:00am

Check Out This Three-Page Preview of Warren Ellis' Supreme: Blue Rose

Image Comics has released three pages from the forthcoming first-issue of Supreme: Blue Rose, Warren Ellis and Tula Lotay's reimagining of Rob Liefeld's skewed Superman archetype. According the publisher, Blue Rose will "re-introduce the central Image Comics character Supreme with a science-fiction/mystery flavor." » 6/29/14 12:00pm 6/29/14 12:00pm

Warren Ellis' Gun Machine Is a Blood-Soaked Hymn to New York Gun…

Famed comic book writer Warren Ellis has just published his second novel, Gun Machine, a noir detective tale set five minutes into the future, when private security companies are on the cusp of taking over police departments and mobile phones have become bendy pieces of plastic. A serial killer is on the loose in… » 2/04/13 11:40am 2/04/13 11:40am

io9 Book Club Reminder: Meeting 2/5 to Discuss Warren Ellis' The Gun…

The io9 Book Club meets every month to discuss a book, and then the author usually joins us for a chat. This month, we're reading Warren Ellis' Gun Machine. We'll meet February 5, 2013 to discuss it. Watch for a post that day announcing the book club, and jump into comments for discussion. There's still time to read… » 1/28/13 4:59pm 1/28/13 4:59pm

All the Essential Science Fiction and Fantasy Books That Are Coming in…

This year's science fiction books are going to rock. John Scalzi returns to the Old Man's War universe, there's a brand new Neil Gaiman novel, and Stephen King's long-awaited sequel to The Shining. Plus brand new books from Austin Grossman, Nalo Hopkinson, Christopher Priest, Diana Gabaldon, Robert J. Sawyer, Joe… » 1/09/13 2:40pm 1/09/13 2:40pm

How 2000 A.D. Changed Science Fiction Forever

2000 A.D. is best known as the magazine that launched Judge Dredd as Mega-City One's top lawman. But it also helped give science fiction some of its greatest creators and weirdest ideas, including launching Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, Grant Morrison and others. David J. Williams, author of The Mirrored Heavens, The… » 9/21/12 11:11am 9/21/12 11:11am

Science Fiction Authors Who Could be Hollywood's Next Philip K. Dick

When Hollywood wants a futuristic, paranoid thriller where nothing is what it seems, the studios reach for the work of one man. This week, Philip K. Dick continues his reign as Hollywood's idea spigot, with a remake of Total Recall. More PKD films are in the works, and there's no shortage of material out there. » 7/30/12 2:01pm 7/30/12 2:01pm

What will Joss Whedon's next project really be?

Now that Joss Whedon has joined the tiny club of directors whose films have made over a billion dollars, there's tons of speculation about what's next for the no-longer-a-cult icon. People are dragging lists of Whedon's unfinished projects out of mothballs — the Guardian suggests maybe he'll decide to make a Buffy » 5/14/12 1:35pm 5/14/12 1:35pm

Literary boy wizards and a fellow named Lobster Johnson await you in…

A whole slew of interesting new reads await you this Wednesday. There's a new issue and bookshelf volume of Unwritten, a bunch of Jason Aaron Wolverine comics, the Hellboy universe's crustacean-themed crime-fighter gets a miniseries, and a collection of Alejandro Jodorowsky's wacky science fiction tales goes back to… » 1/10/12 9:20am 1/10/12 9:20am

What happened when Warren Ellis went to Little Nemo's Slumberland?

We've seen Little Nemo's encounters with H.R. Giger, but what precipitated when he crossed path with Warren Ellis? As part of Ellis' Whitechapel redesign contests (previously: 1, 2, 3, 4), author Si Spurrier challenged illustrators to give Winsor McCay's drowsy cartoon hero from the early 1900s a bizarre makeover. As… » 10/26/11 2:30pm 10/26/11 2:30pm