Show Your Love For DC Comics Heroines With These Dreamy 1940s Pin-Ups!

The iconic women of the DC Universe have seldom looked bolder or more beautiful than they do in these pin-up illustrations by Ant Lucia, which have been making the rounds online recently. And now, Quantum Mechanix is releasing 10 of them as art prints. We've got an exclusive first look, including a few you've never… » 4/08/14 8:00am 4/08/14 8:00am

Where the hell are all the great female supervillains?

So the other day, I run into this guy in a weird uniform. He tells me he found an abandoned milk truck with a body inside, so he took the clothes, and now he's masquerading as The Milk Man, and trying to unite the disparate peoples of the post-apocalypse by reminding them of the milk service America used to provide.… » 3/05/14 8:23am 3/05/14 8:23am

The 14 Ridiculously Bizarre Origins, Lives, and Retcons of Wonder Girl

We've previously discussed how Hawkman is a supremely confusing comic book character, thanks to his cluttered character history. But he's a marvel of concise storytelling compared to Wonder Girl, arguably the most fucked-up character in all comics. Here a list of all the different ways DC tried to make the junior… » 1/31/14 10:05am 1/31/14 10:05am

Rumors From the DC Movieverse: Lex Luthor Cast? Wonder Woman Movie?

And is Arrow going to cross into the Justice League movie? Plus Chris Pine wants Kirk to go "dark" in Star Trek 3. And there's a chance of a T-Rex vs. robotic King Kong fight in Jurassic World. Go behind the scenes of RoboCop. And find out where Sleepy Hollow season three will pick up. Spoilers now! » 1/23/14 6:00am 1/23/14 6:00am

Justice League: War clip featuring Wonder Woman

Here is a new clip of the Justice League: War DC animated film that comes out February 4th. While I have been looking forward to this DC movie and generally love most of the DC animated films and shows, I hope this line delivery by Wonder Woman in this clip is not a consensus preview of the rest of its voice acting. I… » 1/20/14 4:23pm 1/20/14 4:23pm

10 Superman Villains Who Really Aren't in the Man of Steel's League

We've been hearing rumors that a couple of Superman villains will fight Supes, Wonder Woman and Batman in the Man of Steel sequel. But not all Superman villains are really up to the task of fighting Superman, let alone the Trinity. Here are 10 Superman villains who really should have picked on a lesser hero. » 12/11/13 10:13am 12/11/13 10:13am

​Why people's problems with a female Doctor Who are wrong, wrong, wrong

Look, before we get started, let me assure you all that I know the character is called The Doctor, and not Doctor Who. But you can't just have an article headline, even on io9, that only mentions the Doctor, because many people won't realize you're referring to Doctor Who. The same is true in my time, but inevitably… » 12/11/13 8:35am 12/11/13 8:35am

I still don't want to see Zack Snyder's take on Wonder Woman

Now it's official: Wonder Woman will be introduced in the Man of Steel sequel, alongside Ben Affleck's Batman. And I stand by what I said before: Zack Snyder getting to be the one to introduce Wonder Woman on the big screen is a terrible idea. » 12/04/13 11:40am 12/04/13 11:40am

The Most Exciting Stories About Worlds Ruled by One Gender

If men are from Mars and women are from Venus, then it would be several decades before someone created the space travel technology for men and women to finally meet. Perhaps that's why so many writers, moviemakers and artists have imagined places where only one gender run their worlds. These stories illustrate that… » 11/14/13 12:26pm 11/14/13 12:26pm

15 People Who Have Kicked Batman's Ass

They say given enough time and resources, Batman can defeat anybody. But let's be clear — Batman doesn't always have the time to plan or the resources he needs, and thus Batman is hardly undefeated in his crime-fighting career. Here are 15 different DC characters, heroes and villains, who have handed the Dark Knight a… » 11/12/13 10:35am 11/12/13 10:35am

The Argument For and Against Kicking Werewolves in the Testicles

So it’s almost Halloween for you guys? Cool. I kind of remember Halloween. Here in post-apocalyptic America, you know what we call the day when people dress up in weird costumes and then track down happy, innocent families and demand some kind of “treat” by threatening them? We call it “every goddamn day of the week.”… » 10/30/13 8:00am 10/30/13 8:00am