Warren Ellis Answers Your Questions About The Future

Author, comics legend and uncanny futurist Warren Ellis has gifted us with his insight into your pressing questions about the coming days of tech, free speech, the music industry, space travel, which Earthbound species is most likely to have alien origins, and much, much more. » 3/16/15 5:07pm 3/16/15 5:07pm

Ask Warren Ellis Your Craziest Questions About The Future

To help us kick off the new White Noise, Warren Ellis has graciously agreed to answer our questions about the future. Ask the creator of Transmetropolitan and the popularizer of the bowel disruptor what's on your mind. We'll send some choice questions over and publish his answers later this week. » 3/10/15 12:54pm 3/10/15 12:54pm

Warren Ellis' Global Frequency Is Getting A TV Pilot—Once Again

Back in 2005, Warren Ellis' comic book series Global Frequency was adapted as a television pilot, but wasn't picked up for a full series. Now the tale of crowdsourced covert intelligence is getting a second shot at the small screen, with the creator of Farscape and Defiance behind the wheel. » 11/21/14 3:35pm 11/21/14 3:35pm

io9 Newsstand: Best Stories of the Week for October 20 - 25

Over on his blog Morning, Computer, Warren Ellis has a few thoughts on the state of SF magazines (mostly of the British variety) prompted by the news that the new New Worlds is now defunct. » 10/24/14 10:53am 10/24/14 10:53am

The Many Phases of Moon Knight

So Warren Ellis and Declan Shalvey's epic run on Moon Knight is over. It lasted six issues and included crazy killers, punk ghosts, weird dreamscapes, and a Giant Fucking Bird Skull. And even though we are sad to see it end, we are happy we got to read it in the first place. » 8/20/14 2:06am 8/20/14 2:06am

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 7/25/14 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

Listen to Wil Wheaton read from Warren Ellis' horrifying love story

We've got an exclusive clip of Wil Wheaton reading from Warren Ellis' Dead Pig Collector, out today. You may know Ellis from his Transmetropolitan comics, or from his latest novel Gun Machine. He knows how to write blood and guts and make you love it. » 12/17/13 4:57pm 12/17/13 4:57pm

Iron Man becomes a guided missile, in stunning new concept art

We've seen a ton of Iron Man 3 concept art before — but we didn't see the concepts from suit designer extraordinaire Phil Saunders... until now. Saunders finally released some designs for Tony Stark's cutting-edge armors, and they are glorious. » 8/22/13 6:09pm 8/22/13 6:09pm

Warren Ellis is publishing a book in 2014 called Spirit Tracks about "the future of the city," based on this talk. He wants us to get back to talking about "the city as haunted space" and "the present as haunted by the future." » 8/01/13 4:00pm 8/01/13 4:00pm

Ask Warren Ellis anything you want about Gun Machine

In January, the io9 book club read Gun Machine, comic book writer Warren Ellis' second novel. On Monday, February 11, Ellis will be joining us to answer any of your questions about the book. He may be willing to talk about his other work, too, but let's try to stay focused on Gun Machine. » 2/08/13 11:50am 2/08/13 11:50am

The io9 Book Club is in session! Let's talk about Warren Ellis' Gun…

Welcome to the monthly meeting of the io9 Book Club. In January, we read Gun Machine, the second novel from comic book writer Warren Ellis. Jump into comments to get started talking about it! » 2/05/13 1:48pm 2/05/13 1:48pm

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

Do not operate heavy machinery while watching this creeptastic trailer…

We already showed you the moody, intense first trailer for Warren Ellis' new novel Gun Machine, with narration by Wil Wheaton and art by Ben Templesmith. Now check out a crazier, possibly creepier trailer directed by Siege, aka Clayton Cubitt. » 1/18/13 9:20am 1/18/13 9:20am

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

Watch the gorgeous trailer for Warren Ellis' Gun Machine narrated by…

Warren Ellis has released one exceptionally intense trailer for his latest book, Gun Machine, narrated by Wil Wheaton and illustrated by Ben Templesmith. Admittedly, we could watch an entire movie made out of Templesmith's scribbles and Warren's words. Check it out: » 1/03/13 8:30am 1/03/13 8:30am

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