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We’re all eagerly waiting for Carol Danvers (Brie Larson) to make her big screen debut in Captain Marvel, but it looks like folks wanting to meet her before then can head to Anaheim for a little one-on-one with the legendary hero.Read more...

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Do you hear the people sing? Oh wait, that was two seasons ago. Still, much like that time our beloved heroes sang “One Day More” from Les Misérables, The Magicians are getting ready for war over the future of magic.Read more...

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It’s only appropriate that getting Grant Gustin and Stephen Amell into each others costumes—and oh, like, the arrival of Batwoman herself on TV—is marked with its own comic book cover.Read more...

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Hidetaka Miyazaki was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award yesterday at the 2018 Golden Joystick Awards that took place in London. Read more...

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“What do you think, still me?” That’s right, it’s never too late for the Doctor to get her (or his) fashions! The first extended clip from the next episode of Doctor Who gives a tip of the hat to Matt Smith’s Doctor... while also hinting of hidden danger on a planet dedicated to shopping.Read more...

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When Curran Walters’ Jason Todd made his surprising debut on DC Universe’s Titans last week, it forced Dick Grayson to consider the idea that while he’s been off in Detroit trying to let go of his former life in Gotham as Robin, Batman (and apparently the rest of the city) were already well on their way to leaving him…Read more...

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of all the wonderfully weird and wallet-draining toys we’ve seen floating around the internet. This week: Fantastic Beasts comes to Hot Toys, Monopoly’s got something to say about kids these days, and the fluffiest answer to Super Smash Bros. possible.Read more...

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It’s not often that bo staffs and laser guns end up being lumped in with one another, but the plots of this week’s best new comics just so happen to make that very much the case.Read more...

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If you always felt like Ducky in Pretty in Pink was a Nice Guy destined for supervillainy you would be correct.Read more...

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Marvel Entertainment chairman Ike Perlmutter is notorious for his political conservatism and aversion to being photographed. But a new report out of Manhattan Federal Court alleges Perlmutter’s assistant worked with a police officer to acquire a gun license renewal in New York City for her boss—presumably using power…Read more...

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ABC has just given Marvel’s Agents of SHIELD a huge vote of confidence with an order for a seventh season of the show, months before the sixth season even premieres.Read more...

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Almost a month and a half after it was first announced at New York Comic-Con, Marvel has pulled the plug on its latest Star Wars miniseries, Shadow of Vader, bringing an awkward end to the saga the publisher created by booting writer Chuck Wendig from the book in the first place.Read more...

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Five long years have passed since a new episode of Young Justice aired, and it’s been two years since we heard it was coming back. Now, finally, we know exactly when that’s happening. We also know that it’ll do so in a big, big way.Read more...

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Valar Morghulis. We’re approaching the eighth and final season of Game of Thrones, and we’ve seen so many deaths over the years. Your Starks, your Lannisters, your zombie babies. And now we’re down to a trim, core cast of characters. Except not really. There are still so many people alive on this show who could die in…Read more...

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The trailer for Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace was the white whale of my earliest days on the internet. In late 1997 and early 1998, it drove my every waking thought as I jumped from Star Wars website to Star Wars website waiting for news of its arrival. It finally arrived, in all its glory—and as of…Read more...

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For the past few months, the family of Oscar-winning author and screenwriter William Goldman has been by his side as he battled colon cancer, and, more recently, pneumonia. Today, though, his family announced that the writer passed away in his New York City home.Read more...

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Actors, they’re just like you and I. We all have expectations when we get into something. We all just sign on to multimillion-dollar superhero blockbusters hoping to have a fun time with interesting co-workers. And sometimes, what we wind up with instead is being trapped in a look akin to Ivan Ooze from Power Rangers:…Read more...

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Recently, I found myself fighting off evil drones and saving the internet using nothing but a trusty weapon that fires milkshakes and pancakes. This, of course, happened in virtual reality. Specifically, the Void’s latest collaboration with Disney and ILMxLAB: Ralph Breaks VR, based on the films Wreck-It Ralph and …Read more...

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We barely know what the Force is in Star Wars. Pushing, sensing, lifting rocks, projecting yourself across millions of miles—it just scratches the surface of that mysterious ephemeral energy that binds us all together. But the latest arc of Darth Vader might have opened a bonkers new door. Hell, it might have blown…Read more...

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The rest of our erstwhile DC/CW heroes in the upcoming Elseworlds crossover might be getting their Freaky Friday on and embracing the team-up madness, but Kate Kane? She’s got work to do. Bat-work to do.Read more...

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Well, here’s some exciting news. Autonomous, the 2017 sci-fi novel written by io9 co-founder Annalee Newitz, has been optioned by AMC to potentially be brought to television. Newitz co-wrote a pilot script along with Amanda Segel (Person of Interest, Nikita, The Mist) who’ll executive produce and run the show, should…Read more...

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One of the best aspects of Insomniac’s most recent Spider-Man game is the dozens of alternate costumes from Marvel’s Spider-Man comics that you can equip in order to gain special abilities and give Peter Parker a new look. You’ve got your Spider-Punk, and your vintage comics Spidey, but let’s be honest here. The most…Read more...

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The Amazon exclusive 36-disc Dragon Ball Z: Seasons 1-9 Blu-Ray Collection is rarely in stock. And even more rarely is it on sale, as it as today at $35 off. That comes out to just over 2 cents per minute of content, which is pretty cheap for entertainment. Can a deal be Super Saiyan? Because if so, this one definitely…Read more...

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From the very first episode, American Horror Story: Apocalypse has felt like a return to rare form for the series—in large part because this season incorporates a number of characters from previous seasons, but also because this story has always had a singular focus. The apocalypse is coming (or is already here), and…Read more...

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