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In a landscape that’s overcrowded with expensively-produced, live-action adaptations of comic books, Doom Patrol stands out in the canny way it picks and chooses some of the best tropes from the genre, tosses them into a blender, and turns them into a strange but smooth mix of human emotional arcs and unhinged,…Read more...

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The first season of Star Wars Resistance ended Sunday night with a dogfight for the ages. Kaz and his friends took to the skies in an all-out battle to liberate the Colossus from the First Order, all while being mindful that the galaxy as they know it has completely changed with the recent destruction of the New…Read more...

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American Gods’ season two premiere leaned heavily on the fantastical—but the second episode, “The Beguiling Man,” brought us a back down to Earth for a bit. Read more...

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Blue’s Yeti microphone has long been a staple for podcasters and streamers everywhere. But it’s big, honkin microphone, and probably won’t easily fit in a drawer if you don’t want to keep it in your desk full time. Late last year though, the company released a smaller version that’s great for part-time users or people…Read more...

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I love comics. You probably love comics. Comics can be dumb, comics can be breathtaking, comics can be both. Comics, especially superhero comics, have a tendency to run through their story really quickly, focusing on the plot instead of the characters, and leaving you feeling a little empty unless it’s starring your…Read more...

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Sabrina’s learned that, despite some allusions to the contrary, sometimes it’s good to be bad.Read more...

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A $100 robo vac, Nectar mattresses, and the EufyCam home security starter kit lead off Monday’s best deals.Read more...

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A direct sequel to Far Cry 5, Far Cry New Dawn takes you back to Hope County 17 years after the bombs, but things are quite a bit more colorful than you’d expect in a post-apocalyptic first person open-world shooter.Read more...

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The latest episode of Starz’s American Gods shines a fair amount of light on Shadow Moon’s past which, up until this point, was basically as enshrouded in mystery on the show as it was in the original novel. Learning more about Shadow and where he comes from, Ricky Whittle recently explained to io9, was important for…Read more...

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Ever since the seven-or-so-year time jump earlier this season, viewers of the venerable zombie series have wondered what the hell happened between Rick’s departure and the present that led to the breakdown between the various communities and turned Michonne from someone trying to honor Carl’s vision of hope into a…Read more...

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All of the Star Wars Galaxy of Adventures shorts are brilliant. But there’s one moment in this one, starring Yoda and Luke, that I absolutely adore. Read more...

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It’s almost time for a giant monster smorgasbord. The kaiju are coming in just a couple of months in Godzilla: King of the Monsters, and only Godzilla himself can protect mankind from what awaits. Read more...

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With news that James Gunn would return to helm Guardians of the Galaxy vol. 3 after all, DC fans were left wondering: what about The Suicide Squad, Gunn’s upcoming DC film? Read more...

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Captain Marvel has two identities. She’s Carol Danvers, Air Force pilot, human woman of Earth. She’s also a Kree warrior, an elite pilot fighting a galactic war. This concept art emphasizes that second identity—portraying her as something fundamentally more alien than we see in the films. Read more...

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Gosh, y’all. This movie is going to have everyone in it. Read more...

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Avengers: Infinity War is such a sprawling, complex movie that, a year later, new tidbits come out about its production that surprise and delight me. Read more...

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Not that long ago we saw some fans create a playable demo of an Unreal Engine 4 version of a beloved Star Wars podracing game. Now, another classic game set in the galaxy far, far away is getting remade in Unreal Engine 4 and a developer from Obsidian is involved.Read more...

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Specifically, for Superman IV. Oh, Superman IV.Read more...

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Star Wars Celebration is almost here, which means it’s time for some fantastic art. And this print, by Michael Pasquale, is one of the best I’ve seen. Read more...

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Mark Ruffalo’s propensity for spoilers is, at this point, beyond a running gag, even though, so far as we know, he’s been on his best behavior regarding Avengers: Endgame. And while that joke may be losing its luster, this one still got a few laughs out of me.Read more...

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Reinvention is a fundamental part of Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s DNA. The TV show that made the property a pop culture phenomenon was a reinvention of a cinematic bomb, and after the conclusion of the series, the characters lived on for years in comic books. Twenty years after the height of the TV series’ popularity,…Read more...

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Bart Simpson is entering the world of esports in an upcoming episode of The Simpsons. The staff behind The Simpsons even talked to Riot Games to help make the episode feel more “authentic.”Read more...

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Surprise! In the embattled saga of slow-moving DC movies, bet you didn’t see that one coming. Read more...

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Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of the best and brightest in wallet-emptying goodness on the internet. This week: Goose’s thrall over us all tightens its furry grip, Netflix’s new Tokusatsu star gets an incredible figure, and we’re up, up and away with TV’s Supergirl. Check it out!Read more...

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Whether you love or loathe the homogenized, big-head-and-black-eyed stylization of Funko Pops, there’s something you’re probably going to be united on here: The latest figures they’ve made for Captain Marvel are a goddamn nightmare.Read more...

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