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Recently, it was reported that Marvel Studios is actually moving forward with the development of a film starring Scarlett Johansson’s Black Widow. If new rumors are to be believed, we may be seeing that film sooner than expected. Read more...

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What comic series did Thanos debut in? Was he really based on Darkseid? And what’s his whole deal with Death?Read more...

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A couple years ago, Paramount and Hasbro Studios gathered a bunch of writers together for one sacred purpose: to write some movies about a bunch of toys from the ‘80s. Now, it seems, that noble dream may not come to fruition after all. Read more...

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Krypton is often depicted as either a lavish, ornate world at the pinnacle of its opulence, or as a utilitarian utopia. But rarely, if ever, is it considered as a place where people actually live their lives—eat, drink, work, maybe even have a family. Syfy’s new drama, Krypton, has put a lot of thought into how to…Read more...

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Stephen King, horror author extraordinaire, is no stranger to the world of television, and while his work hasn’t been quite as successful there as it has been in film, it’s certainly been an essential part of King’s horror empire. With that said, his newest idea is probably his best. Read more...

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The United States government has shut down for the second time in five years.Read more...

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Care to indulge in our self-indulgence one last time? Well, this collection of all our anniversary posts and video should help. But even if you’re sick of it, thank you for reading io9 for the last decade. It’s hokey to say it, but we couldn’t do it without you, mainly because then we wouldn’t have jobsRead more...

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Funko, you’ve outdone yourselves this time.Read more...

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We see a lot of deals around the web over on Kinja Deals, but these were our ten favorites today.Read more...

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We’ve been counting down the 100 most important moments in pop culture all week in honor of io9’s 10th anniversary. And at last, we’ve reached the end: The top 20. These are the biggest, most monumental events, decisions, releases, and more that have left indelible marks (usually for better, sometimes for worse, and…Read more...

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Every year, the LGBTQ+ advocacy group GLAAD recognizes and awards a selection of television shows, films, and books that feature powerful portrayals of queer people. This year, a number of Marvel’s comics were recognized for the contributions they’ve made to queer culture, but those nominations were bittersweet for…Read more...

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Like everyone in her village, young Heloise fears devils, agents of destruction summoned by the blink of a wizard’s eye. But in truth, she’s actually more scared of the Order—the vicious sect that wanders the country slaughtering anyone who even breathes the word “wizard” or “devil.”Read more...

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After a brief holiday hiatus, Toy Aisle makes its triumphant return with an exclusive first look at a new collectible from DC Comics that fans of The New Teen Titans will want to start saving for. We’ve also got the easiest way to build your own ship-in-a-bottle courtesy of Lego, and something for Star Trek: Discovery…Read more...

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On February 19, Star Wars: Rebels will begin the second half of its fourth and final season, which will hopefully answer all (or at least some) of the questions we’ve had about the series since day one. Now, we have a new trailer for those episodes—and with it, predictably, come even more questions. Thankfully, we got …Read more...

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When The Empire Strikes Back was released in 1980, no one had ever seen a Force Ghost. No one had ever seen the Force used to lift a ship. It was all new and it was fine. But, when director Rian Johnson introduced a seemingly new Force ability in The Last Jedi, people went crazy.Read more...

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Fandom is a very special thing, including for those of us here at io9. Writing about comic books, movies, and television shows isn’t just a job, it’s what we love. Really, fandom is part of who we are, just as it’s most likely a part of who you are too. In celebration of io9's 10-year anniversary, some of our staffers…Read more...

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Big news in comics today. After ten years and almost 200 issues of Amazing Spider-Man, writer Dan Slott is finally moving on. He’s leaving the book with issue #801 in June but soon moving over to write another major hero in the Marvel family: Iron Man.Read more...

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With Star Wars Rebels soon coming to an end, fans are wondering who will survive and who won’t. However, we know for a fact that one character in particular is going to survive, and that’s Hera Syndulla.Read more...

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Plus, updates on Toy Story 4 and the fourth Men in Black movie, a look at Brie Larson as she gets into Captain Marvel mode, a training pic of some Suicide Squad members, and Dennis Villeneuve has some lofty ambitions for his Dune adaptation. Spoilers, baby!Read more...

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A Logitech speaker system, a Panasonic shaver and beard trimmer, a Samsung microSD card, and more are all part of today’s best deals. Read more...

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If you like South Park, you should absolutely pick up The Fractured But Whole, especially when you can get it for $30 on the platform of your choice. That’s the same price we saw around Black Friday.Read more...

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Fans who’ve been yearning for Ash vs. Evil Dead’s third season for over a year ago now have a freshly blood-splattered taste of what’s to come. The latest trailer reveals a bit more about Ash’s long-lost teenage daughter—and basically confirms that Ruby (Lucy Lawless) is back on Team Evil. Yes!Read more...

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Harry Potter has always had a weird relationship with video games, from the traditional movie tie-ins to the Lego series. But now that the franchise has mostly stepped aside for the prequel era in Fantastic Beasts, you’d think we’d start seeing more games connected to Newt instead of Harry and friends—but the latest …Read more...

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The stars of Shaun of the Dead, Hot Fuzz, Paul, and The World’s End are hoping to explore more weirdness. Variety reports that Simon Pegg and Nick Frost are currently developing a TV show called Truth Seekers, a half-hour horror comedy about a team of paranormal investigators.Read more...

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All season long, the episodic chapters of Telltale Games’ latest Batman video game have been making players interact with the man who will become the Joker. Thanks to a new trailer for Batman: The Enemy Within, it looks like we’ll finally be seeing the events that make him explode in next week’s installment.Read more...

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