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Salutations, my self-adhesive envelopes. Sorry “Postal Apocalypse” is a day late; I’d explain why, but I, uh... swore an oath to a wizard. Or something. Look, it’s been a long week. A long week that ends with answers: How Marvel could have connected its movies and TV series way better! Who’s worse at time travel than…Read more...

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American Gods 2 isn’t happening anytime soon. Author Neil Gaiman first teased the sequel to his best-selling novel, now a TV show on Starz, back in 2011. Six years later, there’s no date in site. But that hasn’t stopped Gaiman from pulling a quasi-J.K. Rowling and keeping the showrunners on their toes.Read more...

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If the first season of Syfy’s The Magicians was about our heroes learning how to master magic, the second season proved they can’t control shit and everyone is doomed. On the heels of the amazing finale, io9 chatted with some of the stars about what the hell happened this season, and what’s around the corner.…Read more...

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The Inhumans have a long, strange history in Marvel’s comics—and it’s about to get some new twists in a new miniseries, courtesy of some superstar comics talent.Read more...

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We’re living in a golden age of clever animated shows focused on the adventures young kids doing what kids do best: defeating magical monsters and solving mysteries. As great Steven Universe and the Gravity Falls twins are on their own, though, haven’t you ever wondered what would happen if they teamed up?Read more...

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Breaking Bad, the best television show humanity has ever created, is just $35 on Blu-ray, today only. Is that the best price ever? You’re goddamn right.Read more...

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The trailer for Dark Signal piqued our interest for two reasons: one, it’s produced by Neil Marshall (The Descent, Game of Thrones). And two, we can’t resist horror movies that are set in and/or around radio stations. The Fog! Texas Chainsaw Massacre 2! Pontypool! And now... Dark Signal:Read more...

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The X-Files is coming back yet again. After its limited 10th season last year, the show will return for another limited season either later this year or early in 2018. Gillian Anderson and David Duchovny will both reprise their roles for the show, which will run 10 episodes.Read more...

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If possible, you should go into Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as clean as possible. There are a lot of huge surprises. However, now that the film is screening and the cast is doing interviews, spoilers are starting to leak—including some major ones at today’s press conference.Read more...

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Ever since the first Guardians of the Galaxy movie dropped a hint of Marvel’s quantum magic-flinging hero Adam Warlock, fans have wondered when or if he’d ever join his fellow Guardians on the big screen. But now we know that he’s definitely coming, and when to expect him.Read more...

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In an age where more and more young kids are reading comics—especially young girls—there’s not really much material out there that caters to children who are between kids comics and teen books. Papercutz wants to change that with its new imprint aimed at tween girls, and we’ve got an exclusive look at one of its new…Read more...

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Empire has released three new images from Alien: Covenant, and each one contains a different kind of danger. We’ve got technological, biological, and what I’m betting is a conspiracy from a rich guy.Read more...

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At 2011's San Diego Comic-Con, a lucky few got to see the first attempt at a TV adaptation of Joe Hill and Gabriel Rodriguez’s cult-favorite IDW horror fantasy comic. That pilot never got picked up, but Locke & Key has been playing the second-chance sweepstakes ever since—and it looks to have paid off.Read more...

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Nick Fury Jr., the biracial son of the original Nick Fury, has always been blessed with his father’s superhuman slow-aging and Samuel L. Jackson’s good looks. In his brand-new ongoing series written by James Robinson and penciled by ACO, though, the younger Fury does something that neither of his “fathers” has managed…Read more...

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The first official photos from season seven of Game of Thrones have been released, revealing little but making us dream of so much more.Read more...

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After the reveal that Captain America has secretly been a Hydra agent, after the controversy, and after months of teasing and build-up, the first issue of Marvel’s Secret Empire event is here. And boy, there are a lot of things happening—some tragic, some exciting, and some... well, baffling.Read more...

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Contrary to what conventional beauty standards may lead us to believe, naked mole rats are good. They’re highly social animals who live communally. They’re ruled by a loyal queen. They’re also seemingly impervious to cancer and don’t age. But still, these little subterraneans get a bad rap for not looking like puppies…Read more...

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So much happened in last night’s season two finale of The Expanse—not all of it clear—we had no choice but to get some answers. We talked to executive producer Naren Shankar about how the second season of the acclaimed scifi series was planned, how it was made, and where it’s going in season three. Oh, and also, why…Read more...

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In Thor: Ragnarok, Jeff Goldblum plays the Grandmaster, an ageless and powerful being with a love of games. And as colorful as his costuming is, there is still the fact that Goldblum’s comic book counterpart is blue. Why didn’t that make it into the movie?Read more...

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Five Hollywood studios are currently battling over which one will make the next James Bond film.Read more...

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Passengers was one of those films that more people talked about than actually saw, at least in the United States. Everybody knew about the “big twist,” because it was something that made our stomachs collectively churn. This video presents an idea for how the movie could’ve been fixed. It’s definitely an improvement,…Read more...

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Growing up, one of my favorite CD-ROM games was called The Simpsons: Virtual Springfield. As games go, it wasn’t that advanced, but it let me take a virtual, interactive tour through my favorite television show. The game had in-jokes from the show, voices from the cast, and perfect attention to detail. It was awesome.Read more...

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Damn, it didn’t seem like Syfy’s The Magicians could out-do last year’s chilling and intense season finale, but by the gods they managed it! In the words of Penny’s favorite singer, Taylor Swift: “Everything has changed.”Read more...

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Is the long, weird saga of Wheel of Time’s journey to television is seemingly over? After that bizarro pilot that lead to legal troubles and the final but very vague announcement the legendary fantasy series would come to TV properly after all, we now know it’ll be Sony who will be responsible for bringing Robert…Read more...

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In the Injustice universe, Kal-El wanted to rule the Earth in an ostensibly benevolent dictatorship, but a lot of people ended up dying at the Man of Steel’s hands. Brainiac? He’s coming to Injustice 2 to in an attempt to top Superman’s”achievement” by destroying the whole planet.Read more...

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