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Although we’ve had some brief (and err, revealing ) looks at some of the designs being used in DC’s upcoming Rebirth shakeup, this is our best look yet at some of the new looks the DC multiverse’s finest are going to be running around in in a few months.Read more...

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Ever since the very first images of Oscar Isaac as Apocalypse were released, pretty much everyone of a certain age had the same reaction: “Is that Ivan Ooze from the Power Rangers movie?” Well, now Bryan Singer’s stepped up to defend his choices.Read more...

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Did you just arrive in Japan? Oh dear. Bad timing. I’m sure you’ll have fun, but there are better times to visit. Why, you might ask. Because this is Golden Week, when the entire country goes on vacation.Read more...

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We get a lot of Rey, Finn and Kylo Ren cosplay around here, but master props builder Shawn Thorsson has turned his eye towards one of the cooler and more obscure designs from Force Awakens: the new TIE pilots.Read more...

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Channel Chriswell has put together some interesting video essays recently , and for his latest, he takes a look at the films of Andrei Tarkovsky, who focused on what the characters were feeling, rather than what was happening.Read more...

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Ever since Dredd hit theaters back in 2012, the film has become a regular cult classic, with persistent rumors about a followup surfacing every couple of months. While our hopes were dashed last year , there are apparently new efforts to bring the character to a streaming service. Read more...

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We were pretty annoyed about NBC’s decision to cancel Hannibal last year, but no more than the show’s star, Mads Mikkelsen, who said that he’s hopeful for the show’s return. Read more...

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There’s a new magazine that has launched its first issue today: Liminal Stories, that you should check out. Dedicated to “publishing fiction that’s just a little bit out of the ordinary,” its first issue has a great table of contents.Read more...

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Buckle up. It’s a new month, and that means that we’ve got a whole bunch of new books arriving in bookstores to get excited for. There are new books from Fran Wilde, Guy Gavriel Kay and Joe Hill, as well as some debuts from the likes of Ada Palmer, Kat Howard and Todd Lockwood, and more. Read more...

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Two pages from one of Herge’s Tintin comics sold at auction at Artcurial yesterday for €1.05 million ($1.2 million). While not a record, the price demonstrates the robust nature of original comic book art, even outside of the superhero comics. Read more...

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Since 1998, a small handful of Pocket Monster themed airplanes have flown in the ANA fleet. The current iteration, the only remaining Pokémon plane, recently took its final flight.Read more...

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The Daily Mail just posted up a whole bunch of new photos from the Star Wars Episode VIII’s filming location at Pinewood Studios, and they show off some interesting locations. Read more...

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Just a day after The Flash lost its director over creative differences, it looks like the DC Cinematic Universe could be losing another director for the same reason: James Wan, who is slated to direct Aquaman.Read more...

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We’ve all been there: a favored book is snapped up for adaptation, with a whole lot of potential behind it: solid cast, crew, production values, etc. When it hits theaters, you walk out wishing that they’d done everything differently. Read more...

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Last week, we reviewed the latest two books from Marko Kloos: Angles of Attack and Chains of Command, which we really enjoyed . We particularly liked the authenticity that he’s imbued in his world, and wanted to ask about how his military service played into his fiction. Read more...

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I’ve been a big fan of Myke Cole’s novels for a while now - his last book, Gemini Cell , was a particularly good blend of zombie, military and romance genres. His latest, Javelin Rain, isn’t quite so innovative, but it carries the momentum of the series forward nicely. Read more...

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Andròn, the first feature from Italian filmmaker Francesco Cinquemani, stars a cast of unknowns alongside two Hollywood stars (Alec Baldwin, Danny Glover) Its concept appears to meld The Hunger Games’ fight-to-the-death competition, The Truman Show’s all-seeing overlord, and the greenish-black palette of a thousand scifi films that’ve come before.Read more...

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One of the key members of the Justice League just lost his boss. Seth Grahame-Smith, who wrote and was planning on directing The Flash solo movie slated for 2018, has left the project due to “creative differences.”Read more...

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Several weeks ago production on the third Maze Runner film, The Death Cure, was shut down when star Dylan O’Brien was injured on set. Now, a new report says his injuries were worse than originally thought and the film has been postponed indefinitely.Read more...

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If you want to get up close and personal with the costumes and props of Batman v Superman or Suicide Squad, Warner Bros. is making that happen. It’s creating a full DC Universe exhibit as part of its Hollywood Studio Tour.Read more...

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If you’re going to do an X-Men movie set in the ’80s, which record album are you going to show Cyclops and Jean Grey picking up? There’s really only one option.Read more...

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It’s going to be interesting to see what transpires when Batman finds out the identity of this particular teen vigilante. This unauthorized Robin will be lucky if getting fired is the only thing that happens to him.Read more...

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Today, Hulu not only announced that they are adapting Margaret Atwood’s The Handmaid’s Tale, it’s also already ordered a full season of the show and cast the lead.Read more...

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When I started working on io9 in 2007, we didn’t have a name for the site yet. We hadn’t come up with any real plans for how we were going to cover science fiction, science and futurism. But there was already a central idea that the site was based around: That science fiction is for absolutely everybody who enjoys it.Read more...

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“This is how you make a bazooka.” If you weren’t already incredibly excited for AMC’s Preacher, this new 30-second sizzle-reel should do the trick. It’s jam-packed with the kind of violence, insanity, and action that’ll hopefully define the show once it airs.Read more...

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