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In 1973, the National Football League commissioned Jack Kirby to imagine the future of football for Pro! Magazine. Adam Rowe, writing for the Barnes and Noble Sci-Fi & Fantasy Blog takes a closer look.Read more...

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Here’s a version of Batman v Superman: Dawn Of Justice that I’d enjoy watching. Someone went and set footage from the Adam West, George Reeves and Lynda Carter Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman shows and it works wonderfully. Read more...

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Tor.com published some fantastic stories in 2015, and they’ve collected the best of them into one volume, Some of the Best of Tor.com: 2015 Edition, which is now available as a free download! Read more...

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Recently, we pointed to the debut Journal of Science Fiction’s first issue , and we were struck in particular by Mike Winkelmann’s artwork featured on the front cover. Read more...

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This is pretty cool news: the Korean director of Oldboy, Park Chan-wook, is looking to adapt Project Itoh’s 2007 novel Genocidal Organ.Read more...

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Marvel put together an awesome re-imagining of Avengers heroes and villains as college students. They recruited top notch voice talent like Alison Brie, Colton Haynes and John Cena. All that design work and talent for a glorified Simpson: Tapped Out clone.Read more...

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This is a powerful, horrifying short film that utterly captured my attention over the eight or so minutes that it runs. It’s quiet, beautiful and haunting, all at once. Read more...

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Man, look at the hair on the official LEGO minifigures for the all-new, all-female Ghostbusters. Kevin, get out of the shot. Kevin? GET OUT OF THE SHOT, KEVIN. Read more...

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It’s no secret that I really love Will McIntosh’s books: I count Soft Apocalypse as one of my absolute favorite novels, and I was a big fan of Defenders . His latest novel Burning Midnight is now out, and it’s a strange, excellent book about the wonders of collecting and otherworldly horror. We had a chance to chat with McIntosh about his latest book, and what went into it (and his other novels)Read more...

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Female nudity mods, Fallout 4 already has covered. Male nudity mods are a whole other story, though.Read more...

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We’re finally getting superhero movies and TV shows that live up to the wonder and thrill of comics. But despite a few really great bad guys, supervillains still aren’t getting their due. A lot of baddies are just kind of... there. But who’s the weakest supervillain of all time?Read more...

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When it was released in 1995, Virtuosity (from director Brett Leonard, who’d already explored virtual reality in 1992's Lawnmower Man) was a bomb, despite the star power of Denzel Washington and an up-and-comer named Russell Crowe. In 2016, it’s now hilariously dated—but that actually makes it way more entertaining to watch.Read more...

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You might have already heard about I am a Hero, Kengo Hanazawa’s spectacular ongoing manga set in the zombie apocalypse, hailed as manga’s take on The Walking Dead. Now, not only is Dark Horse bringing the series to US for the first time, io9 has an exclusive first look!Read more...

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Legends of Tomorrow is a TV show about time travel. And is true with all time-abusing pop culture, the rules are often fuzzy at best. Can you be erased from existence in this universe once you alter the past, or do you become part of an alternative timeline? Although we don’t know all the rules of LoT’s universe yet, one thing is pretty certain—Rip Hunter is terrible at time travel.Read more...

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I don’t know if any of you guys have heard about it, but there’s a Deadpool movie coming to theaters. Just so you know. They’ve been pretty restrained in promoting it.Read more...

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Lionsgate, the studio behind The Hunger Games, puts Star Wars in the same category as terrorists in terms of screwing its bottom line. Wait, what?Read more...

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On Tuesday, the tenth book in Diane Duane’s Young Wizards series was published. It is not for casual readers. It is really just for fans.Read more...

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For the second time in a single week, there’s news of a MacGyver project. Different MacGyver projects. One a TV show and now a movie. And we’re kind of dumbfounded.Read more...

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Apocalypse is weird. He’s arguably the X-Men’s most powerful foe, but he’s not the most famous; he has a generic name, hard-to-defined powers, and his motives change a lot. And now he’s also going to be the big bad of the next X-Men film! Here’s a helpful primer before Apocalypse (the movie and the character) arrive this May.Read more...

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I used to be the slowest XCOM player on Earth. Then XCOM 2 happened. Read more...

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I suppose hating on the inexplicable hit sitcom The Big Bang Theory for portraying nerds poorly is like hating the birds for singing: it’s just what they do. But now they’ve dragged Brian K. Vaughn and Fiona Staples’ incredible scifi-fantasy comic Saga into their excrement.Read more...

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On the beloved Justice League animated series, Wonder Woman, Batman, Superman and friends were meant to be the best of the best—the World’s Finest, if you will. But the cartoon also spent a lot of time showing us that the Justice League were super easy to smack about. Here’s a handy dandy supervillain’s guide to beating the Justice League, according to the show.Read more...

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A gif party is like a me party. Only with gifs.Read more...

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Five years ago, Pride and Prejudice and Zombies was a runaway literary hit, with its gimmick of inserting the undead into Jane Austen winning lots of people over. Now at last, it’s a movie, which has some entertaining moments here and there. It might be worth watching on DVD, if you have enough intoxicants.Read more...

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The Force Awakens, as you might have figured with the title, is about a resurgence of the power of the Force in the Star Wars galaxy. But according to the movie’s, petulant villain Kylo Ren has something very much in common with this adorable kitty: the way they sound.Read more...

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