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Like any superhero movie worth its salt, Big Hero 6 was never a story about how a bunch of kids and their overprotective robo-friend saved the day using their special abilities, but rather about how the only superpowers a person really needs are friendship and teamwork.From the looks of this new clip from Disney XD’s…Read more...

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Preacher’s Comic-Con trailer, as new villain Herr Starr exclaims in the climax of this trailer, needs to be seen to be believed. And when you hear the context of that quote, you’ll know why the show’s new villain is its weirdest yet.Read more...

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The world of comics has been without giant, burly scifi soldiers carving bloody messes into alien hordes with their chainsaw guns for far too long since Wildstorm’s Gears of War comic came to an end in 2012. But good news for COG fans: the series is making a triumphant, gory return thanks to IDW.Read more...

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Yesterday, Legendary unveiled the host of new Jaegers that will be the giant, metallic stars of Pacific Rim Uprising. Now we’ve got some official pictures of the toys that let us get up close and personal with the next iteration of badass, big-screen, monster-fighting mecha.Read more...

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Blade Runner 2049 promises to return audiences to a world that helped define modern cyberpunk. For this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, that means transporting fans back to the future... and yes, that includes an actual transport.Read more...

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It might be a match made in hell. Todd McFarlane, creator of Image Comics’ flagship character Spawn, has announced he’s partnering with Jason Blum and Blumhouse Productions—the company that produced Jordan Peele’s critically acclaimed horror-suspense movie Get Out—to bring the character back to the big screen.…Read more...

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The third season finale of CW’s iZombie changed the game—and basically the entire world. Humans know about zombies now, and (New) Seattle will be the testing grounds for whether the two groups can live—and unlive, I guess—side-by-side. Based on the show’s panel at this year’s San Diego Comic-Con, odds aren’t looking…Read more...

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The team that’s bringing Confederate, the just-announced alt-history drama in which the south secedes from the Union after a second Civil War and maintains slavery in present-day America, to HBO have heard the many, many concerns expressed about the series, and have an answer: We understand, but please hold your…Read more...

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Timothy Zahn’s highly anticipated return to the world of Star Wars books with his most beloved character Thrawn has been one of the highlights of Star Wars this year, full stop. So we’re very excited at the news that it’s forming the basis of a brand new Marvel comic miniseries.Read more...

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Steven and the Crystal Gems took on Comic-Con at Steven Universe’s very own panel today—and in-between beautiful live songs and some fun tidbits from creator Rebecca Sugar, we got some brief details about what to expect next on the series... like murder.Read more...

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We seem to be in a golden age of automotive Lego, with Lego having deals with a number of carmakers, including Porsche, McLaren, Ford, Ferrari—it’s possible Lego has more licenses with automakers than some suppliers that make actual car parts. That wasn’t always the case, though. Decades ago, Lego’s car-based sets had…Read more...

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Between a series cryptic teaser images and an even more difficult to parse prelude comic, we knew that DC’s upcoming Dark Nights: Metal series was going to involve dark, alternate reality versions of the Justice League. But we had no idea they would all be quite this twisted—or that they were all going to be half…Read more...

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Last night, we learned that Cult is the subtitle of American Horror Story’s seventh season, which is themed around the 2016 presidential election and will apparently involve the return of Freak Show’s dreaded Twisty the Clown. Now we’ve got our first teaser. And indeed, it is bursting with evil clowns.Read more...

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When we last left the cast of Fear the Walking Dead a very shady alliance had begun to be brokered. Well, in the trailer for the second half of season three, it seems pretty obvious that’s not going to hold.Read more...

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Very few things in the world excited us as much as the news that the cruelly truncated Young Justice would be returning for a third season in 2018 on a new DC streaming service. The announcement was light on details, but thanks to crowded early morning panel at San Diego Comic-Con we now know that the season will be…Read more...

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Ben Affleck might be in Justice League as the DCEU’s Dark Knight, but he might not be holding onto the cowl for much longer: a new report claims that Warner Bros. is looking at plans to quietly phase out Affleck’s Batman and replace him with a new one.Read more...

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The negative reaction to The Mummy as the kicking-off point for Universal’s Dark Universe movies is apparently causing a bit of a rethink about the future of the monster franchise at the studio. Part of that rethink? Getting Channing Tatum to play the next cinematic incarnation of fiction’s most famous monster hunter,…Read more...

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is super-loaded with 1980s righteousness, so it should come as no surprise that even its freaking DVD/Blu-ray ad went the same route. We at io9 try to avoid posting commercials in general, so we find it deeply irksome that this one is so fun we felt we had to share it with you anyway.Read more...

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Deborah Watling, best known to scifi fans as the second Doctor’s companion Victoria Waterfield in classic Doctor Who, has died at the age of 69 after a brief battle with cancer.Read more...

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The Force is strange in the first trailer for American Jedi, a documentary by Laurent Malaquais about some of the people who choose to practice Jedism, a religion based on the lives and teachings of Star Wars’ Jedi knights.Read more...

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When Marvel started teasing its Marvel Now line-up last year, one of the most intriguing titles was Kaare Andrews and Afu Chan’s Iron Fists, a series about Danny Rand training the youngest bearer of the Iron Fist, a little girl named Pei. Unfortunately the series vanished off the face of the earth—but it’s back, and…Read more...

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Though Channing Tatum, Halle Berry, Jeff Bridges and Colin Firth showed up at San Diego Comic-Con to promote Kingsman: The Golden Circle, but the most memorable on-screen moments belonged to an actress who wasn’t there: Julianne Moore.Read more...

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Luckily for Syfy’s 12 Monkeys (and its fans), the show has known in advance that season four would be its final one. Season three ended with a massive splinter and a young Cole being told the story of the ouroboros serpent by his father, which is right where this trailer for season four begins.Read more...

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Season one of horror comedy Stan Against Evil packed a ton of witch-slaying into eight fast-paced episodes—and while it wasn’t the most original thing we’d ever seen, star John C. McGinley’s endearingly boorish performance was enough to make us cheer when season two was announced. Now we finally have a new trailer,…Read more...

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MGM’s mysterious Comic-Con announcement about the future of the Stargate franchise had fans eager to see if there would be news of a new TV show, or an update on the attempt to bring the franchise back to film. Instead, fans got something they probably never expected: a prequel made up of a series of web shorts.Read more...

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