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What Is San Diego Comic-Con Playing At?

What Is San Diego Comic-Con Playing At?

Because one of the most effective means of combating the spread of the novel coronavirus is to avoid any sort of large crowd in which one might be exposed to the virus, a number of high-profile
WonderCon 2020 Has Been Postponed But No Decision Has Been Made on Comic-Con [Updated]

WonderCon 2020 Has Been Postponed But No Decision Has Been Made on Comic-Con [Updated]

WonderCon 2020, set to take place April 10-12 in Anaheim, CA, has been postponed.Read more...
WonderCon 2020 Has Been Postponed But No Decision Has Been Made on Comic-Con [Updated]

WonderCon 2020 Has Been Postponed But No Decision Has Been Made on Comic-Con [Updated]

WonderCon 2020, set to take place April 10-12 in Anaheim, CA, has been postponed.Read more...
Coronavirus Isn't Stopping San Diego Comic-Con and Next Month's WonderCon, For Now

Coronavirus Isn't Stopping San Diego Comic-Con and Next Month's WonderCon, For Now

Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic. Schools are canceling in-person classes, theme parks around the world are closing their doors, and several major events have been called off. Some folks are
Coronavirus Isn't Stopping San Diego Comic-Con and Next Month's WonderCon, For Now

Coronavirus Isn't Stopping San Diego Comic-Con and Next Month's WonderCon, For Now

Coronavirus has been declared a pandemic. Schools are canceling in-person classes, theme parks around the world are closing their doors, and several major events have been called off. Some folks are
Our Favorite io9 Videos of 2019

Our Favorite io9 Videos of 2019

The year 2019 was a lot. We got the end of not one, not two, but three of the biggest franchises of all time: Avengers: Endgame closed out another chapter in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, Star Wars
The Decade Fandom Went Corporate

The Decade Fandom Went Corporate

In the last twenty years, fandom and mass culture have basically merged. Fans and fandom spent the 2000s fighting for legitimacy and proving their combined worth. And corporations? Well, they spent
The Decade Fandom Went Corporate

The Decade Fandom Went Corporate

In the last twenty years, fandom and mass culture have basically merged. Fans and fandom spent the 2000s fighting for legitimacy and proving their combined worth. And corporations? Well, they spent
The Decade Fandom Went Corporate

The Decade Fandom Went Corporate

In the last twenty years, fandom and mass culture have basically merged. Fans and fandom spent the 2000s fighting for legitimacy and proving their combined worth. And corporations? Well, they spent
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic

The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance's Creators and Writer Dig Deep on Reinventing a Classic

The Dark Crystal is a beloved fantasy film whose legacy has almost become bigger than the movie itself. Released in 1982, the movie didn’t fare well in theaters, but it’s since gained a strong
Turning Nerd Culture Into Nerd Couture at SDCC's Her Universe Fashion Show

Turning Nerd Culture Into Nerd Couture at SDCC's Her Universe Fashion Show

Ashley Eckstein’s Her Universe fashion line returned to San Diego Comic-Con with another spectacular runway show featuring a series of designers turning Marvel, Steven Universe, and other iconic
Bruce Campbell on Keeping It Real With Ripley's Believe It or Not

Bruce Campbell on Keeping It Real With Ripley's Believe It or Not

In part one of our film industry kvetch sesh with Bruce Campbell, we covered the banality of superheroes, how Evil Dead changed over the years, and why Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke must be
Bruce Campbell on Keeping It Real With Ripley's Believe It or Not

Bruce Campbell on Keeping It Real With Ripley's Believe It or Not

In part one of our film industry kvetch sesh with Bruce Campbell, we covered the banality of superheroes, how Evil Dead changed over the years, and why Game of Thrones actress Emilia Clarke must be
Horror Legend Bruce Campbell on Why Superhero Films Are Getting Boring

Horror Legend Bruce Campbell on Why Superhero Films Are Getting Boring

We at io9 are longtime fans of Bruce Campbell, so we were jazzed (and honestly quite starstruck) when we got an opportunity to sit down with him at San Diego Comic-Con to chat.Read more...
The New Series From Rick and Morty's Justin Roiland Looks Like Something Fans Will Adore

The New Series From Rick and Morty's Justin Roiland Looks Like Something Fans Will Adore

It’s called Solar Opposites, it’s going to be on Hulu, and it doesn’t feature any characters who happen to be the smartest people in the universe. But the art style and the sly, snarky sense of humor
There Is No One Face of San Diego Comic-Con

There Is No One Face of San Diego Comic-Con

San Diego Comic-Con celebrated its 50-year anniversary this year. That’s half a century of panels, cosplay, friendship, and joining together in fandom. We wanted to commemorate this historic event,
The Boys' Showrunner Wants It to Be 'the Most Brutally Realistic Depiction of Superheroes'

The Boys' Showrunner Wants It to Be 'the Most Brutally Realistic Depiction of Superheroes'

When the upcoming adaptation of The Boys hits Amazon Prime this week, showrunner Eric Kripke says that the series’ main aim is to show “superheroes as insecure, fucked-up, self-serving, and selfish as
Our Favorite Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2019

Our Favorite Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2019

There’s no bigger cosplay show on the planet than Comic-Con, which every year attracts thousands of cosplayers, from the biggest names to locals dressing up for a big, nerdy day out.Read more...
Watch a VFX Makeup Team Create a Terrifying Masterpiece

Watch a VFX Makeup Team Create a Terrifying Masterpiece

Cinema Makeup School has done it all. Last year they took on Joker Batman at San Diego Comic-Con—but this year, they tried something truly challenging: Turning a human being into a collectible statue.