Marvel's New Star Wars Series Could Be One Of The Biggest Comics Ever

The Star Wars saga returning to Marvel Comics was always going to be a huge hit, but according to data obtained by Comicbook.com, it could be even bigger than even the loftiest expectations - and is on its way into being one of the top-selling single issues in over 20 years. » 12/06/14 5:33pm 12/06/14 5:33pm

Will We Ever Get To See China's Disastrous Answer To Avatar? [UPDATED]

It's been two years since we showed you the trailer for Empires of the Deep, the legendary $130 million epic about mermaids that was geared to be China's answer to Avatar. The movie actually filmed back in 2010. Will we ever see it? Hard to say. Update: We heard from one of the film's directors. » 11/18/14 11:48am 11/18/14 11:48am

The Weirdest And "Sexiest" Store-Bought Halloween Costumes For 2014

It's that time of year again — the moment when we all realize we didn't get a Halloween costume yet. And luckily, a whole industry exists to sell us ready-made versions of popular characters. Here are the weirdest, (allegedly) sexiest and most random new costumes for sale in 2014! » 10/09/14 3:50pm 10/09/14 3:50pm

The 8 strangest fast food movie tie-ins

It was a bit of an odd week for weird tie-in food products - what with The Walking Dead's burger made to taste like Human Flesh, and Batman's Bat-Burger at Hong Kong Mcdonalds. So what better time to take a look at some of the unholiest abominations born of alliances between the movie and fast food industries? » 9/30/14 6:30am 9/30/14 6:30am

Watch The Buffy Parody Series So Bad It Never Aired. Until Now.

Back in 2007, the folks behind Not Another High School Movie created the pilot for Not Another High School Show. As you can probably guess, the show was a spoof of all the tween TV series we love, starring Alison Brie and Jennifer Lawrence. Now, the first-ever footage from the parody series is out. It's not great. » 8/17/14 12:51pm 8/17/14 12:51pm

Comics Artist Uses DMCA To Silence Critics Of His Contortionist Ladies

Comics artist Randy Queen draws women whose spines and bodies can twist into some really unusual poses. This has drawn the attention of the Escher Girls Tumblr, which we've featured before — and he's responded by sending DMCA takedowns to get their posts (not just the art) removed. » 8/05/14 2:22pm 8/05/14 2:22pm

This glow-in-the-dark Xenomorph figure might be the scariest Alien toy

That's a bold claim, given how many horrifying Alien toys were marketed to little kids. But this Kenner 18" figure is both close to H.R. Giger's original vision and blatantly horrific, with the skull-face and everything. Hard to believe this was marketed to little kids. » 9/12/13 6:40am 9/12/13 6:40am

MASSIVE Louisiana Sinkhole Devours Whole Trees in Seconds Flat

In the Southern Louisiana town of Bayou Corne, a monster is growing. For over a year now, a colossal sinkhole – which, when last measured, spanned a grotesque 24 acres – has been wreaking havoc on not only local residents (who have been forced to evacuate), but the environment under which it lurks, as this recently… » 8/22/13 4:27pm 8/22/13 4:27pm

Company That Sold Controversial Cosplay Body Pillows is Backing Down

Pictures of costumed fans were being sold on giant body pillows, without the cosplayers' consent. Can you even imagine the horror of seeing a stranger lugging a giant pillow — with your back side printed on the back? Luckily, the company behind these pillows tells io9 they've agreed to stop selling them. » 6/11/13 9:16am 6/11/13 9:16am