The Scott Pilgrim Creator's Long-Awaited Follow-Up Is Great

There's not that much about video games or comic books in Seconds, the new graphic novel from the creator of the much-loved Scott Pilgrim series. And it's one of the best things about Bryan Lee O'Malley's ambitious new creation. » 7/18/14 5:00pm 7/18/14 5:00pm

10 Movies That Were Made Worse By Reshoots

Movie-making is a bizarre and chaotic process. Sometimes, the flurry of rewrites and added footage can result in an unlikely masterpiece. But sometimes, test audiences randomly dislike a film, and this leads to ill-advised reshoots. Here are 10 science fiction and fantasy movies that had new footage added, which made… » 3/27/14 3:06pm 3/27/14 3:06pm

How Scott Pilgrim Blended Comics, Film and Video Games

"Transmedia" has become something of an annoying buzzword lately, or at least, a loaded one. It calls to mind corporate boardrooms where phrases like "maximum brand impact" and "synergy" are bandied about. » 2/13/13 5:30pm 2/13/13 5:30pm

I Had No Idea Scott Pilgrim's Ramona Flowers Was a Real Person

I thought she was just a comic book character. Or, at best, there was that one lady who played her in a movie. But no, here, before my eyes, is Ramona Flowers, in the flesh, taking her hammer out for a walk, perhaps to buy some milk, or the morning paper. » 8/22/12 11:00pm 8/22/12 11:00pm

If Scott Pilgrim Ever Met Contra, Or Metal Slug...

We last checked in on Mercenary Kings in June. It looked good then. With new screens and art (like the Bryan O'Malley-penned piece above), it's looking even better now. » 8/15/12 3:00am 8/15/12 3:00am

The Band That Made the Scott Pilgrim Movie Like 300% Better

It's not like Edgar Wright's cinematic adaptation of Bryan Lee O'Malley's excellent Scott Pilgrim books » 6/21/12 8:45pm 6/21/12 8:45pm wasn't good on its own. But there was a moment for me in this film when it went from "Okay, this is fun" to "Holy shit, this is awesome," and it happened because of a band, and because of a song.

An Adorable Scott Pilgrim Wedding Game

When reader Simon got married recently, he wanted there to be a little surprise for his new bride. So he and a few friends sat down, took a knife to the Scott Pilgrim game and ended up with this little clip which played after the ceremony. » 5/17/12 12:30am 5/17/12 12:30am

How A Video Game Rock Band Made Me Long for Winter in Toronto

I've only been to Toronto once, and it was in high school for a band trip. I think we went to "Medieval Times"?


But the New York-based chiptune/rock band Anamanaguchi makes me want to go back. Not for any big event or anything, just to sort of slack off and wander around. Maybe get into some boss fights. » 5/03/12 7:30pm 5/03/12 7:30pm

Scott Pilgrim's Creator Designed This Adorable Mario Level When he was…

Canadian comics man Bryan Lee O'Malley, the creator, artist and writer behind Scott Pilgrim, obviously grew up loving video games. So much so that he was designing his own Super Mario Bros. levels. » 4/15/12 11:00pm 4/15/12 11:00pm

Like Scott Pilgrim Before it, To The Moon Tells a Personal Story in the…

Video games have a language all their own. It's a language that most people understand implicitly—concepts like extra lives, leveling up, experience points, and boss battles have gone mainstream. That language has begun to seep into other media as well—movies like The Matrix, Source Code, and books like those in the … » 12/05/11 8:00pm 12/05/11 8:00pm

30 Comic-Con exclusive toys you'll sell your organs for

The cruel economics of Comic-Con dictate that gee-whiz collectibles (produced in ludicrously small quantities) will be rewarded to those who make the pilgrimage to San Diego. Here are the 2011 exclusives destined to whip convention-goers into a rampage.… [ io9 » 7/09/11 2:00pm 7/09/11 2:00pm]

Scott Pilgrim Certainly Knows His Street Fighter

Scott Pilgrim, a comic series never afraid to wear its gaming love on its sleeve, goes the Street Fighter Alpha 2 route for volume 5 & 6's release in Japan (via WPIP) » 4/12/11 3:20am 4/12/11 3:20am

The Scott Pilgrim Video Game Could Have Been A Big Adventure

When comic book series Scott Pilgrim came to video game form last year—as Ubisoft's Scott Pilgrim Vs. The World: The Game—it played like an old-school beat 'em up, with pixelated style. But it could have been a very different adventure. » 2/21/11 3:40pm 2/21/11 3:40pm

10 must-watch movies that influenced Scott Pilgrim

In celebration of today's Scott Pilgrim DVD/Blu-ray release, guest editor Edgar Wright is posting all day at io9. First up: his detailed list, given to io9 exclusively, of the top 10 DVDs that influenced Scott Pilgrim. » 11/10/10 2:57pm 11/10/10 2:57pm

Take These Scott Pilgrims Home With You

Having starred in his own motion picture and video game, comic star Scott Pilgrim is now rendered in small plastic form, ready for you to take home and...do whatever you want with him. » 10/27/10 7:30am 10/27/10 7:30am

Scott Pilgrim Comes Together In A Beautiful Package

November is shaping up to be the second coming of Mr. Pilgrim. In addition to a DVD/Blu-ray release of Scott Pilgrim vs. the World and updates to its game adaptation, the video game-infused comic book series is getting attractively boxed. » 10/25/10 8:00pm 10/25/10 8:00pm

Scott Pilgrim Gets DLC In November

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game will get its first downloadable content extension early next month, delivering two bonus game modes and a new playable character: Knives Chau. » 10/02/10 7:00pm 10/02/10 7:00pm