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30 Very Good Sci-Fi Dogs

Now that all the hype surrounding Captain Marvel’s top scene-stealer, Goose the cat (or “cat,” if you will), has died down a little, it’s high time we shifted our adoring attentions over to the dogs of science fiction. The genre has produced many, many very good puppers over the years, including these 30 favourites. Read More >>

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Darth Vader and Son Artist Jeffrey Brown on Bringing His Childhood Glee to Star Wars’ Sequel Movies

Across Vader & Son and its three follow ups—Vader’s Little Princess, Goodnight Darth Vader, and Darth Vader and Friends—cartoonist Jeffrey Brown has given us a treasure trove of heartwarmingly funny insight into the weirdest parent/child relationship of the galaxy far, far away. But Brown’s latest dive into Star Wars wants to bring that approach to its next generation. Read More >>

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Stoke Grandad’s Secret 1960s Comic Haul Goes to Auction

65-year-old Reginald Clay passed away in March of this year, with one of his final requests being that his surviving family raid the "special cupboard" he had up in the loft that contained his comic collection. And it was significantly more impressive a personal anthology than a few battered issues of Beano and some Roy of the Rovers annuals. Read More >>

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Star Wars’ Captain Phasma Has Become So Much More Than a Boring Masked Badass

Captain Phasma is essentially the Boba Fett of the Star Wars sequels. She exists to be a very cool character design that can sell a lot of toys and can never live up to the hype of that design, narratively speaking. She, also like Boba Fett, has gone on to have a much more explored backstory within tie-in fiction to fill the void the films left behind. She, unlike Boba Fett, has taken a much more interesting path in the process. Read More >>

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Alex Ross Draws Brandon Routh as Kingdom Come Superman

Last week, we learned that Brandon Routh, the Superman of Superman Returns, would be returning to the cape and tights for the CW’s upcoming Crisis event. We also learned that he wouldn’t just be returning as Superman—he’d be returning as the iconic Kingdom Come iteration of the hero. Or, at least, a Superman wearing the same costume. Read More >>

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The 6 Winners (and 5 Losers) of San Diego Comic-Con 2019

San Diego Comic-Con has once again come and gone, leaving us with a flurry of feelings. Gizmodo was there to experience everything, giving you in-depth coverage on the ground and reporting on panels. There were plenty of highs, a few lows, and one thing that was so strange we’re not sure what to make of it! Read More >>

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DC’s Black Label Will Explore the Joker and the Question’s Inner Workings in 2 New Series

Though DC’s Joker and the Question aren’t exactly the most similar characters personality-wise, they’re both shrouded in mystery and live for their own single-minded pursuits of what they perceive to be the truth. While we’ve learned plenty about them during their exploits over the years, there are still depths to their inner workings that have yet to be explored. And we’re about to find out more. Read More >>

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Charles Soule’s Next Star Wars Comic Will Tell the Story Behind the Knights of Ren

The author behind some of the most fascinating explorations of Darth Vader in years is turning his hand to Vader’s grandson...and a few of that grandson’s sinister best friends. Read More >>

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All the Biggest and Best News From San Diego Comic Con 2019

It's that time of year again, the one weekend of the year where pop-culture and general geekery take over the news cycle and piss off just about everybody who has an active dislike for this sort of thing. San Diego Comic Con is back, with its impossible-to-buy tickets, exclusive swag, and never-before-seen footage that inevitably leaks online in atrocious quality. It's also the time when the entertainment industry shows off all the stuff it has planned for the near future. Read More >>

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Rooster Teeth Is Teaming Up With DC For RWBY and gen:LOCK Comics

Rooster Teeth has evolved over its fifteen-year history from boutique creator of Halo parodies to major production house for a young adult-oriented animation niche that they fill pretty fabulously. Read More >>

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Brian K. Vaughan’s Time-Travelling Adventure Paper Girls is Coming to Amazon

Bryan K. Vaughan’s time-travelling adventure Paper Girls was just given a series commitment by Amazon. Read More >>

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The Walking Dead Is Adding a New Comics Character, But With a Twist

The Walking Dead’s comic run may have ended, but the AMC series continues. To try and make up for the loss of characters like Rick and Maggie, season nine saw the debut of several new folks from the comic series. The trend looks to continue with a new arrival in season 10, but his storyline is going to have to see some changes. His “raison d’être” doesn’t exist anymore. Read More >>

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The Comic Book Legacies Behind Far From Home’s Final Post-Credit Scene

Spider-Man: Far From Home is a movie with plenty of twists and turns, and they don’t stop when either of its two credit sequences wrap up. We’ve already provided you some comic book background on its first, and perhaps most major, reveal. But there’s some cool comics canon in the second that has intriguing ramifications for the Marvel Cinematic Universe going forward. Read More >>

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The Real Punisher Wants Police to Stop Pretending They’re the Punisher

Despite the many heroic things he’s done over the years in Marvel’s comics, Frank Castle is, at his core, a particularly deranged vigilante whose sense of justice is so extreme that the proper superheroes he often crosses paths with see him as a more of a problem than an ally. Read More >>