Archer: 1999 Shows Off Its 'Late ‘70s, Early ‘80s Sci-Fi Vibe' in This New Behind-the-Scenes Peek

FXX has just released a “first look” detailing the sci-fi themed 10th season of Archer, also known as Archer: 1999. Of course, all the cast and crew are going to be enthusiastic about their own show, but it’s pretty undeniable how kick-ass this season (said to be the animated cult favorite’s final) is looking: Space…

io9's Battle of Thrones Gathers One Last Time to Discuss the End of Game of Thrones

io9's weekly roundtable Battle of Thrones is back for its final installment! We’re here to discuss the Game of Thrones series finale, “The Iron Throne,” which gave us some happy endings, at least one tragic death, and the mother of all surprise job promotions. Since two people can’t do this alone, I’m joined by both…

A Young Swordsman Faces an Uncertain Future in African-Inspired Fantasy Epic The Rage of Dragons

According to author Evan Winter’s official bio, the British-born son of South American parents was inspired to start writing when his own son was born, and “he realized that there weren’t many epic fantasy novels featuring characters who looked like him.” His African-inspired debut The Rage of Dragons helps fill that…

Report: The Falcon and the Winter Soldier Series Has a Director and Some Familiar Co-Stars

Now that all the Avengers: Endgame hype is starting to settle down, we’re finally getting more details on upcoming projects involving Marvel’s characters, like The Falcon and the Winter Soldier series that’s coming to streaming service Disney+. We knew Anthony Mackie and Sebastian Stan would be reprising their movie…

io9 Punches Through That Long-Awaited Showdown in the Latest Episode of Game of Thrones

io9's weekly roundtable Battle of Thrones is back to discuss Game of Thrones’ penultimate episode, “The Bells,” which could also have been titled “Everything’s on Fire” and “Well, That Character’s Dead Now Too.” Since we’ve already talked Lannistersr and dragons at length, we’re going to focus on a deeply personal,…

A Budding Badass Finds Her Footing in This Excerpt From Avatar, The Last Airbender: The Rise of Kyoshi

Last year we learned that Avatar Kyoshi, one of the most mysterious figures in the realm of Avatar: The Last Airbender, would be getting a pair of novels exploring her background and, as the title of the first book suggests, her rise to power. Today, we’re thrilled to share an excerpt from F.C. Yee’s Avatar, The Last

Pennywise Returns to Spread More Fiendish Terror in the First Trailer for It Chapter Two

When we last saw the members of the Losers’ Club—the misfit kids of Derry, Maine—they had just made a vow to reunite when Pennywise, the sewer-dwelling demon who preys on their worst fears, inevitably lurches back to life. As the first trailer for the much-anticipated It Chapter Two reveals, the characters may be…

Adam Savage Teaches You How to Set a Deadline (By Way of Alien) in This Excerpt From His New Book

Adam Savage is known to most people from Discovery Channel’s popular series MythBusters, but if you’re a sci-fi fan, you’ve no doubt taken notice of his extracurricular activities as well—many of which are inspired by Savage’s fascination with iconic props from some of his favorite movies. Now he’s got a new book that…

io9 Digs Into Game of Thrones' Epic But Murky Battle of Winterfell

Welcome back to Battle of Thrones, io9's weekly breakdown of an important moment of conflict in the latest Game of Thrones episode. Last week, James and I talked about Jaime Lannister’s tense arrival at Winterfell, but this week’s “The Long Night” was pretty much an important moment of conflict from start to finish.…

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