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Burnham and Spock Finally Reunite in the New Star Trek: Discovery Trailer

At New York Comic-Con, we met Discovery’s younger, bearded take on Star Trek’s most iconic Vulcan, Spock. And now, after all the teasing and waiting, not only do we get to learn more about what he’s up to, we get to see him reunite with his sister...and things aren’t going to well for either the universe or Spock and…

See Hayao Miyazaki Meet His First CG Creation in This Exclusive Clip From Never-Ending Man See Hayao Miyazaki Meet His First CG Creation in This Exclusive Clip From Never-Ending Man

The story behind animation legend Hayao Miyazaki’s retirement from Studio Ghibli—and nascent return to work on new animation mediums and deliver one last film—is well known at this point. But a new documentary wants to show the world the personal struggle behind Miyazaki’s latest quest, and we’ve got a brief look.

DC's Stargirl Show Has Found Its Starman DC's Stargirl Show Has Found Its Starman

Mark Hamill talks Star Wars: Episode IX secrecy. Birds of Prey casts an intriguing ally for Renee Montoya. Black Mirror adds a surprising guest star. Supernatural celebrates three hundred episodes with the return of a familiar face. Plus, what’s to come on the DC/CW shows, and new clips from Into the Spider-Verse and …

Marvel Just Revealed One of Its Most Intriguing Spider-Man Comics In Years Marvel Just Revealed One of Its Most Intriguing Spider-Man Comics In Years

Spider-Man is one of the most beloved superheroes in the world for a reason—the ideals Peter Parker and the other people who’ve donned the Spider-mantle over the years have a reach that’s far and wide, and can be used to tell all kinds of different stories. But a new series out next year promises to tell one of the…

Old School Kaiju Icons Collide in This Retro Re-Imagining of the Godzilla: King of the Monsters Trailer Old School Kaiju Icons Collide in This Retro Re-Imagining of the Godzilla: King of the Monsters Trailer

Few things are certain in life, but one constant is this: When there is a new trailer for Godzilla: King of the Monsters out, there will inevitably be a fan mashup that recreates it using footage from Japanese tokusatsu films.

Here's Your First Tiny Little Tease for The Punisher Season 2 Here's Your First Tiny Little Tease for The Punisher Season 2

Defenders may be falling all around him, but Frank Castle’s still standing—for now, at least. And we’ve got a little taste of him getting ready for action.

Birds of Prey Has Cast Another Intriguing Batman Villain Birds of Prey Has Cast Another Intriguing Batman Villain

Stephen Lang teases where his Avatar villain is at going into the sequel. Alex Kurtzman discusses the tonal differences between Star Trek: Discovery and the new Picard series. Plus, new clips from Supernatural and Aquaman, and what to expect from the Duke Nukem movie. To me, my Spoilers!

Plans Are Underway to Build a New Ultraman Legacy in the West Plans Are Underway to Build a New Ultraman Legacy in the West

Ultraman is one of Japan’s most iconic superheroes. And while each generation of size-changing defenders of the Earth has been enchanting Japanese audiences for over half a century, Ultraman’s impact around the wider world has been in fits and starts. But it may not be for much longer.

Marvel's Teasing Some Big Changes to the Fantastic Four's Origins Marvel's Teasing Some Big Changes to the Fantastic Four's Origins

The Fantastic Four might have only just recently come back to the Marvel Universe—but that’s not going to stop Marvel Comics from getting its fans riled up about some plans to change everything we knew about how the First Family came together.

Brandon Sanderson Wrote a Magic: The Gathering Novella, and You Can Read the First Chapter Right Here Brandon Sanderson Wrote a Magic: The Gathering Novella, and You Can Read the First Chapter Right Here

Brandon Sanderson is known for his fantastical, intricate magic systems across the whole interconnected worlds of his Cosmere novels. But now, he’s turning to another of his passions to weave a new story of magic: literally, because he’s gotten his hands on the worlds of the legendary card game Magic: The Gathering.

Shaun the Sheep's Next Movie Is Heading to Space

It’s a close encounter of the herd kind.

Jason Momoa Weighs In on the Future of His DCEU Co-Stars Jason Momoa Weighs In on the Future of His DCEU Co-Stars

Producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura teases the future of Hasbro’s movie plans for Transformers and G.I. Joe. Legendary has the rights to The Toxic Avenger. Christina Hodson explains just why Birds of Prey’s hilariously long title stuck. Plus, teasers for the Roswell reboot, and J.K. Rowling is already teasing Fantastic…

Doctor Who Tried to Have Two Finales at Once, and It Mostly Worked Doctor Who Tried to Have Two Finales at Once, and It Mostly Worked

Doctor Who’s 11th season has seen the series go through a bit of an existential crisis—is the show a character-driven scifi drama, or a big old whizzbang romp with explosive stakes? “The Battle of Ranskoor Av Kolos” distilled that debate within itself by trying to present a finale that tackled both of those things at…

io9 Roundtable: Breaking Down the Earth-Shattering Arrowverse Revelations of Elseworlds Part One io9 Roundtable: Breaking Down the Earth-Shattering Arrowverse Revelations of Elseworlds Part One

Elseworlds, this year’s big DC/CW crossover, is upon us—kicking off in last night’s episode of The Flash, the mysterious Monitor made his move... and gave us an hour of giggle-inducing metahumor in the process, along with some pretty key character moments for TV’s finest heroes. It was so huge, io9 needed a teamup of…

Another Familiar Face Is Confirmed for Bond 25 Another Familiar Face Is Confirmed for Bond 25

Godzilla: King of the Monsters teases an epic kaiju showdown. Jessica Chastain promises to take on the X-Men in Dark Phoenix. The new Aladdin remake could be adding new songs to the animated classic’s iconic soundtrack. Plus, a new look at the Kim Possible movie, and what’s to come on Titans. Spoilers, away!

Get Ready for a Battle in the Spoiler-Filled Doctor Who Finale Discussion Zone Get Ready for a Battle in the Spoiler-Filled Doctor Who Finale Discussion Zone

Tonight, the Doctor and her friends took to the planet of Ranskoor Av Kolos on a mission of mercy—only to find a dark threat and an echo of the past. Want to talk spoilers about Doctor Who’s season 11 finale? Join us!

Captain Marvel Gets an Awesome Action Figure, and More of the Most Kickass Toys of the Week Captain Marvel Gets an Awesome Action Figure, and More of the Most Kickass Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular roundup of the coolest collectibles and merchandise we’ve seen floating around on the internet. This week, Figuarts gets Captain Marvel fever, Lego reveals another grand addition to its modular building series...and Mr. T is strong with the force!? Check it out!

Star Trek's Latest Short Treks Gives Saru the Brilliant, Inspiring Origin Story He Deserves Star Trek's Latest Short Treks Gives Saru the Brilliant, Inspiring Origin Story He Deserves

Lt. Saru is one of Star Trek: Discovery’s most fascinating characters—not just as a previously unseen species within the canon, but because he brings with him the question of how a member of his seemingly ever-fearful race ever got into boldly going. The latest Short Treks episode masterfully delivers on exploring…

All the Details We Spotted in the Dramatic Avengers: Endgame Trailer

Well, folks, we have it: After months of waiting, speculation, rumors, and demands, we’ve finally gotten our first look at Avengers 4, now known as Avengers: Endgame. As ever with these cryptic teasers, it’s a look that shows off a bunch of things... and yet, not a lot at the same time. Let’s go through and break it…

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