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Felicia Day and Steven Yeun Will Star In the CHEW Animated Movie

Chew isn’t your average comic. The quirky story by writer John Layman and artist Rob Guillory follows the story of cibopath Tony Chu. A cibopath can get psychic readings from… more

WonderCon Panel Recap: Cosplay 101

There are many cool things about cosplay, but the best part might be that anyone can do it. The Cosplay 101 panel at WonderCon emphasized that fact, and panelists offered… more

Nerdist Podcast: William Shatner

The legendary William Shatner chats with Chris and Jonah about his upcoming show Shatner’s World in movie theaters around the country, his love of making people laugh, and his… more
 

WonderCon Panel Recap: The Psychology of STAR TREK vs STAR WARS

Star Wars and Star Trek may be adventurous romps through space, but they also contain deeper and more complex themes. Psychologists Dr. Andrea Letamendi and Dr. Ali Mattu analyzed those… more

Interview: Marjorie Liu Talks About Her Latest Book, X-MEN, and Harassment In Comics

You may know Marjorie Liu from her novels such as Tiger Eye and The Iron Hunt and her work on comics like Astonishing X-Men and X-23. The prolific and talented… more

Gail Simone, Kelly Sue DeConnick, and More Talk Strong Female Characters at WonderCon

Though there are several well-rounded, kick-butt female characters in comics, we still have a long way to go. Women need more representation across the spectrum; Women come in every shape,… more
 

Amazon Partners with HBO To Stream Several Series (But Not GAME OF THRONES)

If you’ve been on the fence about signing up for Amazon Prime at $99 per year, we have some news that may affect your decision: They’ve just signed an exclusive… more

Simon Kinberg Discusses Canon Source For New STAR WARS Films

In case you didn’t know, the Star Wars universe has different levels of canon. For example, G-canon is George Lucas canon. It primarily includes the six existing films. The Expanded… more

STAR WARS REBELS at WonderCon

The Empire invaded WonderCon last weekend with a panel all about Disney’s upcoming animated series Star Wars Rebels. Besides showcasing a new clip from the series, panelists Dave Filoni (executive… more
 

Mondo Celebrates Laika with PARANORMAN and CORALINE Vinyl

The Laika animation studio is responsible for movies like Paranorman, Coraline, and the upcoming film The Boxtrolls. In honor of the recent Record Store Day event (on Saturday, April 19th),… more

BIOSHOCK INFINITE Barbershop Quartet Cosplayers Sing ‘God Only Knows’

Like to sing and wear costumes? There’s a cosplay made for that combination. In BioShock Infinite, a barbershop quartet appears in the game on a flying barge. The quartet is… more

DIY STAR WARS Planet Mobile

Are you or your kids feeling as bored as Luke Skywalker on Tatooine? Then dust off the landspeeder and head into the nearest city that isn’t a hive of scum… more
 

Nathan Fillion Shows Off His Comic Book Nail Art Skills On CONAN

You never know what you’ll learn by tuning into late night television. You could discover a new band, hear a hilarious joke, or you could find out Nathan Fillion can… more

See the GAME OF THRONES Cast React to the Purple Wedding

Warning: this post contains spoilers for the most recent episode of Game of Thrones, “The Lion and The Rose.” The conclusion of Sunday’s foray into Westeros was satisfying to fans,… more

Review: LUMBERJANES #1

When you start noticing more plaid at comic conventions this summer, you can blame Lumberjanes. The first issue of the new all-ages comic from BOOM! Studios was just released last… more
 

Learn How To Make Soap On DIY DAMMIT with Alice Wetterlund

It’s time to come clean with DIY Dammit. In the latest episode, host Joselyn Hughes and comedian Alice Wetterlund teach us to craft colorful soap. You don’t have to get… more

Watch STAR TREK Films Accompanied By a Live Orchestra

Go boldly where few films have gone before and experience both of J.J. Abrams’ Star Trek films accompanied by a live orchestra: Star Trek and Star Trek Into Darkness… more

Craig Drake’s STAR WARS Art On Display at Hero Complex Gallery

The best word to describe Craig Drake’s art is striking. His illustrations have an almost minimalist quality but manage to be bold at the same time. Drake uses just a… more
 

Watch a Documentary From 1981 About The Making of THE MUPPET SHOW

The Muppet Show is one of those series that crawls into your heart and never leaves. If I could put a face on nostalgia, it might be Kermit the Frog…. more

Paul Bettany Discusses Playing The Vision in AVENGERS: AGE OF ULTRON

Paul Bettany is right by Tony Stark’s side and often saving his rear as J.A.R.V.I.S. He’s faithful, and he’s funny. There’s nothing quite like hearing… more

Review: CAT PERSON, Seo Kim’s Kitty-centric Cartoons

Creators have been making comics journals for years, but recent developments in website templates and sites like Tumblr have made it easier than ever for anyone to share the inside… more
 

Pickstarter: Save The Home of Anakin Skywalker

The desert is a brutal environment. Sand, wind, heat – it all combines to create harsh conditions that affect people and structures. Why do you think Obi-Wan got so grizzled in… more

DIVERGENT Trilogy To Become Four Movies Instead of Three

Want more Divergent? Good, because you’re going to get it. Following the trends of movies such as The Hunger Games: Mockingjay and Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows, the final… more

Anne Hathaway and Jimmy Fallon Put a Broadway Spin On Rap Songs

Jimmy Fallon’s brought a lot of personality to The Tonight Show, and the musical additions are my favorite. You never know what you’ll see, and to demonstrate that point, Fallon… more