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Watch as a master sculptor and FX artist discusses his process for restoring puppets from Jim Henson's classic "The Dark Crystal."<p>Plus, you can see a …

Best costumes seen at 2017 New York Comic Con

Last weekend, pop culture junkies and comic book fans from across the nation flocked to New York City to attend its 2017 Comic Con.<p>For several days, attendees got the latest scoop on upcoming television and film, like the latest season of "The Walking Dead" and a new trailer to "Pacific Rim …

Comics

The Best and Most Epic Cosplay From New York Comic Con

New York Comic Con 2017 may not have had as many spoilers and reveals as its San Diego counterpart, but it was bursting with epic cosplay, including …

Two-Headed Bat Found in Brazil Is the Stuff of Nightmares

Nature isn’t always sunshine and kitties. This proved itself yet again recently, when researchers at the Universidade Federal Rural do Rio de Janeiro …

17 Cosplays From This Year's Comic-Con That Are Honestly Pretty Awesome

These cosplayers don't mess around.

Comics

Our Favorite Cosplay From San Diego Comic-Con 2017, Day One

San Diego Comic-Con 2017 got underway on Thursday, and it didn’t take long for the cosplayers to show their stuff. It’s barely been 24 hours and …

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We've got a shockingly good Jon Snow, a heavily armed Red Ranger, Wreck-It Ralph’s Vanellope in her sweet (literally) ride, and so much more!

The Best Cosplay From FanimeCon 2017

Couldn't make it to FanimeCon 2017? GameSpot has you covered with some photos of the amazing cosplay at the event from favorites like D.Va, Goku, Squirtle and more. Click ahead to check out some of the best cosplayers we saw at the show!<p>Photography credit goes to GameSpot's Gajan Kulasingham and …

The Coolest Cosplay From Houston Comicpalooza 2017

Houston Comicpalooza is making waves in Texas this weekend, and Canada’s getting its cosplay on with the Toronto Comic Arts Festival. io9's Evan …

Watch parents and kids get silly after smoking weed together for the first time

Getting stoned with your parents can be a tricky situation, but the benefits can greatly outweigh the awkwardness that will surely ensue.<p>Continuing …

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A Really Cool Collection Of Wintry Cosplay Photos

(Winter Wonderland Lulu cosplay by Nimdra)<p>Cosplayers already look cool when they're strutting around in costume, except for those rare awkward …

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io9's Guide to All the Movies You Give a Damn About in 2017

The movies of 2017 are a truly star-studded bunch. There’s Spider-Man, Batman, Wolverine, Thor and Wonder Woman. King Kong, the Gunslinger, Power …

The Best Cosplay Of 2016

There’s been a lot of incredible cosplay over on our dedicated cosplay site throughout 2016, but this is the time of year when we sit down and work …

Anime

Can You Pick Out All the References in This Action-Packed Scifi Poster Mashup?

Your eyeballs may not be prepared for what we’re about to show you.<p>Below is a piece of art by Josan Gonzalez and Laurie Greasley which combines …

The Greatest Cosplay From This Year's Blizzcon

The world could always use more heroes—and more cosplay, too. Fans of Blizzard Entertainment descended on Anaheim this past weekend to celebrate the …

io9 Halloween Costume Show: The Big Day Is Here!

Happy Halloween, everyone! Yes the day of chills and frights is finally upon us—and so is the chance to dress up in all those amazing costumes you’ve …

Movie Review: Anne Hathaway Is Literally a Giant Monster in the Crazy, Original, Colossal

In <i>Colossal</i>, Anne Hathaway plays an alcoholic underachiever who is forced to move back to her rural hometown. There, she realizes if she stands in a …

A Haunting Short Film Set in a World Where Evolution Happens Rapidly—And Is Often Deadly

In the dystopian world of <i>Dust</i>, evolution occurs at a breakneck rate, forming organisms that may hold miraculous powers or trigger deadly plagues. …

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‘Stranger Things’ Are Afoot In The Funny And Awesome Cosplay Of The Week

<i>Stranger Things</i> cosplayers photographed by keyh.<p>It’s that time of the week when we post a mixed bag of intriguing costumes we’ve spotted recently. Some of it’s new; some of it isn’t; all of it is worth highlighting. And just as a reminder, please keep the comments section civil. These aren’t …

Stranger Things

Captain America And Some Superfriends Assemble For The Cosplay Of The Week

Rule 63 Captain America cosplayed by Hijabi Hooligan and photographed by Transwarp Photography.<p>It’s that time of the week when we post a mixed bag of intriguing costumes we’ve spotted recently. Some of it’s new; some of it isn’t; all of it is worth highlighting. And just as a reminder, please keep …

Comics

Awesome Cosplay Of The Week: San Diego Comic-Con 2016 Edition

DC Bombshells Batgirl photographed by V Threepio.<p>It’s that time of the week when we post a mixed bag of intriguing costumes we’ve spotted recently. We already did a roundup of our favorite pictures from last weekend’s San Diego Comic-Con, but more photos have been uploaded since then, so here’s the …

The Best Cosplay Of San Diego Comic-Con 2016

She-Ra and The Sorceress photographed by KidFlash.<p>San Diego Comic-Con 2016 wrapped up on Sunday after an eventful four days of action-packed trailers and big casting announcements, but there was also plenty of entertainment provided by the attendees themselves, who seem to come up with funnier and …

Best Cosplay Ever (This Week) 09.07.15

Do you have a stellar cosplay that you would like to submit for Best Cosplay Ever (This Week)? If so, please submit your cosplay photos HERE (or …

Cosplay

This Cosplay Of The Week Is So Raven

Raven (<i>Teen Titans</i>) cosplayed by CAMI, photographed by Ronaldo Ichi for CAA Photoshoot Magazine.<p>It’s that time of the week when we post a mixed bag of intriguing costumes we’ve spotted recently. Some of it’s new; some of it isn’t; all of it is worth highlighting. And just as a reminder, please keep …

Seeing the First Person View of a Lego Toy Train Riding Around on a Track Is Surprisingly Fun

Seeing the perspective of a toy train is way, way more fun than it should be. About 160 feet of Lego train tracks were laid out around this guy’s …

Winter Is Coming To The Cosplay Of The Week

Arya Stark and Margaery Tyrell (<i>Game Of Thrones</i>) photographed by Kirill Kirilenko.<p>It’s that time of the week when we post a mixed bag of intriguing costumes we’ve spotted recently. Some of it’s new; some of it isn’t; all of it is worth highlighting. And just as a reminder, please keep the comments …

This Kid’s BB-8 Costume From ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Is The Best In Any Galaxy