Ms. Marvel Episode 3 Recap: “Destined”, New Villain Explained

The Khan family knows how to throw a bash.Image: Marvel Studios When we last saw Kamala Khan (Iman Vellani) on Disney+ series Ms. Marvel, she was running away from scary government drones and agents, led by Agent Deever (Alyia Reiner) and straight into Kamran’s (Rish Shah) fancy car, where she meets the cute new boy’s mysterious … Read more

Obi-Wan vs Vader, Luke and Leia

One last ride for Obi-Wan Kenobi.Image: Lucasfilm Obi-Wan Kenobi has reached its conclusion and I feel super weird about it. It’s that feeling you get after you finish a movie, show, or book you’ve been waiting forever for and it hasn’t quite processed yet. You know that it’s over, the mysteries are solved, and yet, … Read more

Short Fantasy by S.G. Demciri

Illustration: Grandfailure (Adobe Stock) io9 is proud to present fiction from LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE. Once a month, we feature a story from LIGHTSPEED’s current issue. This month’s selection is “The Crowning of the Lord Tazenket, Vulture God of the Eye” by S.G. Demciri. We’ll be presenting this novelette in two parts; part one was published on … Read more

Disney+ Series Ms. Marvel Episode 2 Recap: Crushed

Kamala takes her first steps to becoming the hero she wants to be.Image: Marvel Studios When we left Kamala (Iman Vellani) last week, she discovered she has powers! She’s a hero for saving Zoe Zimmer (Laurel Marsden). But how will she further move forward as a hero? Having awakened her powers in episode one, “Crushed” … Read more

Short Fantasy by S.G. Demciri

Illustration: Grandfailure (Adobe Stock) io9 is proud to present fiction from LIGHTSPEED MAGAZINE. Once a month, we feature a story from LIGHTSPEED’s current issue. This month’s selection is “The Crowning of the Lord Tazenket, Vulture God of the Eye” by S.G. Demciri. We’ll be presenting this novelette in two parts; part two will be available … Read more

Ms Marvel Episode 1 Recap: Generation Why

Kamala quickly learns her superhero fantasies are about to become reality.Image: Marvel Studios Ms. Marvel is here! The beloved fan favorite of millions has made her MCU debut to the excitement of fans everywhere. But how does the premiere stack up in presenting one of Marvel Comics’ brightest young heroes to a mass audience on … Read more

Updated Marvel Movie & Marvel Disney+ TV Release Dates

With 27 feature films and six Disney+ shows in 14 years, the Marvel Cinematic Universe dominates pop culture through its shared comic book worlds. Doctor Strange in The Multiverse of Madness was released on May 6, and the hype train keeps moving with Thor: Love and Thunder arriving July 8. Fans are amped up with … Read more

A New Star Wars Star is Born

Obi-Wan Kenobi does have an exciting companion on the show, but it’s not this animal.Image: Lucasfilm For 45 years, many Star Wars fans have had a rather simple understanding of Obi-Wan Kenobi. An assumption that the former Jedi Master just hung out on Tatooine watching over Luke Skywalker for a few decades. Well, you can … Read more