Senator Kamala Harris Invokes Avengers: Infinity War to Defend Net Neutrality

io9

Democratic Senator and Presidential hopeful Kamala Harris is a fan of superhero films, and has been known to use them to illustrate ideas related to her various political platforms. Following Congressman Michael Doyle Jr.’s (D, Pa.) Save the Internet Act making it through the House in a 232-190 vote, Harris took to…

Read more…

https://io9.gizmodo.com/senator-kamala-harris-invokes-avengers-infinity-war-to-1833980479

Doctor Who, Fan Fiction, and a YouTube Documentary Headline This Year’s Hugo Awards Finalists

io9

The nominees for the Hugo Awards are here, honoring the best in 2018's comics, movies, TV shows, and other works. We’ve got some staples in genre fiction, like Black Panther and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, along with a few surprises—including the first time in Hugo history that a YouTube series has been…

Read more…

https://io9.gizmodo.com/doctor-who-fan-fiction-and-a-youtube-documentary-head-1833742171

Lego Batman Celebrates 80 Years of Comics Batman, and More of the Most Bat-tastic Toys of the Week

io9

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's regular round up of all the shiny new bits of plastic threatening our bank accounts that we’ve seen on the internet. This week: Batman celebrates his 80th birthday the Lego way, Nebula strikes a pose with a new Figuarts toy, and the most perfect Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles kitchen…

Read more…

https://io9.gizmodo.com/lego-batman-celebrates-80-years-of-comics-batman-and-m-1833570439

Tracing the MCU Timeline of That Important Captain Marvel Artifact

io9

Aside from the fact that it stars Carol Danvers, a hero we know will team up with the Avengers in Endgame next month, Captain Marvel’s wider connections to the Marvel Cinematic Universe don’t really become clear until quite a bit into the movie. If you’ve got questions about it, we’re here to help.

Read more…

https://io9.gizmodo.com/tracing-the-mcu-timeline-of-that-important-captain-marv-1833271480

Marvel Updates Avengers: Endgame Poster to Put Danai Gurira Among the Top Stars

io9

Alongside this morning’s ginormous Avengers: Endgame trailer, Marvel released the brand new theatrical poster for the movie. Fans, being the eagle-eyed clue-scourers they are, quickly pored over every one of its details, and found something they thought was pretty strange: Danai Gurira’s name missing from the top…

Read more…

https://io9.gizmodo.com/marvel-updates-avengers-endgame-poster-to-put-danai-gu-1833302758