How I made Hellboy in my image

King Balor I wanted the markings of royalty to be natural. I didn’t want the king to actually have a crown, because a separate crown is needed to control the Golden Army and it would only become confusing. I thought it would be nice if these antlers or dreamlike branches came out of his head […]

New York Comic Con Metaverse Sets ‘The Walking Dead’, ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Helstrom’, ‘Lost’ Anniversary, More For All-Digital Confab

Season six of Fear the Walking Dead explores what has become of the unlikely family once united by a mission to help those in need. After being torn apart by Virginia (Colby Minifie) and her Pioneers, the group is now dispersed across her far-reaching settlements. Morgan’s (Lennie James) last message at the end of season […]

Talking horses and perfect faces: The rise of virtual celebrities

This overlap between the real and virtual is a common theme. In August this year, the Japanese record label Sacra Music hosted a “concert” for Kaguya Luna, bringing together 200 spectators. Instead of a physical venue, the event took place in a shared digital world. Each audience member sat at home using a virtual reality […]

Paris Hilton reckons with her legacy — and so should we

She later tweeted “I deleted my first tweet about the new rules for best movie OSCARS because I feel it was a poor analogy & misrepresented my viewpoint. I am 100% behind diversity inclusion & tolerance. I’m opposed to MANDATED ARBITRARY percentages relating to hiring human beings in any business.”

Hogwarts and Godzilla are now in Flight Sim, thanks to the power of mods

Plenty of mods have already appeared to improve real-life locations, such as Switzerland’s Matterhorn mountain and even Stonehenge, but I really love the idea of modders importing fantasy locations and scenery for us to explore. Given Microsoft Flight Sim has already inadvertently created an Eye of Sauron tower, can someone make a version of Mordor […]

Amid pandemic isolation, audio erotica is having a moment

A: The majority of our listeners identify as women ages 25-35, but 18-24 is our fastest-growing age demographic. Listeners are both single (41%) and in a relationship (54%), and 33% identify as queer while 67% identify as straight. Dipsea was designed with women in mind but welcomes listeners of all gender identities. Research shows that […]

Introducing Warhammer 40k to comic readers with Batman: Year One-style take on the iconic Marneus Calgar

When [Marvel editor] Mark Basso suggested Jacen for the book, it seemed a perfect chance to fulfill that. Clearly this isn’t the level of gore that we’d be doing on something at Avatar, but someone who could go there is obviously a boon. He’s also someone whose skills have been honed by working almost exclusively […]

Lena Dunham Opens Up About Her Childhood Love, Hannah’s Iowa Breakdown, and Internet Trolls

“We stopped at a tattoo parlor in Taos, New Mexico, and I sufficiently harassed my father, so he agreed to let me do it,” says Dunham. “I was that kid who was coming home with a pierced bellybutton that I’d have to remove two hours later. The amount of piercings I had that I don’t […]

PS5 Roundup: Games, Price And Release Date Rumors, And What We Know

He also discussed how backwards compatibility will be approached in the PS5 internally, and how the functionality will not be removed upon subsequent console iterations given the nature of their approach to designing the feature. “One way you can achieve backwards compatibility is to put the previous console’s chip set into the new console, like […]