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Follow This Man's Quest to Make A Life-Sized Suit of Hulkbuster Armor Follow This Man's Quest to Make A Life-Sized Suit of Hulkbuster Armor

He’s building it in a shed. With scraps. That he bought... on eBay.

Summer Movie Preview: 33 Movies to Watch Out For Summer Movie Preview: 33 Movies to Watch Out For

Traditionally, summer blockbusters don’t get released before May 1. But, as in so many other ways, Avengers: Infinity War is making its own rules. It’s decided the summer movie season begins this Friday, April 27, and everyone else can deal with it. All we can do is to tell you about the other 32 big movies coming out…

This See-Through Combination Lock Unravels the Mystery of School Lockers

As you raced through your locker combination four or five times a day during high school, did you ever stop to wonder how those seemingly random rotations actually worked to protect your lunch and textbooks? The lock’s mysterious inner workings were always hidden away under a metal case, but this clear plastic replica…

It Took Almost 10 Days to 3D-Print This Giant Millennium Falcon Model

3D printers haven’t quite ushered in a new industrial revolution, but every day it seems there’s another irrational reason why you might consider buying one. As this soothing timelapse reveals, if you’ve got the patience to wait almost ten days, you could 3D print yourself an impressive replica of the Millennium Falcon

You Can Soon Own a HAL 9000 Replica That Uses Amazon Alexa to Control Your Home, Dave You Can Soon Own a HAL 9000 Replica That Uses Amazon Alexa to Control Your Home, Dave

As I vaguely recall, 2001: A Space Odyssey might have been trying to tell us something about the dangers of artificial intelligence. But I haven’t seen the movie in years, and instead of morals, all I can remember is how cool HAL9000 seemed, so I’m already fantasizing about making room on my wall for this replica of…

This Is Our Best Look Yet at the Millennium Falcon Before Han Solo Got His Hands on It

On May 25, Solo: A Star Wars Story won’t just be revealing the origins of characters like Han Solo, Chewbacca, and Lando Calrissian, we’ll also get to see how the Millennium Falcon came to be the fastest hunk of junk in the galaxy. Well before Han Solo dumped Jabba the Hutt’s smuggled cargo, the Falcon looked…

This Tiny Replica Video Store Offers Tiny '90s Nostalgia This Tiny Replica Video Store Offers Tiny '90s Nostalgia

Ah, yes, the good old days. Where forgetting a movie on your coffee table could cost you, and a Blockbuster card was essential cultural currency. The days of the local video store may be long gone (well, mostly), but one prop creator has built the perfect memorial.

Real-life Thor Builds a Flying Mjolnir Hammer That Returns to Him

We all fantasize about what life would be like with the same superpowers that Marvel’s heroes wield. But inventor Allen Pan does more than just daydream, he hacks together gadgets that give him similar abilities to characters like Captain America, and Thor, with this flying Mjolnir hammer.

A Hela Figure to Rule Your Desk, and More of the Best Toys of the Week A Hela Figure to Rule Your Desk, and More of the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of all the awesome new toys rapidly sucking the money out of our wallets this week. We’ve got a Thor: Ragnarok figure worthy of Cate Blanchett’s glory, an extravagant as hell Frozen sleigh, a tricked-out Batmobile, and a very fancy phaser. Take a look!

Keanu Reeves' Family Is All Clones in the First Trailer for Replicas Keanu Reeves' Family Is All Clones in the First Trailer for Replicas

Keanu Reeves has done a bunch of science fiction movies in his career. Some are all-timers, like The Matrix and Bill and Ted’s Excellent Adventure. Others really stink, like Johnny Mnemonic and The Day the Earth Stood Still. Now he’s back in that familiar genre with Replicas, and it feels like he might just have…

Could Another Archie Comics Icon Be Coming to Riverdale Next Season? Could Another Archie Comics Icon Be Coming to Riverdale Next Season?

Plans on the It sequel are already moving forward. Arrow casts the son of Deathstroke. Plus, colorful new posters from Thor: Ragnarok; what’s to come on The Orville, Last Man on Earth, Gotham, and more; and new footage from Star Trek: Discovery. Behold, spoilers!

Our Best Look at Justice League's Big Villain, And More of the Coolest Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the latest plastic behemoths that are going to drain away all your spare change. This week, there’s a Justice League blowout, including our best look yet at the movie’s ferocious villain. Plus, a truly fabulous Magneto figure, and the world’s most impractical Thor…

It's Worth Buying T2 Again For This Fantastic Terminator Arm Replica It's Worth Buying T2 Again For This Fantastic Terminator Arm Replica

It sucks having to re-buy your favorite movies every time a new format comes out. But this new Terminator 2 box set not only gets you one of the greatest action movies of all time in glorious 4K, it also comes with a limited edition metal T-800 endoskeleton arm that brings you one step closer to building your own…

Casual Friday Schwarzenegger, X-Men Deadpool, and All the Best Toys of the Week Casual Friday Schwarzenegger, X-Men Deadpool, and All the Best Toys of the Week

Welcome back to Toy Aisle, io9's weekly roundup of the fanciest toys that will have you even more upset you’re not able to make it to the San Diego Comic-Con this year. And if you’ve ever lamented not having an Arnold Schwarzenegger figure that looks like he just took the day off to visit Home Depot, you’ll find…

You've Only Got Six Months to Build This Wearable K-2SO Puppet For Halloween

If you’re planning to build your own lightsaber, droid, or time-traveling DeLorean replica, the first place you need to visit is the Replica Prop Forum. It’s the online hangout for builders to share tips and photos of their creations. It’s also where you’ll find Darren Moser detailing his build of a life-size K-2SO…

For $400 You Can Own a Flawlessly Detailed Tiny Replica of Seinfeld's Apartment For $400 You Can Own a Flawlessly Detailed Tiny Replica of Seinfeld's Apartment

It’s quite possibly one of the most recognizable apartments in TV history, and if you’ve been looking to fill a Costanza-sized hole in your heart ever since the show went off the air, you can now own a tiny replica of the Seinfeld apartment, recreated with an incredible attention to detail.

Construction Finally Begins on China's Titanic Replica That Simulates the Disaster Construction Finally Begins on China's Titanic Replica That Simulates the Disaster

A few years ago, plans were announced for a life-size replica of the Titanic, the luxury ship whose sinking inspired a very expensive movie and some great blogs. On Wednesday, construction of the large fake boat finally began.

Watch Adam Savage Geek Out Over an Original HAL 9000 in Peter Jackson's Amazing Prop Collection

Before he started busting myths, Adam Savage worked in the special effects industry building props and models for films. His love of iconic film artifacts is reflected in some of the recent builds he’s shared online, but it’s also fun to just watch him geek out over Peter Jackson’s amazing film prop collection.

How to Turn a BB-8 Toy Into an Authentic-Looking Movie Prop

The marvels of modern manufacturing allow toymakers to add incredible detail to their products. But the reason the BB-8 toy you bought looks almost nothing like the BB-8 seen in The Force Awakens is because you need to add a weathered, worn finish like the film’s prop makers did.

Adam Savage Built a Perfect Replica of The Fifth Element's Zorg ZF-1 Blaster

The Fifth Element is one of those movies you can’t help but watch all the way through whenever it’s on TV. There are just too many wonderful moments to miss, but clearly Adam Savage’s favorite was the reveal of the Zorg ZF-1 blaster. Why else would he spend over 10 years building a replica of his own?

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