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July 09 2014

(SPOILER) A review of James Marsters' 'Spike: Into The Light' graphic novel. "The man himself joins the Buffy comics to write his own. And it's good." More...
Giles featured on Previously.TV's "badass week." In which Giles' surprise return for the season six finale is deemed to be badass.
On the ethics of vampire slaying in Buffy the Vampire Slayer. One writer makes a case for re-ensouling all vampires in the Buffyverse.

July 08 2014

The first use of 'to Google' on television? "Have you googled her yet?" "She's 17!"

July 02 2014

Buffy Season 10 #5 SDCC14 exclusive cover. Scroll down to number 3 on the list.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #4. The "Where the River Meets the Sea" arc continues.

June 30 2014

(SPOILER) Kristin Bauer van Straten talks about her appreciation for Buffy. She talks about how Buffy opened the door for True Blood. Spoilers for the latest episode of True Blood.

June 26 2014

Funko announces a Buffy Pop! Vinyl Comic Con exclusive. The limited edition variant is "Battle Worn" Buffy.

June 25 2014

Why is Orphan Black still fighting a war Buffy should have won over 10 years ago? "The geek community is ready for strong women. It has been for quite sometime. So why is this a war that's still being waged?".
Fight! Which Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode is the best? So far it's 'Once More, with Feeling' battling it out with 'Hush' for the top slot on the leaderboard.

June 23 2014

Ed Sheeran's 'Afire Love' samples Buffy score. He talks about chopping up the piano part from 'Remembering Jenny' and playing it in a difference sequence in this YouTube interview. More...

June 20 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #4. CBR has the preview.

June 19 2014

BuzzFeed quiz: Which Buffy character should you hook up with? Finally, the quiz we've all been waiting for.
Buffy fandom gets nominated for 'Best Fandom Forever' at the mtvU Fandom Awards. No, we've never heard of them either. However you should be able to vote for the fandom sometime in the near future by reblogging on Tumblr.

June 18 2014

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 10 #4 makes Nerdist.com's Comic Book Day pull list. Nerdist highlights the Brendon penned issue for their weekly pull list. More...
Digital Angel & Faith Season 9 bundle for $39.99. That's 25 issues worth.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #4. It's the second part of Nick Brendon and Christos Gage's arc.

June 17 2014

(SPOILER) Christos Gage interview on Buffy Season 10. He teases some new info.

June 15 2014

8 best fictional father figures (who weren't actually fathers). A certain Watcher appears on this Father's Day themed list.

June 13 2014

TV Guide's 24 greatest action heroes. Buffy comes in at number two on this list. "She always rose to the challenge of reducing terrifying monsters to dust while confronting inner demons of adolescent turmoil".
Press release for Funko's Buffy the Vampire Slayer Pop! Vinyl Figure Line. There's also new pics of the figures (which includes a variant Spike).

June 12 2014

Orphan Black's Jordan Gavaris - "I learned to talk by watching Joss Whedon". Jordan talks to EW.com about his collection of Buffy shooting scripts and dancing with Joss at Nerd HQ.
Emily the Puzzle Slayer (with Tom Lenk as a lifeline). Emily Nussbaum, TV critic for The New Yorker, talks to NPR's Ask Me Another about her love of Buffy. And then she gets Tom Lenk to help her out on a Slayer trivia quiz.
BuffyFest Israel 2014 Coverage. A recap of the recent BuffyFest convention in Tel Aviv, Israel.

June 08 2014

Toronto doesn't worry about vampires. How one man is making Neighbourhood Watch signs more comforting.

June 07 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 10 #4. CBR has the preview for the fourth part of "New Rules."

June 06 2014

The Buffy scene in 'The Fault in Our Stars'. Author John Green was asked about it recently, and he said "That was a very smart decision from [director] Josh [Boone] to make a subtle comment about fandom. Because that could have been anything, and Josh was very smart it to make it Buffy and Angel. Josh is such a genius".

June 05 2014

15 problems only people from Sunnydale will understand. "Come for the weather, slay for the friends."

June 04 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #3. Victor Gischler's tale continues.

June 03 2014

"Orphan Black: a worthy heir to Buffy's crown." The Guardian compares the Canadian sci-fi show to "Buffy," with a little on "Dollhouse."

June 02 2014

Behind Buffy Season 10: Victor Gischler on Angel & Faith #2. Discussion of last month's issue at Comic Book Resources.

May 30 2014

A definitive ranking of every season of every TV show that mattered. Obviously, Buffy is one of them.

May 24 2014

2014 Geek-A-Long - a mystery blanket knit-along. This week, Buffy the Vampire Slayer features as a square in the blanket.

May 23 2014

(SPOILER) Preview: Angel & Faith Season 10 #3. A preview of the newest issue of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 sister series.

May 22 2014

The Mind Robbers versus Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Hosts, Scott Carelli and Matt Smith (not THAT one) talk their Buffy history as well as Joss Whedon's original screenplay for the movie.

May 21 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #3. This marks Nick Brendon's writing debut.
Previously.TV begins a Buffy rewatch. Not without criticisms, but "Better than I remembered" does seem to win out.
The Problem of Evil in Spooky Stories. Sci-fi author John Wright discusses Christianity vs. vampires, using Buffy as his primary example.

May 19 2014

Buffy will be the next 'Starting Point' for Dark Horse. Issue 8 of Season 10 will be the place for new readers to jump on board. The wrap-around cover for the issue is certainly very Halloweeny.

May 18 2014

Vintage Casting: A 1970's Buffy the Vampire Slayer movie. This is great. Who wouldn't want to see Kurt Russell play Xander?

May 15 2014

(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffyverse comic books for August. CBR has the solicitations/covers for Angel & Faith #5 and Buffy #6.

May 14 2014

Buffy as Peanuts characters. Awesome. Especially number 3.

May 09 2014

A preview of Sarah Michelle Gellar's Buffy autograph card. Some background info as to why this is a major deal for trading card collectors can be found at Beckett.com.

May 07 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #2. Victor Gischler's "Where the River Meets the Sea" arc continues. And there's scheming pixies. That never ends well.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 10 #3. This is the first issue that Nicholas Brendon has worked on with Christos Gage.

May 06 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer as a LucasArts adventure game. This is great, kudos.
"Die Jagerin" - a Buffy the Vampire Slayer fan film. Decent production values and you can more or less follow the plot even if you don't speak German.

May 01 2014

Thirty-three fun facts about "Buffy the Vampire Slayer". Mental Floss looks back at a beloved show. More...

April 27 2014

Vampire Willow's costume from Dopplegangland features in Recycled Movie Costumes. "The outfit was used again on actress Lindsey Stoddart as Katie Ney in 2006 in an episode of Bones entitled The Man with the Bone."

April 25 2014

(SPOILER) Preview for Angel & Faith Season 10 #2. This issue will be out on May 7th.
20 movie-based TV shows from best to worst. This worst to best list features a Terminator and a Slayer. Will the Chosen One be number one?

April 24 2014

Sunderland University student set to give Buffy the Vampire Slayer talk. Sunderland University student Chloe Campbell has been invited to speak about feminism in Buffy at a conference in Chicago. An article about the show by her can be found here.
(SPOILER) Christos Gage's Slayalive Q/A for Buffy Season 10 #2. There are spoilers for upcoming stuff.

April 23 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #2. Fetch your copy. Share your thinky-thoughts.

April 22 2014

Dark Horse unveils C2E2-exclusive Buffy cover. It's for the 2nd issue of season 10, by artist Aly Fell.
Seven dudes in distress who needed saving by damsels. Joss fans will appreciate #7 on this io9 list.

April 20 2014

WonderCon '14 panel "Strong Women And The Creators Who Empower Them". Georges Jeanty discusses what makes Buffy Summers a strong woman character in comics.

April 18 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer cast: then and now. US Weekly recaps each actor's career over the years.

April 17 2014

(SPOILER) Dark Horse July 2014 Solicitations. Buffy #5 and Angel & Faith #4 are released that month.

April 11 2014

Dark Horse bring Buffy and Angel exclusives to WonderCon 2014. Lovely variant covers for the Buffy Season 10 titles.

April 09 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 10 #2. The issue is out April 23rd.

April 03 2014

(SPOILER) Victor Gischler's Slayalive Q/A for Angel & Faith #1. Discusses the first issue and there may be some subtle hints at things to come.

April 02 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #1. A fresh beginning for our heroes! The new team is made of writer Victor Gischler and artist Will Conrad.

April 01 2014

Baratheon and beyond: 15 absolutely horrible child rulers. Our Anointed One makes the AV Club's list.

March 31 2014

Behind Buffy S10: Christos Gage on Buffy #1. Christos Gage talks about the first issue of Buffy in season 10. More...

March 29 2014

Cahiers du Buffy: TV Criticism vs Film Criticism. New Yorker critic employs Buffy as a platform to describe the co-evolution of film and TV criticism.

March 28 2014

The Banality Of The First Evil. "Sarah (Bunting) and John (Ramos) [ formerly of TWOP ] revisit their issues with Buffy's biggest bad, and wonder what might have been if Joss Whedon hadn't had 184 other plates in the air." More...

March 24 2014

(SPOILER) Rebekah Isaacs Slayalive Q/A for Buffy #1. There is a minor spoilers for an upcoming issues in the last two answers. More...

March 21 2014

Nicholas Brendon and James Marsters talk to CBR about Buffy Season 10. The Buffy veterans discuss writing comics, some stories from the early days of Buffy, and the differences between television and print.

March 20 2014

(SPOILER) Review of Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Article contains traces of Whedonverse. Update: here's a spoiler free review written specifically for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. fans. It won't spoil UK fans for the tv series either.
(SPOILER) Christos Gage's SlayAlive Q/A for Buffy #1. Christos Gage did a Q/A for the launch of season 10. More...

March 19 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #1. And we're back.

March 18 2014

(SPOILER) James Marsters on his new Spike Graphic Novel. James Marsters speaks about the stories he would like to tell in his new role as graphic novel author. More...

March 16 2014

Sarah Michelle Gellar on Buffy and the Veronica Mars Kickstarter. She got asked about it in an interview about her work with Project Sunlight.

March 14 2014

Three killer business tips from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. A fun little article by City AM on what lessons business could learn from Buffy.

March 12 2014

Buffy the Vampire Slayer and mental illness. A writer relates how the show helped her confront the source of her anxiety and depression.

March 11 2014

(SPOILER) New Scott Allie interview plus lots of new Buffy Season 10 Covers. The Mary Sue's interview Scott about women in Dark Horse Comics including newish tidbits about season 10 plus several new Buffy covers and two new Angel & Faith ones.
Energy Times interview with Juliet Landau. "Healthy living is integral to this actress and producer’s personal life AND craft."

March 10 2014

The 15 greatest Buffy episodes that nobody talks about. A timely list seeing as the show premiered 17 years ago today.
Out now - Buffy Season 9 Volume 5 'The Core'. This trade paperback collects issues 21–25 and "Love vs. Life" from Dark Horse Presents issues 25 - 27.

March 09 2014

Juliet Landau to be interviewed tonight by AICN's Hercules. She'll be discussing her new documentary on (wait for it) vampires, as well as the involvement of Anne Rice and Gary Oldman.

March 08 2014

'Buffy the Vampire Slayer': Rebekah Isaacs draws out Season 10. Hero Complex chats to Rebekah about working on Angel & Faith and moving to the Buffy title.
How the 'Buffy' cast keep in touch. SMG stopped by HuffPost Live to talk about her ongoing relationships with some BtVS castmates in a short video. It's all about the craft services.
Geek & Sundry talks LGBT issues and Buffy comics. In anticipation of the release of Issue One of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10, Becca & Neil highlight the LGBT Slayers and Snake Lady Demons who have entered the Buffy-verse since the end of the TV series.

March 04 2014

(SPOILER) Preview of Angel & Faith Season 10 #1. This will be coming out on April 2nd.

March 01 2014

This WB promo from 2000 will blow your mind. "Every famous person from late-’90s television parties together in this amazing, glorious promo."

February 26 2014

Spike and rape culture. Philip Sandifer writes in his blog about Spike's character progression and the events of 6x19 that impact his journey the most.
Out this week - Angel & Faith Volume 5 'What You Want, Not What You Need' tpb. It collects issues 21-25 of Gage and Isaacs' run.

February 25 2014

A librarian knows what is important for his baby girl. In the "Unshelved" comic strip, mostly about books and library life, a pair of librarian parents debate what book is best for their daughter. More...

February 21 2014

Nick Brendon talks about writing for Buffy Season 10. "It was neat to just be among all those great writers - Joss included - and see this thing come into being. It's really cool."
Nick Brendon on Xander - "He was the everyman". Nick will be at Pensacon in Pensacola, Florida this weekend.

February 20 2014

Is Faith a hero or villain? HitFix aren't sure which bracket to put her in for their Greatest Heroes vs Greatest Villain poll.

February 18 2014

(SPOILER) Preview of Buffy Season 10 #1. This is written by Christos Gage with art by Rebekah Isaacs and it'll be out on March 19th.
In the Name of the Moon, She is the Slayer: The Sailor Moon/Buffy connection. An enjoyable article over at Den of Geek.

February 16 2014

Dark Horse's Scott Allie talks about Buffy Season 10. "There was a point in the Season 10 summit when Joss broke into a rendition of the Friends theme song... There may have been dancing, it was a long day."

February 15 2014

Vampire Slayer beer. It had to happen. "Vampire Slayer" beer, a creamy mocha stout from Clown Shoes Brewery.

February 13 2014

TVLine counts down the 19 best kisses in TV history. Guess which Whedonvese couple made the list?

February 11 2014

Once More with Feeling sing-a-long in Helsinki. Heads-up to Finnish fans that "Once More with Feeling" and "Helpless" will be shown in Helsinki on Feb 21st. OMWF will be a sing-along. More...

January 29 2014

Entertainment Weekly compares "Justified" to "Buffy." "Elmore Leonard's scalawag-cool Kentucky lawman (played by Timothy Olyphant) is a Southern cowboy Buffy, and the bumpkin bogeymen and vampire carpetbaggers who befoul the hollers of his Harlan County home are the demons of his Hellmouth."

January 27 2014

Grimm's fairy tales, as told by Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Den of Geek compares Buffy's versions with the original Grimm fairy tales.

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