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January 24 2013

(SPOILER) Willow: Wonderland #4 preview. Three page preview courtesy of Comic Book Resources.

January 23 2013

(SPOILER) Victor Gischler interview about Spike: A Dark Place. An interview with the Spike: A Dark Place writer. Spoilers for today's issue.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike #5. It's the final part of the "A Dark Place" mini-series.
Buffyverse Sampler out this week in comic book shops. This one-shot collects Buffy Season 9 #1, Angel & Faith #1, Spike: A Dark Place #1 and Willow - Wonderland #1 and costs $4.99.

January 22 2013

14 TV series that usurped their original film versions. "The simple difference between the film and the funny, insightful seven-season TV show: Whedon actually took the concept seriously. "

January 20 2013

Buffy digital comics birthday sale at the Dark Horse website.
A Whedonverse series makes a 25 Worst Seasons of Great TV Shows List. I'm sure this will have some agreeing and some disagreeing. More...

January 18 2013

Buffy Birthday Sale. Things From Another World is celebrating Buffy's birthday with a special offer.
(SPOILER) Georges Jeanty's Slayalive Q/A for Buffy Season 9 #13. Due to his busy schedule, Georges ran late on answering the back half of the Q/A (questions 18-29) but it's now finished and has some spoilersh hints about the end of the season.

January 17 2013

Is the new legal drama "Suits" the new "Buffy"? Legal scholar and reviewer for the Atlantic and closet Buffy fan thinks that the new legal drama "Suits" may do for big law firms what "the best teen drama ever made" did for high school, succeeding because "the central metaphor, though ridiculous, dramatized a deeper truth. For teen-agers, high school really is a life-or-death struggle against monsters." And oh yeah, Gina Torres!
(SPOILER) Angel & Faith #18 preview. Three-page preview up at Comic Book Resources.
CBS Chicago Horrible Horoscope: Spike is an evil Leo and loving it! Come on, be honest, how many of you knew Spike was a Leo?

January 16 2013

Buffy digital comics megabundle at Dark Horse Digital. Over 2500 pages of "classic" Buffy comics for $100.
Buffy Season 9 nominated for a GLAAD Media Award. The rest of the nominees in the Outstanding Comic Book category are Astonishing X-Men, Batwoman, Earth 2 and Kevin Keller. More...

January 14 2013

Buffy the Vampire Slayer 2014 Wall Calendar now available for pre-order. It features pictures from the show and artwork from the comic books. There's an interesting fact on the back of the calendar, the Buffy DVDs have sold over 11 million copies internationally.

January 13 2013

Buffy/ Twilight Mash-up is legal! I've never been more happy to be wrong. Jonathon has won his copyright case and his video has been restored to YouTube.

January 10 2013

(SPOILER) Spike: A Dark Place #5 preview pages. CBR has the preview pages for the delayed finale. More...
Who was the best Buffy villain? Oracle of Film ranks the seven main antagonists.
Buffy vs Edward creator's fair use dispute with Lionsgate. Jonathan McIntosh writes about his ongoing dispute with Lionsgate, who recently filed DMCA complaints against his work. More...

January 09 2013

Emma Caulfield takes Walking Dead character quiz, hilarity ensues. Blastr has an article and video of Emma taking one of those "Which character are you?" quizzes for The Walking Dead.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #17. In which a Chosen One meets an Old One and hilarity ensues (probably).
Pop Between Realities, Home in Time for Tea 51 (Buffy the Vampire Slayer). TARDIS Eruditorum is dramatically long cultural studies essay project about the history of Doctor Who from theorist Philip Sandifer. Sometimes he glances at other influences. Today, it's Buffy The Vampire Slayer.
Amazing behind the scenes videos from Jeff Pruitt, Buffy stunt coordinator. Pruitt has just uploaded these great behind the scenes clips from his personal home video collection. This is gold.

January 08 2013

(SPOILER) Dark Horse advance solicits for April 2013. Contains solicitations and covers for Buffy #20, Angel & Faith #21, and Spike: A Dark Place trade paperback.

January 07 2013

25 little-known facts about 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer'. Although given the membership of this site, maybe it's '25 Sorta-Well-Known Facts'. More...

January 02 2013

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow - Wonderland #3. Find out what happens next in Willow's quest to restore magic.

December 30 2012

Happy Birthday, Eliza Dushku! She who brought us Faith and Echo aims "to bring beautiful LIGHT and LOVE to Gulu." Grant her birthday wish?

December 28 2012

Franco Urru's Xander cover for the first Buffy Season 9 tpb. This special variant edition was released by Panini Comics in Germany earlier this year and was limited to 333 copies. Signed copies by the late, great Urru are available here. More...

December 26 2012

The 12 Most Epic Action Heroes of Science Fiction and Fantasy. Guess who made it? I'll give you a hint. She likes shoes. A lot.
(SPOILER) Preview for Buffy Season 9 #17. This issue will be out on the 9th of January.

December 22 2012

Dark Horse's 2012 Series Launch sale , including Spike #1 and Willow-Wonderland #1.

December 21 2012

Spike cited as role model of masculinity. Dan Solomon discusses the perpetual fear of emasculation in our culture today and cites Spike as an example of a man who is both tough and respects women.

December 19 2012

(SPOILER) CBR's Behind Buffy Season 9 with Andrew Chambliss. They talk about Guarded, Billy The Vampire Slayer and the start of Welcome To The Team as well as where the season is building to.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith #17. The last issue had quite the cliffhanger, let's find out what happened next. And a review can be found over at Bleeding Cool.

December 18 2012

(SPOILER) Willow Wonderland #3 preview from CBR. Three pages from next month's issue of the Willow miniseries.

December 14 2012

A Merry Buffy Christmas. The final scene of 'Amends' presented as a 1940s style (fan-made) Christmas movie.

December 12 2012

10 episodes that show how Buffy the Vampire Slayer blew up genre TV. List from the AV Club, recommending the ten episodes that best represent the series. Not necessarily the best episodes, though...
(SPOILER) Cover art for Angel & Faith #20. They're wonderful.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #16. It's the first part of the "Welcome To The Team" arc.
Buffy Season 8 Library Edition Hardcover Volume 3 is out this week. It collect issues 21 to 30 and the MySpace Dark Horse Presents stories "Harmony Bites", "Harmony Comes to the Nation" and "Vampy Cat Play Friend".

December 11 2012

'Buffy: The Making of a Slayer' is released today in the U.S.. Written by Nancy Holder, the book is "the first authorized, fully illustrated retrospective of the hit show".
(SPOILER) Partial Buffy Season 9 solicitations for March 2013. CBR has the solicitations and covers for Willow #5, Buffy #19, and the Buffy Season 9 Volume 3 trade.

December 07 2012

Interview with variant Willow cover artist Megan Lara. She also did the QMX Firefly nouveau prints.
How Buffy refutes some of the tenets of modern "dark" television. Alyssa at ThinkProgress blogs about how Buffy managed moral complexity without overdoing the gore or plot turns.
(SPOILER) Christos Gage podcast interview with Why I Love Comics. A hour long interview. The Angel & Faith talk is towards the beginning. The middle section is his Marvel work and there is one little Angel & Faith thing towards the end. More...

December 05 2012

(SPOILER) Angel & Faith # 17 preview pages. Courtesy of Comic Book Resources.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow - Wonderland #2. Willow's journey to restore magic continues in the second installment of Jeff Parker's tale.
Out this week - Buffy Season 9 Volume 2 'On Your Own' tpb. It collects issues 6 to 10 and the Free Comic Book story "In Space No One Can Hear You Slay!".

November 30 2012

(SPOILER) Scott Allie discusses Willow's quest to bring magic back. Interview at Comic Book Resources.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 9 #16. Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics.

November 29 2012

(SPOILER) Preview Pages for Willow - Wonderland #2. Willow's adventures in the strange new dimension and her quest to bring back magic continue!

November 28 2012

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith #16. It's the first part of the "Death and Consequences" arc.

November 26 2012

"The Gift" is one of the best season finales, ever. Complex has counted down what they collectively consider to be the top twenty five best television season finales of all time, and a particular "Buffy" season capper makes the list.
Jo Chen's cover art for the 'Spike: A Dark Place' trade paperback. There's also her cover art for 'Guarded', the third volume of Buffy Season 9.

November 22 2012

Unflattering Buffy screencaps. Just came across this Tumblr blog on another site and thought it would be good for a laugh. Happy Thanksgiving guys!

November 21 2012

Interview with Nancy Holder about her new book "Buffy: The Making of a Slayer." The book examines the making of "Buffy," its themes, its impact and more - the interview covers a lot of ground. And Nancy will be doing a book signing at Dark Delicacies, Burbank CA on December 15th at 2pm.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike #4. Find out what happens in the latest installment of the "A Dark Place" miniseries.
Angel & Faith Volume 2: Daddy Issues TPB out now in comic book stores. The volume collects issues 6 to 10. The Amazon.com release date for the trade paperback is November 27th.

November 15 2012

Buffy and Angel feature in a "top 100 SF characters of all time" list. Stratego Sci-Fi surveyed more than 2000 people in the UK and Buffy came in at no. 50 and Angel at no. 67. More...

November 14 2012

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #16. Courtesy of Dark Horse's website
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike #4. Courtesy of Dark Horse's website.
(SPOILER) Drew Z. Greenberg interview about Buffy Season 9 #15. CBR spoke with writer Drew Z. Greenberg about what makes Billy tick beyond that goodness, the consequences of being an amateur slayer, and how growing up gay primed Billy for his new calling.
A live twitter chat with Jane Espenson today at 7pm PDT. Buffyfest will be hosting a live Twitter chat with Jane courtesy of Dark Horse Comics! Whether you're wondering about her web sitcom Husbands, the Billy the Vampire Slayer arc currently taking place in the Buffy Season 9 comics, Once Upon A Time, or something from deep in her past. ETA: A recap of the chat can be found here.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #15. Drew Z. Greenberg writes the second part of the Billy the Vampire Slayer tale.

November 13 2012

(SPOILER) Rebekah Isaacs Interview with Horror Talk. There are some light spoilers towards the end of the interview about the next Angel & Faith arc.

November 09 2012

The Trio... as otters. French artist Boulet drew a sketch of Warren, Andrew and Jonathan... as otters. More...

November 08 2012

A Buffy episode guide in limerick form. This Tumblr blog has just started on Season 3.

November 07 2012

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow - Wonderland #1. Our favourite witch begins her epic quest to bring magic back to the world.

November 06 2012

(SPOILER) Jeff Parker interview about the Willow: Wonderland miniseries. The first issue is out tomorrow. ETA: An interview with Scott Allie about the mini-series can be found at Buffyfest.
Harry Groener plays Lincoln and LBJ in new play. The Mayor of Sunnydale is currently portraying two U.S. presidents in "Appomattox," a new play at the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis. More...

November 05 2012

(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffy Season 9 solicitations for February. There's Willow #4 of 5, Buffy #18, Angel & Faith # 19 and the third Angel & Faith trade collection.

November 03 2012

(SPOILER) Christos Gage's Slayalive Q/A for Angel & Faith #15. As usual,there spoilerish hints of things to come and the writers gives wonderful insight into this pivotal issue of the series.

November 02 2012

Vampirella vs Fluffy the vampire killer. A comic book homage/parody of Buffy from Dynamite Comics is out this week!

November 01 2012

Watch Kate Nash perform 'Once More With Feeling'. This is from last night's Buffy themed Halloween event that was mentioned here last month. And the NME has quotes from Kate talking about why this was the culmination of a long-standing dream for her.

October 31 2012

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith #15. Will our perception of the Buffyverse ever be the same again?

October 30 2012

(SPOILER) Preview of Buffy Season 9 #15. This Drew Z. Greenberg penned issue will be out on the 14th of next month.

October 28 2012

50 tv characters in Halloween costumes. The Chicago Sun Times gives a look at 50 memorable Halloween costumes, including one unforgettable one from Buffy season 4.

October 25 2012

BAMF Girls Club (co-starring Buffy) successfully funded through Kickstarter. Thanks to internet contributions, more episodes of this excellent YouTube series featuring our favorite vampire slayer and other BAMF girls are on the way.

October 24 2012

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike #3. It's the third part of the "A Dark Place" mini-series.

October 22 2012

(SPOILER) Scott Allie's Slayalive Q/A for Buffy # 14. As usual,a lot of topics are covered and there are spoilerish bits.

October 19 2012

(SPOILER) Angel & Faith #15 preview pages. CBR has the preview pages up for A&F issue 15, which is out on 31st of October.

October 18 2012

Mash-up! The Buffyverse teams up with comic book characters. If you've ever wanted to see Buffy and Hit-Girl meet up, John Constantine berate Spike or Buffy fight along side her long lost brother Scott, well now's your chance.
(SPOILER) NYCC12: interview with Angel & Faith's Rebekah Isaacs. Has hints of what's coming up.

October 15 2012

Gawker's Violentacrez expose and how Buffy predicted geek misogyny. Great article from Alyssa Rosenberg about how Buffy season 6 predicted a lot of the misogyny we see online today.
(SPOILER) Buffyfest posts entire Buffy panel from yesterday at NYCC. This panel is from Saturday and has spoilers for things coming up in the Buffy Season 9 comics.

October 13 2012

Buffy is one of "The 25 Most Powerful TV Shows of the Last 25 Years". Buffy is no. 11 on mental_floss' list. More...

October 12 2012

(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffyverse solicitations for January 2013. Includes Buffy Season 9 #17, Angel & Faith #18, Willow #3 and Buffy Season 8 Library Edition Volume 4.
Dark Horse Digital NYCC sale, including Spike #1. Will set you back $0.99.
(SPOILER) NYCC12: Big new Scott Allie interview about the rest of Buffy Season 9. It covers a lot of new material and new information.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow #1. 'Buffy' season 9 spin-off 'Willow': Our favorite witch tries to bring magic back to the world!

October 11 2012

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike #3. Courtesy of Comic Book Resources.
Kate Nash to play a 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' themed Halloween show. "The London gig will take place at the Hackney Picturehouse on October 31."
Buffy Season 9 Chevy at New York Comic Con. That's quite cool, actually.
Dark Horse to put out Season 9 issue 1 collection in January. It will be one comic collecting the first issues of Buffy,Angel & Faith,Spike and Willow. Cover also at link.

October 10 2012

(SPOILER) CBR talks to Jane Espenson about the new arc starting in Buffy # 14. "The core of the "Buffy" style of storytelling is to always have a reason to tell a story -- to have something you are setting out to say. That is an agenda."
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 9 #14. This Jane Espenson penned story features the debut of Billy.

October 05 2012

What Buffy says about entrepreneurship. Is there nothing that this show cannot teach us?
Okay, I Finally Watched It: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. This Was Television has a look at the first three seasons of Buffy.

October 02 2012

Buffy and research as a common good. Buffy as an exemplar of doing the public good by actually doing research. Go librarians, and note the response from Grace De Candido.
(SPOILER) Behind Angel & Faith's 'Family Reunion' arc in Buffy Season 9. Christos Gage gives the lowdown to Comic Book Resources.

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