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February 11 2011

Buffy & Serenity make up 8 of the top 10 Dark Horse graphic novels in 2010 via Bookscan data. More...

January 29 2011

Down In Front streaming LIVE commentary for Serenity today. Join the chat room at 3 PM PST to watch and listen as VFX artist, Teague Chrystie (Ark, Life After People, BSG: Razor) and fellow film makers discuss the Big Damn Movie! More...

January 13 2011

Jewel State has a new blog entry on Blastr. She explains why seeing Serenity makes her cry, recounts her recent visit to Maui, and lists some of the the things she'd like to do.

January 09 2011

Serenity and Buffy Cakes. The most incredible Serenity cake I've ever seen, and a rocking Buffy cake too over on Cake Wrecks Sunday Sweets.

January 07 2011

CSTS needs your creative brain-pan for Equality Now. Enter the 2011 Can't Stop The Serenity promotional art contest. More...

December 16 2010

Life Without an Amygdala. Wired Magazine's website discusses a woman, who like River, does not have a functional amygdala. More...

December 07 2010

Ellen Ripley Saved My Life. Some interesting ruminations on the nature of the Strong Woman Action Heroine using several familiar examples.

November 29 2010

What's Nathan Fillion's secret to staying sexy? Nathan's page in People's 2010 Sexiest Men issue is number 110. More...
Mark Watches Firefly. Mark, of 'Mark Reads Harry Potter' and 'Mark Reads Twilight' fame posted his first review of Firefly today. Please note, he is watching an episode a day and would not like to be spoiled.

November 26 2010

The Tenth Big Damn Hero Gets to Be Ninth...and Called a Metal Baby Chicken?! UGO's Jordan Hoffman has compiled a list of the top 100 spacecraft in movies, with our beloved mid-bulk transport pulling ninth place between Sunshine's Icarus II and "Antarea's Vessel" from Cocoon. Though the good Mr. Hoffman basically uses the entire blurb provided to him to remark about Serenity looking like metal poultry. More...

November 07 2010

USA Today has the first part of Serenity: Downtime. USA Today's front web page has an article and the first five pages of the comic. Downtime is a story writen by Zack Whedon. This page will be updated tomorrow with the second half.

October 14 2010

More on the DH:HD Serenity story. Newsarama has more about the Dark Horse digital comics initiative with USA Today, including a suggestion of what to expect (and not expect) from the Serenity edition.
The Many Faces of Shepherd Book. Is a teaser image for The Shepherd's Tale, and claims it comes on October 27. Wasn't it coming in December? (I don't think we've seen this picture before, but I could be wrong.)

October 08 2010

Download Dark Horse Comics for iOS devices for free this weekend. Includes Serenity: Better Days #1. More...

September 30 2010

IMDB's Most Underrated Shows of the Past 20 Years. The number one selection may be of no surprise to folks here. The rest of this special anniversary list also has some more Whedon connections. More...
Happy birthday Serenity! It's five years to the day that the movie came out in the United States. More...

September 26 2010

Serenity 2 painful to think about, says Joss. It's another excerpt from the upcoming SFX Whedon special.

September 22 2010

Master of the Whedonverse quiz nights. Are you the Master of the Whedonverse? Quiz nights starting this Saturday. More...
An appreciation of Summer Glau's 8 sci-fi roles. A look at Summer Glau's roles in sci-fi.

September 19 2010

(SPOILER) Nathan Fillion interview with He talks about Castle Season 3, Firefly/Serenity and Dr. Horrible. He misses Malcolm Reynolds terribly. More...

September 16 2010

Nathan Fillion says he's proud to be a geek. USA Today has an interesting feature of our favorite space captain, He talks about how he was an avid comic book collector, and how he's close to his family. More...

September 14 2010

'Firefly' Rewind - 'Serenity' (the motion picture). TV critic Alan Sepinwall offers a "rewind" review of Serenity.

September 12 2010

Nathan Fillion to voice character on "Venture Brothers". Jackson Publick had announced that he took a "short trip" to Los Angeles in order to record Nathan Fillion's voice over for an episode that will air later this year.

September 04 2010

Dragon*Con: Firefly cast panel coverage. A small article from Dragon*Con Daily on the Firefly Panel. Videos of the panel can be found here.

August 26 2010

Joss on SOON on Aussie radio on Go there & click on "Listen" - they keep announcing him for "after the news." ETA: The interview is now online. More...

August 20 2010

"Serenity" fine movie to get teens into sci-fi. So says Michael Booth of The Denver Post in his "Family Films on DVD" column. "If [your young teenagers] see 'Star Wars' as a Happy Meal toy series, or 'Star Trek' as a lightspeed vehicle for mega-geeks, the humor, romance and action of 'Serenity' might hook them on the genre."

August 19 2010

Why isn't Salt star Chiwetel Ejiofor up there with Russell Crowe? Guardian film blog writer calls Chiwetel "one of the best British actors of his generation" and laments his use as a "utility player."

August 09 2010

Dr Horrible and Serenity screenings this weekend in Minneapolis. The screenings will run from the 12th to the 14th at the Riverview Theater. Proceeds raised will go to Equality Now. More...

August 03 2010

Scott Allie apologizes to crew behind the Serenity fan film "Bellflower". The Dark Horse editor acknowledges the unintentional influence of the fans' work on the comic Serenity: Float Out.

July 30 2010

The Adaptive, the Maladaptive, and the Mal-Adaptive. An essay from 'The Psychology of Joss Whedon' exploring the personality traits of Mal and Jayne.

July 26 2010

Serenity Knitting Pattern. A knitting pattern for the ship. More...

July 23 2010

(SPOILER) Salt, co-starring Chiwetel Ejiofor opens in theaters today. The actor has third billing, just under Angelina Jolie and Liev Schreiber. The link provides trailers and clips, including Comic-Con panels.

July 12 2010

Adam Baldwin coming to Baltimore's Farpoint Convention in Feb. Adam Baldwin has been announced as a guest at Farpoint, which takes place just outside of Baltimore, MD on Feb 18-20, 2011.

June 30 2010

Summer Glau Coming to Fan Expo in Toronto. According to the convention website, Summer has been added to the guest list which includes Felicia and James.

June 23 2010

Serenity Charity Screening 2010 in Germany. Come to Hamburg on August 14th and punch some Reavers. Shiny! More...

June 21 2010

Umpteenth 'Firefly to return?' rumour hits the Internet. A site called Nerdles claims that the SyFy network are always looking to bring the 'Verse back. An 'inside source' says "options on whether it will be a continuation of the series or another movie that takes over from the end of Serenity has been discussed". In response, SyFy tweeted "FYI, the rumor going around today that Syfy is continuing Firefly is false". More...

June 18 2010

Captain Malcolm Reynolds Tonner doll available for pre-order. That'll set you back $154.99, you can also get Mal's Browncoat as an accessory for $39.99. Also available for pre-ordering are QMx's Serenity Flying Mule and River Tam Animated Maquette. TFAW are offering the Mule for $314.95 and QMx are offering the Maquette for $69.95. More...

June 14 2010

(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffy and Serenity comic books for September. There's info and cover art for Buffy #36 and Serenity: Shepherd's Tale. Plus a Buffy and a Serenity comic for a dollar each as well?

June 13 2010

Lego Serenity 3.5 with instruction pics. Ain't she shiny?

June 08 2010

Alan Sepinwall's "Firefly Rewind". This summer, he's taking a look back at the series on his new HitFix blog. First up? "Serenity".

June 06 2010

(SPOILER) SlayAlive interview with Scott Allie. A few tidbits about the latest Serenity comic, Riley one-shot, as well as Season 8 & 9. Spoilers for "Serenity: Float Out."

June 03 2010

(SPOILER) 'Serenity: Float Out' comes out this week. The Wash one-shot is penned by Patton Oswalt. And if you've read the issue, did you think it was a worthy addition to the 'Verse?

May 29 2010

5 Best Fight Scenes You've Never Seen. Moviefone shines a spotlight on some underrated movie battles it believes deserve wider recognition.

May 24 2010

Patton Oswalt comic book signing on June 5th . Dark Horse Comics is hosting a special event at House of Secrets in Burbank, CA with Patton Oswalt where he'll be signing copies of his comic, Serenity: Float Out. More...

May 23 2010

Tonner Convention Browncoats breakfast blog coverage. Tonner has posted images of the new Firefly dolls: Inara "Shinon" and Captain Mal. I love them. More...

May 14 2010

(SPOILER) Five page preview of the Serenity: Float Out comic book. This Wash one-shot is penned by Patton Oswalt and will be out on June 2nd. We're promised "tantalizing hints" about the Serenity universe's future.
Cinema's best bar brawls. The Guardian's Clip Joint includes the The Maidenhead fight scene from Serenity as part of their "best clips of drunken filmic fisticuffs".

May 13 2010

Alan Tudyk joins Transformers 3. The says the cast list for Transformers 3 now includes our favorite Active and spaceship pilot, Alan Tudyk. No word yet on what he'll do or what the plot will be. And in related news, says that NBC has passed on The Rockford Files pilot (which co-starred Alan). More...
Your exclusive first look at Firefly's original ship designs. Another peek into Titan Book's upcoming Firefly: Still Flying courtesy of io9.

April 27 2010

20 great "all seems lost" moments from science fiction/fantasy! Another list featuring Buffy and Serenity.

April 21 2010

Firefly Mentioned in Virtual Shackles Webcomic. Not much to explain here without ruining the punch line.

April 16 2010

Happy Birthday, Sean Maher! Our favorite space surgeon turns 35 today.

April 15 2010

First look at QMx's 'Hero of Canton' t-shirt. And if you're in the mood for more QMx 'Verse goodness then pop over to Ain't It Cool. They've got a terrific feature on the company which includes some great pics of the Serenity replica.

April 09 2010

Inara's reaver-fightin' Bow and Arrow set from Serenity is on the auction block. Looking for the perfect weapon to defend yourself in the event of a zombie apocalypse? This might just be the ticket! The auction ends on April 12. More...

April 02 2010

New Jason Palmer Art: River vs Reavers. New Official Serenity artwork from Jason Palmer studios. Want.

March 29 2010

The AV Club gives a shout-out to the Castle Firefly shout-out. The weekly Inventory feature includes Nathan's Firefly clip on Castle.

March 28 2010

2010 Can't Stop the Serenity Charity events has 32 registered cities already. Australia, Canada, Germany, United Kingdom and United States.

March 22 2010

(SPOILER) An epic interview with Scott Allie. The transcript of Mike Russell's wide-ranging interview with Scott Allie about the Whedonverse, comics, and sundries. Plus: hear how the Twilight reveal fiasco went down. Marked spoilers mainly for artwork from the upcoming Serenity comics. More...

March 20 2010

How to make your own ice planet. Includes step by step instructions, photos, and a suggested menu of Firefly-themed flavors.

March 17 2010

(SPOILER) TFAW presents part 1 of Scott Allie at ECCC 2010. Allie talks about some basic scheduling stuff: the 3-month break between #35 and #36, the Patton Oswalt penned "Serenity: Float Out", the Riley one-shot, some hype-building for Joss' finale. Also, the cliffhanger... it pertains to Buffy "Season 9", and cuts off at the worst possible moment. Wait for Part 2.

March 16 2010

Why Firefly was too awesome to live. An interesting article, with good theories about why Firefly & Serenity should have been hugely successful, but weren't. Includes a "reason" for Serenity's Box office failure that I've not heard before. (And that I disagree with) More...

March 12 2010

Win an autographed Serenity Atlas of the Verse. The "Slice of Sci-Fi" podcast is giving away an autographed copy of the Serenity Atlas of the Verse Volume 1. To enter, just send them an e-mail by March 28.
Summer Glau becomes crime-fighting blogger in NBC pilot. The Hollywood Reporter says Glau will be part of "The Cape" as a blogger named Orwell who helps the hero fight crime, and even gets into the battle herself. The show is about an ex-cop who's accused of a crime he didn't commit, and becomes a costumed hero to clear his name.

March 11 2010

Define Interesting - the t-shirt. A very funny and clever QMx t-shirt.
Zack Whedon tells "Serenity: The Shepherd's Tale". He talks to Comic Book Resources about this highly anticipated project.

March 10 2010

Patric Reynolds on the art of 'Serenity: Float Out'. Great interview about the upcoming Wash comic book.

March 09 2010

(SPOILER) Telling the Shepherd's Tale. Allie and Samnee on the original hardback graphic novel coming in November.

March 08 2010

Serenity fifth best sci-fi movie ever. According to an "as voted by you" list on the restyled SFX website. More...

March 03 2010

The A.V. Club does Serenity. In their section The New Cult Canon, the A.V. Club re-examines the BDM.
Zen and The Art of Mule Maintenance. QMx reveals their new project: The MF-813 Flying Mule.

February 28 2010

Rafael Feldman co-stars in the play "Salam Shalom" which opens March 6th. The play is a Romeo and Juliet love story between a Jewish man and a Palestinian man, set against the backdrop of the Arab-Israeli conflict. There is an opening night gala March 6th that a few tickets are left for. More...

February 26 2010

Great Geek Debates: Han Solo vs. Malcolm Reynolds. Curtis Silver of Geek Dad weighs in on the debate. There is voting at the bottom, of course.

February 25 2010

Vid of the definitive replica of the Firefly-Class Transport, Serenity. Shipping now. Those of you on the layaway plan can see what the first owners are going to see. More...

February 24 2010

Get Mal's Coat? Yes please! Looks like you can pick up a replica of our Captain's very shiny browncoat.

February 22 2010

TFAW "Winter Steals" Sale Now Offering 70% off Serenity, Buffy, and Angel Tchotchkes. You can page through 15 pages of 70% off stuff or Search Serenity or Search Buffy .

February 12 2010

From sidekicks to stars. Alan Tudyk and Tyler Labine interviewed about their growth from Sidekicks to Leading Men. More...

February 05 2010

David Krumholtz's memories of Serenity. Mr Universe reveals what it was like turning up on the last two days of filming.

January 29 2010

See Serenity on the Big Screen Friday & Saturday in Houston. At Midnight, which means Houston Browncoats can discuss the Dollhouse Series Finale before, in line or afterwards. More...

January 25 2010

Alan Tudyk talks Firefly's cancellation, Serenity and the Wash spin-off comic book. And his proposal to Joss about his idea for a Firefly prequel is probably the funniest thing you will hear all day.

January 24 2010

Nathan Fillion jokes about Serenity sequel. Comic News Insider recorded their "Best of '09" podcast and asked for folks to call in with picks. Nathan called in and left a hilarious message! I know people will want to know the time stamp (56:20 - Simon) but it's really a great show as they cover Sci-Fi shows/films as well as comics and their top of '09. Check the whole episode out!

January 20 2010

Sean Maher Interview. Sean talks about becoming an actor and his early career, the Firefly experience, and auditioning for Dollhouse.

January 18 2010

A review for the Big Damn Heroes Handbook. A fresh look at the newest piece of the Serenity RPG.

January 15 2010

Serenity named as an underrated sci-fi movie masterpiece. puts the film at number 3 on their list. More...

December 31 2009

Serenity & Dr. Horrible singled out in Geekscape's Best of The Decade list. Author for the site, Jim Pellegrinelli lists the best pop culture had to offer these past ten years (Comics, Film, TV, The Web). Includes spoilers for other properties and some language. More...

December 19 2009

Metacritic lists Serenity as one of best-reviewed sci-fi/fantasy films of the decade. It comes in at #15.

December 14 2009

io9's Greatest SF Movies of the Past Decade. Serenity gets described as "one of the most audacious, most memorable, science-fiction films of all time".

December 12 2009

TFAW's Christmas Sale includes Serenity Items. Things From Another World has Serenity Items priced from 20-50% off for Christmas. Some really Shiny bargains listed on the site. More...

December 08 2009

Serenity on the big screen Thursday Night in Raleigh, NC.

December 02 2009

The Ten Best Television Shows Of The Aughts. Firefly (of course) makes the list.

November 27 2009

Buy One (Done the Impossible) Get One (Done the Impossible) Free. The guys are offering a nice bargain in time for the holidays. Best fan documentary ever.

November 25 2009

Fan report from last weekend's Firefly/Serenity Convention. Any other reports? Pics etc? Yep, in thread. More...
Can't Stop the Serenity Last Hurrah Charity Auction Week 2. Make sure to check out the really cool items on auction for Equality Now!

November 23 2009

"Hallowhedon" screen printed poster. There simply aren't enough Whedon-related screen printed posters out there. More...

November 20 2009

Firefly & Uncharted 2 so similar, your head might explode! This hilarious (and bloody) video convincingly compares the top-rated, action-adventure game with Joss Whedon's space cowboy property. More...

November 18 2009

Jewel Staite replaces Nathan Fillion at the Salute to Serenity/ Firefly event this weekend. The schedule is posted for the event.

November 17 2009

V co-star has much love for Alan and Morena. Elizabeth Mitchell, formerly of Lost, plays FBI Agent Erica Evans on V. She admits her Browncoat nature and talks about improving with Alan, and meeting Morena for the first time.

October 30 2009

The Big Damn Replica now available for pre-order. Only a thousand will be made, so you better get it soon if you have the money. More...
What couples argue about when they watch Firefly and Serenity. It's the "Curse Your Sudden But Inevitable Betrayal" essay taken from "Serenity Found".

October 26 2009

Nathan Fillion joins the Salute to Firefly Event in LA. The 3rd annual Creation Serenity event has just sent out an email confirming his appearance. The event is Nov 21-22 with Baldwin, Baccarin, Tudyk, and others. More...

October 22 2009

QMX announces the first place winner for What Serenity Means To You.

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