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July 25 2014

Marvel Cinematic Universe: Phase One Collector's Set now 41% off on Amazon. Amazon (US) has a great deal today on this blu-ray collector's set.

July 24 2014

SDCC exclusive concept art for Age of Ultron. Marvel.com has unveiled these two fantastic posters. Update: Four more posters can be found here and here.

July 14 2014

Disney announces Alan Tudyk as part of "Big Hero 6" voice cast. He is the voice of the character Alistair Krei on this adaptation of a Marvel comic book series set to premiere in the US on November 7th. More...

June 19 2014

Possibly the coolest Marvel t-shirt ever. More new licensed Marvel t-shirts over at Her Universe.

June 06 2014

Mark Ruffalo on his 'bigger, more complex' Hulk in The Avengers: Age of Ultron. A preview of a recent interview Mark Ruffalo did with Total Film magazine.

May 01 2014

(SPOILER) Marvel's exclusive art companion piece for Agents of SHIELD's "Ragtag". Entertainment Weekly presents the piece and has a chat about it with Jeff Bell.

April 30 2014

The Avengers are coming to Disney Infinity. Disney announced that several Marvel characters and worlds will be added to the game (including Lola!).

April 26 2014

(SPOILER) Marvel releases official synopsis for Agents of SHIELD's first season finale. It's called "Beginning of the End", airs on May 13.

March 12 2014

Promo for 'Marvel: Assembling a Universe'. This special will air next Tuesday at 8/7c on ABC.

February 08 2014

(SPOILER) First rumors on the Vision's costume. Unconfirmed details on Paul Bettany's character outfit. Always good to speculate.

February 06 2014

Clark Gregg discusses Agent Coulson's arc. Agents of SHIELD's fearless leader is interviewed at Marvel HQ on his character's motives especially in latest episodes and his relationship with Skye.
Disney CEO Bob Iger says Captain America: the Winter Soldier will impact Agents of SHIELD. After reports from test screenings, an official confirmation that the second Cap movie's outcome will influence both Agents of SHIELD and Avengers 2.

December 18 2013

Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. battles expectations. "While it's impossible to pinpoint the primary reason for the ratings pattern, I believe the show's biggest obstacle can be summarized with one word: overhype."

November 12 2013

Drew Goddard in negotiations to write Daredevil series for Netflix. So says The Wrap. I swear someone (here maybe?) was just talking about wanting him to be involved in the Marvel/Netflix deal.

November 07 2013

Marvel to develop four original series for Netflix. The shows will be focused on Daredevil, Jessica Jones, Iron Fist and Luke Cage, in that order, this is a follow-up for this story discussed back in October 15. More...

October 29 2013

What's W.R.O.N.G. with Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.? Alan Sepinwall provides his take on the show with a thorough breakdown of his creative issues with the series.

October 25 2013

(SPOILER) Synopsis for Agents of SHIELD's episode 1.07 "The Hub". Marvel reveals plot from what used to be "The Sandwich Incident".

October 24 2013

Kevin Feige on Joss for 3rd Avengers film. "It's still being determined." More...

October 22 2013

(SPOILER) Marvel releases three clips from tonight's "Girl In The Flower Dress". Three lengthy scenes, including the first four minutes of the episode.

October 15 2013

Marvel preps package of four series and a miniseries. The entire commitment is said to be for 60 episodes, which would be shopped to various VOD and cable outlets, with Deadline naming Netflix, Amazon and WGN America as potential candidates.

October 08 2013

(SPOILER) Watch the opening minutes of Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.'s episode 3 "The Asset". The episode was written by Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen.

September 19 2013

Second Marvel tv series rumoured to be in development. According to Deadline's Nellie Andreeva, "I hear the company is working on a concept for a potential TV series inspired by Agent Carter, a one shot, which will be featured on the upcoming Blu-ray release of Iron Man 3".

August 08 2013

Latest SHIELD character promo: Level 7 Access with Skye. This is not the same as the weird "Skye Spotlight" and Clark Gregg talking head videos from earlier this week, but the actual Level 7 promo they've been doing for each character.

July 25 2013

Marvel Chief Kevin Feige talks Avengers: Age Of Ultron. His thoughts behind the title and Loki as an ongoing bad guy.

June 24 2013

Joss mentioned in new Marvel Heroes Video Game Easter Egg. Joss is mentioned in the new Marvel Heroes video game. The dialogue in question is spoken by Wonder-Man, who mentions that "Whedon better put him in the sequel."
"The Avengers" now streaming on Netflix Instant. Now every major Joss Whedon-helmed project is available. Netflix's purpose has been fulfilled. More...

May 24 2013

IGN briefly interviews Joss about Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.. The interview took place during the ABC Upfronts, but was just posted today. Joss reinforces that this is a show about "the lives of these people as they're dealing with this super-world."

May 13 2013

The Rising Tide uncovers the truth about S.H.I.E.L.D.. And the Internet promotion for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. begins.

May 02 2013

The horrible secret behind every Stan Lee cameo. "The mustachioed strangers have been at the scene of every disaster and attack since superheroes started showing up."

March 19 2013

(SPOILER) Marvel's Kevin Feige reveals Joss Whedon's reaction to the Iron Man 3 ending. "He goes, now what am I supposed to do now? What am I going to do in Avengers 2?" Spoilers for Iron Man 3 in the interview.

March 04 2013

Latest teaser for Marvel's First event includes Joss' name. All will be revealed at SXSW on March 10th. More...

January 26 2013

Agent M does a series of videos visiting the set of S.H.I.E.L.D.. There's so far 4 videos visiting the set, but not showing a whole lot just yet, so no spoiler tag. More...

January 03 2013

Christos Gage to pen Thor and Iron Man "Marvel Cinematic Universe" comics. Christos Gage, writer of Angel and Faith and Willow, is writing a Thor comic that bridges the first Thor film and Thor: The Dark World. Additionally, he is writing a comic that bridges together Iron Man 2 leading up to Iron Man 3. More after the cut. More...

October 15 2012

Ant-Man movie gets November 6, 2015 release date. Can we expect Hank Pym to be at first introduced as part of the superhero line-up in Joss' second Avengers film that comes out only 6 months earlier?

August 30 2012

Joss Whedon talks all things Marvel. The Avengers, its sequel, his Marvel deal and S.H.I.E.L.D. all get discussed. There's a similar but much smaller interview at EW.com.
Warner Bros. must be kicking themselves that they let Joss Whedon get away. io9 essay describes how Warner Bros. is now playing catch up trying to mimic Avenger's success with Justice League, after letting Joss go from Wonder Woman.

August 29 2012

Joss Whedon, Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen to bring S.H.I.E.L.D. to TV. "S.H.I.E.L.D. will be written by Whedon, his brother Jed Whedon and Maurissa Tancharoen. Joss Whedon also is set to direct the pilot, schedule permitting. Production on the pilot, which marks the first live-action Marvel TV project to get a green light, will start immediately." ETA: More from Variety.

August 11 2012

What to expect from Joss Whedon's upcoming Marvel tv series. Speculation about what his upcoming Marvel television series will contain based on past work.

August 10 2012

Why Joss' exclusive Marvel contract could actually be a big deal. The main takeaway from Marvel's announcement.

August 09 2012

Joss Whedon's Marvel tv show: 10 intriguing possibilities. In light of Monday's big news, Total Film examines the options.

August 08 2012

Joss Whedon signs three year deal with Marvel Studios. Joss will work under the company's roof until June 2015.

May 23 2012

The full Marvel cinematic universe timeline. It's the official version which can be found in the "The Art of Marvel's The Avengers". There are fanmade efforts out there as well.

May 16 2012

Clark Gregg interview about Avengers and his future with the franchise. Clark Gregg spent an afternoon during a Disney/Marvel press day talking about playing the quietest but not the least heroic of The Avengers characters. Baby spoilers, vague spoilers, but spoilers none the less.

April 12 2012

Marvel's The Avengers tracking for huge opening weekend. Remember trying to shove people out to see Serenity?

April 01 2012

Marvel Studios President Kevin Feige talks to SFX. He discusses the lead up to The Avengers, the film, and the greater Marvel universe.

March 30 2012

Marvel, Disney secure estimated $100 mil in marketing support for The Avengers. Variety reports details about the various promotions for The Avengers including everything from Acura, Dr. Pepper, Visa, Wyndham hotels, Harley-Davidson, Land O'Frost lunchmeats, Farmers Insurance, Hershey, Symantec, Oracle, bracelet-maker Colantotte and Red Baron pizza.

October 20 2011

Second half of Astonishing X-Men to be motionized. Marvel Knights Animation, Marvel's division for motion comics, is going to work on the second half of Joss' run. More...

April 26 2011

(SPOILER) First photo from The Avengers. Plus casting confirmations as well!

January 08 2011

What To Expect When Expecting Joss Whedon's Avengers. Writer Elisabeth Rappe's take on the hype surrounding "The Avengers".

November 16 2010

Marvel moves the Avengers to LA? BleedingCool reports that in order to cut costs, The Avengers will be doing only minimal shooting in Manhattan, moving the large part of production to LA.

April 17 2010

WizardWorld Anaheim:Avi Arad seems to confirm Joss' Marvel movie work. The Live coverage is occuring at Newsarama. More...

October 29 2009

John Cassaday explains the Astonishing X-Men in motion. Artist John Cassaday explains to Marvel Spotlight the process that turned Astonishing X-Men: Gifted into a motion comic.

October 28 2009

Astonishing X-Men: Gifted episode 1 out now on iTunes. $1.99 will buy you 13:38 worth of Joss Whedon, John Cassaday and Laura Martin's superb X-tale in motion comic format. More...

October 16 2009

Astonishing X-Men motion comic to get outdoor premiere in New York. It'll premiere on a three story high screen at MarvelFest in Union Square on October 28th.

October 01 2009

Clip from Astonishing X-Men: Gifted episode one. This motion comic which adapts Joss' X-tale will be available for purchase on October 28th. It's directed by John Cassaday and Neal Adams.

September 08 2009

Marvel's Runaways: A Great Beginning that Needs a Great Ending. Reviewer does not favor Whedon's run on the title. Spoilers for those who haven't read Runaways. More...

September 01 2009

Trailer for the Astonishing X-Men: Gifted motion comic. The adaptation didn't exactly wow one reporter when it was unveiled at last weekend's Fan Expo.

August 30 2009

Marvel announce 'What If? - Astonishing X-Men' one-shot. The issue will contain two tales that diverge from Joss' story.

March 30 2009

The top 70 Marvel comics. Three issues from Joss' Astonishing X-Men run appear in this "greatest comics in Marvel history" list.

February 08 2009

Highlights from the Dark Horse panel at NYCC. The Buffyfest blog recaps the relevant Jossverse news (not much in terms of hard news but there's videos of the panel and who knew Twilight was really that person?). In related NYCC coverage, Marvel has announced that the first ten issues of Astonishing X-Men will be turned into Motion Comics. John Cassaday will be "directing" the animation.

July 21 2008

Those Whedonverse comic book chart positions for June. Buffy #15 comes in at no. 12, Angel: After The Fall #8 and #9 at no. 43 and 45 respectively and Runaways #30 at no. 60. More...

June 04 2008

(SPOILER) Preview for Runaways #30. Joss' stint ends with this issue and if all goes according to plan it'll be out on June 25th.

May 29 2008

(SPOILER) Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men out today. Four years and twenty five issues later, Joss' run on Astonishing X-Men comes to an end. It's been one heck of a read.

May 22 2008

Runaways headed for the big screen. Brian K. Vaughan will write the movie adaptation for Marvel Studios.

May 16 2008

Joss Whedon's stalled Wonder Woman used as an example of DC's cinematic frustration. "I'll bet the DC people were crying when that fell apart." More...

March 17 2008

Whedonverse comic book chart positions for February. The Buffyverse comics continue their solid performance, Buffy #11 was 14th and Angel: After The Fall #4 was 37th. Joss' penultimate issue of Runaways came in at no. 55.

February 18 2008

Whedonverse comic book chart positions for January. Astonishing X-Men #24 took 5th place, Buffy #10 came in at no. 15 and Angel: After The Fall #3 was at no. 38. ETA: Estimated sales figures are now available.

February 14 2008

(SPOILER) First look at Runaways #29. It's out next week and Comic Book Resources has a six page preview.

February 05 2008

Patrick on Joss Whedon: Joy, Art and Realism. Writer Geoff Klock debates a friend's criticism of the ongoing BtVS comic series, revisiting some familiar flashpoints in the show's history (S6-7) while offering his perspective on Whedon's vision for the characters. More...

January 23 2008

(SPOILER) Cover art for Astonishing X-Men #24. The final part of Joss' Unstoppable arc comes out today. The variant cover can be seen here. More...

November 20 2007

(SPOILER) Astonished one last time. ComicBookResources has an early look at the solicitation for Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1, wrapping up Joss's AXM run in February.

November 14 2007

Your friendly neighborhood interwebslinger. Marvel Comics goes digital, including Joss' Astonishing X-Men run and BKV's Runaways. More...

November 07 2007

(SPOILER) ASTONISHING X-MEN 23 Review at the Nexus! A new review of the new issue of Astonishing X-Men, by Joss. There's also another review over at Leave Your Spandex at the Door.

November 01 2007

(SPOILER) Five page preview for Astonishing X-Men #23. This issue will be out next week.

October 25 2007

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #23 Covers. They're finally here! The regular cover is one of my faves on Joss' run. You'll have to scroll down the page a bit to find them. More...

October 10 2007

(SPOILER) Review for Runaways #28. The issue is out today.

September 19 2007

(SPOILER) Cover art and info for Runaways #29. The fifth part of Joss' 'Dead End Kids' arc will be out in December.

August 21 2007

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #22 reviewed one day early at IGN. Favorably, I might add. Whodathunkit?

August 17 2007

(SPOILER) CBR has preview pages for Astonishing X-Men #22. Also in the same website, the usual higher quality preview pics for Dark Horse releases for November.

July 27 2007

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #22 covers revealed. The first one is very good indeed. This issue will be out on August 22nd. More...

May 22 2007

(SPOILER) Full Marvel Solicits for August 2007. Featuring the previously posted listing for Astonishing X-Men, and the new Runaways. Including a cover image, and--obviously--solicitation spoilers.

May 21 2007

Those Whedon comic book chart positions for April. Buffy #2 came in at number 12 and Runaways #25 finished in the top fifty, getting to number 42. ETA: Estimated sales for these issues can be found over at ICV2.com. More...

April 17 2007

(SPOILER) Marvel products shipping July. Comic Book Resources has solicitations for comic books and merchandise coming from Marvel this July. Apparently, Runaways takes some time off but Astonishing X-Men #22 makes an appearance.

April 04 2007

(SPOILER) Talkin' Runaways with Michael Ryan on Newsarama. Just as the title says, with more new (I believe) preview pages of tomorrow's #25.

April 02 2007

(SPOILER) Preview for Runaways #25 (now with extra pages). Joss' first issue comes out this week. So while you wait till you can get a hold of it, cast your eyes over the two new preview pages that have turned up. And there's a very positive review of the issue over at Fractal Matter.

March 25 2007

X-Men's Mike Carey is a total Whedon fan-boy. Clearly a man of excellent taste. More...

March 08 2007

(SPOILER) Jeph Loeb gives props to Joss. Huge spoilers for this week of comics in this interview which mainly focuses on Marvel's Fallen Son mini-series. More...

February 27 2007

(SPOILER) Mark Millar on Joss Whedon. The writer of 'Civil War' describes how Joss helped craft the end of the Marvel blockbuster. More...

February 24 2007

(SPOILER) Joss' input into the end of Marvel's Civil War. The final issue which came out this week caught many comic book fans by surprise with its ending. Anyhow, Joe Quesada (Marvel's E.I.C.) explains at a New York Comic Con panel how Joss addressed the ending (which still has to played out in full). Spoilers for upcoming Marvel events btw. Update: Joss posts about the ending in this thread. More...

February 17 2007

New Joe Fridays Week 35. Two Joss mentions this week. Re: Runaways stint and fashioning the new landscape of a universe (it's sort of his thing)!

February 13 2007

(SPOILER) Dead End Kids. It is here! The solicitation for yet another Joss-penned Runaways! With a cover that is to die for! Or that makes it look like someone's bound to die, anyway. More...

January 16 2007

(SPOILER) Marvel April Solicitations. Including Runaways #25, Astonishing X-Men #22 (no cover, unfortunately) and for those hoping to catch up on Runaways before Joss's arrival, the Runaways vol.3 oversized hardcover. More...

January 13 2007

(SPOILER) Running in a different direction. Marvel reveals solicit and (spoilerish) cover for Joss's Runaways #25. More...

December 30 2006

Astonishing X-Men: the trailer. Marvel has created a trailer to promote Joss's final AXM arc, UNSTOPPABLE. More...

December 12 2006

An Astonishing X-Men primer. Marvel do their best to make sure everyone's up-to-speed for #19 (out on the 27th). And there's some lovely early designs from Cassaday to boot. There's also new solicitation info (including release dates) for #20 and #21. No cover art previews though - boo.

November 18 2006

(SPOILER) Joe Quesada on Joss and Civil War. Marvel Editor in Chief talks about Joss in his weekly Joe Friday column at Newsrama. More...

November 14 2006

Astonishing X-Men #18 Out This Week! Astonishing X-Men #18, the conclusion to the current arc, comes out. Looks to be another great week for Marvel.

November 11 2006

Sketchy characters. Joe Quesada shows off Joss' co-conspirator Michael Ryan's character sketches for Runaways. More...

October 26 2006

Joss Is a Chick Magnet. Hoping he will lure women into comic book stores, Marvel hires some guy named "Wheedon". More...

October 25 2006

Astonishing X-Men #18 further delayed this time to Nov. 8th. More...

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