July 18 2012
"Spike: the Complete Series" is out today. The story takes place after "Angel: After the Fall" and before "Buffy Season 8."
July 15 2012
Read the latest issue of Watcher Junior. There's three essays to peruse while you sip your coffee: Kaylee as a complicated depiction of female gender, Dawn the Child Hero and the Buffy fandom.
July 13 2012
Dark Horse is having a SDCC sale on digital comics. Includes Angel & Faith, Buffy season 9, and The Guild.
July 04 2012
Slayage conference brings Joss Whedon academics to Vancouver. "The fifth biannual Slayage conference occupies UBC's Allard Hall from July 12th to 15th. Academics from around the world and across disciplines will be in town to discuss the multiplicity of Whedonverse creations."
June 24 2012
Awesome books to replace your favourite cancelled shows. io9 gives some recommended reading to substitute our Big Damn Heroes and that lovable Vampire with a soul, among others.
June 14 2012
SDCC Panel: Once More, With Comics. Subtitled "How the Whedon Universes Continue in Comic Book Form", the July 12 panel will discuss just that with Katrina Hill, Jennifer K. Stuller, Traci Cohen, Amber Benson, Jane Espenson, Scott Allie, Mariah Huehner, Clare Kramer, and Tom Lenk.
June 12 2012
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffyverse comics for September. Solicitation info and covers for Buffy #13, Angel and Faith #14, Spike #2 and the second Angel and Faith TPB.
June 10 2012
Classic novels and the filmmakers who were born to direct them. Flavorwire reckons Joss would be the perfect choice to direct a 'Lord of the Flies' movie.
June 03 2012
Interview with Buffy Season 9 and Dollhouse Epitaphs writer Andrew Chambliss. Some interesting upcoming tidbits for season 9.
May 07 2012
Once More, With Feeling: How Joss Whedon Re-wrote Popular Culture - A Biography. It's written by Amy Pascale (popgurls.com) and should be out in September. Amongst other things, the book features "extensive original interviews with Whedon's collaborators and stars, as well as the man himself". More...
Free digital versions of the FCBD Buffy and Serenity comics now available. Couldn't get a hold of the Buffy/Guild and Serenity/Star Wars issues at your local comic book shop on Saturday? Dark Horse Digital now has them on their site and it won't cost you anything to read them. More...
May 05 2012
Get your free Buffy and Serenity comic books today. The first Saturday in May means Free Comic Book Day. There's a Buffy/The Guild flip book (penned by Andrew Chambliss and Felicia Day respectively) and a Serenity/Star Wars flip book (both stories penned by Zack Whedon) up for grabs. Hopefully there's a comic book store in your area that's participating. More...
May 01 2012
"Joss Whedon: The Complete Companion" is out today. Think we'll learn anything new in this book?
April 14 2012
"The Philosophy of Joss Whedon" explores higher aspects of the pop culture icon. An interview with the editors of the book.
April 09 2012
Cliff Chiang's "Joss Whedon: The Geek Shall Inherit The Earth" art for GQ Magazine. The Whedon themed issue is for this May.
March 31 2012
Buffyfest's World Horror Convention interview with Scott Allie - part 1. Part 2 of this interview will cover Buffy and Scott's upcoming co-writing duty on the next arc starting in Buffy # 8 More...
March 23 2012
"More Than Entertainment" - a Whedonverse essay. Find out why Joss' creations mattered so much to this writer. This essay originally appeared in "The Psychology of Joss Whedon" which came out in 2007.
March 19 2012
Twenty-five great superheroine scenes. Two Whedonverse comic books feature in this list. There's the much talked about page from Buffy Season 9 #6 (big spoilers if you haven't read it yet) and the incredible Kitty Pryde scene from Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1.
March 14 2012
Saga #1 debuts today. Buffy comic writer, creator of Runaways and all-around Joss Whedon fan, Brian K. Vaughan debuts his new series "Saga" today. More...
March 07 2012
IDW's complete Angel and Spike series coming to digital platforms. Head over to the IDW Store and iTunes to see what's been released so far. In related news, Dark Horse's comics (including Buffy and Serenity) are now available for the Nook and Kobo.
February 10 2012
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Whedonverse comics for May 2012. Brought to you by Comics Continuum. Included in the line-up are Buffy Season 9 #9, Angel & Faith #10, and a new Guild one-shot.
January 25 2012
TFAW Back Issue Sale. It includes Buffy Season Eight and Serenity Better Days (#s 2 & 3) at 70% off. Great time to "tighten up" your collection. Includes some Variant Covers.
January 10 2012
The Philosophy of Joss Whedon - now shipping from Amazon. According to the blurb "The Philosophy of Joss Whedon" examines Whedon's plots and characterizations to reveal their philosophical takes on the limits of personal freedom, sexual morality, radical evil, and Daoism.
January 02 2012
Joss Whedon's Fray: Motion Comic Book Part 1 - a fan effort. Found this with my first iPhone-search on YouTube. More...
December 22 2011
Joss Whedon's art features in 'A' magazine. As to what exactly it is, that's anyone's guess (you'll have to buy the magazine to find out).
December 14 2011
Call for papers on Joss Whedon and theology. I don't know anything about the trio behind it, but they are soliciting submissions examining the theological significance and implications of Joss' "explorations of religion, family, friendship, sexuality, forgiveness, redemption, hope, love, and other dimensions of the human condition".
December 11 2011
Out soon - The Big Damn Firefly and Serenity Trivia Book. Released on the 21st, this book has over "1,000 questions that delve into the detailed elements that have made Firefly and Serenity beloved by millions". There's also an introduction from 'Jaynestown' director Marita Grabiak. More...
November 30 2011
Dollhouse comics and more Buffy S8, now digital. Dollhouse: Epitaphs (including the original one-shot), and issues 26-30 of Buffy S8 are now up at the Dark Horse digital store. Each run is also available as a bundle, slightly cheaper. And according to Dark Horse, as from December 14th "all titles from Dark Horse Comics will be on sale the same day in both print and digital format".
November 23 2011
Free Comic Book Day to include Buffy, Serenity, and The Guild. The official announcement from Dark Horse Comics as to its FCBD slate for May 5, 2012 includes the previously-known Star Wars/Serenity flip book, a new Buffy tale, and the Guildies go to the beach.
November 15 2011
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Whedonverse comics in February. Full info and covers for Buffy #6, Angel & Faith #7, Dollhouse Epitaphs collection.
November 14 2011
(SPOILER) TFAW interview with Dark Horse's Scott Allie. Allie talks about Buffy Season 9, Angel & Faith, B.P.R.D., Star Wars, mostly. Spoilers for Buffy through Issue #3, and spoilers about characters appearing in the next A&F arc, if you've not been keeping up. More...
November 04 2011
(SPOILER) TFAW interviews Andrew Chambliss on Buffy Season 9 and Dollhouse: Epitaphs. There are spoilers along the way about the previous Buffy and Dollhouse books, but there's also a brief mention about the way Severin's powers work. Also some teases about stuff to come in the Buffy book, as well as some ideas for potential future Dollhouse books.
November 02 2011
Read the latest collection of Whedonverse essays at Slayage. Volume 9.1 features essays about The Body, anonymous vampires, Pangs, Dollhouse and colonial discourses in Buffy.
November 01 2011
(SPOILER) NYCC '11: Interview with Dark Horse Editor Scott Allie. brought by insertgeekhere. Allie talks about Buffy S9 and his experience in dealing with fans, Star Wars/Serenity flip book, Sugar Shock and Dr. Horrible comics.
October 22 2011
An interview with Buffy Season 9 cover artist Steve Morris. He also does the Angel & Faith covers.
(SPOILER) NYCC Interview With Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs. The two talk how they got the job and working with Joss.They also drop some spoilerish info at the end. More...
October 18 2011
"There's my boy" - an Angel essay. Smart Pop Book's free essay of the week comes from Five Seasons of Angel. A look at Angel and Darla's relationship through centuries
October 17 2011
"Power and Control in the Television Worlds of Joss Whedon" - coming out next year. " This study explores the myriad natural and supernatural methods Whedon's characters use to achieve power and control over unsuspecting friends and foes, including witchcraft and other paranormal means, love, aggression, and scientific devices such as psychosurgery and psychopharmacology."
(SPOILER) Buffyfest Interview with Scott Allie from NYCC. There are some spoilers about the Serenity free comic book day flip book.The season 9 stuff might be considered light spoilerish. More...
October 16 2011
Interview with Dark Horse's Scott Allie on Buffy & Firefly comics. A short interview from New York Comic Con touches on Buffy Season 9, the future of Firefly comics from Dark Horse, and digital comic books.
October 15 2011
(SPOILER) Recap of Dark Horse's Buffy and Angel panel at NYCC 2011. The panel just concluded. There are some new spoilers. More...
October 08 2011
(SPOILER) Chistos Gage Podcast Interview. The Angel & Faith talk starts at the 36 minute mark. More...
October 04 2011
'The Buffyverse Catalog: A complete Guide' - out now in print. Both new and used ones over at Amazon. Can't wait until I get my hands on one. More...
September 22 2011
Judging A Book By Its Cover. Columnist Kyrax2 at Comics Bulletin uses the Buffy comics as an example of a way to attract non-traditional fans (i.e., the female gender) to superhero comics and to get the comics industry out of its slump. More...
September 21 2011
Der sympathische Vampir - a new book about the Buffyverse. Subitled "Visualisierungen von Männlichkeiten in der TV-Serie Buffy", it's a German text that looks at the gender and sexuality of male vampires on Buffy and Angel. Read the contents page and introduction in English courtesy of Google Translate. More...
September 20 2011
"Buffy and the Heroine's Journey" - coming out next summer. Subtitled "Vampire Slayer as Feminine Chosen One", this book "explores how Buffy blends 1990s girl power and the path of the warrior woman with the oldest of mythic traditions". More...
September 15 2011
'Joss Whedon: The Essential Companion' coming out next May. The full title of the book is "Joss Whedon: The Essential Companion: The TV Series, the Movies, the Comic Books and More: The Unofficial Guide to the Whedonverse". It looks like it collects all those Popmatters essays from earlier on this year.
September 10 2011
(SPOILER) Dark Horse solicitations for December 2011. Releases of BtVS #4 and Angel & Faith #5. Interesting month...
September 07 2011
"Daytripper" by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba wins Harvey Award. "Daytripper" by Fabio Moon (artist for Sugarshock) and his brother, Gabriel Ba, won the 2011 Harvey Award in the Best Single Issue or Story category. Earlier this year, it also won a 2011 Eisner Award in the Best Limited Series category. More...
August 17 2011
Buffy Season 9: Something New. Scott Allie describes how Joss, Scott and other writers broke the arc for the Buffy Season 9 comics. More...
August 16 2011
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Whedonverse comics for November. Buffy #3, Angel & Faith #4 and Dollhouse: Epitaph #5 of 5 all come out.
August 15 2011
SFX's "Worlds of Whedon" interviews now on Kindle. If you couldn't get a hold of the magazine, you can now buy the interviews as a standalone eBook at Amazon.
August 01 2011
An Avengers/Buffy comic? Joss Whedon drops knowledge. Another Comic-Con interview courtesy of io9.
July 22 2011
(SPOILER) Scott Allie interview from Comic Con. Has some new spoilers for Buffy Season 9 and Angel & Faith.
July 13 2011
Dark Horse announces Whedonverse signings for Comic-Con. Zack Whedon, Andrew Chambliss, Georges Jeanty and Jo Chen will be doing a signing at 12 pm on the Saturday and then Joss will be doing a signing at 5pm (both signings are ticketed by lottery). And there's going to be Buffy Season 9 and Angel and Faith green screens.
Angel and Faith artist Rebekah Isaacs Interview. Nothing spoilery.
July 08 2011
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Whedonverse titles for October. There's solicitations for "Angel & Faith" #3, "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #2, and "Dollhouse: Epitaphs" #4.
June 23 2011
Call for papers for "Race, Ethnicity, and Nationality in the Works of Joss Whedon". The deadline for the proposals is July 1st.
June 10 2011
(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Whedonverse comics for September. There's Angel And Faith #2, Buffy Season 9: Freefall #1 and Dollhouse: Epitaphs #3 of 5. ETA Comic Book Resources has more covers for the issues.
May 09 2011
J is for Joss Whedon wearing a Jetpack. Someone's made an adorable ABC book for their baby daughter. See all the pics (including the one for the letter 'j') here.
(SPOILER) Dark Horse solicitations for August 2011. Including the debut of Season 9 book Angel and Faith series and the second issue of Dollhouse: Epitaphs miniseries. Also check out, audio interview with Angel and Faith writer Christos Gage from the Boston Comic-Con. More...
May 06 2011
Joss Whedon took my tropes. An urban fantasy writer talks about the tropes that Joss does best.
May 03 2011
"The Guild" nominated for American Library Association's "Great Graphic Novel for Teens". Chris Samnee, artist on "A Shepherd's Tale", is also nominated for "The Mighty Thor".
April 29 2011
'The Buffyverse Catalog: A Complete Guide' - coming out later this year. The full title of the book is "The Buffyverse Catalog: A Complete Guide to Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel in Print, Film, Television, Comics, Games and Other Media, 1992-2010".
April 18 2011
'The Philosophy of Joss Whedon' - coming out this year. According to Amazon.com, the book will be out in November. The publisher's blurb says it "examines Whedon's plots and characterizations to reveal their philosophical takes on the limits of personal freedom, sexual morality, radical evil, and Daoism".
April 14 2011
Free comics from Dark Horse Digital Comics Store. To promote the upcoming digital store, Dark Horse will be giving away a selection of free comics to people who sign up for the Dark Horse Digital newsletter (including Fray #1). More...
April 10 2011
Introduction to Whedonistas. "A host of award-winning female writers and fans come together to celebrate the works of Joss Whedon."
March 30 2011
ICv2's top ten genre properties for Q4 2010. Find out how Dark Horse's Buffy and Serenity franchises fare against the likes of The Walking Dead, Sandman and Y: The Last Man.
March 24 2011
Read the latest volume of Slayage. The Buffyverse essays include a feminist comparison between Buffy and Bella, drugs and posthumanism on Buffy, how 'Normal Again' and 'The Harvest' can be used as commentary on Buffy and Spike's relationship and why Buffy seasons 5 & 6 become a post-structuralist primer.
March 15 2011
'Whedonistas' gets released today. Heroine Content says "if you're a fan of the 'verse, this book is a great read", Tor.com gave the anthology a glowing review saying "this book is essential reading" and SFX Magazine (online review coming soon) gave it three stars out of five in its latest issue. More...
March 10 2011
Pre-order companion book for Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope. The book to go along with the film of the same name, of which Joss is a producer. Book hits July 4, includes introduction by Joss. No word yet on movie release.
February 22 2011
Amber's Benson's "Serpent's Storm" in stores today. It's the third book in her Death's Daughter pentalogy. It's also available as an audio book read by Amber herself.
February 14 2011
Amber Benson's book signing tour. "Serpent's Storm," the third installment of Amber's Calliope Reaper-Jones series, comes out next Tuesday. More...
February 13 2011
A reading from 'Whedonistas' this Tuesday in Los Angeles. Teresa Jusino will be reading her essay from the "Whedonistas: A Celebration of the Worlds of Joss Whedon By the Women Who Love Them!" anthology at The Talking Stick on the 15th. And the book will be officially launched at a panel at next weekend's Gallifrey One convention. More...
February 12 2011
Buffy & Serenity make up 8 of the top 10 Dark Horse graphic novels in 2010 via Bookscan data. More...
January 28 2011
Win a Buffy book from Nancy Holder. The author will award five copies of the third Buffy the Vampire Slayer omnibus, plus signed bookplates, in a new contest.
A slice of the Whedonverse in 2011. Scott Allie talks to MTV's Splash Page about the Buffy Season 9, Dollhouse and Serenity comic books.
January 15 2011
Joss Whedon's review of Patton Oswalt's new book. "Zombie Spaceship Wasteland" was released at the start of the month. More...
January 10 2011
(SPOILER) Preview for Spike #4. Brought to you by Comic Book Resources.
January 01 2011
Buffy Season 9 included in Newsarama's 11 to watch in '11. These eleven series/graphics novels are the ones to look forward to in the new year, according to the site.
December 13 2010
December 08 2010
A call for papers - spotlight on Joss Whedon. "[It] will have two major components: feature articles that zero in on an important aspect of Whedon's work and a series of "Joss Whedon 101" articles that will introduce newcomers to each of his individual projects". If you're interested in writing an essay then head over to PopMatters to find out more.
December 03 2010
Vote in Dark Horse's favorite vampire contest. You can win a prize package!
November 29 2010
Whedonistas Table of Contents revealed. Mad Norwegian Press has released a preliminary version of the Table of Contents for "Whedonistas: A Celebration of the Worlds of Joss Whedon by the Women Who Love Them" with essay titles and contributors' names. More...
November 20 2010
'Joss Whedon: Conversations' now available for pre-order on Amazon. The first volume in the University Press of Mississippi's "Television Conversations" series collects a number of Joss' past interviews for reading pleasure. More...
November 06 2010
Buffy in the Classroom: Essays on Teaching with the Vampire Slayer. Now available! This collection combines the academic and practical aspects of teaching by exploring the ways in which Buffy the Vampire Slayer is taught in international classrooms.
November 02 2010
(SPOILER) Buffyfest's early Buffy #38 & Serenity: A Shepherd's Tale preview. Both issues are out tomorrow and Buffyfest gives some little teasers of both which they have read.
October 18 2010
October 09 2010
Whedonverse news from the Dark Horse panel at NYCC. Buffy Season 9 likely to start in August of next year, it looks like Angel and Spike will be getting their own titles, there will be a Dollhouse series and maybe a Faith title too? Update: Dark Horse tells ICV2 that Buffy Season 9 will be joined by an Angel monthly and Spike and Willow spinoffs. Dollhouse will initially be a mini-series.
October 08 2010
Lots of Whedonverse comic books on the horizon. Buffy Season 9 will bring us two to four monthly books and a Dollhouse mini-series is in the works too.
September 30 2010
SFX "Worlds of Whedon" magazine special now on sale online. The magazine comes out today in the UK. For those outside the UK, you can buy it online at the publisher's website.
September 24 2010
SFX Magazine special "Worlds of Whedon" comes out next week. And packed with goodies it is too, including a brand new interview with Joss. More...
September 10 2010
The next stage of Dark Horse's Whedonverse comic books. Scott Allie speaks to FEARnet about the Buffy, Angel, Dollhouse, Serenity and The Cabin in the Woods comic books.
August 31 2010
Whedonistas: A Celebration of the Worlds of Joss Whedon by the Women Who Love Them. Published by Mad Norwegian Press, this book will be out in March of next year.
August 10 2010
Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Vol. 2 released by Simon & Schuster today. This collects the previously published Halloween Rain by Christopher Golden & Nancy Holder, Bad Bargain by Diana G. Gallagher and Afterimage by Pierce Askegren.
August 04 2010
Robin Sachs narrates "How to Become a Mars Overlord". You can listen to the sci-fi short story in streaming format or download it as a MP3 file.
July 31 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 20 2010
Scott Pilgrim's Finest Hour is Out Today. It includes the following quote from Joss on the back cover: "Scott Pilgrim is the best book ever. It is the chronicle of our time. With Kung Fu, so yeah: perfect." I couldn't agree more. More...
July 16 2010
Amber Benson added to San Diego Comic-Con. She's participating in a panel discussion on Thursday the 22nd, about the Power of Myth. Also taking part is Buffy/Angel novelist Tom Sniegoski, and the panel is moderated by Watcher's Guide co-author Maryelizabeth Hart.
July 15 2010
(SPOILER) CBR reports that "The Guild" comics will be back in 2011. The official announcement by Dark Horse will be at Comic Con, but eh... cat's out of the bag. Some minor spoilers about the previous comics and S4 of the wildly successful web-series.
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