October 16 2008
(SPOILER) IDW's Angelverse solicitations for January 2009. Angel:After The Fall #16 and Angel:After The Fall Cover Gallery are released in that month. No peek at the covers though, Brian Lynch says over at SlayAlive that he believes that they are too spoilery.
October 12 2008
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch comments on finishing issue 15 of Angel:ATF at his blog. Brian drops some hints at what's coming in that issue. More...
September 16 2008
(SPOILER) 5 page preview for tomorrow's Spike:After The Fall #3. Preview for tomorrow's issue.
September 15 2008
Whedonverse comic book chart positions for August. Buffy and Angel stay much the same as before, Spike takes a little bit of a tumble. More...
September 07 2008
ComicMix Radio talks the Whedonverse with Joss. He tells us about "A Shepherd's Tale" and why he decided to do Book's story now, saying that he wouldn't want to wait for the sequel even if there were one. More...
August 31 2008
Our own Mockingbird (aka K. Dale Koontz) made it into the latest issue of Slayage. I admit it. I'm not unbiased. I love Mockingbird... in a platonic-I'm-already-married kind of way of course. And I loved her presentation at this year's Slayage Conference. Now here it is on the Slayage Online Journal.
August 29 2008
Angel: After the Fall #12 is out next week. According to Brian Lynch's blog, the next issue of Angel is out next week. The same day as Buffy Season 8 #18.
August 19 2008
Comic books sales continue apace. Estimated sales figures have been released for July 2008, with strong results for Whedon books. Buffy Season 8 #16 sells 82,031 copies, maintaining its top ten position in 10th place; Angel: After the Fall #10 is 51st with 43,024 sold; Spike: After the Fall #1 sells 36,974 with a strong debut in 59th place. More...
August 15 2008
Comic Book Resources has an analysis of June's comic sales. Both Buffy and Angel come out very favourably.Buffy was the bestselling non Marvel/DC comic, and Angel was the 2nd best non Marvel/DC. Very impressive. More...
August 14 2008
(SPOILER) The Alex Garner Cover For Angel:After The Fall #13. I don't think it's spoilery but I put a warning to play safe.
August 13 2008
Empire Online posts list of the 50 greatest comic book characters. The list includes Wolverine at #4..."[Wolverine] has a deep appreciation of ice-cold beer (see, for example, Joss Whedon’s Astonishing X-Men, where beer brings Wolverine back from a hypnotised state)." More...
August 06 2008
(SPOILER) For the discussion of Spike: After the Fall #2. The second issue of Spike's adventures in Hell-A arrives today! More...
August 04 2008
Buffy #17 and Spike ATF #2 ship this week. According to Previews.
July 26 2008
Joss Whedon talks about his comic books. ComicMix chats with him about Buffy season 8, Angel: After The Fall, A Shepherd's Tale and Fray.
Joss wins two Eisners. Best New Series (Buffy: Season 8 by by Joss Whedon, Brian K. Vaughan, Georges Jeanty, and Andy Owens) and Best Digital Comic (Sugarshock, by Joss Whedon and Fabio Moon).
July 25 2008
(SPOILER) Brief Buffy tidbit from Scott Allie at SDCC Dark Horse Horror Panel. No major Buffy announcments are planned at this weekend's Comic Con but Allie did drop an interesting tidbit about an upcoming five issue arc.
July 24 2008
FanLib.com to close next month. The fan fiction site will be closing on August 4th. So if you have Buffy/Angel/Firefly fanfics on that site, you might want to store them elsewhere. More...
July 22 2008
(SPOILER) Vote for Spike: After the Fall at Pink Kryptonite.com. Spike: After the Fall #1 is up for "Best Comic Book Moment of the Week" at Pinkkryptonite.com. More...
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...
July 18 2008
Joss talks Buffy/Satsu with AfterEllen.com. Cornered at the FOX party during the Television Critics Association press tour, Joss also gives the lowdown on tastefully naked Willow. More...
July 12 2008
Amber Benson goes to Hell(boy). As a tie-in with the new film, Amber has written a short story for the Hellboy: Oddest Jobs anthology book, edited by former Buffy novelist Christopher Golden. More...
July 09 2008
Freshmen Summer Vacation Special. Now on the stands, courtesy of Seth Green and Hugh Sterbakov. More...
July 03 2008
Angel Omnibus up for pre-sale at Amazon.com. Looks like a collection of Angel: The Curse, Angel: Old Friends, Angel: Spotlight, and Angel: Auld Lang Syne. More...
July 01 2008
(SPOILER) The second cover for Angel:ATF #12 has been released. It's the Alex Garner cover.Like the Nick Runge cover that was released earlier in the month,it's spoilerish. More...
Reminder: Buffy #16 and Angel #10 ship this week. According to Previews.
June 25 2008
Tim Minear's "The Moon Is A Harsh Mistress" Script. Tim's unproduced movie adaptation of Robert A. Heinlein's 1966 science fiction novel in .PDF format. More...
June 20 2008
John Cassaday and Brian K. Vaughan nominated in the 2008 Harvey Awards. Cassaday has nominations for "Best Artist" and "Best Cover Artist". Vaughan has been nominated for "Best Writer".
June 16 2008
May 2008 comics sales charts are released. Joss' books do very well, and Season 8 tops the trade paperback charts. More...
June 14 2008
Should Joss write Spidey? Based on Joss's writing of Spider-Man in Astonishing X-Men, should he be given his own arc(s)? This guy thinks so.
June 02 2008
Auction to benefit ailing Slayers artist. Legendary comic book artist Gene Colan (who illustrated two Tales of the Slayers stories by writer Doug Petrie), is seriously ill and lacking health insurance. Luckily, many of his friends...including Stan Lee, Neil Gaiman, Harlan Ellison, and BtVS novelist Christopher Golden...have rallied to his side, donating items for an auction to raise money for Gene's bills. More...
May 21 2008
This month's SFX magazine is giving away free Buffy and Angel novels. It also contains coverage of the Paley Reunion,Dollhouse and various other Whedonverse tidbits. More...
The Truth of Buffy - Essays on Fiction Illuminating Reality. Another collection of essays which will out be later on this year. The authors will focus on "ways in which Buffy reflects, illuminates, and clarifies its audience's real-life experiences". More...
May 19 2008
Buffy #13 is 11th biggest-selling comic of April 2008. It's that time again - sales charts are released, and issue 2 of Drew Goddard's "Wolves at the Gate" arc just misses out on a top 10 placing. Serenity: Better Days #2 reaches 32nd, Angel: After the Fall #6 is 45th. More...
May 15 2008
May 09 2008
Cover art for the Buffy season 8 'Wolves at the Gate' tpb. Amazon.com has a shipping date of November 1st for this volume but as ever that's subject to change. The website also has cover art for the Serenity: Better Days trade paperback.
May 06 2008
Buffy #14 and Angel #7 ship this week. Double-dose of the 'verse!
April 19 2008
Joss in Fast Company (May 2008). Joss and Whedonverse noted as inspirational to Lost, Heroes, Battlestar, and others.
April 15 2008
Buffy Goes Dark: Essays on the Final Two Seasons of Buffy. This book which covers seasons 6 and 7 will be out sometime towards the end of the year. More...
April 14 2008
Joss Whedon, Sugarshock! and Buffy Season 8 nominated for 2008 Eisner Awards. Buffy is nominated for "Best Continuing Series" and "Best New Series", Sugarshock! for "Best Digital Comic" and Joss is up for "Best Writer". More...
April 07 2008
"Nothing But Red" now available for purchase. This anthology of literary and visual arts was inspired by Joss' post about the killing of Du’a Khalil. All profits go to Equality Now. More...
Den of Geek article about licensed comics. Discussion includes Season 8 and After the Fall. No plot spoilers.
April 03 2008
(SPOILER) IGN Comics reviews Buffy #13. A generally favorable review. And AICN's Herc approves of the ish too. IGN also reviews Angel: After The Fall #6 giving it 7.8 out of 10.
April 02 2008
The top ten things we'd like to see in Buffy and Angel comics. IFMagazine has a list of Buffyverse characters that they'd like to see appear in Buffy Season 8 and Angel: After The Fall.
March 25 2008
"Pop-culture icon" Joss (and some other people) explains the lure of graphic novels. "Whedon says Dark Horse allowed him to 'plumb the depths' of the Buffy story in a new genre, and also introduced him to what he calls 'a different kind of fandom.'" More...
(SPOILER) Scott Allie on Serenity, Buffy and the Joss Whedon Universe. Excellent interview with the Dark Horse editor. Spoilerish for Joss' next arc on Buffy season 8.
March 23 2008
(SPOILER) The Onion's AV club reviews Whedonverse comics. Angel #5, Buffy #12, and Serenity #1 are all reviewed (mostly) favourably. Scroll down a little on the page to read.
March 19 2008
(SPOILER) The past, present and future of Astonishing X-Men. Marvel editor Nick Lowe chats about Joss' X-Men run and calls it "the most consistently excellent X-story ever". In the second part of the interview, there's some discussion of Joss' Dead End Kids arc on Runaways.
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.
March 15 2008
March 11 2008
Superheroes: Capes and Crusaders in Comics and Films. Whedonverse scholar and frequent Slayage contributor (and an incredibly sweet and approachable person) Roz Kaveney talks about her latest book. More...
March 04 2008
Buffy Season 8: #12 Wolves at the Gate ships this week. According to Diamond's shipping list.
March 03 2008
Slayage Volume 25 - the Firefly edition. Tons of essays to read, with lots of issues to ponder on.
March 02 2008
Have Any Questions for Adam Hughes? Serenity: Better Days and Those Left Behind cover artist (not to mention, "Once More, With Feeling" poster artist) Adam Hughes has agreed to answer any questions that you have about his 'verse related work. Post your questions in the comments for this thread and Adam will be stopping in to answer. More...
(SPOILER) Whedon chips - or Joss' influence in the future. Philip Palmer pays tribute to Joss (and Buffy season 4) in his debut sci-fi novel 'Debatable Space '. Link goes to the relevant page from the book on Amazon's Online Reader. More...
February 28 2008
5th anniversary of Slayerlit! Slayerlit is celebrating its fifth anniversary, with new interviews from John Pasarella, a review of Buffy Omnibus 3, a new BTVS story from Christopher Golden getting its first exposure, and a contest to win a signed copy of the Buffy Omnibus #3. Stop on by and join the fun!
February 25 2008
Georges Jeanty Nominated for Best Artist in the 2008 Glyph Comics Awards. For his work on the Buffy Season 8 comics. The winners will be announced at the May 16-17 East Coast Black Age of Comics Convention in Philadelphia.
February 21 2008
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel: After the Fall #4. Since no one's started a discussion thread and I received my copy today... More...
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.
Journalista discusses the economics of comics, including the Buffy comics. A response to Brian Hibb's (from Newsarama's) essay. More...
February 16 2008
"You're Just A Mortal" - a new study of Buffy book. Or to give the book its full title "'You're Just A Mortal; You Couldn't Understand My Pain: Representations of Psychopathology in Season Five of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer"'. Quite possibly the best title for an academic Buffy book ever. More...
February 13 2008
(SPOILER) Dark Horse comics for May. Description and covers for Buffy #14 and Serenity: Better Days #3. Plus, the Leave Your Spandex @ The Door blog reviews Buffy #11. More...
February 10 2008
Wizard Magazine's coverage of the "Y: The Last Man" wrap party. Joss was the keynote speaker at last night's event. Pics of him, Brian K. Vaughan and indeed Grant Morrison can be found here (MySpace account required to view). And if you want even more coverage, io9 also has a feature about the party.
February 01 2008
Wizard Magazine #197 Features a Joss Q & A. There isn't a version of it online as of yet, but the magazine is on the stands now. Joss discusses his runs on Runaways and Astonishing X-Men which are both scheduled to drop the same day. Also (PIE SPOILERS!!!), his favorite pie (strawberry rhubarb) is discussed. You have been warned. More...
January 29 2008
Nexus Awards 2007! The Comics Nexus presents this year's awards, fittingly giving more than two of them to Joss! More...
Psych 101 of the Whedonverse. An indepth City of Angel review of the recently released book "The Psychology of Joss Whedon".
January 21 2008
Whedonverse comic book chart positions for December. Buffy #9 took 12th place and Angel: After The Fall #2 came in at no. 52 (ETA: Estimated figures for how many copies got shipped are now available).
January 17 2008
Celebrate 'Y: The Last Man' with Brian K. Vaughan and Joss Whedon. To mark the last issue of Brian's epic saga, 'Y: The Last Party' will be held at Meltdown Comics in Los Angeles on February 8th. Joss will be the keynote speaker at the event and all proceeds will go to the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund.
January 12 2008
TVSquad suggests 8 books about TV, including "Bite Me!", "The Long Way Home," and "After the Fall." Three of eight ain't bad. More...
January 09 2008
(SPOILER) Buffy #13 arriving April 2nd! Cover and date for the second issue of Drew Goddard's arc 'Wolves at the Gate' released on Dark Horse. Click here for the variant cover. More...
(SPOILER) Joss Whedon's comic books in 2008. Wizard Magazine gives us a brief rundown of what to expect from upcoming issues of Buffy season 8, Serenity: Better Days and Angel: After The Fall.
January 04 2008
Joss' Creations on the Couch: "The Psychology of Joss Whedon" Book Review. Just released, this collection of essays explores the inner motivations and actions of Joss' distinctive, colorful cast of characters from a psychological perspective. More...
January 01 2008
Fans will buy the comics if the stories matter. Marc-Oliver Frisch over at The Beat analyses the impressive sales figures for Buffy #8 and Angel: After The Fall #1. More...
December 31 2007
Faith and Choice in the Works of Joss Whedon. This book will be coming out in the summer of next year and "examines a variety of Whedon's characters and discusses what can be learned from their struggles and discoveries regarding religion and belief". The synoposis on the publisher's website is really interesting and well worth a look. More...
December 26 2007
"The Long Way Home" is #6 at ContraCostaTimes.com. Randy Myers lists the Top 10 Graphic Novels of 2007, and Buffy is included.
December 22 2007
Nancy Holder's Buffy the Vampire Slayer course returns to UCSD. The five-week course begins January 23rd. More...
Insanely Rare AFTER THE FALL Issue 1 Cover Being Auctioned! There are only 200 of these, and this is the only one signed by Brian Lynch!
December 20 2007
'How much of Joss is Joss Whedon?' blogTO interviews the author of a graphic novel whose lead character is a girl named Joss who finds herself fighting zombies. In the words of the publisher: "Joss's life sucks." (Yes, at least one zombie manages a "Grr, argh".)
December 19 2007
The Dark Horse holiday card. It features a welcome glimpse of Dandelion Naizen and Melaka Fray.
December 14 2007
Whedonverse comic book chart positions for the month of November. Astonishing X-Men #23 came second, Buffy #8 took 10th place and 'Angel: After The Fall' #1 came in at no. 41 on Diamond's Direct Market Sales Charts. ETA: And the estimated sales figures can be found over at ICV2.com. More...
December 11 2007
Amber Benson + C-block = Marvel Manga. A Marvel Comics VP of Development tells the story of how Marvel Manga began and its involvement with Amber Benson. More...
December 08 2007
(SPOILER) Buffy #12 solicitation for March. Plot details and cover for the first part of Drew Goddard's Tokyo arc "Wolves at the Gate." The variant cover can be found here. More...
December 02 2007
'The Psychology of Joss Whedon' out now in bookstores. This collection of essays takes a look at certain aspects arising from Buffy, Angel, Firefly and Serenity and discusses them in a psychological context. More...
November 22 2007
'Buffy: Panel to Panel' - out now in your local comic book store. Though the Dark Horse site still says it's out on December 5th, it actually shipped last week. For my money this is one of the best Buffy related items that's ever been released. It's packed with gorgeous artwork and some great comic book anecdotes. More...
November 14 2007
Your friendly neighborhood interwebslinger. Marvel Comics goes digital, including Joss' Astonishing X-Men run and BKV's Runaways. More...
November 09 2007
'Nothing But Red' extends submision deadline. Those looking to submit work for the fan based anthology now have until December 1st. 'Nothing But Red' came about as a result of Joss' post about Khalil Aswad.
November 05 2007
Unshelved booktalks Will the Vampire People Please Leave the Lobby? Library webcomic Unshelved does a visual booktalk every Sunday in their strip. This week it is Allyson's book. It even has a nice callout to Whedonesque and Dollhouse.
Buffy season 8 writer Brian K. Vaughan explains WGA strike. On his MySpace blog, Brian K. Vaughan talks about what's behind the Writers Guild strike, how it affects comic books (he has more time for them now), comic book adaptations, and his work as a writer and co-producer on "Lost" for this season. More...
October 24 2007
Buffy Season 8 - the shape of things to come? Publishers Weekly examines the success of Joss' comic books (and there's even a brief Joss quote at the end of the article). In related news, Wizard Magazine looks at how much the Serenity: Those Left Behind comic books are now worth.
October 07 2007
Post Mortem: The WB and UPN. TV Guide has a revealing interview with the authors of "Season Finale: The Unexpected Rise and Fall of the WB and UPN". It seems that Buffy's move to UPN had a bigger effect on The WB than previously thought. More...
October 05 2007
(SPOILER) Yet another interview with Scott Allie. The Buffy Season 8 editor has more to say about Joss, Buffy, and Big Bads. Also, he reminds me that BtVS will be getting more attention than my beloved AtS. Dammit. More...
October 04 2007
(SPOILER) Interview with Scott Allie. The podcast Strangely Literal talks with Dark Horse editor Scott Allie about Buffy Season 8, Sugarshock and Firefly comics. More...
October 03 2007
(SPOILER) The Slayer's Footprints - an interview with Scott Allie. The Dark Horse editor gives Fractal Matter the lowdown on Joss, Buffy season 8, Sugarshock and the next Serenity comic book mini-series (including the March release date).
September 19 2007
"No Whedon, no problem". A comic book store owner tells Wizard Magazine about the sell out success for Buffy #6 and his hopes for IDW's Angel: After The Fall mini-series.
August 28 2007
'Dark Congress' released today. Christopher Golden's alternate Season 8 tale, featuring the return of some prominent former BtVS characters, hits bookshelves today. It's also the penultimate book in Simon & Schuster's Buffy series. More...
(SPOILER) Another Page from Vaughan's first Faith issue. TVGuide.com's exclusive mini interview with BKV and one more previously unseen page from the upcoming issue.
August 24 2007
MTV interviews Brian K Vaughan. This interview covers Y The Last Man and Ex Machina heading to the big screen. Also Buffy, Runaways and his work on Lost. Plus, interview snippets with Amber Benson and Joss (both interview clips are from a few months ago - the same sessions used here). More...
August 17 2007
Comics Sales Report For July 2007. Buffy #5 clocks in at the 12 spot.
August 12 2007
Civil War Panel at Wizard World Chicago. Civil War Panel at Wizard World Chicago with Mark Millar and Joe Q describes Whedon's involvement with Civil War and a story about Joss and Quesada at Comic Con. More...
August 10 2007
EW profiles "Will the Vampire People Please Leave the Lobby?" Entertainment Weekly featured Allyson Beatrice's book in its July 30th edition. If you missed that, get caught up online.
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