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August 17 2017

(SPOILER) Details and cover art for Angel Season 11 #11. This issue will be out on November 22nd.

August 15 2017

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel Season 11 #8. The issue is out August 30th.

July 19 2017

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #7. It's the third part of the "Time and Tide" arc.

June 21 2017

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #6. It's all happening in this issue judging by the description.

May 24 2017

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #5. That cover art is incredible.

April 20 2017

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #4. It's the finale of the first arc.

March 16 2017

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #3. Out of the Past continues...

March 01 2017

LURK: A Fray Fan Film arrives online just in time for Buffy's 20th anniversary. The short film is based on Joss's comic series about a futuristic vampire slayer named Melaka Fray.

February 15 2017

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #2. Angel and Fred continue their adventures back in time.

January 26 2017

TV's 8 most moving reunions, guaranteed to make you cry. Well maybe cry. Your mileage may vary.

January 18 2017

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel Season 11 #1. Angel is back and so is Fred (and Illyria).

December 30 2016

(SPOILER) Preview for Angel Season 11 #1. This issue will be out on the 18th of January.

November 05 2016

37 characters with the best last words in TV history. Fred Burkle makes the list. Spoilers for some recent character deaths in current TV shows.

October 21 2016

15 stars you forgot appeared on Angel. Enjoy this trip down memory lane.

October 15 2016

Ten reasons why Angel is better than Buffy. Controversial, maybe.

August 27 2016

Joss jams about the Wes & Fred origin of Avengers Post-Credit Scene. In this article, Joss Whedon explains that Fred's death scene and the dinner that followed with Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof inspired the "shawarma" post-credit scene.

June 12 2016

'Euro'Slayage Conference on the Whedonverses Schedule available. Lots of fun for academic nerds, but so hard to choose which sessions to attend!

May 21 2016

Thirteen years on: what happened to the Buffy spin-offs? A run-down of all the potential Buffyverse TV and film spin-offs that never came to pass (sadly).

May 19 2016

Why "Not Fade Away" is the best TV finale of all time. An appropriately praise-filled piece on the enduring brilliance of Angel's swan song.

May 11 2016

Five great depictions of Hell in geek film and TV. Who could forget the chilling elevator scene with Holland Manners and Angel?

May 07 2016

Four reasons to revisit the 'Angel' Pylea arc, 15 years later. It was a great few episodes.

May 05 2016

The Path of Wesley Wyndam-Pryce. This essay is from "Five Seasons of Angel" anthology. More...

April 10 2016

Sofa Dogs Podcast commentary for Angel: Somnabulist with special guest Tim Minear. Three years after his last guest appearance, Tim Minear returns to the Sofadogs podcast for an audio commentary to one of his early ANGEL episodes. More...

March 23 2016

Amy Acker on her favourite episodes of Angel. Note the inspiration for the end of The Avengers. Amy also answered questions about 'Person of Interest' and her upcoming projects.

March 05 2016

The Angel theme song that never was. Erika Amato, lead singer of Velvet Chain, has shared her band's Angel theme song with Slayer Revival. Darling Violetta did the song for the show in the end but it's worth listening to the Velvet Chain version to hear what might have been.

March 03 2016

Light, and dark, and always brilliant: Wesley Wyndam-Pryce. Hidden Remote tackles their number one favourite tv character.

February 22 2016

Chris Carter's Millennium is the Angel to The X-Files' Buffy. In which Vulture tries to compare the two franchises and makes a decent job of it.

January 25 2016

The thirteen best episodes of Angel. This is according to Tell-Tale TV, you on the other hand may disagree.

September 29 2015

Seven great genre TV Shows that had horrible pilots. Angel is first on the list.

August 31 2015

Great TV characters that arrived late. The AV Club looks at later additions to various shows including a certain researcher found in Pylea.

August 20 2015

Firewall/Iceberg podcast discuss Buffy and Angel. Alan Sepinwall and Daniel Fienberg discuss the finales of Buffy and Angel as a part of their summer series looking at the series finales of television programs. Buffy/Angel discussion starts at 40:25. More...

August 14 2015

'Angel: After The Fall' gets repackaged as 'Angel: Season 6'. The first volume in the two volume set is out in October. The IDW blurb says " Angel: Season Six brings all the best moments from Angel: First Night, Spike: After the Fall, and Angel: After the Fall".

July 26 2015

10 episodes of Angel that show how it was more than Buffy redux. The AV Club picks the episodes of Angel that help explain what the show was all about.

June 04 2015

Released today - The Comics of Joss Whedon: Critical Essays. This collection of new essays focuses on Whedon’s comics work and its tie-ins with his film and television productions, emphasizing his auteurism in crossing over from panel to screen to panel. Essays focus on the comic inspirations and subversive tropes of the Whedonverse, as well as character changes and new interpretations. More...

March 24 2015

Mindy Kaling chooses sides in 14 of pop culture's biggest love triangles. Buffy, Angel, or Spike? Find out which team she's on.

February 27 2015

Angel's finale brought hell to Earth, and it was beautiful. The AV Club takes a brief look at the message and staying power of Not Fade Away.

January 23 2015

16 late-arrival female TV characters we can't live without. Faith, Anya, Fred, oh my!

November 13 2014

J. August Richards plays Tokaido on TableTop. Jason Wishnov, J. August Richards, and Chris Kluwe join Wil Wheaton on the TableTop season 3 premiere.

October 31 2014

Sartrean themes in Joss Whedon's Angel: A Marxist interpretation. Find out why Angel was radical "in its advocacy of revolt against oppressive institutions".

October 27 2014

7 Halloween themed TV episodes that are scary good. This Nerdist list includes two Buffyverse episodes and another special Whedonverse-related mention.

October 16 2014

Celebrating TV music: 15 unforgettable tracks from our favorite shows. Buffy and Angel songs are featured.

October 06 2014

The Hole in the World: Why "Angel" is better than "Buffy". Entertainment Weekly celebrates Angel's 15th anniversary with a retrospective about the beloved spin-off series.

October 04 2014

Angel the Series premiered 15 years ago today. 'City Of' aired on The WB on October 5th, 1999.

September 17 2014

Angel mention in Play it Again Dick. Play it Again Dick is a web series spin-off (sort of) of Veronica Mars. More...

August 23 2014

J. August Richards tweets this fantastic pic with David Boreanaz. The two are currently at Wizard World Chicago (aka Chicago Comicon).

July 19 2014

Undeniable proof that Spike And Angel were meant to be. Just two neck-sucking dudes in leather pretending to like the same girl. More...

June 11 2014

Dark Horse's Angel Big Bundle - 21 comics for $19.99. Not sure if it's a temporary offer or not, but it's a great deal.

May 21 2014

Amy Acker and Alexis Denisof on their favourite Angel episodes This is from a Much Ado About Nothing interview from last year.

May 18 2014

Ten years of not fading away. It's been a decade since Angel left our screens.

May 01 2014

10 Angel episodes that were too big for Sunnydale. More Angel content from the folks at Den of Geek.

April 18 2014

Oedipal themes in Angel: the Series. Pop Classics looks at vampire siring and Connor/Cordelia.

April 17 2014

Angel's ten funniest moments. As compiled by Den of Geek.

April 01 2014

Angel gets listed on WatchMojo's top 10 4th wall breaks in TV. Find out where our favourite vampire with a soul appears on the countdown. More...

March 13 2014

What Angel's first season did right. Den of Geek point out why we shouldn't dismiss the many achievements of Angel's first season.

March 06 2014

10 things Angel did better than any other show. "Melding many different elements from multiple genres, the show was able to effectively balance action, drama, romance and mystery into a singular hour that was equally adept at making you laugh or cry, while still leaving you unmistakably entertained".

March 05 2014

The cast of Angel: 10 years on. Den of Geek explores each cast member's career since the show ended nearly 10 years ago.

March 04 2014

Folk and fairy tales, as told by Angel. Den of Geek delves into the show's mythology.

February 28 2014

This WB promo from 2000 will blow your mind. "Every famous person from late-’90s television parties together in this amazing, glorious promo."

February 13 2014

Yesterday's Daily Show features a Russian lady quoting "Angel". Jason Jones interviews Russians regarding their views on the anti-gay laws. There's a Photoset on Tumblr if you can't view the clip. Btw the Russian lady in the video is a Whedonesque poster and talks about the experience here. More...

February 12 2014

Lawyers are the devil's ministry: Fearsome pop culture law firms. AV Club looks into some of pop culture's most fearsome firms.

January 31 2014

(SPOILER) Victor Gischler discusses Angel and Faith plans. In an interview with CBR Gischler talks about taking over the series, his plans, and offers a preview.

January 21 2014

The 10 best 'Monster of the Week' episodes of all time. Buffy and Angel episodes both get shout-outs.

November 27 2013

Ranking the TV episodes that have paved the way for Glee's 'Puppet Master'. No prizes for guessing which Angel episode is ranked #1 in this EW article.

October 14 2013

The most ridiculous mystical pregnancies in fiction. Cordelia gets high billing for having had two.

October 11 2013

"Why We Love Lindsey" - an Angel essay. This originally appeared in the "Five Seasons of Angel" anthology.

September 30 2013

The most brutal endings of SF & Fantasy. Angel gets a nod. Spoilers for a bunch of shows. Another list of a similar nature can be found here.

September 01 2013

Angel against Alias. SpoilerTV is having their favorite show contest and you have a very short time to vote. Angel is losing to Alias.

August 09 2013

Angel, Tribute Trailer. A very nice trailer for Angel. Made by the same person who did the Buffy Tribute.

July 10 2013

Behind the Saber with Alexis Denisof. Alexis Denisof runs Day 1 of Course of the Force More...

July 09 2013

Vincent Kartheiser starring in "Pride and Prejudice". Vincent Kartheiser will play Mr. Darcy in the Guthrie Theater in Minneapolis MN adaptation of "Pride and Prejudice" through the end of August.

June 18 2013

Alexis Denisof and Amy Acker's best Whedon moments. You may or may not that know that Joss wrote and directed Wesley's final scene in Not Fade Away.

June 12 2013

Alexis Denisof discusses whether Angel should be brought back and chats about Joss and Much Ado in this interview with Buzzfeed.

June 08 2013

EW's 13 most unfortunate TV characters. A certain watcher-turned-rogue-demon-hunter gets a mention.

May 20 2013

Tim Minear returns to Redemptioncast for Angel's "Reunion". The Introcast devoted to watching Buffy and Angel for the first time brings back Angel writer, Tim Minear to discuss season 2, episode 10, "Reunion".

May 01 2013

Sofa Dogs Podcast Commentary for ANGEL: "Darla" with special guest Tim Minear. Due to positive feedback from the listeners and the success of the previous commentary for "Reprise", Tim returns to talk about directing his first episode of Angel, parallel story structure and tying together mythologies from the Buffy episode, "Fool For Love". More...
10 characters who got more interesting after they died. Fred Burkle makes an appearance on this io9 list.

April 15 2013

Amy Acker tweets old set photos from Angel. Featuring the old "floating head of Lorne under my arm" trick.

March 29 2013

That Angel reference in A+X #6. Peter David wrote a scene where Wolverine and Captain Marvel discuss Angel's Cavemen vs Astronauts argument.

March 26 2013

David Boreanaz comments on whether he'd consider a fan-financed Angel film. Probably not, he tells TV Guide. "Joss Whedon is too busy to do that, so I don't think it will ever happen. I've never been a big reunion guy. But I'd love to do a Bones film."
Sofa Dogs Podcast commentary for Angel: Reprise with special guest Tim Minear. John Pavlich is joined by Tim Minear for another podcast commentary. This time, they discuss episode 15 of ANGEL's second season, Reprise. More...

March 19 2013

You are my sunshine, my only sunshine. Why Wesley and Fred were different (or, Much Ado about AtS).

January 17 2013

Sneaky Angel reference in this week's 'Robot Chicken'. Can you spot it? (language probably NSFW) More...

January 14 2013

The Awl examines the theology of Angel. "Our world is a black iron prison ruled by cruel alien monsters, while a distant Powers That Be are separated from us by an immense gulf of space, time, understanding and several hundred thousand years of inbreeding with the demons who prowl our world."

December 20 2012

She's not the "Angel" she seems. George Takei references Angel on his Facebook page. Pop culture doesn't get much better than this.

December 02 2012

Angel: Series Trailer. A really good fan trailer for Angel. Highly recommended.

November 29 2012

Franco Urru has passed away. The Angel and Spike artist who worked with Brian Lynch on the various IDW books has passed away. More...

November 27 2012

Tim Minear returns to Redemptioncast! This "Introcast" (a group is watching a show for the first time, spoiler-free) welcomes back Tim to share in a discussion of Angel (2x02), "Are You Now Or Have You Ever Been..."

November 03 2012

Welcome to Wolfram & Hart: The Semi-Complete Guide to Evil. This originally appeared in the "Five Seasons of Angel" anthology.

November 01 2012

"Joss Whedon's Angel" by Speechwriters LLC. Speechwriters LLC wants to be your angel - but in the Joss Whedon sense.

October 28 2012

The 15 best vampires not in Twilight. The list features one of our favourite vampires.

October 20 2012

Cosmic horror in the Buffyverse. Biff Bam Pop! touches upon Lovecraft's Cosmicism in the Angel episode 'A Hole in the World'. More...

October 13 2012

IDW unveils "Mars Attacks Spike" variant cover. If you missed Franco Urru's Angelverse art, well you're in for a treat. More...

October 08 2012

(SPOILER) Q&A with Rebekah Isaacs for Angel & Faith #14. Courtesy of SlayAlive.

August 22 2012

Vincent Kartheiser at the San Jose Rep. Vincent Kartheiser takes another spin as a more Connor-like character at the San Jose Repertory Theatre. August 30 through September 23.

August 20 2012

SciFiNow's top ten best Angel episodes. Find out if your favourites made the list.

August 08 2012

Wolfram & Hart and... Legal Ethics? Would Angel really be allowed to become the CEO? Are the Senior Partners members of the California Bar? 'Law and the Multiverse' investigates these and other questions. More...

August 06 2012

IDW Angel and Spike 50% off sale at Comixology. Every issue of Angel and Spike published by IDW, plus most of the associated mini-series and one-shots, available to download at 99 cents each. More...

July 25 2012

Angel: After the Fall Slipcase Edition available for pre-order. Released in September. They are TPBs, so maybe no extras. It can be found cheaper on

June 23 2012

"On Wesley and Fred". An article defending the relationship between Wesley and Fred, as well as Fred herself.

June 17 2012

CBR Sunday Conversation: Rebekah Isaacs. CBR talks to Rebekah about her work, interests and life in general.

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