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March 17 2011

"Touch Me and Die, Vermin!": The Psychoanalysis of Illyria. Get to know your favourite Old One.

March 16 2011

Wesley Wyndam-Pryce: Joss Whedon's true tragic hero. PopMatters continues its Spotlight on Joss Whedon series.

March 15 2011

(SPOILER) Saying goodbye to IDW's Angel. Jeff Mariotte, Brian Lynch, Scott Tipton and David Tischman look back on the last six years.
(SPOILER) Spike #6 preview pages are up. The issue comes out tomorrow.
Angel: Complete Series on Amazon for $80.49. 42% off.

March 11 2011

Assignment X interviews David Boreanaz. The actor talks plot, tone of Bones, and a new movie.

February 28 2011

(SPOILER) Preview for Illyria #4. Provided by Buffyfest. It comes out March 2, 2011.

February 26 2011

Sci-Fi Blast From The Past- David Boreanaz. Interview about David's experience of playing Angel.

February 22 2011

(SPOILER) Preview for Spike #5 is up. The issue will hit the stores on February 23. More...

February 18 2011

(SPOILER) IDW's Angel books for May 2011. The Angel Yearbook, Spike #8 of 8 and the Illyria Haunted trade are released. More...

February 17 2011

IDW's final Angel book. As posted by Chris Ryall on his blog: "... we're going to be releasing our final issue of new Angel-related material, in the form of a 48-page Angel Yearbook. What's it going to contain? Well, final stories from many/most of the people who've been important parts of our 5-year run on ANGEL."

February 15 2011

(SPOILER) Angel #42 preview pages. The issue is out tomorrow.
25 Great TV "I love You's". Another lovely Buffy-Angel 'verse mention in honor of Valentine's Day.

February 01 2011

Emmy winning Buffy effects artist on Face Off. Glenn Hetrick, who won Emmys for his work on Surprise & Innocence, is one of the judges on this fun new Syfy reality show. "Face Off is a competition/elimination series exploring the world of special-effects make-up artists and the unlimited imagination that allows them to create amazing works of living art." More...

January 26 2011

(SPOILER) Illyria #3 interview with Mariah Huehner. The new issue is out today. Mariah gives some insight into it.

January 25 2011

Dark Horse announces Angel Omnibus. It's a collection of their Angel comics from 2000-2002 and will be out in July. More...
(SPOILER) Illyria #3 preview. Brought to you by Buffyfest. This comes out tomorrow.
(SPOILER) IDW's Angelverse solicitations for April. There's the final issue of IDW's Angel series and the next to last issue of the Spike miniseries. Plus a 100 page retrospective special on Angel's run at IDW.

January 20 2011

(SPOILER) Angel #41 preview. Brought to you by Comic Book Resources.

January 17 2011

Full length video made available of Andy Hallett at Slayerfest. A previously unreleased video of Andy Hallett at Slayerfest in Grimsby, 2005, has been made available by the event company. More...

January 10 2011

UGO's Most Dramatic TV Rain Battles. The final scene from 'Not Fade Away' gets listed as does a certain Buffy/Angel fight.

December 24 2010

Joss is on an unexpected but nice top 10 list. Joss is named as author of one of the top books that one of the 2 authors of Love YA Lit wishes to get this Christmas, for "Angel: After the Fall." More...

December 21 2010

(SPOILER) IDW's Angelverse comic books for March 2011. We're nearing the end of IDW's run with Angel as Angel #43 of 44 and Spike #6 of 8 are released.

December 17 2010

(SPOILER) Illyria: Haunted #2 preview pages & interview with writer and artist. CBR has the preview pages up along with a interview with writer Scott Tipton and artist Elena Casagrande.

December 16 2010

Top five Angel episodes. What are your picks?

December 14 2010

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel #40. It's out tomorrow.
Auction to Benefit The LA Mission. Yes, the proceeds will be in Aldis Hodge's name, but items up for bid include stuff that feature Christian Kane and David Boreanaz. Check it out!

December 11 2010

Latest episode of Series Pass podcast is Angel Season 2. They talk about everything from what worked for them to what didn't and everything in between!

December 10 2010

Best TV Characters we never actually see. Phantom Dennis makes the cut.

December 09 2010

(SPOILER) Spike #3 is out today. Brian Lynch continues the story of Spike and co. in Las Vegas. Discuss.

December 01 2010

Angel on Zap2it's TV Spinoffs: The best and the worst. Angel's one of the best TV spinoffs since 1990.
(SPOILER) Brian Lynch reveals a page from Spike #5. Featuring a major spoiler for those who haven't been following spoilers for this series.

November 25 2010

Angel: 'After the Fall' Premiere Edition Hardcover for 67% off. Amazon UK has the upcoming book, listed at 432 pages and collecting Issues 1-17, for 24.69. Update: The price is now 63.75.

November 24 2010

(SPOILER) Variant cover art for Spike #6. As painted by Nick Runge.

November 23 2010

(SPOILER) Comic Book Club with David Tischman Live Podcast TONIGHT. David Tischman will be on hand tonight to talk about the Angel comic (True Blood, too) and answer fan questions. More...

November 20 2010

(SPOILER) IDW Releases for February 2011. Many comics to buy: Angel #42, Spike #5, Illyria #4 and the Angel: ATF premiere edition.

November 18 2010

(SPOILER) Buffyverse Comic Reviews interviews Mariah Huehner about today's Angel #39. Plus a review of the issue. This is the start of the final arc of Angel at IDW. More...

November 17 2010

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel #39. This is the first part of the final Angel story at IDW and it's out tomorrow. More...

November 10 2010

(SPOILER) Buffyfest reviews Illyria #1. This and Spike #2 are both out tomorrow.

November 08 2010

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Illyria: Haunted #1 Of 4. It's out this week. More...

November 07 2010

From Sherlock to Angel. An article from Journal of Popular Culture, October 2009 (academic/institutional membership required to view it). More...
(SPOILER) Buffyfest previews Illyria #1. They'll be previewing the issue more over the week.

November 06 2010

(SPOILER) Five page preview of Spike #2. Brought to you by Buffyfest.

October 27 2010

(SPOILER) Interview with Mariah Huehner and David Tischman about Angel #38. They talk about wrapping up Bill Willingham's arc, a little about how they tweaked Willingham's story, and where Angel is headed. There's also a short spoiler-free review. Angel #38 is out today!

October 21 2010

(SPOILER) IDW Releases for January 2011. A busy month with Angel #41, Spike #4, Illyria #3, the John Byrne hardcover collection, plus more. More...

October 20 2010

(SPOILER) Buffyfest preview pages for Angel #38. It's out next week and it's the conclusion of Bill Willingham's run.

October 15 2010

Angel: The John Byrne Collection announced for next year. According to the description, the hardcover "includes the two-part Angel vs. Frankenstein, the four-part Blood and Trenches, as well as the four-page Lorne story Byrne illustrated in After the Fall: First Night".
(SPOILER) Chris Ryall reveals Jenny Frison's cover for Spike #5. A very special guest star shares the cover with Spike.

October 14 2010

Zach O creates a Beast of a Cake. This Whedon fan/baker made an amazing cake in the form of "The Beast" from Angel. More...

October 13 2010

(SPOILER) Spike #1 gets released today. As does Angel vs Frankenstein II. Come discuss them both.

October 12 2010

Angel + iTunes = Finally!! Angel seasons 1 AND 2 on iTunes USA today for those of you who also need all of Joss's work in your pocket.

October 10 2010

(SPOILER) Mariah Huehner & David Tischman talk about the end of Angel at IDW. Major spoilers for the final Angel arc at IDW.

October 09 2010

(SPOILER) Buffyfest report on IDW Panel. Includes spoilerish Angel covers and a video.

October 08 2010

(SPOILER) Buffyfest's very spoilerish review of Spike #1. They've read the first issue of Brian Lynch's 8 issue series and spoil all. More...

October 07 2010

Angel Collector's Set is Amazon.com's Gold Box Deal of the Day. If you have not picked up the complete series for yourself or a loved one yet, Amazon.com has it on sale for today only.

October 02 2010

Spike #1 to get exclusive New York Comic Con cover. It's a wrap-around cover and will be available at the IDW booth from the 8th to 10th of October.

September 29 2010

(SPOILER) IDW editor and writer Mariah Huenher talks about Angel #37. The issue comes out today.

September 28 2010

(SPOILER) Angel comic books: David Tischman and Mariah Huehner interview. They talk about the final arc of Angel at IDW.

September 24 2010

The best ever cover songs on TV and film. "And I need you today, oh Mandy".

September 22 2010

Buffyverse Comic Reviews interviews 'Spike:The Devil You Know' writer Bill Williams. Big interview on the release day of the final issue of the miniseries.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Spike:The Devil You Know #4. The conclusion of the Spike miniseries is out tomorrow.

September 20 2010

(SPOILER) IDW's Angelverse comic books for December. Coming out that month is Angel #40, The Crown Prince Syndrome hardcover, Angel: Illyria #2, Spike #3 and the Spike: The Devil You Know tpb.

September 17 2010

Harry Lennix is "Mr. Sophistication"; Danny Green directs. One of Danny and Harry's current film projects that is in post-production; I could not find release information beyond '2010'. More...

September 14 2010

(SPOILER) Brian Lynch talks about his upcoming Spike mini-series. "I'm looking at this as what would happen if Spike headlined his own TV show."

September 13 2010

"I Heart Wesley W-P" - blogging on Angel. While away your spare time by going through the back entries of this blog. Some very interesting thoughts to be had on Angel the series and After The Fall.

September 10 2010

The Horror and Beauty of Ballet. Ruminations on the apparent relationship between depictions of ballet dancers found in film and television and the horror genre, in anticipation of director Darren Aronofsky's upcoming ballet-themed psychological thriller The Black Swan. The Angel episode "Waiting in the Wings" appears as a featured example. More...

September 09 2010

(SPOILER) Preview Pages for Angel #37 from Buffyfest. It's out on September 22.

September 08 2010

(SPOILER) IDW's Angel finale "The Wolf, the Ram, and the Heart". David Tischman and Mariah Huehner tell Comic Book Resources what the last six issues of Angel will be like.

September 05 2010

(SPOILER) Buffyverse Comic Reviews: Scott Tipton and Elena Casagrande Interview. Buffyverse Comics Reviews does an extended interview with Angel writer, Scott Tipton, and Angel artist, Elena Casagrande. More...

September 02 2010

(SPOILER) RyallTime Posts Five Page Spike #1 Preview. Chris Ryall (IDW Publisher/EIC) has just posted the pages on his blog. Enjoy!

September 01 2010

David Tischman talks Angel: Barbary Coast. The trade paperback is out today and the writer talks to Buffyfest about the mini-series. More...

August 31 2010

Angel: After The Fall: Premiere Edition gets listed on Amazon.ca. The hardcover collects the seventeen issues of Brian Lynch's run. More...

August 30 2010

(SPOILER) Preview for Spike: The Devil You Know #3. The comic book comes out this week.

August 28 2010

(SPOILER) Buffyfest podcast interview with Mariah Huehner and David Tischman. An interview with the new writers of Angel's final arc at IDW. It was conducted at Comic Con. More...

August 24 2010

Scott Allie & Chris Ryall interview about Angel's return to Dark Horse. It offers some new info on the new Angel series role at Dark Horse. Allie seems to confirm that a Dollhouse comic besides the one included with the season 2 DVD is on the way.

August 23 2010

(SPOILER) Chris Ryall answers questions about IDW's Angel. A summary of the Q&A from the IDW forum. Loads of new covers, teasers about what's coming up in the various IDW titles, and more information on how the Dark Horse move went down.

August 21 2010

(SPOILER) Chris Ryall and Mariah Huehner speak to Buffyfest about Angel leaving IDW. We get the story from the other side. Some spoilers about what's to come in the IDW (and Dark Horse) books.

August 20 2010

Angel returns to Dark Horse. The announcement you've all been waiting for. Dark Horse and IDW (SPOILER) have both issued press releases. IDW's Editor-in-Chief Chris Ryall is answering questions in their forums.

August 18 2010

IDW to address Dark Horse's Angel series. More on this news as we get it. More...
(SPOILER) Covers and solicitations for IDW's Angel books In November. Angel #39, Spike #2 and Illyria #1 are all out that month.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel #36. Was last issue's cliffhanger the real deal or just smoke and mirrors?

August 17 2010

Did you know the Devil built a robot... which made a band? Looks like everyone's favorite throwaway line became an alt-country band in Brooklyn. More...

August 12 2010

(SPOILER) IDW Press Release about the Spike series. Has a couple of newish spoilers.

August 09 2010

'Illyria' miniseries #1 cover by series artist Elena Casagrande. IDW editor Chris Ryall has posted the 2nd cover to issue # 1 of the Illyria mini coming this winter.

August 06 2010

True Bromance. Spike and Angel are in the Guardian's top 6.

July 31 2010

(SPOILER) Brian Lynch talks about his upcoming Spike series. Buffyfest caught up with Brian at SDCC. The Spike series gets discussed, as well as how it ties into S8. Fun interview.

July 29 2010

(SPOILER) Mariah Huehner talks to Buffyfest about the Spike reveal in Angel #35. Major spoilers about Spike, for those who haven't read #35. This is part 2 of the interview that Buffyfest conducted with Huehner at SDCC 2010; the first part was regarding the new Illyria mini-series.

July 28 2010

(SPOILER) Preview pages and discussion for today's Angel #35. The preview pages are up for a issue that has a big reveal. Mariah Huehner hinted at it at the IDW board on Sunday.

July 27 2010

Everything you need to know about Angel Season 2 in 5 minutes. Another script courtesy of the Reduced SFX Company.

July 24 2010

(SPOILER) IDW announces a new Illyria miniseries. Buffyfest reports that IDW will be launching a new 4-issue miniseries featuring Illyria. There's a rather gorgeous cover by Jenny Frison and some minor spoilers for the main ANGEL book. The miniseries will be written by Mariah Huehner and Scott Tipton, and will be drawn by Elena Casagrande. First issue is scheduled for a November release. And coverage from today's IDW Comic Con panel (which includes some interesting Spike news) can be found here.

July 23 2010

(SPOILER) SDCC10: Buffyfest Interviews Angel Editor Mariah Huehner. She gives hints about what's coming up in the Angel monthly.

July 21 2010

(SPOILER) IDW solicitations and covers for October 2010. Includes Angel #38, the first issue of Brian Lynch's Spike monthly and Angel Vs.Frankenstein II by John Bryne.
Advanced Review Of Spike: The Devil You Know #2. Newsarama has a spoiler light review of tomorrow's Spike: The Devil You Know #2.

July 02 2010

Is Angel like Spider-Man? Blogger doing an analysis of thematic content in Spiderman references Buffy and Angel at the end, suggesting that Angel's journey is similar to Peter Parker's.
Chris Cross interview at Newsarama about Spike:The Devil You Know. Light spoilers if you haven't read issue 1 yet. More...
(SPOILER) Spike #1 Q&A at Slayalive. Brian Lynch is doing a Q&A for the upcoming Spike ongoing (which will be solicited next month). More...

June 26 2010

The Bad Boy Myth. Women love bad boys. Women love Spike. Women love Spike because he's a bad boy. Right? More...

June 25 2010

Buffyfest interview with 'Spike: The Devil You Know' artist Chris Cross. No major spoilers.

June 24 2010

(SPOILER) For the discussion of Angel Aftermath #34. Talk as things heat up in the Hyperion and as things behind the scenes progressively get weirder. More...

June 21 2010

(SPOILER) Five page preview for Angel #34. Courtesy of CBR.

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