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July 06 2014

Call for papers: Joss Whedon's comic books. This is going to be for an upcoming anthology. Abstracts must be in by August 31st.

June 16 2014

(SPOILER) September solicitations for Buffy, Angel & Faith, and Serenity comic books. CBR previews what's to come in comics from the Whedonverse this fall.

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.

March 28 2008

Joe Quesada thinks that Joss Whedon is one of the comics industry's "800-pound gorillas." Scroll down a little more than halfway through to see the Marvel Comics editor-in-chief say that Joss is one of the big hitters who always deliver their A-games. (Minor spoilers for various Marvel series throughout.) More...

December 24 2007

(SPOILER) Review of "Anywhere But Here" in the Comic Book Bin. Issue #10 of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight, written by Joss, features Robin Balzer, winner of the reader contest and new canonical personage. And Buffyfantic spotted another at Newsarama. More...

July 18 2007

Explore comic book covers and more with Cover Browser. Behold the power of the internets. Cover Browser displays galleries of comic book (and book, games, DVD or magazine) covers. More...

June 17 2007

"A Top Talent in Feminism-Soaked Mass Media Entertainments." The Season 8 comic books are recommended summer reading. More...

January 23 2007

(SPOILER) Vampire Puppets. Teaser for the new comic, Spike: Shadow Puppets, by Brian Lynch and Franco Urro. Looks like it's slated for a May 2007 release. More...

November 28 2006

This week's Angel books from IDW. Angel Auld Lang Syne #2 gets released as does Angel Scriptbook Vol. 1 TPB. This volume collects the scripts from 'City of', 'A Hole in the World', 'Spin the Bottle', 'Waiting in the Wings' and 'Five by Five'. An ideal seasonal present for the Angel fan in your life. More...

November 13 2006

Buffy's Publisher Furnishes "Preferred Reading of Serious Fans." New York Times News Service story on Dark Horse Comics' 20th anniversary. 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 23 2006

Superheroes bust out of comics. Blogger describes superheroes in comics vs movies & television. More...

October 13 2006

New Comic at Serenity Tales. Mal and Zoe's first heist is debuted on the Serenity Tales "Big Damn Fan Comics" site. More...

October 02 2006

(SPOILER) Spike: Asylum #2 and Spike vs. Dracula TPB out Wednesday. If you enjoyed Spike: Asylum's excellent first issue, you're in luck. The second issue is out this week. Weekly installments making it more like an epic program/movie than ever. Though, this is only a scheduling snafu, issue #3 isn't out until November (as far as I know). Sneak peak of the first five pages. More...

September 28 2006

Serenity Tales: Big Damn Comic Books. Fan tales set in the 'Verse. It's a 5 star effort and those involved are to be highly commended. A definite must read. More...

August 09 2006

(SPOILER) Preview of Upcoming Comics From IDW. Additional preview pages from the upcoming series Angel: Masks and Angel: Auld Lang Syne from IDW. More...

June 20 2006

Marvel's September solicitations include "Stan Lee Meets Spider-Man", with a story by Joss, and Astonishing X-Men #17. More...

June 12 2006

All the Rage column on the Serenity comic book artist. Will Conrad is likely to be returning to art duties to bring the crew of Serenity to the pages of Serenity: Better Days comic book. More...

June 05 2006

Entertainment Weekly compares Brian Michael Bendis to Joss. In Ken Tucker's review of Bendis' Powers #18, he calls Bendis "the best writer of wised-up pop culture dialogue this side of Joss Whedon or Elmore Leonard."

May 23 2006

SF Books Get Comical. Sean J. Jordan, executive editor of Dabel Brothers Productions, tells SCI FI Wire about his company's comic book titles and why Buffy and Firefly fans will like them. More...

May 04 2006

Joss Whedon talks comic books. He tells iFMagazine that he plans a "mind-blowing annual" for Astonishing X-Men and at what stage his new Buffy and Serenity comic books are at. More...

March 23 2006

IDW Solicitations for July. Previews and covers for Angel related comics coming out this July. More...

March 15 2006

Comic Outreach Program, helping to spread the 'verse. The Whedonverse Multimedia Project has joined forces with the International Comic Arts Association. The organization stresses reading, and the value of the comics in making it fun and exciting for children while helping to spark their imaginations and creativity.

February 01 2006

Scott Tipton discusses how he ended up writing Spike: Old Wounds. He also reveals he will be writing a comic about Wesley called "No Sacrifice".

January 30 2006

Joss Whedon Astonishes. Quite an in-depth look at the plans Joss has for issues 13 to 24 of Astonishing X-Men ... and beyond. More...

January 21 2006

Diamond Comics Distributor's final numbers for 2005. Astonishing X-Men sales not as strong as one would expect with all the hype surrounding that title. None of the Spike or Angel comics registered nor did Serenity. More...

January 19 2006

(SPOILER) Spike: Old Wounds & Spike vs Dracula Comic Previews. Newsarama offers up a preview description along with a few sample pages from both of IDW's Spike related comic book projects. More...

January 10 2006

No plans to get Joss more involved with Angel comics say IDW. But as Chris Ryall tells Newsarama "it's something I'd certainly love". And the second issue of IDW's 'Angel: Old Friends' is out in comic book stores tomorrow. More...

September 18 2005

IGN's Battle of the Comic-Book Writers Round 3. Joss vs. Garth Ennis! More...

September 17 2005

Chart positions for Whedonverse comics in August. Four relevant comic books came out for Whedonverse fans last month so how did they chart in the Top 300 Diamond List? Well Astonishing X-Men #12 came in at No. 5, Serenity #2 reached No. 47, Angel: The Curse #3 got to No. 148 and last but not least Spike: Old Times came in at No. 192. Updated to show estimated sales figures. More...

September 03 2005

Joss in IGN's Battle of the Comic Book Writers! His first round opponent: Danger Girl's J. Scott Campbell. Spoilers if you haven't read the GIFTED story arc, or at least issue 4, of Astonishing X-Men. More...

August 24 2005

Double the fun for Buffyverse comic book readers. The highly anticipated Spike one-shot 'Old Times' written by Peter David gets released today at a retail price of $7.49. Also out is #3 of the Angel mini-series 'The Curse' with a choice of four variant covers.

August 15 2005

Angel: The Curse #1 goes to third printing. This is the first time this has happened in IDW's publishing history. In related news, #3 of the Angel mini-series and the Spike one-shot 'Old Times' will both be out on August 24th. More...

July 13 2005

Joseph Dilworth Jr. at The Great Curve reviews Angel the Curse #1. A brief and mostly positive review of the Angel comic.

July 09 2005

(SPOILER) Another review of the new Angel comic. Brief review of Angel:The Curse from Fourth Rail. The review is about half-way down the page. Minor spoilers about the set-up. More...

July 06 2005

Doug Petrie's role in the script development of Fantastic Four. An interesting LA Times piece about the odyssey of the FF script and DP's role therein. More...
Serenity comic #1 Pushed Back to July 13th. Can't really find anything that might be the cause of it being delayed a week. But Dark Horse lists it as the 13th now, as does Diamond Comics and TFAW.com

July 05 2005

On "Buffy," heroes act like heroes. In his review of JLA: Classified #9, Ray Tate points out the decidely unheroic nature of current comics and cites events in "Buffy" as good examples of how heroes should behave. It's the last review on the page.
Thor at Chud.com reviews Serenity #1. And he likes it quite well.

June 19 2005

Info On Angel: The Curse....And a second Angel comic-book miniseries. It's the only approved, official continuation of the TV series. More...

March 07 2005

Seth Green talks about his new comic book 'The Freshmen". Starring in a cult genre show, successful movie roles, his own tv show and now writing a comic book. Is there nothing this actor can not turn his hand to?

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