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November 22 2014

The enduring legacy of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer writers' room. Blastr looks at the legacy of the room and what the Buffy writers did next.

November 21 2014

(SPOILER) CBR's Behind Buffy Season 10 with Christos Gage. He discusses the first part of the season. More...

November 20 2014

Pop-culture holiday dinners suck for everybody, especially Buffy. AV Club's "Internet Film School" column delves into the composition choices that add to the discomfort of the holiday dinner at the heart of "Pangs" More...

November 19 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #9. It's the second part of the "Return to Sunnydale" arc.
Buffy Season 9 HC and Buffy Season 10 TPB Covers. Buffyfest has new covers for the season 9 hardbacks and Season 10 (both Buffy and Angel & Faith) trades.The last ones are new.

November 18 2014

(SPOILER) Buffyverse Season 10 solicitations for February 2015. There's details and cover art for Angel & Faith #11, Buffy #12 and the Buffy Season 10 Volume 2 "I Wish" TPB.
Out now - Buffy Season 10 Volume 1: New Rules tpb. This volume collects the first five issues of the current season.

November 16 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #9. The issue is out on December 3rd.

November 13 2014

Criminal Minds pays tribute to Buffy. Long-time Buffy fan and writer/producer for Criminal Minds Rick Dunkle populates latest CM episode "#Hashtag" with familiar names... More...

November 12 2014

10 TV episodes that everybody pretends never happened. One Buffy and one Angel episode each make the list. More...

November 10 2014

10 great comics for adolescent girls: graphic novels and collections. The Fray graphic novel from Joss Whedon makes it on Paste Magazine's 10 Great Comics for Adolescent Girls list.

November 05 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #8. A review at Geeked Out Nation said the issue "is still making progress on both sides of the story while upping the stakes at the same time".

November 02 2014

What would happen if 31 Disney characters dressed up on Halloween. Many of Mickey's friends turned into another fantasy haroes. A blonde girl choose Buffy. More...

November 01 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 10 #9. The issue is out November 19th.

October 27 2014

Felicia Day and her brother play 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Chaos Bleeds' on their show Co-Optitude. They play the PS2 version of the game.
7 Halloween themed TV episodes that are scary good. This Nerdist list includes two Buffyverse episodes and another special Whedonverse-related mention.

October 25 2014

Buffy Musical Sing Along in Vancouver on November 2nd. The event will be held at the Pacific Cinematheque. Tickets are available HERE.

October 23 2014

Ranking the Halloween costumes from Buffy The Vampire Slayer. Yes, a list that we've never actually had before.
Pivot to air Buffy Halloween marathon. "Each week day leading up to Halloween will feature a block of themed episodes starting at 5 p.m.: "Mondays Suck," (Oct. 27), "Eve of the Demons" (Oct. 28), "Witchy Wednesdays" (Oct. 29) and "Thursday Unleashed" (Oct. 30). On Halloween, the marathon will start at 10 a.m. with a "Classic Monsters" theme."

October 22 2014

SMG says no to another Buffy role. When asked if she'd consider coming back to reprise her role as Buffy, the retired Slayer says "nay," unless her walker was a stake.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #8: "Return to Sunnydale" Pt. 1. It's the Halloween issue!

October 20 2014

(SPOILER) Angel & Faith #8 preview pages. From CBR.

October 17 2014

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

October 16 2014

Read The Sunnydale Press. Handy for finding out what was going on in Buffy's home town back in the '90s.
(SPOILER) Buffyfest has two more Buffy # 8 preview pages. The third page is from Abe Sapien #17. More...

October 14 2014

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 10 solicitations for January 2015. The covers are down at the bottom.

October 13 2014

EW decides to rewatch and recap Buffy starting with S2! "The first show I ever watched religiously, every single week? Buffy the Vampire Slayer, back when my DVR was really just a stack of VHS tapes on top of the TV/VCR, next to magazine cutouts of EW's 1999 BTVS Viewer's Guide. I'm pretty darn excited to rewatch BTVS more than a decade after I first fell in love with the Scooby Gang-starting with season 2."

October 12 2014

FMK with Amber Benson. Buzzfeed asked Amber which Buffy characters she'd...

October 10 2014

US Weekly's 20 most beloved TV characters from the last 20 years. Buffy made the list but where did she end up?
Second part of Buffyfest's Scott Allie departure interview. Discusses his interaction with fandom, how and when Buffy should end and his Abe Sapien work.

October 09 2014

Dark Horse's Scott Allie to retire from the Buffyverse. He's been involved with the comics for 16 years.
Dark Horse to celebrate Buffy's birthday in January 2015. Plus a look at Georges Jeanty's special variant birthday cover.
Shonda Rhimes reveals how Buffy helped her rediscover TV. "I was very inspired by Buffy, mainly because it felt very fresh and new and like something that hadn't been on television before."

October 08 2014

#WhyBuffyStayed: Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Riley, and the Cycle of Abuse. Samantha Field examines the connection between Buffy the Vampire Slayer, domestic abuse, and #WhyIStayed.

October 01 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #7. A review of the issue at Geeked Out Nation said that "This story arc so far is the best time to get into Angel & Faith if you are a fan of either character". The Unleash The Fanboy review declared that " It's engaging dialogue and exciting action makes it a series that is easy to jump into."

September 30 2014

Here's what the Buffy cast look like now. Thanks Buzzfeed.
Buffy Season 9 Library Edition Volume 2 up on Amazon. Release date is June 23rd, 2015 and it contains Volume 3 (Guarded) and Willow: Wonderland.

September 28 2014

10 Buffy & Angel Easter Eggs you might have missed. Whedon's the master of hiding little "gifts" in his shows. How many do you know already...?

September 26 2014

If Ayn Rand wrote Buffy. Courtesy of The Toast.

September 25 2014

Amy Sherman-Palladino talks about being influenced by Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The Gilmore Girls creator tells Vulture, "Buffy was of the time when you really watched TV. Like, it was appointment television."
Sarah Michelle Gellar loves the animated version of Buffy by Stephen Byrne. Our Slayer posted the YouTube link on her Twitter account, approving the fan made video by artist Stephen Byrne.

September 23 2014

The animated adventures of Buffy. A great fan video created by artist Stephen Byrne.

September 21 2014

(SPOILER) Preview of Buffy Season 10 #8 - the Halloween spectacular. This will be out on October 22nd and it features art from Richard Corben.

September 20 2014

Buffy the Mid-Life Crisis Slayer. Find out what the show taught a Paste Magazine writer about being forty.

September 19 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #7. The issue is out on October 1st.
Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michelle Trachtenberg, and Seth Green reunite. The three Buffy stars met up for Gellar's daughter's birthday.

September 17 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #7. It's the Xander and Spike issue! Sound on Sight loved it and said the issue "succeeds as entertainment with its sense of humor and clear art and also connects to the larger arc of Buffy Season Ten.

September 12 2014

(SPOILER) Buffyverse Season 10 solicitations for December. Comic Book Resources has the info.
Giles gets knocked down, and he gets up again (and again, and again). An amusing tribute video to one of our favorite Watchers.

September 07 2014

Fifteen creepiest Buffy the Vampire Slayer creatures. All the usual suspects appear, but it's a good solid list.

September 05 2014

Hot Topic to sell exclusive Willow Pop Funko Figurine. Called "Wishverse Wilow" the figurine is based on Vamp Willow.
Anya and Xander reunited at Oz Comic-Con. Great pic and interview with Emma Caulfield and Nick Brendon. Yesterday, Emma tweeted a pic of the two of them from Australia.
Course list for Rupert Giles, Master of Library Sciences Candidate, Michaelmas Term 1982. My library school courses weren't nearly this interesting.
Buffy and Avengers endings: unrealistic, but great anyway? io9's Charlie Jane Anders counts down ten moments from film and TV that she feels were unrealistic if given the critical/logical eye but still forgive for how great she feels they are despite that. "Chosen" hits #8 and The Avengers lands at #3.

September 04 2014

New video comparison for the Buffy HD Remaster. Some improvements in the last episodes aired on Pivot. But the HD still suffers from serious brightness/contrast issues. And the Diginal Noise Reduction is as bad as last week.

September 03 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #6. It's the first part of the 'Lost and Found' arc.

September 02 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy #7. CBR has the preview for the issue due on the 17th.

September 01 2014

The best cult show ever. Why, according to dnaindia.com, 'Buffy' still reigns supreme. More...

August 30 2014

The Buffy HD Remaster criticized. The Blu-ray.com forum has the first HD screenshots of the Buffy remaster (recently aired on Pivot). Cropping, overuse of Digital Noise Reduction, odd color balance... First reactions are not encouraging. The HD screenshots can be seen here, here and here. Learn more on this page. A video comparison is also on YouTube. More...
Patton Oswalt to Guest on "Battle Creek". He'll be playing the Mayor in Vince Gilligan's new CBS Drama.

August 29 2014

Spike is top in Argentina. A listicle in Spanish shows our bleached menace top of the list of sexy vampires. More...

August 26 2014

Cover art for Buffy: Season Ten Volume 2 - "I Wish". This volume will be out on April 21, 2015.
23 "Buffy The Vampire Slayer" jokes that are just to die for. Collected Buffy related joke memes from the internet.

August 24 2014

The 10 most rockin' TV theme songs of all time. Nerf Herder's Buffy theme comes in at number 7.
'Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel to Panel - Seasons 8 and 9' out next year. Remember the rather fab Buffy: Panel to Panel coffee table book that came out a few years back? This time round, Dark Horse are doing an "oversize book collecting the covers, pinup art, developmental sketches, and favorite sequences from Season 8 and Season 9 as well as the series Angel & Faith".

August 22 2014

(SPOILER) Scott Allie interview with Bleeding Cool plus Buffy #7 preview page. The interview covers other Dark Horse books but the Buffy talk is towards the beginning and mostly about next month's issue 7.

August 21 2014

Buffy is Still With Us: A Timeline. The Verge presents a Buffy timeline of Buffy-osity. More...

August 20 2014

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #6. The preview is for the beginning of the next arc.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #6. This month's artist is Karl Moline.

August 19 2014

Cover art for the first Angel & Faith Season Nine Library Edition. This volume will be out on March 24th.

August 18 2014

Buffy in HD on Pivot, starting August 26th. Does that mean we can expect a Blu-Ray very soon ? Check out the promo, it looks really good. YouTube link here.

August 15 2014

'Not Another High School Show' pilot features Buffy parody (NSFW). Alison Brie plays a parody of Buffy Summers in the failed pilot.

August 13 2014

(SPOILER) Dark Horse's Buffyverse comic books for November. There's info and cover art for Angel & Faith #8 and Buffy Season 10 #9. And the first Buffy Season 9 Library Edition is confirmed for a January release.
Dan's Toku Rants interviews Sophia Crawford. Buffy's stunt double talks about her work in 'Buffy', 'Power Rangers' and starting her own fitness business. More...

August 08 2014

(SPOILER) Buffyfest interview with Christos Gage & Nicholas Brendon. Has some spoilerish teases for upcoming issues of season 10.

August 06 2014

Vulture answers: How do you get doubters to watch Buffy? Everyone's faced this challenge at some point, right? ;)
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #5. Chris Samnee and Jordie Bellaire's variant cover is great.

August 05 2014

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 10 #6 preview. This'll be out on the 20th.

August 04 2014

WIRED's summer binge-watching guide to Buffy the Vampire Slayer. You may disagree with the episodes/seasons that you should skip or watch. But then if you're binging, you should probably watch all 144 episodes (you will be a better person for it).

August 01 2014

Before Game of Thrones, Pedro Pascal was on Buffy. Pascal reveals one of his very first TV roles.
(SPOILER) Rebekah Isaacs' Slayalive Q/A for Buffy #5. Some upcoming teases.

July 31 2014

(SPOILER) Buffyfest's SDCC Buffy Season 10 interview with Dark Horse's Scott Allie. Some vague spoilers about the direction of both Buffy Season 10 and Angel & Faith.
(SPOILER) Preview for Angel & Faith Season 10 #5. This issue will be out next Wednesday.

July 30 2014

Buffyfest Scott Allie Interview Teaser. Very funny teaser for the interview going up tomorrow.
Jada Pinkett Smith discusses her Buffy obsession. She's one of us.

July 25 2014

(SPOILER) Christos Gage's Slayalive Q/A for Buffy Season 10 #5. Christos Gage answers questions about the just concluded first arc of season 10.

July 23 2014

(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #5. It's the final part of the Dracula arc.

July 18 2014

New QMx Buffy Maquette announced. A new Buffy the Vampire Slayer 1:10 scale polystone Buffy statue just announced to release in Q4 by QMx. Pricing TBD. Seems new BtVS merch is popping up all over.

July 17 2014

How Buffy The Vampire Slayer predicted Joss Whedon's Marvel work. Den of Geek examines parallels between Marvel mythology and Buffy.
Titan Merchandise announces Buffy the Vampire Slayer line of vinyl collectibles. This is part of their “Welcome to the Hellmouth” collection with 20th Century Fox set to arrive in December of 2014. More...

July 16 2014

Out this week - 'Spike: Into The Light' graphic novel. It's penned by James Marsters and drawn by Derlis Santacruz. Bloody Disgusting said it's "a fan-must-have for your Buffy comics collection".
Read Shangel's in-depth review of London Film and Comic Con 2014 , with guests from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Shangel is a UK blogger, passionate about Joss Whedon and his works. He runs a blog where he currently reviews Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. Firefly, Dollhouse, and other non-Whedon shows are also planned!
Recapping seven seasons of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' -- on napkins. EW.com get inspired by Joss' doodling.
(SPOILER) Cover art and info for October's Buffyverse comic books. Bleeding Cool has the goods on the Buffy Season 10 Halloween issue (aka the 'Starting Point' for newcomers), Angel & Faith #7 and the first Angel & Faith Season 10 TPB.

July 14 2014

First volumes of the Buffy Season 9 and Angel & Faith Library Editions get listed on Amazon. Buffy Season 9: Volume One is out on January 27th of next year and the first volume of Angel & Faith is out on March 24th.

July 12 2014

Christos Gage podcast interview on Buffy season 10. Christos Gage chats with Word Balloon. More...
Joss Whedon makes more 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer'. Joss grants a fans wish to make more Buffy via Twitter.Update: Now with new bonus Firefly.
Sex, Women and TV: 21 shows that changed the way we see female desire. Buffy the Vampire Slayer features in this Time article that looks at " 50 years of female sexuality on the small screen".

July 11 2014

Christos Gage on "Buffy" and the benefits of co-writing. Comic Book Resources interviews Christos Gage about himself and also Buffy.

July 10 2014

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 10 #5 preview. This'll be out on the 23rd.

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