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April 22 2015

New book announced: 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 innovations.

September 06 2013

Yet another Serenity comic teaser from Dark Horse. Panels two through five of page six of something the filename truncates to SERENLW.

February 12 2013

Nicholas Brendon to appear at Rhode Island ComicCon. Rhode Island Comic Con announced last night that Nicholas Brendon will be returning to RICC for 2013 after such huge popularity in 2012. More...

February 11 2012

Whedonverse veterans confirmed for Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo. Adam Baldwin and James Marsters announced as media guests at the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo in April. More...

January 25 2012

Teaser for planned fan-made Fray live adaptation. This is very (very) short but the promise is tantalizing! This guy made a Fray motion comic that I thought was so great; if only there was a Fray TV Show!

September 07 2011

"Daytripper" by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba wins Harvey Award. "Daytripper" by Fabio Moon (artist for Sugarshock) and his brother, Gabriel Ba, won the 2011 Harvey Award in the Best Single Issue or Story category. Earlier this year, it also won a 2011 Eisner Award in the Best Limited Series category. More...

May 03 2011

Want to meet or go bowling with Nicholas Brendon? Packrat Comics in Columbus, OH will be hosting Mr. Brendon and others for Free Comic Book Day this Saturday, May 7th. More...

March 22 2011

Brad Meltzer on the Nerdist podcast. The author of the controversial "Twilight" arc from the Season 8 Buffy comics joins Chris Hardwick and company to discuss writing, the hardships of comedy and his show, "Decoded". More...

January 27 2011

Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon go back to the Dollhouse. MTV Geek speaks to the J-Mo "hive mind" about the coming Dollhouse one-shot.

January 04 2011

(SPOILER) Scott Allie shares Buffy S8 finale panels. Dark Horse offers up a sort of trailer in the form of individual panels from the forthcoming final issue of Buffy's eighth season.

November 24 2010

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 8 Q&A with Georges Jeanty. The latest round of fan questions courtesy of SlayAlive.

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.

July 21 2010

Buffy: Season 8 Motion Comic Blu Ray / DVD combo pack up for Pre-Order at Amazon. Artwork included, no release date yet.

April 27 2010

(SPOILER) Five page preview of Angel #32. It's in stores tomorrow. More...

April 19 2010

Why fan writing matters - a Firefly web comic. As seen on ComicsAlliance.

April 13 2010

(SPOILER) Six page preview of Angel: Barbary Coast #1. The issue is written by David Tischman, with art by Franco Urru and covers by Urru and Dan Panosian and is out tomorrow.

April 03 2010

Wondercon 2010: Dark Horse confirms Buffy: Season Nine comic. "Previously, Dark Horse had announced it hoped to do a Season Nine, but now the publisher explained that not only will it definitely happen, but, unlike that of Season Eight, its story won't take three years to tell."

March 31 2010

(SPOILER) For the discussion of Terminator 2029 by Zack Whedon. Come discuss Zack Whedon's work in the Terminator universe as he tells the tell of Kyle Reese before he's sent back in time. More...

March 27 2010

Nicholas Brendon meet and greet in Columbus, OH! On May 1st, Packrat comics in Columbus, OH will be having a meet and greet with none other than Nicholas Brendon! He will be on hand to sign autographs and take pictures as a part of their Free Comic Book Day event. Click the link for more details.

March 16 2010

(SPOILER) 5 page preview of Angel #31 which is out tomorrow. First look at David Messina's cover for this issue.

January 19 2010

(SPOILER) Preview of Zack Whedon's new Terminator Comic. First five pages of the comic, obviously spoilery for the first five pages. More...

December 23 2009

(SPOILER) Angel Annual: Last Angel in Hell discussion. The last "Angel" comic from Lynch and Mooney hits today as does the last issue of the Angel: Only Human mini-series.

November 20 2009

(SPOILER) Video interview with new Angel artist Brian Denham. He talks about his work on the upcoming arc starting next month.

November 17 2009

(SPOILER) Angel:Only Human #4 preview from Newsarama. Final part of the Gunn/Illyria miniseries is out tomorrow.

November 12 2009

(SPOILER) Ryall hints at upcoming Angel project from IDW drawn by Franco Urru. "Franco Urru's making his return to ANGEL... but not in the main series. Where, then? That'll be revealed soon enough. But after a look at this image, a better question might be "when"...?"

October 30 2009

(SPOILER) Interview with Brian Lynch about 'Last Angel in Hell' aka Angel Annual #1. Brian Lynch: 'the whole movie is very Jerry Bruckheimeresque'.

October 15 2009

(SPOILER) Buffyfest's interview with Brian Lynch Part Deux. In this 2nd part Brian discusses 'Last Angel in Hell', Spike, and Drusilla.

October 14 2009

(SPOILER) Buffyfest blog interviews Brian Lynch about all things Angel. Part 1 of 2 covering Angel #26, #27 and the Angel Annual.

October 11 2009

(SPOILER) 5 page preview for Angel:Only Human #3. The issue is out this Wednesday.

October 06 2009

(SPOILER) Comics Continuum has a preview of Angel #26 with an extra page. 6 page preview of tomorrow's issue. For those that haven't seen another vamp with a soul in too long.

September 30 2009

(SPOILER) Angel #28 two page preview. Beautiful art, bodes very well! Spoilers for characters featured in the arc.
"Last Angel in Hell" fan-vid contest. Fun contest from Brian Lynch and Stephen Mooney - Angel 'Be Kind Rewind' style! More...

June 22 2009

Dollhouse in Penny and Aggie. Long running online comic, "Penny and Aggie", mentions why exactly it's ok for Joss to make something as controversial as Dollhouse without being "exploity". The reference is in the last panel only.

May 26 2009

Brian Lynch posts Stephen Mooney's take on a Whedonverse movie. Given the furor over the non-Jossian 'Buffy' movie, Brian and friends give us a unique take on what an 'Angel' movie would look like sans Joss.

March 28 2009

Spike: After the Fall is featured on the New York Times Graphic Book Best Seller List. Congratulations to Brian Lynch and Franco Urru!

March 23 2009

Juliet Landau talks Dru comic. The Comic Book Guide to Buffy the Vampire Slayer features an interview with Juliet Landau about her writer gig in the upcoming Dru miniseries.

February 11 2009

(SPOILER) A sneak peek at the cover of Angel #24 - as modelled by the great Franco Urru. So *that's* what he looks like:)

January 18 2009

Angel:After the Fall issue 16 confirmed for release this Wednesday. This is the penultimate issue of the 'After the Fall' arc-the tension is mounting up!

December 16 2008

(SPOILER) Angel: After The Fall #15 preview. have a five page (plus cover preview) of Angel #15 up to look at. More...

October 31 2008

(SPOILER) Two pages from 'Angel:Blood and Trenches' by John Byrne. Two excellent images posted by Byrne on his forum and extensive discussions on his process. More...

September 28 2008

New Georges Jeanty Interview at Hellmouth Central. In which he talks about the surprises of Season Eight, working with different artists, Angel's "After the Fall," and more. More...

August 20 2008

John Byrne writes and draws "Angel: Blood and Trenches". John Byrne discusses the 4-issue WWI-themed project and "Angel: the Series". He also shares two penciled pages from "Angel: Blood And Trenches" and some early sketches.

August 06 2008

Latest Issue of Dark Horse Presents has All New Serenity Story. The Other Half is 8 pages of coolness. Features the writer of the upcoming Shepherd's Tale series. More...

July 16 2008

In Depth Podcast Interview with the California Browncoats and their Comic-Con plans. James of CABC talks about SoCal CSTS and then reveals details about the booth at Comic-Con. Includes exclusives about the Jayne Hat Flash Mob and Signed editions of the variant Serenity comic. Also, in this week's Comic News Insider there is an exclusive announcement about the availability of Dr. Horrible shirts.

July 02 2008

Captain Hammer comic now officially up. The Captain Hammer comic that was already online but then got pulled again is now officially out and back online at Darkhorse's MySpace site.

June 06 2008

California Browncoats announce Serenity Better Days #1 Exclusive Variant. Dark Horse produces San Diego Comic-Con Exclusive to benefit Kids Need to Read. More...

May 18 2008

(SPOILER) has exclusive photo incentive covers for Angel #9 and Spike #1. The Spike cover can be found here.

April 01 2008

(SPOILER) Preview page from Angel:First Night (Issue 6) which is released tomorrow. A new page from the story that is drawn by comic book legend John Byrne.

February 28 2008

Harvard Independent gives Buffy Season 8 comic the thumbs down. The article describes the comic as "rather like a second helping of dessert on a full stomach...". More...

February 26 2008

(SPOILER) Review of Angel #1-4. The faniffic Mark Stoddard of The Nexus reviews the first four issues of Angel Season 6, with references to Buffy Season 8 and what it meant to continue the series. More...

February 20 2008

(SPOILER) Review of Runaways #29. The issue came out this week.

February 12 2008

(SPOILER) IDW's Chris Ryall posts more pages and info for Angel: After the Fall 'First Night'. Two excellent new images from this story within a story event. More...

February 02 2008

(SPOILER) Brian Lynch answers your Angel questions-Part 2. Brian answers more questions in a podcast available at his blog. More...

December 24 2007

(SPOILER) reviews Angel:After the Fall#2. "This book takes just about everything that was great about the show and gives us fans exactly what we wanted: More." More...

December 21 2007

(SPOILER) Angel After the Fall Interaction: Issue 4 winner announced. Time & Space Toys interactive cover experience coninues, with Irish artist Stephen Mooney providing the cover for the winning entrant. More...

December 20 2007

Joss is No. 26 on Top 100 People List. He made Pop Candy's Top 100 People of 2007. More...

December 18 2007

(SPOILER) Angel: After the Fall #2 preview at Newsarama. Newsarama brings you a five page preview of this week's Angel: After the Fall issue 2, by Brian Lynch.

December 13 2007

(SPOILER) Preview of Buffy #10. MySpace Comic Books has the scoop.

November 29 2007

IDW Angel/Spike TPB's 2nd printings released this week. To celebrate the release of After the Fall, IDW is releasing 2nd printings of the TPB's of their Angel line up until now. More...

November 28 2007

(SPOILER) Answered! (With Brian Lynch). Brian Lynch answers Angel: After The Fall questions on his Myspace blog. More...

November 13 2007

Brian Lynch signing at Meltdown Comics November 21st. Noon to 2 pm! Angel: After the Fall will be released Nov 21st, and this will be a great opportunity to meet the writer, and give him a hard time! More...

November 11 2007

Joss cameo on CBExtras. In the midst of the WGA strike joke for this Monday, Comic Book Extras features a brilliant Joss Whedon cameo. More...

November 07 2007

(SPOILER) Brian Lynch interviewed about 'Angel: After the Fall'. Comic Book Resources interviews Brian Lynch and shows some pages of 'Angel: After the Fall' which will hit the stands November 21st (I can't wait!).

October 05 2007

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 8 #7 Reviewed @ LYS@D. Leave Your Spandex @ The Door promptly grants an extended (and insightful) review of the 7th issue of the Buffy Season 8 comic. More...

September 18 2007

(SPOILER) Positive Press for "Angel: After the Fall". With the release of the preview pages, Angel: After the Fall is beginning to garner the attention of the mainstream press. More...

August 21 2007

"I Am Geek" celebrates the new Serenity DVD Release. One of the 'verse's best Comics waits impatiently for the BDCE, just like us.

August 19 2007

(SPOILER) Brian Lynch podcast about 'After the Fall' and more. Brian Lynch linked this podcast at his most recent MySpace blog wherein he discusses how his first issue of Angel: After the Fall would have blown the budget for the TV show's entire budget for the year. More...

August 15 2007

(SPOILER) Spike: Shadow Puppets #3 released today. Issue 3 of 4 from Brian Lynch and IDW. More...

August 01 2007

Buffy Omnibus Volume 2 Preview. A 22 page preview of the upcoming Buffy Omnibus Volume 2 which will be released on September 12.

July 27 2007

(SPOILER) First smidgen of info from IDW's 'Angel:After the Fall' panel at Comic-Con. And there's more coverage with cover art over at Newsarama. More...

July 21 2007

Liquid Generation's 'Who'd You Rather' features comic book Buffy. This week's Liquid Generation's 'Who'd You Rather' poll (which has men, women, food etc depending on the week) features comic book women- it's all rather frivolous but Buffy (from Season 8, issue 1) is pitted against Vampirella- and she's losing (at 32%).

June 25 2007

Reflections with X-Editor Nick Lowe Some Joss-love, Joss-dream projects, and the tale of getting Joss to write "Runaways". More...

June 20 2007

Spike: Shadow Puppets #1 released today. The new series from the Spike: Asylum and the upcoming Angel Season 6 writer Brian Lynch.

June 19 2007

Buffy Omnibus Volume 1 Preview. Dark Horse has put up a 26 page preview of the upcoming Buffy Omnibus Volume 1 which will be released on July 18.

June 18 2007

Buffy Season 8: From The Mouth Of Babes. 11-year old 'Haileyscomic' offers her thoughts on issue #4 of Buffy Season 8 in the latest installment of her column on Pink Raygun. More...

June 09 2007

Jo Chen hesitates to shamelessly self promote... but I don't feel any qualms about it. Jo Chen mentions at her MySpace that she is interviewed in the latest Buffy and Angel Magazine. More...

May 04 2007

(SPOILER) review of Runaways #26. I hadn't noticed anyone else posting a review of the new issue of Runaways so here is one... More...

April 13 2007

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 8 #3 Variant Cover. TFAW has the variant cover for the 3rd issue up. Under 'More images'. Also the final cover art for the regular cover.

April 09 2007

New Georges Jeanty interview. A new interview with Georges Jeanty on how he got into comics and what it's like working on Buffy Season 8 with Joss. Some cool new information. More...

March 14 2007

Season 6 of Angel now? An interview with Joss in the new Buffy and Angel magazine suggests it might not just be Buffy stories we see in printed. Link goes to Titan Magazines website - click on Buffy/Angel to read part of the Joss interview (spoilerish for Buffy season 8 btw). More...

March 12 2007

(SPOILER) Scott Allie Season 8 interview. IF Magazine interviews Scott Allie about Season 8. No big spoilers but there are a few hints. Also a review of #1. More...

October 23 2006

Buffy Season 8 Comic Pic! The Kaba Lounge posted a new picture from the upcoming Season 8 comic of Buffy, Xander, Willow and Dawn! More...

October 14 2006

Dubious Shout-Out at Something Positive. The comic that brought you zombie sex-kittens and The Redneck Tree rpg character has decided to name its newest character after one of our own. Perhaps not the best compliment...

September 27 2006

Interview With Joss On "Stan Lee Meets". A short interview with Joss and the other writers of the "Stan Lee Meets" stories.

February 04 2006

Seremuppety: Serenity comic with actual muppets. More...

October 26 2005

(SPOILER) Angel: Old Friends #1 Preview Art. Three pages of yet-to-be lettered art by David Messina for the next Angel mini series from IDW.

October 06 2005

Peter David announces new Spike comic. Peter David is set to follow up his Spike one-shot with a Spike Vs. Dracula miniseries to be released next year.

October 04 2005

IDW has more copies of Spike: Old Times. If you missed getting your copy, you can order the comic now. More...

September 30 2005

The Joy Of Tech webcomic. Serenity...can't stop the sci-fi! There's also a poll underneath.

August 30 2005

(SPOILER) The Gang's All Here with Angel: Old Friends. The official IDW press release about the next mini series starting in November.

August 16 2005

IDW will release second Spike Comic One Shot in January '06. Scott Tipton is the writer. (Mention at the end of the Article). More...

August 03 2005

(SPOILER) Serenity comic #2 discussion thread. Official discusson thread for Part 2 of the three-issue Dark Horse miniseries, which hit comic-book-store shelves today. Spoilers ahoy! (Link goes to the official description of issue 2 at

July 31 2005

An employee at Warp 1 responds to Nathan's Serenity comic tale about overpricing from the point of view of the store. Looks like they got a few comments.

July 11 2005

Brief review of Serenity comic A brief positive review of the Serenity comic due out on Wednesday from the Fourth Rail. No spoilers. Scroll down almost to the bottom. More...
All the Rage comments on Spike second comicbook one shot. There's also some information on Seth Green's comicbook project "The Freshman". More...

July 07 2005

(SPOILER) Positive review of Angel: The Curse comic. Angel: The Curse is one of Newsarama's picks of the week. Minor spoilers concerning the set-up. More...

February 19 2005

Whedon & Cassaday on "X-Men" for 12 more issues. More...

February 18 2005

Astonishing X-Men #8 review. "If Grant Morrison's X-Men run was number one this decade because of intellectual depth, Whedon's is number one this decade because of kinetic action."

August 05 2004

Quick BtVs mention regarding the mass media appeal of superheroes. From Variety's comic blog, Bags and Boards.

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