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December 12 2013

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #5 cover revealed. It's the full-art version of the sketch Adam Baldwin has had as his avatar for the past couple of months.

October 15 2012

Video Interview with Jane Espenson. Interview conducted during New York Comic-Con about Husbands upcoming comic book.

March 23 2012

(SPOILER) Opinion piece on the current Buffy Season 9 controversy. Article sorta takes Joss to task a little for the perceived bailout on the issue at hand but Allie defends the man and makes it clear that this was the plan all along.

January 09 2012

Monster Popcorn Interviews Angel & Faith artist Rebekah Isaacs. She talks about her work, Buffy, Angel and what interests her as a geek.

August 31 2011

(SPOILER) More Avengers artwork and speculation about their antagonist(s). Some new promo artwork emerged for the tie-in comic book "Road to the Avengers" (including a new picture of the whole team and also one of Loki) as well as further speculation regarding the films villain(s).

August 19 2011

Brian Lynch and Franco Urru tackle teenage mutant ninja turtle Raphael. The creative team behind a bunch of IDW's canonical "Spike" and "Angel" comics have been announced as writer and artist for IDW's microseries about the famously short-tempered mutant turtle (Hamato) Raphael. More...

January 10 2009

Dollhouse..the Comic Book? Not yet. The premiere of Dollhouse is less than five weeks ago, but some people are wondering if the show would be perfect as a comic book series, like Joss Whedon's other shows. Buffy editor Scott Allie talk to io9 about the idea. More...

December 20 2007

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

May 12 2007

Great Comic Moments - April - a certain scene from Buffy #2! A hilarious moment from the second issue gets picked by a Mania blogger.

April 05 2007

(SPOILER) Herc's Seen Buffy 8.2! AICN's Hercules gives a page-by-page review of Issue 2 of Buffy Season 8 (AICN is having technical issues at the moment so link not working). Couldn't get a hold of it at your comic book shop? Comic Book Resources has an eleven page preview of issue 2.

March 14 2007

(SPOILER) Angel: Auld Lang Syne #5 Out This Week. While you're in the comic store this week picking up issue #1 of Buffy: Season 8, pick up the final issue of Angel: Auld Lang Syne. It will be like having the shows back on TV - a double feature. More...

February 21 2007

Buffy Season 8 appearing in Wizard #186. Upcoming Wizard issue will be covering Buffy Season 8... i wish they would devote one of their covers to Buffy instead of the usual DC or Marvel big event... More...

February 10 2007

Super Slayer - Is Buffy a comic book superhero? With the release of Buffy #1 drawing ever closer, this article is a definite must read for those wondering if Buffy fits into the comic book world. Highly recommended reading material. More...

January 10 2007

(SPOILER) "Angel: Auld Lang Syne #3" Is Out Today. The issue with the major smack-down between Spike and Angel. More...

November 16 2006

More Serenity tales. First up is "Serenity Park", a short sequel to Serenity told a la South Park. And last but not least, the very wonderful "Notes on a Fridge on a Spaceship".

November 08 2006

(SPOILER) Spike: Asylum #3 Is Out This Wednesday (Nov 8). Brian Lynch's excellent Spike series continues. More...

November 02 2006

A small hint for the Buffy season 8 comic book. Find out which Buffy season Georges Jeanty will have to watch pronto as "apparently there's some reference there that I WILL need". Hmmmm indeed. More...

August 31 2006

(SPOILER) Spike: Asylum interview at Broken Frontier. Brokenfrontier.com has an interview with the very handsome writer (his words) of SPIKE:ASYLUM, Brian Lynch.

August 16 2006

(SPOILER) Angel: Spotlight Connor comic book out this week. 5 page preview over at the IDW site. More...

July 18 2006

(SPOILER) Spike vs. Dracula #4 Is Out This Week. It is set in 1950's Italy. More...

July 15 2006

IDW Sneak Peek of a new secret project by David Messina. Could this be the Halloween Spike/Angel comic?

July 05 2006

(SPOILER) More details on the Buffy season 8 comic books. According to the latest All The Rage column, the storyline will be around 20 issues and Joss will recruit some of his former Buffy writers to "handle the bulk of the writing chores" though he may write the finale. Plus plot details for the first issue get revealed. More...

June 14 2006

New interview With Dark Horse editor Scott Allie about Buffy comics and Serenity. The Dark Horse Editor reveals a little more about the Buffy season 8 comics and talks Serenity. Fray is also discussed. More...

June 11 2006

Peter David chats about his Spike vs. Dracula mini series in this Sci Fi Zone Radio podcast (11.8 mb). He also talks about the Mutant Enemy approval process (spoilerish details for the last issue of the mini-series). More...

May 27 2006

Those top 25 greatest moments in X-Men comic book history. A certain scene from Astonishing X-Men #4 comes in at No. 21 in IGN's rundown of great X-moments. In some what related news, April's estimated comic book sales figures are out and both Astonishing X-Men #14 and the hardcover collection of the first 12 issues did very well indeed. More...

May 24 2006

Spike vs. Dracula #3 gets released today and there's interior artwork and cover art (which is interesting to say the least) at the IDW site for your perusal. More...

May 23 2006

Buffy Season 8 comic book out in October and will be a six issue mini-series according to ICv2.com. No word yet on who'll be drawing the Joss penned issues. More...

May 18 2006

Want to know more about the Spike: Aslyum comic book? Well the writer Brian Lynch fills in some of the details. Jay and Silent Bob fans may be in for a disappointment. Marvel and DC followers might be amused by his Buffyverse spoofs of Civil War and Infinite Crisis in his subsequent blog entry. More...

May 03 2006

(SPOILER) Advance review of the 'Angel Spotlight: Wesley' comic book. Not really a must have item judging by this review.
Jeff Mariotte talks Angel. Quite an extensive and interesting interview with the comic book writer. Criticism of 'Angel: The Curse' gets addressed and as does whether the post Not Fade Away comic books should be considered canon or not.

March 31 2006

Preview of Angel Spotlight: Illyria comic book. Five pages of the adventures of the Blue Meanie.

March 13 2006

An Astonishing Colorist - A Laura Martin interview. The highly talented colorist on Astonishing X-Men and the Serenity comic book mini-series discusses her work in this Sequential Tart interview. If you're a comic book fan and like to know about what goes on behind the scenes, it's well worth reading.

March 11 2006

Astonishing X-men #15 info and cover art over at Joe Quesada's latest interview at Newsarama (stay away if you don't want to be spoiled for the cover of Ultimates 2 #12). This issue of Astonishing X-Men will come out in June. More...

February 20 2006

Serenity comic book was the best selling graphic novel for January. The collection of the three issue mini-series sold an estimated 8,016 copies in comic book shops. More...

February 08 2006

Spike: Old Wounds out today in comic book shops. Priced at $7.49, this one-shot has Spike delving yet again into his past. Its predecessor 'Spike: Old Times' sold out quickly so get to your comic book store early.

January 31 2006

IDW solicitation information for comics to be released in May, 2006. Releases for May include Angel Spotlight: Gunn (One Shot), Spike Vs. Dracula #4 (of #5), Angel Scriptbook #3 (Spin the Bottle). The page also include solicitation for titles to be released in April, which was previously posted here. More...

January 25 2006

Serenity TPB out today in comic book stores. The collection of the three issue mini-series is a bargain at $10 and features a new cover by Adam Hughes. And while you're in your local comic book store, why not pick up the latest Wizard Magazine? According to the cover, it features "the best Joss Whedon interview ever".

January 24 2006

"Serenity [comic book] did better than we imagined". Dark Horse's Scott Allie comments on the success of the Serenity comic book mini-series. More...

December 29 2005

IDW releases solicitation information for April, 2006. New releases include Angel Spotlight: Illyria (One Shot), Spike: Lost and Found (One Shot), Spike Vs. Dracula #3 (of #5), Angel Scriptbook #2. More...

November 21 2005

More details on new Buffy and Angel comics on Dark Horse and IDW. New Buffy mini series might only be released in 2007 and expect several One-Shots, featuring Angel's supporting cast in 2006. More...

September 09 2005

FIrst Look of painted cover for "Serenity" TPB out in January 25th, 2006. Check the Adam Hughes finished cover for the collected edition of Serenity. Don't forget to visit his website for a chance to win some of his artwork if you see Serenity on its opening weekend.

September 04 2005

Peter David clarifies some aspects of Spike: Old Times. In answering a continuity query about the comic book which gave us Spike's name in full (William Pratt), he says "My guess would be right after Xander's wedding imploded."

August 31 2005

Astonishing X-Men #12 out today. Also out is another reprint of Serenity #1. And while you're at your local comic book shop, pick up the new Wizard magazine which features a Q&A with Joss. And if you didn't already know about it, get a hold of Sci Fi magazine which has Joss in a roundtable discussion with David Goyer and Ron Moore. More...

August 11 2005

(SPOILER) Four page preview for Serenity #3. The plot thickens in the final issue of the comic book mini-series. This has a release date for September 7th. More...

August 05 2005

A long post from Nathan about things Serenity related . Also introduces Nathan's brother to the Universal forum.

August 03 2005

Serenity #2 out today. This month's issue has a Zoe, Kaylee or Book cover. The first issue sold out at the publishers so make sure you get to your local comic book store early. More...
IDW Publishing releases solicitation info for ANGEL: OLD FRIENDS #1. Solicitation info on IDW's second Angel comic books mini series. More...

July 28 2005

Serenity #1 sells out for Dark Horse. Dark Horse going back to press. More...

July 26 2005

Amber Benson talks about her new comic book 'Shadowplay'. Wouldn't you know it, one of her stories is about vampires. "I guess it's just karma for being such an Anne Rice fan as a teenager. My love for Lestat and Louis has followed me into adulthood." More...

July 22 2005

Estimated sales figures for Angel: The Curse #1. The comic book debuted at #152 in the top 300 books for June selling an estimated 15,200 copies. For a book that wasn't released by Marvel or D.C., that's not too bad really. More...

July 19 2005

Glowing review for Serenity #1 the comic book. And much praise for the first issue from the likes of Buzzscope and Silver Bullet Comics as well. More...

July 05 2005

Serenity comic as a highlight for July. Click on "Upcoming Highlights", then scroll down to July - Dark Horse. More...

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