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May 05 2015

Age of Ultron/Final Countdown dance video parody. Shot in LA's Meltdown Comics, this music video parody assembles a cast of cosplayers from Geek & Sundry and Nerdist School.

July 25 2013

Electronic Frontier Foundation on Jayne hats and Browncoats. The civil liberties group has a report from San Diego Comic-Con which includes a brief look at the impact of the licensed Jayne hats on fandom.

June 22 2013

Nathan Fillion reveals Comic-Con 2013 plans. Our Captain doesn't actually say whether he will be at SDCC exactly, but he will be at Zachary Levi's Nerd HQ outside it (through Nerd Machine).

July 10 2012

Alexis Denisof at off-site Q&A during Comic-Con. Out at the nearby YouTube Fan Lounge, he'll be supporting H+ The Digital Series, a Warner Brothers project from Bryan Singer. According to the schedule this will be Friday at 7:30 PM PDT.

July 06 2012

Joss Whedon speaks out on Firefly anniversary panel. Speaking to Geoff Boucher of the LA Times, Joss expresses his excitement about next week's event at San Diego Comic-Con. More...

July 05 2012

Off-Site NerdHQ to host Nathan Fillion, Joss Whedon events during SDCC. Conversations for a Cause this year include Nathan Fillion at 4:30 PM on Friday, and Joss Whedon at 3:00 PM on Saturday. Tickets go on sale Friday morning, July 6 at 9:00 AM PDT.

July 03 2012

Science Channel wants your Firefly questions. Over on Facebook, the host of the show's 10-year anniversary panel at Comic-Con wants to know what you'd ask the cast. Your question might get answered. More...

July 02 2012

Geek & Sundry (read: Felicia Day) schedule at SDCC. While there will be a Geek & Sundry panel Saturday in the Indigo Ballroom, the bulk of their panels and signings -- this includes Felicia Day and The Guild, obviously -- will be off-site at Belo. ETA: And here's Felicia's personal schedule.
Vote for Joss Whedon or Mark Ruffalo for "Game Changer of the Year". As part of their "All Access Live" coverage of Comic-Con, Spike TV will present someone with their Game Changer of the Year Award during the convention on July 13.

July 01 2012

20-year Buffy panel at SDCC includes Kristy Swanson. On the final day of San Diego Comic-Con 2012, "[s]tars from the hit TV series Buffy... (Nicholas Brendon, Clare Kramer) join forces with Dark Horse editor Scott Allie, writer/producer Jane Espenson, illustrator Georges Jentry [sic], and the original Buffy herself (Kristy Swanson, star of the 1992 motion picture), not to mention a surprise guest or two."

June 27 2012

Hollywood Reporter confirms 10th anniversary Firefly Panel at Comic-Con. Set for Ballroom 20 on Friday, July 13 from 12:30-1:30. Reports that Joss, Tim Minear, Nathan Fillion, Alan Tudyk, Adam Baldwin, Sean Maher, Michael Fairman and the rest of the Serenity crew will be in attendance. More...

June 23 2012

Firefly 10th Anniversary panel to be held at San Diego Comic-Con. No other details about it are forthcoming. But it'll probably be awesome.

April 06 2012

Crave Online reviews Comic-Con: Episode IV: A Fan's Hope. William Bibbiani (the site's film channel editor), calls the documentary, "A heartfelt reminder of just how meaningful Comic-Con can be... I've seen strains of herpes less infectious." More...

February 22 2012

Trailer for Comic-Con: Episode IV: A Fan's Hope. The movie will be released April 6th. YouTube link courtesy popgoestheshelby. More...

December 06 2011

Comic-Con: Episode IV picked up for Spring 2012 release. According to Deadline, Wrekin Hill Entertainment and National Entertainment Collectibles Association (NECA) will release the film theatrically, "in conjunction with a multi-city tour of the film with major events for film and merchandising fans across the nation".

August 30 2011

On-site coverage of the Avengers filming in Cleveland. Comics Continuum, a metro Detroit-produced TV series, reports from The Avengers set with some unofficial video. It's the first segment in the episode. Also included are quick interviews with Kevin Feige, Cobie Smulders, Chris Hemsworth, and Robert Downey, Jr., from the Disney D23 Avengers panel. More...

August 18 2011

Morgan Spurlock on his Comic-Con documentary. "This time, it just might work."

August 03 2011

Comic-Con: Episode IV to premiere at 2011 Toronto International Film Festival. It's part of the documentary line-up for the festival, which runs September 8 to 18. More...

August 02 2011

A geek dream team. Morgan Spurlock talks about "Comic-Con Episode Four: A Fan's Hope", documentaries, and much other geekish and non-geekish stuff. More...

July 29 2011

Seth Green saves the male perspective at Comic-Con's Oh, You Sexy Geek Panel. Seth Green stepped up and provided some 15 minutes of intelligent, thoughtful viewpoint (making up for the actual male panelist, about whom some controversy is swirling). Sadly, there is no video (yet). More...

July 28 2011

No comic tie-in for The Cabin in the Woods? FEARnet talks to Joss about, amongst other things, his horror film with Drew Goddard and whether or not the planned comic is still on the agenda. Also discussed: whether or nor the film even has a mythology that could be tapped for other material.

July 24 2011

Watch the Joss Whedon panel at Comic-Con. filmed the whole event. Joss talks about Buffy Season 8 and 9, Angel & Faith, Dr Horrible 2, the unlikelihood of a Serenity sequel, Buffy on Broadway, more Firefly, Dollhouse and Dr Horrible comic books, The Avengers actors and wanting to write a strong male gay character.

July 23 2011

Trailer for 'Knights of Badassdom' featuring Summer Glau. It was unveiled yesterday at Comic-Con.
The Joss Whedon panel kicks off shortly at Comic-Con. Hopefully we'll get rolling coverage in the comments section. ETA Fannish Inquisition is live blogging. Recaps can be found at Hero Complex, Collider and Superhero Hype.

July 19 2011

The Hollywood Reporter chats with SMG and other genre ladies. Gellar talks long hours, Wonder Woman and the Comic-Con experience. The video gallery can be found here.
'The Avengers' signing schedule for Comic-Con. Chris Evans will be at the Marvel booth this Thursday and Clark Gregg and Joss Whedon will be there on Saturday.

July 18 2011

Jo Chen's Comic-Con 2011 schedule. The artist says "I am posting this with the hope that at least some of you in attendance will swing by one of these events/gatherings that I'll be attending to say howdy including the 'Whedonverse Signing' at the Dark Horse booth on Saturday at noon." More...

July 11 2011

Nathan Fillion's tips for Comic-Con. He also reveals what his first impressions of Comic-Con were. Spoilers if you haven't seen the Castle season 3 finale.

July 10 2011

Sunday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. Highlights include a Castle panel with Nathan Fillion and Tony Head at the Merlin panel. More...

July 09 2011

Joss Whedon panel announced for Comic-Con. That'll be on the Saturday. Other highlights on that day include Chuck and Knights of Badassdom panels. More...

July 08 2011

Friday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. Highlights include David Boreanaz on the Bones panel, Alan Tudyk on the Tucker & Dale vs. Evil panel and Eliza Dushku on the Batman: Year One panel. More...

July 07 2011

Thursday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. Quite a few goodies to be had. Highlights include a Spotlight on Jo Chen, the Ringer panel and a Buffy The Vampire Slayer and LGBT Comics Fandom panel. More...

July 05 2011

Marvel secretly bringing 'Avengers' to Comic-Con with SHIELD viral. No Hall H panel? No problem. It looks like Marvel want to market the movie to everyone who goes to Comic-Con. There's speculation about a teaser trailer being shown at Marvel's booth.
Knights of Badassdom (w/ Summer Glau) at Comic-Con. Film trailer and panel discussion in Hall H on Saturday, July 23. In the film, LARPers accidentally summon a real succubus.

June 27 2011

Sarah Michelle Gellar will be at Comic-Con. Entertainment Weekly confirms our favorite Slayer's first visit to Comic Con since promoting The Grudge in 2004. She'll join the cast of Ringer, which will start on the CW September 13th. Joining her on the panel on July 21st at Ballroom 20 (according to TV Line) will be Nestor Carbonell and Ioan Gruffudd. More...
Pilot for David Greenwalt's new show 'Grimm' to be premiered at Comic-Con. David and fellow Angel staffer Jim Kouf will be taking part in a Q&A after the showing on the Saturday.

June 14 2011

"Once More With Feeling" Returns to Comic-Con... and takes Hall H. That's the news from Whedonopolis, the annual presenter of the Buffy musical screening at SDCC, with details to come.

March 09 2011

Pre-order companion book for Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope. The book to go along with the film of the same name, of which Joss is a producer. Book hits July 4, includes introduction by Joss. No word yet on movie release.

September 02 2010

What Comic-Con Means to Me: The Joss Whedon Experience. A long-time Joss Whedon fan describes her (mostly underwhelming) experience at this year's San Diego Comic-Con.

July 27 2010

Reports from the Girls Gone Genre panel at Comic-Con. Felicia Day and Marti Noxon were on the panel. Whedonopolis has a report as does the San Diego Comic Books Examiner. There is a video of the first 12 minutes of the panel but you will need to crank up the volume to hear what's being said.

July 26 2010

Reviews of "The Cape" starring Summer Glau and "No Ordinary Family" with Julie Benz. A mixture of fan and critic reactions to the pilots seen at Comic-Con. More...

July 24 2010

SDCC10: Marvel Movie Panel. Joss And His Avengers Have Assembled. Joss and the cast of the Avengers take the stage to end the Thor/Captain America panel. Mark Ruffalo confirmed as Bruce Banner/Hulk and Jeremy Renner as Clint Barton/Hawkeye. First video here, and Hitfix has a good photo of the cast all together. There's also a teaser site up showing the logo. And here's the complete video introducing the cast. More...

July 23 2010

The Joss Whedon Experience kicks off at Comic-Con shortly. No it's not a tribute act, the man himself will be in Ballroom 20 at 3pm PST chatting about all sorts. Give Me My Remote appear to be doing live coverage so try there for updates. Or you could go to Whedonesque on Twitter as we're definitely doing updates there. News so far - Scott Allie will be co-writing the Buffy Season 8 finale and Joss doesn't know what's happening with The Cabin in The Woods. He also expresses interest in doing an epic superhero yaoi tale and decided against the idea of fan funded web work. And Dr Horrible on Rock Band? And is Nathan Fillion Ant Man?

July 22 2010

J.J. Abrams talks about today's Whedon/Abrams panel at Comic-Con. "I'm thrilled to hear what he [Joss] has to say. I have no idea what the panel's going to entail, but I was very flattered to be asked to be a part of it". And Doc Jensen previews the panel over at

July 20 2010

Pics of new Firefly merchandise from QMx at SDCC. Shirts, statues, and more.
LA Times talks to Thomas Tull about Comic-Con Episode IV: A Fan's Hope. That would be the Comic-Con documentary on which Joss Whedon is one of the executive producers. Tull is of Legendary Pictures, which is behind the film. More...
Buffyfest and Scott Allie on Dollhouse, Buffy, SDCC. Clears up some things re: the Dollhouse comic (it will not be available at SDCC), discusses the Buffy motion comic, and talks a bit about Joss at the con.

July 19 2010

Dollhouse comic coming with Season 2 DVD and BD. So sayeth UGO, complete with artwork. The limited edition book is entitled "Epitaphs", is written by Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon and will be included in the initial shipments of the DVD/BD. More...
Caprica actress Alessandra Torresani says James Marsters will be on the show's Comic-Con panel. As confirmed on the official James Marsters Facebook site.

July 14 2010

Dark Horse signings schedule for SDCC. Posted earlier today, it's just been updated to include a Dollhouse signing at the Dark Horse booth on Saturday afternoon. Full list after the jump. More...

July 10 2010

Saturday's Whedonverse panels at Comic-Con. Adam Baldwin will be at the Chuck Screening and Q&A at 10am. At 1pm you can see Jose Molina at the "Write Stuff: Creating Genre Television" panel and Morena Baccarin will be chatting about V at 2.30pm. At 3.15pm, Julie Benz will be at the screening of her new show "No Ordinary Family". Felicia Day will be talking about The Guild and the Legend of Neil at 2pm and 7.30pm respectively. And Jane Espenson appears on the "Her Universe: Shining The Spotlight on Female Fans" panel which starts at 6.30pm.

July 09 2010

The Joss Whedon Experience announced for Comic-Con. Joss' Q&A session will be held on the Friday at 3pm in Ballroom 20. Before that at 11am Shawna Trpcic will be talking about "Costume Designers: Designing for TV Production" and at 1pm, Nathan Fillion is on the Super panel followed by David Boreanaz chatting about Bones at 2pm and Summer Glau talking about her new show "The Cape" at 2.15pm. If you can't make Joss' event, Steve DeKnight will be at the Spartacus: Blood and Sand panel at 3.15pm. And Felicia Day and Marti Noxon will be on a "Girls Gone Genre" panel at 5pm and Morena Baccarin is on the "TV Guide Magazine: The 2010 Hot List" panel at 6.30pm.

June 30 2010

Morgan Spurlock confirms Joss' presence at Comic-Con. In response to a tweet from ProgGrrl, the director of A Fan's Hope, the Comic-Con documentary Joss is producing, appears to put the question to rest.

June 22 2010

Fox TV releases details of panels at Comic-Con, including Bones, Terra Nova, and Family Guy. Panelists to include David Boreanaz, David Fury, Seth Green, and many many more. More...

June 16 2010

Comic Con panel details for Steven DeKnight's Spartacus: Blood and Sand. Panel guests announced for Friday 7/23, as well as a "Wrath of Con" party with cast in attendance. More...

June 11 2010

HitFix thinks there is only a 50% chance that Joss Whedon will be at San Diego Comic Con this year. They're figuring Cabin is "old news" and Marvel will feel it is too soon to discuss Avengers; but aren't they forgetting THIS? More...

June 08 2010

First news of TV shows coming to San Diego Comic-Con 2010 starting to arrive. List includes V, Robot Chicken, Bones, Castle, Spartacus, No Ordinary Family, The Cape, Dexter, Glee. More...

May 20 2010

That documentary about Comic-Con is a go. Directed by Morgan Spurlock, executive produced by Joss, Stan Lee, and Harry Knowles. More...

February 16 2010

Joss to team up with Morgan Spurlock for Comic-Con documentary? Um... so claims E! Online. What? Neither Spurlock nor Whedon have commented on this, so I doubt the truth of it, but... well, here's the article.

August 02 2009

(SPOILER) Chuck Comic-Con Video featuring Adam Baldwin. Something good to watch. This is Adam Baldwin at Comic-Con for the Chuck TV Series panel. Also another video where he talks about Joss Whedon here. More...

July 31 2009

Wired Joss/Eliza Comic-Con Interview. Joss vaguely outlining what's going on in DH Season 2, and Eliza not knowing anything he's talking about.

July 30 2009

Joss talks about Dollhouse and a certain TV series he stood in line for. Airlock Alpha posts video of Q&A with Whedon on the carpet to the EW/Syfy party at Comic-Con.

July 27 2009

Another Eliza and Joss interview from Comic-Con, this time courtesy of EW. Michael Ausiello does the honors.

July 26 2009

(SPOILER) David Boreanaz's Comic-Con apology video. David Boreanaz, sadly couldn't make it to Comic-Con for Bones over the weekend but posted a video saying that Jaime is almost due and that they are having a girl. More...

July 17 2009

Dark Horse Comics booth signing events at Comic-Con. Amongst the Dark Horse booth signings are Jane, Georges, Joss, Zack, Jed, and Maurissa. The schedule means Joss et al are there on Saturday as well, not just Friday.

July 08 2009

Amber Benson to Comic-Con. She sayeth by tweet: "Come say hey at Comicon! Sat. the 25th: 3pm - 4pm, Room 2: Monster Mash Panel & then signing at Convention Hall's Autograph Area 4pm – 5pm."

July 06 2009

Reminder: pre-order your special edition Dollhouse DVD. At 10:00 AM PDT the Fox Store will open the DVD and Blu-Ray for preorder. Apparently--I believe this is a new addition--if you preorder, you will receive a sneak preview of Epitaph One.

July 01 2009

Joss Whedon announces the Comic-Con Epitaph One screening. Dollverse has a video of Joss talking about the upcoming screening. Exciting!

June 30 2009

Juliet Landau is headed for Comic-Con. She's announced on her Twitter account when she'll appear. She'll be part of the IDW panel on July 25th, talking about her character's appearance in Angel #24 and 25. She's co-writing the issues with Bryan Lynch. She'll also signing autographs at the IDW booth on the 24th and 25th.
Countdown to Comic-Con limited edition Dollhouse DVD. Fox Home Entertainment launches a countdown clock to ordering, and details on pick-up at the Fox booth at Comic-Con.

June 24 2009

Time, location set for Dollhouse panel at Comic-Con. 20th Century Fox released its panel information today. Following up on the initial information, Dollhouse will be in Ballroom 20 from 4PM to 6PM on Friday, July 24.

June 08 2009

Pre-ordering the Comic-Con edition of Dollhouse DVD? According to TVShowsOnDVD, starting July 6 you'll be able to pre-order the special Comic-Con edition of Dollhouse: Season One, for pick-up at Comic-Con. Otherwise, you try to grab one of the limited number of the sets being held back for sale at the event itself.

June 07 2009

V Panel at Comic Con 2009? Seat 42F says it's happening, and that details about all the Comic Con events are going to begin rolling out over the next few weeks. More...

September 01 2008

Zack's photos from Comic-Con. We've seen so many of our photos from the event. Now see a Whedon's. Includes the pictures we could see him taking during the Dr. Horrible panel. More...

August 12 2008

Fox's own "Dollhouse @ Comic-Con" video. Haven't watched it through yet. Direct link to YouTube page for those that prefer. More...

August 04 2008

Felicia Day Almost Loses Her Lunch At Comic-Con. 47 minutes and 23 seconds into part 2 of Geekscape's special show at the San Diego Comic-Con, Felicia and the Browncoats get a surprise visit from SAM (Super Action Man). He gives her fan support. She gives him gummy worms. Ridiculous (and kinda gross) comedy ensues.

July 30 2008

SyFy Portal BlogTalkRadio Interview of Summer Glau. Michael Hinman interviews the cast of "Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles" at Comic-Con International in San Diego. More...

July 29 2008

Dr. Horrible panel from Comic-Con finally on You Tube. It's in several parts, this being part one. More...

July 28 2008

Penny Arcade loves The Guild. Web comic Penny Arcade loves Felicia Day! The guys from PA at Comic-Con practice their Guild questions... More...

July 27 2008

Dr. Horrible posts pics from Comic-Con. Pics from the creators' side of Comic-Con, posted at the Dr. Horrible MySpace and Facebook pages.

July 21 2008

Faithful followers of cult TV. Article about Comic-Con, conventions and fandoms in general. Includes mention of Firefly, The Browncoat Cruise, Creation and quotes from some Browncoats. More...

July 20 2008

Seat 42F has a photo of Fox's Comic-Con poster tube featuring DOLLHOUSE and tons of other shows. This is the first Comic-Con swag I might be willing to step on another con-goer's face to get my grubby hands on. More...

July 18 2008

Dark Horse Announces Signing Schedule at Comic-Con. The Dr. Horrible cast and Joss will be there from 3-4:30 PM on Friday July 25th. More...

July 14 2008

The Guild's schedule at Comic-Con. Just what it says. The schedule for Guild activity at the California Browncoats booth.

July 11 2008

Sunday at Comic-Con: Browncoats Fan Group. The schedule for Sunday at Comic-Con is out (for real), and it includes this noon-2PM event. More...

July 07 2008

Dr. Horrible to play at Comic-Con. The not-yet-linked schedule for Friday at Comic-Con (shades of finding the Captain Hammer comic early!) indicates that in addition to the daytime panel, the musical itself will screen Friday night. More...

June 30 2008

Once More With Feeling returns. As the closing event of Comic-Con in San Diego.

June 28 2008

Fox TV "dramatically" expanding its presence at Comic-Con. 20th Century Fox properties, including "Dollhouse" and "Bones," feature on nine TV panels. In addition to Joss, Eliza, and David, Seth Green and Wentworth Miller are set to appear.

June 11 2008

The Guild at Comic-Con. Felicia Day and other cast members of The Guild will be making themselves a home at the California Browncoats booth at this year's Comic-Con International in San Diego. It will be the first place to buy the Season One DVD. More...

August 20 2007

That Joss Whedon Comic-Con panel in full. Couldn't get to see him last month? Well there's now a full length fan video you can watch on YouTube (via the ever great su_herald).

August 01 2007

More encounters with Joss at Comic-Con. Remember the Darling family's efforts to meet Joss? Well they managed to see him in the end.
Meeting Joss - an encounter at Comic-Con. A great fan write-up that'll make your day.

July 28 2007

The Joss Whedon panel at Comic-Con. It kicks off today at 4.45pm PST and lasts an hour. And here's the major announcements. Ripper optioned by the BBC, Joss has written a horror movie with Drew Goddard, he's working on a short ballet film with Summer Glau and more Fray to come plus Buffy season 9 as well. More...

July 12 2007

As part of their fundraisaing for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital they are offering up their Comic Con exclusive mug designs and whole bunch of other stuff to people who donate online. (And it looks like the mugs themselves are actually available for presale now.) More...

July 06 2007

Buffy forum site announces "One More With Feeling" showing at Comic-Con. Whedonopolis announces there will be a showing of "Once More With Feeling" during Comic-Con in San Diego on July 28th, about the same time as the annual Masquerade. There will also be a showing of an extra Buffy episode.
Joss Whedon's Comic-Con panel Officially Announced. The panel will be on Saturday, July 28 from 4:45 - 5:45 and a sneak peak of the Serenity Collectors Edition DVD will be shown!

June 29 2007

California Browncoats produce exclusive mugs for charity at Comic-Con. The California Browncoats ( are doing a run of 500 each of two different mug designs (by two of our favourite Browncoat graphic designers/artists) and selling them as a Comic-Con exclusive, the proceeds of which will go to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

August 05 2006

Joss Whedon at SDCC 2006. Josh & Ron of present their 31-minute ComicCon coverage, including a brief talk with Joss. More...

July 24 2006

Video clip of Joss at Comic-Con. Clip being the operative word here but find out how he reacts to being asked "So Joss, why do you write these strong female characters?".

July 23 2006

No cross-talk between DC and Joss Whedon in regards to the Wonder Woman movie and comic book. Dan DiDio broke the news at DC's Big Three panel at Comic-Con.

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