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March 01 2017

LURK: A Fray Fan Film arrives online just in time for Buffy's 20th anniversary. The short film is based on Joss's comic series about a futuristic vampire slayer named Melaka Fray.

January 21 2017

'Fray' fan film to be released next month. Backers of 'LURK: A Fray Fan Film' received an update from the filmmakers saying the project will release on February 15th.

March 30 2016

Humble Bundle: Buffy and Angel comics. Humble Bundle have a large selection of Buffy and Angel comics available as bundles. Good if you don't already have them. Offer expires in a little under 2 weeks.

June 29 2015

Brad Meltzer talks about Buffy with Kevin Smith. During the live video streaming of the Fatman on Batman podcast, Brad tells of his experiences working with Joss on the Twilight arc of the Season 8 comics. More...

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.

November 05 2014

"Serenity: Leaves on the Wind" is nominated for a Goodreads Choice Award 2014. It is nominated in the category "Best Graphic Novels & Comics of 2014". More...

May 01 2014

(SPOILER) Marvel's exclusive art companion piece for Agents of SHIELD's "Ragtag". Entertainment Weekly presents the piece and has a chat about it with Jeff Bell.

January 31 2014

(SPOILER) Victor Gischler discusses Angel and Faith plans. In an interview with CBR Gischler talks about taking over the series, his plans, and offers a preview.

January 29 2014

Serenity: Leaves on the Wind on Geek & Sundry's Talkin Comics Weekly. Geek & Sundry's Amy Dallen talks about the newest Serenity comic and launches a rocket in celebration!

November 20 2013

James Marsters' idea for the Spike TV movie is becoming a graphic novel! James Marsters reveals the secrets of his dark new Spike comic.

November 13 2013

Zack Whedon talks to TFAW about Serenity comics. Some new details on "Leaves on the Wind". Strangely the interview seems to think Zack's only written one other Serenity comic and that only Patton Oswalt's "Float Out" was post-movie, neither of which are true.

January 18 2013

Buffy Birthday Sale. Things From Another World is celebrating Buffy's birthday with a special offer.

December 18 2012

(SPOILER) Willow Wonderland #3 preview from CBR. Three pages from next month's issue of the Willow miniseries.

November 30 2012

(SPOILER) Scott Allie discusses Willow's quest to bring magic back. Interview at Comic Book Resources.
(SPOILER) Preview pages for Buffy Season 9 #16. Courtesy of Dark Horse Comics.

September 14 2012

Georges Jeanty panel at Cincinnati Comic Expo on September 22nd. Join the artist for discussion on Buffy Season 8 and 9. More...

September 02 2012

Jane Espenson's Husbands getting its own Dark Horse Comic. The Team Husbands tumblr has the first cover art from the new digital series. More...

August 27 2012

(SPOILER) The writers of Angel & Faith and Spike compare notes. The Dark Horse blog hosts a conversation between Christos Gage and Victor Gischler about their respective writing projects for Buffy's Season Nine.

August 24 2012

(SPOILER) How I drew Willow from Buffy The Vampire Slayer. David Mack, cover artist for the new Willow Mini-Series, gives a step-by-step guide on drawing the Buffyverse's resident witch.

July 18 2012

(SPOILER) Spike leaves Buffy for solo adventure. Interview with the writer of Spike's Buffy Season 9 miniseries.
"Spike: the Complete Series" is out today. The story takes place after "Angel: After the Fall" and before "Buffy Season 8."

July 13 2012

Joss's Dark Horse panel at SDCC. The panel is scheduled to run 5:30-6:30 PST. Come chat about it here! A live blog of it can be found at ComicBookResources and Newsarama. Things to note is that Dr. Horrible will air on The CW and Joss is scoring Much Ado About Nothing.

July 06 2012

Vampirella parodies Buffy, Archie parodies Vampirella And Buffy in the same month's comics, as reported by Bleeding Cool.

May 23 2012

Buffy Megabundle now available. For the low price of 29.99 you can get digital copies of Classic Buffy Issues #1-30.

May 11 2012

Buffy Digital Comics Sale. Season 8 issues #30-40 as well as the Riley, Willow, and Tales one-shots are available via Dark Horse Digital for $.99.

April 30 2012

Chosen: A Buffyverse Comics Podcast. Dark Horse Comics #MyBuffyLife Runner-ups Lisa and Gina Gomez and their best friend and long-time Buffy fan Josh Luke review the Buffy Season 9/Angel and Faith comics in podcast form. Spoilers only if you haven't read up to the current issues in Season 9. More...

April 12 2012

(SPOILER) Details on Spike and Willow miniseries for Buffy Season 9. Description of the two comic mini-series, one starring Spike (Aug. 22nd) and the other starring Willow (Nov. 21st). Article also includes previews of the lovely covers. More details at Comic Book Resources. More...

April 07 2012

How Buffy got her groove back! Comic Book Resources' article about Season 9.

February 27 2012

(SPOILER) Preview pages from Star Wars/Serenity free comic book. "It's never easy". More...

January 24 2012

TFAW Back Issue Sale. It includes Buffy Season Eight and Serenity Better Days (#s 2 & 3) at 70% off. Great time to "tighten up" your collection. Includes some Variant Covers.

January 04 2012

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel and Faith #6. Three exclusive preview pages.

December 21 2011

(SPOILER) CBR interviews Zack Whedon about the Star Wars/Serenity comic book. And Comics Alliance talks with Fabio Moon, the artist for the Serenity comic.

November 30 2011

Dollhouse comics and more Buffy S8, now digital. Dollhouse: Epitaphs (including the original one-shot), and issues 26-30 of Buffy S8 are now up at the Dark Horse digital store. Each run is also available as a bundle, slightly cheaper. And according to Dark Horse, as from December 14th "all titles from Dark Horse Comics will be on sale the same day in both print and digital format".

October 19 2011

Second half of Astonishing X-Men to be motionized. Marvel Knights Animation, Marvel's division for motion comics, is going to work on the second half of Joss' run. More...

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...

August 01 2011

Read Jane Espenson's 'Spike' digital comic for free. Today, August 1, the first little tidbit of Season 9 is now available through the Dark Horse Digital store, free of charge care of a special code that you can only get through comic shops. More...

July 06 2011

(SPOILER) Rebekah Isaacs' sketches for Angel & Faith. Spoiler tagged as it features a new character for the season.

July 01 2011

Nathan Fillion comic in today's "Gutters". The webcomic about the comic industry comments on the new graphic novel based on the fictional Rick Castle's novel.

June 24 2011

Fray - Dark Horse Digital Sale. Every single issue of Fray is going for 99 cents at Dark Horse's Digital Store

April 08 2011

Interview with Rebekah Isaacs ("Angel and Faith" artist). She talks about her creative process, work with Christos Gage and her favorite episode and season on BtVS.

February 11 2011

Buffy & Serenity make up 8 of the top 10 Dark Horse graphic novels in 2010 via Bookscan data. More...

February 03 2011

10 Good Things About Buffy Season 8. Sex, Slayers, Dark Witches and More! Oh My!

February 01 2011

Buffy comic sales review at The Beat! Buffy remains #1 in sales for "indie" comics (indie books are not published by Marvel or DC) but the sales figures show a consistent and significant drop from year to year. (i.e. December, 2010 sales are down 55% from December 2007). More...

January 27 2011

Brad Meltzer on a Joss-less Buffy. Brad Meltzer who wrote for the Buffy comics is asked his opinion of the new Buffy movie. The question and his answer is about 5 minutes in on this video interview. More...

December 12 2010

"BtVS Season 8: Please Mind the Gaps". In an article originally intended for the Whedonistas book, Elisi gives a summary of the Season 8 comics series with a fair analysis and even-handed recount of fan reactions up through issue #35. More...

December 11 2010

New Dollhouse One-Shot. Things from Another World (TFAW) now has the Dollhouse One-Shot available for pre-order with a release date of March 30th, 2011. Jed Whedon & Maurissa Tancharoen will be writing the one-shot and the Dollhouse comic series that follows. More...

December 10 2010

(SPOILER) A Watcher's Job: On Giles' Story in Season Eight (spoilers for #39). Interesting take on Giles' journey and motivations throughout the series up to and including Season 8. More...

October 19 2010

(SPOILER) Discuss the Dollhouse comic book 'Epitaphs'. My season 2 DVD came today and I noticed we haven't had a discussion thread for 'Epitaphs', so come discuss it!

October 07 2010

(SPOILER) Season 8 Behind The Scenes: An Interview With Dark Horse Editor Sierra Hahn. Buffyfest interviews one of the editors working on the the Whedonverse titles. Very mild spoilers on her feelings after reading the infamous #39. More...

July 31 2010

(SPOILER) Brian Lynch talks about his upcoming Spike series. Buffyfest caught up with Brian at SDCC. The Spike series gets discussed, as well as how it ties into S8. Fun interview.

June 25 2010

The Bad Boy Myth. Women love bad boys. Women love Spike. Women love Spike because he's a bad boy. Right? More...

June 03 2010

(SPOILER) Georges Jeanty to draw The Batman. Georges is coming in to draw #4 of The Return of Bruce Wayne. Each comic is drawn by a separate artist, so this is a one off deal. (Spoilers are minor at best, and only for the Batman comic.)

May 27 2010

"Angel: Last Angel In Hell" Hardcover Available! Includes Angel Issues #23-27 and the first Angel Annual. More...

April 13 2010

A Horrible Collection. Dark Horse collects the Dr. Horrible oneshot and webcomics in September, adding "a never-before-seen sixteen-page story, about the top secret organization The Evil League of Evil."

March 30 2010

Making of a Comic: The Guild #1. See the first six pages of The Guild comic go from the script, through pencils, inks, etc., to the final product.

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 23 2010

Patton Oswalt: great Browncoat or Greatest Browncoat? Got to hand it to this guy, fanboy'ing all over Whedon during his Dollhouse gig and landing a job writing a Wash-centric FIREFLY comic.

March 09 2010

(SPOILER) Telling the Shepherd's Tale. Allie and Samnee on the original hardback graphic novel coming in November.

March 07 2010

(SPOILER) Buffy #33 is iFanboy's Pick of the Week. The comic book discussion podcast talks Brad Meltzer's second part of his Twilight arc. More...

March 05 2010

(SPOILER) Ron Glass talks to AICN about 'Serenity: A Shepherd's Tale'. A Q&A with Ron about his time on Firefly, and the new comic being written by Joss and Zack.
(SPOILER) Brad Meltzer talks Buffy's Twilight to Comic Book Resources. A very extensive interview about the last two issues, with obvious massive spoilers if you haven't read the last issue.

January 26 2010

Carpe Noctem: Interview with Jackie Kessler. New interview with Jackie Kessler about her involvement in the Tales of the Vampire DH MySpace website and the dark story she wrote for it.

December 29 2009

Two Whedon Comics Among io9's 100 Favorite Comic Covers of the 2000s. The covers for Astonishing X-Men #2 (John Cassaday) and Buffy #3 (Jo Chen) made the top 20. More...

December 23 2009

Brad Meltzer discusses his work on the penultimate arc of Buffy Season 8. The latest IGN Comics Buffy Season 8 comics interview features Brad Meltzer.

December 13 2009

iFanboy highly recommends Astonishing X-Men for X-Mas. 18 minutes and 32 seconds into this special episode of the video podcast, the boys discuss Marvel's Omnibus collection of Joss Whedon's run on the classic characters, calling it "The best the X-Men's been since the 80s', and nothing since then." More...

December 08 2009

Comic book sales figures for November 2009. ICv2's sales estimates for November 2009 have been released. More...

December 02 2009

Editor Scott Allie talks about upcoming Twilight reveal in Buffy Season 8. Article title reveals which specific issue will have Twilight's unmasking. There's also a rather surprising reveal on the cover art.

November 30 2009

Buffy mentioned in Philosophy Now. John Shelton Lawrence thinks along the lines of Danny Fingeroth about "what makes a superhero, philosophically speaking", with Buffy being an example of the "Amazon"-category of superheros.

November 23 2009

iFanboy podcast discusses Dr. Horrible one-shot comic. 40 minutes and 45 seconds into the Pick of the Week podcast, a user submits their review, resulting in opinions expressed about the comic and the video itself.

October 28 2009

John Cassaday explains the Astonishing X-Men in motion. Artist John Cassaday explains to Marvel Spotlight the process that turned Astonishing X-Men: Gifted into a motion comic.

October 18 2009

Is that Joss Whedon? A familiar face makes a guest appearance in the first issue of Bendis' and Oeming's relaunched series POWERS.

September 28 2009

(SPOILER) IDW Angel solicitations for December. These include Angel:Last Angel in Hell "movie adaptation", #1 of A Hole in the World/Shells adaptation and #28 - the beginning of the new arc 'The Crown Prince Syndrome' by Willingham and Denham. Good month.

August 17 2009

Stephen Mooney at BICS 2009 in Birmingham, UK. The After the Fall artist joins Brian Talbot and many others from the world of comics at Millenium Point, October 3rd - 4th. More...

August 12 2009

Buffy season 8 and Dr. Horrible on the syllabus of Henry Jenkins' new course at USC on transmedia storytelling, which includes a section on the Whedonverses. He notes "I still have room for more students." More...

August 09 2009

S.W.O.R.D. gets its own ongoing series. The interstellar intelligence agency, Agent Brand and Sydren - all created by Joss and John - get their own book (with Lockheed and Beast in tow). Covers by John Cassaday. More...

July 28 2009

Juliet Landau talks "Angel" comics and other projects at SDCC. She also reveals that she will be recording a song based on Spike and Dru.

July 25 2009

Joss talks about Cabin In The Woods and Buffy comics. He also talks about working in different media.

June 24 2009

Video of Amber Benson's Q&A from Challengers Comics, Chicago. The questions and answers were part of a signing for "Death's Daughter." Thanks to Tim for the link!

June 22 2009

Joss turns 45. celebrates. In honor of the Purple One's birthday this week, Things From Another World are offering special discounts on anything and everything in their store Whedon-relevant. More...
New interview with Juliet Landau at Slayerlit. A new interview with Juliet about her role in the Drusilla 2-parter, new writing and the Buffy S8 comic.

June 17 2009

Buffy's Coming Back ... As A Motion Comic? At least according to TV Overmind, citing an unnamed source who has been asked to produce a new Buffy animated series with Joss apparently "involved".

June 08 2009

How Jo Chen works her cover art magic. A series of sketches and comments from Jo Chen show the steps that turn a conceptual sketch into a cover. The cover is from Star Wars: Invasion.

April 28 2009

Buffy Season 8 Cover Artist in Baltimore on Saturday, May 2nd. Jo Chen, the cover artist for many Buffy Season 8 issues, will be a special guest at the Free Comic Day event held at Collectors Corner. More...

April 16 2009

Normally I wouldn’t think ‘Verse related artwork for sale on Ebay is front page worthy but this is an unusual opportunity that I think Whedon fans should see. More...

April 09 2009

(SPOILER) IDW Publishing First Looks: Smile Time #3. Angel: Smile Time #3 will arrive in stores on April 15.

March 20 2009

(SPOILER) June comics solicits reveal Georges Jeanty to draw Manhunter back-up in Batman: Streets of Gotham. IGN has advance solicits, which contain some spoilers for DC Comics released that month, especially the Bat-titles. More...

March 08 2009

iFanboy podcast debates Buffy #23 and Season 8 in general. 36 minutes and 32 seconds in, the podcast reads a "harsh" listener review for the latest issue, leading to a discussion about the overall quality of the series. More...

February 18 2009

Browncoat Ball registration is open. The Ball will be from October 2nd to the 4th. Start planning now! More...
A Q&A with Joss Whedon, Who Never Had A Dollhouse. A Nerd World Blog post that links to TWO chats with the Purple One. More...

February 12 2009

NPH: From horrible doctor to...Superhero? According to "inside" information, Neil Patrick Harris is being considered to play The Flash in the film adaptation of the popular DC comics property. More...

February 09 2009

(SPOILER) "Vampy Cat. That's funny s#%!". Roughly 27 minutes and 35 seconds into their weekly podcast, iFanboy talks about Buffy #22: Swell. More...

February 08 2009

(SPOILER) Buffyfest video interview with Brian Lynch. Excellent and spoilerific interview with the Angel+Spike writer. Lots of teases and spoilers-you have been warned!

December 23 2008

Happy Christmas from Angel,IDW,Ryall and Mooney! So printing this for next year's cards :).

December 05 2008

Dark Horse's Scott Allie on Storytelling in Comics. The editor guest blogs on MTV about inspiration and the collaborative nature of working on comics - specifically Buffy S8.

November 27 2008

ANGEL:ATF wins one of Wizard Magazine's Moments of the year. *That* last page of issue #3 is singled out for kudos.

November 22 2008

Jane Espenson blogs about writing comics. She says Georges Jeanty "is a genuine genius -- fantastic".

November 16 2008

(SPOILER) Angel:After the Fall #14 five page preview. Preview for this Wednesday's issue.

October 06 2008

"Serenity: Better Days" TBP comes out on Wednesday. So for all of you who didn't get a chance to read the shiny before, now you can. More...

September 28 2008

(SPOILER) Best Rogues Galleries In Comics: Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I've been enjoying these lists for weeks now, but I never thought the evil of Sunnydale would get their own list. See which villains from the show and comics made the author's list and which issues "spotlight" them. Spoilers for anyone who hasn't read up to issue 18 of Season Eight. More...

September 15 2008

Where are the super-heroine movies? Why the film industry "can't get it together to make a Wonder Woman flick? Or any true superheroine movie at all?" More...

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