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May 14 2014

(SPOILER) Preview: Serenity: Leaves on the Wind #5: A preview of the fifth issue of Serenity: Leaves on the Wind written by Zack Whedon.

April 09 2010

John Cassaday and Laura Martin nominated for Eisner awards. Sadly, no Buffy nominations this time. More...

October 28 2009

Astonishing X-Men: Gifted episode 1 out now on iTunes. $1.99 will buy you 13:38 worth of Joss Whedon, John Cassaday and Laura Martin's superb X-tale in motion comic format. More...

September 23 2009

Astonishing X-Men Omnibus out this week. Contains all of Joss' X-Men run in one handy hardcover volume. If you haven't read it, try and get a hold of it as John Cassaday's artwork is superb and it contains some of Joss' best writing to date.

March 30 2009

The top 70 Marvel comics. Three issues from Joss' Astonishing X-Men run appear in this "greatest comics in Marvel history" list.

December 02 2008

Second Astonishing X-Men hardcover out this week. This volume collects issues 13-24 and Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men #1. More...

May 29 2008

(SPOILER) Giant-Size Astonishing X-Men out today. Four years and twenty five issues later, Joss' run on Astonishing X-Men comes to an end. It's been one heck of a read.

January 23 2008

(SPOILER) Cover art for Astonishing X-Men #24. The final part of Joss' Unstoppable arc comes out today. The variant cover can be seen here. More...

November 01 2007

(SPOILER) Five page preview for Astonishing X-Men #23. This issue will be out next week.

August 21 2007

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #22 reviewed one day early at IGN. Favorably, I might add. Whodathunkit?

July 27 2007

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #22 covers revealed. The first one is very good indeed. This issue will be out on August 22nd. More...

July 16 2007

Vote in the 2007 Wizard Fan Awards. Joss Whedon, John Cassaday and Laura Martin all receive nominations in various categories for their work on Astonishing X-Men.

May 04 2007

(SPOILER) Silver Bullet Comics' review of Astonishing X-Men #21. It was an issue of many emotional layers and a great read to boot.

May 01 2007

(SPOILER) Cover art for tomorrow's release of Astonishing X-Men #21. The preview pages have already been seen but X-fans finally get a chance to view John Cassaday's artwork for the two covers.

February 18 2007

Reviews for Astonishing X-Men #20. A mixed bag of opinions for this issue. Silver Bullet Comics liked it but said it's "more a series of moments than a strong story ". One reviewer at went with "mutant brilliance". Though Comixfan wasn't too positive. However Comic Book Bin said "Whedon is at his best in space". More...

February 13 2007

(SPOILER) Preview for Astonishing X-Men #20. It's out tomorrow! Have a gander at the four page preview and the sumptuous covers.
(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #21 Solicitation. Bad news: Astonishing X-Men is getting delayed, with Issue #21 now coming out in May instead of March 07... also still no cover preview... More...

December 29 2006

Astonishing X-Men: the trailer. Marvel has created a trailer to promote Joss's final AXM arc, UNSTOPPABLE. More...

December 28 2006

(SPOILER) Astonishingly Lost in Space. As the Astonishing X-Men head off into the wide blue yonder, Wizard Magazine ponders upon (with input from Joss) on Blindfold's prediction made in the last panel of issue 18.

December 27 2006

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #19 out this week. It's the final plot arc and just to whet your appetite, here's a sneak preview of the first four pages.

December 12 2006

An Astonishing X-Men primer. Marvel do their best to make sure everyone's up-to-speed for #19 (out on the 27th). And there's some lovely early designs from Cassaday to boot. There's also new solicitation info (including release dates) for #20 and #21. No cover art previews though - boo.

November 24 2006

"It's simply the best X-book in years". Wizard Magazine gets all gushy about Joss' Astonishing X-Men. And quite right too. More...

November 16 2006

Astonishing X-Men #18 reviewed. Couldn't get a hold of the last part of the Torn arc? Then catch up with this very detailed recap and review. More...

November 14 2006

(SPOILER) Preview for Astonishing X-Men #18. The cover art finally gets revealed and there's four pages of interior art and dialogue as well.

October 20 2006

Marvel explains those Astonishing X-Men delays. It's due to lots of little things. More...

September 25 2006

Mark Millar praises Astonishing X-Men. After reading #17, he writes "Mother of God. That was a good comic. God help whoever follows because this is my favourite run on X-Men ever".

September 22 2006

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #17 review - "so good it will make your face explode". Yes it really was that good. The issue had thrills, spills and plenty of "Bloody hell. Did that really happen?" moments. More...

September 19 2006

(SPOILER) Astonishing X-Men #17 out this week. Preview pages (with dialogue!) over at PopCultureShock.

September 15 2006

(SPOILER) Preview for Astonishing X-Men #17. Cover and four-pages for the book, which will come out on September 20th.

August 31 2006

(SPOILER) Marvel announce variant cover for Astonishing X-Men #17. It's a black and white sketch version of the normal cover. Cynical sales move or a reward for the fans? Who knows. But at the end of the day, it is classic X-art.

August 24 2006

(SPOILER) "Because no one makes fun of Wolverine like Whedon". Well that's how Brian K. Vaughan described Astonishing X-Men #16, so what you think of the issue? Post your thoughts in this Whedonesque review thread. ETA - See also the Wizard Thursday Morning Quarterback review of AXM16. More...

August 05 2006

Astonishing X-Men wins Wizard Fan Awards. The fans spoke and Astonishing X-Men won 'Favorite Ongoing Series', John Cassaday 'Favorite Penciller', Laura Martin 'Favorite Colorist' and Kitty Pryde 'Best Female Hero'. More...

July 22 2006

Astonishing X-Men wins Eisner Award for 'Best Continuing Series'. Joss, John and Laura get to take home the comic book equivalent of the Oscar. More...

July 05 2006

Astonishing X-men nominated for the Wizard Fan Awards including Joss for 'Favorite Writer'. Voting for these awards is now open.

June 22 2006

A detailed Astonishing X-Men #15 review. Much praise for this issue coming from comic book bloggers. And did long term X-fans spot the homage on the final page?

May 26 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 19 2006

Astonishing X-Men Hardcover Vol. 1 review. "A remarkable and monumental title that stands above anything X-related in the past 20 years" according to the reviewer at More...

May 17 2006

Astonishing X-Men #16 cover art. This issue should be out on August 23rd. More...

April 28 2006

Astonishing X-Men #14 review. If you didn't manage to get a hold of this comic book this week, you really missed out. It was superb. More...

April 25 2006

(SPOILER) Preview tomorrow's release of Astonishing X-Men #14. You've already seen John Cassaday's stellar art but now there's sparkling Joss Whedon dialogue as well.

April 10 2006

Out on Wednesday - Astonishing X-Men Vol 1 HC. A must have item for X-Fans, a collection of the first 12 issues in a shiny hardcover format. Also available is the Joss Whedon variant HC which has his name in really big yellow letters. Elsewhere in the X-Verse: John Byrne, comic book industry legend, volunteers to work with Joss and provides a Buffy sketch.

March 17 2006

Astonishing X-Men #13 takes number one sales slot for February. After a six month break, Joss' X-title returns and sweeps all before it. More...

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