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    Our Favourite Fictional Bands: Fictional Band: Deathmøle from ‘Questionable Content

    Over the years, Jeph Jacques has created a universe bursting with interesting characters. His web comic, titled Questionable Content, focuses on Marten Reed who is just starting his new life in Northampton, Massachusetts. The comic follows Marten’s daily life, from work (currently at the college library) to hanging out at the local coffee shop, or drinking (usually […] More

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    Sleepy Hollow, Ep. 2.13, “Pittura Infamante” paints a far more encouraging picture

    Last weekend during the Fox executive session at the Television Critics Association press tour, Fox chairman and CEO Dana Waldron talked at length about their plans for the spring, which included thoughts on the direction of Sleepy Hollow. Waldron held off on announcing a season three renewal (even after handing them out to Empire, Gotham, and Brooklyn Nine-Nine), but said they were “hopeful” and there were ongoing conversations with the creative team. Citing a “high level of difficulty” in balancing the show’s characterization and mythology, she said that the show was “a little overly serialized” and promised that there would be a shift to “something that feels a bit more episodic in nature… it’s all about calibrating the show, not making dramatic changes.” More

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    Witchcraft Wednesdays: Tracing the Evolution of Witchcraft in Film

    It may be more true in horror than in any other genre that certain subgenres ebb and flow in popularity over time. Vampires were hot in the mid-’90s when you had Interview with the Vampire, From Dusk Till Dawn, Blade and the TV series Buffy the Vampire Slayer. Then, vampires sat out of popular discourse for the next ten years or so, until the double whammy of Twilight and True Blood hitting in 2008, causing a tidal wave of vampiric fiction from the arty (Only Lovers Left Alive, Byzantium) to the schlocky (Dracula Untold, Abraham Lincoln Vampire Hunter) that hasn’t slowed down since. More

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    Watch the last trailer for ‘Showrunners’ doc

    After a few years in development, Des Doyle’s documentary Showrunners will finally be released in theaters and iTunes on October 31. The kickstarted project is an in-depth look behind the scenes of some of televisions largest properties and the minds in charge. The film interviews the likes of Joss Whedon, J.J. Abrams, Ronald D. Moore, and a […] More

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    Video of the Day: A Fan-made Animated Opening for ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer’

    It’s undeniable that the cult horror-fantasy series, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and the “Whedonverse” in general have a pretty hardcore and devoted following. With many of such an ilk likely traveling the strands of the internet onto this very site, we proudly present this silly animated homage created by Seattle-based artist, Stephen Byrne. Brimming with […] More

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    ‘Buffy’ Season Ten #7 is the Perfect Guys’ Night Out

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten #7 shows that Spike and Xander together as roommates is both comedic and dramatic gold. Christos Gage and Nicholas Brendon land joke after joke starting with the first page where Spike asks Xander to move over his “dolls” so he can have room for his hundreds (possibly thousands) of Soap Digests. (Vampires watching soap operas makes weird, yet logical sense. You have to do something to pass the time while the sun is up, and not everyone can read Jean-Paul Sartre in the original French like Angel.) Artist Rebekah Isaacs adds some more humor with her spot-on reaction shots of the other characters’ faces to Spike and Xander’s odd couple antics. An issue of Spike and Xander trading banter would be an entertaining read in and of itself, but Gage and Brendon do what Buffy did and still does best by mixing its comedy with a heavy helping of interpersonal drama and a focus on character relationships. Beyond the hilarious banter, hijinks, and strange, yet fitting baddie, Spike and Xander have a lot in common. More

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    Is the Boring Gateway Character Worth It?

    Jack Shephard was originally supposed to be played by Michael Keaton, and he was going to die in Lost’s pilot episode. After his death, the first to be killed by the smoke monster (that honor ended up going to the plane’s pilot, played by Greg Grunberg), Kate would take over as the leader and primary […] More

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    Will Season 10 Become the Best Buffy Comics Season Yet?

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10 #1 Written by Christos Gage Art by Rebekah Isaacs Colours by Dan Jackson Executive Produced by Joss Whedon Published by Dark Horse Comics Rejoice, rejoice we are about to experience the finest Buffy season in comics to date? Well, perhaps such a declaration is too premature. Season 8 and […] More

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    A Reflection on the Wild Bumpy Ride that is Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #1-25 (2011-2013) Written by Joss Whedon (#1), Andrew Chambliss (#2-13, 16-25), Scott Allie (#8-10), Jane Espenson (#14), Drew Z. Greenberg (#15) Pencils by Georges Jeanty (#1-4, 6-7, 11-13, 16-19, 20-25), Karl Moline (#5, 14-15, 20), Cliff Richards (#8-10), Ben Dewey (#15) Coloured by Michelle Madsen (#1-25) Inking by Dexter […] More

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    In Wonderland, Willow Branches Out into Her Own Miniseries

    Willow: Wonderland #1-5 Writers: Jeff Parker and Christos Gage Artist: Brian Ching Publisher: Dark Horse As a television show, Buffy the Vampire Slayer has been off the air for a decade, but the Buffyverse is still going strong. When the series was cancelled after season seven, Joss Whedon and co. took season eight to Dark Horse, and 2013 […] More

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