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Whedon's "Avengers 2" Gets Release Date

Disney has announced an official release date for "Avengers 2," the Joss Whedon-helmed sequel to this summer's blockbuster Marvel Studios film.

Whedon Returns For

Whedon Returns For "Avengers 2," Developing Marvel Television Show

Writer/Director Joss Whedon has been confirmed to write and direct the upcoming "Avengers" sequel for Marvel Studios and will develop a Marvel-themed television show for ABC.

CBR TV @ CCI: Chambliss & Gage Prepare The End of

CBR TV @ CCI: Chambliss & Gage Prepare The End of "Buffy Season 9"

The writing duo behind the canonical continuation of Joss Whedon's slaying heroine, Andrew Chambliss and Christos Gage tell all on the impending end of "Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 9" from Giles' past to Spike's future.

CCI: Penn & Murphy Talk Avatar's

CCI: Penn & Murphy Talk Avatar's "Hero Worship," Marvel Movies

Screenwriters Zak Penn and Scott Murphy discussed the origins of their Avatar Press superhero comic "Hero Worship," and Penn described his experience working on Marvel's various movies.

CBR TV @ CCI: Joss Whedon on Buffy,

CBR TV @ CCI: Joss Whedon on Buffy, "The Avengers" & Nick Fury

Joss Whedon spoke with CBR TV from the floor of Comic-Con International about "Buffy Season 9," "Angel & Faith" and Nick Fury's Machiavellian approach to saving the world in "The Avengers."

CCI: Felicia Day On

CCI: Felicia Day On "The Guild," Geek & Sundry and "Dr. Horrible 2"

The creator of the biggest web series in nerdom pipes up on her post-CCI plans as Felicia Day describes her hopes for Dark Horse motion comics wave 2, season 6 of "The Guild," more comic work and a return for "Dr. Horrible."


EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #12

Dark Horse Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Buffy: Season 9" #12 by Andrew Chambliss and Georges Jeanty. The issue, with covers by Jeanty and Phil Noto, goes on sale August 8.


CCI: "Firefly" Cast and Crew Reunite to Celebrate 10th Anniversary

In one of the most anticipated panels of CCI, thousands of "Firefly" fans celebrated the 10th anniversary of the beloved series with Joss Whedon and stars Nathan Fillion, Adam Baldwin, Summer Glau, Alan Tudyk and Sean Maher.

CCI: Jane Espenson Announces Joss Whedon Role On

CCI: Jane Espenson Announces Joss Whedon Role On "Husbands"

"Buffy the Vampire Slayer" writer Jane Espenson revealed at Comic-Con International that Joss Whedon will appear in three episodes of her web series "Husbands."

CCI: Dark Horse - Joss Whedon

CCI: Dark Horse - Joss Whedon

At the Dark Horse: Joss Whedon panel, writer/director Joss Whedon spoke to fans about his Dark Horse work, announcing "Buffy" miniseries and answering questions about "Firefly," "Avengers" and more.


EXCL. PREVIEW: "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #11

Dark Horse has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #11. Andrew Chambliss, Georges Jeanty and cover artist Phil Noto take Buffy corporate on July 11!

Gischler Enters The Whedonverse With

Gischler Enters The Whedonverse With "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike"

Victor Gischler spoke with CBR about writing for Buffy's other vampire with a soul Spike and what fans of the Buffyverse can expect from the series. Plus, an exclusive look at artist Paul Lee's pages from issue #1.

BEHIND BUFFY SEASON 9: The End of the Affair

BEHIND BUFFY SEASON 9: The End of the Affair

Buffy & Spike's relationship hits its final dead end as the epic story of a pregnancy scare, an abortion choice and a robot double wraps with Scott Allie revealing new secrets from "Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 9."

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Willow Guest Stars In

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: Willow Guest Stars In "Angel & Faith" #11

Dark Horse has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Christos Gage and Rebekah Isaacs' "Angel & Faith" #11 featuring special guest star Willow! This issue goes on sale June 27.

"Avengers" Surpasses "Harry Potter," Becomes Third-Biggest Film Ever

Upping its total box office take to $1.331 billion worldwide over the weekend, Marvel’s "The Avengers" has become he third highest-grossing film of all time behind "Titanic" and "Avatar."

Mighty Marvel Women Who Deserve Their Own Movies

Mighty Marvel Women Who Deserve Their Own Movies

With the continuing success of "The Avengers" leading to heightened fan-hope for a Black Widow movie, CBR looks at the rest of Marvel's female pantheon to see who else could anchor her own action film.

KAPOW 2012: An Audience With Warren Ellis

KAPOW 2012: An Audience With Warren Ellis

During the course of his Kapow Comic Convention panel, Warren Ellis spoke on comics boredom, going digital, his upcoming novel "Gun Machine" and co-writing with Joss Whedon.

The Ten Cruelest Things Joss Whedon Has Done To His Characters

The Ten Cruelest Things Joss Whedon Has Done To His Characters

Emmet O'Brien compiles his list of the top ten cruelest moments in Joss Whedon's original work, including "Buffy the Vampire Slayer," "Angel," "Dollhouse" and more.

"The Avengers" Now #4 Grossing Movie Of All Time

Marvel’s "The Avengers" claimed the domestic box-office crown for the third weekend, earning an additional $55.1 million to help push its global total to nearly $1.2 billion and becoming the No. 4 release of all time.

"The Avengers" Becomes Biggest Disney Release Of All Time

Marvel's "The Avengers" crossed $1.07 billion worldwide on Thursday to become the sixth biggest film and the largest Disney release in history.


Whedon "Very Torn" About Returning For "Avengers 2"

"The Avengers" director Joss Whedon says he’s unsure about returning to helm the sequel to Marvel’s $1-billion blockbuster, saying, “It’s an enormous amount of work telling what is ultimately somebody else's story.”

Behind Buffy Season 9: Two Buffys Come

Behind Buffy Season 9: Two Buffys Come "Apart"

"Buffy The Vampire Slayer" editor and co-writer Scott Allie returns to take readers inside the latest arc of Joss Whedon's "Season 9" as Buffy confronts two possible lives amid kidnapping plots and zompire outbreaks.

Pipeline - 5/15/2012

Pipeline - 5/15/2012

Augie talks about "The Avengers" in terms of box office, camera choices, 3D effects and more. Plus, the mother of all original art pages is going up on the block! Save your pennies. And gold bars.

"Avengers" Dethrones "Dark Knight" As Top Comic Book Adaptation Worldwide

Marvel's "The Avengers" has overtaken "The Dark Knight" to become the highest grossing comic book adaptation worldwide, with over $1 billion in box office take to date.

"The Avengers" Surpasses $1 Billion Worldwide

Marvel's "The Avengers" earned a record $103. 2 million in its second weekend of domestic release, helping to push its worldwide haul past the $1 billion mark in just 19 days.

Whedon Explains

Whedon Explains "Avengers" Death

Well-established as a killer of beloved characters, from Joyce Summers to Shepherd Book to Winifred Burkle, writer/director Joss Whedon comes clean about a certain turn of events in Marvel’s "The Avengers."

Whedon Thanks Fans For

Whedon Thanks Fans For "Avengers" Success

Following the record-breaking opening of Marvel’s "The Avengers," director Joss Whedon has written a letter thanking his longtime fans for their years of support and for helping to make the movie a blockbuster hit.

"The Avengers 2" Already In The Works

Less than a week after the premiere of "The Avengers," Disney CEO Bob Iger confirmed there will be a sequel to Earth's Mightiest Movie following sequels to "Iron Man," "Thor" and "Captain America."

Pipeline - 5/8/2012

Pipeline - 5/8/2012

To sum it all up: Augie thinks "The Avengers" is the best superhero film ever, was disappointed by "Captain America'" and enjoyed "Thor" more than he expected.

"The Avengers" Crosses $700 Million Mark In Under 2 Weeks

Marvel's "The Avengers" continues to break records, crossing the worldwide $700 million mark in under 2 weeks while extending its reach to other industries, causing a spike in Los Angeles shawarma sales.

EXCLUSIVE: Frison, Morris' Covers For

EXCLUSIVE: Frison, Morris' Covers For "Spike" #1

Dark Horse has provided CBR with the exclusive debut of Jenny Frison and Steve Morris' covers for "Spike" #1, debuting in August from Victor Gischler and Paul Lee.

"The Avengers" Continue To Smash Records, Takes In $207 Million In North American Opening Weekend

As Sunday's box office reports roll in with better-than-expected results, Marvel Studios has revised "The Avengers'" North American opening weekend's take to $207 million.

"The Avengers" Opens to Record-Breaking $200.3 Million

Marvel's "The Avengers" opened this weekend to a record-shattering $200.3 million in North America to become the largest domestic debut of all time. The film has earned $641.8 million worldwide in just 12 days.

"The Avengers" Assembles an $80 Million Friday

As the summer movie season begins, Marvel's superhero team-up "The Avengers" earned $80.5 million Friday, putting the film in the position to break domestic opening-weekend records.

"The Avengers" Rakes In $18.7M In Thursday Midnight Screenings

Marvel Studios' "The Avengers" opened to $18.7 Million in midnight screenings across North America, displacing "The Dark Knight" as the record holder for the largest-ever midnight opening for a super hero film.

Joss Whedon Does

Joss Whedon Does "Star Wars:" Good Idea or the Best Idea?

With Marvel's "The Avengers" directed by Joss Whedon opening tomorrow, May the 4th, SPINOFF's Graeme McMillan wonders why the filmmaker hasn't been given the reins to "Star Wars."


THE CBR REVIEW: "The Avengers"

CBR reviews Marvel Studios' highly-anticipated "The Avengers," an uproariously fun and funny film that proves a worthy successor to "Iron Man" and the Marvel movie franchise.

"Avengers'" Global Numbers On Track To Surpass $500 Million This Weekend

Current tracking has Marvel's blockbuster "The Avengers" poised to surpass ticket sales of $550 Million this weekend as the film opens in North America, China and Russia.

"The Avengers" Tops Overseas Box Office, Assembling $178 Million

Marvel's "The Avengers" debuted at No. 1 in 39 international markets, grossing $178.4 million in the ninth-highest overseas opening of all time. The Joss Whedon-directed film opens Friday in the U.S.


BEHIND BUFFY SEASON 9: Unpacking "Angel & Faith's" Daddy Issues

Writer Christos Gage digs into the revelations from the conclusion of "Angel & Faith's" second arc with word on Drusilla's return, Angel's son, Faith's father and more secrets set to impact Joss Whedon's Buffy-verse.