Joss Whedon FAQ

All That's Left to Know ABout the Mind Behind Buffy, Firefly and The Avengers

Book Description

ÊThe AvengersÊ ÊBuffy the Vampire SlayerÊ and ÊFireflyÊ are all iconic titles for anyone who has watched movies or television over the past 20 years. So who is the workaholic genius behind them? Meet Joss Whedon. This screenwriter director producer and author is much more than a guy who read a lot of comic books as a kid. He is a philosopher of media a fiercely loyal friend and a cultural observer with many fascinating insights into our world ä which like his creations are eagerly embraced and analyzed by a passionately devoted fandom.ÞÊJoss Whedon FAQÊ looks behind the scenes into Whedon's life and creative output. It observes his growing up as an American child in England and follows his whole career from his early work as a screenwriter on such films as ÊToy StoryÊ to the blockbuster success of ÊThe AvengersÊ and the Disney portion of the Marvel Universe. Along with providing a wealth of information on Whedon's world Hubert O'Hearn gives his candid opinions on Whedon's canon of work. Why did ÊBuffyÊ become a hit and why did ÊFireflyÊ fail except as a beloved cult favorite? Where and how did Whedon succeed? And when he stumbled what happened? ÊJoss Whedon FAQÊ has the answers to these questions and much more to intrigue everyone from casual fans to hard-core Whedonites.

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