The First Instagram From Space Is Of An Astronaut In A Firefly T-Shirt

Last week, NASA astronaut Steve Swanson sent the first Instagram from space. It was a selfie, naturally, taken before the ISS cupola. But what caught our eye wasn't Swanson's handsome mug or the view of Earth. It was Swanson's shirt, which features a familiar spacecraft and the words: "Shipping & Logistics: Everything's… » 4/16/14 7:20am Wednesday 7:20am

These first official Firefly action figures are not particularly shiny

You've waited a long time for Firefly action figures... and now you're probably going to wait a little bit longer. Entertainment Earth has revealed the first pics of Funko's retro-style, Re:Action Firefly figures, and something less than good. But don't despair, because there's still hope! » 2/14/14 7:00pm 2/14/14 7:00pm

There's still a way Firefly could come back to television

As much as we would all absolutely love to see more episodes of Firefly, getting the gang back together is a tricky proposition. But former Firefly writer and producer Tim Minear says he wouldn't "foreclose the possibility" of more Firefly and has a proposal for another flight aboard Serenity. » 2/12/14 4:00pm 2/12/14 4:00pm

​Captain Mal and the Serenity finally fly again in This Week's Comics

Yes, the fan-favorite Firefly crew are finally back in action, thanks to Dark horse's new series, while the Dredd movie gets a comic sequel as well. Plus Snowpiercer, super-Brits, Captain Jane T. Kirk (really!) and more, all in this week's comics! » 1/28/14 1:42pm 1/28/14 1:42pm

Too Pretty to Die: The Ultimate Statue of Firefly's Malcolm Reynolds

The Alliance said they were going to waltz through Serenity Valley, but the browncoats made them choke on those words. Here's your exclusive first look at a brand new statue showing Firefly's Mal Reynolds in his darkest hour. Plus a new Firefly/X-Files poster, and a "cutaway" version of Serenity. » 1/20/14 12:10pm 1/20/14 12:10pm

Someone is finally going to make 6-inch Firefly action figures

And that someone is Funko, who we previously told you would be making 6-inch, articulated Game of Thrones figures. And they'll be releasing new Buffy the Vampire Slayer figures too, all due in 2014. I highly suggest saving any cash you might receive as gifts during the holidays — gonna be an expensive year. » 12/17/13 1:11pm 12/17/13 1:11pm

Keep Flyin': An Exclusive First Look at Firefly Online

Browncoats rejoice! Joss Whedon's space Western Firefly may never return to television, but the 'verse goes on. And soon, you'll be able to have a ship and crew of your own, when Firefly Online launches for the PC and Mac. We've got an exclusive first look at the ships, the guns, the characters and more. » 12/12/13 11:12am 12/12/13 11:12am

The Problem of Premature Nerdgasms

Geeky pop culture sometimes feels like a collection of cool stuff: "Hero" moments and "holy shit did you see that" images. And sometimes it feels like the people who update our most beloved stories want to include those moments — without doing anything to set them up properly. The premature nerdgasm is a serious problem. » 7/31/13 12:46pm 7/31/13 12:46pm

Joss Whedon: “Every kid who hated grownups became a grownup.”

When Joss Whedon creates a huge spectacle like Avengers 2 or Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., he's speaking to a mass audience using studio money. But he also manages to speak directly to his fans, with smaller projects like Dr. Horrible, Much Ado About Nothing, and the Buffy/Angel/Serenity comics. He told us how he's keeping… » 7/22/13 12:34pm 7/22/13 12:34pm

All The Reasons We Leave Earth for Dead in Science Fiction

We're living on a planet with an expiration date. One day, Earth will die or explode — and if we're lucky, some of us won't be there. Science fiction is full of stories where we abandon a dead Earth, including the upcoming films Oblivion and After Earth. Here are all the reasons people leave Earth for dead in science… » 4/18/13 12:05pm 4/18/13 12:05pm

Joss Whedon's Biggest Setbacks (And How They Could Help Make

Joss Whedon recently finished filming the pilot for his new TV show, a spinoff of his $1.5 billion dollar movie The Avengers. And we're all expecting S.H.I.E.L.D. to rock, and to last at least year or two. Whedon's had a bumpy ride on his way to Marvel Universe supremacy, including more than a few wipe-outs. Here are… » 3/26/13 11:00am 3/26/13 11:00am