Writes for Marvel's "Astonishing X-Men" series (2005-????). Graphic novels out so far (April 2007) are "Gifted", "Dangerous" and "Torn", but the next graphic novel "Unstoppable" is contracted and in the works. "Astonishing X-Men", recreated specifically for Whedon, has been one of Marvel's best-selling comics as of 2006 and was...
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Joss 'The Boss' Whedon
5' 10" (1.78 m)
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It's a consideration, but it's not the first one. The first one is 'What's cool?' If I think something is cool, then other people will too, because I'm a fan. Something that makes me go 'Ohh, tingly,' that's something that other people will share. I am the audience. When you're thinking about the fans, you're more thinking about 'What do we not have enough of?' and 'Where do we need to be next, ...
Lived in the UK for three years, from 1980-2, attending Winchester College in Hampshire, where he took his A levels. The character of Rupert Giles is mistakenly thought to be based on a history teacher there, Dr. Peter Cramer. Dr. Cramer's arrival at the College post-dates Whedon's departure. The character was named in tribute to his House Matron: Barbara Giles.
Frequently includes ballet/ballerinas in his projects - though almost always with a supernatuural twist to their inclusion (Angel, Cabin in the Woods, Avengers: Age of Ultron, etc.)