Book Review “Reading Joss Whedon” – A Syracuse University Press Publication


“Reading Joss Whedon”
Publisher: Syracuse University Press
Authors: Rhonda V. Wilcox, Tanya R. Cochran, Cynthea Masson, David Lavery
Rating: 5/5 Stars
Release Date: March 31st, 2014

A detailed, expressive book that explores the details of the career of an icon – and my personal hero – Joss Whedon. This work reads like a mixture of an analysis as well as an ode to one of the most successful movie and TV producers/writers/directors of our time. It is hard to ignore him, or his success and for any fan of this talented man, it is hard to ignore this work – instead you should embrace it as an opportunity to revisit the many aspects of Whedon’s work, which are examined in their fullest glory. From film students to writers, tv enthusiasts and Marvel geeks, the deep examination of his range provides interesting conversations, thoughts and viewpoints, is a must for fans of Joss Whedon. Revisiting the individual shows he has created, it presents a study of motive, background, history and related anecdotes of each, which will bring for some readers a new depth to the connection of the creative genius of Whedon. A highly entertaining collection, this book is a must have for all those whom are a dedicated fan.

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