‘The Avengers’ director tweeted two sketches of his beloved cult series in response to a fan’s request for ‘more Buffy the Vampire Slayer please.’
Have a wish for Joss Whedon? If you tweet him, he just might grant it.
Whedon is currently one of Hollywood’s biggest directors due to helming the 2012 superhero blockbuster “The Avengers” and its upcoming sequel. But he also has a passionate fan base as the creator of cult TV shows “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” and “Firefly,” both of which ended their runs in 2003.
When a fan tweeted at the 50-year-old on July 5 to “summon” him, Whedon responded by asking “what (i)s your bidding DON’T WISH FOR MORE WISHES.”
“Money!” the fan responded. “Wait. No. More Buffy the Vampire Slayer please.”
“Your wish is my command here ya go,” Whedon wrote, posting a pencil drawing on a napkin that featured the lead character Buffy Summers staking a vampire declaring his love for her.
The sketch playfully reflected Buffy's penchant for romantic relationships with the undead, and also noted that the staking was a “metaphor” and that Buffy had “good fashion.”
After Whedon’s drawing went viral, the fan told Whedon on Monday that “your drawing has commandeered my notifications this past week.”
After the ‘Buffy’ sketch went viral, Joss Whedon tweeted a sequel to 'Firefly' Monday.
“Then let’s get this starty parted,” he tweeted, along with a drawing he titled “Firefly: The New Lame Drawing.”
The latest sketch, this time on lined yellow paper, shows lead character Captain Mal Reynolds as “strong” and “silent,” and notably shows deceased character Wash, who was killed in the 2005 spinoff film “Serenity,” exclaiming “I didn’t die!”
Whedon’s drawing compared Wash to Agent Coulson from “The Avengers,” who died in the film only to be revived in the spinoff series “Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.”
Whedon has yet to provide drawings to “conclude” his other beloved series, “Angel” and “Dollhouse”. He is currently at work on “The Avengers: Age of Ultron,” which is set to hit theaters May 1, 2015.