Geek god Joss Whedon is back in the spotlight -- if he ever actually left it -- thanks to word that The Avengers spin-off TV series S.H.I.E.L.D. on the fast track to production, and the revelation that he was approached to direct Star Wars: Episode VII but had to turn it down due to his commitment to the Avengers sequel.
I like Iron Man, Captain America, the Hulk and the rest of the gang, and I also would have loved to have seen Whedon's take on a galaxy far, far away. But there aren't enough superheroes or star warriors in the whole wide 'verse to make me forget Whedon's most lovable team of misfits and malcontents.
No, Scoobyphiles, I don't mean Buffy, Angel and Sunnydale's slayers, slackers and supernatural citizens. I'm talking about Capt. Mal Reynolds, Zoe, Jayne and the rest of Firefly's family of spacefaring ne'er-do-wells.