Bunch of comic book and comic book movie-related stuff broke over the weekend, so here’s a quick recap of the most important points.

First up, Collider took part in a conference call with Joss Whedon, who is tapped to direct The Avengers for Marvel. The frequently self-deprecating Whedon said of his own abilities, “I have no directing skills.” Thanks to the rather lame conference call format, there is apparently no follow-up to that. Next time someone gets in a room with Whedon, the topic of directorial ability (and his vision of what directing skills are or should be) has to come up. Because Serenity seems to demonstrate that he’s better than he gives himself credit for.

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