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Newswire: Joss Whedon is a Buffy/Spike ’shipper

Joss Whedon returned from his self-imposed exile this week, shaking off the Ultron blues and organizing a new anti-Trump Super PAC with his celebrity friends. The writer and showrunner recently sat down with Complex for an interview about these recent developments, discussing his future plans, his disappointments, his hope to one day make a Star Wars movie, and a bunch of other stuff we don’t care about right now. That’s because Whedon also weighed in on the most important pop culture question of the last 20 years: Buffy/Angel, of Buffy/Spike?

The question centers on Whedon’s career-defining Buffy The Vampire Slayer, and the undead, immortal romances of its title character. Fans have long-debated the relative merits of David Boreanaz’s vamp-with-a-soul, Angel, and James Marsters’ blond-haired bad boy Spike. Now, Whedon has given his own answer: It’s Buffy and Spike, all the way.

“I’m …

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