Angel (TV): Nicholas Brendon's manager has released an official statement about recent rumours that Xander would move over to the spin-off: "Nick will absolutely not be going over to 'Angel'. The possibility has never been entertained, nor would Nick be interested if it had been mentioned"
I mainly just read the collections. I don't have the patience to sit around for a month for resolution to a story. That being said, the best I've read recently has been Alan Moore's run on Swamp Thing.