Dr. Horrible's Sing Along Blog
December 12 2018
House of M is very proud to present Dr. Horrible's Sing-Along Blog where an aspiring supervillain must balance his career and his pursuit of a beautiful do-gooder. Dr. Horrible has developed a serious following over the years and we are proud to tackle it on as a project and adapt it to the Comiccon stage.
The movie was written by writer/director Joss Whedon, his brothers Zack Whedon, Jed Whedon, and writer/actress Maurissa Tancharoen. The team wrote the musical during the 2007–2008 Writers Guild of America strike. The idea was to create something small and inexpensive, yet professionally done, in a way that would circumvent the issues that were being protested during the strike. The story follows Billy, A.K.A. Dr. Horrible, a budding super-villain whose plans for world domination continually go awry. His two goals: getting accepted into the Evil League of Evil, and working up the guts to speak to his laundromat crush Penny. The only thing standing in his way is Captain Hammer, Billy's superhero arch-nemesis. With one big score, Billy could get into the E.L.E. and earn the respect of Penny, but only if he can keep her away from the dashing Captain Hammer...