THIS COULD BE AN OVERDOSE OF BUFFY NEWS — IF THAT WERE ACTUALLY POSSIBLE
There’s Buffy news galore this week!
The fourth issue of the new Buffy comic series was released earlier
this month, and in it we get a hint that the person secretly in love with Buffy may be the
slayer Satsu, because she loans Buffy her chapstick and it tastes like cinnamon
(if you don’t know what I’m talking about, read this).
But knowing Joss, it could just as easily be a misdirect. Here’s the revealing
Unfortunately, the next issue of the comic won’t be out until August, and it’s
most likely going to be Willow-free, since it’s focused on one of the slayers
who acts as a Buffy decoy. (That’s what I need, my own decoy! One who could go to work for me while I stay home and watch Buffy marathons.)
Here’s the cover art for No. 5, featuring the decoy slayer about to rip off her
And a cool panel from it, too:
Earlier this week, Dark Horse announced the July 25th release of a new 300-page compendium of comics, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus, Vol. 1, that tells the story of Buffy before she came to Sunnydale.
2, which will be released in September, will compile Buffy comics
that correspond with the first three seasons of the show. In other words: It’s
Other cool Buffy news: The Buffy Musical Big Screen Extravaganza is
tour around the country, hitting cities from Seattle to Atlanta to Detroit.
Don’t know what I’m talking about? Think a midnight Rocky Horror Picture
Show-type screening with Buffy props, crowd interaction and a
live cast (The Uncool Kids) acting out scenes from the show’s sixth-season musical
episode, "Once More With Feeling":