Release date: January 23, 2019
Publisher: BOOM! Box Studios
“The reimagining of Joss Whedon’s groundbreaking series continues as Drusilla, the self-proclaimed Mistress and her pet, Spike, make their debut with their sights set on Buffy! Meanwhile, Giles is determined to teach Buffy about her destiny, responsibility, blah blah…can someone tell him to chill? How bad can it get?” (via Comixology)
Writer Jordie Bellaire hits all the right tones of youthful sarcasm, quirky colloquialisms, and urban fantasy while avoiding the cliches, caricatures, and casual racism/misogyny typical of Joss Whedon’s works (and I say that as a fan who has rewatched Buffy and Angel so many times I’ve lost count). I’m glad Bellaire isn’t just rebooting the show but bringing the characters into the 21st century. She’s doing something spectacular and thoroughly current with an outdated property…
For the rest of my review, head over to Tor.com.
Do the world a favor and buy these from an indie comic book store or borrow it from your local public library.