| The subject of this article is non-canonical.|
While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse.
Summer sizzles as Buffy and her pals continue their quest to stem the tide of evil that is rampant on Earth! In this action-packed issue, Selke and the Doctor continue their scheming and hit upon the solution to Selke’s “cosmetic” complaints. Meanwhile, a jilted student at Sunnydale High learns a valuable lesson in gender relations. All the monsters and mayhem of the hit television show, captured in a monthly comic. This July, when things are heating up outside, kick back with the coolest comic around!
- Buffy tells Amy they know magic can have bad consequences, a likely reference to the love spell gone bad the witch cast in "Bewitched, Bothered and Bewildered".
- Still human, Amy will eventually become a rat for two years, after one of her own spells once again gone bad ("Gingerbread").
- Angel (Only mentioned)
- Cordelia Chase
- Dr. Flitter
- Rupert Giles
- Alexander Harris
- Amy Madison
- Daniel Osbourne
- Mr. Ralbovsky
- Willow Rosenberg
- Rouleau (Only mentioned)
- Sandstrom (Only mentioned)
- Schneider (Only mentioned)
- Buffy Summers
- Swanson (Only mentioned)
- Todd Dahl
Organizations and titles
Weapons and objects
- Unidentified man, bitten by Selke.
- Two unidentified vampires, staked by Buffy Summers.
- An unidentified vampire, staked by Rupert Giles.
Behind the scenes
- The title is a reference to the song "A Boy Named Sue" (1969), continuing the thread of classic songs for titles since Hey, Good Lookin', Part One.
- The photo cover features a promotional picture taken for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 3.
- Differently from other representations, at this point the comic issues had vampires also able to transform into green creatures with red eyes, pointy ears, a wide mouth, and long teeth. Although, this seems more like an artistic choice, not having direct consequence to the stories.
Pop culture references
- Buffy jokes about Goosebumps novella series.
- Todd mentions his band appearing on MTV channel.
- Cordelia compares Buffy’s work as a Slayer to ER television series.
- Italian: "Un Ragazzo di Nome Sue" (A Boy Named Sue)