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Angel #5 is the fifth issue of Angel comic book series. Written by Bryan Edward Hill and illustrated by Gleb Melnikov, it was originally published on September 25, 2019 by Boom! Studios.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

After teetering between Sunnydale and Los Angeles, Angel now knows exactly what his mission is — to make sure the Hellmouth stays sealed! He'll stop anyone who gets in his way, be it friend or foe, vampire… or Slayer.[1]

Continuity[edit | edit source]

  • The flashback takes place ten years before, circa 2009.
  • The vampire identifies himself as Luka, to be revealed as Okasa in Angel #6.
  • Gunn's childhood friend, Tyler, will have his name first mentioned in Angel + Spike #14.
  • The issue ends with Angel's perspective of the Hellmouth being activated in Buffy the Vampire Slayer #8.

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Death count[edit | edit source]

  • Unidentified boy, bitten by Okasa (in flashback).
  • Unidentified vampire, staked by Gunn.
  • Three vampires, staked by Angel.

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  • Angel #5 was the 176th best selling comic issue in its publishing month, with 12,248 sales in September 2019 at comic specialty stores.[2]

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