|The subject of this article is of alternate canonicity.
While created as part of licensed material, it is not part of the original Buffyverse, but its own developed story.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
With Angel trapped in Sunnydale, the rest of Angel's newly formed team has their hands full dealing with the Hellmouth's fallout in Los Angeles. Will this gang of supernatural crime-solvers be able to protect Los Angeles from the shockwaves of the Hellmouth's opening… and from newly arrived vampire, Spike?
Continuity[edit | edit source]
- Spike arrives in Los Angeles suffering after Drusilla took advantage of his loyalty to stab him to open Sunnydale's Hellmouth (Hellmouth, Part One).
- The boy victim in Gunn's childhood in Angel #5, Tyler, is revealed to be his cousin; Gunn's original counterpart had a younger cousin named Keenan ("First Impressions").
- Spike has his appearance compared to Billy Idol, as his original counterpart was also compared in "Sleeper".
- The vampire previously identified as Luka (Angel #5) is revealed to be named Okasa.
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Individuals[edit | edit source]
- Angel (Only mentioned)
- Baphomet (Only mentioned)
- Winifred Burkle
- Drusilla (Only mentioned)
- Charles Gunn
- Lilah Morgan
- Master (Only mentioned)
- Okasa (Only in flashbacks)
- Tyler (Only mentioned)
- Unidentified waitress
Organizations and titles[edit | edit source]
Species[edit | edit source]
Locations[edit | edit source]
- Italy (Only in flashbacks)
- Los Angeles, USA
- Angel's residence
- Unidentified club
Weapons and objects[edit | edit source]
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
Production[edit | edit source]
- Scott Buoncristiano's cover features the demon D'Hoffryn.
- Goñi Montes's variant cover connect with his own for issues Buffy the Vampire Slayer #9 and Hellmouth, Part Two.
Distribution[edit | edit source]
- Angel #6 was the 215th best selling comic issue in its publishing month, with 11,133 sales in October 2019 at comic specialty stores.
Collections[edit | edit source]
Pop culture references[edit | edit source]
- Lilith wears Tom Ford, a fashion designer whom she describes as owing her a debt for helping in his success.
- Spike wears a shirt of the punk rock band Minor Threat (1980–1983).
- Lilith compares Spike's appearance to musician Billy Idol.
- The waitress attempts a sacrifice for the deity Baphomet.
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Covers[edit | edit source]
Cover artwork[edit | edit source]
Preview[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "HELLMOUTH Forms An All New TEAM SPIKE in ANGEL #6". Boom! Studios, July 8, 2019.
- "Top 500 Comics--October 2019". ICv2, November 11, 2019.