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'''''"Buffy the Vampire Slayer"''''' (or ''Buffy'' for short) is a comic book meta-series. Initially, titles in this meta-series were an extension of the [[Buffy the Vampire Slayer|TV series]], but later they became the official continuation of it.'''''<nowiki/>'''''
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[[File:buffylogos9.jpg|236px|right|The current Buffy logo]]
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'''''Buffy the Vampire Slayer''''' (or ''Buffy'' for short) is a comic book meta-series published by [[Dark Horse Comics]]. Initially, titles in this meta-series were an extension of the [[Buffy the Vampire Slayer|TV series]], but later they became the official continuation of it.
   
 
==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
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==Stories==
 
==Stories==
===Main series===
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==='''Main Series'''===
'''Canon'''
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====Canon====
 
*[[Buffy: The High School Years|''Buffy: The High School Years'']] (3 graphic novels)
 
*[[Buffy: The High School Years|''Buffy: The High School Years'']] (3 graphic novels)
 
*''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight]]'' (40 issues)
 
*''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight]]'' (40 issues)
 
*''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Nine]]'' (25 issues)
 
*''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Nine]]'' (25 issues)
* [[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten'']] (30 issues)
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*''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten]]'' (30 issues)
* ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eleven]]'' (12 issues)
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*''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eleven]]'' (12 issues)
'''Non-Canon'''
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====Non-Canon====
* ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic]]'' (63 issues)
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*''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic]]'' (63 issues)
   
===Mini-series===
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==='''Mini-Series'''===
'''Canon'''
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====Canon====
 
*"[[The Origin]]" (3 issues)
 
*"[[The Origin]]" (3 issues)
*"[[Willow: Wonderland|Willow: Wonderland]]" (5 issues) <small>(under [[Season Nine]] series)</small>
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*"[[Willow: Wonderland|Willow: Wonderland]]" (5 issues) <small>(under ''Season Nine'' series)</small>
* "[[Spike: A Dark Place]]" (5 issues) <small>(under [[Season Nine]] series)</small>
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*"[[Spike: A Dark Place]]" (5 issues) <small>(under ''Season Nine'' series)</small>
* "[[Giles (miniseries)|Giles]]" (4 issues) <small>(under [[Season Eleven]] series)</small>
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*"[[Giles (miniseries)|Giles]]" (4 issues) <small>(under [[Season Eleven]] series)</small>
   
'''Non-Canon'''
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====Non-Canon====
 
*"[[Spike & Dru]]" (3 issues)
 
*"[[Spike & Dru]]" (3 issues)
 
*"[[Angel: The Hollower]]" (3 issues)
 
*"[[Angel: The Hollower]]" (3 issues)
 
*"[[Oz (comic)|Oz]]" (3 issues)
 
*"[[Oz (comic)|Oz]]" (3 issues)
* "[[Haunted (Buffy comic)|Haunted]]" (4 issues)
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*"[[Haunted (Buffy comic)|Haunted]]" (4 issues)
 
*"[[Willow & Tara: Wilderness|Willow & Tara: Wilderness]]" (2 issues)
 
*"[[Willow & Tara: Wilderness|Willow & Tara: Wilderness]]" (2 issues)
===One-shot===
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'''Canon'''
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==='''One-Shots'''===
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====Canon====
 
*''[[Willow: Goddesses and Monsters]]''
 
*''[[Willow: Goddesses and Monsters]]''
* ''[[The Thrill]]'' (<small>Crossover between Season Eight and ''[[Tales]] ''meta-series)</small>
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*''[[The Thrill]]'' <small>(crossover between Season Eight and ''[[Tales]] ''meta-series)</small>
* ''[[Riley: Commitment Through Distance, Virtue Through Sin]]''
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*''[[Riley: Commitment Through Distance, Virtue Through Sin]]''
'''Non-Canon'''
 
* ''[[The Dust Waltz]]''
 
* "[[Ring of Fire]]"
 
* ''[[Giles: Beyond the Pale]]''
 
* ''[[Jonathan: Codename: Comrades]]''
 
* "[[Lover's Walk (comic)|Lover's Walk]]"
 
* ''[[WannaBlessedBe]]''
 
* ''[[Lost and Found (one shot)|Lost and Found]]''
 
* ''[[Reunion (comic)|Reunion]]''
 
* ''[[Chaos Bleeds (comic)|Chaos Bleeds]]''
 
===Shorts===
 
'''Canon'''
 
*''[[Always Darkest]] ''
 
* ''[[Carpe Noctem, Part One]] ''(<small>under both ''[[Tales]]'' meta-series and [[Season Eight|''Season Eight'']])</small>
 
* ''[[Carpe Noctem, Part Two]] ''(<small>under both ''Tales'' meta-series and ''Season Eight'')</small>
 
* ''[[Harmony Bites]] ''
 
* ''[[Harmony Comes to the Nation]] ''
 
* ''[[Vampy Cat Play Friend]] ''
 
   
* ''[[Magical Mystery Tour, Featuring the Beetles|Magical Mystery Tour, Featuring The Beetles]]''
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====Non-Canon====
* ''[[In Space No One Can Hear You Slay]]''
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*''[[The Dust Waltz]]''
* ''[[Love vs. Life]]''
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*"[[Ring of Fire]]"
* ''[[Where Are They Now?]]''
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*''[[Giles: Beyond the Pale]]''
* ''[[No Need to Fear, the Slayer is Here]]'' '''<small> </small>'''<small>(under the [[Buffy: The High School Years|''Buffy: The High School Years'']] series)</small>
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*''[[Jonathan: Codename: Comrades]]''
'''Non-Canon'''
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*"[[Lover's Walk (comic)|Lover's Walk]]"
* ''[[MacGuffins]]''
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*''[[WannaBlessedBe]]''
* ''[[Dance With Me]]''
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*''[[Lost and Found (one shot)|Lost and Found]]''
* [[Rogues Gallery|''Rogues Gallery"'']]
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*''[[Reunion (comic)|Reunion]]''
* ''[[Hello Moon]]''
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*''[[Chaos Bleeds (comic)|Chaos Bleeds]]''
* ''[[Cursed (comic)|Cursed]]''
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==='''Shorts'''===
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====Canon====
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*''[[Always Darkest]]''
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*''[[Carpe Noctem, Part One]]'' <small>(under both ''Tales'' meta-series and ''Season Eight'')</small>
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*''[[Carpe Noctem, Part Two]]'' <small>(under both ''Tales'' meta-series and ''Season Eight'')</small>
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*''[[Harmony Bites]]''
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*''[[Harmony Comes to the Nation]]''
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*''[[Vampy Cat Play Friend]]''
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*''[[Magical Mystery Tour, Featuring the Beetles]]''
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*''[[In Space No One Can Hear You Slay]]''
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*''[[Love vs. Life]]''
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*''[[Where Are They Now?]]''
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*''[[No Need to Fear, the Slayer is Here]]'' <small>(under the ''[[Buffy: The High School Years]]'' series)</small>
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====Non-Canon====
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*''[[MacGuffins]]''
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*''[[Dance With Me]]''
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*''[[Rogues Gallery]]''
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*''[[Hello Moon]]''
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*''[[Cursed (comic)|Cursed]]''
 
*''[[Dead Love]]''
 
*''[[Dead Love]]''
* ''[[Play with Fire]]''
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*''[[Play with Fire]]''
 
*''[[Stinger]]''
 
*''[[Stinger]]''
* ''[[The Latest Craze]]''
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*''[[The Latest Craze]]''
* ''[[Bad Dog]]''
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*''[[Bad Dog]]''
* ''[[Killing Time]]''
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*''[[Killing Time]]''
 
*''[[Take Back the Night]]''
 
*''[[Take Back the Night]]''
* [[City of Despair|''City of Despair'']]
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*''[[City of Despair]]''
* [[One Small Promise|''One Small Promise'']]
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*''[[One Small Promise]]''
* ''[[Punish Me With Kisses]]''
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*''[[Punish Me With Kisses]]''
* ''[[Who Made Who?|Who Made Who]]?''
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*''[[Who Made Who?]]''
* ''[[Haunted (Dark Horse Extra comic)|Haunted (Prologue)]]''
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*''[[Haunted (Dark Horse Extra comic)|Haunted (Prologue)]]''
* ''[[Demonology Menagerie, Part One|Demonology Menagerie]] ''(<small>Part 1 & 2)</small>
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*''[[Demonology Menagerie]]'' <small>(parts 1 and 2)</small>
* ''[[Mall Rats]]''
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*''[[Mall Rats]]''
* ''[[Angels We Have Seen on High|Angel We Have Seen On High]]''
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*''[[Angels We Have Seen on High]]''
== Collections ==
 
   
=== Trade Paperbacks ===
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==Collections==
   
==== '''''Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic''''' ====
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==='''Trade Paperbacks'''===
* Volume 1: "[[The Remaining Sunlight]]"
 
* Volume 2: "[[Uninvited Guests]]"
 
* Volume 3: "[[Bad Blood]]"
 
* Volume 4: "[[Crash Test Demons]]"
 
* Volume 5: "[[Pale Reflections]]"
 
* Volume 6: "[[The Blood of Carthage]]"
 
* Volume 7: "[[Food Chain]]"
 
* Volume 8: "[[Past Lives]]"
 
* Volume 9: "[[Autumnal (Buffy comic)|Autumnal]]"
 
* Volume 10: "[[Out of the Woodwork]]"
 
* Volume 11: "[[False Memories]]"
 
* Volume 12: "[[Ugly Little Monsters]]"
 
* Volume 13: "[[Haunted (Buffy comic)|Haunted]]"
 
* Volume 14: "[[The Death of Buffy]]"
 
* Volume 15: "[[Note from the Underground]]"
 
* Volume 16: "[[Viva Las Buffy!]]"
 
* Volume 17: "[[Slayer, Interrupted (2003)|Slayer, Interrupted]]"
 
* Volume 18: "[[A Stake to the Heart]]"
 
   
==== '''''Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic'' (Mini-Series)''' ====
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====''Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic''====
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*Volume 1: "[[The Remaining Sunlight]]"
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*Volume 2: "[[Uninvited Guests]]"
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*Volume 3: "[[Bad Blood]]"
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*Volume 4: "[[Crash Test Demons]]"
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*Volume 5: "[[Pale Reflections]]"
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*Volume 6: "[[The Blood of Carthage]]"
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*Volume 7: "[[Food Chain]]"
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*Volume 8: "[[Past Lives]]"
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*Volume 9: "[[Autumnal (Buffy comic)|Autumnal]]"
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*Volume 10: "[[Out of the Woodwork]]"
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*Volume 11: "[[False Memories]]"
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*Volume 12: "[[Ugly Little Monsters]]"
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*Volume 13: "[[Haunted (Buffy comic)|Haunted]]"
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*Volume 14: "[[The Death of Buffy]]"
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*Volume 15: "[[Note from the Underground]]"
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*Volume 16: "[[Viva Las Buffy!]]"
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*Volume 17: "[[Slayer, Interrupted (2003)|Slayer, Interrupted]]"
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*Volume 18: "[[A Stake to the Heart]]"
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====''Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic'' Mini-Series====
 
*"[[The Origin]]"
 
*"[[The Origin]]"
* "[[Spike & Dru]]"
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*"[[Spike & Dru]]"
* "[[Angel: The Hollower]]"
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*"[[Angel: The Hollower]]"
 
*"[[Oz (comic)|Oz]]"
 
*"[[Oz (comic)|Oz]]"
* "[[Haunted (Buffy comic)|Haunted]]"
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*"[[Haunted (Buffy comic)|Haunted]]"
 
*"[[Willow & Tara: Wilderness]]"
 
*"[[Willow & Tara: Wilderness]]"
   
==== '''''Buffy Season Eight'' - Trade Paperbacks''' ====
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====''Buffy Season Eight''====
* "[[The Long Way Home]]"
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*"[[The Long Way Home]]"
* "[[No Future for You]]"
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*"[[No Future for You]]"
* "[[Wolves at the Gate]]"
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*"[[Wolves at the Gate]]"
* "[[Time of Your Life]]"
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*"[[Time of Your Life]]"
* "[[Predators and Prey (TPB)|Predators and Prey]]"
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*"[[Predators and Prey (TPB)|Predators and Prey]]"
* "[[Retreat]]"
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*"[[Retreat]]"
* "[[Twilight (story arc)|Twilight]]"
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*"[[Twilight (story arc)|Twilight]]"
* "[[Last Gleaming]]"
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*"[[Last Gleaming]]"
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====''Buffy Season Nine''====
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*"[[Freefall]]"
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*"[[On Your Own]]"
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*"[[Guarded]]"
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*"[[Welcome to the Team]]"
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*"[[The Core]]"
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*"Spike: [[A Dark Place]]"
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*"Willow: [[Wonderland]]"
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====''Buffy Season Ten''====
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*"[[New Rules]]"
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*"[[I Wish]]"
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*"[[Love Dares You]]"
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*"[[Old Demons]]"
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*"[[In Pieces on the Ground]]"
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*"[[Own It]]"
   
==== '''''Buffy Season Nine'' - Trade Paperbacks''' ====
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====''Buffy Season Eleven''====
* "[[Freefall]]"
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*"[[The Spread of Their Evil...]]"
* "[[On Your Own (show)|On Your Own]]"
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*"[[One Girl in All the World]]"
* "[[Guarded]]"
 
* "[[Welcome to the Team]]"
 
* "[[The Core]]"
 
* "Spike: [[A Dark Place]]"
 
* "Willow: [[Wonderland]]"
 
   
==== '''''Buffy Season Ten'' - Trade Paperbacks''' ====
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==='''Omnibus'''===
* "[[New Rules]]"
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====''Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic''====
* "[[I Wish]]"
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*[[Omnibus: Volume 1]]
* "[[Love Dares You]]"
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*[[Omnibus: Volume 2]]
* "[[Old Demons]]"
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*[[Omnibus: Volume 3]]
* "[[In Pieces on the Ground]]"
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*[[Omnibus: Volume 4]]
* "[[Own It]]"
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*[[Omnibus: Volume 5]]
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*[[Omnibus: Volume 6]]
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*[[Omnibus: Volume 7]]
   
==== '''''Buffy Season Eleven'' - Trade Paperbacks''' ====
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====''Buffy Season Eight''====
* "[[The Spread of Their Evil...|The Spread on Their Evil]]"
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*[[Buffy Omnibus: Season 8, Volume 1]]
* "[[One Girl in All the World]]"
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*[[Buffy Omnibus: Season 8, Volume 2]]
   
==== '''Omnibus''' ====
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==='''Hardcover'''===
* [[Omnibus: Volume 1]]
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*[[Season 8 Library Edition, Volume 1]]
* [[Omnibus: Volume 2]]
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*[[Season 8 Library Edition, Volume 2]]
* [[Omnibus: Volume 3]]
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*[[Season 8 Library Edition, Volume 3]]
* [[Omnibus: Volume 4]]
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*[[Season 8 Library Edition, Volume 4]]
* [[Omnibus: Volume 5]]
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*[[Buffy Season Nine Library Edition, Volume 1]]
* [[Omnibus: Volume 6]]
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*[[Buffy Season Nine Library Edition, Volume 2]]
* [[Omnibus: Volume 7]]
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*[[Buffy Season Nine Library Edition, Volume 3]]
* [[Buffy Omnibus: Season 8, Volume 1|Omnibus: Season 8, Volume 1]]
 
* [[Buffy Omnibus: Season 8, Volume 2|Omnibus: Season 8, Volume 2]]
 
   
==== '''''Buffy'' Deluxe Hardcover Library Edition''' ====
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==Other==
* [[Season 8 Library Edition, Volume 1|Season 8 Library Edition volume 1]]
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*"[[Creatures of Habit]]" <small>(illustrated novel)</small>
* [[Season 8 Library Edition, Volume 2|Season 8 Library Edition volume 2]]
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*"[[The First Time]]" <small>(prose short story)</small>
* [[Season 8 Library Edition, Volume 3|Season 8 Library Edition volume 3]]
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*"[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel to Panel|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'': Panel to Panel]]" <small>(coffee table book)</small>
* [[Season 8 Library Edition, Volume 4|Season 8 Library Edition volume 4]]
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*"[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel to Panel - Seasons 8 & 9|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'': Panel to Panel - Seasons 8 & 9]]" <small>(coffee table book)</small>
* [[Buffy Season Nine Library Edition, Volume 1|Season 9 Library Edition volume 1]]
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*"[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Adult Coloring Book|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' Adult Coloring Book]]" <small>(coloring book)</small>
* [[Buffy Season Nine Library Edition, Volume 2|Season 9 Library Edition volume 2]]
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*"[[Big Bads & Monsters Adult Coloring Book|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' Adult Coloring Book: Big Bads & Monsters]]" <small>(coloring book)</small>
* [[Buffy Season Nine Library Edition, Volume 3|Season 9 Library Edition volume 3]]
 
   
=== '''Other''' ===
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==Behind the Scenes==
* "[[Creatures of Habit]]"
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*[[Dark Horse Comics]] published its first ''Buffy'' comic story in [[1998]]: "[[Dust Waltz]]". The initial stories were a non-[[canon]] extension of the television series, with little to no input from its writers. This series was later retitled Classic, to differentiate from the upcoming canon series.
* "[[The First Time]]"
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*In [[2003]], the production for the ''Buffy'' meta-series halted and Dark Horse started producing canonical works in other meta-series: ''[[Tales]]'' and ''[[Fray (series)|Fray]]''.
* "[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel to Panel|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'': Panel to Panel]]"
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*In [[2007]], after a four year publishing hiatus, the first issue of ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight]]'', the canonical continuation of the TV series was published. In [[2011]], ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Nine]]'' followed, then in [[2014]] with ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten]]'', and in [[2016]] with ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eleven]]''.
* "[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel to Panel - Seasons 8 & 9|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'': Panel to Panel - Seasons 8 & 9]]"
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*In 2016, it began the ''[[Buffy: The High School Years]]'', set during season 1 of the television series.
* "[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Adult Coloring Book|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' Adult Coloring Book]]"
 
* "[[Big Bads & Monsters Adult Coloring Book|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' Adult Coloring Book: Big Bads & Monsters]]"
 
   
== Behind the Scenes ==
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==See also==
* Dark Horse Comics published its first ''Buffy'' graphic in 1998 ("[[Dust Waltz]]"). The initial stories a non-canon extension of the television series with little to no input from its writers (this series was later retitled Classic).
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*''[[Tales]]''
* In 2003 production on the ''Buffy'' meta-series halted and Dark Horse started producing canonical works in other meta-series ([[Tales|''Tales'']] and ''[[Fray (series)|Fray]]'').
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*''[[Fray (series)|Fray]]''
* In 2007, after a four year publishing hiatus, the first issue of ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight]]'', the canonical continuation of the TV series was published.
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*[[Angel comics]]
* In 2011 ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Nine]]'' followed. In 2014 [[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten'']] followed.
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*[[Spike comics]]
* In 2016 ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eleven]]'' followed, with only 12 issues, and it began the ''[[Buffy: The High School Years]]'', set during season 1 and 2 of the television series.
 
   
== See also ==
 
* ''[[Tales]]''
 
* ''[[Fray (series)|Fray]]''
 
* ''[[Angel comics|Angel Comics]]''
 
* [[Spike comics|Spike Comics]]
 
 
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Revision as of 06:36, December 16, 2017

This article is about the meta-series. For other uses, see Buffy.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (or Buffy for short) is a comic book meta-series published by Dark Horse Comics. Initially, titles in this meta-series were an extension of the TV series, but later they became the official continuation of it.

Synopsis

The meta-series focused on the adventures of Buffy Summers and the Scooby Gang as they fought against vampires, demons, and other forces of darkness.

Stories

Main Series

Canon

Non-Canon

Mini-Series

Canon

Non-Canon

One-Shots

Canon

Non-Canon

Shorts

Canon

Non-Canon

Collections

Trade Paperbacks

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic Mini-Series

Buffy Season Eight

Buffy Season Nine

Buffy Season Ten

Buffy Season Eleven

Omnibus

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic

Buffy Season Eight

Hardcover

Other

Behind the Scenes

See also

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