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. Initially, titles in this meta-series were an extension of the TV series, but later they became the official continuation of it.


The meta-series focused on the adventures of Buffy Summers and her closest friends and allies as they fought against vampires, demons, and other forces of darkness.


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Trade Paperbacks

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic
Cover Title Issues Release Date
The Remaining Sunlight The Remaining Sunlight 1-3 + MacGuffins March 24, 1999
Written by: Andi Watson Artist: Joe Bennett
For 17-year-old Buffy Summers, slaying vampires is as common as doing homework—except she has better luck fighting the undead than writing term papers! This volume collects the wildly popular first three issues of the comic-book series based on the hit television show. Included, at no extra charge, is the hard-to-find Dark Horse Presents 10-page adventure, presented in color for the first time. Hurry, while supplies last!
Uninvited Guests Uninvited Guests 4-7 November 10, 1999
Written by: Andi Watson; Dan Brereton Artist: Hector Gomez
Everyone's favorite champion of goodness is back in a new trade-paperback edition, collecting issues four through seven of the hit ongoing series. Follow Buffy as she battles ice imps, Puritans, hellhounds, and even a demon for good measure! The fourth collection in the sell-out series, this one is a must-have for Buffy aficionados. Otherwise, you're just a loser!
Bad Blood Bad Blood 9-11 April 5, 2000
Written by: Andi Watson Artist: Joe Bennett
Buffy the next runway supermodel? Believe it! Buffy pursues a potential modeling career only to learn that beauty isn't just skin deep. Selke, the vampire Buffy thought was killed in a mausoleum fire, returns with a vengeance, and convinces a plastic surgeon to find a solution to her "cosmetic" complaints. She's back, and she's out for blood literally! Expanding the mythos of television's hottest horror/adventure series, Bad Blood is high-stakes graphic-novel entertainment served up Buffy-style!
Crash Test Demons Crash Test Demons 13-15 July 12, 2000
Written by: Andi Watson Artist: Cliff Richards
As Sunnydale becomes an increasingly hazardous place to re-kill the undead, the ante is upped as Buffy must again confront her old enemy Selke. And she's back with bad blood -- a supernatural brew that can dramatically increase a vampire's powers! 
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic (Mini-Series)

Buffy Season Eight - Trade Paperbacks

Buffy Season Nine - Trade Paperbacks

Buffy Season Ten - Trade Paperbacks

Buffy Season Eleven - Trade Paperbacks


Buffy Deluxe Hardcover Library Edition


Behind the scenes

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). In 2003 production on the Buffy meta-series halted and Dark Horse started producing canonical works in other meta-series (Tales of the Slayers, Tales of the Vampires, and 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. In 2011 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Nine followed. In 2014 Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten followed.

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