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While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse continuity.

City of Despair is a crossover comic story between Angel and Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series. Written by Tom Fassbender and Jim Pascoe, and illustrated by Cliff Richards, it was originally published by Dark Horse Comics on November 29, 2000.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Buffy and Angel's astral essences are captured and forced to fight gladiatorial battles in the City of Despair, where escape is thought to be impossible.

Continuity[edit | edit source]

  • Joyce asks Buffy if she's dating, only meeting Buffy's boyfriend in episode "Restless".
  • Angel mentions Buffy's new boyfriend, as she revealed her relationship to him in "Sanctuary".

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Death count[edit | edit source]

  • Unidentified demon, killed by Kor.
  • Unidentified demon, killed by Angel.
  • Unidentified demon, killed by Buffy.
  • Kor, killed by an unidentified demon.

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International titles[edit | edit source]

  • Italian: La Città della Disperazione (The City of Despair)

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