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'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''' is the fifty-fifth issue of ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic]]'' comic book series.
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'''''{{PAGENAME}}''''' is the fifty-fifth issue of the ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic]]'' comic book series. It was written and illustrated by [[Paul Lee]].
   
 
==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
Continuing the look into [[Buffy]]'s life before [[Sunnydale]], we take a detour with [[Dawn]]  a mysterious package is accidentally delivered to the younger [[Summers family|Summers]] sister, and the enchanted teddy bear [[Hoopy the Bear|Hoopy]] wreaks havoc upon the life of the little ten year old. Intended to destroy the [[Slayer]], the gift leads Dawn unwittingly into her first adventure, years before she'd ever be accepted into the [[Scooby Gang]].<ref>https://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/12-222/</ref>
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Continuing the look into [[Buffy]]’s life before [[Sunnydale]], we take a detour with [[Dawn Summers|Dawn]]  a mysterious package is accidentally delivered to the younger [[Summers family|Summers]] sister, and the enchanted teddy bear [[Hoopy the Bear|Hoopy]] wreaks havoc upon the life of the little ten year old. Intended to destroy the [[Slayer]], the gift leads Dawn unwittingly into her first adventure, years before she’d ever be accepted into the [[Scooby Gang]].<ref>[https://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/12-222/ “Buffy the Vampire Slayer #55 Dawn and Hoopy the Bear”]. ''[[Dark Horse Comics]]''. Retrieved October 10, 2017‎.</ref>
   
 
==Continuity==
 
==Continuity==
*This story includes the memories around [[Dawn Summers]], only to be created in "[[Buffy vs. Dracula]]."
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*This story includes the false memories around Dawn Summers, before she was created in "[[Buffy vs. Dracula]]."
*The story takes place during [[Buffy]]'s mission in [[Las Vegas]] ("[[Viva Las Buffy!]]").
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*Buffy, Dawn, and [[Joyce Summers]] are yet to move to Sunnydale, making this story previous to the series’ debut episode "[[Welcome to the Hellmouth]]."
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*The story takes place during Buffy’s mission in [[Las Vegas]] ("[[Viva Las Buffy!]]").
 
*[[Hoopy the Bear]], first seen in ''[[Withdrawal]]'', has his origins revealed.
 
*[[Hoopy the Bear]], first seen in ''[[Withdrawal]]'', has his origins revealed.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
 
 
===Individuals===
 
===Individuals===
 
*Allie
 
*Allie
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*Matthew
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*Mindy
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*Ms. Olshan
 
*[[Buffy Summers]] {{FBO}}
 
*[[Buffy Summers]] {{FBO}}
 
*[[Dawn Summers]]
 
*[[Dawn Summers]]
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*[[Hoopy the Bear]]
 
*[[Hoopy the Bear]]
 
*[[Joyce Summers]]
 
*[[Joyce Summers]]
*Matthew
 
 
*Matthew's mother
 
*Matthew's mother
*Mindy
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===Organizations and titles===
*Ms. Olshan
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*[[Slayer]] {{FBO}}
 
===Organizations and Titles===
 
 
*[[Summers family]]
 
*[[Summers family]]
*[[Slayer]] {{Om}}
 
 
 
===Species===
 
===Species===
 
*[[Demon]]
 
*[[Demon]]
*[[D'Jinn]]
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*[[D'jinn]]
 
*[[Human]]
 
*[[Human]]
 
*[[Vampire]]
 
*[[Vampire]]
 
 
===Locations===
 
===Locations===
 
*[[Los Angeles]], USA
 
*[[Los Angeles]], USA
**[[Summers residence (Los Angeles)]]
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**[[Summers residence (Los Angeles)|Summers residence]]
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===Weapons and objects===
===Weapons and Objects===
 
 
*[[Mr. Gordo]]
 
*[[Mr. Gordo]]
   
==Death Count==
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==Death count==
*One [[vampire]], decapitated by [[Hoopy the Bear]].
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*An unidentified vampire, beheaded by [[Hoopy the Bear]].
   
==Behind the Scenes==
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==Behind the scenes==
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===Production===
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*The photo cover has a promotional photo for [[Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 5)|''Buffy the Vampire Slayer'' season 5]].
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*This story is part of the first book of the ''Buffy: Year One'' trilogy, the last stories of ''Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic'', about Buffy Summers as a Slayer before her arrival in Sunnydale.
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*The “Hoop” bear is a parody from the character [[Wikipedia:Winnie-the-Pooh|Pooh Bear]], their names reverse from each other.
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*Dawn’s plush elephant is called Horton in reference to the artist [[Brian Horton]].
   
===Trivia===
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===International titles===
* The photo cover has a promotional photo for ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 5)|Buffy the Vampire Slayer]]''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer (season 5)| season 5]], edited by [[Dave Stewart]].
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*'''French:''' ''Dawn et Hoopy l’Ourson'' (Dawn and Hoopy the Bear)
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*'''German:''' ''Dawn & Hoopy, der När'' (Dawn & Hoopy, the Bear)
*[[Dawn]]'s plush elephant is called "Horton," in reference to artist [[Brian Horton]].
 
   
 
===Collections===
 
===Collections===
 
*"[[Slayer, Interrupted (2003)|Slayer, Interrupted]]"
 
*"[[Slayer, Interrupted (2003)|Slayer, Interrupted]]"
 
*"[[Omnibus: Volume 1]]"
 
*"[[Omnibus: Volume 1]]"
*"Buffy Classic 4: Dawn and Hoopy the Bear"
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*"Buffy [[Classic]] 4: Dawn and Hoopy the Bear"
   
===Pop Culture References===
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===Pop culture references===
*The "Hoop" bear is a parody from the character [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Winnie-the-Pooh Pooh Bear].
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*Dawn plays video game in the [[Wikipedia:Nintendo 64|Nintendo 64]] console.
*[[Dawn]] plays video game in the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nintendo_64 Nintendo 64] console.
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*A vampire compares Dawn to the [[Wikipedia:Chicken McNuggets|McNugget]] processed meal.
*A vampire compares Dawn to a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Chicken_McNuggets McNugget].
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*Matthew mentions the character [[Wikipedia:Chucky (Child's Play)|Chucky]], the murderous possessed doll.
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
===Cover Artwork===
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===Cover artwork===
 
<gallery captionalign="center">
 
<gallery captionalign="center">
 
BC-55-00b.jpg|Paul Lee main cover
 
BC-55-00b.jpg|Paul Lee main cover
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BC-55-01b.png|Photo cover
 
</gallery>
 
</gallery>
   
 
==References==
 
==References==
<references />
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{{References}}
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[[Category:Buffy comics]]
 
[[Category:Dark Horse Classic]]
 
[[Category:Dark Horse Classic]]

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Dawn and Hoopy the Bear is the fifty-fifth issue of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series. It was written and illustrated by Paul Lee.

SynopsisEdit

Continuing the look into Buffy’s life before Sunnydale, we take a detour with Dawn — a mysterious package is accidentally delivered to the younger Summers sister, and the enchanted teddy bear Hoopy wreaks havoc upon the life of the little ten year old. Intended to destroy the Slayer, the gift leads Dawn unwittingly into her first adventure, years before she’d ever be accepted into the Scooby Gang.[1]

ContinuityEdit

AppearancesEdit

IndividualsEdit

Organizations and titlesEdit

SpeciesEdit

LocationsEdit

Weapons and objectsEdit

Death countEdit

Behind the scenesEdit

ProductionEdit

  • The photo cover has a promotional photo for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 5.
  • This story is part of the first book of the Buffy: Year One trilogy, the last stories of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic, about Buffy Summers as a Slayer before her arrival in Sunnydale.
  • The “Hoop” bear is a parody from the character Pooh Bear, their names reverse from each other.
  • Dawn’s plush elephant is called Horton in reference to the artist Brian Horton.

International titlesEdit

  • French: Dawn et Hoopy l’Ourson (Dawn and Hoopy the Bear)
  • German: Dawn & Hoopy, der När (Dawn & Hoopy, the Bear)

CollectionsEdit

Pop culture referencesEdit

  • Dawn plays video game in the Nintendo 64 console.
  • A vampire compares Dawn to the McNugget processed meal.
  • Matthew mentions the character Chucky, the murderous possessed doll.

GalleryEdit

Cover artworkEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. “Buffy the Vampire Slayer #55 Dawn and Hoopy the Bear”. Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved October 10, 2017‎.
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