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This article is about the Season Eleven miniseries. For other uses, see Giles.


"Giles: Girl Blue" is a miniseries under the banner of Season Eleven meta-series, which acted as a spin-off of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eleven comic book series.

Premise

Rupert Giles returns to high school! But this time — as a grown man living in a teenage body — Giles will be a student instead of a teacher. At an inner-city Los Angeles school, when a mystical influence is detected and teachers start to go missing, Giles enrolls to investigate. What he finds is more than vampires and demons… something unusual and frightening is happening here. If Giles can get through one day as a student, he’ll have a chance to find out who, what, and where, but high school is still hell.[1]

Continuity

Appearances

Publications

The series includes 4 issues, collected in one trade paperback.

Issues

Cover Title Issues Release Date
Giles miniseries Girl Blue, Part One #1 February 28, 2018
Written by: Erika Alexander & Joss Whedon Artist: Jon Lam
From Joss Whedon and Erika Alexander comes a series that returns Buffy’s Rupert Giles to high school! But this time — as a grown man living in a teenage body — Giles will be a student instead of a teacher. At an inner-city LA-area school, when a mystical influence is detected and teachers start to go missing, Giles enrolls to investigate. What he finds is more than vampires and demons; something unusual and frightening is happening here. If Giles can get through one day as a student, he’ll have a chance to find out who, what, and where – but high school is still hell, y’all.
Gilesmini02-00a Girl Blue, Part Two #2 March 28, 2018
Written by: Erika Alexander & Joss Whedon Artist: Jon Lam
High school life is a rough go for Rupert Giles­­ — as if being a grown man living inside a teenage body wasn’t hard enough. Crushing on each other, Giles and his mysterious new friend, Roux, navigate around the bullies in the hallways while they investigate the school-wide threat and missing staff and students — which they are certain is connected to some kind of demon…
Gilesmini03-00a Girl Blue, Part Three #3 April 25, 2018
Written by: Erika Alexander & Joss Whedon Artist: Jon Lam
Love is complicated. For a guy and a girl, both aware the other is keeping secrets, they shouldn’t even consider love. But for Giles and Roux there hasn’t been a choice: uneasy allies, they’ve been falling in love while working together against a demon. But “trying” to trust one another isn’t working anymore. Roux will finally tell Giles her secrets… or he may have to kill her.
Gilesmini04-00a Girl Blue, Part Four #4 May 23, 2018
Written by: Erika Alexander & Joss Whedon Artist: Jon Lam
Teen-aged Rupert Giles made his return to high school and in the process uncovered a demon underneath the school, and a very-attractive-yet-mysterious girl, Roux. As he prepares for the final showdown with the demon, Giles is troubled by revelations about Roux, and her extracurricular activities that aren’t the most savory…

Collections

Cover Title Issues Release Date
Girl Blue TPB "Girl Blue" #01–04 July 17, 2018
Written by: Erika Alexander & Joss Whedon Artist: Jon Lam
From Joss Whedon and Erika Alexander comes a series that returns Buffy’s Rupert Giles to high school! But this time — as a grown man living in a teenage body — Giles will be a student instead of a teacher. At an inner-city LA-area school, when a mystical influence is detected and teachers start to go missing, Giles enrolls to investigate. With the help of a new friend from class, Roux, Giles finds something more than vampires and demons… Something unusual and frightening is happening here. If Giles can get through a few days as a student, he’ll have a chance to find out who, what, and where — but high school is still hell, y’all.

External Links

References

  1. "NYCC 2017: The Watcher Becomes the Student". Dark Horse Comics, October 04, 2017. Retrieved October 04, 2017‎.