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Buffy Comic Issue
Jonathan: Codename: Comrades
Jonathan comic
Publication date January 03, 2001
Published by Dark Horse
Pages 22
Creative Team
Written by Jane Espenson
Penciller(s) Cliff Richards
Inker(s) Andy Owens
Colorist(s) Guy Major
publication order
first issue in series
final issue in series

Jonathan is a comic, a story based on the Buffy the Vampire Slayer television series.


Only one person can save Sunnydale from Russian vampire mobsters, surprisingly that is Jonathan Levinson. Jonathan gets help from the Slayer and her pals. It seems Jonathan is quite the legend, and appears to be admired by the whole of Sunnydale.

Background information

The comic is a direct prequel to the "Superstar" episode. The issue is subtitled "Codename: Comrades".


Canonical issues

This comic is considered to have disputed canon, because it was written by Jane Espenson, part of the Buffy writing staff, in connection with an aired episode that she also wrote.