"Last Gleaming" is the eighth and final volume of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight trade paperbacks, collecting issues thirty-six to forty of the comic book series, as well as the one-shot Riley: Commitment Through Distance, Virtue Through Sin.


The season finale is here! At long last, the Big Bad stands revealed — Angel is back, and it’s tearing the Scoobies apart, testing the limits of their friendship. But Twilight’s unmasking is only the beginning, and Buffy must still face the ultimate betrayal.[1]


Behind the Scenes


  • Cover gallery and sketchbook.

International Titles

  • Italian: L'Ultimo Bagliore (The Last Gleaming)
  • German: Der letzte Widerstand (The Last Stand)
  • Italian: La Dernière Lueur (The Last Gleaming)
  • Spanish: El Último Destello (The Last Gleaming)
  • Turkish: Son Parıltı (Last Gleaming)


  • "Last Gleaming" was the second best selling graphic novel of its publishing month, with 6,804 sales in June 2011 at comic specialty stores.[2]

  1. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Volume 7: Twilight TPB"Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved December 12, 2017.
  2. "Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--June 2011". ICv2,  August 1, 2011. Retrieved December 12, 2017.