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Bad Blood, Part Six: Lost Highway is the fifteenth issue of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series. It was written by Andi Watson and illustrated by Cliff Richards.


She alone will stand against the vampires… the demons… and the forces of Darkness… wait, she can’t even drive yet! Learning how to operate an automobile is a rite of passage that all teenagers face, the Chosen One being no different. And while Buffy faces the horrors of Drivers’ Ed., Selke and the Doctor are busy breeding disaster for Sunnydale. Does their evil alchemy spell disaster for Buffy and the gang? Have we seen the last of the super-vampires that have plagued Sunnydale lately? Will Buffy get her driving permit?! There’s only one way to find out![1]




Organizations and titlesEdit



  • Tsunami gig


Weapons and objectsEdit

Death countEdit

  • Bob, eaten by the old crew.
  • Two unidentified vampires, staked by Rupert Giles.
  • An unidentified vampire, staked by Angel.
  • Vero, staked by Buffy Summers.
  • Two unidentified vampires, staked by Buffy.

Behind the scenesEdit



  • Lost Highway was the 79th best selling comic issue in its publishing month, with 31,940 sales in November 1999 at comic specialty stores.[2]


Pop culture referencesEdit

  • Cordelia mentions Giles car as the older model Citroën 2CV.
  • Buffy compares waxing the car with a scene from the movie The Karate Kid (1984), which Xander quotes: “Wax on. Wax off.”

International titlesEdit

  • Italian: Perdere la Rotta (Losing the Route)
  • Russian: Шоссе в никуда (Highway to Nowhere)


  • In reference to Angel’s habits, Buffy questions Giles if there’s a name for the fear of knocking doors. Known related phobias would be phonophobia, the fear of loud sounds, and entamaphobia, the fear of doors.


Cover artworkEdit

International coversEdit


  1. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer #15". Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved April 24, 2018.
  2. “November 1999 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops”. Comichron. Retrieved January 09, 2019.
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