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Bad Blood, Part Nine: Old Friend is the nineteenth issue of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series. It was written by Andi Watson and illustrated by Cliff Richards.

Synopsis

For months now, Buffy and the gang have been dealing with superpowered vampires and slayer doppelgangers. Selke's finally coming out of hiding, but Buffy's not quite up to speed to deal with her. A massive conclusion to the nine-part "Bad Blood" story![1]

Continuity

  • Buffy returns to her friends, been in the sewers since She's No Lady, Part One.
  • Buffy says she "almost never dies" and she "always come back", a reference to her death and resurrection in "Prophecy Girl".
  • Buffy finally defeats Selke, who had her first encounter with the Slayer in Halloween and has been seeking vengeance against her since them.

Appearances

Individuals

Organizations and titles

Species

Events

  • Mardi Gras

Locations

Weapons and objects

Death count

  • Two unidentified vampires, staked by Buffy Summers.
  • Selke, staked by Buffy.
  • The new bloods, automatically died with Selke.

Behind the scenes

Production

Distribution

  • Old Friend was the 82nd best selling comic issue in its publishing month, with 26,596 sales in March 2000 at comic specialty stores.[2]

Collections

Pop culture references

International titles

  • Italian: "Vecchia Amica" (Old Friend)

Gallery

Cover artwork

References

  1. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer #19". Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  2. “March 2000 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops”. Comichron. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
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