This article is about the comic collection. For the reference book, see Once Bitten: An Unofficial Guide to the World of Angel.
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While created as part of licensed material, it is not part of the original Buffyverse, but its own developed story.

Once Bitten is the second volume of Buffy the Vampire Slayer trade paperbacks, collecting issues five to eight of the comic book series. It was originally published on February 19, 2020 by Boom! Studios.


Buffy Summers — the Slayer, the Chosen One meant to save the world from the literal evil forces of hell — must save her friend Xander before he dies… and returns as a vampire. As Giles and Willow each take drastic measures to find a cure, Buffy faces off against a new enemy.[1]



Behind the scenesEdit


  • Once Bitten was the 53rd best selling graphic novels in its publishing month, with 1,403 sales in February 2020 at comic specialty stores.[2]

International titlesEdit

  • Italian: Anima e cuore (Soul and Heart)



  1. "Comics On-Sale in December 2019 and Beyond". Boom! Studios, September 19, 2019.
  2. "Top 500 Graphic Novels--February 2020". ICv2, March 16, 2020.
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