Relationship Status: Complicated, Part Two is the fifteenth issue of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten comic book series. Written by Christos Gage and illustrated by Rebekah Isaacs, it was originally published on May 20, 2015 by Dark Horse Comics.
- This story includes flashbacks of Spike killing Xin Rong and Nikki Wood, as first seen in "Fool for Love."
- Spike fighting Buffy outside of his own control is similar to his situation being used by the First Evil in "Sleeper." He is likely referring to this when he says "I'm no one's puppet. Never again."
- Buffy mirrors the episode "Family" as she says: "We're family."
- Xander recalls Andrew coming out (Love Dares You, Part One) and Willow breaking up with Aluwyn (Love Dares You, Part Three).
- Xander and Dawn end their relationship, which had began in Retreat, Part Three and was interrupted in New Rules, Part Five.
- Xander mentions the running joke of the majority of his romantic interests turning out to be demons, mentioning the events of "Teacher's Pet" and I Wish, Part Two.
- Spike and Giles recollect the last time Buffy and Angel saw each other (Last Gleaming, Part Five), and again after killing Giles (Last Gleaming, Part Four).
- Spike begins his call with Angel with "Hello, wanker," as he had done in A Dark Place, Part Five.
- Angel is listed in Spike's phone as "Wanker," a contact name previously given to Xander (The Core, Part Three).
- The call between Angel and Spike is a crossover with the Angel & Faith Season Ten issue Fight or Flight.
- Aluwyn (Only mentioned)
- D'Hoffryn (Only mentioned)
- Rupert Giles
- Alexander Harris
- "Ninny" (Only mentioned)
- Xin Rong (Only in flashbacks)
- Willow Rosenberg
- She-Mantis (Only mentioned)
- Buffy Summers
- Dawn Summers
- Andrew Wells (Only mentioned)
- Nikki Wood (Only in flashbacks)
Organization and titles
- China (Only in flashbacks)
- Galway, Ireland
- New York City, USA (Only in flashbacks)
- San Francisco, USA
- Nikki Wood, neck snapped by Spike (in flashbacks).
- Xin Rong, drained by Spike (in flashbacks).
- Various Archaeus's minions, dusted by Dawn, Xander, and Spike.
Behind the scenes
- The title is a reference to relationship status option "it's complicated" on the Facebook social media.
- The Scoobies go to Pier 70 in San Francisco.
Pop culture references
- Spike mentions the philosopher and military strategist Sun Tzu.