This article is about the Buffy Classic comic issue. For the Buffy Season 9 comic issue, see Slayer, Interrupted (2012).
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While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse continuity.

Slayer, Interrupted, Part One is the fifty-sixth issue of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series. It was written by Scott Lobdell and Fabian Nicieza, and illustrated by Cliff Richards.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Buffy returned from her runaway road-trip with Pike… only to discover that Dawn has read her diary, and shared what she found with their parents, who see no other choice: after she's burned down the school gym, run off to Vegas, and apparently lost her mind… they have her committed.[1]

Continuity[edit | edit source]

Appearances[edit | edit source]

Individuals[edit | edit source]

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Weapons and objects[edit | edit source]

Death count[edit | edit source]

  • One vampire, staked by Buffy Summers (in flashback).
  • A Torque demon, beheaded by Buffy.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Production[edit | edit source]

  • The title is a reference to the novel Girl, Interrupted (1993), about a young woman's experiences in a psychiatric hospital. A film adaption was made in 1999, starring Winona Ryder.
  • The photo cover has a promotional photo for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 6, taken by Andrew MacPherson.
  • This story is part of the second book of the Buffy: Year One trilogy, the last stories of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic, about Buffy Summers as a Slayer before her arrival in Sunnydale.

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Pop culture references[edit | edit source]

  • An unidentified man wears a hat written "Joss is a hottie", in reference to Joss Whedon, and a shirt written Firefly, one of his TV series.
  • Buffy passes through the Mystery Machine van, from Scooby Doo.
  • An unidentified man wears a Captain America uniform.

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Cover artwork[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer #56". Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved October 10, 2017‎.
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