| The subject of this article is non-canonical.|
While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse.
Slayer, Interrupted, Part Three is the fifty-eighth 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.
Most people would find life in a mental institution unsettling enough, but for the Slayer things are even worse. She assumed the girls who said they were brides to the demon Rakagore were just crazy – but when Rakagore actually shows up, the only thing more bizarre than his appearance is who he was hiding behind.
- This story includes the false memories around Dawn Summers, before she was created in "Buffy vs. Dracula."
- Buffy, Dawn, and Joyce Summers are yet to move to Sunnydale, making this story previous to the series' debut episode "Welcome to the Hellmouth."
- Buffy is in an asylum due to her parents not believing she's the Slayer, as she would eventually mention in "Normal Again."
- April Levine (Only in flashbacks)
- Buffy Summers
- Dawn Summers
- Hank Summers
- Joyce Summers
- Mr. Levine
- Rupert Giles
Organizations and Titles
Weapons and Objects
Behind the Scenes
- 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.
- Brian Horton's cover homages "Alice's Adventure in Wonderland" (1865).
- The photo cover has a promotional photo for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 1.
- 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.
Pop Culture References
- Hank reads Buffy "Alice's Adventures in Wonderland" (1865), as she imagines herself as Alice interacting with various characters, and discuss with Dr. Primrose about its messages.
- Buffy's bedroom has a poster with Miss Piggy.