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Smile Time is a miniseries of the Angel comic book meta-series. Written by Scott Tipton and illustrated by David Messina, the three issues were originally published from December 2008 to April 2009 by IDW Publishing.


This story is a three-part adaptation of the Angel episode "Smile Time."




Cover Title Issue Release date
SmileTime 1 Smile Time, Part One 1 December 24, 2008
Joss Whedon's classic "Smile Time" episode of Angel became a cult favorite and led to a comic book sequel, Spike: Shadow Puppets. Now look back at that fan-favorite episode, adapted here into an all-new, three-part miniseries by the Angel: Masks teams of Scott Tipton and original IDW Angel artist David Messina. The Angel Puppet gets his own variant photo cover, too.
SmileTime 2 Smile Time, Part Two 2 February 18, 2009
The three-part adaptation of the beloved "Angel puppet" episode continues as Angel finds himself in dire, and quite plush, circumstances.
SmileTime 3 Smile Time, Part Three 3 April 15, 2009
The three-part adaptation of the beloved "Angel puppet" episode concludes as Angel takes the fight against Smile Time directly into his four-fingered, felt-covered hands. Adapted by Tipton and Messina (Angel: First Night).


Cover Title Issues Release date
Smile Time HC Smile Time 1–3, others August 19, 2009
From the same team behind IDW's bestselling series from creator Joss Whedon, Angel: After the Fall, comes three tales about the fan-favorite puppet characters! This collection features the re-adaptation of the fan-favorite episode "Smile Time", the mini-series Shadow Puppets (which include puppet Spike and Lorne), and a puppet story from the special collection Angel: Masks.

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