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The Blood of Carthage, Part One is the twenty-first issue of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series. It was written by Christopher Golden and illustrated by Cliff Richards and Chynna Clugston.

Synopsis[edit | edit source]

Buffy #21 kicks off the five-part Blood of Carthage story arc. In a town like Sunnydale, you can bet the local "boogeyman" legend ain't just hot air. But killing it is a LOT more trouble than it's worth.[1]

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Death count[edit | edit source]

  • Unknown number of vampires and demons, killed by Xerxes the Blind (only mentioned).
  • Scipio, beheaded by Buffy Summers.
  • Brad Caulfield, killed by Xerxes (only mentioned).

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  • The Blood of Carthage, Part One was the 99th best selling comic issue in its publishing month, with 25,475 sales in May 2000 at comic specialty stores.[2]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer #21". Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved May 14, 2019.
  2. “May 2000 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops”. Comichron. Retrieved May 15, 2019.
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