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While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse continuity.
The Death of Buffy, Part One is the forty-third issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series. Written by Tom Fassbender and Jim Pascoe, and illustrated by Cliff Richards, it was originally published on April 10, 2002 by Dark Horse Comics.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
Buffy is dead. There's lots of emotions and tensions. The Scoobies begin to pick up the pieces, and they soon realize that Sunnydale is losing control of its population of nasties. Willow takes action, and it looks like the gang has a new leader. But how long can the group hold out after a pack of disgruntled lizard-demons arrives in Sunnydale gunning for the Slayer?
Continuity[edit | edit source]
- This story presents the aftermath of Buffy's death in "The Gift", previous to the events of her resurrection in "Bargaining, Part One".
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Individuals[edit | edit source]
- Doc (Only mentioned)
- Rupert Giles
- Alexander Harris
- Anya Jenkins
- Tara Maclay
- Willow Rosenberg
- Buffy Summers (Only mentioned)
- Dawn Summers
Organizations and titles[edit | edit source]
Species[edit | edit source]
Locations[edit | edit source]
Weapons and Objects[edit | edit source]
Death count[edit | edit source]
- An unidentified vampire, staked by Tara.
- An unidentified vampire, staked by Xander.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
Production[edit | edit source]
- The photo cover has a promotional picture for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 3, edited by Dave Stewart.
- According to editor Scott Allie, when he saw in this issue's script that Dawn's principal was named Mr. Richardson, he asked artist Cliff Richards to base his likeness from Mike Richardson, founder of Dark Horse Comics.
Collections[edit | edit source]
Gallery[edit | edit source]
Cover artwork[edit | edit source]
References[edit | edit source]
- "Buffy the Vampire Slayer #43 Death of Buffy (Part 1 of 3)". Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved October 13, 2017.
- "Panel to Panel"