| 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.
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.
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?
- This story presents the aftermath of Buffy's death in "The Gift", previous to the events of her resurrection in "Bargaining, Part One".
- Doc (Only mentioned)
- Rupert Giles
- Alexander Harris
- Anya Jenkins
- Tara Maclay
- Willow Rosenberg
- Buffy Summers (Only mentioned)
- Dawn Summers
Organizations and titles
Weapons and Objects
- An unidentified vampire, staked by Tara.
- An unidentified vampire, staked by Xander.
Behind the scenes
- 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.
- ↑ "Buffy the Vampire Slayer #43 Death of Buffy (Part 1 of 3)". Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved October 13, 2017.
- ↑ "Panel to Panel"