The Origin” is a trade paperback collecting all three issues from “The Origin” miniseries.


Bear witness to teenager Buffy Summers’s transformation from simple high school student to super Vampire Slayer! Follow Buffy’s trials and tribulations as she comes to accept her destined role to thwart the legions of the undead from spreading their veil of evil across Los Angeles. Adapted from creator Joss Whedon’s original screenplay from the Buffy the Vampire Slayer feature filmThe Origin updates the material to match the tone and characters of the hit television series, making this the official Buffy launching pad![1]



Behind the scenesEdit



  • "The Origin" was the 11º best selling graphic novel in its publishing month, with 3,043 sales in August 1999 at comic specialty stores.[2]

International titlesEdit

  • French: “L’Origine” (The Origin)



  1. “Buffy the Vampire Slayer Vol. 0: The Origin TPB”. Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved March 04, 2018.
  2. “August 1999 Comic Book Sales to Comics Shops”. Comichron. Retrieved August 24, 2018.
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