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"The Ultimate Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Gift" is a Buffy the Vampire Slayer graphic novel published by TokyoPop. It was designed by John Lo in adaptation of screenplay by Joss Whedon.

Synopsis

TokyoPop presents Buffy’s 100th episode as you’ve never seen it before — filled with behind-the-scenes photos, director and actor commentary, excerpts from the uncut script, and intricately designed stunts! In this chilling Cine-Manga adaptation of "The Gift," one of the most unforgettable and shocking episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, the apocalypse is at hand in Sunnydale! Buffy must square off against a true god when Glory prepares to use Dawn to unleash all Hell on Earth. The only way to save the day is to kill Dawn — but Buffy refuses to harm her little sister, and the gang heads into battle knowing that some of them may not survive…

Appearances

Individuals

Organizations and Titles

Species

Events

Locations

Weapons and Objects

Death Count

  • One vampire, staked by Buffy Summers.
  • One of Glory's Minions, killed by Spike with a crossbow.
  • One of Glory's Minions, killed by Rupert Giles with a sword.
  • Ben Wilkinson, suffocated by Giles.
  • Glorificus, died along Ben.
  • Doc, pushed off the tower by Buffy.
  • Buffy, sacrificed herself jumping into mystical energy.

Behind the Scenes

Production

  • Described as a “cine-manga”, the graphic novel is an adaptation of Buffy the Vampire Slayer episode "The Gift", using screenshots from the episode itself as panels.
  • Features behind-the-scenes pictures, actor and director commentary, stunts, excepts from the original script, ant other trivia.