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[edit | edit source]

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…

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Death count[edit | edit source]

  • One vampire, staked by Buffy.
  • One of Glory's minions, killed by Spike with a crossbow.
  • One of Glory's minions, killed by Giles with a sword.
  • Ben, suffocated by Giles.
  • Glory, died with Ben.
  • Doc, pushed off the tower by Buffy.
  • Buffy, killed by mystical energy in self-sacrifice.

Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]

Production[edit | edit source]

  • 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.
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