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The Vampire Slayer is an ongoing comic book series from the Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic meta-series. Written by Sarah Gailey and illustrated by Michael Shelfer, it has been published since April 2022 by Boom! Studios.

Premise

After the events of the past few years, fighting against the forces of evil nonstop, Buffy Summers finds herself succumbing to the burden of bearing the Slayer mantle. To help his Slayer, Rupert Giles risks turning to chaos magic, and with Willow's help, they attempt a spell to remove the trauma from Buffy's psyche. But the effects backfire and leave Buffy unable to remember her past or her purpose! With Sunnydale under attack, a surprising new Slayer must rise to protect the world, while Buffy's friends race against the clock to restore her true self before it's too late…[1]

Continuity

Appearances

Publications

Cover Issue Release date
TVS-01-00a.jpg The Vampire Slayer #1 April 20, 2022
After years of fighting against the forces of evil, Buffy Summers finds herself succumbing to the burden of bearing the Slayer mantle. To help his Slayer, Rupert Giles is willing to risk a return to chaos magic, and with Willow's help, they attempt a spell to remove the trauma from Buffy's psyche. The effects backfire though, and leave Buffy unable to remember her past, or her purpose! With Sunnydale under attack, a new Slayer must rise to protect it, while Buffy's friends race against the clock to restore her true self.
TVS-02-00a.jpg The Vampire Slayer #2 May 25, 2022
Willow is still coping with what she and Giles did when he asks her to come to the Library immediately. But when she shows up, Giles isn't alone. Facing new challenges, Willow's resolve is tested, while Faith is introduced to a familiar slayer...
TVS-03-02b.jpg The Vampire Slayer #3 June 22, 2022
Xander is fed up with Giles and Willow for being such a drag! But while they sort their mistakes out, Xander soon finds himself alone and under attack by a creature that proves too much for him. That is, until an unexpected would-be foe comes to his rescue, leading to a deal that could work out very well for the both of them...
TVS-04-02b.jpg The Vampire Slayer #4 July 27, 2022
Buffy is haunted by strange dreams and suspects something between Willow and Faith. She can't make sense of it, but she needs to understand what's going on. Unfortunately, what's actually going on at the pasta joint they're dining at is a dangerous entity likely to put them in hot water!
TVS-05-00b.jpg The Vampire Slayer #5 August 31, 2022
After a demonic culinary encounter, Buffy, already hurt after being sidelined by the rookie slayer who's supposed to be her friend, is even more emotionally injured by Faith keeping secrets. But even worse, Buffy goes to Xander for antiparasitic medicine, because she may have contracted something far worse than food poisoning...

References

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