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Time of Your Life is the fourth volume of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight trade paperbacks, collecting issues sixteen to twenty of the comic book series. It was originally published on May 6, 2009, by Dark Horse Comics.


Willow and Buffy head to New York City to unlock the secrets of Buffy's mysterious scythe, when something goes terribly awry. Buffy is propelled into a dystopian future where there's only one SlayerFray, the title character of Joss Whedon's 2001 series, the first comic he ever wrote. Their uneasy alliance falls apart, leading to the death of a major character from the TV series, while back in the twenty-first century, the Scotland base falls prey to a mystical bomb courtesy of the Biggest BadTwilight.[1]


Behind the scenes[]


  • The collection also features a cover gallery.


  • Time of Your Life was the second best selling graphic novel of its publishing month, with 8,581 sales in May 2009 at comic specialty stores.[2] It was again among the 300 best selling graphic novels in January[3] and September 2009.[4]
  • The book was among Amazon's 10 best selling graphic novels of 2009.[5]


  • Time of Your Life received a Diamond Gem Award in 2009 as Licensed Trade Paperback/Hardcover of the Year.[6]

International titles[]

  • French: Autre Temps, Autre Tueuse (Other Time, Other Slayer)
  • German: Jetzt kommt FRAY! (Now Comes FRAY!)
  • Italian: Un Mondo Migliore (A Better World)
  • Spanish: Lo Mejor de Tu Vida (The Best of Your Life)
  • Turkish:  Zamanın Oyunu — Bu Mesajdan Sonra… (Game of Time — After This Message…)



  1. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 Volume 4: Time of Your Life TPB." Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved on December 12, 2017.
  2. "Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--May 2009." ICv2, June 14, 2009.
  3. "Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--May 2009." ICv2, June 14, 2009.
  4. "Top 300 Graphic Novels Actual--September 2009." ICv2, October 18, 2009.
  5. "Best Graphic Novels of 2009." ICv2, December 15, 2009.
  6. "2008 Diamond Gem Award Winners." Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc. Retrieved on February 14, 2018.