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{{ComicIssue
| coverA = Buffys10n20-cover.jpg
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|coverA=Buffys10n20-cover.jpg
| released = October 21, 2015
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|released=October 21, 2015
| pages =22
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|pages=22
| series = [[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten]]
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|series=[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten]]
| number = 20
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|number=20
| previous = [[Freaky Giles Day]]
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|previous=[[Freaky Giles Day]]
| next = [[In Pieces on the Ground, Part One]]
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|next=[[In Pieces on the Ground, Part One]]
| publisher = [[Dark Horse Comics]]
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|publisher=[[Dark Horse Comics]]
| writer = [[Christos Gage]]
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|writer=[[Christos Gage]]
| penciller = [[Megan Levens]]
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|penciller=[[Megan Levens]]
| editor = [[Sierra Hahn]]<br />[[Jim Gibbons]]
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|editor=[[Sierra Hahn]]<br>[[Jim Gibbons]]
| coverart = [[Steve Morris]]<br />Variant Cover<br />[[Rebekah Isaacs]]<br />[[Dan Jackson]]
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|coverart=[[Steve Morris]]<br>Variant Cover<br>[[Rebekah Isaacs]]<br>[[Dan Jackson]]
| inker =[[Megan Levens]]
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|inker=[[Megan Levens]]
| colorist = [[Dan Jackson]]
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|colorist=[[Dan Jackson]]
| letterer =[[Richard Starkings]]<br />[[Jimmy Betancourt]]
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|letterer=[[Richard Starkings]]<br>[[Jimmy Betancourt]]
| coverB = Buffys10n20-variant.jpg
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|coverB=Buffys10n20-variant.jpg
| coverC = }}
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|coverC =}}
   
"'''Triggers'''" is the twentieth issue of ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten]]'' comic book series. [[Joss Whedon]] was the executive producer.
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'''''Triggers''''' is the twentieth issue of ''[[Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten]]'' comic book series. [[Joss Whedon]] is the executive producer.
   
 
==Synopsis==
 
==Synopsis==
Called in for a supernatural-crimes case, [[Buffy]] and [[Spike]] discover an [[incubus]] [[demon]] is targeting women in San Francisco. Meanwhile, [[Alexander Harris|Xander]] and [[Rupert Giles|Giles]] work on an exorcism that stirs up some questions about [[Anya (ghost)|Ghost Anya]].
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Called in for a supernatural-crimes case, [[Buffy]] and [[Spike]] discover an [[incubus]] [[demon]] is targeting women in San Francisco. Meanwhile, [[Alexander Harris|Xander]] and [[Rupert Giles|Giles]] work on an exorcism that stirs up some questions about [[Anya (ghost)|Ghost Anya]].<ref>http://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/26-428/</ref>
   
==Continuity ==
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==Continuity==
* Spike's rape attempt onto Buffy in "[[Seeing Red]]" is revisited in this issue.
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*[[Spike]]'s rape attempt onto [[Buffy]] in "[[Seeing Red]]" is revisited in this issue.
* [[Robert Dowling|Dowling]] and Spike come to terms about his relationship with Buffy.
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*[[Robert Dowling|Dowling]] and Spike come to terms about his relationship with Buffy, together since ''[[Love Dares You, Part One]]''.
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*Spike mentions Buffy stabbing [[Angel]] in "[[Becoming, Part Two]]".
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*[[Xander]] plays ''[[Pimp Slap IV]]'', a game mentioned in "[[New Rules]]" and ''[[Love Dares You, Part Two]]''.
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*It's determined that [[Anya (ghost)|Anya]] is real, a question since her first appearance in ''[[New Rules, Part One]]''.
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*Buffy remembers the time the supernatural was a secret to the general public, which happened until ''[[Harmonic Divergence]]''.
   
 
==Appearances==
 
==Appearances==
   
 
===Individuals===
 
===Individuals===
* [[Buffy Summers]]
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*[[Buffy Summers]]
* [[Spike]]
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*[[Spike]]
* [[Alexander Harris|Xander Harris]]
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*[[Alexander Harris|Xander Harris]]
* [[Anya (ghost)|Anya]]
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*[[Anya (ghost)|Anya]]
* [[Robert Dowling]]
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*[[Robert Dowling]]
* [[Rupert Giles]]
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*[[Rupert Giles]]
* [[Jean Anthony]]
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*[[Jean Anthony]]
* [[Lana Pasternak]]
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*[[Lana Pasternak]]
* [[Anya Jenkins]] {{Om}}
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*[[Anya Jenkins]] {{Om}}
* [[Hank Summers]] {{Om}}
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*[[Hank Summers]] {{Om}}
* [[Joyce Summers]] {{Om}}
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*[[Joyce Summers]] {{Om}}
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===Organization and Titles===
 
===Organization and Titles===
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*[[Scooby Gang]]
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*[[San Francisco Police Department]]
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*[[Xander and Spike's cats]]
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===Species===
 
===Species===
* [[Vampire]]
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*[[Human]]
* [[Incubus]]
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*[[Vampire]]
* [[Spirit]]
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*[[Demon]]
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*[[Incubus]]
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*[[Spirit]]
   
===Events===
 
 
===Locations===
 
===Locations===
* San Francisco, USA
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*[[San Francisco]], USA
** [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Women%27s_Building Mission Women's Center]
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**[[Mission Women's Center]]
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**[[Xander and Spike's apartment]]
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===Weapons and Objects===
 
===Weapons and Objects===
* [[Scythe]]
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*[[Scythe]]
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*[[Holy water]]
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*[[Taser]]
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*[[Exorcism]]
   
 
==Death Count==
 
==Death Count==
* [[Incubus]], killed by Buffy Summers.
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*[[Incubus]], killed by Buffy Summers.
* [[Demon]], exorcised by Rupert Giles.
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*[[Demon]], exorcised by Rupert Giles.
   
 
==Behind the Scenes==
 
==Behind the Scenes==
   
=== Trivia ===
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===Trivia===
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*Two famous real San Francisco locations appeared on this issue: the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Women%27s_Building Women’s Building] and the Piedmont boutique.
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===Collections===
 
===Collections===
* ''[[Old Demons]]''
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*"[[Old Demons]]"
   
==Pop Culture References==
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===Pop Culture References===
* {{Empty section|date=January 2016}}Xander's has in his bedroom a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lara_Croft Lara Croft] poster and a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groot Baby Groot] figurine.
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*[[Xander|{{Empty section|date=January 2016}}Xander]] has in his bedroom a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lara_Croft Lara Croft] poster and a [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Groot Baby Groot] figurine.
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*The demon possessing [[Lana Pasternak]] says "Lana isn't here right now," a reference to ''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shining_(film) The Shinning]''[https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shining_(film) (1980)] movie quote "Danny isn't here."
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*The [[incubus]] calls Buffy and [[Jean Anthony]] "little pigs," in reference to the [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Three_Little_Pigs ''Three Little Pigs''] fable.
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*[[Anya (ghost)|Anya]] mentions the TV show [https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ghost_Hunters Ghost Hunters].
   
 
==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
=== Comic Preview ===
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===Cover Artwork===
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<gallery>
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B10-20-00b.jpg|Main cover by Steve Morris
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B10-20-01b.jpg|Variant by Rebekah Isaacs
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</gallery>
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===Preview===
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==References==
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<references />
   
 
[[Category:Buffy comics]]
 
[[Category:Buffy comics]]

Revision as of 01:48, September 12, 2017


Triggers is the twentieth issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten comic book series. Joss Whedon is the executive producer.

Synopsis

Called in for a supernatural-crimes case, Buffy and Spike discover an incubus demon is targeting women in San Francisco. Meanwhile, Xander and Giles work on an exorcism that stirs up some questions about Ghost Anya.[1]

Continuity

Appearances

Individuals

Organization and Titles

Species

Locations

Weapons and Objects

Death Count

  • Incubus, killed by Buffy Summers.
  • Demon, exorcised by Rupert Giles.

Behind the Scenes

Trivia

  • Two famous real San Francisco locations appeared on this issue: the Women’s Building and the Piedmont boutique.

Collections

Pop Culture References

Gallery

Cover Artwork

Preview

References

  1. http://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/26-428/
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