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While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse continuity.
Two to Sew is the third issue of the Spike: Shadow Puppets comic book miniseries. Written by Brian Lynch and illustrated by Franco Urru, it was originally published on August 15, 2007 by IDW Publishing.
Well, now they did it. Smile Time has turned Spike into a puppet. But if they think that’s gonna stop him, they don’t know Spike. Half as tall. Twice as mad. Five times as adorable. It’s wall-to-wall, puppet vs. puppet, hard-hitting action courtesy of the Spike: Asylum team of Brian Lynch and Franco Urru!
- The story takes place after the Spike's stay in the Mosaic Wellness Center (Spike: Asylum), but before the Fall of Los Angeles ("Not Fade Away").
- Amber (Only in flashbacks)
- Angelus puppet
- Betta George
- Cat Scratch
- Davey (Only in flashbacks)
- Krevlornswath of the Deathwok Clan
- Jin Hansu (Only mentioned)
- Ratio Hornblower
- Tok Shinobu
Organizations and titlesEdit
- Tokyo, Japan
- The Felt Forum
Weapons and objectsEdit
- Ratio Hornblower, ripped by Spike.
- Cat Scratch, ripped by Tok Shinobu.
- Fauna, bitten by Angelus puppet.
Behind the scenesEdit
- The title is a reference to "Two to Go", as the four issues of the miniseries have puns on Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes.
- Hansu's first name appears written as "Gin" in Plush, instead of "Jin" as in this issue.
- Two to Sew was the 215th best selling comic issue in its publishing month, with 7,027 sales in August 2007 at comic specialty stores.
Pop culture referencesEdit
- Lorne sings "Keep It Comin' (Dance Till You Can't Dance No More!)", a song featured in the film Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992).
- Lorne mentions the duoRodgers and Hammerstein, creators of popular Broadway musicals.
- Davey's father mentions the kid enjoining The Lord of the Rings and X-men.
- Lorne exclaims "Lady Marmalade", in reference to the song he sang in "The House Always Wins".
- Lorne describes himself as "gone all Joan Crawford."
- Betta George mentions becoming a Tinkertoy.
- Spike calls Lorne "Dr. Phil" in reference to the psychologist talk show host.
- Spike calls Lorne "Shrek" in reference to the fictional character known for being green.
- Spike calls Betta George "Nemo" in reference to the fish from Finding Nemo (2003).