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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.
Synopsis[edit | edit source]
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!
Continuity[edit | edit source]
- 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").
Appearances[edit | edit source]
Individuals[edit | edit source]
- 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 titles[edit | edit source]
Species[edit | edit source]
Locations[edit | edit source]
- Tokyo, Japan
- The Felt Forum
Weapons and objects[edit | edit source]
Death count[edit | edit source]
- Ratio Hornblower, ripped by Spike.
- Cat Scratch, ripped by Tok Shinobu.
- Fauna, bitten by Angelus puppet.
Behind the scenes[edit | edit source]
Production[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Distribution[edit | edit source]
- 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.
Collections[edit | edit source]
Pop culture references[edit | edit source]
- 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).