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    Full Buffyverse BOOM! Books For April 2020.

    http://majorspoilers.com/2020/01/24/...or-april-2020/

    BUFFY: EVERY GENERATION #1

    Publisher: BOOM! Studios
    Retail Price: $7.99
    Writer: Morgan Beem & Lauren Garcia, Nilah Magruder, Caitlin Yarsky, and more
    Artist: Morgan Beem, Caitlin Yarsky, and more
    Cover Artists:
    Main Cover: TBA
    Variant Cover: Caitlin Yarsky
    Incentive Cover: TBA

    Synopsis:
    The SECRET ORIGINS of some of the most important Slayers in history…

    …and the First Appearance of a new character with a familiar face who will change the way you look at Buffy and everything about her world.

    This is the Buffy comic that everyone will be talking about and the most important new character in over twenty years!



    BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #14

    Publisher: BOOM! Studios
    Retail Price: $3.99
    Writer: Jordie Bellaire
    Artist: Julian Lopez
    Cover Artists:
    Main Cover: David Lopez
    Spotlight Cover: Marguerite Sauvage
    Ring of Fire Cover: Matthew Taylor
    Incentive Cover: Afua Richardson

    Synopsis: Kendra The Vampire Slayer—and the all-new Scooby gang—must defend Sunnydale from the aftershocks of the Hellmouth and a new threat that feels very familiar! But can they fill the void left behind by
    Buffy?

    And will this issue answer the question of what, exactly, happened to Buffy?



    ANGEL + SPIKE #11

    Publisher: BOOM! Studios
    Retail Price: $3.99
    Writer: Bryan Edward Hill
    Artist: Gleb Melnikov
    Cover Artists:
    Main Cover: Dan Panosian
    Variant Cover B: Gleb Melnikov
    Variant Cover C: Scott Buoncristiano
    Incentive Cover: Jonas Scharf

    Synopsis: With a rogue demon on the loose, Team Spike is running out of time to save the life of an innocent boy—but Wolfram & Hart claim to have the solution. With real demons in the equation, is a deal with the devil worth it?



    BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER VOL. 3 SC

    * ****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JUNE 2020*****

    Publisher: BOOM! Studios
    Retail Price: $14.99
    Writer: Jordie Bellaire
    Artist: David Lopez
    Cover Artist: Marc Aspinall

    Synopsis:
    Drusilla has opened the Hellmouth! With no time to waste, Buffy must do what any good Slayer would do

    —namely, run directly into the heart of the problem.

    But where does that leave the rest of Sunnydale? As the town reels from the demonic effects of the Hellmouth opening, Xander, Willow, Robin, and Kendra, the newly arrived Slayer, must find a way to battle demons both inside and out, without Buffy to help them. Could this be the end of the Scooby Gang?

    Collects Buffy the Vampire Slayer #9-12.



    ANGEL VOL. 2 SC

    * ****ADVANCE SOLICITED FOR JUNE 2020*****
    Publisher: BOOM! Studios
    Retail Price: $16.99
    Writer: Bryan Edward Hill
    Artist: Gleb Melnikov
    Cover Artist: Dan Panosian

    Synopsis:
    With Angel trapped in the Hellmouth, the city of Los Angeles only has one hope—and it’s SPIKE?

    Witness the formation of TEAM SPIKE as Winifred Burkle, Charles Gunn, and Angel’s old “friend” battle the rising tide of evil in Los Angeles… if they can stop fighting each other long enough to fight the monsters

    Collects Angel #5-8.


    Last edited by BAF; 30-01-20, 03:03 PM.

  • #2
    I like David Lopez's Buffy cover. I'm also intrigued by the 'new character with a familiar face'.

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    • TriBel
      TriBel commented
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      At least this time there's a reason for her mouth to be wide open and her eyes popping out!

  • #3
    He looks like Eldre Koh.

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    • #4
      I thought it was meant to be Sahjhan, but it does look a little like Eldre Koh

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      • TriBel
        TriBel commented
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        I thought Sahjan - the red markings are Sahjan's. There's a resemblance to Eldre Koh but I presumed he'd come out of the urn - did EK ever come out of an urn?

    • #5
      Thanks to Stoney in the New Forum Glitches thread,I've been able to add the rest of the solicitations and covers.It seems that the accent over the 'o' in David Lopez's name was causing the problem on the fourm.I changed it to a normal 'o' and the rest of the solicitations and covers now post.Amazing that such a little thing like that was the cause of the problem I'll have to watch to see in the future about things like accents over a letter.Thank again to Stoney for figuring that out.
      Last edited by BAF; 30-01-20, 03:21 PM.

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      • Stoney
        Stoney commented
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        You're welcome.

    • #6
      Have the comics explained why Spike, a supposedly soulless vampire, is fighting on the side of good?

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      • #7
        Buffy by Nimit Malavia for an upcoming legacy edition cover.

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        • Stoney
          Stoney commented
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          I don't think it looks like Buffy but it is a nice cover.

      • #8
        I agree Stoney it doesn't look much like Buffy. Maybe more Dawn? And what's happening with her armpits?

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        • Double Dutchess
          Double Dutchess commented
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          I think it's the eyes that make her look like Dawn, the nose is definitely Buffy's. I think it's the lace of her top under her armpits, but I agree it looks very weird. (Like it's being blown upwards?)

      • #9
        Giles and Jenny from an upcoming Buffy comic by Julian Lopez




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        • BAF
          BAF commented
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          I actually like the uncolored version of the art more but the colored is fine to me as well.

        • TriBel
          TriBel commented
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          Like the artwork...zombie(ish) Jenny? Either that or she has COVID-19 and has just realised the Gov. won't pay her for lying in bed all day.

        • Skippcomet
          Skippcomet commented
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          Art has a very Jerry Ordway-ish feel to it...which I just realized may mean nothing to everybody here. But yes, It's very good.

      • #10
        Better.

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        • #11
          Not a surprise . . .

          https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/he...-comic-1284606


          'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' Favorite Willow Getting Own Comic

          MARCH 16, 2020 10:00AM by Graeme McMillanShawnee Custalow/Jen Bartel/Boom! StudiosThe five-part 'Willow' will begin in June from Boom! Studios.

          Boom! Studios’ reboot of Buffy the Vampire Slayer has already departed from the original canon in a number of ways, but in the wake of event storyline “Hellmouth,” there’s going to be another big change as Willow leaves Sunnydale and heads out into the world — and her own comic book miniseries, starting this summer.

          Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow will run five issues as Willow travels the world looking to find herself in the wake of recent events, even as she struggles to come to terms with the darkness that might be inside her, and becomes aware of another threat that might be more than even the Scooby Gang could handle — except, of course, this time, Willow is out there all alone.


          The series will be written by Mariko Tamaki (Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, DC’s upcoming Wonder Woman), with art by Natacha Bustos (Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur). In a statement, Tamaki said, “As a nerdy queer, I cannot think of a better job than writing a Willow adventure,” adding that she was “thrilled to be a part of the Buffy world.” That’s a sensibility shared by Bustos, who said, “One of the greatest things about making comics is being able to give life to the characters you love the most, and Willow from Buffy the Vampire Slayer is one of them.”

          Boom! executive editor Jeanine Schaefer said in her own statement, “Since we first started building our corner of the Buffyverse, we’ve been excited to give Willow her own miniseries—partly because she’s an absolute favorite of ours, but also because she is one of the most iconic queer characters in pop culture.”

          Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow, featuring covers from Jen Bartel and Mirka Andolfo, will debut in June.




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          • #12
            Hm.. Spike and Angel are in L.A. Willow travels around the world. Xander is dead. Who stays with Buffy? Cordy?

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            • #13
              Originally posted by flow View Post
              Hm.. Spike and Angel are in L.A. Willow travels around the world. Xander is dead. Who stays with Buffy? Cordy?

              flow
              I think they'll just write Buffy out and Kendra takes over.

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              • #14
                Did BOOM forget that Willow is a sixteen year old girl who's in high school? How exactly does one go about traveling the world in search of oneself at that age? Who's paying for this?
                "The hardest thing in this world is to live in it."

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                • #15
                  This is such a weird post. Sixteen year old people travel the world all the time - I don't see what the big deal is? There's some extra paperwork involved if they do it on their own, obviously, but it's nothing excessive. As to money - she's in a study abroad program so whoever's paying for that - parents, stipend-givers etc and it's not like they will send her without some extra money for living expenses. And anyway, travel isn't that expensive especially if you're sixteen - train/bus tickets and so on will be heavily discounted or outright free.

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