Dark Horse Comics’ latest season of Buffy continues to barrel towards the finish line with this week’s release of Issue #22. Writer Andrew Chambliss and artist Georges Jeanty deliver an installment that was less than satisfactory to many of my fellow comic book sniffers, but while Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #22 does have its flaws, it also has a genuine, classic “Buffy” feel to it that signals to this Comic Book Slayer that our slayer may have finally gotten her groove back.
#21 was released this week, beginning part one of a new story arc by writer Andrew Chambliss titled ‘The Core.’ Chambliss’ story lives up to its name.
With Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #20, writer Andrew Chambliss brings us one step closer to the climax of the current season and starts to ramp up the tension, excitement, and, of course, that subtle feeling of dread that accompanies many Whedon finales. Readers can’t know which beloved characters may suffer, be irreparably changed, or even be taken from us, but if there’s anything we can count on, it’s the fact that there are always consequences. Currently, it’s looking like those consequences may be awaiting one of the core Scoobies who, due to recent events, is being forced to deal with some very old insecurities. Read more about ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 9 #20’ Review: Who Watches the Watcher? …
Just checking in with this week’s dose of Whedon geek news – sequential art style! Eat your little “Scoobie” hearts out!