Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1 by Jordie Bellaire

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1

Go back to the beginning as the critically acclaimed pop culture phenomenon Buffy The Vampire Slayer is reimagined under the guidance of series creator Joss Whedon. This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the forces of evil. But her world looks a lot more like the ...

Details Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1

TitleBuffy the Vampire Slayer #1
Release DateJan 23rd, 2019
PublisherBOOM! Studios
GenreSequential Art, Comics, Graphic Novels, Young Adult, Paranormal, Vampires, Media Tie In, Buffy The Vampire Slayer, Fantasy, Supernatural

Reviews Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1

  • Kori ☾
    I am here for this. I am a Buffy stan to the 10th degree. I have my PHD in Buffyverse. Great solid first issue, love the little easter eggs hidden in the artwork, also love the fact that they mention certain canon things that happened in the show.I like the revamped (no pun intended) versions of Xander and Willow. Xander is much more bearable and not clingy. Willow also has a good sense of style and doesn't seem as weak.Not sure if this counts as...
  • I.
    I've never read a single Buffy comic nor ever caught a glimpse of the show, so this issue was perfect for me. I was already overjoyed to be able to get my hands on the Kevin Wada variant cover, and the art inside was just as dazzling. I've always been interested in Buffy, and this issue was the push I needed to finally allow myself to enter this world. It was fantastic, I'm hooked, and can't wait to see what comes next.
  • TJ
    I enjoyed the first issue a lot! The voices were pretty spot on, the art was great, the references were fun, and it even has reread-ability to a point. And hey — it’s loads better than some of the garbage that came out in Season 11. This isn’t the story I would have chosen for BOOM! to tell, but it’s still fun and very well done. I think the twist in this issue will give merit to some fan speculation that was already swirling around a cer...
  • Shannon
    Hmm. Not sure I like the changes to the original story.2.5
  • Deniz
    I love it. This was the Buffy that I was longing for. I love the story, I love the characters and I love the artwork. [image error]Buffy's portraying is vulnerable...[image error]...yet strong.[image error]Finally, a library and Giles was what I need!I can't wait to read the second issue.
  • Sean O'Hara
    Buffy is back. This series is a ground zero reboot, moving everyone's favorite Slayer of Vampyres up to the modern day. The good thing about this is it means the writers know where everything is going from the start. Willow is gay from the start this time, and we already have Anya in the story in the first issue (Though sadly there's no sign of Cordy yet). The first issue is all setup, but things look promising so far.
  • Kendra Chanocua corona
    Amazeballs!!!I'm so excited for the upcoming issues. This issue set up some great stuff to come. I love our familiar characters already, slight differences and they make my heart swell with happiness. I can't wait for more!!!
  • Whitney
    Always good to see the Scooby gang again, and while I like the art, so far there is nothing mind-blowing in this reboot, and not a whole lot that conveys the new 21st-century setting other than Xander's laptop and Buffy's smartphone (which we only see on the cover). There are a few notable canon changes in this issue though:(view spoiler)[1. Buffy's got a job at the fast food restaurant "Tuna Verse."2. Willow already knows that she's gay, apparen...
  • Simeon Scott
    This is probably one of the worst first issues I have read in a long time. It takes everything that made the show great, the slow and subtle character work paired with a really nice theme of superhero life as a metaphor for growing up and makes it so overt and in your face that you just wish the main character's damn narration would shut up already! The art is really nice and exactly my kind of style but even it can't be enjoyed too much as I'm c...
  • Jose
    Pretty solid first issue. The chapter is pretty straightforward, showing us a Sunnydale that is very familiar yet slightly different. Having Anya be a player from the beginning is interesting, as is the apparent exclusion of Dawn.Buffy’s characterization is nearly identical to the original series (and the comic that followed). Xander and Willow are different and, in what little we saw, it may even appear like they switched places. Willow is coo...
  • Mairéad
    5:5 - Anya being brilliant is all I wanted from the series and I think I’m going to get it here! So glad lots of good Buffy stuff is coming out in book and comic form rather than a new tv series!
  • Aaron Arment
    ExcellentI’m excited to see where the series goes from here, I really liked the dark horse series, but his is definitely worth a read!
  • Kait
    This first issue doesn't waste any time diving into the Scooby gang with a whole new high school story. We jump right into hot gay Willow and a blogging Xander. I so excited for more of this.