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4/14/2013

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8 Library Edition Vol 4

Script and art: see table of content below. All illustrations are ©Joss Whedon/20th Century Fox




This article deals with Dark Horse Buffy material published in oversized hardcover books ( 12.4 x 8.3 inches or 31.5 x 21 cm) on thick glossy paper, with a bookmark ribbon (see also the end of this article). This is the last volume of season 8.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8 Vol 4 was published in March 2013 (ISBN: 978-1-61655-127-8, cover price 29,99$, 317 pages). After a red, pink and blue theme, here we have the green theme (bookmark included).



Below a picture for size comparison with the regular floppy comics.


This edition comes with an illustrated dust jacket (Jo Chen). The inner front and back covers as well as the second and third of cover (same drawing than the previous volumes, in green this time) are illustrated by George Jeanty.




There is no introduction to this book, just an afterword by Joss Whedon and two pages creators bio at the end. The exact content and associated credits are detailed below (note that this edition reprints the one shot 'Riley Commitment through Distance, Virtue through Sin'). Each Season 8 stories (#31 to 40) are introduced by the original virgin Jo Chen covers and concluded by a George Jeanty illustration.







This volume finishes with 31 pages of extra material including an exhaustive cover gallery and a fully illustrated art section (sketches, layouts) commented by Georges Jeanty. There is also an excerpt of Joss Whedon script.









Buffy the Vampire Slayer Library Edition as of April 2016:



Got to TalesSeason 8 vol 1Season 8 vol 2Season 8 vol 3Season 9 vol 1, Season 9 vol 2, Season 9 vol 3