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 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, in pink this time) are illustrated by George Jeanty.
There is no introduction or forewords to this book (just a two pages creators bio at the end). The exact content and associated credits are detailed below (note that this edition reprints the one short story "Willow-Goddesses And Monsters"). Each Season 8 stories (#11 to 20) are introduced by the original virgin Jo Chen covers and concluded by a George Jeanty illustration.
|Pencils of this illustration are displayed further|
There is more almost 40 pages of extra material including an exhaustive cover gallery and a fully illustrated art section (sketches, layouts) commented by Georges Jeanty. In addition, 9 pages of the bonus section is dedicated to the art of Karl Moline (layouts, sketches and thumbnails).
|Above and following, Karl Moline art|
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Library Edition as of April 2016:
Got to Tales, Season 8 vol 1, Season 8 vol 3, Season 8 vol 4, Season 9 vol 1, Season 9 vol 2, Season 9 vol 3