|Steve Morris cover|
|yes, saddly there is a bump on one corner|
|Georges Jeanty back cover|
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), printed on thick glossy paper, with a bookmark ribbon (see also the end of this article) and edited by Scott Allie. This is the second volume of season 9.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 9 Vol 2 was published in June 2015 (ISBN: 978-1-61655-716-4, cover price $29,99, 285 pages). This edition is designed by Justin Couch and here we have a lilac theme design (bookmark included). Second and third of cover feature the same illustration (by Georges Jeanty).
Below, there is a picture for size comparison with a regular floppy comics (Season 9 issue #19), and a zoom of the high quality binding.
Under the fully illustrated dust jacket, the cover of the inner book is by the hand of by Phil Noto. The inner back cover is illustrated by David Mack.
|spine is still not numbered|
|back cover by David Mack|
There is no introduction to this book nor afterword but a two pages creators bio at the end. This volume reprints Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 9 issues #11 to #15, Willow: Wonderland issues #1 to #5. Detailed story credits and contents are displayed below.
Chapter breaks art using all regular virgin cover illustrations are from Phil Noto and David Mack. End chapters are excerpts from Georges Jeanty's art.
|end chapter break by Georges Jeanty|
This volume finishes with 40 pages of extra material including an exhaustive cover gallery (see the list below) and a fully illustrated referenced art section (sketches, layouts, thumbnails).
- all 5 Georges Jeanty variant covers for issues #11 to #15,
- all 5 Megan Lara variant covers for Willow: Wonderland issues #1 to #5,
- variant cover for Willow: Wonderland issue #1, created by Jenny Frison for NYCC
- Joe Chen cover for Guarded TPB
- note that Window: Wonderland TPB cover is the same as issue #5
|Phil Noto tryouts|
|Georges Jeanty sketches|
|issue #14 design treatments|
|pencils by Karl moline, inks by Andy Owens|
|left Guarded TPB Joe Chen cover, right Willow: Wonderland issue #1 Megan Lara variant cover|
|Willow costume designs by Brian Ching|
|Willow: Wonderland issue #4 & 5 Megan Lara variant covers|