Old favorites return to _Buffy_ Season 8 with issue #24. Faith. Giles. Let's catch up! In an amazing one-shot issue, the esteemed Jim Krueger whose works include "Avengers/Invaders", "Earth X", "Justice", and multiple original series fleshes out the go-to girl for dirty deeds, Faith, and her new partner, Giles. After her last thankless escapade, where she put a stop to Buffy-hunting Slayer and kindred spirit Lady Gigi, Faith decided that though she's determined to be finished with bloodshed, she's not ready to leave misguided Slayers (like Gigi) with nowhere to turn. Fast-forward to the present¦Bloodshed still abounds, and the Faith-and- Giles team is still finding out what it really means to help those chosen to slay!