"Buffy" Season 8 finally gets to the bottom of Dawn's mysterious changes in issue #25! Doug Petrie, formerly a writer and director on the "Buffy the Vampire Slayer" television series, joins _Buffy_ Season 8 with "Living Doll." The spell little Dawnie got whacked with by the thricewise demon she angered just keeps evolving. First, she's a giant; then, she's a centaur; now, she's a¦what? Buffy, ever busy saving the world, will finally have to take action regarding her little sis when Dawn's mysterious disappearance makes it a priority. At least, she better be in some sort of danger, or Buffy's going to kick her butt for wasting precious time acting like an attention-seeking teen which "is" what Dawn is, after all.