Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #14

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #14

Writer: Jane Espenson Artist: Karl Moline Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: October 10, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 1
7.2Critic Rating
9.0User Rating

Buffy television scribes Jane Espenson and Drew Z. Greenberg take readers on a special two-part adventure where a new kind of Slayer emerges in a world without magic! As the zompire epidemic threatens a small California town, Slayer and Watcher join forces to eradicate an overwhelming new evil.

  • 9.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Oct 14, 2012

    This is a good interlude in the big Buffy storyline and good entry point for people who haven't read Buffy. Fun, but I'm looking forward to the return of THE Slayer. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Oct 15, 2012

    "Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9" #14 could have been a disaster, but it makes the comic all the more appealing in how well it succeeds. This is easily my favorite issue of the new series to date, and it's turned the book into one where I'm eager to see what happens next. All in all, a good show by all parties involved. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Crux - Wesley Messer Oct 10, 2012

    I really had a good time with this story. The Buffyverse has had a new character added into the mix thats turned into something much more. Ive been behind on the series and now I feel like I should give the comic Buffyverse another go. If youve wanted to check out Buffy but felt like you were too far behind, Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 9 #14 isnt just the introduction to a great new character, but a good point to start reading the series. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Zak Edwards Oct 11, 2012

    Any change from series regular Georges Jeanty for me is a bonus, so Karl Moline is a welcome change of pace. What Moline'a artistic style brings is a consistency even if Im not completely swayed by his work. His pencils are well conceived and steady; the book may never astound but it certainly doesnt disappoint, His facial expressions dont exactly work at times but they do convey what the script is saying and, after witnessing Jeantys inconsistencies issue after issue, its nice to have something that actually works throughout. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Therapy - MrComicBook Oct 12, 2012

    Billy's first appearance could have been better, but it's a good start. Welcome to the Buffyverse Billy. Let's hope you stay around for a while. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Oct 18, 2012

    I understand what Espenson is doing here, but the story is pretty damn pat (he ends up having to stake and kill the football jock who has been harassing him). This kind of story would seem to fit much better in something like the Tales of Slayers anthology series than in the middle of an ongoing season arc. If I had found it there, or if was just a one-issue tale (I don't need a second month of Billy's misadventures), I might give it a pass, but 14 issues in, as the season is still trying to find its focus, it simply doesn't work. Pass. Read Full Review

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