Buffy the Last Vampire Slayer #3

Writer: Casey Gilly Artist: Joe Jaro Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: February 9, 2022 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 2
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8.2User Rating

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Spike's unorthodox coven is revealed, along with their plans to continue Willow's work and save humanity, but they're struggling with spells, and the brutality of the vampires against witches had deep ramifications. But Buffy is having visions of the past that brings up conflict with Spike, as well as guilt. Can they find a way to make the spells work, find out what part Thessaly plays in all of this, as well as deal with a threat more deadly than perpetual darkness?

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Feb 17, 2022

    With only one issue to go, Buffy's dark future adventure begins to set up a lot of the pieces of past and present in order to prepare the slayer and friends for their final big confrontation. There is so much left to explore in this world, which speaks to just how well it's been built and cared for by the amazing creative team. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Get Your Comic On - Dave Jones Feb 8, 2022

    A new and exciting story arc that feels more gritty than Buffy ever has before. Casey Gilly appears to be pushing our favourite Slayer down a dark path which could change the multiverse as we know it. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Feb 9, 2022

    Buffy the Last Vampire Slayer #3 remains clumsy in spots, but this series makes a case for its existence for the first time. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Amazing Psycamorean Feb 19, 2022

    This is a weird comic. I feel like I say that a lot when it comes to these Boom Buffyverse comics. They are truly trying to do something and the results are very mixed. This is a pretty good issue, though. I think the characterization is on point, more or less. There's just a disconnect somewhere in here, where I stop enjoying what I'm reading because the stakes are removed by the scenario in which these characters are being written, and those stakes are not being replaced. It's hard to explain, but if I wasn't the only person on Earth reading this, the other hypothetical readers would get it.

  • 9.0
    nightmusic08 Apr 4, 2022

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