Buffy the Vampire Slayer #4

Writer: Jordie Bellaire Artist: Dan Mora Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: April 17, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 14 User Reviews: 4
8.3Critic Rating
8.2User Rating

This is the issue no BUFFY fan can miss! In the shocking conclusion of the first story arc of the
most-anticipated reVAMP of 2019, someone from the Scooby gang must make the ultimate sacrifice. And don't miss the massive first appearance that will have everyone talking!

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - Kate Sanchez Apr 17, 2019

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer #4is a bloody good time that keeps it's foot on the gas pedal and a hand on your heart. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    The Brazen Bull - Jaimee Nadzan Apr 18, 2019

    I'm ready to slay all day after this issue.Buffy the Vampire Slayer #4 has it all: drama, suspense, and the gut feeling that everything is about to change. With the first story arc officially over, I welcome Jordie Bellaire's future plans for the Scooby Gang. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    You Don't Read Comics - Jason A. Fleece Apr 18, 2019

    Boom! Studios reboot of Buffy has been solid from its start, but its this issue that really shows why relaunching the franchise opens up new possibilities in a way that continuing it couldnt. This issue is a promising surprise; heres hoping that whats done here isnt undone, as it so easily could be. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Darryll Robson Apr 15, 2019

    Keeping secrets in the comic book world is hard but BOOM! Studios have managed it with Buffy The Vampire Slayer. This issue is the perfect end to the first arc of this new take on the Slayer's life. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Apr 17, 2019

    Dan Mora's art is perfect in this issue. All of the characters look amazing and there are some great details in their expressions and facial features. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Apr 28, 2019

    This is the best issue of the series yet, due to one character getting some solid focus. In fact, this issue is entirely character driven with no slaying whatsoever. I liked how uncomfortable Buffy was in trying to be social and the Scoobie on the final seven pages is spectacular. The visuals remain strong, though I don't like the stylized blur used by Mora. The dialogue font is also very limp looking. These are really minor nicks, because this an enjoyable issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Apr 17, 2019

    As one door closes, another one opens. This new story arc gave us a lot to look forward to from Buffy and friends as they take their next steps in finding balance in their lives. No stone was left unturned whether it was what went on within the halls, at home, or in their heads. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    All-Comic - Milo Milton Jefferies Apr 29, 2019

    It's unpredictable and exciting, whether in the mundane realities of Buffy's life or exploring the dangers that come with the profession of a Slayer. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Apr 17, 2019

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer #4 has everything a Buffy fan could ask for, beginning with the Scoobies' perfect reaction to Giles offering them a night off. From there we get relationship drama, internal conflict, the big bads plotting, and a cliffhanger right as a key character reaches a major turning point. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Corps - Sophie Buijsen Apr 17, 2019

    Any worries about whether the reboot would be in good hands are wiped away by these extremely strong first 4 issues. Issue 5 will hopefully reveal the strength of Xander's character. And I think that is the first time that the end of an installment of Buffy leaves me wondering: 'what will Xander do next?!'. Read Full Review

  • 7.7
    Sequential Planet - Alex Clark-McGlenn Apr 14, 2019

    While this issue is a downbeat in plot pace, it's an upbeat in character development. For anyone who loves these characters and is excited to see how they deal with the trials of the 21st century. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    The Pop Break - Sheena Fisher Apr 18, 2019

    This issue focused mainly on the scoobies and their personal lives. Not a ton of action, but it's nice to see what the gang does when they're not slaying vampires and demons. It was also interesting to get inside Xander's head more in this issue to see what he's really thinking. So even though I've been spoiled by action with this comic, I know character development is also important. So is story-telling. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comics Bulletin - Daniel Gehen Apr 17, 2019

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer #4 is a solid entry to the series, though a bit of a letdown after the high-octane action of the previous issue. As a quieter, character focused issue, it exposes some of the potential faults in the changes made to the series cast. However, if Bellaire is able to execute on these changes and stick the landing, the new Buffy has the potential to be as well regarded by the hardcore fans as the material its based on. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Razorfine - Alan Rapp Apr 29, 2019

    Ending with Drusilla feeding off of Xander, and a cameo by Angel, we are left to wonder about his final fate. Does Angel save him? Or will Xander become a member of team vamp? Worth a look. Read Full Review

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