Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The 25th Anniversary #1

Writer: Jeremy Lambert Artist: Claudia Balboni Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: March 30, 2022 Cover Price: $9.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 1
7.7Critic Rating
6.0User Rating

*  25 years later, dive into a whole new universe of stories celebrating the phenomenal icon of a generation, Buffy Summers!
*  Where in the Multiverse is Buffy? And what's happened to the Scooby Gang? Find out in the surprising epilogue to BOOM! Studios' acclaimed first three years of Buffy the Vampire Slayer!
*  Discover the start of an all new series about the Slayer from Hugo Award-winning author Sarah Gailey (Eat the Rich, Magic for Liars)!
*  Plus, three brand new original stories about your fan favorites from the Buffyverse in this 64 page perfect bound deluxe special celebrating the pivotal anniversary of the Slay more

  • 9.0
    COMICON - Scott Redmond Apr 7, 2022

    BOOM! Studios celebrates a quarter-century of 'Buffy The Vampire Slayer' by giving the slayer and her supporting cast of characters their due in a number of well-crafted, fun, emotional, and fulfilling stories. All the love these creators have for the world and characters is clear on the pages and bodes well for the continued future of this franchise in Boom's capable hands. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Collier "CJ" Jennings Mar 31, 2022

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The 25th Anniversary #1 serves as a celebration of all things Slayer, and lays the seeds for Buffy's future. With a new ongoing series incoming and a wealth of characters to dig into, readers can look forward to seeing more of Buffy and her friends down the road. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Mar 30, 2022

    It's not a terrible package, but it hardly feels like the celebration it ought to be. Read Full Review

  • 6.0

    This did not feel like a real celebration of the Buffy series. This felt like the sales for the main series were too low, and Jeremy Lambert needed another issue. The bulk of this celebration issue is just another over-sized issue's worth of the 2019 run. It is actually better than a lot of that run, especially its ending, but it's still marred by Lambert trying to do way too much while not having the ability to pull much of it off. I'm glad that his last word on the series ends on a slightly higher note, nonetheless. The three short stories afterwards work to various degrees. The Willow and Tara story is pretty cute, but nothing special. I really enjoyed the Xander story because as much as his character has aged poorly, there *is* a good p more

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