Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow #5

Writer: Mariko Tamaki Artist: Natacha Bustos Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: November 18, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 3
6.9Critic Rating
6.2User Rating

* The evil forces behind the town of Abhainn think they've figured out how to defeat Willow.
* But Willow's survived Sunnydale, the Hellmouth AND high school - so her new enemies are in for the fight of their lives!

  • 8.3
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Nov 17, 2020

    Willow and Aelara face off in a battle of wits and magic! Read Full Review

  • 8.3
    GWW - B Ferg Nov 17, 2020

    Time and timing is an often overlooked component of many aspects of our lives. Take for example this issue, this series featuring Willow by Boom Studios. For it's part this comic delivers an opportunity for a critical piece of the Scoobies to come to the forefront. Unfortunately, it is that very term, "delivery", that prevents this experience from being as truly satisfying as I initially hoped for. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Tony Farina Nov 19, 2020

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow #5 brings this mini-series to an end. It has been pretty satisfying, but due to the pandemic, it has been told out of order. Willow has already returned in the main continuity and that lowers the stakes of this book. Tamaki is a great writer and if Jordie ever were to leave the main series (which I hope she never does), Tamaki would be a great fit. If you missed this one, definitely pick up the trade next month. It's a great time. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Elizabeth Buck Nov 20, 2020

    Unsatisfying writing gives what has been a fun series a disappointing ending. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Nov 18, 2020

    It's maybe an issue too long and marred by forced, unsatisfying conflict, but it's still a worthwhile diversion from Boom Studios' Buffy the Vampire Slayer series. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Bleeding Cool - Theo Dwyer Nov 26, 2020

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Willow has just been so, so good that the strength of the first four issues left me with no doubt that Tamaki would follow through with a terrific ending. That didn't end up being the case, but this is still, by far, the best Buffy title coming from BOOM! Studios. Read Full Review

  • 4.9
    Sequential Planet - Alexander Cole Dec 4, 2020

    Mariko Tamaki has done an awful job of finishing this Willow solo series. Read Full Review

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