Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #11

Writer: Joss Whedon Artist: Georges Jeanty Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: February 6, 2008 Critic Reviews: 4 User Reviews: 3
8.8Critic Rating
8.5User Rating

An ill-prepared Buffy comes face to face with the new Big Bad in the form of an old-fashioned death match in this standalone issue titled "A Beautiful Sunset."

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Shawn Hill Feb 9, 2008

    Whoever Twilight is (and the merciless teasing about his identity continues apace, good one, Joss!), he's not as clever as he thinks. Because if Buffy didn't doubt, she wouldn't still be human. But she doesn't just doubt, she learns. And she'll get her foe's information yet, though I'm sure the price will be as high as ever. As Buffy says to ruefully conclude the excellently paced issue, "Yay me." Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    IGN - Bryan Joel Feb 6, 2008

    Finally, this book seems like it's firing on all cylinders. With all the pleasantries out of the way with the first couple story arcs, Buffy is now setting to telling its overall story and it's shaping up to be pretty great. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Weekly Comic Book Review - Daniel Yanez Feb 10, 2008

    This stand alone issue gives a glance at what Buffy will have to deal with in the future. This issue is the perfect model on how to write stand alone issues " a mix of action, character development and humor. Writers, please take note. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jon Judy Feb 14, 2008

    So what if this isnt Whedon at his best? So what if it is mostly set-up for stories to come? Whedon at his worst is better than most everyone else at their best, and Buffy set-up is better than most titles climaxes. Read Full Review

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