Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #5

Writer: Joss Whedon Artist: Paul Lee Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: July 25, 2007 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 3
8.7Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

"Buffy's new position as leader and figurehead of the world's five hundred most powerful women has made her a bigger target than ever before.

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    Comics Bulletin - Ariel Carmona Jr. Aug 20, 2007

    The appearance of a colorful slug-like creature with a skull necklace is the prototypical Buffy adversary, reminiscent of Balthazar from the third season episode "Bad Girls," a slimy and disgusting test for the combined forces of the Raven clan and the slugs. Another thematic refrain is revisited: The power of many concentrated into an individual will with devastatingly awesome results, transcending even death itself. A reality which can hardly be done justice by a TV budget and CGI special effects comes to life in the pages of this comic. Like I've stated, a magnificent comic book, and in my opinion, Dark Horse's best and the best in the series Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Jul 28, 2007

    The Slimefolk--Intelligent magical slugs; to honor them, strip naked and let them slime you. Wearing their odor is like wearing a badge. Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - Dave Dykema Jul 31, 2007

    At the end of the story, these words fill the captions: There is a chain, between each and every one of us. And like the man said, you either feel its tug or you ignore it. The same words apply to the Buffyverse. Critical accolades showered down on the series since its inception, but few paid any attention. Dont ignore this issues pull. Read Full Review

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