Buffy Season 8 with Release Dates

May 8, 2012 at 6:28 pm (Buffy/Angel Comics) (, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , )

The Long Way Home, Part One March 14, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #01 The Long Way Home, Part One

Since the destruction of the Hellmouth, the Slayers–newly legion–have gotten organized and are kicking some serious undead butt. But not everything’s fun and firearms, as an old enemy reappears and Dawn experiences some serious growing pains…

The Long Way Home, Part Two April 04, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #02 The Long Way Home, Part Two

The destruction of Buffy’s hometown, plus covert and powerful slayer “cells” around the world, add up to a new label for the Scoobies: Terrorist threat. Speaking of Sunnydale, the crater formerly known as, has opened to reveal the witch Amy, and boy is she pissed. Now: Giles, smoochies, a knife to the heart, and a big sleep. Season Eight continues.

The Long Way Home, Part Three May 02, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #03 The Long Way Home, Part Three

With Buffy incapacitated, Amy the witch has taken the opportunity to-get this-lay siege with an army of the undead. Willow takes her on in a witches’ battle royal as hundreds of Slayers defend their Scottish citadel, but without the kiss of true love, Buffy will be out of commission indefinitely-with an unwelcome familiar face, and an image you won’t soon forget.

The Long Way Home, Part Four June 06, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #04 The Long Way Home, Part Four

Buffy’s back in action, thanks to a kiss of true love, but Willow’s another story entirely-their capture of Amy the witch opened up a magical trap door, and now the Wiccan is in the belly of the beast. To make matters worse, she’s at the mercy of someone truly bent on revenge, and he’s been waiting for this for a long time. The conclusion to Season Eight’s first arc.

The Chain July 25, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #05 The Chain

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. “The Chain” tells the story of one of the decoy “Buffy” Slayers, a tale personally important to series creator Joss Whedon.

No Future for You, Part One September 05, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #06 No Future for You, Part One

The second arc of our bestselling Season Eight starts here. Top creator Brian K. Vaughan (Y: The Last Man; Pride of Baghdad; Lost) takes over writing duties and dives headlong into what Faith is up to-infiltration, assassination, and nonstop Cleveland. The fugitive Slayer is given the assignment that could change her life… if Giles’s specialized training doesn’t make her want to end it first.

No Future for You, Part Two October 03, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #07 No Future for You, Part Two

Faith’s out to kill a Slayer. Lady Genevieve Savidge is one of the most dangerous women on the planet. If she’s left unstopped, the British heiress will usher in the apocalypse. Faith has accepted Giles’s offer of an early retirement package for this gig–but the wetworks will have to wait till she’s infiltrated Savidge’s mystically protected estate.

No Future for You, Part Three November 07, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #08 No Future for You, Part Three

Faith hits the ground running after she infiltrates the estate of a rogue Slayer, that is until Buffy pops in and is confronted by her longtime nemesis. Certainly, chaos ensues.

No Future for You, Part Four December 05, 2007
Buffy Season 8: #09 No Future for You, Part Four

Slayers battle to the death in the thrilling conclusion to Brian K. Vaughan’s four-issue run on Buffy Season Eight.

Anywhere But Here January 02, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #10 Anywhere But Here

Buffy and Willow meet a demon who reveals a dim future, forcing the two to reflect on their past. Meanwhile, back in Scotland, Dawn confides in Xander the deed that led to her mysterious growth spurt.

A Beautiful Sunset February 06, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #11 A Beautiful Sunset

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.

Wolves at the Gate, Part One March 05, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #12 Wolves at the Gate, Part One

Acclaimed television series writer, Drew Goddard (Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Alias; Lost), takes the reins on Season Eight with his four-issue arc titled “Wolves at the Gate.” The gang (yep, Dawn too) travels to Tokyo where they duel vampires with unusual, yet strangely familiar, powers.

Wolves at the Gate, Part Two April 02, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #13 Wolves at the Gate, Part Two

Drew Goddard (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Alias, Lost, and the writer of Cloverfield), continues his story arc “Wolves at the Gate,” which has Buffy and the gang fighting a team of über vamps in Tokyo. In order to better understand their mysterious new foes, Xander must recruit an old ally to join in their cause to defeat this new danger.

Wolves at the Gate, Part Three May 07, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #14 Wolves at the Gate, Part Three

The Scoobies’ mysterious new foes have obtained a powerful instrument that may destroy everything that Buffy has worked so hard to build. Acclaimed screenwriter, Drew Goddard (Lost, Cloverfield) continues his fun-filled romp through Tokyo with Wolves at the Gate part 3.

Wolves at the Gate, Part Four June 04, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #15 Wolves at the Gate, Part Four

Having traveled from her base in Scotland, Buffy ventures to the heart of Japan in order to reclaim her stolen scythe, in Drew Goddard’s conclusion to Wolves at the Gate. Along the way, Buffy and the legion of Slayers join forces with the irresistible Dracula to defeat a tight-nit group of nefarious vampires, in which the Slayers suffer a massive hit.

Time of Your Life, Part One July 02, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #16 Time of Your Life, Part One

On a hot tip, Buffy and Willow head to Manhattan hoping to unlock the secrets of Buffy’s mysterious scythe, but something goes terribly awry when Buffy suddenly finds herself transported to an unknown world, and into the path of future Slayer Fray.

Time of Your Life, Part Two August 06, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #17 Time of Your Life, Part Two

After a shaky introduction, Buffy and Fray must join forces in order to discover the purpose of their meeting, and its impact on the world at large.

Time of Your Life, Part Three September 03, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #18 Time of Your Life, Part Three

A powerful enemy from Buffy’s past confronts the Slayer and Fray in the future, having allied with Fray’s greatest foe. Meanwhile, Dawn’s gone through another bizarre change.

Time of Your Life, Part Four November 26, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #19 Time of Your Life, Part Four

Buffy and Fray take on a powerful foe, who’s lasted hundreds of years just so she can bring down the last two Slayers.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #20: After These Messages . . . We’ll be right back! December 17, 2008
Buffy Season 8: #20 After These Messages…We’ll Be Right Back

Acclaimed comic-book writer Jeph Loeb (Batman: The Long Halloween) was set to executive produce, alongside Joss Whedon and animator Eric Wight, the proposed Buffy animated TV series. While Buffy fans won’t be viewing that show anytime soon, Loeb, Wight, and Whedon offer the next best thing–a comic inspired by the animated series!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #21: Harmonic Divergence January 07, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #21 Harmonic Divergence

Cue Harmony, the bubblegum cheerleader from Sunnydale High whose ambitions include blood sucking and stardom.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8: Harmony Bites  January 07, 2009
Buffy Season 8: Harmony Bites

Harmony goes for a job interview as a bartender, but finds herself in a shouting match with Clem. Featured in MySpace Dark Horse Presents #18.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #22: Swell February 04, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #22 Swell

Vampires are the hottest thing around — forget hipsters; being a bloodsucking fiend is where’s it’s at! Slayers must take the good fight underground if they’re to avoid any bad press from the general public. When Kennedy is sent to Japan to evaluate Satsu’s efforts as team leader, they are taken by surprise by some fierce furry creatures who want to do nothing more than destroy Buffy (surprise!), while Twilight remains the captain of the anti-Slayer ship.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #23: Predators and Prey March 04, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #23 Predators and Pray

It’s Buffy and Andrew — on a mission in Italy…together! Awkward? Yes! Since Harmony’s television stunt, the ensuing of general vampire-love from the masses, and the destruction of the Scotland base, operations at Slayer headquarters have been somewhat strained. Rogue Slayers – -Simone and her gang — have not been helping Slayer-civilian relations with their attacks against the military, bank robbing, and occasional snitching at Hot Topic. Now, Andrew has a lead on how to gain intel on Simone’s plans…but he has to go to Italy — now! With Xander and Willow busy holding together their Slayer legions Buffy seems to be the only one with an open schedule to act as Andrew’s backup. Hours of travel…just Buffy and Andrew…Really?

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #24: Safe April 01, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #24 Safe

Faith. Giles. Let’s catch up!

In an amazing one-shot issue, the esteemed Jim Krueger — whose works include Avengers/Invaders, Earth X, Justice, and multiple original series — fleshes out the go-to girl for dirty deeds, Faith, and her new partner, Giles. After her last thankless escapade, where she put a stop to Buffy-hunting Slayer and kindred spirit Lady Gigi, Faith decided that though she’s determined to be finished with bloodshed, she’s not ready to leave misguided Slayers (like Gigi) with nowhere to turn. Fast-forward to the present…bloodshed still abounds, and the Faith-and-Giles team is still finding out what it really means to help those chosen to slay…

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #25: Living Doll May 06, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #25 Living Doll

The spell little Dawnie got whacked with by the Thricewise demon she angered just keeps…evolving. First, she’s a giant; then, she’s a centaur; now, she’s a…what?! Buffy, ever busy saving the world, will finally have to take action regarding her little sis when Dawn’s mysterious disappearance makes it a priority. At least, she better be in some sort of danger, or Buffy’s going to kick her butt for wasting precious time acting like an attention-seeking teen — which is what Dawn is, after all.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #26: Retreat July 01, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #26 Retreat, Part One

Team Buffy has become all about sneaky in a world where Slayers are now feared and hated, and vampires would rank at the top of a popularity poll. All hands are on deck as Scotland’s brand-newest Slayer headquarters comes under attack; but, when things get more than a little fried, Buffy has to punt. There are yaks.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8: Always Darkest July 1, 2009
Buffy Season 8: Always Darkest

Buffy is plagued by some strange dreams in this online web-comic. You can read it directly at DarkHorse.com. Featured Dark Horse Presents #24.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #27: Retreat part 2 August 05, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #27 Retreat, Part Two

Slayers are out. Vampires are in. Mysterious big bad Twilight has just become a bigger bad — he can zero in on Team Buffy and her army of Slayers by tracking their use of magic. But Buffy and her allies have taken their submarine — yes, Buffy picked up one of those…they’re a necessary piece of equip — straight to the only person she knows with an inside track on suppressing magic: the werewolf Oz. In the yak-filled mountains of Tibet, Oz has found his peace and formed a new life. The butter tea flows freely at the reunion, where — among other fun reunion-y things — Buffy learns that suppressing her demon side could be the biggest risk of all…

Buffy the Vampires Slayer Season 8 #28: Retreat part 3 September 02, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #28 Retreat, Part Three

Oh, hello there, gentle viewers…This month we revisit Team Buffy and her army of Slayers at Oz’s temple in the mountains of Tibet. Among the yaks, the Slayers and Wiccan troops attempt to suppress dangerous Magicks through meditation and hard labor. Buffy embraces this new lifestyle, but not everyone is convinced that leaving Magicks behind will solve any problems: among them, a resistant Willow, a doubtful Andrew, and a concerned Giles. For Buffy, the world has not been so peaceful…so honest….so full of feeling….in a long time — too bad it’s not going to stay that way!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #29: Retreat part 4 October 07, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #29 Retreat, Part Four

Oz’s temple in the Tibetan mountains is no longer a safe retreat for Buffy and her troops. Discovered by Twilight’s magical agent, Amy, and bereft of their own magic, the army is preparing for a human war with guns, grenades, missiles…and MANPADS — it’s not a laughing matter. People are about to die. But even without her own magic, Buffy is still a Slayer — the Slayer — and she has to lead the way to victory. Or at least…live to fight another day.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #30: Retreat part 5 November 04, 2009
Buffy Season 8: #30 Retreat, Part Five

The war between Twilight’s minions and Buffy’s army rages in the Tibetan mountains. Bereft of their magic, the girls — Wiccans and Slayers — face an epic battle in which they have no hope of victory. Buffy has already done the retreat thing once, plus also put herself and her army into hiding . . . What can she do now that there is no magic to help them escape from another losing battle?

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8: Willow December 23, 2009
Buffy Season 8: Willow

Willow Rosenberg has worn many faces — a shy computer geek, a loyal friend, a passionate lover, a fierce Wiccan, and a dark Willow. Now in Season Eight of the critically acclaimed, award-winning Buffy comics series, Willow’s powers have grown exponentially. She can fly. Teleport. And may or may not be immortal. All we know is that Willow went on a walkabout following the demise of Sunnydale, and she met a very sultry, extremely powerful serpent lady who seems to be the key to unraveling the mysteries of what Willow is, and will become.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #31: Turbulence January 13, 2010
Buffy Season 8: #31 Turbulence

After Willow unearths giant Tibetan goddesses to help in the fight against Twilight and his disposable soldiers, the Slayers are forced to retreat when the goddesses go AWOL and attack indiscriminately. Without powers the Slayers are unable to keep up the fight against missile fire, grenade launchers, and tanks. It would seem that all is lost, and Buffy — all alone — must make her last stand on a battlefield covered in the bodies of friends and foes.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #32: Twilight part 1 February 03, 2010
Buffy Season 8: #32 Twilight, Part One

Faster than a speeding — you know. More powerful than a — yeah, one of those. Able to leap tall . . . castles in a single bound. Still working on that x-ray-vision thing. In the aftermath of battle with Twilight’s army, Buffy has developed a host of new powers, but when will the other shoe drop, and will it be a cute shoe, or an ugly one? Still reeling from the losses of war, Willow goes looking for missing allies and discovers a horrifying truth about several of the Slayer army’s recent ordeals.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #33: Twilight part 2 March 03, 2010
Buffy Season 8: #33 Twilight, Part Two

Acclaimed novelist and comics writer Brad Meltzer (The Book of Lies, Identity Crisis) continues his pivotal story arc! The Slayer army has suffered heavy losses throughout Season Eight and faced all kinds of threats new and old, but the one mystery connecting it all has been the identity of the Big Bad: Twilight. In this issue, Buffy finally confronts Twilight one on one, setting the stage for Twilight’s unmasking in Buffy #34!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #34: Twilight part 3
Buffy Season 8: #34 Twilight, Part Three

Twilight has been unmasked. Buildings fall, oceans churn, and the earth moves as titans come together in a bizarre twist!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 8 #35: Twilight Part 4 May 05, 2010
Buffy Season 8: #35 Twilight, Part Four

After last issue’s climactic encounter between Buffy and the unmasked Twilight, the Slayer army’s entire mission has been altered and the true nature of the threat they face has been revealed. Everyone is in place to confront the Big Bad once and for all as Buffy‘s most epic season races toward the final arc.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #36: Last Gleaming part 1 September 01, 2010
Buffy Season 8: #36 Last Gleaming, Part One

The Big Bad-Twilight finally stands revealed, and it’s tearing the Scoobies apart, testing the limits of their friendship.Seems like a perfect time for Spike to come back.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #37: Last Gleaming part 2 October 06, 2010
Buffy Season 8: #37 Last Gleaming, Part Two

Spike and Buffy are finally reunited (*sigh*) and lucky him-he’s discovered the source of all her problems, and it’s not Angel. Now Buffy must revisit the place where love was indiscriminate, the Scoobies were formed, and Hell’s mouth was closed for good.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #38: Last Gleaming part 3 November 03, 2010
Buffy Season 8: #38 Last Gleaming, Part Three

While Super Buffy is fighting side by side with Spike in Sunnydale, Angel is on the other side of the world fighting demons of his own. As Twilight he was given a clear mission in regard to Buffy–help her reach the next plane, together create a new world, and end all suffering. But Buffy doesn’t play by the rules, and this “higher plane” and a lifetime of happiness with Angel wasn’t gonna cut it–not if she had to sacrifice her family to keep it. And now Angel has to answer for his failings as Twilight–willingly or not. Back in Sunnydale everyone is fighting for their lives against a horde of demons, and someone close to Buffy joins forces with a villain from the past to strive for a common goal–protect the seed.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #39: Last Gleaming part 4 December 01, 2010
Buffy Season 8: #39 Last Gleaming, Part Four

It’s war, and there will be casualties not soon forgotten as Buffy faces her most fearsome enemy. Buffy creator Joss Whedon and series artist Georges Jeanty join forces for the most emotional issue to date as they approach the finale of Season Eight.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #40 Last Gleaming, Part 5 January 19, 2011
Buffy Season 8: #40 Last Gleaming, Part Five

Season Eight has at last brought Buffy the long way home, and betrayal comes in the shape of the closest, most unexpected individual of all. Reeling from their losses, the Scoobies will never be the same again.

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