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Blue Monday Buffy #1/2

   In Angel vol. 1 (1999), Doyle recounts Angel's origin from Buffy episode 2.21 "Becoming Part 1", where he met his sire Darla in an alley. Artwork by Christian Zanier.

Buffy #8 Avengers

   In Angel #25 (2009), Drusilla remembers herself as a frightened human watching as Angelus and Darla fooling around from the Angel 2.05 episode "Dear Boy". Artwork by Franco Urru.

Spike: Asylum #2 Usual Suspects

   In Angel: The Curse (2005), Angel remembers Romanians cursing him with a human conscience for for killing a Gypsy girl, from Buffy episode 2.21 "Becoming Part 1". Artwork by David Messina.

Buffy #15 Seven Samurai

   Spike Vs. Dracula #4 (2006) expands the brief scene in black-and-white of Spike and Drusilla in an Italian jazz club from Angel episode 5.20 "The Girl in Question". Artwork by Joe Corroney.

Angel: After the Fall #1 Angel: Napalese Switcheroo

   Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Origin #1-3 (1999) adapted Joss Whedon's original screenplay from the feature film, updating the material to match the tone and characters of the television series, including a scene from Buffy's time at Hemery High in Buffy episode 2.21 "Becoming Part 1". Artwork by Joe Bennett.

Buffy Omnibus Vol 3 Angel: Napalese Switcheroo

   In Angel: The Curse #3 (2005), Angel reminisces about losing Cordelia, with a flashback scene of Cordelia as a high school student attending Sunnydale High from the Buffy episode 1.01 "Welcome to the Hellmouth." Artwork by David Messina.

Angel: AFter the Fall #9 The Incredible Hulk #1

   Buffy the Vampire Slayer #35 (2001) featured the events of Buffy's confrontation with the Master from the Buffy episode 1.13 "Prophecy Girl" from Dawn's perspective. Artwork by Cliff Richards.

Buffy #17 Akira Vol. 4

   Buffy the Vampire Slayer #36 (2001) features a modified flashback of Xander and Cordelia's secret romance being discovered by Dawn rather than Willow from the Buffy episode 2.14 "Innocence". Artwork by Cliff Richards.

Angel: Smile Time #1 Hulk Collection

   Buffy the Vampire Slayer #37 (2001) features a modified flashback of Angel almost killing Dawn, when no one knew that he had turned evil again from the Buffy episode 2.14 "Innocence". Artwork by Cliff Richards when

Buffy #17 Akira Vol. 4

   Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Oz #3 (2002) features a flashback to Oz and Willow sharing their first kiss, leaving Oz a "werewolf in love," from the Buffy episode 2.15 "Phases". Artwork by Logan Lubera and Valentien De Landro.

Angel: Smile Time #2 Fight Club

   Angel: The Curse #2 (2005) sees Angel reminisce on killing Jenny Calandar from Buffy episode 2.17 "Passion", after he meets a tribe of gypsies in Romania. Artwork by David Messina.

Buffy MySpace Winner: Robin Balzer Buffy #4

   In Angel vol. 1 (1999), Doyle recounts Buffy being forced to kill Angel to save the world from being swallowed into hell from Buffy episode 2.22 "Becoming Part 2". Artwork by Christian Zanier.

Prototype #1 Spike: Asylum #4

   Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Lover's Walk (2001) features Spike reminiscing on his visit to Sunnydale in Buffy episode 3.08 "Lovers Walk" when he forced Buffy and Angel to help him gather ingredients for a love spell after he kidnapped Willow. Artwork by Eric Powell.

Buffy: Smile Time #3 Angel Season Five Advertisement

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #9 (2007) features a flashback to a scene in Buffy episode 3.21 "Graduation Day Part 1" between the Mayor and Faith, showing how Faith currently views the Mayor - she knows he was wrong and evil, yet how she can't help but feel loved when she thinks of him. Artwork by Georges Jeanty.

Angel #25 By Sam Shearon A CLockwork Orange

   Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #7 (2007) features a flashback to the battle between Buffy and Faith to save Angel's life in Buffy episode 3.21 "Graduation Day Part 1". Artwork by Georges Jeanty.

retailer incentive cover for Angel #25 Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike and Dru TPB

   Buffy the Vampire Slayer #20 (2000) is set directly after Buffy episode 3.22 "Graduation Day Part 2" when Angel leaves Buffy and Sunnydale for L.A.. Artwork by Jason Minor.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Angel Spotlight: Doyle (2006) focuses on Doyle as he tracks someone that the Powers That Be have pointed him towards: Angel, which leads into their first interaction from the Angel episode 1.01 "City Of". Artwork by David Messina.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    In Angel: The Curse #3 (2005), Angel reminisces about running into Cordelia Chase, whom he last saw at her graduation ceremony at Sunnydale High some months earlier from the Angel episode 1.01 "City Of". Artwork by David Messina.

Angel: Smile Time #2 Fight Club

   In Spike: Lost and Found, Spike tells Harmony of his trip to Los Angeles when he had tried and failed to obtain the mystical Gem of Amarra by torturing Angel for information in the Angel episode 1.03 "In the Dark". Artwork by Fernando Goni.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

   In Angel: The Curse #3 (2005), Angel reminisces about losing Doyle after he sacrificed himself to deactivate a bomb-like device in the Angel episode 1.09 "Hero". Artwork by David Messina.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

   In Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #27 (2009), Oz informs Buffy and co. how he dealt with his werewolf problem after he had lost control and attacked Tara in Buffy episode 4.19 "New Moon Rising". Artwork by Georges Jeanty.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer #39 (2001) flashes back to Buffy discovering her mother's lifeless body on the couch in the Buffy episode 5.16 "The Body". Artwork by Cliff Richards.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

   Angel: The Curse #2 (2005) showed Angel discovering a poster advertisement featuring Cordelia in swimwear in Romania that she had shot in Angel episode 2.19 "Belonging". Artwork by David Messina.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer #43 follows the events of Buffy episode 5.22 "The Gift", where Buffy's friends are trying to live on without the slayer after she sacrificed her life to save the world. Artwork by Cliff Richards.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season #45 (2002) featured the resurrection of Buffy from the Buffy episode 6.01 "Bargaining Part 1". Artwork by Cliff Richards.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #4 (2007) features a flashback to when Dark Willow flayed Warren Mears in the Buffy episode 2.20 "Villains". Artwork by Georges Jeanty.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

   In Angel: The Curse #3 (2005), Angel reminisces about losing Cordelia and his feelings for her, with a flashback to her ascension into a higher being from the Angel episode 3.22 "Tomorrow". Artwork by David Messina.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #26 (2009) has skinless Warren distracting Andrew by having him remember his dream where they and Jonathon are frolicking gods from the Buffy episode 7.16 "Storyteller". Artwork by Georges Jeanty.

Spike re-ensouled Spike re-ensouled in Grave

    Spike #1 (2010) sees Spike reminisce about his past, which sees a flashback to Buffy episode 6.22 "Grave," where his soul is restored to him by a demon shaman. Artwork by Franco Urru.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #28 (2009) has Andrew use his camcorder to secretly interview the Slayer organization in a callback to the Buffy episode 7.16 "Storyteller". Artwork by Georges Jeanty.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eight #11 (2008) has Buffy reflecting on her long history of being a Slayer and awakening the thousands of other girls around the world from the Buffy episode 7.22 "Chosen". Artwork by Georges Jeanty.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

   Angel: Smile Time #1-3 (2008) is a comic book adaptation of the Angel episode 5.14 "Smile Time", where Angel goes to the studio of a popular show after learning they are stealing the life forces of children, and accidentally triggers a spell that transforms him into a puppet. Artwork by David Messina.

A Hole in the World comic Illyria's resurrection

   Angel: A Hole in the World #1-5 (2010) is a comic book adaptation of Angel episodes 5.15-5.16 "A Hole in the World" and "Shells," which tells the tragic tale of how Fred became infected with the spirit of the ancient demon Illyria, and Angel's fruitless search to save Fred's life. Artwork by Elena Casagrande.

Buffy Animated Buffy Animated

    Angel: Not Fade Away #1-3 is a comic book adaptation of the Angel episode 5.22 "Not Fade Away", where Angel convinces his team that they must take out every member of the Circle of the Black Thorn in a defiant and probably futile stand against the Senior Partners of Wolfram & Hart. Artwork by Stephen Mooney.

 


Links

Comic Book Guide to Buffy
Comic Book Guide to Buffy

 

Tales of the Slayers
Tales of the Slayers

 

Joss Whedon's Fray
Joss Whedon's Fray

 

Comic Monster Guide
The Monster Guide

 

Hellmouth Central
Hellmouth Central


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