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PostPosted: Wed May 24, 2017 12:57 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Buffy Season 11 Comics for August 2017.

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/05/23/will-drink-american-gods-dark-horse-comics-solicits-august-2017/

Angel Season 11 #8

Corinna Bechko (W), Zé Carlos (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Stephanie Hans (Variant cover)

On sale Aug 30

FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

Their escape from a ship full of pirate zombies leaves Angel and Fred on an uninhabited island. Knowing that their dead shipmates are not far behind, they seek refuge further inland, only to find they aren’t actually alone . . .

“Corinna Bechko, one of the best writers in comics these days, takes over as the scribe of this series and begins with things deliciously dark.”—SciFiPulse





Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11 #10

Christos Gage (W), Megan Levens (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale Aug 30

FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

Despite not knowing who their Big Bad is, Buffy and the Scoobies know where the fruits of his or her evil labors are—and they’re going in to destroy those fruits . . . er, maybe. Hopefully, along the way, they’ll figure out who—or what—is behind the plot to remove magic from the world in time to save magical beings everywhere!




Note,they have the wrong cover up for the Buffy # 10 variant which is why I didn't post it.They have the variant cover of issue 8
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PostPosted: Tue Jun 20, 2017 9:18 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Season 11 solicitations for September 2017.

http://www.cbr.com/dark-horse-comics-september-2017-solicitations/

Angel Season 11 #9

•Corinna Bechko (W), Geraldo Borges (A/Variant cover), Michelle Madsen (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)

•On sale Sept 27
•FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing

•Illyria tries to transport herself and Angel back to the present when it becomes clear that changing the past is perhaps not the solution to the future. But she is having difficulty convincing Angel that he should not, and cannot, fix the past…





Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 11 #11

•Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

•On sale Sept 27
•FC, 32 pages • $3.99 • Ongoing

•With the Big Bad identified, Buffy and the Scoobies descend upon a top-secret government base for a battle to save the world and magical beings everywhere!
•Catch “deleted scenes” on the variant covers!



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Buffy:The High School Years writer talks latest comic.

http://www.cbr.com/buffy-high-scool-years-parental-parasite-interview/
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PostPosted: Sat Jul 01, 2017 2:02 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

This stood out.

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When you approach writing these stories, do you think of them like episodes of the show?

The stories in the Buffy: The High School Years series are basically lost filler episodes. I tried to pick where they happen in the show. Each of the Scoobies needs to have something to do in the story that supports the theme. I let Xander take more of a backseat this time because I wrote a lot about him in the last book and I made sure to include a few Angel scenes.


That combined with my enjoyment of the Free Comic Book Day issue will probably be enough for me to check this out.
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PostPosted: Tue Jul 11, 2017 4:52 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Just got this today. Haven't had a chance to read it yet, but it opens on a B/A scene.





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Cool to see a nice B/A scene again.

Dark Horse October 2017 solicitations.The conclusion of Buffy's season 11 book is this month.

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/07/12/dark-horse-comics-solicits-october-2017-mug-american-gods/

Angel Season 11 #10

Corinna Bechko (W), Geraldo Borges (A/Variant cover), Michelle Madsen (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)

On sale Oct 25

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

Having forced a weakened Illyria to transport him to the time right before his own siring, Angel is determined to make a change—a change that could challenge his own existence. Deaf to the reasoning of Fred and Illyria, will this friend and goddess be able to stop the guilt-ridden vampire? And should they?





“The fact that Season 11 is proving to be the best stretch Buffy the Vampire Slayer comic books is no small feat.”—Newsarama

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11 #12

Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover)

On sale Oct 25

FC, 32 pages

$3.99

Ongoing

In the season finale, with the lives of both humans and magical beings hanging in the balance, the battle between Buffy—once again the Chosen One—and the Big Bad comes to its zenith . . . And the world will never be the same!




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PostPosted: Thu Aug 03, 2017 2:41 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

The Variant cover for Buffy # 10.

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PostPosted: Thu Aug 17, 2017 10:25 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Cover and solicitation for Angel S11 # 11 which is out November 22(reminder,Buffy Season 11 ends in October).

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/08/16/jenny-finn-mike-mignola-troy-nixey-returns-dark-horses-november-2017-solicits/

Angel Season 11 #11

Corinna Bechko (W), Geraldo Borges (A/Variant cover), Michelle Madsen (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)

On sale Nov 22
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

As the steam clears from Angel’s confrontation with the goddess Illyria, the trio find themselves back in the present where their time-traveling adventure began. Angel, Fred, and Illyria are finally ready to face what waits for them—as long as they all can let go of the past . . .

• The penultimate issue of Angel Season 11!





Angel Season 11 Volume 2: Time and Tide TP

Corinna Bechko (W), Zé Carlos (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Scott Fischer (Cover)

On sale Jan 3
FC, 104 pages
$17.99
TP, 7” x 10”

On a time-traveling mission to prevent an impending disaster, Joss Whedon’s ensouled vampire confronts his past self aboard a ship filled with zombies and a dangerous treasure. Collects Angel Season 11 #5–#8.

“Bechko has crafted a terrific tale.”—SciFiPulse


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Covers & Solicictation For Angel S11 # 12,the conclusion of season 11.

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/09/19/dark-horse-comics-december-2017-solicits/

Angel Season 11 #12

Corinna Bechko (W), Geraldo Borges (A), Michelle Madsen (C), Scott Fischer (Cover), and Stephanie Hans (Variant Cover)

On sale Dec 20
FC, 32 pages
$3.99
Ongoing

Angel, Fred, and Illyria, back in the present, find they’ve changed history . . . for the worse. There’s a crack in time, and something monstrous, growing beyond control, has become the fount of an insect plague—a harbinger of the end of days! As Dublin is overrun, the trio must figure out how to destroy it, before it destroys . . . everything.



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Former Buffy editor Scott Allie leaves Dark Horse Comics

https://www.bleedingcool.com/2017/09/29/scott-allie-steps-dark-horse-comics-goes-freelance/

Scott Allie Steps Down From Dark Horse Comics, Goes Freelance

Posted by Rich Johnston September 29, 2017



Scott Allie is a longstanding comic book writer and editor, best known for his work at Portland publisher, Dark Horse Comics, for over twenty years.

He began editing Mike Mignola’s Hellboy in 1994, expanding the line and then co-writing BPRD, Abe Sapien, and other. He edited Joss Whedon’s 2001 comics debut, Fray, and worked with Whedon Buffy the Vampire Slayer and related series as both writer and editor. In 2004 he relaunched Robert E Howard’s Conan and other characters, brought Felicia Day and The Guild to comics in 2010, and Chuck Palahniuk and Fight Club in 2015. He also worked on original series The Umbrella Academy with Gerard Way and Gabriel Ba, Beasts of Burden by Ethan Dorkin and Jill Thompson, Lady Killer by Joelle Jones, Rat God by Richard Corben, The Victories by Michael Avon Oeming, and his own comic book series Exurbia and The Devil’s Footprints.

From October 2012 to September 2015 he was editor-in-chief of the publisher before stepping down to become Executive Senior Editor two years ago. This move coincided with accusations made by comic book writer Joe Harris of public sexual assault to Janelle Asselin who reported similar events with others over the years that established a pattern of behaviour. Both Dark Horse and Scott Allie offered apologies, and promised action and I understand Allie underwent related treatment.

But as of today, Bleeding Cool has been told that Scott Allie is now leaving Dark Horse as an employee. He will remain a freelance writer and editor, including working on Dark Horse Comics titles but no longer restricted to them. With other Portland publishers established, including Oni Press, Image Comics, IDW:PX and the CBLDF, there are clearly other opportunities on his doorstep.

Dark Horse may speak more of this, and of their future plans, at New York Comic Con next week.
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I knew something would come out of NYCC17 Buffy comic related and it has.

Joss's Buffy Season 11 Giles miniseries announced.Release date and first cover.

https://www.avclub.com/joss-whedon-takes-giles-back-to-school-in-this-btvs-gi-1819139424

Joss Whedon takes Giles back to school in this BTVS: Giles exclusive announcemen

Oliver Sava



Buffy The Vampire Slayer’s Rupert Giles has had one hell of a life. He was a bad boy that went by the name of “Ripper” in his 20s, and later in his adulthood, he helped save the world on multiple occasions as the mentor of Buffy Summers. Then he died, but death isn’t permanent in the Buffyverse. He was resurrected by his friends, and instead of returning to his old self, he was stuck in his pre-pubescent body with his middle-aged mind. Now Giles is a teenager, and it’s time for him to do what teens do: go to high school. Buffy The Vampire Slayer: Giles is a four-issue miniseries debuting on February 28 that enrolls Giles in an inner-city public school to investigate the mysterious disappearance of teachers, and Buffy creator Joss Whedon is teaming up with writer Erika Alexander, artist Jon Lam, and colorist Dan Jackson to explore this new phase in Giles’ life.



BTVS: Giles is also a return to high school for the Buffy franchise, which goes back to its roots with this new series while exploring a very different educational environment. “Sunnydale was, apart from being on a hellmouth, a pretty privileged place,” says Whedon. “Giles has never really dealt with the public school system as it exists for most kids. He’s never been to the city. Giles has always had the advantage of being a part of the system that educated him. He was taught to be a watcher in a family of watchers. His education was, in the grand British public school tradition, both expansive and parochial. In-depth views of tiny portions of the world. Of course, he walked over the awkward hormonal coals of adolescence—but now he knows more, and expects better of himself. His once-more 15-year-old body, however, is oblivious to his wisdom/cynicism/impatience.”

Whedon had a similar background as Giles, with his mother and her friends teaching at his school before he was sent to a 600-year-old British boys’ boarding school. He wanted to look at a different school experience with this new series, and he knew he would need some outside help. “I wanted to tell a story about education, class, and race in America,” says Whedon. “Given my Gilesian resume, I wasn’t about to attempt it alone. Erika is so smart, knowledgeable and engaging, she made the story her own even as we first discussed it. I knew she could reach the characters and their history in a way I couldn’t, yet still give Giles a place in this new (for him) world. She doesn’t disappoint.”

Erika Alexander is best known as an actress, appearing in TV shows like The Cosby Show and Living Single in the ’90s and working consistently ever since. (More recent gigs include series like Beyond and Bosch and a role in this year’s hit film, Get Out). “As a teenager, I grew up working in television so, ironically, I did not get a chance to watch much television,” says Alexander. “But my little sister, Myeashea, who’s a cultural anthropologist, and Whedon-mega-fan, went gaga for the series. When I told her I was working on a Dark Horse collaboration with Joss Whedon, a Rupert Giles spinoff, she went bananas. She told me everything I needed to know and more. I learned about the original Buffy series, but what I discovered was the pride of place it had in the zeitgeist of many young women and their sense of personal empowerment. These issues are very important to me. I knew then that it would be a good fit. And I am thrilled to be asked to be a part of it.”



A new setting means a new cast of characters, and Giles’ experience as a high school librarian gives him a different perspective than other students. “Giles will meet characters he’s familiar with,” says Alexander. “Characters loafing around at any high school: shy girls, bullies, crazy principals, mysterious janitors, loony students posing as a teachers’ aides, as well as a few surprises. But the most important character he’ll meet is himself. A version of himself he thought, hoped, he left long ago, will be there to greet him. And that Giles gives our Giles anxiety.”

“It’s terrific to be carving out a new space in the Buffyverse,” says Alexander. “It’s crazy cool to be entrusted with Joss’ signature series and Giles, a fan favorite. It’s also a little frightening and gives me some anxiety! Of course, I want to impress my publisher and editor, Freddye Miller at Dark Horse and the fantastic fans. But I want Joss to be happy and able to recognize his creation, as rendered, and realized in collaboration with my voice. That’s tricky stuff because Joss is a complex artist, storyteller and filmmaker. He’s also hella busy! He’s building scaffolding in record speed, while I hurry along trying to keep up with the pace of the towers construction and pick out the drapes.”

“Luckily for me, creating and writing my own comic, Concrete Park, with my genius partner, Tony Puryear, is a master class for this kind of high wire act,” says Alexander. “That said, co-writing is tough. Tony is a killer screenwriter and story man, who taught himself to illustrate comics. What you see in Concrete Park is our first time at it. We were proud of it but had problems finding the right publisher. Thankfully, Mike Richardson at Dark Horse, the Clive Davis of indie comics, recognized that we had something and gave us a shot. And now we’re on our 3rd volume, Concrete Park: Rock Steady. Except for our Dark Horse editor, Philip Simone, Tony and I are a two-man band and it made us up our game. It also gave me a front seat, and the responsibility, to have to come through for our creation. If it sucks, we only have ourselves to blame. But if it’s good, we have the world that gave us our personal diplomas in Hard Knocks University, icons like Mike Richardson and Joss Whedon, and my lovely mama to thank for it all.”

Whedon and Alexander’s story comes to life courtesy of artist Jon Lam, who showed a skill for drawing lively, fantastic school settings with his striking issue of Gotham Academy: Second Semester last year. “I feel that the tones for Gotham Academy and Giles have some similarities in that they involve supernatural elements centered around young adults, learning or relearning who they are as people and how they will face new incoming challenges,” says Lam. “That being said, I feel that in Gotham Academy, since there were uniforms, a lot of the character’s costumes were very similar, and in Giles everyone goes to a public school, so the outfits are a lot more personalized, which also adds another layer of challenge in design.

“For Giles, I think this is the first time I’ve been working on characters that have diverse body types,” says Lam. “It’s a new challenge that I’ve been having a lot of fun with. I think it’s also important to represent people of all sizes and backgrounds, especially in such a great universe.”

As a long-time fan of the Buffy franchise, Lam considers BTVS: Giles a dream project, and he’s thrilled to be working with Whedon and Alexander to expand this property. “It’s a huge honor to work with such talent,” says Lam. “It’s been surreal getting to put my stamp on something so great as the Buffyverse. The characters in this universe have inspired my imagination for years and I hope to contribute more designs and art to this fantastic world.”


http://www.cbr.com/joss-whedon-is-writing-a-new-buffy-the-vampire-slayer-comic/

Joss Whedon Is Writing A New Buffy The Vampire Slayer Comic

Buffy creator Joss Whedon is co-writing a four-issue miniseries that sends Rupert Giles back to high school.



by Tim Adams

Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon is heading back to the Buffyverse to co-write a four-issue miniseries with Erika Alexander (Concrete Park), artist Jon Lam (Gotham Academy: Second Semester) and colorist Dan Jackson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11). Titled Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles, the Dark Horse Comics series will star the resurrected and de-aged Rupert Giles as he heads to high school in an inner city to investigate teachers that have mysteriously disappeared.

“Sunnydale was, apart from being on a hellmouth, a pretty privileged place,” Whedon told the AV Club. “Giles has never really dealt with the public school system as it exists for most kids. He’s never been to the city. Giles has always had the advantage of being a part of the system that educated him. He was taught to be a watcher in a family of watchers. His education was, in the grand British public school tradition, both expansive and parochial. In-depth views of tiny portions of the world. Of course, he walked over the awkward hormonal coals of adolescence—but now he knows more, and expects better of himself. His once-more 15-year-old body, however, is oblivious to his wisdom/cynicism/impatience.”

“Giles will meet characters he’s familiar with,” Alexander added. “Characters loafing around at any high school: shy girls, bullies, crazy principals, mysterious janitors, loony students posing as a teachers’ aides, as well as a few surprises. But the most important character he’ll meet is himself. A version of himself he thought, hoped, he left long ago, will be there to greet him. And that Giles gives our Giles anxiety.”

“For Giles, I think this is the first time I’ve been working on characters that have diverse body types,” Lam said. “It’s a new challenge that I’ve been having a lot of fun with. I think it’s also important to represent people of all sizes and backgrounds, especially in such a great universe.”



Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles arrives in stores Feb. 28.


Whether any season 12 news hits,we'll see.I could see them letting this run first.It launches in Feb. so they could now save any season 12 news for the spring conventions like Wonder Con
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https://www.newsarama.com/36721-joss-whedon-returns-to-buffy-the-vampire-slayer-in-comic-books.html

JOSS WHEDON Returns to BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER - In Comic Books

By Newsarama Staff October 4, 2017



Press Release

Dark Horse and 20th Century Fox are excited to give Scoobies something fresh to munch on with Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles. Buffy the Vampire Slayer creator Joss Whedon and Erika Alexander (Concrete Park) unite to pen the new miniseries, while artist Jon Lam (Gotham Academy, Batgirl) joins the Whedonverse for the first time. Colorist Dan Jackson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 10) brings the story to life. Steve Morris (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11) and Arielle Jovellanos (Fresh Romance) create gorgeous covers and variant covers for the four-issue miniseries.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles finds Rupert Giles returning to high school! But this time—as a grown man living in a teenage body—Giles will be a student instead of a teacher. At an inner-city Los Angeles school, when a mystical influence is detected and teachers start to go missing, Giles enrolls to investigate. What he finds is more than vampires and demons . . . something unusual and frightening is happening here. If Giles can get through one day as a student, he’ll have a chance to find out who, what, and where, but high school is still hell.

The first issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles goes on sale February 28, 2018 and is available for preorder at your local comic shop.
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I had given up hope of ever seeing this!
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Buffy Middle Grade book series announced.

http://ew.com/books/2017/10/30/buffy-the-vampire-slayer-middle-grade-series/
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First look at Season 11 Giles miniseries.

https://www.cbr.com/buffy-the-vampire-slayer-giles-first-look/

Giles Heads To School in Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles First Look

Check out the first look at John Lam and Dan Jackson's art for the Joss Whedon and Erika Alexander co-scripted series

by Stephen Gerding



CBR has the exclusive first look at art from the upcoming Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles by artist Jon Lam (Gotham Academy: Second Semester) and colorist Dan Jackson (Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11). The four-issue Dark Horse Comics miniseries, scripted by Joss Whedon and Erika Alexander (Concrete Park), kicks off Feb. 28



“Sunnydale was, apart from being on a hellmouth, a pretty privileged place,” Whedon said when the miniseries was first announced. “Giles has never really dealt with the public school system as it exists for most kids. He’s never been to the city. Giles has always had the advantage of being a part of the system that educated him. He was taught to be a watcher in a family of watchers. His education was, in the grand British public school tradition, both expansive and parochial. In-depth views of tiny portions of the world. Of course, he walked over the awkward hormonal coals of adolescence—but now he knows more, and expects better of himself. His once-more 15-year-old body, however, is oblivious to his wisdom/cynicism/impatience.”

“Giles will meet characters he’s familiar with,” Alexander added. “Characters loafing around at any high school: shy girls, bullies, crazy principals, mysterious janitors, loony students posing as a teachers’ aides, as well as a few surprises. But the most important character he’ll meet is himself. A version of himself he thought, hoped, he left long ago, will be there to greet him. And that Giles gives our Giles anxiety.”

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Giles arrives in stores Feb. 28.
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