buffy_bedpicon.jpgIf I don’t put a MAJOR SPOILERS warning here, some Russell is going to get upset that I’ve ruined the issue for them (drink).

But trust me, you’ll want to take the jump.

From Buffy Season 8 #12


Dark Horse Comics, the publisher of Buffy’s comic strip, estimates that since the comic’s inception in March 2007, more than 1 million issues have been sold, approximately 120,000 each month.

For some reason I expect that number to climb.

Did I post this image for shock value? You Bet.

Did I post this image to titillate those of you who get off on this type of thing? You Bet.

Did I post this image to raise a ruckus over Buffy potentially being gay? You Bet.

Link-bait reasons aside, this one panel sums up everything that may or may not have happened just beautifully. From the art, to the color scheme, to the positioning of the bodies, to the one word reaction to the event, this is a panel that I feel is one of those top notch examples of storytelling.


  1. Roy
    March 6, 2008 at 4:20 pm — Reply

    “Wow” is right! Now here’s my question – is that a “wow, that was great sex” or is that a “wow, I can’t believe I almost did that”. Based on the look on their faces, I think its the former.

  2. davek
    March 6, 2008 at 4:27 pm — Reply

    I don’t get it.

  3. Josh
    March 6, 2008 at 5:33 pm — Reply

    Personally, I don’t see the big deal about this.

    Does this make Buffy gay? Probably not.

    She’s slept with two vampires, but that doesn’t make her a necrophile.

    Or does it…

  4. Brother129
    March 6, 2008 at 8:10 pm — Reply

    These freakin’ Skrulls are popping up everywhere!

  5. March 6, 2008 at 10:32 pm — Reply

    Man you totally Russell’d me!

  6. M2thaJ
    March 7, 2008 at 8:07 pm — Reply


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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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