Comic Watch Review: Angel #8

At the outset of this Buffyverse reboot, an open mind had to be kept, because the writers were taking liberties to shake up the familiar into something new. But it didn’t take long for those liberties to start running roughshod over some very basic tenets of that world, and the result is quite simply something no Buffy or Angel fan would really recognize.

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Monkeys Fighting Robots Review: Angel #5

In the lead up to the Buffy/Angel crossover event Hellmouth, an historic meeting is about to take place. In this week’s pages of Angel from BOOM! Studios writer Bryan Edward Hill retells the entrance of Charles Gunn into the Buffyverse, and it’s as violent as his screen introduction.

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Monkey’s Fighting Robots Interview: Buffy #5

A new story arc, a new Artist and a new dilemma for the Scooby Gang: there is a lot going on in the new issue of Buffy The Vampire Slayer from BOOM! Studios. After the shock ending of issue 4, Jordie Bellaire is taking the series into new territory where nothing feels safe anymore.

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Monkeys Fighting Robots Review: Buffy #3

In BOOM! Studios new Buffy series, Jordie Bellaire understands this all important aspect of the shows history and issue three is still part of the introduction to this Buffy-verse. There is a monster of the week and the laying of groundwork for future stories. Characters are dropped unceremoniously into the mix as if they are simply residents of Sunnydale and not major players in the story; exactly as Joss Whedon did back in the day.

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