The Origin

The comic book adaptation of Joss Whedon’s original movie script. Joss confirmed this comic could be considered canon in a post on the old Buffy Bronze forum in 1999.

03 01 Issue #1 | 02 Issue #2 | Issue #3

01. Issue #1

SYNOPSIS | GALLERY

Writer: Dan Brereton | Christopher Golden
Penciller: Joe Bennett
Inker: Rick Ketcham
Letterer: Ken Bruzenak
Colourist: Jeromy Cox | Guy Major
Covers: Joe Bennett
Release Date: 13 January 1999

Summary:
The comic book adaption of the cult film starts the New Year off with a bang. Adapted from creator Joss Whedon’s original screenplay, witness Buffy’s humble beginnings as the Slayer! Follow her trials and tribulations as she comes to accept her destined role, and all the vampire slaying you can handle in a three-issue series. See the original Buffy before she set fire to the red-hot televsion show.


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02. Issue #2

SYNOPSIS | GALLERY

Writer: Dan Brereton | Christopher Golden
Penciller: Joe Bennett
Inker: Rick Ketcham
Letterer: Ken Bruzenak
Colourist: Jeromy Cox | Guy Major
Covers: Joe Bennett | Rene Micheletti
Release Date: 10 February 1999


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03. Issue #3

SYNOPSIS | GALLERY

Writer: Dan Brereton | Christopher Golden
Penciller: Joe Bennett
Inker: Rick Ketcham
Letterer: Ken Bruzenak
Colourist: Jeromy Cox | Guy Major
Covers: Joe Bennett | Hector Gomez
Release Date: 24 March 1999

Summary:
Having suffered the tragic loss of her Watcher, Merrick, Buffy must now face the horror of Lothos the vampire on her own… well, not quite alone. She’s got Pike around to help her. Of course, it all goes down on the same night as the dance, and nothing’s going to keep her away from that. Not after she bought that perfect dress… she’s gonna knock ’em dead! The final installment of the comics adaptation of Joss Whedon’s original screenplay for the Buffy the Vampire Slayer feature film. Don’t miss it!


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