Light Week? Try Buffy #36 or 5 Days to Die #1

Get out of your rut.  Got an empty slot in your weekly stack?  Try something new.

5 Days to Die #1

by Andy Schmidt, Chee

I spoke to the writer, and IDW editor Andy Schmidt about this book, and if there was ever a project where the writer put in the love and effort, this is it.  It's also the story of a cop, and some anger, and a lot of gunfire.  Plus there's not a whiff of supernatural going on here at all.  That's a plus for me.  Finally, Chee's artwork is sort of fantastic.  Next week, the next issue is out, and so on for all 5 issues.  Give it a shot!

— Josh Flanagan

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #36

by Joss Whedon, Georges Jeanty, Andy Owens, Michelle Madsen

Can you remember the last time an issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer came out? I can't.  But I do remember it was really good.  Brad Meltzer wrote the last arc, and it looks like the folks at Dark Horse have rolled out all the stops for this next, and final arc of season 8, with Joss Whedon. That's right, the Buffy master, Joss Whedon, wrote this issue and it kicks off the 4 issue "season finale," and honestly after several years of season 8, I can't wait to see how it ends.


  1. Light week?  Try Freedom Fighters #1.

  2. I’ve got a pretty light week (as I do most weeks) so I think I’m gonna try out ‘1MONTH2LIVE’, it looks pretty interesting.

  3. The last few trades (4-6) or so of Buffy have given me severe buyer’s remorse.  Will the final couple of volumes redeem them?

  4. The new marvel book might get me as a reader, looks cool.

  5. @sunnyvale:
    Bad Meltzer’s Twilight arc really bas a return to form. Do check it out.