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Discussion of Buffy THY #1: Freaks and Geeks

Discussion in 'Comics' started by Buffy Summers, Jun 10, 2016.

  1. Buffy Summers

    Buffy Summers Yataro Staff Member

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    Sineya
    Moving to a new school and making new friends will create enough anxiety for any teenage girl. But when you're Buffy Summers, a vampire slayer--the Chosen One (with all that entails)--building a new life can be overwhelming. A group of nerdy vampires, shunned by their cooler brethren, decide to climb the vampire social ladder by taking out the Slayer. They play on Buffy's insecurities, wearing her down until she is full-on distracted by the mental warfare. But in addition to her Watcher, Giles, this Slayer has a couple of new friends, Willow and Xander, to cheer her on . . . except, of course, when they're not getting along.

    Award-winning author Faith Erin Hicks (The Adventures of Superhero Girl) brings the angst, the action, and the cool to Buffy the Vampire Slayer!


    Source: Amazon
     
  2. vellavu

    vellavu Scooby

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    Black Thorn
    This one is awesome! Really awesome.

    It's like an S1 episode and a good one, on par with "The Pack" and "The Puppet Show". The only one I miss is Principal Flutie. It really has an authentic show feeling and I'm happy they didn't include Dawn.
     
  3. sk73

    sk73 The Overlooked One

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    Sineya
    Read this one today.

    Also really liked it.
    I mean it isn't exactly spectacular or anything but it was great fun to see Buffy and gang as youngsters again.

    The nerdy vampire gang reminded me of Sundays gang in season 4 though.

    /SK
     
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    vellavu Scooby

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    Black Thorn
    Yeah. And they are way more effective than the Trio.

    Buffy defeated them easily. This shows how much she devolved and regressed as a slayer in S6.
     
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    sosa lola Scooby

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    I just saw one page in Tumblr where Xander and Willow discuss how cool Buffy is, I thought it was sweet and they sounded in character.
     
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  6. nightshade

    nightshade Watcher Staff Member

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    Black Thorn
    Ok finished this now, not sure about the artwork but it does have the early season 1 feel. Not a fan of the ending seemed a bit of a cop out. However the dynamics between them were good
     
  7. Taake

    Taake Bella Staff Member

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    Black Thorn
    Oh, I'll try to get this one :) Yay for THY
     
  8. Monkey Pants

    Monkey Pants Bored Now

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    Black Thorn
    I really liked the story of this one, even though I felt it was a little short. Also the art was pretty, although a little too anime-ish.
     
  9. thetopher

    thetopher Member of the Church Of Faith

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    Sineya
    I really enjoyed this; I think they got the 'feel' of Season 1 about right.
    Buffy being unsure of her new place at school along with her status with her new friends. A lot of the dialogue and characterization was simply spot on- which was the key to me.
    The plot was simple- like almost all S1 episodes- but the metaphor wasn't too heavy handed.

    The one thing was the characters of the nerd-vampire gang; they were maybe a bit 'too' human in how they were portrayed.