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Buffy the Vampire Slayer : Tales of the Slayers #1 : Broken Bottle of Djinn

Buffy the Vampire Slayer : Tales of the Slayers #1 : Broken Bottle of Djinn
Writers:Jane Espenson, Doug Petrie
Artists:Jeff Matsuda, Gene Colan
Letterer:Pat Brosseau
Colorist:Dave Stewart
Cover Artists:Jeff Matsuda, Gene Colan
Details:32 pages - $3.50 US, $5.99 CAN
Publish Date:October 16, 2002
Publisher:Dark Horse
Following up the Tales of the Slayers graphic novel, Buffy TV writers Doug Petrie and Jane Espenson return with a tale of two Slayers: One, a young girl slumming through the bleak streets of 1930's New York City, and another, parading through the brighter streets of 1990's Sunnydale. This month marks fan-favorite cover-artist Jeff Matsuda's first story pages of Buffy Summers, both in this book and in Dark Horse's Reveal. Petrie again teams with his dream artist Gene Colan to show a Slayer facing the same creature as Buffy, but sixty years earlier. Two of the most popular writers from the television series team with one of the hot young stars of the comics and animation scenes, and one of the greatest horror-comics artists of all time. For the occasion, we sprung for a special format and more story pages than just any old Buffy comic.

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer : Tales
Writers:Joss Whedon, Amber Benson, Jane Espenson, David Fury, Rebecca Rand Kirshner, Doug Petrie, Drew Goddard, Brett Matthews, Ben Edlund, Sam Loeb, Becky Cloonan, Jackie Kessler
Pencillers:Leinil Francis Yu, Karl Moline, Alex Sanchez, Ben Edlund
Artists:Tim Sale, Ted Naifeh, P. Craig Russel, Steve Lieber, Mira Friedmann, Gene Colan, Paul Lee, Cameron Stewart, Scott Morse, Vatche Mavlian, Jason Alexander, Ben Stenbeck, Jeff Parker, Cliff Richards, Sean Phillips, Vasilis Lolos
Inkers:Dexter Vines, Andy Owens, Derek Fridolfs
Colorists:Dave Stewart, Lee Loughridge, Lovern Kindzierski, Matthew Hollingsworth, Mira Friedmann, Michelle Madsen, Chip Zdarsky, David Nestelle
Letterers:Michelle Madsen, Richard Starkings, Galen Showman, Steve Lieber, Jason Hvam, Annie Parkhouse, Jimmy Betancourt
Cover Artist:Jo Chen
Format:Trade Hardcover
Details:288 pages - $29.99 US
Publish Date:January 19, 2011
Publisher:Dark Horse
Before Season 8, Joss Whedon brought generations of Slayers and vampires to comics with the help of his acclaimed TV writing team and some of the best artists to ever grace the comics page. Now all those stories, plus selected stories from Season 8, are collected in one deluxe hardcover with a new cover by Jo Chen.

Joss writes multiple tales: a somber vamp tale drawn by Cameron Stewart, the story of the first Slayer drawn by Leinil Yu, and more.

This essential complement to Season 8 features stories written by Buffy actress Amber (Tara) Benson and the amazing writers of the show, including David Fury (24, Lost), Doug Petrie (Tru Calling, CSI), Jane Espenson (Battlestar Galactica), Rebecca Sinclair (Gilmore Girls), Drew Goddard (Lost, Cloverfield, Cabin in the Woods), Drew Greenberg (Dexter) and The Tick creator Ben Edlund (Venture Bros., Supernatural).

Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Tales also reprints for the first time new Season 8 stories written by novelist Jackie Kessler (Hell's Belles) and award-winning cartoonist Becky Cloonan (Demo), featuring vampires living in the public eye, killing Slayers and killing each other.

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