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Comic Issue
A Stake to the Heart, Part Two
61-A Stake to the Heart 2
Publication date September 24, 2003
Pages 22
Series
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic #61
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A Stake to the Heart, Part One
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A Stake to the Heart, Part Three
Creative Team
Published by Dark Horse Comics
Writer(s) Fabian Nicieza
Penciller(s) Cliff Richards
Painted pages:
Brian Horton
Cover artist(s) Brian Horton
Inker(s) Will Conrad
Colorist(s) Michelle Madsen
Letterer(s) Clem Robins
Buffy61-variant-cover

A Stake to the Heart, Act Two: Guilt is the sixty-first issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series.

Synopsis

Buffy Summers's life is in shambles. She's been kicked out of school, recently released from a mental institution, and, to top it all off her parents' crumbling marriage is finally over. Now her would-be protector, the vampire Angel, has unwittingly unleashed a string of demons upon her, in an incredibly misguided attempt to alleviate her grief.[1]

Continuity

Appearances

Individuals

Species

Locations

Weapons and Objects

Death Count

  • Unidentified man, drained by an unidentified female vampire.
  • Unidentified male vampire, staked by Buffy.

Behind the Scenes

Trivia

  • The photo cover has two promotional photo shoots for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 1.[2]
  • This story is part of the third book of the Buffy: Year One trilogy, the last stories of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic, about Buffy Summers as a Slayer before her arrival in Sunnydale.
  • Editor Scott Allie declared about this title: "we entered into [the final part of the Year One storyline] knowing it was going to be the end of the monthly series. The TV show was ending, we'd just done a series in a mental institution ["Slayer, Interrupted"], and we all felt we were doing the best work the monthly had seen. Our disappointment with having the book end was reflected in the extremely dark storyline."[3]

Collections

Pop Culture References

  • Joyce and Hank Summers discuss the ownership of The Clash records.
  • Buffy's bedroom has a poster with Miss Piggy.

Gallery

Cover Artwork

References

  1. https://www.darkhorse.com/Comics/12-235/
  2. Buffy Summers/Gallery#Episode Stills
  3. "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Panel to Panel"