| The subject of this article is non-canonical.|
While created as part of licensed material, it has not been confirmed as part of the "real" Buffyverse.
|Publication date||May 05, 2001|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic #33|
"Out of the Fire, Into the Hive"
|Published by||Dark Horse Comics|
|Writer(s)|| Tom Fassbender &|
|Cover artist(s)|| Cliff Richards with|
P. Craig Russell &
Greg Gorman &
Hive Mentality is the thirty-third issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series.
Giles' new girlfriend is still missing and possibly in the clutches of the bugmen. Willow and Tara come across a possible solution to Sunnydale's insect problem in a dusty volume called Demonic Entomology. Giles, worried that he's about to lose another lover to Sunnydale's prolific obituary page, isn't able to conjure up the requisite magical pesticide, leaving Buffy to face the hive on her own!
- Tara visits The Magic Box while owned by Mr. Bogarty, as she would eventually mention she's often done in "Real Me."
- Anya Jenkins
- Mr. Bogarty
- Buffy Summers
- Oz (Only mentioned)
- Rebecca Stansberry (Only mentioned)
- Riley Finn
- Rupert Giles
- Tara Maclay
- Warren Whitcomb
- Willow Rosenberg
- Xander Harris
Organizations and Titles
- Rio de Janeiro, Brazil (Only mentioned)
- Sunnydale, USA
Weapons and Objects
- Angelica root
- Four Urukhai demons, slayed by Buffy.
Behind the Scenes
- The photo cover includes promotional pictures for Buffy the Vampire Slayer seasons 4 and 5, taken by photographer Greg Gorman and edited by designer Keith Wood.
Pop Culture References
- Spike refers to Buffy, Xander, and Anya as the Thompson Twins.
- Xander mention the pest control company Orkin.