Comic Issue
"In Pieces on the Ground, Part One"
Publication date November 18, 2015
Pages 22
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten #21
"In Pieces on the Ground, Part Two"
Creative Team
Published by Dark Horse Comics
Writer(s) Christos Gage
Penciller(s) Rebekah Isaacs
Editor(s) Sierra Hahn
Jim Gibbons
Freddye Miller
Cover artist(s) Steve Morris
Variant Cover
Rebekah Isaacs
Dan Jackson
Inker(s) Rebekah Isaacs
Colorist(s) Dan Jackson
Letterer(s) Richard Starkings
Jimmy Betancourt

"In Pieces on the Ground, Part One" is the twenty-first issue of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Ten comic book series. Joss Whedon is the Executive Producer.


Demon invasions are becoming a worldwide threat, and Buffy is tasked with convincing the vampire community that they should help fight the invasions. But to win them over, Buffy and Spike have to triumph in one-on-one battles with the finest vampires around—and Harmony is organizing the event!


  • Graham Miller is seen for the very first time since "Into the Woods". It is revealed that he became a supernatural analyst for the government.
  • Satsu reappears for the first time since 'Twilight'.
  • Buffy and Satsu recollect the events that closed the Twilight crisis such as deaths of several young Slayers; As Buffy refuses to help the US army, Satsu mentions Angel's role in it, and reveals she is aware that Buffy forgave him after all ('Old Demons').
  • Satsu mentions the battle in Tibet ('Retreat').
  • Harmony returns; she was last seen in 'Relationship Status: Complicated'.
  • Harmony teases Spike over his relationship with Buffy by mentioning his obsession for her when they were still together, and recalls the "role-playing" Spike made Harmony do ("Crush"). She also points out his two past loves, Drusilla and Cecily.
  • Vicki taunts Buffy over her relationship with Spike by suggesting that what happened to Angel in the past ("Becoming") may happen again with Spike.
  • Spike is reunited with Dylan after the events from Into the Light. She was last seen in 'I Wish'.



Organization and Titles



  • VampCon


  • San Francisco, USA
  • Las Vegas, USA
  • Rome, Italy (only mentioned)
  • Sunnydale, California, USA (only mentioned)

Weapons and Objects

Death Count

Behind the Scenes




  • Buffy is stated to weigh 110 lbs in this issue.

Pop Culture References

  • The "gigantic horned gorilla" beast attacking Buenos Aires is likely a reference to King Kong.
  • When hearing of trial by combat, Buffy mentions Game of Thrones.


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