|This article is about the comic issue. For the trade paperback, see One Girl in All the World (TPB).|
|One Girl in All the World|
|Publication date||October 25, 2017|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Eleven #12|
Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season Twelve – The Reckoning, Part One
|Published by||Dark Horse Comics|
|Cover artist(s)|| Steve Morris|
Rebekah Isaacs &
|Letterer(s)|| Richard Starkings &|
In the season finale, with the lives of both humans and magical beings hanging in the balance, the battle between Buffy — once again the Chosen One — and the Big Bad comes to its zenith… And the world will never be the same!
- Harmony and Clem are in Paris, as explained by Spike in A House Divided. Harmony had mentioned she always wanted to go to France in episode "The Harsh Light of Day".
- Harmony and Clem first hear about Shenlong’s attack, which happened in issue The Spread of Their Evil.
- Buffy has a new hairstyle due to an attack in battle, as she had before against Simone (The Core, Part Five).
- Buffy feeds Spike a mug of blood through a straw, as she had done in episode "Something Blue".
- Willow returns the magic to her Wicca students after absorbing it in Back to the Wall.
- Jordan mentions Buffy sharing the Slayer power to all potentials ("Chosen").
- Willow recalls her experience with a high level of power and it causing her to go “a little nuts”, in reference to her magic addiction in season 6.
- The Scooby Gang resumes the interrupted barbecue from The Spread of Their Evil.
- Giles returns after leaving in A House Divided, and tells Faith his adventures from the "Giles" spin-off.
- The supernatural have returned to shadows; with the exception of Harmony, this reverts to the dynamics from before Harmonic Divergence with the difference of the world still knowing about the supernatural.
- Xander uses a Vampy Cat spatula, the demonic plush toy from Swell.
- Buffy tells Spike she loves him for the first time since his death ("Chosen"), the second time ever. She does so mentioning she “didn’t forget”, in reference to him interrupting her declaration in Disempowered to ask: “tell me when we see each other again.”
- Riley Finn
- Samantha Finn
- Rupert Giles
- Xander Harris
- Harmony Kendall
- Faith Lehane
- Calliope Strachan (Only mentioned)
- Buffy Summers
- Dawn Summers
- Willow Rosenberg
- Joanna Wise
Organization and Titles
Weapons and Objects
Behind the Scenes
- The variant cover features a “deleted scene” from the issue; written by Christos Gage, illustrated by Rebekah Isaacs, and colors by Dan Jackson.
- This issue’s title is a reference to the original Slayer prophecy: “Into every generation, there is a chosen one. One girl in all the world. She alone will wield the strength and skill to stand against the vampires, the demons, and the forces of darkness. To stop the spread of their evil and the swell of their numbers. She is the Slayer.”
- One Girl in All the World was among the 300 best selling comic issues in its publication month, with 9,816 sales in October 2017 at comic specialty stores.
Pop Culture References
- Spike mentions Harmony got cast by Lin-Manuel Miranda, the composer, lyricist, playwright, and actor best known for creating and starring in Broadway musicals.