| 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.
|Out of the Fire, Into the Hive|
|Publication date||June 27, 2001|
|Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic #34|
Remember the Beginning
|Published by||Dark Horse Comics|
|Writer(s)|| Tom Fassbender &|
|Cover artist(s)|| Cliff Richards with|
Andy Owens &
The gang finally discovers the secret of the Sunnydale infestation, and the bug hunt comes to a stunning conclusion as Buffy faces off against a mad scientist, a gazillion nasty creepy-crawlies, and their Queen! All this and more girl trouble for Giles! 
- Spike recalls the time when Drusilla cheated on him, as revealed in "Lovers Walk."
- Spike mentions his Behavior-Modification Circuitry, in his head since "The Initiative."
- Anya Jenkins
- Buffy Summers
- Rebecca Stansberry
- Riley Finn
- Rupert Giles
- Tara Maclay
- Warren Whitcomb
- Willow Rosenberg
- Xander Harris
Organizations and Titles
Weapons and Objects
- Colen, as a Urukhai demon, killed by Spike.
- Various Urukhai demons, killed by the Scooby Gang.
- Warren Whitcomb, killed by Giles.
Behind the Scenes
- The photo cover has a promotional picture for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 4, edited by designer Keith Wood.
Pop Culture References
- Spike mentions Duracell batteries.
- Spike compares Riley to Sleeping Beauty.
- Xander mentions the Land of the Lost franchise.
- Rebecca compares the Scooby Gang to TV series Dawnson's Creek and The X-Files.