| 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||July 21, 1999|
|Published by||Dark Horse Comics|
|Cover artist(s)||Hector Gomez|
Xander steps into the spotlight! After getting pushed around at Sunnydale High School, Xander has to stand up to the bully and fight a demon to boot! Well, he does get a helping hand from everyone’s favorite Slayer…
- Giles mentions his grandmother was a watcher, as he had revealed in "Never Kill a Boy on the First Date".
- Other than “The (Makeout) Point”, other places in Sunnydale used with the same intention are the “Lovers’ Lane” in "Phases" and the woods in "All the Way".
- Joe Burgess
- Andy Bushnell
- Edna Giles (Only mentioned)
- Rupert Giles
- Xander Harris
- Harmony Kendall
- Willow Rosenberg
- Buffy Summers
Organizations and TitlesEdit
- Mexico (Only mentioned)
- Sunnydale, USA
Weapons and ObjectsEdit
Behind the ScenesEdit
- Stinger was first published in a Wizard Magazine special edition. as issue “Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1/2”.
- The photo cover features a promotional picture taken for Buffy the Vampire Slayer season 3.
Pop Culture ReferencesEdit
- Xander mentions the Rocky film series.
- Xander mentions the board games Chutes and Ladders and Pictionary.
- Buffy quotes “He’s dead, Jim,” a catch phrase from the Star Trek franchise.
- Harmony mentions Brillo scouring pads.
- Joe mentions the National Football League.
- Buffy refers to the fictional character Pinhead.
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 "Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1/2 (special Wizard Magazine comic)". Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved April 10, 2018.