|"Tales of the Vampires, Part Five"|
|Publication date||April 28, 2004|
|Tales of the Vampires #5|
"Tales of the Vampires, Part Four"
final issue in series
|Published by||Dark Horse Comics|
|Writer(s)|| Joss Whedon (framing story)|
Sam Loeb (Some Like It Hot)
Brett Matthews (Numb)
|Penciller(s)|| Alex Sanchez (framing story)|
Tim Sale (Some Like It Hot)
Cliff Richards (Numb)
|Cover artist(s)||Brian Horton|
|Inker(s)||Derek Fridolfs (framing story)|
|Colorist(s)||Michelle Madsen (framing story, Numb)|
|Letterer(s)|| Annie Parkhouse (framing story, Numb)|
Richard Starkings & Comicraft (Some Like It Hot)
Tales of the Vampires, Part Five is the fifth and final issue of the "Tales of the Vampires" mini-series. It contains a frame story of same title, as well as the short stories Some Like It Hot and Numb.
Joss Whedon wraps up his "Tales of the Vampires" series, finally revealing the truth behind the young Watchers’ training program and their introduction to their ancient vampire tutor. Brett Matthews (Spiderman/Wolverine) returns with a story of Buffy’s favorite vampire — Angel.
- With the appearance of the Giles' Bakery, it's revealed that Edna Fairweather is Rupert Giles's grandmother, future wife of the Baker's boy. She wonders about their future grandchildren, which she indeed had with him.
- In episode "Never Kill a Boy on the First Date", Rupert indeed mentions his grandmother had been a watcher. Edna Giles appears again, but as an adult, in Women of a Certain Age and "Death and Consequences" flashbacks.
- Baker's boy
- Sophie Downs
- Edna Fairweather
- Rupert Giles (Only mentioned)
- James (Watcher)
- Roger (Watcher)
Organizations and Titles
Weapons and Objects
- Sophie Downs, dusted (only mentioned).