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Comic Story
The Latest Craze
Buffy The Latest Craze
Publication date August 25, 1999
Published in "Annual 1999"
Pages 32
Creative Team
Published by Dark Horse Comics
Writer(s) Christopher Golden &
Tom Sniegoski
Penciller(s) Cliff Richards
Editor(s) Scott Allie
Inker(s) Joe Pimentel
Colorist(s) Guy Major
Letterer(s) Clem Robins

The Latest Craze is a story of the Buffy the Vampire Slayer Classic comic book series. It was written by Christopher Golden and Tom Sniegoski, and illustrated by Cliff Richards.


Sunnydale, California. It’s a nice place to visit. But not after dark. All kinds of things go on around here when the sun goes down. The people of Sunnydale turn a blind eye, and wait for dawn. So it’s no surprise, really, that nobody pays any attention to the arrival of a single, unremarkable vehicle. But they’re going to wish they had…[1]




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Weapons and Objects

Death Count

  • Unidentified djinn, killed by Buffy Summers.

Behind the Scenes


  • This story was originally published for the "Annual 1999" anthology.
  • A note in Buffy bedside written "Call Cliff — Mom" is a reference to the issue’s illustrator Cliff Richards.
  • The Bronze differs in his appearance as well in the comics at this point; as the “Bronze Club”, it has a consistent facade of two large statues, since its first comic appearance in Wu-Tang Fang.


Pop Culture References

  1. "Issues #13 - 22 Issue #22: The Latest Craze". Dark Horse Comics. Retrieved April 16, 2018.