Comic Crypt: Joss Whedon Is Back For ‘Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 12: The Reckoning’ This June!

Dark Horse Comics have announced BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 12: THE RECKONING! Back again to shepherd, the season is creator Joss Whedon and Christos Gage for the four-episode season this June. Get all the details below.

From The Press Release

Dark Horse is proud to announce the return of Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire SlayerAngelSerenity) and Christos Gage (Buffy the Vampire SlayerAngel & FaithAmazing Spider-ManDaredevilAvengers Academy) to unite the Buffyverse for a battle-filled four-issue series Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 12: The Reckoning this June! Buffyverse alumnus artist Georges Jeanty (SerenityBuffy the Vampire Slayer) also returns to lend his illustrative skills to the next installment.

Following the world-altering finale of Season 11, Buffy and the Scoobies have had a laid-back year in the saving-the-world department. But as they’ve learned over their years of fighting the forces of darkness and thwarting many an apocalypse, nothing stays quiet for long. When Dawn and Xander’s housewarming party is crashed by some familiar faces with news of an amassing force that must be reckoned with—Wolfram & Hart, a legion of demons, and Harth, a vampire from the future—Buffy finds herself in a time warp that could alter the fate of the world and could spell the end for Buffy, her friends, and the Slayers, forever.

This action-packed miniseries reunites the Buffyverse with the return of Angel, Faith, Illyria, and Fray, the Slayer from the future!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 12: The Reckoning #1 (of four) goes on sale June 20, 2018, and boasts three beautiful variant covers by Stephanie Hans, Georges Jeanty with Karl Story and Dan Jackson, and Karl Moline. The first issue will be available for preorder at your local comic shop in March.


Praise for Buffy the Vampire Slayer Season 11:

“This creative team took a real problem, a first world situation for people who are treated different and turned it into one of the most heart-crushing developments in the Buffyverse so far.”—Geeked Out Nation

“This reads like a stake through the heart for emotional punch. This is going to take some time to recover from. Beautifully heartbreaking!”—Sci-Fi Pulse

Buffy Season 11 delivers a final battle that’s right up there with the classic showdowns of the series.”—Horror Talk 

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