Dark Horse introduce new gay male ‘Billy, the Vampire Slayer’

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TweetBy Steve Morris More Jane Espenson! Dark Horse Comics have today been discussing Espenson’s upcoming issue #14 of their Buffy Season 9 comic, in which she introduces a new character to the series. Called Billy, this character is notable for being the first gay male vampire slayer, taking the basic idea that Buffy is about […]

Dark Horse introduce new gay male 'Billy, the Vampire Slayer'

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TweetBy Steve Morris More Jane Espenson! Dark Horse Comics have today been discussing Espenson’s upcoming issue #14 of their Buffy Season 9 comic, in which she introduces a new character to the series. Called Billy, this character is notable for being the first gay male vampire slayer, taking the basic idea that Buffy is about […]

Angel joins pals back at Dark Horse

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In recent years there has been great sadness in the Buffyverse — and some hurt feelings among two of the biggest comics publishers — that somehow the licenses for all the various Buffy spin-offs has been sundered from the main book. Angel and Spike have been most recently published by IDW, while the main Buffy saga has been continuing under Joss Whedon at Dark Horse to great acclaim and sales. But in the Riley one-shot released today, editor Scott Allie hinted that Angel would be coming back to the Horse, something every news-site picked up on. But evidently that was not how it was meant to be played out. Dark Horse has released a statement confirming that in 2011, Angel is coming back: