Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1 First Printing Sells Out

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Buffy the Vampire Slayer #1 – Variant cover by Amelia Vidal

BOOM! Studios announced today that Buffy The Vampire Slayer #1, reimagining the groundbreaking pop culture phenomenon from the very beginning in partnership with 20th Century Fox Consumer Products, has sold out at the distributor level before arriving in comic book shops on January 23rd.

Buffy #1 Second Printing is Coming!

To meet this overwhelming demand from fans, BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT will arrive in stores on February 20th with a stunning all-new cover by Amelia Vidal, featuring everyone’s favorite young witch – Willow Rosenberg!

Eisner Award nominated writer Jordie Bellaire (Redlands) and Russ Manning award-winning artist Dan Mora (KlausSaban’s Go Go Power Rangers), along with series creator and story consultant Joss Whedon (the visionary writer/director behindFireflyMarvel’s The Avengers, and more) welcome you back to the Hellmouth for the very first time!

This is the Buffy Summers you know, who wants what every average teenager wants: friends at her new school, decent grades, and to escape her imposed destiny as the next in a long line of vampire slayers tasked with defeating the forces of evil. But the Slayer’s world looks a lot more like the one outside your window, as this new series brings her into a new era with new challenges, new friends…and a few enemies you might already recognize. The more things change, the more they stay the same, as the Gang – Giles, Willow, Xander, Cordelia and more – faces brand new Big Bads, and a threat lurking beneath the perfectly manicured exterior of Sunnydale High, confirming what every teenager has always known: high school truly is hell.

For those who’ve been asleep for the last 20 years.

Buffy The Vampire Slayer premiered on the WB Network on March 10th, 1997. The Emmy and Golden Globe-nominated series, which ran for seven seasons from 1997-2003, stars Sarah Michelle Gellar as “Buffy Summers.” Chosen to battle vampires, demons and other forces of darkness, Buffy is aided by a Watcher who guides and teaches her as she surrounds herself with a circle of friends called the “Scooby Gang.”

“Everyone working on this series is incredibly thrilled by and grateful for the response from retailers and fans to this new beginning for the story of Buffy Summers,” said Jeanine Schaefer, Executive Editor, BOOM! Studios. “The faith and support in us is the thing that motivates us to go big or go home on every issue. Believe me when I say you haven’t seen anything yet: the events of issue four alone will have every Scooby talking.”

BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #1 SECOND PRINTING VARIANT is available exclusively in comic shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) on February 20, 2019.