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The Buffy Omnibus series continues with volume 6--delving further into Season 4 of the acclaimed television series and launching readers into the heart of Season 5. Buffy and Angel, who's now a resident of Los Angeles, must reunite to fight new foes, but Buffy's current flame, Riley Finn, isn't too keen on the former lovers reuniting under any circumstances. Meanwhile, thing The Buffy Omnibus series continues with volume 6--delving further into Season 4 of the acclaimed television series and launching readers into the heart of Season 5. Buffy and Angel, who's now a resident of Los Angeles, must reunite to fight new foes, but Buffy's current flame, Riley Finn, isn't too keen on the former lovers reuniting under any circumstances. Meanwhile, things begin to heat up between Willow and Tara. - Dark Horse completely revitalized the Buffy franchise with their Buffy Season 8 series, selling over 135,000 copies of the first two Season 8 graphic novels! - "There's plenty of humor and action here. Lots of strange (and strangely fun) violence. And, for Slayer fans, Omnibus is an opportunity to run down memory lane and relive those early, exciting Slayer days."--Comic Book Bin


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The Buffy Omnibus series continues with volume 6--delving further into Season 4 of the acclaimed television series and launching readers into the heart of Season 5. Buffy and Angel, who's now a resident of Los Angeles, must reunite to fight new foes, but Buffy's current flame, Riley Finn, isn't too keen on the former lovers reuniting under any circumstances. Meanwhile, thing The Buffy Omnibus series continues with volume 6--delving further into Season 4 of the acclaimed television series and launching readers into the heart of Season 5. Buffy and Angel, who's now a resident of Los Angeles, must reunite to fight new foes, but Buffy's current flame, Riley Finn, isn't too keen on the former lovers reuniting under any circumstances. Meanwhile, things begin to heat up between Willow and Tara. - Dark Horse completely revitalized the Buffy franchise with their Buffy Season 8 series, selling over 135,000 copies of the first two Season 8 graphic novels! - "There's plenty of humor and action here. Lots of strange (and strangely fun) violence. And, for Slayer fans, Omnibus is an opportunity to run down memory lane and relive those early, exciting Slayer days."--Comic Book Bin

30 review for Buffy the Vampire Slayer Omnibus Vol. 6

  1. 5 out of 5

    Brittany

    At first, this volume seems kind of like a waste of time. Sure, it's fun to see Riley so much because I am practically in love with the man. And it's always lovely to see Willow and Tara being the dynamic duo that they are. But there were three long comics here, and only one of them blew me away. It was so good that I had to bump my rating up an extra star. Let's start with the worst, Past Lives: Let me state before I continue: I was NEVER a fan of Angel. And I was especially against the ongoing A At first, this volume seems kind of like a waste of time. Sure, it's fun to see Riley so much because I am practically in love with the man. And it's always lovely to see Willow and Tara being the dynamic duo that they are. But there were three long comics here, and only one of them blew me away. It was so good that I had to bump my rating up an extra star. Let's start with the worst, Past Lives: Let me state before I continue: I was NEVER a fan of Angel. And I was especially against the ongoing Angel/Buffy love affair because I disliked him SO MUCH. Much like all of the crossover episodes that happened during the TV show, I hated the crossover comics with him as well. He is just a boring character to me, no matter how interesting Joss and all of the writers try to make him. His soul means nothing to me. But hey, I'm a super bitch, so whatever. So all in all, because this was yet another Buffy-Angel crossover, it flopped big time for me. Add in the "No Riley, you can't come, I'm going to see the person I ACTUALLY love" type lines and I am hating it. The only saving grace in all of this was Anya. Silly little ex-demon Anya with her dry, sardonic wit and unending honesty. God bless Anya every time. Out of the Woodwork: This one was probably three stars by itself. The premise had been touched on in the show (Xander's crush on the creepy crawly substitute teacher) so it was a nice revisit. Also, Riley is very abundant in this issue (you will hate me talking about Riley by the end of this probably). But before I dwell on Riley Finn's good looks, amazing attitude, and ability to love Buffy even when he's unconscious, let me focus on another man in my life. RUPERT GILES. This poor man could get a good hand dealt to him if he offered to be sex slave to the devil for the rest of his life. He meets yet another woman who is actually shockingly perfect for him, and the Scooby Gang successfully runs her off. GROW UP CHILDREN; DAD NEEDS TO MOVE ON. Rant over. Onto Riley, who sadly spends half of this issue in a hospital bed. But Buffy shows her true colors by being by his side as much as possible, and trying to solve the mystery behind the mega bugs. Tara also has a rough go of things, trying to fit in with the gang but being shut out at pretty much every turn. Luckily Willow is a babe and makes her feel included in the end. But what did it for me in this volume was FALSE MEMORIES: To Fassbender and Pascoe: I felt like I was watching an episode of Buffy. Dawn was handled in a manner that was so fitting to the original stories that I was in absolute awe. I cannot praise you enough. MAJOR TV SHOW SPOILERS AHEAD: If you've watched the show, you know that Dawn isn't ACTUALLY Buffy's sister. BUT she is. BUT she is also a key that was planted in all of their lives along with fake memories from the first fourteen years or so of her life. BUT even after everyone finds out they still totally accept her as Buffy's sister. So she's Buffy's sister, right? I dunno. All I know is that this hit the nail on the mother fucking head. Buffy had a hard as shit time trying to deal with all of the Dawn drama on the show, but I never felt like it was explored enough. That is where this comes into play. Dawn keeps bringing up old memories that actually did happen, only now Dawn is inserted in them, playing hero and being a pesky little sister. And Buffy is PISSED that her memories are being tainted in a way. Also Dawn keeps bashing Riley and Angel and that's enough to make Buffy a mad girl. At this point, Giles and Buffy are the only ones who know about Dawn, and thus it makes things even harder on Buffy to keep it together. While she's getting angry with Dawn, Willow and Xander are telling her that she just needs to love Dawn because they're sisters. I am telling you, I may describe it in a boring way, but this story is CRUCIAL. Also, there are some really good Buffy/Spike moments (because Spike is my number two choice for the Buffmeister) before they start their play dates in bed. That's when I liked Spike the best, when he was still pining over that ass he couldn't have. But alas, all good things can't last forever. So all in all, SO GLAD ANYA IS NOW PRESENT ALL THE TIME! But so sad Riley is now out of the picture (but not for good!). I always enjoy a good Giles story. Aaaaaand what up Dawn? I suck at reviews. But this volume was really fun.

  2. 4 out of 5

    Erin

    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers. To view it, click here. I really thought that I would only end up giving this two stars, but thankfully the second half of this book was amazing and made up for the first half. The first 200 pages have way too much Angel Investigations plotlines and Giles romance for me to be interested in it, and the art for these sections is a style I'm not into. However, the Willow-Tara issues in this were great (and worked on by Amber Benson!) and the "False Memories" arc explores some cool ideas. It was awesome to get to see how t I really thought that I would only end up giving this two stars, but thankfully the second half of this book was amazing and made up for the first half. The first 200 pages have way too much Angel Investigations plotlines and Giles romance for me to be interested in it, and the art for these sections is a style I'm not into. However, the Willow-Tara issues in this were great (and worked on by Amber Benson!) and the "False Memories" arc explores some cool ideas. It was awesome to get to see how the Scoobies memories, particularly in moments we saw on the show, were rewritten to include Dawn. I also liked that this arc looked at what could happen if a Slayer was ever turned into a vampire. Honestly if the first half of this book didn't exist, it'd actually be my absolute favorite BtVS comic.

  3. 5 out of 5

    Jim

    This had some better stories. City of Despair was a fascinating concept. But it did seem like a bit of a rehash from a recent Angel episode. The problem with some of these, is if you read them in true chronological order, they spoil the show. For example, the Jonathan story should be read after the Jonathan episode - even though it takes place first (chronologically). This was a good story - written (of course) by Jane Espenson. Giles-centric stories are always good, so Beyond the Pale was enjoya This had some better stories. City of Despair was a fascinating concept. But it did seem like a bit of a rehash from a recent Angel episode. The problem with some of these, is if you read them in true chronological order, they spoil the show. For example, the Jonathan story should be read after the Jonathan episode - even though it takes place first (chronologically). This was a good story - written (of course) by Jane Espenson. Giles-centric stories are always good, so Beyond the Pale was enjoyable. And who doesn't like Willow and Tara? Punish Me with Kisses, Wannablessedbe, and the very brief Demonology Menagerie were all good and a bit different.

  4. 5 out of 5

    Rylee

    I enjoyed it again I think I would have enjoyed it more if it went along with the series more and had less of Riley in it. I did enjoy that they put Dawn in here and made it seem more like the show. Great for a filler though if you've just finished the series and wanted something to keep your interest. I enjoyed it again I think I would have enjoyed it more if it went along with the series more and had less of Riley in it. I did enjoy that they put Dawn in here and made it seem more like the show. Great for a filler though if you've just finished the series and wanted something to keep your interest.

  5. 4 out of 5

    Devvy

    Past Lives is such an interesting story. So is False Memories! Ugh, I just love this series so much.

  6. 5 out of 5

    Chrisie

    I'm actually really starting to enjoy these....... I'm actually really starting to enjoy these.......

  7. 5 out of 5

    Bob

    It's Buffy! It's Buffy!

  8. 5 out of 5

    Jsrott

    Great stories, love the ideas. I'm taking a point off for the big cliffhanger at the end. Now I have to wait to get the next one. Great stories, love the ideas. I'm taking a point off for the big cliffhanger at the end. Now I have to wait to get the next one.

  9. 5 out of 5

    Angela Natividad

    Best one yet!

  10. 5 out of 5

    Randy

    This book was better than the last collection. Takes place late season 4 / early season 5. I especially enjoyed the Jonathan's fantasy world one shot. This book was better than the last collection. Takes place late season 4 / early season 5. I especially enjoyed the Jonathan's fantasy world one shot.

  11. 5 out of 5

    Jesus Flores

    Buffy 6 Starts with a short story where Buffy and Angel are sent to a place where lots of creature fight to death Gladiator style, in hopes to win enough battles to return home, after some fight with other monsters, Buffy and Angel are set to fight each other, and discover they can return by hugging. 3 Johnathan story, kind of an alternate Universe where he is the superstar and makes the Buffy team get together so they help him save Sunnydale, funny at parts but not enough 1 The Giles mentor story, Buffy 6 Starts with a short story where Buffy and Angel are sent to a place where lots of creature fight to death Gladiator style, in hopes to win enough battles to return home, after some fight with other monsters, Buffy and Angel are set to fight each other, and discover they can return by hugging. 3 Johnathan story, kind of an alternate Universe where he is the superstar and makes the Buffy team get together so they help him save Sunnydale, funny at parts but not enough 1 The Giles mentor story, where Giles goes back to England to save the world was interesting. 4 Then a short story where Willow ad Tara go to a hostel to pick flowers, and find the place is haunted by the ghost of and old couple, they help them solve their marital problems and the place is unhaunted, Fun story. Fun drawing style. 5 A crossover story of Angel from his own show time with Buffy, when one of the council trainers go to LA to hunt demons, telling them Angel sent her so the demons go against Angel, turns out Angel killed the lady great-grandfather and is on revenge path, fights and help from Buffy team, fun to read and great action. 4 Another bug story, starts with Giles meeting a woman, also a librarian in a conference in town, somehow she and the buffy team don’t mix well, town is then infected with bugs, very similar to bugs from before, the library lady goes missing apparently kidnapped by a guy transforming into bug, they go looking for her and the bugs and find the bug queen, they get rid of the bugs, Giles is sad thinking bug queen was his new girlfriend just to find her alive and well, and a bit Angry because he didn’t called her in the previous days. Nice story 3 So there next is Tara and Willow where a girl belonging to their Wicca group is sad-angry-jelaous and conjures a demon, so Tara and Willow get to save the world with the help of all Wicca girls. An ok story 3 False memories, Here is the tv missing episode to explain Dawn, where she is added to all the stories from different times before she appeared so that it looks like she was always there. 5 So average is 3

  12. 4 out of 5

    Arie ☂

    2.5 stars. This volume was such a letdown after the last one. There's a ton of short stories that are pretty average. I enjoyed Jonathan's mini continuation of his episode Superstar, just because that world is so ridiculous and the over the top. The Willow and Tara short Punish Me With Kisses was drawn adorably but didn't offer much substance, and I kind of zoned out during Giles' story. There were three longer story arcs, but I only really liked two of them. Out of the Woodwork was by far my 2.5 stars. This volume was such a letdown after the last one. There's a ton of short stories that are pretty average. I enjoyed Jonathan's mini continuation of his episode Superstar, just because that world is so ridiculous and the over the top. The Willow and Tara short Punish Me With Kisses was drawn adorably but didn't offer much substance, and I kind of zoned out during Giles' story. There were three longer story arcs, but I only really liked two of them. Out of the Woodwork was by far my favourite story. Buffy and the gang battle a colony of bugs with a little help from Spike. And really, any time Spike shows up I know I'm going to have a good chuckle. False Memories is the other good one, even with Dawn being retroactively inserted into some of Buffy's biggest moments, ie: her death in season one. If you can ignore her general whininess about everything, there's a fun story in there. Spike and Harmony add some comic relief to distract you. Bonus points for this volume including a lot of Anya and her usual brand of tact. On the downside, there was a lot of Riley.

  13. 5 out of 5

    Greg

    So it appears we went off the rails with this collection. These were sort of what I originally expected from these comics which is that they were mostly silly and don't add much to the existing world. I'm most disappointed with False Memories. The writers don't capture the characters at all. The story about the missing slayer from the history books was actually a great idea but the execution was missed. The fact that the story seems to be written with the purpose of endearing Dawn to the reader So it appears we went off the rails with this collection. These were sort of what I originally expected from these comics which is that they were mostly silly and don't add much to the existing world. I'm most disappointed with False Memories. The writers don't capture the characters at all. The story about the missing slayer from the history books was actually a great idea but the execution was missed. The fact that the story seems to be written with the purpose of endearing Dawn to the reader is another negative. Dawn is the Jar Jar Binks of the Buffyverse in my opinion. There's nothing wrong with the character really. In fact, the idea of adding a character without any explanation at the opening of the fifth season of a television series is brilliant! But the portrayal of the character was just so obnoxious and that carries through here. So I guess I have to take one comment back - the writers captured Dawn quite well. The Willow and Tara story was probably the one real redeeming quality of this collection. Here's hoping it gets better in the final volume!

  14. 5 out of 5

    Sarah

    This is a great volume, covering some Giles storylines, Tara/Willow storylines (one done in a great anime style), and a great story that confronts the problem of Dawn and false memories that were implanted among Dawn and the Scoobies - including that Dawn helped saved Buffy after the Master attacked.

  15. 5 out of 5

    Ryan Mishap

    I can tell that the people involved in this really cranked up the quality as the series kept going over the years. The writing gets better--and how could it no with Jane Espenson? She contributes a Jonathan story, here, that is good. Like you need my review--you already know if you would dig this.

  16. 4 out of 5

    Angela

    This volume looks at comics that tie-in with Buffy season 5. There's some good stories that are very character specific, especially those involving Willow and Tara. The main story is to do with Angel being attacked by an ex-watcher and Buffy comes to help. A fun, good read. This volume looks at comics that tie-in with Buffy season 5. There's some good stories that are very character specific, especially those involving Willow and Tara. The main story is to do with Angel being attacked by an ex-watcher and Buffy comes to help. A fun, good read.

  17. 5 out of 5

    Noel

    Definitely not as strong as the Season 8 comics- the last story centered around Dawn was the best- at least in terms of the artwork and dialogue capturing the characters. The Jonathan one shot was pretty funny as well.

  18. 4 out of 5

    Ever

    Really enjoyed the Tara/Willow escapades; makes me want to seek out more material featuring their characters.

  19. 4 out of 5

    Ishanie

    As other readers have mentioned, this volume is better than the last 5. Great stories, great artwork! Loved it!!!

  20. 4 out of 5

    Catherine

    This was a great compilation...especially the last two stories.

  21. 4 out of 5

    Stephanie Krause

    Loved it. Probably the best of the Ominibi so far... ;)

  22. 4 out of 5

    McKayla

    I like the Buffy and Angel interactions. I love that there were more in the actual series. And Riley. I love Riley. If only there were more stories. I miss this show so much!

  23. 4 out of 5

    Olivia

    Good stories. Some things I missed since I havent been able to read Volume 5. But still good. Artwork still gets an "f". Good stories. Some things I missed since I havent been able to read Volume 5. But still good. Artwork still gets an "f".

  24. 5 out of 5

    Emily

    Not the best of the Buffy comics out there-pretty miss-able, I'd say. Tales of the Slayers, Fray and Buffy season 8 are much better. Not the best of the Buffy comics out there-pretty miss-able, I'd say. Tales of the Slayers, Fray and Buffy season 8 are much better.

  25. 5 out of 5

    Marc Leroux

    The stories range from bad to great. The artwork is poor. The weakest of the volumes to date.

  26. 4 out of 5

    Franki

    Another solid installment. I particularly enjoyed the last story in this collection, "False Memories", as I found the integration of Dawn into various life events for Buffy quite interesting. Another solid installment. I particularly enjoyed the last story in this collection, "False Memories", as I found the integration of Dawn into various life events for Buffy quite interesting.

  27. 5 out of 5

    Sharon

    3.5 stars. Adequate. Met my needs for reading some Buffy.

  28. 5 out of 5

    Christopher Ryan

    Not a big Riley fan, but...

  29. 5 out of 5

    Karen

    Lots of longer stories here. We get to see Willow a lot more, too.

  30. 5 out of 5

    Beck

    Artwork is pretty terrible. I liked the Dawn-retrofit of seasons 1-2 in False Memories.

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