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I love the next issue promo on the letters page. All it says is Things get weirder.

The idea of magic sex ending the world and creating a new one is getting a knocking from some of you guys, but I don't mind it. It seems appropriately mythic, which is the resonance they seem to be going for, what with the references to the two of them as gods and all.

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creator: brad meltzer, creator: joss whedon, creator: georges jeanty, publisher: dark horse, title: buffy the vampire slayer

Date: 2010-04-16 12:35 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] zordboy
.... no, you know, I still got nothin'.

Date: 2010-04-16 12:36 am (UTC)
autumn_lily: jason todd (Default)
From: [personal profile] autumn_lily
It'd probably be more mythic if one of them could do it by just whacking off.

Date: 2010-04-16 12:42 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] zordboy
It won't make you go blind, but it will end the world?

Date: 2010-04-16 12:54 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] thandrak
Think more about Uranus.

yeah, had to go there.

Date: 2010-04-16 01:30 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] zordboy
... I'd rather I didn't o_O.

Date: 2010-04-16 04:14 am (UTC)
autumn_lily: pervy face (perv)
From: [personal profile] autumn_lily
It'll only be uncomfortable for a couple seconds, then you'll be taken to another world.
Also, remember plenty of KY.

Date: 2010-04-16 04:25 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] zordboy
I don't know what's more disturbing. The advice, or your icon O_O.

Date: 2010-04-16 04:46 am (UTC)
autumn_lily: pedo bat (batman)
From: [personal profile] autumn_lily
Can't both be equally disturbing?

What do you think of this since I have your attention?

Date: 2010-04-16 04:15 am (UTC)
autumn_lily: jason todd (Default)
From: [personal profile] autumn_lily
It won't make you go blind, but it will in fact CREATE the world (or in this case, another world)

Date: 2010-04-16 11:30 am (UTC)
halialkers: Raven in Blue hood, glowing white eyes, right hand with palm stretched upward (Default)
From: [personal profile] halialkers
Very....Egyptian.

Date: 2010-04-16 01:03 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] jlbarnett
Buffy never seemed all that mythic to me, despite it's magical basis

Date: 2010-04-16 01:04 am (UTC)
queenanthai: (Default)
From: [personal profile] queenanthai
Am I the only one here who loves this series? A lot of people have been really harsh on it. I'm down with every single storyline (with the exception of Dawn/Xander, because EW).

Date: 2010-04-16 01:07 am (UTC)
sherkahn: (Default)
From: [personal profile] sherkahn
I think it works, as their respective sig others have been demonified or died of, it makes sense that they turn to one another for.... comfort. Look at the X-men. All they been through and all the hook-ups.

Date: 2010-04-16 01:19 am (UTC)
arbre_rieur: (DC Nation)
From: [personal profile] arbre_rieur
I don't think it's as good as the TV show during its prime, but I like it (especially the issues Whedon actually writes) and don't have a problem with any of the developments.

Date: 2010-04-16 01:45 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] zordboy
I'm not outraged by it, but the show lost me in the last few years and honesty, the whole Twilight storyline has just felt like one big WTF-moment.

Date: 2010-04-16 01:52 am (UTC)
sinorhizobium: Peter and Sylar from heroes (Default)
From: [personal profile] sinorhizobium
I like the series...I liked the idea of vampires suddenly becoming popular and the Slayers being seen as bad guys...what with the whole "Twilight" fandom its kind of funny...

I have to say, though, I'm finding all this "epic sex" stuff to be pure, undiluted WTF.

Date: 2010-04-16 03:40 am (UTC)
thatnickguy: Oreo-lovin' Martian (Default)
From: [personal profile] thatnickguy
I've been digging it for the most part. Unfortunately, given that...well, I tend to see a lot of what's going on here on S_D, by the time the trade comes out, I've already spoiled myself of the best stuff (most of Dawn's transformations...and MechaDawn).

Still, I've been digging it, as I said. I dug Buffy's adventure in Fray's timeline, which a lot of people didn't like.

Maybe it's just me, but I feel the series reads a lot better in trade form.

Date: 2010-04-16 03:11 pm (UTC)
felinephoenix: Holy Slayer Batman! (buffy - best crossover ever)
From: [personal profile] felinephoenix
I like... parts of it? Most of the plots are okay, and I enjoyed the first few arcs a lot. I don't loathe it like so many here (except for Dawn/Xander, ugh) but it doesn't really grab me. I can take or leave the comics.

Date: 2010-04-16 01:21 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] arxh
Spike!

Date: 2010-04-16 01:51 am (UTC)
majingojira: (WTF Guyver)
From: [personal profile] majingojira
I feel like an idiot for not saying this sooner: BUFFY IS BEING RAPED BY THE UNIVERSE!

Date: 2010-04-16 10:05 am (UTC)
icon_uk: (Default)
From: [personal profile] icon_uk
Looks consensual to me!

Date: 2010-04-16 11:53 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] jlbarnett
not according to Giles. The universe isn't letting her fight him

Date: 2010-04-16 02:25 pm (UTC)
cainofdreaming: cain's mark (pic#364829)
From: [personal profile] cainofdreaming
Universe, the new rohypnol.

Date: 2010-04-16 02:45 pm (UTC)
espanolbot: (Default)
From: [personal profile] espanolbot
Heh, that's funny because Buffy said she's a Powergirl fan, and the Universe knocked her up as well.

Date: 2010-04-16 03:00 am (UTC)
big_daddy_d: (Default)
From: [personal profile] big_daddy_d
You know, seeing these pages, I feel like I'm reading a porn with a hell of a plot.

Date: 2010-04-16 03:04 am (UTC)
birdofprey: (Default)
From: [personal profile] birdofprey
Pages of Buffy and Angel having sex, and I'm more excited seeing Spike and Buffy fight side by side.

Date: 2010-04-17 05:11 pm (UTC)
celestialchild: Jem and the Holograms (Jem)
From: [personal profile] celestialchild
Yeah. Basically this.

Date: 2010-04-17 05:19 pm (UTC)
birdofprey: (Default)
From: [personal profile] birdofprey
:D

Date: 2010-04-16 03:11 am (UTC)
big_daddy_d: (Default)
From: [personal profile] big_daddy_d
When the climax comes, I wonder if it'll be called the "Big Bang."

Date: 2010-04-16 03:44 am (UTC)
From: [personal profile] zordboy
If there's any justice in the universe *nods*.

Date: 2010-04-16 03:54 am (UTC)
selke: (Default)
From: [personal profile] selke
I'm so not a fan of Buffy/Angel.

Date: 2010-04-16 07:24 am (UTC)
salad_barbarian: It's Jet from Cowboy Bebop (Thinking)
From: [personal profile] salad_barbarian
Apparently the last image was too porny for Imangeshack. I'm forbidden to see it.

I don't know if that's good or bad.

Date: 2010-04-16 11:01 am (UTC)
cainofdreaming: b/w (Default)
From: [personal profile] cainofdreaming
Okay. FLǕGGȦ∂NKđ€ČHIŒβǾLʃÊN. There, I'm officially using the safe word. And I'm not even participant in this act.

Date: 2010-04-16 11:30 am (UTC)
halialkers: Raven in Blue hood, glowing white eyes, right hand with palm stretched upward (Default)
From: [personal profile] halialkers
Well, at least it's not like Egyptian mythology where the creation comes from somebody jacking off......

Date: 2010-04-16 01:08 pm (UTC)
grazzt: (Default)
From: [personal profile] grazzt
It's sad, the instant I see a "Soon" caption, I automatically think Wonderella.

Date: 2010-04-16 03:09 pm (UTC)
felinephoenix: Holy Slayer Batman! (buffy - best crossover ever)
From: [personal profile] felinephoenix
This was kind of painful to read. And I say that as someone who still ships Buffy/Angel.

Date: 2010-04-16 07:09 pm (UTC)
hero_of_lallor: (Buffy)
From: [personal profile] hero_of_lallor
I agree, The whole thing made me uncomfortable.

Date: 2010-04-17 03:16 am (UTC)
deepspaceartist: Ed Robinson of Barnaked Ladies making a funny face behind Tyler Stewart (Default)
From: [personal profile] deepspaceartist
Wait, so, are future issues going to have SuperSex Buffy and Angel going by in the background? Cause that would be kind of hilarious.

Date: 2010-04-19 05:09 am (UTC)
liara_shadowsong: (spangel)
From: [personal profile] liara_shadowsong
Um... I'm feeling like this post would be more awesome if the second image got put back up on a different server, because ImageShack doesn't like whatever it is (is it porn?).

All I have to say of the Buffy comics right now is that I like some elements, don't like others. I reserve the right to hold off of judging the current plotline until it ends, but my hopes aren't that high right this second. It feels like they're trying for something more mythic than the series has typically been, so it seems a little bit out of place.

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