Buffy the Vampire Slayer #5 Has Xander Vamp Out on the Cover

BOOM! Studios has unveiled the Buffy the Vampire Slayer #5 cover by Mondo illustrator, Marc Aspinall, where vampire Xander and Drusilla look on as Buffy and Willow try to save Xander’s soul. This game-changing issue of the hotly anticipated series will debut in stores June 5, 2019, with a heart wrenching mission that Buffy must complete at all costs in order to save her friend.

The reimagining of Joss Whedon’s groundbreaking hit pop culture series kicks off a brand new story arc as Team Slayer deals with the devastating consequences of Xander becoming a vampire. Buffy and the Scooby Gang have lost one of their own to Team Vamp but what if there’s a way to get their friend back? The Slayer will walk the line between responsibility and rampage as she searches for anything that’ll bring back her friend, balancing her quest with her duties as the Slayer without losing anyone else in the process. What do you do when your entire purpose is killing vampires and your friend just turned into one? 

Eisner Award-nominated writer Jordie Bellaire and acclaimed artist David López, along with series creator and story consultant Joss Whedon, reimagine the groundbreaking pop culture phenomenon for a new generation of comic book fans.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #5  features cover art by fan favorite artists Kevin Wada, Morgan Beem, Becca Carey, and Yasmine Putri.

Buffy the Vampire Slayer #5 cover by Marc Aspinall