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"Buffy Season 8" Comic Book - Jeph Loeb will write a story arc

Saturday 11 November 2006, by Webmaster

Jeph Loeb will be writing an arc of Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season 8, the new Dark Horse Comics series picking up from where the television show ended, The Continuum has learned.

Loeb remains exclusive with Marvel Comics, but will be allowed to work on the project.

Loeb is friends with Buffy creator Joss Whedon and at one time was was working with Whedon on development of a Buffy animated series for Fox Kids.

Buffy is scheduled to launch in March and will run 23-26 issues. Whedon is writing the first four issues and will also likely write the last arc. Loeb is one of several high-profile writers who will be contributing.

Georges Jeanty is drawing the first arc, with Jo Chen providing covers.

Also look for a Buffy Omnibus from Dark Horse next year.