As “BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER: SSN 8″ came to a close with the latest issue, fans have been left wondering about the fate of their favorite series and its beloved cast of characters. Well fear not Buffy faithful as today series creator Joss Whedon spoke with Entertainment Weekly about the future of The Slayer, and it looks to be a quite bright as the creator reveals plans to continue the series with a 9th ‘season’! Inside you can get all the details. Read on for the skinny!
“I got very excited when I had a comic book with the idea that I could do absolutely anything,” he tells Entertainment Weekly‘s Shelf Life blog. “We hit a lot of beautiful notes and I’ve got a lot of great writers working [on the comics], and I’m very proud of it. But at the same time, it’s like, yeah, ‘You can do anything’ is not really the Buffy mission statement. The Buffy mission statement is, ‘What does this feel like?’ So I wanted to bounce it back a little bit to the real world.”
The full interview with the series creator can be found here. The new series will be released to coincide with the debut of ‘ANGEL’ with its new publisher, Dark Horse Comics, later this year.