Spike returns as the opening of the Hellmouth nears in "Angel" #6 from BOOM! Studios

Spike returns as the opening of the Hellmouth nears in "Angel" #6 from BOOM! Studios

Continue on BOOM! Studios Road to San Diego as the publisher announces the return of a fan favorite Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Spike. Yes, he of the slicked-back platinum locks will make an appearance in this October’s Angel #6, and given the goings on with the Hellmouth, I’m sure that’s the least of the title vampire’s worries.

No doubt that Spike won’t try and add to his troubles, though.

Check out the details below, along with some sweet covers from Dan Panosian, Scott Buoncristiano, and Goñi Montes.

Per BOOM!:

HELLMOUTH Forms An All New TEAM SPIKE in ANGEL #6
Discover the Shocking Effects of the Historic Buffy and Angel Event HELLMOUTH in October 2019

LOS ANGELES, CA (July 8, 2019) – BOOM! Studios is proud to continue The Road to San Diego, a ten-day spotlight on the most exciting comic book and graphic novel news in advance of Comic Con International in San Diego (July 17–21), with the announcement of ANGEL #6, in partnership with 20th Century Fox Consumer Products. Acclaimed filmmaker and writer Bryan Edward Hill (American Carnage, Batman & The Outsiders) and artist Gleb Melnikov, along with series creator and story consultant Joss Whedon (the visionary writer/director behind Firefly, Marvel’s The Avengers, and more) reimagine the groundbreaking pop culture phenomenon as the world deals with the consequences of the open HELLMOUTH, available in stores October 2019.

With Angel trapped in Sunnydale, the rest of Angel’s newly formed team has their hands full dealing with the Hellmouth’s fallout in Los Angeles. Will this gang of supernatural crime-solvers be able to protect Los Angeles from the shockwaves of the Hellmouth's opening… and from newly arrived vampire, Spike?

ANGEL #6 features a main cover by artist Dan Panosian (Slots, Batman: Arkham Knight), and a variant cover by horror illustrator Scott Buoncristiano (Harry Potter: Magical Film Projections, Dead Rabbit), as well as a connecting variant cover by artist Goñi Montes (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers) that connects to HELLMOUTH #2 and BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER #9.

Angel #6 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on October 23.

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