These Buffy and Faith Funko Pops?! Oh my god, in love.
If you follow me on Twitter, you’ve likely seen that I’m rewatching Buffy the Vampire Slayer. It is definitely reconfirming it as one of my all-time favorite shows. Just got to Hush the other day and CRIED because it was so well done, it’s always been one of my favorite episodes. It WAS nominated for an Emmy, so I guess it is warranted. Well, as you may have seen with my post of Fray, I’m delving into the Buffyverse by reading the comics. Fray was good, but Tales blew my mind.
The various contributors did a masterful job with this. These comics draw from the evil within humanity to shape their monsters, as well as myth and legend. We see characters that we know and learn some of their backstory. Jack the Ripper, Nazis, Dracula, Buffy, Xander, Spike, young Watchers. There’s so much information to be learned. I loved how the illustrators matched their issue’s style to the topic at hand. Jack the Ripper’s style resembled a late 1800’s Wanted Poster, black and white, hints of blue, very little color. The slayer in Nazi Germany realized that evil is all around her, and the style was reminiscent of the propaganda posters that the Nazis used as fear tactics. Spike and Drusilla were very realistic and as we know them on the show. There was a sweet little sing-song-y comic about finding a vampire and the style was like what you’d see on a holiday children’s show. Lots of thought and effort was put into this collection. An outstanding round of applause for the creators!