New Trailer: Buffy The Vampire Slayer Season 8 Motion Comic

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A free trailer for the new Buffy The Vampire Slayer motion comic series is available on iTunes. (Can’t embed, sorry.) The series, the first episode of which is rumored to debut sometime later today, follows the Season 8 Buffy comic from Dark Horse which continues where the series finale of the show left off. The series will chronicle the first 19 issues of the comic, according to Comic Book Resources.

Here’s iTunes’ official description:

Proving once and for all that you can’t keep a good Slayer down, Joss Whedon’s Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Eight picks up where the smash-hit TV show left off! Based on the award-winning Dark Horse comic book series, these eye-popping motion comic adventures breathe new life into the Buffyverse for longtime fans and new “watchers” alike. The Hellmouth may have been destroyed, but the world still needs saving, and Buffy Summers is back at her butt-kicking, demon-slaying best to do the job. She’s relocated her base of operations to a castle in Scotland to lead the Scooby Gang, including hundreds of newly activated Slayers scattered around the world to battle the supernatural forces of evil. But in the wake of Sunnydale’s destruction, the U.S. government thinks Buffy and her legions of followers have grown too powerful and are now terrorist threats. Meanwhile, a seemingly unstoppable group of Japanese vampires hatch a nefarious plot, while the biggest, baddest Big Bad of them all, Twilight, is on a mission to destroy every Slayer on Earth!