Wednesday, March 5, 2008

Buffy, You Ignorant Slut

Oh, to be staked by Faith...

Buffy Summers is getting her same-sex 'speriment on in the twelfth and latest issue of "Buffy the Vampire Slayer: Season Eight," released today by Dark Horse Comics. The story, written by Drew Goddard, a Buffy series scribe who later moved to Angel, finds Buffy bonking fellow slayer Satsu (pictured at link), but don't expect to hear her say, "Hello, gay now!" anytime soon, because straight from the mouth of Joss Whedon comes this: "We're not going to make her gay, nor are we going to take the next 50 issues explaining that she's not. She's young and experimenting, and did I mention open-minded?" And this: "I wouldn't even call it a phase. It's just something that happens."

All of which makes sense to me, though I'd much rather this subplot belong to Faith.

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