BOOM! Studios, in partnership with 20th Century Fox Consumer Products, along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel’s The Avengers), give us our first look at ANGEL #1, written by Bryan Hill (Detective Comics, Killmonger) with art from Gleb Melnikov (Saban’s Go Go Power Rangers), with the appearance of old faces from Angel’s past and new threats in his future, available in stores May 29, 2019.
Meet Angelus, leader of an army of brutal vampire warriors terrorizing the land, hungry for power and thirsty for blood as he invades villages and takes innocent people past the point of no return. Several centuries later, Angel spends his time protecting humanity from the monsters that lurk in the dark in an attempt to redeem himself for the crimes committed by the monster he was when he was first turned. It may be that he’s too late to save his humanity and his soul but he’s lost too many people in his ongoing fight against the forces of evil, and he’s finally ready to find a solution to his tortured existence as a vampire with a conscience. When his path leads him to an old friend in Sunnydale, sparks will fly and demons will clash as Angel’s search takes him ever closer to the person who could end his quest before it’s even begun—the Chosen One, Buffy Summers.
“The centuries weigh heavy on Angel, especially after everything he’s done and all he’s endured. But is there any way for him to truly leave the past behind him? Does his fight against the forces of evil in the present make up for the horrible choices he made in the past and can saving a life now replace the lives he took then?” said Jeanine Schaefer, Executive Editor, BOOM! Studios. “Bryan and Gleb are really digging deep into Angel’s past and challenging what redemption can look like, especially now, when our actions are recorded and preserved forever.”
ANGEL #1 will be available for sale on May 29, 2019. Are you a Buffy and Angel fan? Let us know in the comment section below. Also, Don’t forget to like, share and subscribe to all things Constant Collectible to keep up to date with all the news and reviews from a world of GEEK CULTURE.