Cover A 'Spike':
'A Dark Place'

(Part 1)

by Victor Gischler
Cover B

After parting ways with the love of his life, Buffy Summers, Spike takes the Bug Ship to the dark side of the moon to assuage his sorrows with some serious drinking. The Bug crew become concerned at their master’s melancholy brooding, and decide to take matters into their own hands (er… feelers). Their plan proves successful, albeit for the wrong reasons, and Spike starts to pull himself together – until a gang of mercenaries arrives on the scene, and seizes control of the ship...

Penciled by Paul Lee
Inked by Andy Owens
Coloured by Cris Peter
Lettered by Richard Starkins and Comicraft's Jimmy Betancourt
Executive Producer Joss Whedon

*Featuring Angel and Faith

*Published by Dark Horse Comics, August 2012