Oz (Buffy comic)
Trade paperback cover
|Publisher||Dark Horse Comics|
|Format||Full color, 32 pg (per issue)|
|Publication date||July 18 – September 19, 2001|
|No. of issues||3|
|Created by||Joss Whedon|
|Written by||Christopher Golden|
Valentine De Landro
Oz is a trade paperback collecting comic stories based on the Buffy television series about the character Daniel "Oz" Osbourne.
This story is generally considered not part of the official Buffyverse canon.
Oz left Sunnydale in search of his own nature, he travels to the Far East. Oz goes across the globe in search of a secret monastery where he might learn to find inner peace. When he arrives, he discovers that a number of the monks have been kidnapped by a demon-race. Oz must rescue the monks and overcome a terrible demon.
|Title||Issue #||Release Date|
|Oz Part I||1||July 18, 2001|
|Daniel Osbourne (Oz), was a friend to the slayer, victim of the werewolf curse. Oz has left his home in search of peace within himself. He travels to Tibet looking for a monk called Shantou, who might be able to teach him to control the darkness within himself. With the help of a Chinese demon-girl, Oz finds Shantou in a situation of peril.|
|Oz Part II||2||August 15, 2001|
|With the help of the wise Tibetan Monk, Shantou and the beautiful Chinese demon-girl, Oz hopes to gain control over his wolf nature. The weeks draw nearer to the next full moon, and Oz gets ready to face himself. Meanwhile, dark forces are on the move, and Oz must prepare to face them.|
|Oz Part III||3||September 19, 2001|
|Oz and his new companions challenge a crazy demon overlord and a large number of various supernatural nasties. The showdown could change Oz forever.|
The series was collected into a trade paperback published May 15, 2002, which included a sketchbook section featuring the work of cover artist John Totleben and series artist Logan Lubera.