Fan-Favorite Oz Makes His First Appearance in ANGEL & SPIKE #14 from BOOM! Studios
Discover a New Creative Team and a First Appearance to the Buffyverse in September 2020
LOS ANGELES, CA (September 8, 2020) – BOOM! Studios, in partnership with 20th Century Studios, revealed a first look ANGEL & SPIKE #14, featuring a first appearance of Daniel “Oz” Osbourne and a brand new creative team, from acclaimed writer Zac Thompson (Spider-Geddon: Edge of Spider-Geddon), artist Hayden Sherman (Thumbs, The Few), colorist Roman Titov (Angel), and letterer Ed Dukeshire (Angel) along with visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Marvel’s The Avengers), available in September 2020.
Detective Kate Lockley is getting pulled further into Angel’s supernatural world, but may have a connection to his violent past that neither of them ever expected! Meanwhile, Fred taps into a dangerous new magic…and that may just be part of Wolfram & Hart’s master plan. As the supernatural crime fighting team faces more danger than ever, they encounter a brand new threat and a familiar face in a strange new place . . . the fan favorite werewolf Oz!
ANGEL & SPIKE #14 features a main cover by Christopher J. Mitten (Hellboy and the B.P.R.D.), as well as variant covers by artists Gleb Melnikov (Angel, Seven Secrets), and Ben Templesmith (30 Days of Night).
Created by visionary writer and director Joss Whedon (Marvel’s The Avengers film franchise), Angel premiered on the WB Network on October 5th, 1999 and was a spin-off from Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The series ran for five seasons from 1999–2004, starring David Boreanaz as Angel, the tortured vampire destined to walk the earth with a soul who moved to LA to set up shop as a supernatural private investigator. Despite Angel’s best efforts to deal with the sins of his past all by himself, Angel Investigations soon became home to other lost souls searching for redemption and willing to fight by his side.
ANGEL & SPIKE is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ eponymous imprint, home to critically acclaimed original series, including Once & Future by Kieron Gillen and Dan Mora; Something is Killing the Children by James Tynion IV and Werther Dell’Edera; Faithless by Brian Azzarello and Maria Llovet; Abbott by Saladin Ahmed and Sami Kivelä; Bury The Lede by Gaby Dunn and Claire Roe; Folklords by Matt Kindt and Matt Smith; The Red Mother by Jeremy Haun and Danny Luckert; Seven Secrets by Tom Taylor and Daniele Di Nicuolo; and the upcoming We Only Find Them When They’re Dead by Al Ewing and Simone Di Meo. The imprint also publishes popular licensed properties including Joss Whedon’s Firefly from Greg Pak and Dan McDaid; Buffy the Vampire Slayer from Jordie Bellaire and Ramon Bachs; and Mighty Morphin Power Rangers from Ryan Parrott and Daniele Di Nicuolo.
Print copies of ANGEL & SPIKE #14 will be available for sale on September 23, 2020 exclusively at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the one nearest you). Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.