September 27th, 2009

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(Meta) Why I love Season Eight

The 8th season of Buffy the Vampire Slayer comes in for a lot of criticism here on LJ. Write a post condemning the comics and you'll get 15 people replying to agree with you before you've refreshed the screen. It's much rarer to see people talking about why they enjoy the comics, and praising the good things about them.

So that's what this post is about. It's about why I look forward to the first week of every month, and why I make a special trip into town to pick up my copy of Season 8 the day it arrives in the shops, and then read it twice through before writing my review. It's 45 reasons why I love Season 8.

The number 45 has no special significance. I just did a "Find" search on the piece after I wrote it to see how many times I used the phrase "I love..."


 

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