‘Spike: A Dark Place’ #5 Review: Crash Landing

Cover of 'Spike: A Dark Place' #5 by Jenny Frison.
Cover of ‘Spike: A Dark Place’ #5 by Jenny Frison.

This week saw the wrap up of Dark Horse Comics’ Spike: A Dark Place miniseries focusing on Buffy’s platinum blonde vampire. While the creative team of Victor Gischler (writer), Paul Lee (pencils), Andy Owens (inks), and Cris Peter (Colors) has surprised and entertained me during multiple moments of Spike: A Dark Place, the final and fifth issue of the series felt lackluster and predictable – an unfortunate crash landing following a fairly smooth flight. Let’s hope it reads better in TPB form!

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