_Buffy_ Season 8 finds adventure, Italian style, in issue #23! It's Buffyand Andrewon a mission in Italy¦together! Awkward? Yes! Since Harmony's television stunt, the ensuing general vampire love from the masses, and the destruction of the Scotland base, operations at Slayer headquarters have been somewhat strained. Rogue Slayer Simone and her gang have not been helping Slayer-civilian relations with their attacks against the military, bank robbing, and occasional snitching at Hot Topic. Andrew has a lead on how to gain intel on Simone's plans¦but he has to go to Italynow! With Xander and Willow busy holding together their Slayer legions, Buffy seems to be the only one with an open schedule to act as Andrew's backup. Hours of travel¦just Buffy and Andrew¦Really? Drew Z. Greenberg, veteran of the _Buffy_ TV show, as well as _Dexter_, _Smallville_, and _The Clone Wars_, teams with series artist Georges Jeanty and executive producer Joss Whedon.