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If you miss Aeon Flux..

BY Sarah J. in General |

...and were disappointed in the movie, have I got a comic for you. Anna Mercury is that rare comic action heroine who's actually wearing clothes that one could conceivably kick some ass in. She's also got a mountain of red hair and a bad attitude. She's trying to save a futuristic city that may or may not actually exist, and she's got to do it by herself, and the clock is ticking... Warren Ellis is the twisted brain behind such gems as Transmetropolitan and ... Read More
What would you do if you met a handsome, mysterious stranger on a plane? If he kept giving you different names with the same sexy smile? What if you're a flight attendant, and it's your job to keep a planeload of people safe? Yet you can barely get onto the plane each time without swallowing pills for your acrophobia... That's the story behind Air , a new Vertigo comics ongoing series about the weird, magical process of flying in a post-9/11 world, about travel, ... Read More

Monica Gallagher comics

BY Sarah J. in Crafty |

On my trip to MoCCA back in June, I met so many cool ladies I didn't know what to do! Luckily, since then I've had some time to catch up with some of them. Monica Gallagher self-publishes everything through her website, eatyourlipstick.com, and her comics range from the autobiographical to the fanciful, with breast size, Greek gods, and murder-for-hire all given a shot. Boobage, shown above, is Gallagher's story of growing up with extra-small breasts, and is a ... Read More

Apocalipstix!

BY Sarah J. in General |

The Apocalipstix will rock you. A slam-bam postapocalyptic action-hero fantasy for girls, one part Tank Girl and one part Josie and the Pussycats, it's the story of a band who manages to survive World War III and sets off on the road trip to end all road trips in search of the necessities of life--food, shelter, and roaring crowds. Writer Ray Fawkes neatly turns rock'n'roll stereotypes on their heads, giving the girls the phallic symbols--guitars and guns--and ... Read More
Tori Amos and comics came into my life at the same time, way back in the early 90s. I had a cool older friend that had all the best stuff, and one day she came into school with a copy of Death: The High Cost of Living, and I thought it was the prettiest thing I'd ever seen. Had to have it. My friend turned me on to Tori too, and I fell in love. And then someone told me that Tori was the basis for Delirium in the Sandman “Brief Lives” collection ... Read More