Alisa Harris was kind enough to donate an extra copy of this book to Barnard. I couldn’t keep my mitts off of the delectable book long enough for it to get cataloged, so I read through it before turning it over to technical services. It’s a juicy compendium of comics by women, many of whom will look familiar to zine and minicomics fans: Liz Baillie, Alisa, Missy Kulik, Cathy Leamy, Danica Novgorodoff, and MK Reed.
Favorite comics include (some SPOILERS)
- The Terminator: Romance for the Ages by Leigh Dragoon, in which Ms. Dragoon makes the case that T1 is a romance, not an action movie citing the totally romantic first date of making plastique and the girl squashing the villain while the guy dies tragically. That’s why I love T1 and T2 so much!
- How I Learned to Say No by Marion Vitus in which she says “I would rather wax a cat [than give the creepy guy my number].”
- Gone Huntin’ by Heidi Arnhold in which her man and his friend go “hunting,” but the final panel shows them having a tea party with small woodland creatures. I might have LOLed a little at that one.