What happens between blog posts? All kinds of stuff!
After March's Big Apple Comic Con in NYC, we brought Badass Girl to Phoenix over Memorial Day weekend and met crowds of comic book enthusiasts and recruited an Arizona regiment to the Badass Girl Army.
And we've been working hard to polish Issue 2 and get it printed.
Next up, we'll be releasing Issue 2 at Silicon Valley Comic Con in San Jose, CA.
So, Badass Girl is not OFFICIALLY COAST TO COAST.
We're also planning a Kickstarter, so stay tuned!
Stay fierce, Badass Girl Army!
If you want to introduce the toughest people in the world to the new toughest chick in the comics realm, Manhattan is the place to go.
In New York City, I had to laugh at myself because I sometimes wanted to compliment a con-goer on their costume and then had a second thought - "That may just be the way they dress normally." That thought doesn't occur to me in any other city I've visited.
I've gone to a lot of cons over the years, selling my various books and my experiences have always been good. But something about bringing Badass Girl to new readers is especially exciting. She's not for everyone, so readers who are attracted to the Badass Girl table are usually the smart, confident, tough chicks whom our fierce girl represents - my favorite type. It's inspiring to see young women - and men, too - connect with Badass Girl. It makes me realize we're doing something right.
Count the high planes comic fans in Friendly Fargo, ND among the new recruits to the Badass Girl Army!
Our fierce girl returned to the hardworking town for another round finding girls who kick ass - and men of the Badass Girl Army Men's Auxiliary Corps!
Badass Girl is kicking ass on bad guys and taking names for her post-apocalypse army of do-gooders.
Wow! Time goes fast when you’re raising a true Badass Girl!
Looking around, we see badass female characters emerging everywhere. My latest faves are Octavia and Raven from The 100. Shame on me for not getting hip to this awesome girl-powered series earlier. My 10-year-old nephew got me started this summer - and I can’t get enough!
I see so much of Badass Girl in these characters - smart, strong, thoughtful, young women standing up for what’s right and fighting for it. Seeing women like them in action gets me pumping my fist in the air every time.
Badass Girl is hitting the streets, too. We debuted her at AniMinneapolis in May to great response - and lots of other badasses wanted in on the act.
Coming up next, Debi is taking Badass Girl to CampbellCon in California as I introduce her to a new group of fans at ValleyCon Fargo, ND this month! Then WizardWorld-Madison, WI is due for some Badassness in December. Can’t wait for more comic/superhero/action fans to see her. We’re building a Badass Girl Army one fan at a time.
Just this week, we’re getting illustrator Brann Garvey started on Issue 2, so look for announcement of more issues in Badass Girl Saves the World coming soon.
This is just the beginning. As Badass Girl brings more fans into her mission of bringing justice to a lawless land, her adventures and legend will spread.
Don't wait to jump onboard - join the Badass Girl Army!
A lot happens in just a few months when you’re creating a new character. It might be tempting to think I forgot about her – but BADASS GIRL is not a personality who can be ignored
At MSP Comic Con in St. Paul in May, we teased the concept, passed out cards and met a lot of comic fans and artists. BADASS GIRL had a great reception. It was awesome seeing the light in people’s eyes when they saw the cover and heard about her story.
Now BADASS GIRL needs your help. If you’re excited about bringing a brave new girl to the comic book community, you have a great opportunity. Join the army and tell everyone you know about this girl who walks the post-apocalypse Earth, kicking ass and righting wrongs.