Once, Loma was an alien from the planet Meta, but she longed for more. With the Madness Coat, she came down to Earth. And Loma became a girl. But being a girl wasn’t as easy or idyllic as she thought it might be. She only made it through with the help of new friends. But […]
The Gerard Way led imprint gets a cosmic makeover
Over the past year, Shade, the Changing Girl has carved out a distinctive space for itself in the comics landscape. The standout book of DC Comics’ Young Animal imprint, Shade tells the story of a young Avian woman named Loma who tires of life on her home planet, Meta. A youthful obsession with Earth and the poet Rac Shade […]
Last month, DC Comics Bombshells artist Marguerite Sauvage drew a guest issue of Shade the Changing Girl. The title, penned by Cecil Castellucci and typically drawn by Marley Zarcone, follows the Earth-obssessed alien Loma Shade as she takes possession of a body that once belonged to a mean-spirited teenage girl. Month-to-month, Zarcone tells Shade’s story with a chaotically psychedelic […]
Kyle Pinion and Alex Lu dive into the second Young Animal title to hit the shelves!
Tomorrow, DC Comics’ fledgling Young Animal imprint rolls out its second title, Shade, the Changing Girl #1. The book, written by Cecil Castellucci and drawn by Marley Zarcone, features regular covers by Becky Cloonan. DC Comics tapped artists Duncan Fegredo and Tula Lotay to produce variant covers for the series’ first issue, but while Fegredo’s cover will release […]
Get a closer look at the next Young Animal comic to hit the stands
“There’s no such thing as a little bit of madness.”
In a week where you couldn’t throw a rock without hitting a good comic, Effigy carves out a noticeable place for itself and on your pull list. Issue one sets up a world of glamour, ritual murder, and mystery that could lead to this series being one of Vertigo’s best 2015 books.