100 Girls by Adam Gallardo and Todd Demong

2008
07.15



Itty-bitty blondie Sylvia Mark doesn’t look like much. But piss her off, and she’s liable to go all Hulk on you. Except, not green—just really, really strong. Meangrrl Colleen finds that out when she tries to warn Sylvia off her fine boyfriend, and ends up in a Colleen-shaped locker dent with a broken arm for her trouble. While Sylvia at first chalks up her overnight might to puberty-gone-wild, her disturbing dreams of bio-vats and rivers of blood hint at a dangerously different reason. Meanwhile, in a secret government lab, Dr. Tabitha Carver looks over her collection of super-girls in jars, awaiting the return of the missing four so she can activate her army of baby goddesses. Four girls were kidnapped from the lab at the start of Carver’s precious cloning project. Now one of those girls is beginning to manifest her powers. And due to an instinctive impulse that is leading her closer and closer to her test-tube origins, Sylvia is rounding up the other three for a final violent confrontation with Carver that could end up rocking the entire world. My teenage friends, you have no idea how much serious ass-kicking is contained in this lil’ GN. Suffice it to say that it is on the order of my fav comic girl Fray and her bad-ass cousin Tank Girl, and just as cosmically awesome. And if square-jawed, pouty-lipped Sylvia looks familiar, it may be because Simon & Schuster just recently picked up this independent production that originally debuted on Dark Horse’s website, then was published in a seven issue series by Arcana Studios back in ’04. Now S&S have collected all seven issues of Sylvie in this suh-weet paperback for your uninterrupted viewing pleasure. So get off the couch already, head to your closest library or bookstore and get your own Girl! (Batteries and kung fu superpowers not included.)

6 Responses to “100 Girls by Adam Gallardo and Todd Demong”

  1. Thank you so much for the more than positive review! I really appreciate it.

    Might I suggest you try another of my books, Gear School, which also features a young, strong female protagonist?

    Thanks again.

    -adam

  2. Jen Hubert says:

    Thanks for stopping by, Adam! And I’ll be sure to check out Gear School.

  3. Rachel Aronowitz says:

    Does the Arcana edition have the same content as the Simon Pulse version?

  4. Jen Hubert says:

    Hi Rachel,

    I believe so, but you may want to check with Arcana to make sure.

  5. shey says:

    i think this book is funny and cool!!!!!!!!

  6. erin says:

    this book was so awsome i wanana get the second one

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