The Margins Are Closing In On The Comfortable And It’s About Fucking Time : Michelle Perez And Remy Boydell’s “The Pervert”


Ryan C.'s Four Color Apocalypse

If 2017 was the “year of the woman” in comics — and I would contend that, thanks to the exemplary efforts of Emil Ferris, Eleanor Davis, Mimi Pond, Gabrielle Bell, Jillian Tamaki, Sophia Foster-Dimino, November Garcia, Annie Koyama and numerous others it most certainly was — then 2018 may just prove to be the “year of the trans woman.” We’ve already had Tommi Parrish’s incredible  graphic novel The Lie And How We Told It, a bold and confident statement of artistic intent that has elevated Parrish into the top tier of contemporary cartoonists, and just a couple of months on from that comes The Pervert, a collection of collaborative strips by writer Michelle Perez and artist Remy Boydell, originally serialized in Brandon Graham’s Island anthology, that gain new weight and heft and import when presented in their entirety, as Image Comics has done here. Part character study, part…

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One response to “The Margins Are Closing In On The Comfortable And It’s About Fucking Time : Michelle Perez And Remy Boydell’s “The Pervert”

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