Monday, January 24, 2011

IDW Reveals "Miss Fury" - April 2011

Sneak Peek the cover to IDW Publishing's April 2011, hardcover release, showcasing the female vigilante character "Miss Fury", written and illustrated by Tarpe Mills:

"...Catfights and crossdressers, mad scientists and Gestapo agents - it's one lurid adventure after another in this lavish, full-color collection of the first female superhero created and drawn by a woman.

'Miss Fury' was a sexy adventurer clad in a skin-tight panther costume. By day, she was socialite 'Marla Drake' and by night, 'Miss Fury'.

"In the first half of the 20th century, women cartoonists could be found in America's newspapers, but writer/artist Tarpe Mills was one of the few who drew adventure comics, and the only one who drew a costumed superheroine.

"The 'Miss Fury' Sunday newspaper strip ran from 1941 until 1952 and had millions of readers, among them GIs who painted the beautiful action heroine on the nosecones of their bombers..."

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