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Damsels #1 cover by J. Scott Campbell

June 14th, 2012, Mt. Laurel, NJ – get prepared to see traditional fairy tale heroines take action in Damsels #1, hitting stores this upcoming September.  Written by the acclaimed composing team of Leah Moore as well as John Reppion, with lovely art by Aneke, as well as dynamic covers by J. Scott Campbell as well as Sean Chen!

In Damsels #1, Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, The bit Mermaid, as well as Snow White come together with other damsels in a new experience full of risk as well as intrigue. In Damsels, the alluring princesses of traditional fairy tales take up arms to save their kingdoms from war.  Rediscover the darkness at the heart of fairy tales as well as why there’ll be no happily ever after.  Damsels opens with Rapa wanting she had not got out of bed that morning, if she had a bed to get out of that is. The day began terribly as well as has gone quickly and literally downhill ever since. A series of peculiar as well as baffling encounters throw challenge after obstacle into her path, intent it seems on stopping her progress. The thing is, up until today she had no concept she was trying to make any type of progress, toward anything! A collection of hazy memories as well as bewildering tattoos are all she has to assist her figure everything out, as well as to be honest, she’d just as soon not bother.  Around her, we see the mountain city of Caumont thrown into overdrive by the arrival of Queen Talia as well as King Aurore of Perrault. The streets are thronged with cheering people, does it matter they aren’t precisely sure why they are cheering, or for whom?

“We are thoroughly enchanted to be working on such a spellbinding series,” states writers Leah Moore as well as John Reppion. “It’s amazing fun for us as writers to be able to play with characters as well as ideas that are familiar, however then put our own Moore & Reppion style spin on things. Yes, there are Damsels as well as yes, there will be lots of distress, however nothing is exactly how it seems, as well as there is brutal action as well as odd surprises at every turn. We have had so much fun composing this, as well as we are so delighted with the art team Dynamite have set us up with. We can’t wait to see it in print.”

Damsels #1 cover by Sean Chen

“We’ve been speaking about Damsels for a long time internally, as well as trying to figure out who the very best writers would be.  Leah as well as John were at the top of the list, however they had taken a break from comics.  Debating who to approach, we complied with up with Leah as well as John to see if they would script when time freed up.  They stated yes.  It was the very best decision for the comic.” specifies Dynamite publisher Nick Barrucci.  “Get prepared for one hell of a ride.  Not every fairy tale has a delighted ending.”

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