Bitch Planet Vol. 1: Extraordinary Machine (Kelly Sue DeConnick, Valentine De Landro)

Bitch Planet is a comic series by Kelly Sue DeConnick and illustrated by Valentine de Landro. Volume 1 collects the first five issues.
Finished on: 9.6.2017

In the future, non-compliant women are sent to prison. A prison that takes up an entire planet and is colloquially referred to as Bitch Planet. Non-compliance encompasses many things – from violent crime to not being considered attractive enough, maybe because, like Penny, you’re fat and have shaved your head – and you don’t give a fuck about what anybody thinks. But when you put women like this together, even under the worst circumstances, they aren’t likely to take things lying down.

Bitch Planet is a damn amazing comic, a feminist take on prison exploitation (movies) with emotional impact and a great sense of humor within all the politics. I loved it.

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