Bitch Planet is a comic series by Kelly Sue DeConnick and illustrated by Valentine de Landro. Volume 2 collects the issues 6-10.
Finished on: 13.2.2018
[Here’s my review of Volume 1.]
Before we learn what happens further on Bitch Planet, the prison planet for non-compliant women, we learn more about Meiko and how she came to be there. But revolution is coming to Bitch Planet and there’s no way to stay out of it.
I already loved the first volume of Bitch Planet, and Volume 2 keeps going strong and includes some great new developments and exciting new angles on and glimpses of its world. I can’t wait for the next installment.
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.