Action Lab, the home of Princeless and Molly Danger, have a new black female lead all-ages comic book – but it’s slap bang in the modern day.
Not that Princeless is old fashioned, it’s anything but. And Fight Like A Girl has dinosaurs in it. But it’s all part of a challege that Amarosa is undertaking to save the life of her brother.
Fight Like A Girl #1
(W) David Pinckney (A/CA) Soo Lee
Standing before a jury of nine gods, Amarosa pleads for a chance to risk her life and gain entry to the Wishing Well where she will attempt to fight her way through and survive nine trials to claim her prize: a single wish that will save her terminally-ill brother. Another Action Lab hit in the making!
And there’s a press release around the place as well…
Created by writer David Pinckney, FIGHT LIKE A GIRL stars Amarosa, a normal girl who is desperately trying to find a way to cure her terminally ill brother. To save him, she must earn the right to make a single wish. To do so she must face the Pantheon of Gods and go through a series of nine trials within the Wishing Well, a source of unimaginable power. If Amarosa survives, her wish will be set in stone. If she fails, her soul will be damned for all eternity. She’ll have to get past her insecurities in order learn more about herself than she ever imagined. Will she succeed? Find out in this fantastic four issue miniseries.
Fight Like A Girl features art by Soo Lee (Liquid City, Dim Sum Warriors) and is scheduled for a November 2014 Release.
While we’re at it, let’s see what else Action Lab have for November shall we?
F1RST HERO #4 (OF 4)
(W) Anthony Ruttgaizer (A) Phillip Sevy (CA) Lee Moder
The streets of Philadelphia have been turned into a war zone with Jake Roth standing at ground zero. All Jake wants now is to get home in one piece. But how will the extrahumans who saved him from being captured by the authorities react if he rejects an offer to join their insanity-fuelled revolution? The climatic final issue of the first arc of The F1rst Hero is here!
JACK HAMMER USURPER #2 (OF 2)
(W) Brandon Barrows (A/CA) Ionic
Betrayed, bloody and mad as hell, it’s Jack’s turn to go on the hunt, sucking chest wound or no. But Jack hasn’t even met the man called Usurper face-to-face and he’s already fighting for his life. With both Jack and Ramona’s lives on the line, who’ll go down for the count?
MIDNIGHT TIGER TP
(W) DeWayne Feenstra, Ray-Anthony Height (A/CA) Ray-Anthony Height
Young Gavin Shaw is granted the power to do what local law enforcement and the superhero community cannot – save his city from itself. As Midnight Tiger (because he can only patrol the city after midnight), Gavin begins his assault on the gangs and drug dealers running the streets of Apollo Bay and eventually ends up expanding his world in ways he never imagined.
PLANET GIGANTIC #2 (OF 4)
(W) Eric Grissom (A) David Halvorson, Will Perkins (CA) David Halvorson
When Queen Neva takes Yuri and Valentina prisoner, she puts them to work in the infamous Blood Mines of Woodmere. Meanwhile, Neva and her dark sorcerer Narog devise a plot to steal their power. Also in this issue: A steadfast messenger must carry the fate of the war across an unforgiving landscape!
SHINOBI NINJA PRINCESS #4 (OF 6)
(W) Martheus Wade (A) Martheus Wade, Janet Wade (CA) Janet Wade
Oni (Demon): After the escape of Shianndrea and her team in New Tokyo, the Oni sets his sights on the southern security outpost of the Toshigawa Clan. Master Gaudient chooses a team to assist their fellow ninja but orders Ai and Shianndrea to stay behind. The girls make the risky decision to join the battle anyway. Meanwhile, Hamasuke’s anger from being “overshadowed” could prove to be the downfall of the Toshigawa Clan.