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Published on April 8th, 2015 | by JCDoyle

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21st Century Tank Girl Preview

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JAMIE HEWLETT RETURNS TO TANK GIRL!

That’s big news. Especially if, like me, you’ve loved Tank Girl since its original strip back in Deadline magazine published in the late 80’s.

She was bad mouthed, violent, anarchic and occasionally slept with a kangaroo. She was (and is) a very strong female character although not always necessarily a role model. The early stories lacked cohesion and were littered with pop culture references and soon Tank Girl herself became part of pop culture. But through it all she never really gave a shit (that’s right I speak of her as if she’s real!).

Hewlett has been busy since the Tank Girl film, unfortunately not on Tank Girl. He went off to work on a band of monkeys or something like that (I also love the Gorillaz and the recent rumour about a new album is nearly as exciting as this news).

But now he’s back and with Alan Martin, the other co-creator of the series, so everything is looking rosy for Tank Girl and friends. Although, those who are easily offended may not agree.

Check out the preview art below and the official press release for issue 1.

Tank Girl Cover

Kicking ass and probably not caring about names in the 21st century.

tank girl  interior art

In space no one can hear you scream in excitement because Jamie Hewlett is back on Tank Girl.

21st Century Tank Girl #1

Story By: Alan Martin

Art By: Jamie Hewlett, Warwick Johnson-Cadwell, Philip Bond,

Jonathan Edwards, Brett Parson, Jim Mahfood, Craig Knowles

32pp / FC / $3.99 / on sale: June 10

 

JAMIE HEWLETT RETURNS TO TANK GIRL!

After a break of 20 years, artist extraordinaire Jamie Hewlett (GORILLAZ) is leaping back on the Tank Girl wagon, re-teaming with series co-creator Alan Martin to bring you a whole new take on the foul-mouthed, gun toting, swill-swigging hellion!

Featuring riotous 100% original content from Hewlett & Martin along with contributions from a host of series stalwarts and newcomers, get your head down, put your hands over your private parts, and prepare for a chaotic collection of strips, pin-ups, and random carnage!

Tank Girl Cover alt

Did anyone watch the 1990’s T.V. series Lexx? (Penis spaceship!)

tank girl interior art 2

Interesting sound effects (Clunt!) in this example of interior art by Warwick Johnson-Cadwell.

 

JCDoyle

JCDoyle

Lover of comics and Art and Sci-Fi in multiple media. Currently teaching my kids the ways of the Geek (while protecting my first editions)
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