M.O.M.: Mother of Madness is a brand new comedian e-book from the minds of Game of Thrones alum Emilia Clarke (Daenerys Targaryen), Marguerite Bennett and Leila Leiz.
Emilia Clarke is making her comedian e-book debut with M.O.M.: Mother of Madness, a three-issue graphic novel a couple of scientist and single mother named Maya who will get superpowers and makes use of them to tackle a gaggle of human traffickers.
Clarke defined the place the thought got here from to Entertainment Weekly: “About three years ago, I was in a car with a bunch of friends and was like, ‘Hey, guys, wouldn’t it be really funny if…’ And then I woke up the next day and was like, ‘That would be funny. That would be f—ing cool. Why not?’”
We’re all the time calling moms superheroes, and I’m like, what in the event that they had been? What in the event that they legitimately had been superheroes? Maya has had a really laborious life, and she or he finds herself in a spot the place every little thing that makes her distinctive, she hates and is ashamed about. It’s solely within the discovery of her powers that she finds her true acceptance of who she is.
Written alongside Marguerite Bennett with artwork by Leila Leiz, M.O.M.: Mother of Madness can have a Deadpool-esque mix of tongue-in-cheek humor with a contemporary feminist sensibility. The artistic group is all feminine, and Clarke traces the impetus to do one thing like this to her curiosity in comics as a child. “My brother was a comic nerd [growing up], and I wasn’t allowed in the shops!” she stated. “I wasn’t allowed to go in with him, because I was the loser little sister. And the moments that I was allowed in, there weren’t a lot of women on the covers, and there weren’t a lot of women in the shops. So I didn’t feel safe to explore it at that age.”
Cut to me at Comic-Con, and I’m there going, ‘I’m nonetheless not seeing rather a lot of girls. I’m nonetheless not seeing girls that aren’t in Lycra mirrored again at me. Are there any girls on the market which can be superpowered, however aren’t in a skintight costume? Not that I can see.’ That’s what led me to the ‘Wouldn’t or not it’s humorous if…’ dialog…I believe again to my youthful self and I believe, if I used to be allowed in that comedian e-book retailer, and I got to see a model that I felt like I may relate to on some stage, I’d have been completely in. It’s a really private expertise that everybody has with comics. These are characters that persons are enthusiastic about, and care about deeply, and relate to. I needed to throw a brand new character into the combination, and see if folks associated to her in a approach that was impactful to them.
Included within the press launch for the comedian had been a variety of preview photos, together with one of the covers for the primary challenge…
…in addition to a number of full pages:
The first challenge of M.O.M.: Mother of Madness can be obtainable on Wednesday, July 21.
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