Shade, the Changing Girl /
by Castellucci, Cecil [author.]; Zarcone, Marley [artist.]; Parks, Ande [artist.]; Kelly, Ryan [artist.]; Fitzpatrick, Kelly [colourist.]; Temofonte, Saida [letterer.]; Sauvage, Marguerite; DC's Young Animal [publisher.].Material type: BookPublisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, -Description: volumes : color illustrations ; 26 cm.ISBN: 9781401270995; 1401270999; 9781401275457; 1401275451.Subject(s): Shade, the Changing Girl (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc | Young women -- Comic books, strips, etc | Women -- Comic books, strips, etc | Extraterrestrial beings -- Comic books, strips, etc
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:
Far away on the planet Meta, Loma's going nowhere fast. She's dropped out of school, dumped her boyfriend and is bored out of her mind. She longs to feel things. That's where her idol, the lunatic poet Rac Shade, and his infamous madness coat come in. Loma steals the garment and makes a break across galaxies to take up residence in a new body- Earth girl Megan Boyer.<br> <br> Surely everything will be better on this passionate, primitive planet with a dash of madness on her side and this human girl's easy life. Only now that she's here, Loma discovers being a teenaged Earth girl comes with its own challenges and Earth may not be everything she thought it'd be. Megan Boyer was a bully who everyone was glad was almost dead, and now Loma has to survive high school and navigate the consequences of the life she didn't live with the ever-growing and uncontrollable madness at her side. Not to mention that there are people back on her homeworld who might just want Shade's coat back.<br> <br> Written by Cecil Castellucci ( The Plain Janes ), drawn by Marley Zarcone (EFFIGY) and overseen by Gerard Way, SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL starts a whole new chapter in the story of one of comics' most unique series.<br> <br> Collects SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL #1-6.<br> <br> SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL is a part of DC's Young Animal--a four-book grassroots mature-reader imprint, creatively spearheaded by Gerard Way, bridging the gap between the DC Universe and Vertigo, and focusing on the juxtaposition between visual and thematic storytelling.
"DC's Young Animal"--Cover.
volume 1. Earth girl made easy / Marley Zarcone, artist ; Ande Parks, Ryan Kelly, inkers ; Kelly Fitzpatrick, colorist ; Saida Temofonte, letterer -- volume 2. Little runaway / Marley Zarcone, artist ; Ande Parks, Marguerite Sauvage, artists ; Kelly Fitzpatrick, colorist ; Saida Temofonte, letterer.
Loma Shade may be from another planet, but she's still like every other twentysomething who feels that their life is going nowhere fast. Bored out of her mind, her solution is to drop out of school, dump her boyfriend and leave her homeworld of Meta behind--courtesy of the infamous "madness coat" of renegade poet Rac Shade, which is not so much a garment as it is a multidimensional gateway. After stealing the coat and astrally projecting herself across space, Loma ends up in the body of Megan Boyer, an Earth girl who seems to have it all: youth, beauty and a conveniently damaged brain. Following her "miraculous" recovery, however, Loma finds there's just one problem with being Megan: Everyone hates her. She was a bully who terrorized her enemies and her friends alike, and now Loma's stuck with the consequences. To make matters worse, back on Meta there are dark forces that want Rac's dangerously valuable coat for their own nefarious purposes, and they're closing in on Loma's vulnerable physical body.