Notes

“Bitch Planet Studies Exploitation With Exploitation”

At Sequential Art, Ian Dawe writes about Kelly Sue Deconnick and Valentine de Landro’s comic, Bitch Planet. “The first thing to understand about this comic is that it’s a deep homage to 1970s science fiction, sports movies and exploitation pornography. Artist Valentine De Landro uses the visual language of films like 1974’s Caged Heat, but also evokes that pink-shifted printed look of 1970s exploitation comics, often deliberately fading portions of the image to suggest a well-worn book.”

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