Mother Panic Vol. 1: A Work In Progress by Jody HouserMother Panic Vol. 1: A Work In Progress by Jody Houser

Mother Panic Vol. 1: A Work In Progress

byJody HouserIllustratorTommy Lee Edwards

Paperback | June 20, 2017

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As part of the new DC’s Young Animal imprint, a bold new take on the world of the Batman comes from writer Jody Houser, artists Tommy Lee Edwards and Shawn Crystal and DC’s Young Animal mastermind Gerard Way—MOTHER PANIC VOL. 1: A WORK IN PROGRESS.

The shadow of the Bat falls over all of Gotham City, from its dark alleys to its glittering high-rises. But a new vigilante has just stepped away from that shadow, and she has her own brand of violent retribution to deal out to the city’s corrupt elites.
 
Meet Violet Paige, a rich young celebutante with a bad attitude and a worse reputation. No one would ever suspect that this tabloid-fodder wild child has a secret hidden beneath her spoiled heiress exterior—a secret that has driven her to become the terrifying force of vengeance against her privileged peers known as Mother Panic!
 
But even as Violet launches her all-out assault on the rich and twisted, her shaky allies threaten to betray her, and every one of Gotham’s guardians—from Batwoman to the Dark Knight himself—is hot on her trail. Will Mother Panic continue to strike terror into her enemies’ hearts? Or will her violent quest for justice reach an equally violent end?
 
Collects MOTHER PANIC VOL. 1: A WORK IN PROGRESS #1-6.
Jody Houser is the creator behind the webcomic Cupcake POW! Houser has written Faith for Valiant Comics, Max Ride: Ultimate Flight and Agent May for Marvel, and Orphan Black for IDW. She has been a contributing writer to numerous comics anthologies, including Avengers: No More Bullying, Vertigo CMYK: Magenta, and both Womanthology seri...
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Title:Mother Panic Vol. 1: A Work In ProgressFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:176 pages, 10.2 × 6.5 × 0.4 inShipping dimensions:10.2 × 6.5 × 0.4 inPublished:June 20, 2017Publisher:DC ComicsLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:1401271111

ISBN - 13:9781401271114

Reviews

Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun read Probably my least favourite of the Young Animal line, but still a good read, starts off a bit slow and confusing, but ramps up quickly! I'm excited to read the next volume!
Date published: 2018-06-09
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A Darker Side of Gotham If you want a darker, mature female version of Batman, this comic is for you.
Date published: 2017-10-12
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Very good Very intriguing new character and interesting story and art. Great for mature DC fans.
Date published: 2017-09-26
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great Well written and I Lustration. Very cool new character.
Date published: 2017-06-02

Editorial Reviews

“Teens who love gritty Batman Stories will find plenty to like in this latest Gotham City Vigilante…Violet’s bitterness, long-buried secrets, and tightrope walk between bravery and recklessness make this a nice fit for fans of Greg Rucka’s Batwoman: Elegy.” —BOOKLIST“Houser’s dialogue and characters are superb. Edwards is in top form; his pacing is wonderful and the action is fantastic.”—NERDIST   “While there is no shortage of women heroes, there is a major shortage of woman antiheroes and MOTHER PANIC looks to fill that gap.” —NEWSARAMA   “Mother Panic is a somewhat more traditional superhero story, but the psychedelic visual style and and surreal, fractured narrative give the book a flavor all its own.” —IGN