Everyday life takes on touches of the bizarre in these tales of sexy and cynical Trudy Honeyvan and her circle of twenty-something friends. From oddball coincidences to occasional UFO sightings to an ominously cryptic message from a Magic 8 Ball, Trudy's world is becoming increasingly weird — right up to the point when a pair of mysterious men in black ask her to "lend ambiance" to a nightclub called Heaven's Rift.
Friction magazine says :
Quirky, edgy, and immediately likeable … [an] enjoyable blend of humor, suspense, and social commentary.
These entertainingly dark stories were nominated for Eisner and Harvey Awards. Combining elements of science-fiction adventure, political satire, and soap opera, the series was described by comicbookresources.com as
"slice-of-life stories in a universe David Lynch fans would recognize."
This collection reprints the original seven issues and adds a brand-new 30-page conclusion by series creator David Hahn — the finale to Trudy's cliff-hanger encounter with a cult and a resolution that fans have awaited for fifteen years. Also included is a new Foreword by Jeff Parker, author of X-Men: First Class.
Nicola Mansfield, of "Good Read" rated it five stars:
A brilliant, totally engaging story. Three twenty-somethings, two of whom are sisters, and their male sidekick go through life until a fantastical twist ending takes the story beyond the realms of realistic fiction. Set up in chapters which could stand-alone as shorts they are eventually all connected and tell a slice-of-life tale. These girls are very quirky characters and 100% not politically correct in their topics of conversation. They do and say surprising things which a reader has to admit that they've thought or said themselves at some time.
Suggested for mature readers.
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I think you'll agree, there's a ton of work involved in these books, and the stories are always entertaining.
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