I was reading the New York Times today, and whammo - on the front page of the Arts section, I saw this article about a new line of comics by DC designed for teenage girls.
And I am impressed, as both the idea and the talent involved seem to be top notch.
The first graphic novel, The P.L.A.I.N. Janes, is written by a popular novelist, Cecil Castellucci, but the art is being done by Jim Rugg, who I was just telling you folks how awesome he was just a couple of days ago!!! Talk about serendipity! And the editor who seems to be most involved with Minx seems to be Shelly Bond, who was an awesome Vertigo editor.
Here's a sample page from The P.L.A.I.N. Janes...
And the Times even interviewed Johanna Draper Carlson for the article, which I thought was a nice touch!
All in all, it's a real treat to find staring back at you when you read your weekend New York Times!