Sunday, 15 November 2015
Axa: The Beginning
Here's the first adventure for British newspaper strip barbarienne Axa.
If you missed the last time Axa appeared here, she had a slot in The Sun newspaper throughout the Bronze Age, a low-brow journal that had surprisingly good taste in comic strips, at least for a while.
It's basically, as you'll see, Logan's Run meets Red Sonja, with Brigitte Bardot playing the eponymous heroine. As Axa travels across her post apocalyptic world, she falls in and out of love as often as she falls in and out of her fur bikini, and it's all in ( as Kenny Everett would say ) the best possible taste.
The stories are freewheeling, light sci-fantasy fun, and if not particularly groundbreaking, do the job nicely. The job being to show off Enrique Romero's beautiful, sexy artwork.