PRINCELESS: Who needs Prince Charming? Save yourself!
Happy friday peeps hope everyone is getting ready for the weekend. I have recently realised that my youngest cousins are starting to get into comics and follow in my footsteps. So I am currently on the hunt for kid friendly comics that are great for a young girls that are starting to become as fascinated with comics as I am.
On my hunt for some books to send to them for their upcoming birthday I found the awesome book Princeless. To describe this book in one sentance Princeless is the action/adventure graphic novel for the girl who’s tired of waiting to be rescued and ready to save herself ! So come join me and the Eisner-nominated team of Jeremy Whitley and M. Goodwin for a tale of swashbuckling in the face of sexism.
Princeless tells the story of Princess Adrienne, a strong-minded, brave, and intelligent black princess who questions and challenges expectations and stereotypes associated with princesses. From a young age, Adrienne resents any limitations placed on her as a princess and struggles against them in order to define her own role. On her 16th birthday she is tricked into imprisonment in a tower, as is the expected fate of any princess in the land. Instead of waiting for a prince to rescue her, Adrienne escapes from her tower with the aid of her guardian dragon, trades her dress and crown for armor and sword and sets out to rescue her six sisters from their own prisons.
Here is a sneak preview of just how amazing and confident Princess Adrienne is