Christa Faust


Bad Mother #5: AWAs Best Comic Series Sticks the Landing

Bad Mother #5: AWA's Best Comic Series Sticks the Landing

AWA Studios’ Upshot imprint has steadily published the most solid lineup of genre comics since it started early last year, but for our money, Bad Mother by crime novelist Christa Faust and veteran artist Mike Deodato Jr is the publisher’s best series to date And with the 5th and concluding issue, the series ends perfectly.[caption[...]

Redemption #1: Time for a Feminist SciFi Spaghetti Western

Redemption #1: Time for a Feminist SciFi Spaghetti Western

Crime novelist Christa Faust and artist Mike Deodato Jr are on a roll with AWA Studio's imprint Upshot Just as her crime series Bad Mother concludes, her feminist Science Fiction Spaghetti Western begins Redemption #1 sets the stage for a post-apocalyptic Western where the deadly laconic Clint Eastwood-style gunslinger figure is a tough, mean old[...]

Bad Mother #1: Christa Fausts Pulp Crime Tale Shows How Its Done

Bad Mother #1: Christa Faust's Pulp Crime Tale Shows How It's Done

Christa Faust is one of the best crime writers out there She writes about working class women, sex workers, LGBTQ people, the marginalized women of society rather than the usual cops, detectives or ordinary middle-class men and women who fall into Hitchcockian situations Her crime novels are tough, ruthless and bracing with a point of[...]

AWA Studios Releases Launch Video Ahead of March Launch of Their Comics [Video]

AWA Studios Releases Launch Video Ahead of March Launch of Their Comics [Video]

AWA has at least sixteen more titles in the pipeline from creators like Reginald Hudlin, Christa Faust, Frank Cho and Garth Ennis.We’ve read the first issues and they’re a strong lineup with a lot of potential AWA are ratcheting up their promotions to get as much hype going as possible You can expect more previews,[...]

Silver Sable &#038 The Wild Pack #36 Review: Refreshing And The Nazis Are The Villains

Silver Sable & The Wild Pack #36 Review: Refreshing, And The Nazis Are The Villains

Christa Faust gets credit for doing that.Also, all the dominant players in this narrative are women, so that’s cool Even the Nazis are women If you don’t think Nazis can be women, check out the Twitter account “Wife With A Purpose.”[caption id="attachment_750086" align="aligncenter" width="600"] Silver Sable and the Wild Pack #36 art by Paulo Siqueira,[...]

Creating 1980s New York City In Peepland #1

Creating 1980's New York City In Peepland #1

Christa knew the real deal and Andrea certainly melded those concepts in his sequentials..Writer Christa Faust:The big thing for me was that I needed it to feel real I grew up in New York City, over on 45th and 9th and I wanted to share my memories with people who are too young to remember[...]

Hard Case Crime Comes To Comics

Hard Case Crime Comes To Comics

Now the publisher has teamed up with Titan Comics to create a line of Hard Case Crime comics.The line kicks off with Peepland - a punky semi-autobiographical 80s neo-noir - from writers Christa Faust (Money Shot), Gary Phillips (The Underbelly) and artist Andrea Camerini (Il Troio), and Triggerman – an operatic Prohibition era epic - from[...]