Christa Faust Archives

Redemption #2: AWA Studios Previews Their Feminist SciFi Western
Here we present Redemption #2, the second issue of the Science Fiction series by Christa Faust and Mike Deodato, Jr. "Redemption #2" cover courtesy of AWA Studios We're big fans of Christa Faust's work around here, and we loved her first AWA book Bad Mother, which was a hardboiled crime thriller Redemption takes a different turn into[...]
AWA Studios Comics Now Available to Read on Demand on GlobalComix
Michael Straczynski and Mike Deodato Jr.; Red Border by Jason Starr and Will Conrad, Year Zero by Benjamin Percy and Ramon Rasonas; American Ronin by Peter Milligan and ACO; Bad Mother by Christa Faust and Mike Deodato Jr.; and Grendel, Kentucy by Jeff McComsey and Tommy Lee Edwards This represented the strongest opening lineup of[...]
AWA Studios Release Video Featuring Creators and New Series
Michael Straczynski, Garth Ennis, Christa Faust, Victor Gischler, Kaare Andrews, and John Lees The gamut of genres runs from superhero action to horror to zombie apocalypse to Science Fiction to crime thrillers They often feel like comics from the era of peak Vertigo: meaty stories with strong social and political undertones, which is often Axel[...]
Redemption Exclusive: AWA Studios' Upshot Studios Show Variant Covers
Redemption, AWA Studios' imprint Upshot Studios' major new series by Christa Faust (Bad Mother) and Mike Deodato, Jr (The Resistance), is coming this March AWA Studios' imprint Upshot Studios will be releasing 6 covers for the first issue of their "Big Book" with the help of Bulletproof Comics in Brooklyn, NY Redemption, which The Hollywood[...]
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. "Bad[...]
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: 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
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,[...]
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
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[...]