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Kim & Kim, Vol 2: Love Is A Battlefield

Book #2 of Kim & Kim
Published by Black Mask Studios
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

The Fighting Kims finally get the bounty of their lives and Kim D reconnects with an ex-girlfriend, so of course everything immediately goes catastrophically wrong. This high-flying, rad af tale of exes and woes is the first in a four-part follow-up to 2016's Eisner-nominated favorite. Awesome. Collects issues 1-4 of Kim & Kim: Love Is a Battlefield.

About The Author

Magdalene Visaggio is the Eisner and GLAAD Media Award-nominated writer of Eternity Girl, Morning in America, and Kim & Kim. Growing up in Richmond, Virginia, she moved to NYC after college and abandoned plans to join the clergy to write comic books where people hit each other with guitars. Visaggio came to wider prominence in the comic book industry with the limited series Kim & Kim from Black Mask Studios. The series was nominated for the 2017 Eisner Award for Best Limited Series and GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Comic Book. The success led to Visaggio signing a three-book deal with Black Mask Studios for her next three projects: Quantum Teens Are Go, Kim & Kim: Love is a Battlefield and Sex Death Revolution. In 2017, she was chosen to take part in DC Comics’ Writer Workshop program following her Eisner nomination for Kim & Kim. Her first book with DC, Eternity Girl, was released in 2018 to critical acclaim/confusion. It’s a weird book. In 2018 her graphic novel The Ojja-Wojja: A Teenage Nightmare was bought by HarperCollins imprint Balzer + Bray. Her first graphic novel with HarperCollins is expected in Fall 2022. A transgender woman, Visaggio transitioned in 2016.

About The Illustrators

Eva Cabrera is a latina traveler and the comic book artist of Open Earth from Oni Press, Betty & Veronica: Vixens from Archie Comics, and the Eisner-nominated comic KIM & KIM from Black Mask Studio. Vegan and lover of video games and animals. She's worked with Capstone, dedicated to juvenile literature, illustrating the books Romeo and Juliet, Robinson Crusoe and The Three Musketeers. She's done covers for the Adventure Time and Bravest Warriors comics, from the licenses of Cartoon Network, and Lumberjanes for BOOM Studios!. She founded the Boudika Comics studio along with Claudia Aguirre where she published her own graphic novels, presenting them at national and international events such as Comic-Con in San Diego, Alternative Press Expo in San Francisco, and Guadalajara International Book Fair, among others.

Queer comic book artist and writer. GLAAD Award Nominee and Will Eisner Award nominee. Co-founder of Boudika Comics, where she self-publishes comics. Currently working for Black Mask, Oni Press, Legendary, Limerence Press and Boom! Studios.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Black Mask Studios (December 26, 2017)
  • Length: 120 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781628751857

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Raves and Reviews

"Nothing short of iconic."

– Multiversity Comics

"The story is solid, a full non-stop action ride that takes us from an all-out brawl to a rave and then back to more brawling. Sprinkled in-between this we get some serious character development from the Kims that will make you fall even more in love with the two."

– All Comic

"Kim & Kim: Love Is A Battlefield is a beautiful books that untangles the complicated, messy lives of two complicated and messy women with heart and considerable skill, and a great way to get your fill of drama and blockbuster action this summer."

– Newsarama

"This comic is the epitome of radness."

– Graphic Policy

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