Apr 22

El Goonish Shive

I’ve been a fan of El Goonish Shive since before it joined Keenspot. Hell, I was part of a vocal group who pestered Gav until it was Spotted, though I suspect Keenspot was keeping its eye on this fantastic and imaginative comic, and that the fanbase were only fanning the flames. And it’s a very twisty and insane comic, with shapeshifting squirrel-girls, magical girls (several of those!), a gun that can change peoples genders, and an innocent sense of fun that emerges from the shadow of a high-school environment. It’s changed, of course, since I started reading. Originally it was a news-strip format, but after several intensive storylines, he changed to a half-page format. Continue reading