Comic book creator Jeremy Whitley joins Roland Martin on the set of NewsOne Now to discuss creating a young, African American lead female character on Friday, May 29, 2015. In a special offer, NewsOne Now viewers can download a free copy [PDF] of the first issue!
Princeless chronicles the life and adventures of Princess Adrienne Ashe who fights evil with the help of her pet dragon. She is bold. She is brave. And, she is black!
Adrienne never wanted to be a princess. She hates fancy dinners, is uncomfortable in lavish dresses, and has never wanted to wait on someone else to save her. However, on the night of her 16th-birthday, her parents, the King and Queen, locked her away in a tower guarded by a dragon to await the rescue of some handsome prince. Now Adrienne has decided to take matters into her own hands! – Come join the Eisner-nominated team of Jeremy Whitley and M. Goodwin for a tale of swashbuckling in the face of sexism.”Princeless” is the action/adventure for the girl who’s tired of waiting to be rescued and ready to save herself!
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