Peter Pank

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Peter Pank is a Spanish comic book written and drawn by Max, the pseudonym of Francesc Capdevila.

Peter Pank is an adult-oriented parody of J.M. Barrie's Peter Pan. While in the original, Peter is simply a boy who refused to grow up to a man, in Peter Pank he's a vicious, rebellious, belligerent punk with a "No Future" attitude.

The comic mostly follows a parodied version of Peter and Wendy's plot, but is heavily influenced by punk culture and anarchism. Various characters have been replaced with more "adult" versions: the Lost Boys are punks, the Indians are hippies, the pirates are rockers, and the mermaids are BDSM dominas. Many parts of the comic have a pornographic style, including both male and female nudity.

The comic ends with Peter sentenced to be hanged for rape and Wendy and her brothers returning home, Wendy having become a prostitute and her brothers drug addicts.

References[edit]

  • Francesca Lladó, "Los comics de la transición: el boom del cómic adulto 1975-1984", Colección Viñetas vol.3, Glénat, 2001, ISBN 84-8449-108-0
  • Antoni Remesar, Antonio Altarriba, "Comicsarias: ensayo sobre una década de historieta española (1977-1987)", PPU, 1987, ISBN 84-7665-105-8
  • Laurent Rieutort, "Massif central, hautes terres d'initiatives", Presses Univ Blaise Pascal, 2006, ISBN 2-84516-333-9
  • Roger Sabin, "Adult comics: an introduction", New accents, Taylor & Francis, 1993, ISBN 0-415-04419-7
  • Dez Skinn, "Comix: the underground revolution", Collins & Brown, 2004, ISBN 1-84340-186-X

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