Street Angel (comics)
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|Publisher||Slave Labor Graphics|
|Publication date||March 2004 – March 2005|
|Number of issues||5|
|Street Angel||ISBN 1-59362-012-8|
The story takes place in Wilkesborough, the worst ghetto in Angel City. The title character is 12-year-old Jesse Sanchez (13-year-old after a bout of time travel), "a dangerous martial artist... and the world's greatest homeless skateboarder." She handles ninjas, pirates and hunger with skill, aplomb, and help from her friends. The comic is a satire on superhero comics as well as the Golden Age era with its ridiculous dialog, unexplained characters, and flashy effects. None of the comics share any continuity.
- Street Angel #1-5
- Comics Festival, a one-shot published by the Toronto Comic Arts Festival for Free Comic Book Day, 2005.
The series has been collected into a trade paperback
- Street Angel (collects limited series, FCBD story, 208 pages, July 2005, ISBN 1-59362-012-8)
In other media
A Street Angel live-action short film was produced in 2008, starring Kate Bell as Jesse. It is written and directed by Lucas Testro and produced by Adam Bishop, adapting Issue 1 of the comic series. The film also incorporates elements from Issue 4 of the series. Street Angel co-creator Jim Rugg contributed original artwork that is used in the film's opening animated sequence.