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Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) comic books

  • Issue #1A
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 1A

    Issue 1 of SIPs relaunch under Homage (an imprint of Image/Wildstorm) begins with a five-page action sequence by Jim Lee, and a shocking glimpse of Francines future that doesnt include Katchoo. Part 1 of Love Me Tender. Story and art by Terry Moore. Cover by Terry Moore. Back cover Strangers Reborn spoof by Jim Lee. Full color; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #1A.DF.SIGNED
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 1A.DF.SIGNED

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    Dynamic Forces Signed Edition - Signed by Terry Moore - Limited to 500 copies. Includes certificate of authenticity. Issue 1 of SIPs relaunch under Homage (an imprint of Image/Wildstorm) begins with a five-page action sequence by Jim Lee, and a shocking glimpse of Francines future that doesnt include Katchoo. Part 1 of Love Me Tender. Story and art by Terry Moore. Cover by Terry Moore. Back cover Strangers Reborn spoof by Jim Lee. Full color; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #1B
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 1B
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    Issue 1 of SIPs relaunch under Homage (an imprint of Image/Wildstorm) begins with a five-page action sequence by Jim Lee, and a shocking glimpse of Francines future that doesnt include Katchoo. Part 1 of Love Me Tender. Story and art by Terry Moore. Jam cover by Terry Moore and Jim Lee, featuring three Wildstorm characters menacing our heroines. Back cover Strangers Reborn spoof by Jim Lee. Full color; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #1C
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 1C

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    Issue 1 of SIPs relaunch under Homage (an imprint of Image/Wildstorm) begins with a five-page action sequence by Jim Lee, and a shocking glimpse of Francines future that doesnt include Katchoo. Part 1 of Love Me Tender. Story and art by Terry Moore. Cover by Terry Moore. Back cover Strangers Reborn spoof by Jim Lee. Full color; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #2
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 2

    Francine starts a crazy new job; a discussion between Katchoo and David about art spirals out of control. Part 2 of Love Me Tender. Story and art by Terry Moore. Full color; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #3
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 3

    Francine goes to the gym, and soon regrets it; David makes a shocking revelation. Part 3 of Love Me Tender. Story and art by Terry Moore. Full color; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #4
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 4
    • Signed by creator Terry Moore with Lone Star Comics certificate of authenticity.

    Katchoo goes on a drunken bender after her discussion with David; Francine experiences gay panic; Rachel is revealed as a Parker Girl. Part 4 of Love Me Tender. Story and art by Terry Moore. Full color; 24 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #5
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 5

    Rachels verbal provocation of Francine forces Francie to re-examine her relationship with Katchoo. Part 5 of Love Me Tender. Story and art by Terry Moore. Full color; 24 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #6
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 6

    Francine and Katchoo confront the David issue; Rachel gets a disturbing phone call. Part 1 of Immortal Enemies. Story and art by Terry Moore. With this issue, Moore drops the color and returns the book to its original black-and-white. 24 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #7
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 7

    Rachel makes a hasty, violent departure; Katchoo realizes who Francines new employer really is. Part 2 of Immortal Enemies. Story and art by Terry Moore. Black and white; 24 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #8
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 8

    David confronts Darcy, while Katchoo tries to figure out what theyre up to. Francine learns that Freddie has her bikini pictures. Part 3 of Immortal Enemies. Story and art by Terry Moore. Last issue published by Homage before Moore returned the book to his own Abstract Studios. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #9
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 9

    Darcy makes Katchoo an offer she can hardly refuse, while Francine goes to Detective Walsh after making a shocking discovery. Story & art by Terry Moore, with "special thanks to Harlan Ellison for his invaluable editorial advice on this issue." Includes Moore's compilation of the order the various Strangers in Paradise series should be read in. Front & back covers by Moore. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #10
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 10

    Francine and Detective Walsh launch a plan to rescue Katchoo from Darcys clutches. Part 5 of Immortal Enemies. Story and art by Terry Moore. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #11
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 11

    Darcy has a meltdown, which results in David getting shot; Katchoo discovers what Darcys master plan really is. Part 6 of Immortal Enemies. Story and art by Terry Moore. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #12
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 12

    Rachel makes a very public power play; the net closes on Darcy Parker for the last time. The conclusion of Immortal Enemies. Story and art by Terry Moore. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #13
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 13

    Revealed at last: How Katchoo, Francine and Freddie met as teenagers, in Part 1 of High School! Story and art by Terry Moore. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #14
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 14

    This story reveals what happened before and after teenage Francines wardrobe malfunction (the very first scene in Strangers in Paradise). Meanwhile, Katchoo has even worse problems. Part 2 of High School! Story and art by Terry Moore. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #15
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 15

    While Francine deals with high school humiliation, Katchoo copes with the aftermath of rape, in one of Moores most harrowing scenes ever. Part 3 of High School! Story and art by Terry Moore. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #16A
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 16A

    Princess Warrior. A Xena spoof with Francine as Xena and Katchoo as Gabrielle, although exactly which one is the sidekick is a matter of some debate. Story and art by Terry Moore. Francine and Katchoo cover. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #16B
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 16B

    Princess Warrior. A Xena spoof with Francine as Xena and Katchoo as Gabrielle, although exactly which one is the sidekick is a matter of some debate. Story and art by Terry Moore. Tambi cover. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #17
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 17

    A flashforward finds Katchoo and Francine at the end of a ten-year separation, and remembering the events that led to it. Part 1 of Sanctuary. Story and art by Terry Moore. Black and white; 28 pages. Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #18
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 18

    If I Wake Up - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. In her art class, Katchoo is asked to display some of her paintings at a local show. David and Francine are ecstatic about it. Katchoo asks Francine to be her model, and Francine accepts. Later, an older version of Francine wakes up to find her young daughter and Marie baking biscuits with 'Aunt Katchoo' -- who Francine hasn't seen in awhile. Characters in this issue: Katchoo; Francine Peters; David Qin; Flash forward: Francine; Katchoo; Marie Peters; Ashley (Francine's daughter). 24 pages, B&W. (Note: Part 2 of Sanctuary.) Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #19
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 19

    Nothing Gold Can Stay - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. Katchoo and Francine catch up after 10 years of not speaking to each other. Just as Katchoo tells Francine what happened to David, the story cuts back to the present day, with Francine modeling for Katchoo. Characters in this issue: Katchoo; Francine Peters; Flash forward: Francine; Katchoo; Marie Peters; Ashley (Francine's daughter). 24 pages, B&W. (Note: Part 3 of Sanctuary.) Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #20
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 20

    Talk to Me - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. It's a knock down, drag-out argument as the girls tear into each other about their past lives and supposed failures. Later, at Katchoo's opening, Freddie accidentally slaps a woman named Maggie. Characters in this issue: Katchoo; Francine; David; Freddie Femur; Casey Femur; Carolyn Hobbs; Maggie. 24 pages, B&W. (Note: Part 4 of Sanctuary.) Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #21
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 21

    The Silence of Friends - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. Francine is very upset when she sees the pictures of her that Katchoo has put up for display at Katchoo's opening. Thinking that everyone is looking at her differently, Francine packs her bags and leaves, never saying goodbye to a distraught and heart-broken Katchoo. Characters in this issue: Katchoo; Francine; David; Freddie Femur; Casey Femur; Carolyn Hobbs. 24 pages, B&W. (Note: Part 5 of Sanctuary.) Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #22
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 22

    Years to Go - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. David takes loving care of Katchoo after she makes herself sick following Francine's departure. Francine arrives at her mom's home and sleeps for two days before rejoining the world. Casey finds one of Katchoo's paintings of Francine in her living room, becomes angry and goes to David and Katchoo's apartment to tell them. Looking for comfort from David, Casey tackles him into a couch and tries to make out with him when Katchoo appears in the room. Characters in this issue: Katchoo; Francine; David; Casey Femur; Marie Peters; Aunt Libby; Uncle Maury. 24 pages, B&W. (Note: Part 6 of Sanctuary.) Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #23
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 23

    The Fear of Swimming - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. Francine comes to an understanding of herself and why she felt so threatened by Katchoo's paintings. Casey wants to be loved and needed by someone so much that she throws herself at David, then Katchoo. David gets a phone call informing him he's "Bill Gates rich," and it's too much for him. As he and Katchoo cuddle and talk about it in another room, Casey thinks theyre having sex and decides to join them. Just then, Francine walks back into the apartment. Characters in this issue: Katchoo; Francine; David; Casey; Tambi. 24 pages, B&W. (Note: Part 7 of Sanctuary.) Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #24
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 24

    Freddie is livid when he discovers Francine is having a hot and steamy love affair with a married man. Why couldn't it be him? Little does he know his own wife, Casey, is pursuing another man, David, who only has eyes for Katchoo! Make sense? Of course not! Don't miss this decidedly torrid issue of SIP, guaranteed to raise your blood pressure! b&w$2.75" Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #25
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 25

    by Terry Moore ALL BEACH, ALL THE TIME?It's a special summer swimsuit issue! Francine and Katchoo hit the beach on the hot white sands of Florida's Emerald Coast. It's summer vacation, and Katchoo is determined to relax and catch a few rays, but between Francine's shrinking bikini, a raging sandcastle war, and an endless stream of love-struck college boys, Katchoo soon finds there is no rest for the weary or diplomatically challenged. b&w, 24pg$2.75" Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #26
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 26

    by Terry Moore Francine returns from Tennessee determined to find a man and begin a new life. But when she goes back to the rent house to get her things, she finds that David and Katchoo have already left, and theyre not coming back! Will she accept their invitation to join them in an idyllic life in Hawaii, or will she stick to her decision to become the suburban mom of her dreams? Its a tough day for the girls that is rudely interrupted when Francine discovers Freddie has the nude painting of her hanging in his living room! b&w, 24pg" Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #27
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 27

    by Terry Moore David finds himself at odds with the Big Six who want him to join their ranks and fill his sister's role. But Tambi has made it known to David that joining the covert group will cost him his life. Who is Tambi working for now, and why has David suddenly become the key ingredient for America's impending fall from power? This is the answer Katchoo is determined to find out before it's too late! b&w, 24p" Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #28
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 28

    By Terry Moore. "First Strike!" - A horrible commercial airplane crash has claimed the lives of 153 people. Katchoo and David were on that plane, traveling to New York to claim his billion-dollar inheritance. As a distraught Francine arrives on the scene, she finds Katchoo alive but badly injured and David... missing! Was it all an unfortunate accident? When Katchoo receives a bedside phone call from Tambi, the horrible truth becomes clear. BONUS! This issue features a special full-color paperdoll insert on coated cardstock. Cut out the Francine and Katchoo figures on the insert and dress them in a variety of outfits that will appear on the back cover of upcoming SiP issues! b&w, 24pg" Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #29
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 29

    By Terry Moore. Strangers in Paradise begins a new storyline with "Twilight's Child" and provides an excellent jumping on point for new readers. Katchoo, Francine, and David's lives have been changed forever by a horrible plane crash that turns out to be a sabotage. Knowing they will never be safe until their enemies are dealt with, Katchoo goes underground in an all-out assault ? Darcy Parker style! As an added bonus, the back cover of this issue features a complete set of clothes for the SIP paperdolls published in SIP #28. From cool, vamp, to downright sexy, Francine and Katchoo never looked so hot!" Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #30
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 30

    By Terry Moore. Katchoo sets out in search of the woman who wants to destroy her and her loved ones. But finding her won't be easy in the underground world of organized crime, so it's a good thing she has someone beside her to help in her quest - Tambi! Meanwhile, Francine shifts her attention to David, who lies helpless in a hospital bed. Nursing him in his hour of need, David finally begins to open up to Francine, and tells her the story of his violent past. BONUS: The back cover of this issue features a new set of clothes for the SiP paperdolls (published in SiP#28). From cool vamp to downright sexy, Francine and Katchoo never looked so hot! b&w, 24pg" Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #31
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 31

    By Terry Moore. Francine spends months by David's side, helping him recuperate from his serious injuries. With Katchoo absent, David shares the secrets of his violent past and the friendship between him and Francine grows until they become close - very close. Meanwhile, Katchoo spends months retraining herself with only one goal in mind: revenge, and the complete annihilation of the enemies that have destroyed her life. PLUS! More Paper Dolls! Collect all the sexy new clothes for the Francine and Katchoo paper dolls! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #32
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 32

    Kings and Queens - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. David leaves Francine's house to complete his unfinished business in New York. Veronica mails Sharon's corpse to Sal. Tambi becomes suspicious of Katchoo, who's hung over but controlling huge power as a fictional Wall Street wheeler and dealer. Characters in this issue: David; Francine; Casey; Griffin Silver; Katchoo; Tambi; Sal Tucciani; Brad. 24 pages, B&W. (Note: Part 2 of Child of Rage.) Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #33
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 33

    By Terry Moore. It's the annual SiP Special Summer One-Shot! The SiP gang is featured in a super-hero parody entitled "Not With My Cape You Don't!" with Francine as The Wallflower, Katchoo as Razormouth and David as Captain Ahhh! Casey dreams that she and her SiP friends are heroes battling Freddie Femur, as the arch-villain, Fex Femur, for world peace when he attempts to seize semi-control of a very small town outside of a major metropolitan area. (Sorry, but as the slacker generation hits the villain ranks, this is about as ambitious as they seem to get!) FC, 24pg Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #34
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 34

    By Terry Moore. Welcome to the fast lane, dear boy, it's New York City, SiP style! David's search for the underground Katchoo leads him to the heart of the powerful and deadly "Big Six" operation in downtown Manhattan, where he attempts to take his inherited seat alongside the leaders. The trouble is, they don't want him... in fact, they'd rather he were dead! Can David stay alive long enough to find his beloved Katchoo? Or perhaps more importantly, will he remain true to his peaceful faith or revert to the ultra-violent ways of his youth in order to survive and protect the woman he loves? The shocking answer is in this issue! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #35
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 35

    By Terry Moore. The wicked make war and Veronica is as wicked as they come, my friends! Armageddon begins as Veronica's plan to destroy the underworld establishment and create a new "disorder" bears fruit. Sal Tucciani, head of The Big Six and organized crime, declares war on Veronica's clan and Katchoo's small but powerful group, while the two girls are engaged in a deadly game of cat and mouse... the first one to be found dies! Will David be able to do anything to stop the fire of hate that has upset the delicate balance between these dark and complex factions? The solution may be found in Tambi, the cold, calculating killer who is playing everybody against each other in a nerve-wracking game of control, and reveals the shocking reason why in this issue! Meanwhile, back home, Francine prepares for her wedding and agonizes over just how white her dress should be. b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #36
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 36

    Requiem - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. Tambi, Bambi and Katchoo mount a desperate plan to rescue David and Francine from Veronica. Characters in this issue: Francine; David; Katchoo; Tambi; Bambi; Veronica. 24 pages, B&W. (Note: Part 5 of Child of Rage.) Cover price $2.75.

  • Issue #37
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 37

    By Terry Moore. In the aftermath of their showdown against the Big Six, Francine and Katchoo return to Tennessee in hopes of rebuilding their life together. But they find an angry reception when it becomes clear that Francine's fiance, Brad, must compete for her attention against rival Katchoo! Sparks fly and someone is about to walk out of Francine's life forever! Find out in this stunning conclusion to one of the most powerful stories yet in the world of Paradise! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #38
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 38

    By Terry Moore. From riches to rags, David may not be so wealthy after all! Uncle Sam comes looking for Darcy Parker's estate because it seems all of her money was gained illegally! Will David have to give all 1.4 million dollars back to the government? And what about the 10 million he gave Francine, will she have to give that back, too? Egad, this could be awkward! Find out how the two nicest people in paradise handle the setback of their lives in this issue! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #39
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 39

    By Terry Moore. Okay. There's good news and bad news. The good news is: Francine finally meets her fiance's famous brother, Griffin Silver. The bad news: it's love at first sight! And Griffin is not to be trusted in matters of love, even when it concern's his own brother's fiance! Meanwhile, David gives Katchoo a bold ultimatum and leaves for Hawaii. What is his demand? Find out in this new issue of SiP! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #40
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 40

    By Terry Moore. Is Francine engaged to the right brother? She's beginning to have serious doubts after having met her fiance's famous rock star brother, Griffin Silver. But Katchoo offers a surprising solution to the dilemma - let's all go to the Bahamas for the weekend and see what happens! Put on your seatbelts, it's going to be a bumpy ride when bikinis, tequila, and too much fun in the sun bring out the truth in this bizarre foursome. b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #41
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 41

    By Terry Moore. Have you ever heard the story of how Francine posed for her sculptor boyfriend in college, only to find that he produced a full-size nude statue of her that was unveiled in the center of the student courtyard on Arts & Crafts Day?! Find out what happens next in the most embarrassing moment of Francine's life - the day she was expelled from college. b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #42
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 42

    By Terry Moore. SLUMBER PARTY! In a strange turn of events, all the SIP girls end up at Casey's house for the evening, and before you know it, it's a slumber party! Katchoo, Francine, Casey, Margie and yes, even Tambi, in a night filled with T-shirts, bunny slippers, and a scathing review of love and mankind as seen through the eyes of the SIP girls! Come on, admit it, you've always wondered what Tambi looks like in a nightie! Well, here's your chance to find out. It's a perfect evening until Freddie and Chuck crash the party and all heck breaks loose! Trust us, this is one party you don't want to miss! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #43
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 43

    By Terry Moore. Things heat up when Francine spends time with David and Katchoo in the "Tropic Of Desire." This is one issue you do not want to miss! Sun, private beaches, long cool drinks, and close quarters bring pent-up desires to the surface in this long-awaited issue that will make your pulse race! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #44
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 44

    By Terry Moore. Marooned! Not a word you want to use to describe your situation, but that's exactly what happens to two of the most beloved SiP friends! Not going to say who, but one certain female goes for an afternoon sail with another certain female, and the two end up marooned on a deserted tropical island. With nothing but their bathing suits and a healthy supply of homemade margaritas, the fearless castaways suddenly find themselves in an uncomfortably intimate situation - and that's when the sand hits the fan! Find out who ends up with whom in the latest waterlogged issue! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #45
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 45

    By Terry Moore. They're back! Young, beautiful, and bursting with vitality - it's Francine and Katchoo back in all their glory before any gangster or madwomen or middle-age crisis took them away to drama-land. Trust that if you're a SiP fan, you're going to like what you see! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #46
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 46

    By Terry Moore. Molly and Poo. The names bring a shiver to anybody who knows their story. But what was Molly like as a teenager in high school, before the sex and blood that launched her into notoriety? Find out more in this issue when Francine's brother Benjamin throws all reason out the window and begins dating the weird but sensuous Molly Lane, despite the advice of his friends and family. Madness was never so darned appealing. Don't miss this sexy look at psychosis entitled, "Borderline Lover." b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #47
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 47

    Bare Bones - Story, Art and Cover by Terry Moore. Francine has been trying to find the right time to tell Katchoo that she is pregnant. Francine and Katchoo meet after some time and try to adjust to the changes in their lives. Tambi questions David about Katchoo with a gun pointed to his head. Characters in this issue: Francine; Katchoo; Casey; Tambi; Monica; Dumoni; David. 24 pages, B&W. Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #48
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 48

    By Terry Moore. She's a high school dropout who sewed her own clothes and worked three jobs in a tiny Texas town to save up the money for beauty school. She overcame dyslexia to get her G.E.D., endured cosmetic surgery to improve her appearance and eventually, through hard work and dedication, became Francine Peter's worst nightmare: an aerobics instructor with a perfect tan. She is Casey Bullocks-Femur, and this is her story. Finally, an entire issue devoted to telling the story of one of SiP's sexiest and most likable characters, the irrepressible Casey! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #49
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 49

    By Terry Moore. The original Molly & Poo story sold out before it hit the stands in 1996, and was never reprinted. Achieving cult-classic status almost overnight, Molly & Poo found a fame and readership far beyond it's home series, Strangers In Paradise. Now this controversial novella by Terry Moore is offered again for the first time in six years! Molly & Poo is a poignant and heartbreaking story about the delicate psyche of a neglected woman who risks everything to find her sexual identity, and loses, in one of the most shocking endings ever printed in comics. b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.

  • Issue #50
    Strangers in Paradise (1996 Homage/Abstract) 50

    By Terry Moore. It's official! SIP has turned 50! To celebrate this magic number Abstract Studio is pulling out all the stops with a special cover and 24 pages jam-packed with new stories and blooming relationships. Katchoo... dating?! Francine... stalking a married man? Casey... an exotic dancer?! Holy cow! Find out what keeps these girls up late at night in this landmark issue of SIP! b&w, 24pg Cover price $2.95.