With ’90s properties and tendencies getting revived in every single place in popular culture, it was solely a matter of time earlier than the 1995 teen comedy traditional, Clueless, received again within the recreation. Clueless coming again in comic-book kind was a shock, however it is sensible given Growth! Studios’ historical past with film licenses and its dedication to placing out works geared towards a feminine viewers. Writers Amber Benson (finest recognized for enjoying Tara on Buffy The Vampire Slayer) and Sarah Kuhn are teaming up with artist Siobhan Keenan and colorist Shan Murphy for Clueless: Senior Yr, a graphic novel that picks up the place the film left off to discover the following part of Cher Horowitz’s life. She’s nonetheless relationship her ex-stepbrother Josh, however that hasn’t gotten rid of her boy issues, which is able to inevitably get in the way in which of her determining what she’s going to do together with her life as she leaves highschool behind.
This unique preview of Clueless: Senior Yr has Cher in a well-recognized state of affairs, with Ms. Geist telling her to make use of her pure expertise to enact constructive change. Benson and Kuhn have a robust deal with on every character’s distinct voice, and you may hear the unique actors’ supply of those traces when studying them on the web page. (If you happen to forgot what whey sound like, go watch Clueless once more. Like proper now.) Keenan reinterprets the characters in a softer manga-inspired artwork type, and the designs seize the defining qualities of the solid without having to be tethered to particular actor likenesses. The movie’s brightly coloured visuals stay on in Murphy’s coloring, and he or she will get to be much more excessive with shade by utilizing it to dictate modifications in emotional beats, just like the intensifying warmth of the background colours on this excerpt’s last web page. Readers can return to the world of Bronson Alcott Excessive College when Clueless: Senior Yr goes on sale August 23, however in the intervening time, right here’s an introduction for anybody who hasn’t seen the film. (And should you haven’t, what are you doing together with your life?)