Street Angel (USA) 2004
Street Angel is a comic book series by Jim Rugg and Brian
Maruca. It was published in 2004 by Slave Labor Graphics, and lasted five
issues. In 2005, the issues were collected into a single volume with additional
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.