Book 1, Save Yourself

Paperback - 2012
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Follow the adventures of Princess Adrienne, a princess who's tired of waiting to be rescued. Along with her guardian dragon, Sparky, they begin their own quest in an all-ages action adventure designed specifically for those who are tired of waiting to be rescued -- and who are ready to save themselves.
Publisher: [USA] : Action Lab Comics, 2012.
ISBN: 9781450798945
Characteristics: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 20 cm.
Alternative Title: Save yourself


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Disney leaving you a little short on Black princesses? Try Princeless, the story of Princess Adrienne, one princess who’s tired of waiting to be rescued. Join Adrienne and her guardian dragon, Sparky, as they begin their own quest in an adventure designed for those who are tired of waiting to be... Read More »

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PinesandPrejudice Dec 16, 2016

How have I never read this graphic novel before? I adore this series and wish I had discovered it as a young girl. Adrienne is awesome and I want to be her when I grow up.

Oct 08, 2016

It was cute and quirky with a zany dragon. The little thing about the prince school ...

AL_BRIDGET Aug 24, 2016

I loved everything about this story, from the art to the dragon to the AMAZING PRINCESS. Oh jeez. If you like fantasy and humor and dragons and girls being awesome then you should read this immediately.

AL_ZOEY Aug 08, 2016

Are you craving a strong female character that isn't on the fringe or catering to a male audience? Here is a story that does all that and more. This graphic novel takes on, and successfully (and with humor) takes down one ridiculous fairy tale troupe after another.

Princeless Vol. 1: Save Yourself offers a hilarious takedown of popular fairy tale tropes. Story writer Jeremy Whitley pushes back against stereotypes of damsels in distress and scantily clad lady warriors with humor that both kids and adults will appreciate. M. Goodwin’s bold, attention-grabbing art also provides visual interest for readers of all ages.

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PimaLib_MargaretB Jan 21, 2016

Ditch the stereotypes. This princess saves herself, the dragon and her sisters too. Can't wait for the next book.

Jan 16, 2015

The front cover of the comic book says this is a story Disney should have been telling for the last 20 years, and I wholeheartedly agree! This comic is by far one of the best things ever created, in my opinion! It's so smart, so adventurous, and so humorous, while keeping a great fantasy plot and original story. And the best part? The main characters are tough, tomboy, no-nonsense girls! That's right, female butt-kicking power! I adore Adrienne, she's so cool, and I love how she's strong and independent and willing to speak her mind. This is definitely the kind of story I'd recommend for anyone to read, it's just pure awesomeness.

BrooklynShoeBabe Jun 14, 2014

I bought this book for my 7 year-old, who is a voracious reader and a bit of an artistic tom boy. (I call her Sporty Spice.) She LOVED the story, the humor, the adventure and now wants to draw comic books.

forbesrachel Jul 15, 2013

A modern day fairytale for the modern day girl. Princess Adrienne is not your typical princess; she points out all the inconsistencies in the princess fairy tales, ends up in the same situation and yet, decides to go her own way. She is a take charge, decisive, and strong character, and makes an excellent role model for girls. Stereotypes continue to be broken by her companions, Sparky, the dragon who guarded her tower, is helpful, kind and even shares her gold, and Bedelia, a spunky female blacksmith who jumps straight into the fight. The plot is exciting, the humour good, and the colour scheme constantly matches the mood.


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