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Emily the Strange and her cats
Emily the Strange and her cats

Emily the Strange (sometimes written as Emily Strange) is a counterculture comic character, drawn by Buzz Parker (and latterly by a team of artists) and published by Cosmic Debris Etc. Inc. An image of comic character Emily Strange and her four black cats. ... An image of comic character Emily Strange and her four black cats. ... In sociology, counterculture is a term used to describe a cultural group whose values and norms are at odds with those of the social mainstream, a cultural equivalent of a political Opposition. ... See comedian Stand up comedian List of Comedians List of British comedians comics comic book comic strip underground comics alternative comics web comic sprite comics manga graphic novel List of comic characters This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same...

Emily is a slight 13-year-old, of exceptionally pale complexion. She has jet black hair, and wears a black dress and black tights, set off by large white Mary Jane shoes. Emily has a dark (some say gothic) worldview. The character's appearance and demeanour could be compared with Wednesday Addams. Mary Jane Watson is a fictional supporting character in the Marvel Comics universe who was created by Stan Lee. ... Goth is a modern subculture that first became popular during the early 1980s within the gothic rock scene, a sub-genre of post punk. ... Four major characters from the original television adaptation: Thing (foreground) with Uncle Fester, Morticia and Gomez Addams The Addams Family is the creation of American cartoonist Charles Addams. ...

Accompanying Emily are her four black cats. Sabbath, who is distinguished by a scar on his right ear, is the troublemaker of the four and rarely seen close up. Nee-Chee, who has a black and white striped tail, is the schemer. The creative cat is Miles and the cat closest to Emily is Mystery. Mystery, the leader of the group, has a white star for her left eye. This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... An eye is an organ that detects light. ...

Emily Strange has gained a reputation as something of a feminist comic icon, and the franchise has a considerable merchandising catalog, including clothing, stationary, stickers, and accessories, all featuring Emily's distinctive appearance and frequently featuring one of her sayings (such as a beach-towel emblazoned with "Wish you weren't here"). Feminism is a diverse collection of social theories, political movements, and moral philosophies. ...

In July/August 2003 V magazine ran a double page spread of clothing inspired by the character, created by Chanel, Gautier, Helmut Lang, Marc Jacobs, and others. [1] The House of Chanel logo The House of Chanel, more commonly known as Chanel, is a Parisian fashion house in France. ... This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the same title. ... Marc Jacobs is an American clothing designer, raised in New York. ...

Emily has been shown in Vanilla Sky and on Mad TV. Celebrities including Julia Roberts, Britney Spears, and Bj√∂rk have all worn the brand. Vanilla Sky poster Vanilla Sky is a 2001 film which tells a story of a young millionaire who is charged with murder. ... Mad TV has two meanings: MADtv - a TV series. ... Julia Roberts (born Julie Fiona Roberts on October 28, 1967, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA) is a movie star who shot to fame during the early 1990s after starring in the romantic comedy Pretty Woman opposite Richard Gere. ... Britney Spears Britney Jean Spears (born December 2, 1981) is an American pop music singer. ... Björk Björk Guðmundsdóttir IPA: , (born November 21, 1965 in Reykjavík, Iceland) is an Icelandic singer/songwriter with a great expressive range and an interest in many kinds of music including popular, trip-hop, alternative rock, jazz, electronica, folk, and classical. ...

Many believe that Buzz Parker and his artists gave this girl the name Emily because this has been the most popular girls name for the past many years.

Recently, Fox has announced that they will help make an animated film based on Emily Strange. Parker will help make the film also.

External links

  • Emily the Strange official website
  • Buzz Parker's website

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