Sadly, it is not my review. Rather, I direct your attention, if you care about comics lampooning semi-unknown Minnesota congresswomen, to TPM‘s review.
Right from the cover, which has a wacky cartoonish feeling as if it were somehow pencilled by Sergio Aragones and inked by R. Crumb, you know we’re dealing with a special politician:
Personally, I’m always sort of extra fascinated by powerful, successful women–and whatever your opinion of her, Michele Bachmann is a successful politician–who spend their time arguing that women should get back in the kitchen. It’s sort of a “physician, heal thyself!” moment–I argue that women should be represented equally in the job force (and in comics) and Bachmann argues for traditional family values, yet she’s in Congress (and starring in a comic).
Also, I’d rather see more critical takes on politicians in comics rather than 100 more Barack Obama appearances just to sell books. But I’m probably in the minority on that one…
Anyway, I’d love to do an actual review of the Bachmann comic, so I’ll see what I can do about getting my hands on one.