100 Percent (2002) comic books
WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL POPE; COVER BY POPE. Writer/artist Paul Pope returns to VERTIGO with a new 5-issue miniseries. 100% follows the romantic exploits of three couples in neo- Manhattan. Ensconced in the underbelly of futuristic boxing, hardcore performance art and underworld crime, the passionate 20-something characters experience sex, love and entertainment ? and their unsettling repercussions ? at 100% impact. For more information, see the feature article. MATURE READERS B&W, 48 pages. Cover price $5.95.
WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL POPE; COVER BY POPE. The sci-fi "graphic movie" from VERTIGO continues. Futuristic heavyweight boxing champion Haitous prepares for his most difficult match to date ? which is a cake walk compared to his connection (obsession?) with club manager Strel. Secretive go-go dancer Daisy puts her best face (and stomach) forward as she hits the stage with a performance of the neo-erotic sensation, Gastro ? unaware that her diary is in the hands of the club's most notorious busboy. Kim and Eloy inadvertently are set-up at a performance art exhibition, but it's what Kim uncovers about Eloy's chorus of 100 tea kettles that really blows her mind. MATURE READERS B&W, 48 Pages Cover price $5.95.
WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL POPE; COVER BY POPE. An awkward romance survives a daring culinary adventure as petite, distrusting, gun-toting Kim finds a lot to like about the large and comforting presence of Eloy. On the other side of town, Gastro dancer Daisy and John the busboy enjoy a cool holographic dining experience that leads to hot passion in the shower. Meanwhile, a disgruntled Strel continues to ignore Haitous's desperate attempts to reach her. Haitous prepares for a dangerous boxing match that could rekindle his fading career...or just kill him. MATURE READERS, B&W, 48 Pages. Cover price $5.95.
WRITTEN AND ILLUSTRATED BY PAUL POPE; COVER BY POPE. The steamy affair between busboy John and gastro stripper Daisy hits the skids as the former cassanova chokes and a pair of girl's underwear finds a new home. Futuristic boxing pro Haitous finds out the painful truth about why the girl of his dreams ? and her child ? would prefer if he dropped off the face of the earth and onto a passing planet. MATURE READERS B&W, 48 Pages. Cover price $5.95.
STORY AND ART BY PAUL POPE; COVER BY POPE. Romance, lust and love collide in the emotionally charged conclusion to the sci-fi epic! Eloy and Kim, Strel and Haitous, and John and Daisy struggle to find out who they are and what they really mean to each other as each couple learns what it truly means to love in a harsh and unforgiving urban sprawl. MATURE READERS Full Color, 48 Pages. Cover price $5.95.