Fungirl is a hapless (hopeless) hot mess of a woman crashing through life, leaving chaos in her wake. Although her oblivious antics infuriate her roommate, terrify the teenage skaters she tries to impress, and threaten her every opportunity for employment, Fungirl remains charming, transgressive, and hilarious.

Pich’s cartoonish art is simple and quirky, with clean lines and bold colors. The art transforms potentially graphic scenes of sex and violence into adorably cute, almost sweet, vignettes. Pich renders Fungirl’s particular messiness deliciously palatable, like an inappropriate wedding cake.

Recommended for fans of Fleabag, Spaced, and BoJack Horseman.

256 full-color pages; 7 1/2″ x 9 11/16″; SRP: $29.99;
ISBN 978-1-945509-68-1; Diamond: AUG212028
Published 2021

Silver Sprocket has long been my favorite publisher of weird, radical comics and Fungirl is a particularly joyous addition to the catalog. Practicing a fiendish level of honesty, Fungirl (the character) causes abject chaos everywhere she goes, whether that’s reclining in coffins with snax at her job with the local funeral home, or just terrifying school kids on career day. Cartoonist Elizabeth Pich’s humor is at turns wacky, saucy, bleak, and occasionally vaguely re-assuring. So don’t let the phony moral panic of the Free Comic Book Day issue fool you, Fungirl has much more to offer than just dildos on the floor! (Not that there’s anything wrong with dildos on the floor ofc.) All in all, Fungirl is a wonderful slice of alternative ‘komix’ that works to thoughtfully subvert the unfortunate norms of that particular subgenre – all while still proving blissfully funny.

Adam Karenina Sherif, Comics Beat: Best of 2021

“An outlandish romp past the boundaries of good taste and into dangerously revealing—and truly funny—psychic territory.”

“Hilarious basically from start to finish…. one of the best graphic novels of 2021.”

Fungirl is a wacky trip through one impulsive act after another resulting in a cartoony, twisted world that I couldn’t get enough of.”

Archie Bongiovanni, Yes I'm Flagging, A Quick & Easy Guide to They/Them Pronouns

“No matter what wacky, exaggerated situation Fungirl finds herself in, it somehow still makes you say ‘I’ve been there, sister,’ though you’d deny it in polite company. She’s everyone’s most regrettable ex, but the one you got the best stories out of.”

Kelsey Wroten, Cannonball, The Ex-Girlfriend of My Ex-Girlfriend is my Girlfriend

“A lot of her exploits might be unpalatable, but they are still strangely compelling. Elizabeth Pich’s colorful art in Fungirl is simple and cartoonish, portraying a twisted world where reality is exaggerated to highlight the absurdities that all too often go unnoticed.”

Erin Britton, Manhattan Book Review