G.L.O.W.'s Sunny the California Girl Gets Her Own Comic Book Origin Story

Sunny the California Girl
Credit: Squared Circle Comics
Credit: Squared Circle Comics

Press Release

It's the summer of G.L.O.W. - the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling, as the hit Netflix series returns for season 3 in August, and Squared Circle Comics debuts the comic biography of an original G.L.O.W. Girl, Sunny the California Girl! Funding NOW on Kickstarter.com, Sunny the California Girl is the comic book biography of wrestler and model, Patricia Summerland, who wrestled in the groundbreaking 1980's G.L.O.W. wrestling promotion as Sunny the California Girl. Our comic tells the story of her life and career leading to her turn as a professional wrestler among such G.L.O.W. luminaries as Colonel Ninothcka, Big Bad Mama, and more! The script is based on personal interviews with Patricia conducted by writer and wrestling historian, John Crowther (Nikolai, Bruno Sammartino, Hacksaw Jim Duggan, Antarctic Press’ Rochelle and Exciting Comics). It's 100% authorized and authentic!

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Line art is by Rich Perotta (Hacksaw Jim Duggan, The Rock 'n' Roll Express, DC Comics' The Ray, Marvel Comics' Deadpool) with colors from Blake Wilkie (Bobby Fulton & The Fantastics). Sunny the California Girl is a 24-page comic, the latest in the Squared Circle Comics imprint from Inverse Press, featuring the authorized, true life stories of some of the greatest names in wrestling history!

What you can expect to get for backing our Kickstarter campaign:


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Sunny the California Girl is a 24-page comic in standard American comic size (6.625" x 10.25"). 23 of those pages are full-on story and art telling Patricia's story, chock full of wrestling action! This is a one-shot, self-contained story.
    Every physical (non-digital) backer will receive at least one print edition of the comic (Standard, Rare and Ultra-Rare options available, dependent upon the reward tier selected).
    All reward packages include a digital (PDF) edition of the comic.
    Many reward tiers include rare and even bonus collectibles, including autographed comics, original art from the comic, and rare KISS collectible sketch cards featuring Patricia in KISS make-up, illustrated by KISS trading card artist (and Squared Circle Comics co-owner) Amanda Rachels.
    Higher reward levels include all variant cover editions of the comic AUTOGRAPHED by Patricia herself, the original cover art from each edition of the book, as well as opportunities to advertise your comic or creative business in the book.
    Your name on our Acknowledgements page in the comic: Bronze level ($15-$49 pledge); Silver level ($51-$74 pledge); Gold level ($75+ pledge).
    FREE U.S. Shipping!

The direct link to the Kickstarter campaign page is: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/laporte/sunny-the-california-girl-a-1980s-glow-wrestling-story

Sunny the California Girl has already met its initial funding goal and is racking up Stretch Goal rewards for backers, including FREE 7" x 10" prints of the cover art, AUTOGRAPHED by the artists!

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