When Emily awoke on the morning of her thirteenth birthday, for all she knew she was just another teen weirdo. But deep down inside, Emily has always known she was more than just a little strange. Now she has the family heirloom -- a gift of mysterious power from her long-lost Aunt LaRue! -- to prove it. Well, she had it anyway, until a strange, striped creature appeared from a cosmic dimension and stole it from her! Now Emily and her kitty Sabbath are on a crazed pursuit through a wacky land she's never seen before. She's going to recover her heirloom and find out why it was taken from her, if it's the last thing she does!
Vaughan & Chiang's "Paper Girls" Builds a Familiar Yet Disconcerting World