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Archive for April, 2013

Wicked Wednesday: Lady of the 13 Corsets

Thursday, April 25th, 2013

In a perplexing case from Germany, early 19th century, the well-liked, kind and religious widow Gesche Gottfried was convicted of fifteen arsenic murders (and suspected of fifteen more). Among the victims were her parents, two husbands, one fiancé and all of her children. Though the widow could remember when she killed them, where they sat, what dish […]

Wicked Wednesday: Searching for Belle Gunnes

Wednesday, April 17th, 2013

It was a fine day in October:  the sun was high, the sky was blue – and Belladonna Publishing climbed the steep path leading up to the long gone miniscule farm called Størsetjarde, where notorious arch killer Belle Gunnes was born and raised.   The young Belle Gunnes The search began the same day with […]

Submission Call: Wicked Belles

Tuesday, April 16th, 2013

Belladonna Publishing is putting together a comics anthology of stories about the strangest of flowers: the female serial killer. We envision musty lace, arsenic, bloody axes – and a dash of frustrated house wives. We’re looking for stories shrouded in time and mystery, our “Belles” must have been dead for at least 50 years. We want […]

Wicked Wednesday: Arsenic: A Girl’s Best Friend

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

Nevermind the diamonds, arsenic has been a girl’s best friend for centuries. The mineral has been useful as cosmetics, fabric dye (“emerald green”) and component in home decorations like wallpapers, lamp shades and paint. It has also proven to be gem in the war against rodents in the cupboards, and – not to mention – […]

Welcoming the Wicked

Sunday, April 7th, 2013

Moving on from princesses to murderous women is not that far-fetched in the world of Belladonna. We welcome twisted female characters of all kinds; virtuous and murderous alike. And thus we are very proud to present our new project: Wicked Belles A comics anthology featuring famous female serial killers We want you to explore the […]

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