By Jane Mai. Published by Peow Studio.
Softcover, 109 pages, 2-Colour, 2018.
(Debuted at the 2018 Comic Arts Brooklyn festival)
In P.E.O.W. (Painfully Embarrassing Otaku Weekend), Jane Mai returns to expose all the terrible, embarrassing secrets about Peow and what it's really like to actually go to comic festivals with them. This is a book that Peow doesn't want you to see, but they don't really have a choice, because it's Jane Mai. Featuring an indie-star-studded guest cast of comic artists, this book has it all, including... Pond Smelt 2
"There is no one better at embarrassing everyone––including herself––than Jane Mai, and I loved every second of it. This book is delightful, soul-shriveling, and candid. Her comics will make you think about your poor life choices and which shoes you should be buying."
Leslie Hung, co-creator and artist of Snotgirl
"Cute juxtaposed with the emotionally heavy . . . along with a dash of macabre violence"
Alenka Figa, Women Write About Comics