For years, pop-culture cultists have revered and adored a mysterious, brooding thirteen-year-old girl named Emily the Strange. Nobody knows much about the young girl with a porcelain face and huge eyes framed by black bangs, and her ever-present brood of black cats only adds to the intriguebut that hasn't stopped a generation of rabid fans from letting Emily put her spell upon them. Now, for the first time ever, Emily fans will be welcomed into her dark and, well, strange worlda place where kitty friends talk, the ghosts of famous weirdoes come out to play, reality is never quite what it seems, andabove allanyone who's ever been considered a little "strange" herself will be made to feel right at home. Dark Horse Comics and the creative minds behind Cosmic Debris are thrilled to present the first-ever Emily comic books, published as deluxe single issues with all-new stories and art. This issue features forty-eight pages of black, white, and red art (with the occasional outburst of full-color freak-outs!), illustrating a wacky range of Emily stories. Make sure to check out Emily's exclusive interview with punk-rock legends **The Damned**!