Recommendation: Skin Horse

Vicky recommends…

Skin Horse
A webcomic

It’s a webcomic about a black ops government project tasked with the capture, rehabilitation, and reintroduction to society of nonhuman sentients, with a title that’s a reference to the Velveteen Rabbit.

The main character is a heterosexual transvestite psychologist with an amazing fashion sense nicknamed “Tip.” Skin Horse is easily the best depiction of transvestitism in any form of literature, ever, and that’s not a claim I make lightly. It catalogs the trials and tribulations of being non-heteronormative in a heteronormative world perfectly, while still maintaining a feeling that Tip is accepted and loved by his coworkers.

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Posted by on October 15th, 2011 at 04:00 pm

Category: comics, recommendations, websites 2 comments »

2 Responses to “Recommendation: Skin Horse”

  1. Tempest

    Perfection! I adore this comic and it was so right to make mention of it here.


  2. CameoAppearance

    Yesssss. I’ve been reading this comic since the beginning and it’s awesome.


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