Meat Cake profiles the romantic Rudolph Valentino, the secret language of flowers, love spells, and spells for mermaid hair. Plus: don't miss the true tale of the magical ball and a kitten left by the faeries in a box of nails, depictions of 16th century folk ballads about the uselessness of everything, as only Dame Darcy can depict. And...sex magic!
"I used to go to the comic shop every week just to buy one-person anthologies like this one. Dame Darcy's... one of a kind, and I've never regretted buying a single issue of her book." – The Comics Reporter
"Darcy’s Richard Sala-meets-Edward Gorey style is still a spectacle of silken scribbles, and her strips remain densely packed with vellum-like layers of autobiography, magic realism, pornography, and myth... [Grade] A-" – The Onion A.V. Club