An autobiographical tale spanning time and space, from creation to the present and onward, renowned Los Angeles artist Barbara ‘Willy’ Mendes’ (IT AIN’T ME BABE, ALL GIRL THRILLS) female futurism holds a mystical mirror up to reality. presenting her first new comic work in decades, the consciousness expanding QUEEN OF COSMOS picks up where she left off in underground comix work form the 1970s. QUEEN OF COSMOS also reprints several of her classic stories including TALES OF THE MODERN MYSTIC and REALM OF KARMA COMIX.

Trina Robbins called Willy “a breath of fresh air. There was a time in the early 1970s when Willy and I were the only two women drawing commix in San Francisco and she was my lifeline … In a world that needs her energy more than ever, Willy Mendes is Queen of the Cosmos.”

Willy currently works in fine art with her panoramas and paintings being shown in galleries from San Francisco to Boston. Learn more about Willy’s current work at