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Published on April 4th, 2019 | by Alan Cross

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Green Day announces their new graphic novel, Last of the American Girls. UPDATE: The PC Police aren’t happy

Having tackled albums, singles, videos, tours, and stage musicals, Green Day’s latest multimedia project is a graphic novel named after a song from the 21st Century Breakdown album.

Coming October 29, Last of the American Girls, the novel will “[Celebrate] true rebel girls — girls who push back, girls who use their voice, girls who say no — Last of the American Girls takes on both the establishment and the upwardly mobile, espousing an infectious spirit that has never been more relevant.”

UPDATE: As well intentioned as this project may be, some have pointed out that it’s a little strange for four men to write a book about female empowerment.

Lisa Snapes of The Guardian isn’t happy. “You can’t help but wonder if Green Day thought this through. Surely no self-respecting rebellious woman would buy a book about ‘female empowerment’ by three washed-up punks.”




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is an internationally known broadcaster, interviewer, writer, consultant, blogger and speaker. In his 30+ years in the music business, Alan has interviewed the biggest names in rock, from David Bowie and U2 to Pearl Jam and the Foo Fighters. He’s also known as a musicologist and documentarian through programs like The Ongoing History of New Music.


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One Response to Green Day announces their new graphic novel, Last of the American Girls. UPDATE: The PC Police aren’t happy

  1. Alex says:

    Washed up punks. Wow.

    This is why you should never help/advocate for anyone. The PC police will be all over it!

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