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"Well shit is different here Barbie. I run the show in New Port City. I run it my way. The villain, got it!? Murderers, rapists, pedophiles and drug dealers don't wait for some asshole superhero or dial up Invincible when shit gets fucked up. Heroes aren't welcome in this town. People here want some one who represents them. That's me... The Queen!"
Bomb Queen

Bomb Queen is an American comic book character, created by Jimmie Robinson. She first appeared in Image Comics' Bomb Queen Vol. 1, #1, and has subsequently appeared in six limited series, two single-issue specials, and crossover that include Savage Dragon and Hack/Slash.

A supervillain, Bomb Queen has eliminated and banned all superheroes from New Port City, which she rules as a hedonistic and "benevolent" dictator, keeping her subjects happy with "bread and circuses" in the form of zones where people can do whatever they want, provided they can survive there. The rest of the United States initially tolerated Bomb Queen because New Port City's reputation drew all manner of unsavory types out of the rest of the country, and to it; but as the years passed, the American government, and other parties, began drawing up plans to oust or kill Bomb Queen...


  • All Just a Dream: Trump Card ends with the revelation that Bomb Queen dreamed the events of the miniseries.
  • Captain Ersatz: White Knight is a bit like Silver Age Superman / Captain Marvel, and in Volume 6 Bomb Queen mutilates the Emerald Knyght and has a star spangled soldier strung up on a wall later.
  • Cat Fight: Most of Queen's enemies are womenfolk, so naturally her fights with them tend to be played for fanservice.
  • Cleavage Window: Oh boy, Bomb Queen's outfits almost always come with this, and nipple slips aren't unusual.
  • Clark Kenting: The Queen takes off her mask, and wears a different set of clothes, and done.
  • Enfant Terrible: Bomb Queen is going to raise her child to be evil at the end of Volume VI. Averted, in Volume VII Bomb Queen recounts in the future that her child grew up to develop a conscience and eventually killed himself out of shame of her being his mother. In Volume VIII Bomb Queen appears without even mention of her son George Damien Bush so it’s possible she may have eventually put him up for adoption.
  • Even Evil Has Loved Ones: The one creature that the Bomb Queen has any genuine affection and care for us her pet Ashe. She also seems to be friendly with the owner of the Chinese restaurant.
    • Averted later: When it’s revealed that Ashe is actually a demon that was influencing Bomb Queens actions and he eventually turns on her, resulting in a fight that leads to the Queen absorbing his powers, he becomes less of a adored pet and more of an unwilling sidekick. In Volume VI she completely disregards any past relations she’s had with all her allies when she detonates New Port City in her war against the president. Though she has a son at the end of Volume VI that she intended to raise by VII she recounts that he ended up killing himself without a hint of sadness and has no problem possessing one of his/her descendants to live again.
  • Exactly What It Says on the Tin: Bomb Queen, also the former Ice Queen, Scream Queen, Bomb King.
  • Extreme Omnisexual: Bomb Queen enjoys "all genders, ages, and preferences both legal and illegal."
    • This is combined with Ambiguously Bi in that it's never revealed whether she actually does find her female victims attractive or if she's simply preying on her female rape/sexual assault victims just like how she preys on her murder victims of either gender or preys on some of her male rape/sexual assault victims.
  • Fanservice: The comic features a lot of scantily-clad and outright nude women, and not just Bomb Queen herself.
  • Fan Disservice:
    • The owner of the Chinese restaurant has a long-sleeved jacket that doesn't close in the front, big breasts, and sports visible nipples at nearly all times. She's likely to be about 70 years old.
    • Tits walks around topless at nearly all times, but her nipples look like rhino-horns.
  • Freudian Excuse: The bomb queen was actually DESIGNED to be a pure evil super villain without any morals on conscience and programmed to try to take over New Port City and make it an Outlaw Town by the shadow government. It also didn’t help that New Port City was also the realm of a demon that influences violence Ashe that took interest in her.
  • Forceful Kiss: Bomb Queen ends her encounter with Cassie Hack by shoving her tongue in Cassie's mouth.
  • Foregone Conclusion: One of the issues showcases the Four Queens as a supervillain team, and see them planning the death of Bomb Queen. Guess whose name is on the cover?
  • Fun with Acronyms: Queen's hideout the TacticalInformation Turret.
  • Gone Horribly Right: The Bomb Queen's entire origin story is this: she was a clone created by the shadow government specifically designed to be the “ultimate villain” to take over New Port City and turn it into an Outlaw Town to reduce crime rates elsewhere in the country. However, she eventually grew beyond their control leading to them to try and take her out throughout most of the series. And her final issues have her expanding her programming to taking over the world.
  • Ghost in the Machine: Before the time skip, Bomb Queen was killed by Blackknight but transferred her consciousness to a machine. She then decided to wait a thousand years before striking again.
  • Gratuitous French: Bomb Queen peppers her speech with French, mostly when she's pissed off (but still in control).
  • Hero Killer: Bomb Queen slaughters every hero that tries to stand up to her.
  • Hulk Out: Robert Woods does this to himself in Volume 1, in order to kill Bomb Queen and rally New Port City behind him.
  • Hypocritical Humor: In promotional material for the sixth Bomb Queen miniseries, a background character notes how unoriginal Image Comics are in putting out a comicbook with Barack Obama on the cover.
  • I'm a Humanitarian: In one issue, it's heavily implied that Bomb Queen is having children made into food for her hungry townspeople. She remarks that toddlers taste like veal.
  • In Universe Nick Name: The Devil's Bitch.
  • Karma Houdini: Bomb Queen never gets her comeuppance. Ever....aside from a crossover, at least.
    • As stated before, this is inverted in a crossover, more specifically, with Hack/Slash, where she does get a well-deserved beating from Cassie herself. In that same crossover, Bomb Queen is dragged away to a prison cell.
  • Limited Wardrobe: Subverted like hell, Queen sports a wide variety of villainous outfits.
  • Little Black Dress: Part of her Clark Kent outfit.
  • Leotard of Power: The Queen wears leotards and is very formidable.
  • Marshmallow Hell: One of Bomb Queen's allies, Tits, has massive breasts tipped with rhino-horn-like nipples. Her preferred method of dispatching her enemies is to gore them with her nipples.
  • Ms. Fanservice: The titular Bomb Queen. She wears a skimpy leotard that leaves little to the imagination.
  • Necessarily Evil: A common argument for New Port City's seedy nature. Given the lawless nature of New Port City, almost every murderer, rapist, pedophile, terrorist, hate group and every other criminal in America stay within the city, bringing the all-around crime rate everywhere else to a record low. Should Bomb Queen's regime end, all of the criminals will inevitably leave and mingle back into American society. Because of this, the US government with the exception of the Shadow Government allows Bomb Queen to thrive as long as she stays in New Port City. When Obama tries to end her reign, it sets off a chain reaction that leads to The End of the World as We Know It as a result.
  • Opposite-Sex Clone: The Queen's one herself, of the White Knight. Both of which were created by the shadow government to be the ultimate hero/villain respectively.
  • Our Presidents Are Different: After the events of Volume VI, Sarah Palin becomes the President of what's left of the United States.
  • Outlaw Town: After Bomb Queen takes over New Port City, superheroes are banned and all murderers, rapists, child-molesters, militant racists, cannibals and every other criminal in the US flock to New Port to enjoy themselves, turning New Port City into a lawless place that becomes more and more absurd as time goes on.
  • Permanent Elected Official: The Mayor but then again, he doesn't do much.
  • Police Are Useless: Played with; there is police and supposedly they fight crime. But the city has numerous "Crime zones" in which crimes are allowed, so the police isn't present in those.
  • President Evil: Barack Obama is the main antagonist of Volume VI.
  • Psycho Pink: The Queen is clearly a nut, and as the image shows, she has worn pink.
  • Running Gag: Bomb Queen's blasting open the Mayor's office.
  • Shadow Government: The Shadow Government that actually runs America actually created Bomb Queen to be the "perfect" villain. Unfortunately, it worked a little too well.
  • Shameless Fanservice Girl: Bomb Queen all the way. She has no problem going out in a revealing costume and goes naked whenever she feels like it.
  • Straw Fan: Volume V has a Silver Age, a Modern Age and an Indie and Manga nerd that run a cape watch website and argue who could beat who. They're not put in a positive light.
  • Stockholm Syndrome: Despite almost everyone suffering from the lawless nature of New Port City - whether it is the death or abuse (physically and sexually) of themselves and their loved ones from Bomb Queen and all of the criminals that thrive there - Bomb Queen and her anarcho-authoritarian hold on the city has an overwhelmingly positive approval rating, with every man, woman and child there willing to fight for the status quo the city is under.
  • The Corruption: Everybody that lives in New Port City goes corrupt or evil.
  • After coming to New Port City she was part of a super villain group called the four queens but was looked down by them for not having actual powers at the time. Then when they decide to place the blame for all their crimes on the queen and try to kill her to look like superheroes she just kills them all.
  • The Dragon: The longer the series runs for, the more Madam Wong fulfills the role of Bomb Queen's second-in-command.
  • There Was a Door: Bomb Queen just doesn't do doors. It usually means the death or grievous injuries of those who are on the other side.
  • Town with a Dark Secret: The unusually perfect Stepford Suburbia Littleville is revealed to be a testing site for the Shadow Government's ideal society, the population made of clones and protected by the genetically engineered hero White Knight.