Character Type: Secondary
Summary: The critically acclaimed Sex Criminals by Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarksy tells the story of two young lovers who discover they can freeze time whenever they have an orgasm. Alix is an asexual businesswoman who enters an altered state by falling from great heights. She is one of only a handful of asexual comic characters.
Database Links: Comic Vine
Important Issues: Alix makes her first appearance and talks about her sexuality in Sex Criminals #13.
When I was only a few pages into the issue, I wanted to drop everything and write Fraction and Zdarsky an email just thanking them. It didn’t matter if it ended up in the back of the next issue; I couldn’t care less about that. I just wanted them to know that what they did mattered. The character they created impacted someone. I managed to finish the issue even though my hands were shaking by the end, and I wrote them an email saying just that—but not before sending my friend an all-caps text: OMFG SEX CRIMINALS HAS AN ASEXUAL CHARACTER (Read more)
Allison Racicot, "(A)sexuality in Sex Criminals," December 14, 2015.
Andrew Wheeler, "Jughead, bughead, and the need for asexual romantic heroes in comics," Comics Alliance, March 31, 2017.