Ant (Hannah Washington) is a comic book superhero She first appeared in Ant volume 1 #1 (March 2004), published by Arcana Studios. Ant was created by Mario Gully and is currently published by Big City Comics.
The Ant comic was published by a small independent company Arcana Studio in March 2004. The creator and artist Mario Gully has stated that the concept of Ant was created while he was incarcerated in 1996 for attempted armed robbery. Gully says that one day he was looking through a barred cell window and a tiny ant crawled in from the outside. He later vowed to change his life and make something out of himself. He then created \"ANT\".
The original Arcana mini-series followed 8-year-old Hannah Washington, a lonely young girl continually tormented and bullied at school. Her father is a suspect in an armed robbery and is taken into custody. To escape the harsh realities of her life, she writes in her diary stories of an alter-ego: an adult version of herself who is a superhero known as Ant.
Hannah appears to know more about the world than she should and often has the personality of an emotionally unstable young adult.
Volume 2 was published by Image Comics, The new series featured some heavy hitters such as Spawn and The Savage Dragon appearring as co-stars in Ant. Some pivotal moments happened in the book such as Ant suffering a terrible injury in a fight with the villain Coldburn.
Ant: Unleashed was released by Big City Comics. Ant: Unleashed is the creator\'s more mature version of Ant. Only the first three issues (of six so far) have been scanned.