Caught up in legal problems since its production in 1986, BRENDA STAR finally achieved negligible release in early 1992, and the only surprise about the fact that it had spent six years on the shelf is the fact that it didn't remain there.
The herky-jerky plot makes the fatal mistake of proceeding from the idea that its protagonist is fictional, hardly a good idea when attempting to convince an audience to believe in a comics-derived character. The movie is based on the popular strip by Dale Messick, who in this screenplay has left
the daily drawing work to young artist Mike Randall (Tony Peck). He's getting sick of this job and says so out loud during one stint...