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The Wicked + The Divine #03.
Art by Jamie McKelvie.


The Wicked + The Divine #03.

Art by Jamie McKelvie.

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Jen Keith recommends Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #1

Walking long-legged beds and menageries of strange creatures, a face in the moon and candy-made kids! Nemo is back and walking the dreamscape, however reluctantly, in Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #1.

First published in the New York Herald in 1905, Winsor McCay’s celebrated strip Little Nemo in Slumberland is a classic. It’s been adapted into various media including an animated film in 1989 that, I admit, terrified me as a child. The story follows young Nemo’s fantastic adventures when called into Slumberland by King Morpheus. Here too is where we meet Nemo afresh as he’s commanded to become the playmate of Slumberland’s princess. However, it’s not easy to get to the land of dreams when all of your progress is lost upon falling out of bed.

Locke & Key's artist Gabriel Rodriguez’s (gr-comicsdetailed architecture and stylization remains faithful to McCay’s art nouveau influences with decorative flourishes and nods to the original jaunty layouts. Meanwhile, writer Eric Shanower is a wonderful fit what with his work on Marvel’s Oz books; he’s no stranger to giving a great voice to kids finding themselves in bizarre new lands. This team works well together in bringing their own touch while keeping that quintessential Nemo look and feel. The story is a whimsical ride with surprises around every corner and as unpredictable as our own dreamtime escapades. Its unfettered pacing flows surreally as it never would in waking hours.

While sure to be a hit for all ages and a great jumping off point for new and old fans alike, if you need more journeys into imagination then try Marvel’s Figment.

Don’t wait for bedtime to explore dreamland when you join Nemo on his nightly romps through Slumberland. Happy reading and pleasant dreams!

[Read Little Nemo: Return to Slumberland #1]

Jen Keith is a Digital Editor at comiXology, comic artist, music addict, and could really use a nap herself right about now.

I don’t think I could come up with a better #comicsforyourkids pick to come out this week than this.



1st look at the DEADPOOL ANNUAL, I co-wrote with Nick Giovannetti that bring back BRUTE FORCE


It actually depends on publisher. DC and ONI release their books early in the day at 3AM EST. Then, we pull the trigger on other publishers generally around 9.30-10AM EST.

Also did you KNOW that you could subscribe to your favorite titles and be emailed right away when they are available for download???



See “Superman” and Captain Carrot team off against… uh… The… erm…. Retaliators in Grant Morrison’s The Multiversity #1 for tonight’s Late Night Reads. 


Art by Francesco Francavilla

Happy Birthday, HPL.

Artprint available here



Edward Scissorhands Issue #2 Variant

yes please.