Book One: Pleasant Places
by Ben Humeniuk
Pub Date 06 Jun 2018
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Sometimes growing up means leaving your dreams behind. For Robbie Boone, childhood fantasies are giving way to a very real goal of being an animator. And he's giving it all he's got -- even if he misses out on the rest of high school in the process. Enter the Princess of the Dreaming Realm, Robbie's childhood best friend. Sick of being outgrown by human companions, she's determined to find out what's so special about the Waking World. Unfortunately, that might be exactly what an old enemy's been counting on... ENCHANTED meets DEGRASSI, in a character-driven high school dramedy, inspired by Winsor McCay's classic comic strip LITTLE NEMO IN SLUMBERLAND. Collects the first four issues of the innovative series, as well as a pin-up and cover gallery.
A Note From the Publisher
Edited by Sean E. Williams.
"A delightful new spin on an old classic - Ben Humeniuk launches his innovative cartooning into dreamland with gusto!" - Jonny Jimison (THE DRAGON LORD SAGA)
"Wonders abound as nuanced characterization makes WAKING LIFE a genuinely fresh reinterpretation of Winsor McKay's original dream genre, reinvigorating the classic premise for modern readers." - Bryan J.L. Glass (THE MICE TEMPLAR)
The book will be promoted by Comicker Press at several comic book conventions this year, including MSP Con (Minneapolis), HeroesCon (Charlotte), and ALA (New Orleans). Ben Humeniuk will be attending several comic book conventions as well, including Staple! (Austin, TX).