Media Release — Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is one of the most beloved novels ever written as well as considered to be one of the best examples of the literary nonsense genre. So it only makes sense that IDW Publishing and Yoe Books! would partner up to collect the fantastic and wild variations of Alice as seen in comic books and comic strips from the Golden Age and beyond in Alice in Comicland.
Coming this March, Alice in Comicland is a 160 full-color page collection of comic books and comic strip stories featuring Alice that range from humor to horror by masters like Alex Toth, Walt Kelly, The Simon and Kirby Studio, Dan DeCarlo, David Berg, George Carlson, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Davis, R.F. Outcault, Charles Schulz and more. The Kelly, DeCarlo and Schulz strips are reproduced directly from rare original art making this a truly unique piece.
For the first time one place we get to see Alice get the MAD Magazine and Archie’s Mad House treatment and oh boy, does it get weird and wonderful! Alice gruesomely starring in the banned horror comic book stories of the 1950s, riding on a flying saucer, meeting Santa Claus, as a teeny-bopper, hanging out with famous comic characters…
“Lewis Carroll’s Alice is one of the most imaginative creations in history,” says Craig Yoe, “As I dug into comic history I was thrilled to find how many cartoonist geniuses were inspired by Wonderland and had done there own very unusual twists on Alice in every comics genre. This is an amazing, exciting book sure to delight Alice and comics fans!
Mark Burstein, President of the Lewis Carroll Society of North America provides a special introduction to this must-have collection for fans of the novel, the comics, and of course, both. Just remember, one book will make you taller, and the other book will make you shorter, please read accordingly.
About IDW Publishing
IDW is an award-winning publisher of comic books, graphic novels and trade paperbacks, based in San Diego, California. Renowned for its diverse catalog of licensed and independent titles, IDW publishes some of the most successful and popular titles in the industry, including: Hasbro’s The TRANSFORMERS, G.I. JOE and MY LITTLE PONY; Paramount’s Star Trek; Nickelodeon’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; 2000AD’s Judge Dredd; The Rocketeer; Toho’s Godzilla; Wizards of the Coast’s Magic: The Gathering and Dungeons & Dragons; and the Eisner-Award winning Locke & Key series, created by best-selling author Joe Hill and artist Gabriel Rodriguez. IDW is also home to the Library of American Comics imprint, which publishes classic comic reprints, Yoe! Books, a partnership with Yoe! Studio, and the multiple award-winning Artist’s Edition imprint.
IDW’s critically- and fan-acclaimed series are continually moving into new mediums. Currently, Jerry Bruckheimer Films and Disney are creating a feature film based on World War Robot; Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson and Warner Brothers are producing a film based on Ashley Wood’s Lore; Michael Bay’s Platinum Dunes and Sony are bringing Zombies vs. Robots to film, Kurtzman/Orci are producing a movie based on Locke & Key at Universal.