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Sleeping Beauties, Vol. 1 (Graphic Novel) (Hardcover)
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This official graphic novel adaptation of the horror novel by Stephen King and Owen King is a haunting interpretation of the chilling, timely bestseller.
A bizarre sleeping sickness, called Aurora, has fallen over the world. Its victims can't wake up. And all of them are women. As nations fall into chaos, those women still awake take desperate measures to stay that way, and men everywhere begin to give in to their darkest impulses.
Meanwhile, in the small town of Dooling, a mysterious woman has walked out of the woods; she calls herself Eve and leaves a trail of carnage in her wake. Strangest of all, she's the only woman who can wake up.
Collects issues #1-5.
About the Author
Stephen King is the author of more than fifty books, all of them worldwide bestsellers. He is the recipient of the 2014 National Medal of Arts and the 2003 National Book Foundation Medal for Distinguished Contribution to American Letters. He lives in Bangor, Maine, with his wife, novelist Tabitha King.
Owen King is the author Double Feature and co-author of the graphic novel Intro to Alien Invasion. His writing has appeared in the Boston Globe, Lady Churchill's Rosebud Wristlet, the Los Angeles Review of Books, the New York Times Book Review, One Story, and Subtropics. He is married to novelist Kelly Braffet.
Rio Youers is the author of Westlake Soul and Halcyon. His 2017 thriller, The Forgotten Girl, was a finalist for the Arthur Ellis Award for Best Crime Novel. Rio's new novel, Lola on Fire, will be released by William Morrow in February 2021.
Alison Sampson is a comic artist and architect known for her work on Genesis, with Nathan Edmondson. She's also worked for DC, Dark Horse, IDW, and Boom! and co-created Winnebago Graveyard at Image with Steve Niles.
“The narration is crisp, the dialogue moves, and the silences are effective.” —Rogues Portal
"Sampson’s art is fluid and pretty, even in the more disturbing panels, and the vibrant colors from Farrell are an interesting juxtaposition for the heavy and frightening events playing out on each page." —Comics Beat