The twenty-first century’s greatest living children’s author – Christopher Grahame – is drawn back into Castrovalva, the world of his childhood ima
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This was a high water mark for comics in the late ’90s. Kingdom of the Wicked was originally released as a black-and-white four-issue miniseries by Caliber Press (there’s a blast from the past) and re-released in 2004 as a full-color trade by Dark Horse.
The story tells of Chris Grahame, a successful children’s book authors. At the beginning of the story, Grahame begins to experience severe migraines. The migraines lead to an eventual break with reality where Grahame awakes to find himself inside
it was amazing
This was such a funny, sad, unexpected, original book. Kingdom of the Wicked describes a children’s author forced to return to the imaginary world of his youth, which is also the source of his inspiration.
But he finds it much changed, someone has brought war and death and famine to the land; someone who arrived soon after he left and looks just like him.
Kingdom of the Wicked was one of the first graphic novels (well, novella) that showed me what was possible with the form outside of superheroe
Superficial, but very well done. Some properly chilling moments. I thought it fell a little between two options for making this a stronger story: either a longer, deeper piece; or one which heightened Chris’ interior life while dealing with it more briefly thereby making it more impactful and freeing up space for Chris’ conflicts.
Art by D’Israeli who is excellent and provides, in his Process demo, a better and more insightful account of how to illustrate than many books thirty times the length.