Somna #1
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Somna #1

Writer: Becky Cloonan, Tula Lotay Artist: Tula Lotay Publisher: DSTLRY Release Date: November 22, 2023 Cover Price: $8.99 Critic Reviews: 3 User Reviews: 4
9.3Critic Rating
8.9User Rating

BECKY CLOONAN and TULA LOTAY-Both writing and drawing a creator-owned project together for the FIRST TIME! Set amidst the terrifying backdrop of the witch hunts in a quiet 1600s English village, SOMNA follows one woman's descent into an erotic escape from the confines of her puritanical world.
Ingrid is unhappily married to Roland, the town's bailiff and chief witch hunter, who is on a single-minded quest to purge the 'heretics' in their midst. After a prominent town leader is found murdered, accusations fly and no one is above reproach from Roland's deadly crusade. Ingrid has her suspicio more

  • 10 - Chase Magnett Nov 22, 2023

    The miniseries' debut this week showcases two resplendent styles intricately woven together to immerse readers in a setting and headspace they won't want to leave, even as it grows ever more disquieting. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Nov 16, 2023

    Somna is an excellent first issue, mixing the dream world and the real world that establishes mystery, intrigue, and tantalizing eroticism. Not since Coppola's Bram Stoker's Dracula has there been a horror that feels so unique, sexyand hypnotizing. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Nerd Initiative - Ken M. Nov 22, 2023

    Hit me up on ODPH social media and let me know your thoughts on Somna #1. Thanks for reading Parlay points on Nerd Initiative! Read Full Review

  • 10
    L’Asperge Nov 25, 2023

    It doesn’t get better than this. This book is beautiful, sexy and well written. The colors and lettering don’t get better. Do yourself a favor and pick up this book

  • 7.0
    derbycomics Nov 22, 2023

    I actually liked the story itself, but the issue felt like intended specifically for fellow comic book creators and the old guard of comic book review sites who bend over backwards to applaud creators no matter wha, in order to keep their connections. The book came off as self-flattering and self-indulgent in its execution. At the end of the day this was a cookie-cutter “women who were seen as rebels or untowardly were considered witches” story done in (extremely beautiful) high-brow artistry. Yes, this was visually appealing (Tula Lotay’s dream sequences are breathtaking), but I’m sure there will be certain reviewers who fall over themselves gushing about this issue in an effort to win brownie points with the big-name creators asso more

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    Happywifelife Jan 4, 2024

  • 8.5
    The Mighty Douche Apr 4, 2024

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