Sleeping Beauties #2

Writer: Rio Youers Artist: Alison Sampson Publisher: IDW Publishing Release Date: July 29, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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Based on the horror novel by Stephen King and Owen King and adapted by Rio Youers (The Forgotten Girl) and Alison Sampson (Hit Girl, Winnebago Graveyard)! With A covers by Annie Wu (Black Canary, Hawkeye)!
A strange sleeping sickness, known as Aurora, has fallen over the world, and strangest of all, it only affects women. 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 behind her. More mysterious: she's the only woman not falling asleep.

  • 10 - Megan Peters Jul 29, 2020

    This issue will hit close to home for some, but its stark depiction of inequity feels more important than ever. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Jul 28, 2020

    Sleeping Beauties offers disorienting pleasures of horror and identity as a pandemic begins to wreak havoc on an unprepared community--a narrative that's entirely believable given the pandemic today.  Read Full Review

  • 6.9
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jul 29, 2020

    Alison Sampson delivers some great, stylized art in this issue and the visuals are the only thing that really grabs the attention of the reader. From the violent opening to the way characters are composed within panels, the art compels the reader to keep going even if the story doesn't seem to have direction. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Multiversity Comics - Christa Harader Jul 30, 2020

    Sleeping Beauties #2 continues a literary adaptation thats a jumble of harsh lines, overzealous weirdness and intricate dialogue. Read Full Review

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