The Wendy Project #1

The Wendy Project #1

Writer: Melissa Jane Osborne Artist: Veronica Fish Publisher: Super Genius Release Date: July 19, 2017 Cover Price: $12.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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16-year-old Wendy Davies crashes her car into a lake on a late summer night in New England with her two younger brothers in the backseat. When she wakes in the hospital, she is told that her youngest brother, Michael, is dead. Wendy, once a rational teenager, shocks her family by insisting that Michael is alive and in the custody of a mysterious flying boy. Placed in a new school, Wendy negotiates fantasy and reality as students and adults around her resemble characters from Neverland. Given a sketchbook by her therapist, Wendy starts to draw. But is The Wendy Project merely her safe space, or a portal between worlds?

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    Comicosity - Allen Thomas Jul 27, 2017

    This comic is an excellent exploration of something we cannot always fully know, but that affects us in varying ways. The Wendy Project is an excellent addition to any library and could be a vital tool in helping children, adolescents, and adults learn to process their own difficult emotions. Read Full Review

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    Newsarama - C.K. Stewart Jul 31, 2017

    There are few other comics on the market today as visually stunning as The Wendy Project. Fish is an incredible illustrator, and Osborne has provided her with compelling, rich material with which to create a gorgeously illustrated world that manages to be deeply emotional in even the simplest panels. It would be a gift to see Osborne and Fish reunite for similarly innovative and moving interpretations of other classic tales - there are a number of creators whose work modernizes well-known archetypes and tropes with success, but of this genre, The Wendy Project is truly one of a kind. Read Full Review

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