The Dreaming: Waking Hours #8

Writer: G. Willow Wilson Artist: Nick Robles Publisher: Vertigo Release Date: March 3, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 7 User Reviews: 5
8.9Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

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“The Faerie King,” the next major arc of The Dreaming: Waking Hours, begins here! Heather After has a theory about just where Ruin’s lost love might be found…but the realm of Faerie is a dangerous place under the best of circumstances, and as Ruin, Heather, and Jophiel will quickly find when they cross between worlds, the circumstances there have changed quite a bit! Don’t miss this jumping-on point for the series The Hollywood Reporter calls “a contemporary version of what Gaiman had achieved with The Sandman”!

  • 9.8
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Justin Munday Mar 2, 2021

    A beautiful, hilarious, and enchanting issue that encapsulate all there is to offer in the Sandman Universe. Read Full Review

  • 9.7
    SciFiPulse - Ian Cullen Mar 11, 2021

    Overall. A really strong issue. I'm looking forward to seeing what Wilson and Robles will come up with for forthcoming issues. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Mar 2, 2021

    Robles delivers some beautiful art throughout this issue. Not only are the characters beautifully done, but the backgrounds and worlds of both the Fae and the Dreaming are fantastic in their mystical elements. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Mar 22, 2021

    G. Willow Wilson's The Dreaming: Waking Hours is a worthy continuation of Neil Gaiman's classic Sandman series. Wilson is doing a terrific weaving her new creations together with old friends to produce a fantastic new tale. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Comic Watch - Kevin Rossi Mar 2, 2021

    The Dreaming: Waking Hours #8 takes the reader off to see the wonderful land of Faerie, but it is apparent right away that we arent in Kansas anymore. G. Willow Wilson makes the supernatural feel natural in issue #8 accompanied by Nick Robles and Mat Lopes gorgeous visuals. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Jamie Lovett Mar 3, 2021

    It's an enthralling start to this new arc that'll leave readers eager to see how the creative team unpacks the broached themes and what that means for the story's protagonists. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AIPT - David Brooke Mar 2, 2021

    The Dreaming: Waking Hours continues to be a great escape from the doldrums of everyday life. It helps to see real life can feel as such even in a story like this, but the characters here are able to escape on adventures however dangerous they may be. Read Full Review

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