Monday, June 6, 2011

The Dreamer: The American Revolution Returns, from IDW

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THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION RETURNS THIS FALL

The Dreamer Volume 2 to release this November


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Columbus, OH- June 6, 2011) The Dreamer Creator Lora Innes announced today that her publisher IDW will be releasing the second graphic novel collection of her award winning “The Dreamer” series in November of 2011. The Dreamer: Volume 2 (ISBN: 978-1-61377-031-3) will be 152 pages, full color at a suggested retail price of $19.99. The second volume follows the main character, 17-year-old Beatrice Whaley and her wildly vivid dreams about the American Revolution. After barely surviving a battle against the British Army in the first volume, she's relieved to find herself safely in the 21st century again. Determined to live a modern teens lifestyle she is confused when she falls asleep again and the dreams return. Bea and her Revolutionary friends must escape New York City under the watchful eye of the British Army and the tension of living two lives finally brings her to the breaking point.

Writer and Artist Innes explains, “IDW Publishing completely sold out of the first trade but there may be a few available online or on the shelves at your local retailer. If you missed it you can read the first book online for FREE at www.thedreamercomic.com. Having started out as a webcomic we know that the two formats aren't mutually exclusive. Our site is set up with all sorts of great additional stuff like historical short stories, The Dreamer store, and new updates to the online Dreamer story every Friday!”

For more information on The Dreamer visit www.thedreamercomic.com

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About IDW Publishing:
IDW is currently recognized as the fifth largest publisher of American comic books. In addition to their printed comics and graphic novels, IDW has more than 650 books in digital distribution across multiple partners and platforms. The company was initially known for horror comics, such as 30 Days of Night and Dark Days but now specializes in licensed properties like Dr. Who, G.I Joe and Star Trek.

About Lora Innes:
Lora Innes's The Dreamer has been nominated for three Harvey Awards including Best New Series, and Best New Talent for Innes herself. In 2010 it was a finalist in the Graphic Novel for Young Adults category in the CYBILS Awards, and it won the 2010 S.P.A.C.E. prize. She also co-hosts the Paper Wings Podcast, "The Show for Visual Storytellers" offering tips to aspiring artists and writers trying to break into the industry. Currently, Innes is working on a graphic novel tie-in for TO APPOMATTOX, an 8 part television mini-series about the Civil War, slated for release in 2013.

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