“Our truest life is when we are In Our Dreams Awake.”-Henry David ThoreauIn
In Our Dreams Awake #1 comes from co-creators John McGuire (The Gilded Age, The Crossing) and Egg Embry (Powered by the Dreamr, Knights of the Dinner Table). The first issue of this four-issue mini-series features two dreams, the first illustrated by Edgar Salazar (Marvel, DC, Dark Horse, Dynamite) and the second by Rolands Kalniņš (Scout Comics, FracturePress).
Letters and book design are by Alexander Lugo (10 Worlds Studio).Both artists provide covers in addition to Sean Hill’s (Marvel, Zenescope, 133art) variant cover.6Jason Byron dreams of two lives.In one fantasy, magi reactionaries won, technology is banned, and Jason is a portrait painter hiding a contraband telescope. In the other world, he leads a cyberpunk gang amid a future of 7ooded cities and gilled aliens.When he closes his eyes in one world, he awakes in the next. Jason’s only desire is to wake up in the arms of his true love, Laura… Uh, or is it Fem’a Lin?…If only he knew which one was real?!In Our Dreams Awake is the story of what happens when both of those worlds begin to spin out of control. What happens when Jason no longer knows which world is the dream and which one is reality?
Written for fans of love stories, dreampunk, steampunk, and cyberpunk, this comic offers an engaging mystery with amazing artwork. This story is about love and loss and asking the big questions:
Who am I?
Where do I belong?
Who do I love?
While the Kickstarter Campaign will launch on Wednesday, March 30, 2022 and continue until Wednesday, April 27, 2022, the notrification page is currently live. Those interested can sign up to be one of the first to order their copy here: Kickstarter Notification Page.