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of Walter W. in this weird two-pager from issue #2.
we all seek the sunlit garden
of your dream."
from The Strange World of Your Dreams,
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This story from The Strange World of Your Dreams #2 has a nice historical twist.
I guess we better start at the beginning...
Kirby's Nightmare Adventure Land, when Walter W. says...
I just learned from Ger Appledorn and Steven Brower (after mis-attributing this story to Kirby/Meskin) that Mort Meskin was the co-creator of this comic series with Jack Kirby, and that it's Mort Meskin's art that brings this story to life!
This story breaks the usual format and tells a self-contained tale without the ever-present dream analyst Richard Temple. This poor guy is left to wander his inky dreamscape alone. I love the evocative shadows and inking in this story (Steven Brower suggests that George "Inky" Roussos was the inker).
Anyway -- to me, the panel below is the creepiest drawing in the whole story...
The Strange World of Your Dreams issue #1
of showing off to the crowd while wearing a formal gown...
...she gets pushed into the mud and turns...FAT?
a nice BIG King Kirby comic book scan:
If you missed the previous cases from
The Strange World of Your Dreams,
you can find them linked below:
A charming two-page nightmare from Jack Kirby's "The Secret World of Your Dreams" #2 --
Comic Book Dream Analyst Richard Temple tackles this curious case purportedly submitted by avid comic book reader Ellen K. of Massachusetts...
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Take a good look at your heart, Ellen.
I think you'll find the answer to your dream hidden there!