Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY Collecting the acclaimed 8-issue miniseries! Joe is an imaginative eleven-year-old boy. He can't fit in at school. He's the victim of bullies. His dad died overseas in the Iraq war. He also suffers from Type 1 diabetes. One fateful day, his condition causes him to believe he has entered a vivid fantasy world in which he is the lost savior - a fantastic land based on the layout and contents of his home. His desperate attempts to make it out of his bedroom transform into an incredible, epic adventure through a bizarre landscape of submarine pirate dwarves, evil Hell Hounds, Lightning Lords and besieged castles. But is his quest really just an insulin deprived delirium - from which he can die if he doesn't take his meds - or something much bigger? On sale SEPTEMBER 7 - 224 pg, 7.0625" x 10.875", FC, $29.99 US - MATURE READERS
Grant Morrison is the biggest name in today's comic book industry, bar none. After his break-through work for "2000 AD", "Zenith", in the 1980s Morrison went on to create mind-bending cult classics such as "The Invisibles" and" Doom Patrol" for DC, before reinvigorating the world's most famous superheroes - "Superman", the "X-Men" and "Batman" - in award-winning runs. He is also a counter-cultural spokesman and expert on the impact of technology in society.
Mark Miller is a cult media superstar whose work has been turned into major Hollywood movies while his writing regularly garners mainst
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