SLEEPLESS

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SLEEPLESS Volume 1

Written by Sarah Vaughn, drawn by Leila del Duca, colored and edited by Alissa Sallah, lettered by Deron Bennett. Published by Image Comics, July 2018. 

Lady “Poppy” Pyppenia is guarded by Cyrenic, her faithful Sleepless Knight. But when a new king is crowned, an assassin threatens her life, ushering in a new and dangerous time. As Poppy and Cyrenic work to discover who wants her dead, they must navigate the dangers of life at court—and of their growing feelings for one another. Collects SLEEPLESS #1-6.

Age Rating: Teen

“SLEEPLESS is the fairy tale I’ve apparently been missing all my life.”
Amy Reeder (ROCKET GIRL, BATWOMAN, MADAME XANADU)

“A lushly illustrated fantasy world, with plenty of hints of dark magic, animal familiars, sworn protectors, and dark plots, all hooked around a compelling female lead.”
Polygon

Read an interview with Leila, Sarah, and Alissa about SLEEPLESS on the comic book media website, Comicosity.

Listen to Leila and Alissa talk about SLEEPLESS on The Escapist Comics Podcast.

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SLEEPLESS Volume 2

Written by Sarah Vaughn, drawn by Leila del Duca, colored and edited by Alissa Sallah, lettered by Deron Bennett. Published by Image Comics, March 2019. 

Nearly a year later in the court of Harbeny, Lady Poppy and Sir Cyrenic must forge ahead without each other. Cyrenic adjusts to life after being released from the Sleepless Vow. And though the future looks bleak, both Poppy and Cyrenic are fighters. Either they will claw their way out of the darkness, or take as many enemies with them as they can. This second volume of SLEEPLESS concludes the story of Poppy and Cyrenic. Collects SLEEPLESS #7-11

Age Rating: Teen