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Alice vs… Batwoman?

DC Comics’ Detective Comics #854 (June 24), 855 (July 29), 856 (August 26), and 857 (September 2) cover the storyline “Elegy,” in which Batwoman runs up against Alice, “a madwoman who sees her life as a fairy tale and everyone around her as expendable extras” and who speaks only in lines from Lewis Carroll.

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Rackham Alice

Bloomsbury Auctions (London) is selling a beautiful Rackham Alice, signed by Rackham with a wonderful ink sketch of the Gryphon and the Mock Turtle. It is part of the “Books, Manuscripts, Prints, and Original Artwork” sale on July 9.

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Mickey in Wonderland

If you need a bigger Disney Alice in Wonderland fix than a one-page website can provide and can’t wait until March 5, 2010, check out the upcoming Mickey Mouse Clubhouse: Mickey’s Adventures in Wonderland DVD. “Meet Tweedle Chip, Tweedle Dale and Goofy Hatter, play croquet with Queen Clarabelle and more!” Currently available for pre-order, the… [read full post]

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New Old Dodo Picture

In all the hubbub of newly released character and scenery pictures from Tim Burton’s Wonderland, only the Telegraph (U.K) has taken note of a previously undiscovered 17th century picture of a dodo. The picture is particularly important as it was drawn before the bird became extinct, although it is uncertain whether it was drawn from… [read full post]

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Angel’s Alice in Salisbury

Spanish illustrator Angel Dominguez has illustrated many children’s books and books about wildlife. The Wonder of Illustration, an exhibition of originals from Dominguez’s illustrated edition of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, is showing at The Salisbury Museum in England from April 4 to July 4.

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Never Wonder Land

If Peter Pan and Alice left their normal boring lives in London and found each other in the same fantastical world, would they ever want to come back to reality? Boom Kat Dance Company’s Neverwonderland depicts the search for a place in lives “real” and imagined: set at the height of Industrial Revolution-era England, it… [read full post]

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