Courtney Crumrin Volume 1: The Night Things
Writer: Ted Naifeh
Artist: Ted Naifeh
Fan-favorite and critical darling Courtney Crurmin is back in a series of newly remastered, full-color hardcover editions! Courtney's parents have dragged her out to a high-to-do suburb to live with her creepy Great Uncle Aloysius in his spooky old house. She's not only the new kid in school, but also discovers strange things lurking under her bed!
Fantasy Book Spot:
- "[Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things] has a magnificent depth of character and setting thanks to the immaculate pencils and script done by Ted Naifeh."
- "It seemed that [Roald] Dahl's mixture of mirth and menace died with the man. That is, until Courtney Crumrin came along."
- "[Courtney] is some of the most wicked (and wickedly funny) fantasy comics of the last several years, the sort of stuff that can have you shivering in your seat on one page and cackling evilly on the next."
- "The volumes of COURTNEY CRUMRIN are some of the best and darkest fantasy on the market."
- "It's a great all-ages book, with the edge of darkness that makes for a really satisfying children's story."
- "For those who miss the mixture of mirth and menace that Roald Dahl used to provide, look no further than the twisted woods of Hillsborough."
- "Like the creature under your bed, Courtney Crumrin and the Night Things waits until you're complacent before grabbing your ankle."
- "Courtney herself is a great character, with just the right level of sarcasm and sass that makes her someone that you'd want to hang out with."
- "Naifeh's dark sensibilities have created a story that wicked people of all ages will adore."