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Originally a popular Web comic, the second print collection of Sava's epic creation is a noteworthy all-ages fantasy story, impressive for both its captivating story line and impressive artwork. The elements of the story are familiar but well-rendered, picking up with college-student Alex continuing his sleep-filled visits to Dreamland, where he joins his old friends Nastajia the elf princess, Paddington the rock giant, Kiwi the fairy and the newly introduced cat girl, Felicity, in the battle against evil dragon King Nicodemus. After narrowly escaping from Nicodemus's dungeon, Alex and his team battle their way to safety, all the while still looking to uncover the secret behind the mysterious disappearance of Nastajia's parents. Interspersed with the mundane concerns of Alex's waking life, the work is deftly paced, sprinkled with just the right amount of action, clever suspense and innocuous romance. The 3-D computer generated artwork creates a world of beautifully detailed environments and colorful characters; while this kind of art has rarely succeeded in comics in the past, Sava makes it easy to read. Readers raised on video games should have no trouble enjoying this superior adventure. (Mar.)Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.