(W) M.R. CAREY (A) PETER GROSS and VINCE LOCKE (CA) JESSICA DALVA
On Alice?s sixth birthday, her dying great-aunt sent her the birthday gift she never knew she always wanted: a big, beautiful 19th-century dollhouse, complete with a family of antique dolls. In no time at all, the dollhouse isn?t just Alice?s favorite toy...it?s her whole world. And soon, young Alice learns she can enter the house to visit a new group of friends, straight out of a heartwarming children?s novel: the Dollhouse family. But while the Dollhouse family welcomes her with open arms, in the real world, her family life is becoming much more complicated...and deep within the Dollhouse?s twisting halls, the Black Room waits, with an offer to Alice. The house can fix all this, the Black Room says. All she has to do is say the words... From there unfolds a twisty, surreal, multigenerational horror tale that echoes into centuries past, into Alice?s tormented future, and into the beating heart of the madness that makes up our world...literally. Collects The Dollhouse Family #1-6.