(Above: Roger Langridge riffs McCay.)
LITTLE NEMO by Winsor McCay has been in the public domain for a while, and now Locust Mook will publish LITTLE NEMO: DREAM ANOTHER DREAM, a new book celebrating the seminal comic strip, with new NEMO comics from contemporary cartoonists. It's going to be a big book (16" x 21"), with a simultaneous Fall 2014 publication in two editions: a hardcover and a newspaper (!) edition.
From the press release:
In Locust Moon Press’ upcoming anthology LITTLE NEMO: DREAM ANOTHER DREAM, many of the world’s finest cartoonists will pay tribute to the master and his masterpiece by creating new Little Nemo strips, following their own voices down paths lit by McCay. Contributors include Paul Pope, JH Williams III, Bill Sienkiewicz, David Mack, Carla Speed McNeil, Charles Vess, Peter Bagge, Dean Haspiel, Farel Dalrymple, Marc Hempel, Brandon Graham, P. Craig Russell, Jeremy Bastian, Jim Rugg, Ron Wimberly, Scott Morse, David Petersen, J.G. Jones, Mike Allred, Dean Motter, Yuko Shimizu, Roger Langridge, and Mark Buckingham, among many others.
Hat tip to Heidi MacDonald!