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Grimm Fairy Tales: Beyond Wonderland (Wonderland)

3.95  ·  Rating details ·  377 Ratings  ·  19 Reviews
Months have passed since Calie Liddle returned from the terror that is Wonderland, months since that world took so much from her. Now jaded and bitter, Calie has moved far away from her hometown, attempting to lead a more normal existence in the city that never sleeps. With a different name and a new identity, Calie is just beginning to adjust to another life. But not ever ...more
Paperback, 186 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Zenescope (first published June 25th 2008)
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Eric Mesa
Apr 25, 2011 rated it liked it
This review first appeared on my blog and reviews both books in the series.

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Last weekend Danielle and I went to Borders so Danielle could check out the Buffy graphic novels and I could pick up Watchmen. While in the graphic novel section I started looking around to see what new books were out in this space and I came across Beyond Wonderland and Return to Wonderland, two comics in Zenoscope‘s Grimm Fairy Tales line. From the busty cover on Beyond Wonderland, I thought it might be like Clamp’s Mi

Jan 12, 2014 rated it liked it
Shelves: sequential-art
"The Charles Mansion Version of Disneyland" - so Calies treffende Beschreibung von Raven Gregorys umgewandelten Mythos des Wunderlands, einem psychotischen Märchen nicht für kleine Mädchen, sondern für Liebhaber von Horrorstories, in dem die Frauen sexy sind, die Monster riesig und das Blut reichlich fließt.
BEYOND WONDERLAND ist der zweite Teil einer Trilogie. Im ersten Teil ist Calie zum Schluß dem Wonderland entkommen, dem aus jeder Generation ein Kind geopfert werden muss, damit es sich nich
Rick Hunter
May 29, 2014 rated it really liked it
Recommends it for: adult fans of Alice in Wonderland
I had never heard of this series, but just happened to stumble upon it while looking for something to read on I had no idea this was part of a larger series until I started reading and there were footnotes explaining what had happened previously and where to find it. I'll have to track down the rest of the series later so I can have the whole story.

Raven Gregory is the writer for the series. I have no idea whether this person is male or a female so I don't know what pronoun to us
Jul 19, 2013 rated it it was amazing
This is the second book in the trilogy and the one that I like the best. It made me care about Cailie a lot more. Watching her struggle to lead a normal life while always worrying about Wonderland coming for her sets the tone for this book. Seeing her struggle with the paranoia and the guilt of lying to everyone rounds out her character well. I think it makes Cailie more likable and you find yourself being able to relate to her.

I like that we also get to see more about the twists and turns that
Jan 04, 2012 rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics
The second in the Wonderland Trilogy is a bit better than the first. There's more of a story, some questions from "Return to Wonderland" are answered, and it's a bit less gratuitous (but not much). Overall, if you made the mistake of buying the entire series while it was on sale (like I did) it might be worth reading if you've already made the mistake of reading "Return to Wonderland" since it answers a few questions and has a slightly better story, but it's not good enough to justify picking th ...more
Joe Sergi
Feb 26, 2012 rated it liked it
I recently picked up Return to Wonderland and found it pleasantly disturbing. These books feature top notch horror and not for the faint of heart. But, if you love your stories dark and disturbing. This is the book for you. I would start with the Return to Wonderland Trade. Then move onto the Tales of Wonderland trades (volume 1 and volume 2)and then the Beyond Wonderland trade before tackling escape from wonderland. (Or you can just Wikipedia the story to catch up).
Declan Waters
Sep 25, 2016 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: comics
A fun, but slightly weak follow up to the 'Return to Wonderland' series. This one is set in modern day America and Calie is on the run from her past, whilst dealing with a new name, pregnancy and a deteriorating relationship with her boyfriend - Brandon.

Featuring the same style as the rest of the Wonderland series this is let down by it's location... being based in New York allows for some use of famous buildings and monuments but none of the Wonderland backdrop.
Nov 06, 2013 rated it it was amazing
Shelves: 2013, 1-2010-2019, alice
Return to Wonderland 2007 to 2008
Return to Wonderland Annuals 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012
Beyond Wonderland 2008 - 2009
Escape from Wonderland 2009 - 2010

Wonderland V1, V2, V3 2012 - 2013
Tales From Wonderland 2008 - 2009

Alice = 2012
Down the Rabbit Hole 2013
Throught the Looking Glass 2013-2014

Call of Wonderland 2012
Madness of Wonderland 2013
Sarah Crawford
Jan 15, 2016 rated it liked it
Callie has terrible dreams about Wonderland. Further, she finds out she's pregnant by her boyfriend who has left her. The whole book is about Wonderland's efforts to get Callie to return. There's lots of blood and gore on Earth due to what they are doing.

Callie has her baby, and it's taken by someone back to Wonderland.
Mar 11, 2014 rated it really liked it
If you read the first book you know how maddening the books might become. This one in particular was not a hard read to follow. It's all about the motivation for Alice's daughter's return to wonderland. We also get to learn some of the reasons for Wonderland's existence. It a bit of a gruesome tale, but if you enjoyed the first book you'll enjoy this next one.
A dark and twisted sequel to "Return to Wonderland." This one is a little heavy on exposition and explanation but still delightfully twisted. I would have liked to see more of Wonderland and (spoiler) Johnny, but it's a nice continuation of the story, at the very least..
May 05, 2012 rated it really liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Quite a dark continuation to Grimm Fairy Tales: Return to Wonderland, just as violent, just as scantily clad, and just as well drawn.
I read the individual issues as they came out -- devoured them.

then I read the whole mini-series on June 11, 2010
May 16, 2013 rated it really liked it
I'm not really read graphic novels before, they never really interested me, but this one I enjoy. The drawings and colours were fantastic.
Will think about read more,maybe from this series
Brandi Johnson
Story is good, however it's not really my cup of tea. And the orientation of the speech bubbles annoys me!
May 15, 2012 rated it liked it
Shelves: graphic-novels
Not as good as The Return...
But I'm willing to put that down to her hormones...
Hope the next one is as good as the first...
Mar 05, 2013 rated it it was amazing
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Executive Editor/Staff Writer of Zenescope Entertainment

Raven Gregory was born in Phoenix, Arizona in 1979, the youngest of three brothers.

Discovered in 2000 by then Vice President of Publishing at Top Cow Productions, Renae Geerlings, his first professionally published work was the critically acclaimed creator owned independent comic series, The Gift, in 2003. The hit series would later be publis
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Wonderland (1 - 10 of 22 books)
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  • Grimm Fairy Tales:  Tales from Wonderland vol 2
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