Snow Angels (comic)

Snow Angels is a 10-part comics miniseries created by writer Jeff Lemire and artist Jock, published by comiXology. The series focuses on two girls, Milliken (age 12) and Mae (age 8), as they struggle to survive in a frozen wasteland, hunted by the mysterious "Snowman".

Snow Angels
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Cover of Snow Angels #1 (February 16, 2021).
Art by Jock.
Publication information
PublishercomiXology
ScheduleMonthly
FormatMiniseries
GenreScience fiction
Publication dateFebruary 16, 2021 – present
No. of issues10
Creative team
Created byJeff Lemire
Jock
Written byJeff Lemire
Artist(s)Jock
Letterer(s)Steve Wands
Editor(s)Will Dennis
Tyler Jennes (assistant)
Collected editions
Snow Angels – Volume 1ISBN 9781506726489
Snow Angels – Volume 2ISBN 9781506726496

Publication HistoryEdit

The series was originally teased in late October 2020 via various social media channels with a video revealing only the title of the project,the creators' names, and the publisher.[1] A full announcement followed in mid November.[2] The series debuted digitally as a part of the comiXology Originals line with Dark Horse Comics printing the book later. In tandem with the release of Snow Angels #1, Amazon released "Snow Angels: A Short Story", written by Lemire, on Kindle[3] and Audible (narrated by Jennifer Ikeda).[4]

Season One
Title Release Date Medium
Snow Angels #1[5] February 16, 2021 Digital issue
Snow Angels #2[6] March 16, 2021
Snow Angels #3[7] April 20, 2021
Snow Angels #4[8] May 18, 2021
Snow Angels – Season One[9] June 22, 2021 Digital collection
Snow Angels – Volume 1[10] February 1, 2022 Trade paperback
Season Two
Title Release Date Medium
Snow Angels – Season Two #1[11] June 22, 2021 Digital issue
Snow Angels – Season Two #2[12] July 20, 2021
Snow Angels – Season Two #3[13] August 17, 2021
Snow Angels – Season Two #4[14] September 21, 2021
Snow Angels – Season Two #5[15] October 2021
Snow Angels – Season Two #6[16] November 2021
Snow Angels – Season Two[17] February 1, 2022 Digital collection
Snow Angels – Volume 2[18] June 8, 2022 Trade paperback

ReceptionEdit

Many reviewers praised the first issue for its design and intriguing premise, though some criticized it as being overly familiar, especially in Adventures in Poor Taste's review.[19] Over time, the reviews for the series trended upwards, with the central mystery commonly cited as a major part of the appeal.[20]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Lemire, Jeff. "Snow Angels teaser". Twitter.
  2. ^ Burlingame, Russ. "Snow Angels: Check Out This First Look at the ComiXology Series From Jeff Lemire and Jock". ComicBook.com.
  3. ^ Lemire, Jeff. "Snow Angels: A Short Story Kindle Edition". Amazon.
  4. ^ Lemire, Jeff. "Snow Angels: A Short Story". Audible.
  5. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels (comiXology Originals) #1". comiXology. Archived from the original on February 16, 2021.
  6. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels (comiXology Originals) #2". comiXology. Archived from the original on March 15, 2021.
  7. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels (comiXology Originals) #3". comiXology. Archived from the original on April 20, 2021.
  8. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels (comiXology Originals) #4". comiXology. Archived from the original on May 19, 2021.
  9. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Season One (comiXology Originals)". comiXology. Archived from the original on September 6, 2021.
  10. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "SNOW ANGELS VOLUME 1 TPB". Dark Horse.
  11. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Season Two (comiXology Originals) #1". comiXology. Archived from the original on June 22, 2021.
  12. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Season Two (comiXology Originals) #2". comiXology. Archived from the original on July 20, 2021.
  13. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Season Two (comiXology Originals) #3". comiXology. Archived from the original on August 17, 2021.
  14. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Season Two (comiXology Originals) #4". comiXology. Archived from the original on September 21, 2021.
  15. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Season Two (comiXology Originals) #5". comiXology. Archived from the original on October 26, 2021.
  16. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Season Two (comiXology Originals) #6". comiXology. Archived from the original on November 30, 2021.
  17. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Season Two (comiXology Originals)". comiXology. Archived from the original on September 8, 2021.
  18. ^ Lemire, Jeff; Jock. "Snow Angels Volume 2". Penguin Random House.
  19. ^ Gullapalli, Vishal. "'Snow Angels' #1 review". Adventures in Poor Taste.
  20. ^ "SNOW ANGELS". Comic Book Roundup.