Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, the sequel to Alice's Adventures in Wonderland, was written in 1871, since then there have been numerous depictions of Alice drawn by many different illustrators. Alice, one of Disney's most popular characters in history, has gone through many changes in her appearance, and this one most recent change for a recent paperback version has caught the eye of Alice fans and manga fans from around the world.

Filipino illustrator Kriss Sison is the man behind the illustrations for this new 320 page paperback version of Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass. Originally published in August of this year, it currently is the number one selling paperback on Amazon Japan, as collectors are flocking to buy up this one-of-a-kind special edition. This edition is not, however, a manga version of Alice in Wonderland. What it is, it's a paperback that contains both original texts of Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass and What Alice Found There, along with 100 black and white illustrations and several color pin-ups, all illustrated by Kris:

Kriss Sison's Alice

Tea party by John Tenniel 1871

Tea party by Kriss Sison 2014




It's always interesting to see these old, iconic characters transform over time and get more and more modern looking. In a rapidly changing world, where ideals of beauty and appearance are constantly evolving, even cartoon and animation characters have to change their look.