Aaron Bagley's Dream Comics: Goodnight

Type “vivid dreams during pandemic” into your favorite search engine and you’ll get countless articles related to an uptick in dreaming since the pandemic began. There are many theories that as to why there is a sudden increase in dreaming right now – but I’m not going to get into that. I’m here to say goodnight, for now. It’s been over two and a half years since I started posting weekly here at Seattle Review of Books! Since then I have been deep in my subconscious every week, creating work that served my sleeping self, and sleeping to serve my waking self. It’s a trippy thing. I have so much to say about it. Naturally, when the pandemic began I wasn’t shocked about my dreams because I have been dreaming since I can remember, and like I stated – spending a lot of my waking time in dreamland. So, I must say, it delights me to hear that people are currently dreaming more. Yes, there is pain, suffering, and confusion from the pandemic – but that doesn’t mean we can’t find some silver lining. Perhaps the world doesn’t need my dreams right now. Perhaps your own dreams are enough. I’m ok with that.

Thanks Martin and Paul for letting me sleep here for two and a half years. It’s been an honor to have my work on a site that is home to everything books. It has been an honor to tell people that I have a “web comic published by Seattle Review of Books”. If/when Seattle Review of Books rematerializes I will gladly return if Martin and Paul will have me.