is a stick figure who serves the strip as star, title and ad hoc narrator. He (she?)
also has a hat.
is a little girl whose insatiable curiosity isn't entirely
due to her mysterious case of amnesia. She seems to possess some unusual abilities connected to
the Canvas of the Imagination.
is a friend of Xorph's, who seems relatively calm about being drawn into the danger
and mysteries the three of them face. His quick wit has earned him the admiration of the Alice
and the enmity of Nightmare. He is the only (human) regular cast member with visible ears.
began as angry and sullen (due largely to the antics of Poly),
and has since grown into an enemy of terrifying power who bears Alice a particular grudge. She
is some cats.
owns and operates a greasy spoon diner on the outskirts of the Canvas. He and
Xorph share a mysterious hat-based connection. Alice owes him some bread.
The Bad Dreams
are the creatures--apparently allies or servants of Nightmare--that first
attacked Alice in the dark. They have since appeared in her actual dreams, which is kind of meta.