Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches #1 arrives this week from Archaia, and BOOM! Studios sent us a sneak peek.

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Witches #1 (of 4)
Imprint: Archaia
Writer: S.M. Vidaurri
Artist: S.M. Vidaurri

WHY WE LOVE IT: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller is a beloved celebration of fairy tales and folklore. After releasing a critically acclaimed graphic novel we’re thrilled to bring the property’s magic to single issues. In the spirit of Henson’s inventive imagination, this series dives into the mythology of witches and witchcraft through the ages with an incredible blend of art styles and storytelling techniques, taking full advantage of the comics medium.

WHY YOU’LL LOVE IT: Four anthology-style one-shots explore classic witch stories and fairy tales from all over the world, each told by a different creator with a breathtaking style and original voice. It’s tales of magic and wonder as only these storytellers could imagine them.

WHAT IT’S ABOUT: In the first of four stand-alone issues, S.M. Vidaurri, writer and watercolor illustrator of the award-winning graphic novel IRON: OR, THE WAR AFTER, unfolds the stunning tale of “The Magic Swan Goose & the Lord of the Forest.” When her brother is kidnapped by a witch, a young princess must venture into the mysterious forest beyond the castle. There, the Lord of the Forest, an armor clad spirit who watches over the wilderness, comes to her aid, but the princess must rely on her wits to discover who she can trust before her family is cursed forever.

StorytellerWitches01_coverB StorytellerWitches01_PRESS-1 StorytellerWitches01_PRESS-3 StorytellerWitches01_PRESS-4 StorytellerWitches01_PRESS-5 StorytellerWitches01_PRESS-6 StorytellerWitches01_PRESS-7 StorytellerWitches01_PRESS-8

via BOOM! Studios

The Author

Robot Overlord

Robot Overlord

Warning: Pregnant women, the elderly, and children under 10 should avoid prolonged exposure to the Robot Overlord. Robot Overlord may suddenly accelerate to dangerous speeds. The Robot Overlord contains a liquid core, which if exposed due to rupture, should not be touched, inhaled, or looked at. If Robot Overlord begins to smoke, get away immediately. Seek shelter and cover head. Do not taunt the Robot Overlord.

Previous post

SNEAK PEEK: Sons of Anarchy #13

Next post

SNEAK PEEK: Translucid #6

No Comment

You know you have something to say, say it in the comment section