Dark Horse Comics is both proud and sad to announce the end of ElfQuest: The Final Quest. After 40 years of genre bending and award-winning content, Wendy and Richard Pini are stepping away from their beloved series to take a well-deserved break and to focus on other projects and ventures.
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Be sure to pick up the second issue of Elfquest: The Final Quest, which hit the stands on Wednesday, March 26! It continues the tremendous tradition of excellence provided by Wendy Pini, who I have the honor of interviewing in this landmark 125th episode of the podcast! We discuss how Elfquest has progressed over the last few decades and continues now with Dark Horse, who is doing an excellent job of promoting this classic comic that you should be reading! Be sure to listen in! Don’t miss my fun interview with Marvel artist Steve Pugh, who does a great job
Press Release In 1978, Wendy and Richard Pini first published what would become one of the most revered classic-fantasy epics in comics. Today, ElfQuest continues to capture the imaginations of readers of all ages, as Chief Cutter and his Wolfriders battle savage humans, forge lasting alliances, and discover strange new lands in this ultimate fantasy adventure!
In an industry that expects readers to turn over every five or six years, some books are simply so good they resonate with generation after generation of comics fans. This week, ElfQuest is back, and I expect it to gain a whole new legion of fans as it races on to the end of an era.
Press Release Dark Horse kicked off C2E2 in style, with what is sure to be some of the biggest news of the weekend. Attendees of the Diamond Retailers Summit were the first to hear the publisher’s announcement of an all-new series in one of comics’ most storied worlds!
Press Release Geek Icon STEPHANIE THORPE to moderate panel celebrating 35th Anniversary of legendary comic series “ElfQuest” at the Emerald City Comic Con 2013 on Saturday, March 2, 2013.
Press Release Actor/Producer/Content Creator STEPHANIE THORPE is gathering her geek girlfriends for the “Geek Girls Create” panel at WonderCon in Anaheim, CA on March 17th, 2012. Thorpe, who premiered her highly acclaimed, fan-made, non-profit trailer “ElfQuest: A Fan Imagining” at WonderCon 2011, returns to discuss the ups and downs of living, loving and creating geek culture.
Press Release Elves are descending on San Diego at Comic Con International 2011 for the panel “ElfQuest: From the Woods to the Web” on Friday, July 22nd at 8pm. New media producers/actors Stephanie Thorpe (GOLD: Night of the Zombie King) and Paula Rhodes (A Good Knight’s Quest) are responsible for the current phenomenon of fan resurgence in the mystical comic book series ElfQuest, created by Wendy and Richard Pini in 1978.
Here’s the full look at the fan made, Pini supported, $5,000 budgeted ElfQuest fan film that made its online premiere yesterday. While this visually is very nice, and fan films are certainly a way to keep characters and properties alive, I kind of wish producers/actors Stephanie Thorpe and Paula Rhodes would have developed more of a story in this piece instead of trying to cram as many characters as they could into the extended trailer. But still a great job. Now, if this fan film can get more people to check out the source material and more importantly BUY the
What if the Richard and Wendy Pini series, ElfQuest were made into a live action film? Guess no longer as fans have come together to give us their interpretation.
Wendy and Richard Pini have teamed up with Warner Bros. to bring their long running indie comic Elfquest to the silver screen.Â The film will be written by Rawson Thurber, who will also direct and produce. The original comic, which the Pinis initially self-published starting in 1978, followed a tribe of elves known as the Wolfriders in their attempts to survive and link with other dispersed elves on an Earth-like planet with two moons while on the lookout for tribes of humans and trolls, both of which acted as allies and enemies. There have been multiple attampts to make the