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The Storyteller Witches HC

Jim Henson’s Story Teller: Witches, features stories Inspired by folklore from around the world and all told in the spirit of Jim Henson’s beloved beloved television series.  This hardcover collects the watercolor story of “The Magic Swan Goose and the Lord of the Forest” from S.M. Vidaurri (Iron: Or, the War After), Spera artist Kyla Vanderklugt’s haunting tale of the Snow Witch, Matthew Dow Smith’s Phantom Isle, a  tale of a man shipwrecked on an island of witches, and the unproduced The Storyteller teleplay from The Jim Henson Company Archives, adapted by Jeff Stokely (Six-Gun Gorilla). Features an all-new cover illustration by Sonny Liew (The Shadow Hero) and the never-before-seen, unproduced The Storyteller teleplay from The Jim Henson Company Archives.

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The Storyteller Witches 2

When an old woodcutter and his young apprentice are caught in a blizzard, a mysterious woman dressed in white appears and freezes the woodcutter to death before eating his soul. She spares the apprentice if he vows never to tell of what he has seen, but keeping his word may not be so easy when he falls in love.

Writer:
Kyla Vanderklugt
Artist:
Kyla Vanderklugt
Publisher:
BOOM! – Archaia
Once again, it seems that Boom! have managed
to knock it out of the park. The Storyteller Witches Issue 2 is a change of
setting and art style from Issue 1, this time being a story based on Japanese
mythology. Though the art isn’t quite as expressive as Issue 1 which made the
text and art seamlessly blend into one, its still a wonderful art style with
some absolutely crisp and beautiful artwork...
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The Storyteller Witches 1

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 armour 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.
Writer:
S.M. Vidaurri
Artist:
S.M. Vidaurri
Publisher:
BOOM! – Archaia
As a reviewer I admit to certain fallibilities.
When you can sometimes end up reading 100 or so comics in less than a month and
certainly hundreds a year, your mind tends to shunt out anything that isn’t at
least some way different or unique. Even when you can admit something is
conventionally well written or crafted, you can baulk at reading the same
‘white dude finds himself’ ...
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