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.
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.
A truly spooky panel from Storyteller
very different to most monthly comics) it combines to make something truly
special. It also has something that Issue 1 missed out on, which was having a
scene that reminded you of just why Fairytales, when presented in their
unsanitised ‘Disneyfied’ form, still terrify today. That scene also makes the
later developments of the issue feel more earned and the final resolution
to argue is that its pretty easy to figure out how the story will resolve
itself and that perhaps as a stand alone issue it could stand to be a bit
longer. But when it comes with such gorgeous artwork, I’ll frankly take what I
is available from Comixology or your local comic retailer.