JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER Expands with the Debut of FAIRIES in December 2017
From Jim Henson’s classic television show to the comic series, the Storyteller and his faithful dog have delighted and thrilled fans with myths, legends, and stories from all over the world. JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: FAIRIES is the latestStoryteller series from BOOM! Studios, following Witches (2014), Dragons (2015), and Giants (2016).
“The Storyteller television series used classic folklore as a showcase for Jim Henson’s incredible creativity,” says Cameron Chittock, BOOM! Studios associate editor. “We encourage the artists working on this property to approach their stories with the same creative tenacity. The artists for Fairies rose to the occasion in inspiring fashion. We can’t wait for fans to see the detail and imagination put into each tale.”
In JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: FAIRIES #1, Matt Smith reimagines “The Elf Queen and the Shepherd,” a tale of elven fairies in Iceland. When a Fairy Princess is cursed to the human realm and cursed to bring death with her, Grettir the Strong must discover the source of the trouble and break her curse. Future issues will focus on fairies from Hawaiian and Danish folklore.
JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: FAIRIES #1 features covers by Matt Smith and Sas Milledge (Mimon). Print copies will be available for sale at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or through the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and the BOOM! Studios app.
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