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Preview: Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies HC

Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Matt Smith, Benjamin Schipper, Tyler Jenkins, Celia Lowenthal
Artist: Matt Smith, Benjamin Schipper, Tyler Jenkins, Celia Lowenthal
Cover Artist: Stan Sakai
Colorists: Dan Jackson, Hilary Jenkins
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Price: $24.99

It’s not the stories you tell, but how they are told.

The critically acclaimed Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Fairies showcases four enchanting tales of fairies and their mystical realms, inspired by folklore from around the world and told in the spirit of Jim Henson’s beloved television series.

Featuring an eclectic set of stories by some of today’s most original talent, including Matt Smith (Lake of Fire), Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings), and introducing Benjamin Schipper and Celia Lowenthal, this stunning hardcover edition also includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes look at the process and care taken in adapting each of the these timeless tales.

Collects the complete 4-issue series.

Preview: Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies #4 (of 4)

Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies #4 (of 4)

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Celia Lowenthal
Artist: Celia Lowenthal
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Celia Lowenthal
Variant Cover: Sas Milledge
Price: $3.99

A young shepherd is lured to the realm of fairies, shrunken down to their size and in awe of their magical lands. He lives in great happiness there until one day he finds a fountain, which the fairies say can provide all of man’s desires. The shepherd is enticed, but like many things in the realm of fairies, not everything is what it seems.

Preview: Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies #3 (of 4)

Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies #3 (of 4)

Publisher: Archaia, BOOM! Studios
Writer: Tyler Jenkins
Artist: Tyler Jenkins
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Tyler Jenkins
Subscription Cover: Sas Milledge
Price: $3.99

Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings) brings life to the Menehune, the fairies of Hawaiian folklore.

Preview: Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies #2 (of 4)

Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies #2 (of 4)

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Benjamin Schipper
Artist: Benjamin Schipper
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Benjamin Schipper
Subscription Cover: Sas Milledge

Based on a Danish folktale titled “Faerie Hill,” legend has it that any king who goes hither to meet the Fairy Queen will be cast under a spell, forever changed, and mad…

Preview: Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies #1

Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Fairies #1

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Matt Smith
Artist: Matt Smith
Cover Artists:
Main Cover: Matt Smith
Subscription Connecting Cover: Sas Milledge
Colorist: Dan Jackson
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Price: $3.99

The critically acclaimed Jim Henson’s The Storyteller celebrates four mythic tales of fairies inspired by folklore from around the world and told in the spirit of Jim Henson’s beloved television series.

In this first issue, rising newcomer Matt Smith (Lake of Fire, Barbarian Lord) 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.

Upcoming issues will include stories by Benjamin Schipper, Tyler Jenkins, and Celia Lowenthal.

Jim Henson’s ‘The Storyteller’ Expands with Debut of ‘Fairies’ in December 2017

BOOM! Studios and The Jim Henson Company have announced their fourth Storyteller collaboration with Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Fairies, a four-issue limited series debuting in December featuring stand-alone stories by Matt Smith, Benjamin Schipper, Tyler Jenkins, and Celia Lowenthal.

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 latest Storyteller series from BOOM! Studios, following Witches (2014), Dragons (2015), and Giants (2016).

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.