BOOM! Studios announced the creative teams for all four issues of Jim Hensen’s The Storyteller: Tricksters, a comic book series based on the classic television show, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller, presenting several folk tales of legendary tricksters from the four corners of the world. Each issue will feature a new creative team, with the first issue, by writer Jonathan Rivera, artist Jade Zhang, and letterer Jim Campbell, featuring the most famous trickster of all, Anansi, available in March 2021.
Fans of this fantastical series can also look forward to even more stories about their favorite tricksters of legend with the second issue, written by author Jordan Ifueko and illustrated by rising star artist Erin Kubo, featuring a teen Yoruba village girl who matches wits against the great god of mischief, Eshu.
The third issue, written by poet and author Amal El-Mohtar and illustrated by cartoonist Isa Hanssen, about the legendary fox Reynard and his scheme to get rich quick. The fourth issue by cartoonist Robin Kaplan and illustrator and comics artist A.L. Kaplan features gods Loki and Thor as they crash the wedding of the century!
Every issue of Jim Hensen’s The Storyteller: Tricksters will feature main cover art by artist Peach Momoko and variant cover art by artist Dani Pendergast.
Print copies of Jim Hensen’s The Storyteller: Tricksters will be available for sale on March 17, 2021.