Your First Look at JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: TRICKSTERS #2 from BOOM! Studios
New York Times Bestselling Author Jordan Ifueko Weaves Mischievous Plot withTrickster Eshu in April 2021
LOS ANGELES, CA (March 23, 2021) – BOOM! Studios revealed today the first look of JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: TRICKSTERS #2, the next issue of a new comic book series based on the Emmy Award-winning classic television show, Jim Henson’s The Storyteller, presenting several extraordinary folk tales of legendary tricksters from the four corners of the world. New York Times bestselling author Jordan Ifueko (Raybearer), rising star artist Erin Kubo, and letterer Jim Campbell present the next standalone chapter, available in April 2021.
A teen Yoruba village girl summons the great god of mischief, Eshu, to coerce her crush, a dashing hunter, to break up with his sweetheart and marry her instead. Eshu agrees to help her, revelling at the chance to wreak havoc with them all…only to find that the village girl had a mischievous plot all of her own.
JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: TRICKSTERS #2 will feature main cover art by artist Peach Momoko (Power Rangers) and variant cover art by artist Dani Pendergast (NPR).
JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: TRICKSTERS is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ ambitious Archaia imprint, home to graphic novels such as Bolivar by Sean Rubin; Mouse Guard by David Petersen; Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys; The Sacrifice of Darkness by Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne-Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby; Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank “Big Black” Smith, Jared Reinmuth, and Ameziane, We Served the People by Emei Burell, and licensed series including Lev Grossman’s The Magicians by Lilah Sturges and Pius Bak, as well as Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance and Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Coronation.
Print copies of JIM HENSON’S THE STORYTELLER: TRICKSTERS #2 will be available for sale on April 21, 2021 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire.