Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Shapeshifters #1

Writer: Andre R Frattino Artist: Nori Retherford Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: March 2, 2022 Cover Price: $4.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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The Ringo Award-winning anthology series returns with four tales of Shapeshifters from around the world!

Writer Andre R. Frattino (Simon Says: Nazi Hunter) spins a tale about the Celtic myth of the Children of Lir.

Dain, a nefarious, power-hungry user and Li's brother-in-law, plots to steal the throne from Lir and his family by turning Lir's children into swans and ascending the throne himself.

Fionna, the oldest, wants only to gain revenge against Dain, in order to continue her quest to help her father secure his fierce and fearsome legacy as a renowned warrior.

While Fionna attempts to find a way to break more

  • 9.7
    Geek'd Out - Muriel Truax Mar 2, 2022

    Additionally, the paneling and artwork is simple and easy to follow, yet pleasing and not too minimal. As the oldest girl in a large family, I grew up relating closely to myths about oldest girls on quests to break family curses. As such, revisiting the Children of Lir in this comic retelling was somewhat emotional for me, yet wholesome and rewarding. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Mar 2, 2022

    Retherford delivers some fantastic visuals throughout every page. The art style is beautiful and filled with great imagery. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Major Spoilers - Christopher Rondeau Mar 8, 2022

    Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Shapeshifters #1 is consistently good and deserves more attention for the ability to tell a simple story incredibly well. Read Full Review

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