Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Sirens #1

Writer: Bartosz Sztybor Artist: Jakub Rebelka Publisher: Boom! Studios Release Date: April 3, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The critically acclaimed Jim Henson's The Storyteller celebrates four mythic tales of sirens, inspired by folklore from around the world and told in the spirit of Jim Henson's beloved television series.
In this first issue, Polish writer Sztybor Bartosz teams with artist Jakub Rebelka ( Judas ) to reimagine the classic Polish folktale " The Fisherman and the Mermaid".
The fisherman is not happy with his life. He works all the time, struggling to make ends meet rather than spending time with his wife and their daughter. On e day, while fishing, he hears a mermaid singing and the song overwhelms him with joy. He can't stop thinking abou more

  • 9.2
    Outright Geekery - Tony Dillard Apr 5, 2019

    A great opening chapter in a legendary series. It will delight both kids and the adults who grew up watching the show! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Corps - Tom Zimm Apr 3, 2019

    This rendition of the Jim Henson's story is a beautiful, yet minimalist, retelling of a classic tale layered with meaning. The backdrop of an ancient port city and a fisherman searching for fulfillment outside of his family, is haunting and timeless because of the messaging. It speaks of the danger associated with greed while overlooking the blessings that might be hidden right in front of our faces. I highly recommend this book for stories and not a few grown men. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    But Why Tho? - Max Funkey Apr 3, 2019

    Overall, I enjoyed Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Sirens #1.As I read it I was able to bask in the warmth of the nostalgia for something I loved. It didn't manage to reclaim the full magic of the series it is named after, but it still provides an entertaining and thoughtful experience. Fans of the original series should still read this, as well as anyone who likes a good, old-fashioned fairy tale. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Michael Fromm Apr 3, 2019

    For fans of the original series, Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Sirens #1 is good for the kids and for the inner-child. It's simplistic, but worth a look. Read Full Review

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