The Storyteller HC by Katie Cook
(Jim Henson's the Storyteller)

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When people told themselves their past with stories, explained their present with stories, foretold the future with stories...the best place by the fire was kept for...The Storyteller! Archaia and The Jim Henson Company are proud to present all-new tales of fantastic wonder and extraordinary myth, as told from the tongue of The Storyteller and his loyal canine companion! Witness worded wonderment from a cavalcade of crafty creators, including Roger Langridge (The Muppet Show Comic), Marjorie Liu (Black Widow), Ron Marz (Green Lantern, Artifacts), Jeff Parker (Hulk, Thunderbolts), Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray (Jonah Hex), Jim McCann (Return of the Dapper Men), Francesco Francavilla (Detective Comics), J.L. Meyer (Lady Pendragon), Tom Fowler (Green Arrow, Batman), Chris Eliopoulos (Pet Avengers), Colleen Coover (Spider-Man), Janet K. Lee (Emma), and many more!
 

About Katie Cook

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Chris "Elio" Eliopoulosis a professional illustrator and cartoonist from Chicago! He is also an adjunct professor at Columbia College Chicago in the art and design department. He is the writer and artist on several all-ages graphic novels and series: "Okie Dokie Donuts" published by Top Shelf; "Gabba Ball!" published by Oni Press; and "Monster Party" published by Koyama Press. Other clients include Disney Animation Studios, Yo Gabba Gabba!, Nick Jr., Cloudkid, and Simon and Schuster. Roger Langridge has been producing comics for over twenty years. Most recently, he has attracted critical attention for his work on the Harvey Award-winning THE MUPPET SHOW COMIC BOOK (BOOM! Studios) and THOR: THE MIGHTY AVENGER (Marvel Comics); other works of note include Marvel's FIN FANG FOUR, Fantagraphics' ZOOT! and ART D'ECCO (in collaboration with his brother Andrew), and the NCS, Ignatz, Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated comic book FRED THE CLOWN. He currently lives in London with his wife Sylvie and their two children. Jeff Parker is the author of the novel Ovenman (Tin House Books). His short fiction and nonfiction have appeared in The Best American Nonrequired Reading, Matrix, Ploughshares, The Walrus, and others. He and artist William Powhida collaborated on the collection of images and stories The Back of the Line (DECODE). With Mikhail Iossel he edited Rasskazy: New Fiction From a New Russia (Tin House Books) and Amerika: Russian Writers View the United States (Dalkey Archive). He is currently the Acting Director of the MA in the Field of Creative Writing program at the University of Toronto.
 
Published December 27, 2011 by Boom Entertainment. 120 pages
Genres: Comics & Graphic Novels, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books. Fiction

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A cozy fire, a craggy-faced old gabber who likes nothing more than to spin yarns at his dog (who talks, with a mean streak of sarcasm), and a beautiful mélange of fabulist tales make this volume a glo

Dec 05 2011 | Read Full Review of The Storyteller HC (Jim Henso...

Fantasy Literature

Some of the stories are long and some are short, but in the space of this 135-page, four-part book, we get to “hear” nine stories: “Old Nick & The Peddler,” “The Milkmaid & Her Pail,” “An Agreement Between Friends,” “Old Fire Dragaman,” “Puss in Boots,” “The Frog Who Became an Emperor,” “The Cran...

Jun 07 2013 | Read Full Review of The Storyteller HC (Jim Henso...

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Minghella was a leading creator of the program, and rumor has it that he is the reason the Storyteller’s dog speaks (he assumed that any animal in a Jim Henson production would speak, therefore the dog would be a talker).

Dec 13 2011 | Read Full Review of The Storyteller HC (Jim Henso...

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Minghella was a leading creator of the program, and rumor has it that he is the reason the Storyteller’s dog speaks (he assumed that any animal in a Jim Henson production would speak, therefore the dog would be a talker).

Apr 23 2014 | Read Full Review of The Storyteller HC (Jim Henso...

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