tale of sand

BOOM! & Archaia Editors-in-Chief
BOOM! & Archaia Editors-in-Chief
Last week comic book publisher BOOM! Studios announced it had acquired Archaia Entertainment with a view to positioning the company behind award-winning books like David Petersen’s Mouse Guard and the Jim Henson’s A Tale of Sand by Ramón Pérez as a fully functioning imprint, with Archaia’s staff and corporate culture intact. It was good news for both Los Angeles-based publishers, but not necessari
The Stephanie Brown Memorial Awards: ComicsAlliance's Best Comics of 2012, Part 1
The Stephanie Brown Memorial Awards: ComicsAlliance's Best Comics of 2012, Part 1
We didn't realize when we set out to list our favorite comic books of 2012 that it had been such a fun year to be a fan of the medium that we all love so much. The last twelve months offered readers a wide variety of work ranging from the most crowd-pleasing superhero epics to the most idiosyncratic of indies; the return of much missed mangaka and the emergence of exciting new talent; a new crowd-
‘Daredevil’ and ‘Tale of Sand’ Lead Nominees for 2012 Eisner Awards
‘Daredevil’ and ‘Tale of Sand’ Lead Nominees for 2012 Eisner Awards
Comic-Con International has announced the nominees for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards -- popularly known as the Oscars of comics -- to be given out this year during the mighty San Diego convention. Categories range from Best Single Issue to Best Inker to Best Publication Design, and coming in with the most nominations of all is Marvel Comics' Daredevil...
Jim Henson’s Lost ‘Tale Of Sand’ Screenplay Returns As Graphic Novel [20-Page Preview]
Jim Henson’s Lost ‘Tale Of Sand’ Screenplay Returns As Graphic Novel [20-Page Preview]
Written by Jim Henson and his frequent collaborator Jerry Juhl, Tale Of Sand was a completed 1974 screenplay discovered in the late master's archives. The dark and decidedly surreal story follows an unnamed man who finds himself in a tiny town that, even though it's in the middle of a seemingly endless desert, contains all manners of cultural anachronisms like swinging jazz clubs, monkeys playing