Sonny Strait, artist on “ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt,” is back at it with a fun cartoon about the process of helping to create new ElfQuest tales. Sonny has recently been taking sketch suggestions from fans and got a request to do a drawing of what it’s like working on ElfQuest with Wendy and Richard Pini. […]
You’ve asked. We reply. Question: How does the current coronavirus situation affect the future of “Elfquest – Stargazer’s Hunt”? Answer: The pipeline for new comics – from publisher to printer to distributor to retail shop to you – is effectively shut down indefinitely. Issue #4 of EQ-SH was scheduled for May 13, 2020; No one […]
“In the trees, as you please – on the ground … um, we’re all tree-bound.” Everyone is doing their best to stay healthy and sane in these trying times as we face the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic. Remember the Kickstarter campaign that got our three gorgeous art books funded? One of the perks was an ElfQuest […]
Dear readers, fellow creators, friends: There’s no happy way to say this – it’s time to hunker down and stay close and safe. In the face of the growing coronavirus outbreak, we – Wendy and Richard – have made the difficult and frankly heartbreaking decision to cancel personal appearances for the remainder of 2020. This […]
Dark Horse Comics has released a preview of issue 3 of “ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt” on comiccon.com. See the preview here! The full issue is out in print and digital editions on Wednesday, March 11 wherever comics are sold.
Dark Horse Comics has released the cover and issue synopsis for issue #4 of “ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt.” Skywise the stargazer is gone, lost within the vastness of trackless space. His daughter, the fabulous Jink, sets out on her own quest to find him and return him to the elves’ Star Home. She has no […]
Issue 2 of “ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt” is here and so is a new episode of the ElfQuest Show podcast! In episode 43, David and guest host Michael McAdam discuss Timmain’s reveal to her lifemate Skywise, of her secret connection to Cutter, the stargazer’s “brother in all but blood,” and Skywise’s explosive reaction. David and Michael […]
The second issue of the new series “ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt” from Dark Horse Comics is here! Skywise has always been the companion to the hero, Cutter Kinseeker. But now Cutter is gone, his body part of the reborn Father Tree, his spirit free to roam. Life goes on for the stargazer; he now has […]
Dark Horse Comics has released an exclusive four-page preview of the second issue of “ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt” on geek culture website Adventures in Poor Taste. The full issue is available in print and digital editions wherever comics are sold on January 8, 2020.
In episode 42 of The ElfQuest Show podcast, David Mizejewski and guest host Tanya Scott-Thomas to react to the premiere issue ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt. David and Tanya discuss the art collaboration between Wendy Pini and series artist Sonny Strait, the first glimpse of life on the Starhome, Strongbow’s grief, Jink as a child, Venka’s […]
The premiere issue of the new series ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt is here from Dark Horse Comics! When ElfQuest: The Final Quest concluded, it ended the hero’s journey of Cutter Kinseeker, chief of the Wolfriders. But that was only the start of a new adventure for Cutter’s ”brother in all but blood,” Skywise. Now the stargazer elf, […]
Dark Horse Comics has released the cover art of issue 2 of the brand new series “ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt.” Here’s the issue synopsis. SPOILER WARNING: Skywise has always been the companion to the hero, Cutter Kinseeker. But now Cutter is gone, his body part of the reborn Father Tree, his spirit free to roam. […]
Dark Horse Comics has released three pages from the premiere issue of the exciting new ElfQuest series Stargazer’s Hunt, which follows the new adventures of the astronomer elf Skywise after the completion of Wolfrider chief Cutter’s Final Quest. See the full preview exclusively at comicbook.com here. ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt is available on Wednesday, November […]
In the mid-1980s Charles Meyerson wrote a 6-installment series for First Comics on “The Origins of Independent Comics.” Part 4 focused on ElfQuest. Richard and Wendy were – and are – proud to have been included. It’s a good read. Charlie has now made the full interview series available online. Read it (part 4 specifically) […]
Dark Horse Comics has announced the latest installment in its ElfQuest omnibus series. The Complete ElfQuest Volume 7 debuts in February 2020 and will collect the entire Final Quest series into one giant book. Previously collected in four smaller color graphic novels, this new omnibus collection will showcase the art in black and white in keeping with […]
You’ve heard us mention, in various interviews, that one of Hollywood’s problems with Elfquest has always been the adult tone of some of its material. Well, EQ artist Sonny Strait (with tongue firmly planted in cheek) has an answer for that: “Li’l Elfquest!” Think it’ll fly?
Wendy Pini spoke for about half an hour in front of a large audience at San Diego Comic-Con International 2019, fielding questions while doing a character sketch of Cutter at the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund live art jam. Attendees watched the process on a large projection screen. This video captures that magic and is […]
Wendy and Richard Pini have announced a brand new ElfQuest series coming from Dark Horse Comics! The first issue of ElfQuest - Stargazer's Hunt will premiere on November 13, 2019. The Pinis joined ElfQuest Show podcast host David Mizejewski to talk all about what they have in store for new series.
Wendy and Richard Pini have been inducted into the Will Eisner Hall of Fame. The Pinis were nominated for this illustrious distinction earlier this year along with fourteen other well-deserving individuals in the "voter's choice" category. Voting was open to all comics industry professionals, whose votes were tallied to select just five of the fourteen nominees for induction. The winners were announced at the annual Eisner Awards gala at San Diego Comic-Con International 2019.
Wendy and Richard Pini were interviewed by Kari Lane of Popcorn Talk at San Diego Comic-Con International 2019. The Pinis talked about their perspective on storytelling, the autobiographical nature of ElfQuest and the different publishers they’ve worked with over the years. They even dropped a tease for the new series ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt that […]