Joellyn Auklandus, writer on ElfQuest’s “Kahvi,” “Hidden Years” and “Wild Hunt” series and creator of characters such as Lehrigen and Teir, shares her heartfelt thoughts on the conclusion of the Final Quest. SPOILERS below for issue 24 of the Final Quest. And so it is . . . the last issue is out, the end […]
The door to Feels-ville swings both ways. We are just now returned to Los Angeles after a week-long, 2500-mile road trip. First stop was a packed signing at the Portland, Oregon Things From Another World comic shop, to celebrate the release of “Elfquest – Final Quest” #24, the concluding chapter of Cutter’s forty-year hero’s journey. […]
Wendy and Richard Pini were interviewed by SYFY for their livestream at Emerald City Comic Con. If you missed it, click through to watch the whole interview.
Wendy and Richard Pini Conclude ElfQuest, Launch Appearance Tour and Exclusive Social Media Giveaway
AFTER 40 YEARS, WENDY AND RICHARD PINI HAVE ANNOUNCED THE CONCLUSION OF THE LONGEST RUNNING AMERICAN FANTASY COMIC BOOK SERIES - ELFQUEST. Following the release of the final issue on February 28, the Pinis will embark on a Year-Long “40 Years of Pointed Ears” appearance tour. Celebration to include exclusive social media giveaway.
The final issue of “ElfQuest – The Final Quest” is here, and with it comes the completion of the epic Hero’s Journey of Cutter Kinseeker, the Blood of Ten Chiefs, introduced by Wendy and Richard Pini on this very day forty years ago. Get the issue from your local comics shop, order it from TFAW or download it from Dark […]
Dark Horse Comics has released an exclusive four-page preview of issue 24 of the Final Quest, along with a press release celebrating the End of the Quest. The full issue will be released in comics shops and online on February 28.
The Final Quest draws ever closer to its conclusion. In this episode, Ryan and David tackle issue #23, an emotional rollercoaster with heart and heartbreak in equal measure and the penultimate chapter of the saga. They discuss Windkin’s lethal work, Dewshine’s threat, Dart’s full circle, Two-Edge’s valor, the Go-Backs’ armor, Treestump’s dream, the mystery of […]
A new book by Dan Gearino called Comic Shop: The Retail Mavericks Who Gave Us a New Geek Culture explores the evolution of the comics direct market and modern American comics shops, both of which were important to the success of Elfquest in the late 1970’s and early 1980’s. The first edition of the Original Quest (published […]
Lisa Murakami posted a letter to the Elfquest Facebook Page about sharing Elfquest with her 7-year-old son. Male role-models in media are still grossly lacking (or just gross), and Elfquest’s men make more sense to her. … he LOVES [the books] just as much as I did. And one thing I’ve noticed about them is […]
The ElfQuest 2018 Fan Art Calendar is here! Featuring thirteen fan-created illustrations–one for each month, plus the cover–the theme this year is “Entirely Ekuar.” Order yours today from the ElfQuest Redbubble Store.
The penultimate issue in the ultimate Elfquest series–Final Quest 23–is here! His forces decimated by Cutter’s fierce warrior tribe, the fanatical human commander presses on, risking all to destroy the elves in their forest lair. Lives are lost on both sides. To stop the bloodshed, Cutter’s adopted human daughter Shuna risks more than even […]
Sonny Strait, voice actor extraordinaire and accomplished artist, shares his thoughts on the last four years as colorist on ElfQuest: Final Quest.
Dark Horse Comics has released an exclusive four-page preview of issue 23 of the Final Quest via Bleeding Cool. The full issue will be released in comics shops and online on December 27. See the full preview here.
Dark Horse Comics has announced two new ElfQuest graphic novels for 2018. The Complete ElfQuest Volume 5 continues the canonical adventures of the Wolfriders. With Cutter leading his warriors against the human warlord Grohmul Djun, his chief-daughter Ember takes her tribemates far away into unknown lands, where she pits her skills and courage against new […]
Dark Horse Comics has released a special ElfQuest 40th anniversary “ashcan” promotional issue featuring special articles, tribe and character summaries, story chronology, and more. They have shipped a limited number of copies of this special publication to comics retailers for free distribution to promote ElfQuest, and will also be giving copies away at conventions […]
ElfQuest co-creator Wendy Pini is prominently featured in the documentary She Makes Comics, newly available on iTunes, Netflix, and Amazon. The film tells the little-known story of women in comics, highlighting the contributions they have made to the medium since the latter years of the 20th century as readers, creators, editors, and publishers. Wendy gets much-deserved […]
Dark Horse Comics has released the cover of Final Quest issue 24, the final issue in the series. Learn more about this milestone issue in this Comic Book Resources exclusive. The grand finale! What words can possibly do justice to this, the grand finale to the greatest ElfQuest series of them all? Forty years in the planning […]
Issue #22 of the Final Quest is a pivotal issue not only in the Final Quest series but in the entire 40-year-old ElfQuest saga–so much so that it took David and Ryan two episodes to discuss it. They talk Yun’s character development, the significance of High Winds Holt, the WaveDancers’ newfound purpose, Old Maggoty’s choice, the birth […]
Richard Pini recently attended Bing Comic-Con and did an interview with The AngryGeeks Show. Watch the interview below for Richard’s unique perspective on ElfQuest, including his definitive answer to questions about the ElfQuest movie.
In this special episode of the ElfQuest Show podcast, David interviews Comixology’s Tia Vasiliou, a long-time fan who helped put together the San Diego Comic-Con 2017 panel entitled “ElfQuest: An Intimate Conversation with Wendy and Richard Pini.” Download the episode or listen to it below to hear how this panel came to be, what questions […]