In 1982 the first five issues of the ElfQuest comic series were adapted into a prose novel by Wendy and Richard Pini. Titled Journey to Sorrow’s End, it expanded on the story, adding rich background details of Wolfrider and Sun Villager culture, and delving into the inner workings of the characters to an extent not […]
What the Eisner Awards are to comics, the Chesley Awards, given by the Association of Science-Fiction & Fantasy Artists (ASFA) and named after astronomical artist Chesley Bonestell, are to science-fiction and fantasy art. And this year our very own Wendy Pini has been nominated for ASFA’s Lifetime Artistic Achievement Award. Step 1 – Let’s hear […]
For nearly six hours in September, 2019, ElfQuest co-creator Wendy Pini sat down with Jon B. Cooke, editor of “Comic Book Creator” magazine, for one of the most candid, nothing-held-back interviews she’s ever given. In the article, titled Shadow and Sunlight: The Deep Sorrows and Radiant Joys of Wendy Fletcher Pini, Wendy goes deep into […]
Heads up! Masks up! We’ve been asked, and are proud to help support, the Heroes Wear Masks campaign being run by Facts2Health and the CDC Foundation. It’s a fact that wearing a mask helps prevent the spread of COVID-19, yet many still don’t get it. We feel that if even one person thinks, “If it’s […]
Wendy and Richard Pini recently sat down virtually with author Charles Barouch of the Concellation 2020 YouTube Channel, which features interviews with creators, celebrities and other notables in science fiction and fantasy. The Pinis talked about the production of their current comic series “ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt” during the COVID-19 pandemic and gave an update […]
The ElfQuest Show podcast is back with a new episode all about issue #3 of ElfQuest – Stargazer’s Hunt. Host David Mizejewski is joined by fellow long-time ElfQuest fan Heather Beschizza for a far-ranging discussion about Skywise’s titular quest and the unexpected turn it takes. They also unpack Timmain’s empathy, parallels between Rayek and Skywise, […]
From Emerald City Comic Con, 2018, watch Wendy Pini as she draws a character sketch of Savah, the Mother of Memory.
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 […]