The ElfQuest Show podcast is back! For the new episode, something historic: Wendy Pini and Sonny Strait - as peers, colleagues, friends, and mutual admirers - bring you an hour and a half of conversation about comics as art, politics, mythology, business, trial, success - truly a rare opportunity to listen in on a spontaneous dialog between two comics superstars.
Halloween may be old news, but this is new to us: a wonderful Winnowill cosplay from last year’s trick-or-treat season. This kid loves a good (bad) villain and gets her as well as anyone has. Mom Brandi writes: …she has decided to be Winnowill, another Elfquest character, for Halloween this year. I flippantly said something […]
Dark Horse Comics has released the fifth volume in its Complete ElfQuest omnibus graphic novel series collecting the canonical adventures of the Wolfriders. This volume weighs in at a hefty 760 pages and collects the tales of Chieftess Ember and her half of the Wolfrider tribe. These stories were originally published in the comic series Elfquest: […]
ElfQuest artist and co-creator Wendy Pini shared a realistic rendition of the character Leetah with ElfQuest fans on Facebook, where it has sparked quite a discussion. Read on to find out what Wendy has to say about the piece.
Following making NPR’s list of “100 Favorite Comics and Graphic Novels,” ElfQuest has gotten another fantastic NPR spotlight, this time on the popular show Morning Edition. You can listen to the story or read an online version of it here. There’s also an extensive, online-only interview with Wendy and Richard Pini on the Final Quest, […]
A new ElfQuest character was revealed on the last page of Elfquest – Final Quest #24 and ever since, fans have been going bonkers with theories about him. Reader Simone Farber jokingly dubbed the lad “Chad” because of his strawberry blonde hair, beach-body muscles and good looks–and the nickname stuck. Entire threads in the ElfQuest […]
Wendy and Richard Pini are interviewed by Women Who Write Comics, an Eisner Award-nominated online journal that employs a diverse group of intersectional, international feminists to provide an equally varied insight into the world of comic book culture and the comic book industry at large. Kat Overland and Val Freire ask the Pinis interesting (and […]
ElfQuest and Wendy and Richard Pini get the spotlight in a new comic series called The Comic Book History of Comics by IDW Publishing. In issue #4, writer Fred Van Lente and artist Ryan Dunlavey conclude this chapter of their four-color tour of the history of comics by looking at the birth of the direct retail market […]
Dark Horse Comics has announced the sixth collection in the Complete ElfQuest omnibus series which chronicles the core canonical stories of the series. This edition collects over 500 pages of deep looks into Wolfrider backstories and essential events. Discover how humans, looking to escape their own barren lands, invade Bearclaw’s forest and cause unseen disaster for […]
Warp Graphics donated a piece of ElfQuest art for the charity auction at San Diego Comic-Con International to benefit the Comic Book Legal Defense Fund. Find out what it went for and get a closer look.
We’d like to give “Dad of the Year Award” to ElfQuest fan Jared Reese, who shared this wonderful story with us: I grew up reading ElfQuest, and some of my greatest early memories with my father are days we spent scouring local comic shops or visiting conventions, always looking to add some more of the […]
ElfQuest’s latest accolade comes from New York magazine’s Vulture website, which just released its list of “The 100 Pages That Shaped Comics.” The page that made the list is from the Original Quest issue #17–yes, the infamous orgy scene before the Wolfriders and Go-Backs go into battle with the Frozen Mountain trolls. Vulture had this […]
SYFY WIRE has released a wonderful video of ElfQuest artist and co-creator Wendy Pini drawing the series’ main character, Cutter. Watch below as Wendy describes her drawing style, manga influence on her ElfQuest work, tips she learned from Jack Kirby and Boris Vallejo and much more.
We’ve arrived at the final issue of the Final Quest and with it the conclusion of Cutter Kinseeker’s hero’s journey. With this episode, Ryan’s original vision for the podcast to chronicle each issue of the Final Quest series has been fulfilled. Pour a glass of dreamberry wine, grab some tissues, and join Ryan and David […]
Three new designs have been added to the ElfQuest Redbubble Shop to celebrate the conclusion of the Final Quest and the completion of Cutter Kinseeker’s Hero’s Journey. Pick your favorite design–or all three of them–to be custom-printed on clothing, framed prints, smartphone and tablet covers, mugs, clocks, stickers and dozens of other items by Redbubble. […]
With Wendy and Richard Pini's "Forty Years of Pointed Ears" 2018 tour in full swing, fans have questions about how things will work "on site." I've attended lots of appearances with them, and I can share some observations on how things generally go.
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. […]