The Woman in the Woods and Other North American Stories
"Be careful of what you accept from spirits."
Loup Garrou, trickster rabbits, and spirits with names that can't be spoken - the plains and forests of North America are alive with characters like these, all waiting to meet you in this collection of folklore retold in comics!
This fifth volume of the "Cautionary Fables and Fairytales" anthology series features updated takes on ancient stories from tribes spanning the continent, bursting with bedside tales that are thrilling, chilling, and most of all inspiring. Featuring the work of JORDAAN ARLEDGE, MAIJA AMBROSE PLAMONDON, MILO APPLEJOHN, and more!
- Paperback | 120 pages
- 152 x 228 x 15.24mm | 272.16g
- 19 May 2022
- Iron Circus Comics
- Chicago, United States
- Black-and-White Throughout
Other books in this series
11 Jun 2020
06 May 2021
19 May 2022
"Enjoyable for reading aloud or sharing around a campfire." - KIRKUS REVIEWS
"A great dip into Native American/First Nation fantasy that doesn't get the attention it deserves." -- THE PULLBOX
"Explores the stories, passed down through generations, of the people who have inhabited Turtle Island since time immemorial." - WOMEN WRITE ABOUT COMICS
Praise for the CAUTIONARY FABLES AND FAIRYTALES Series
"A solid addition to most YA graphic novel
collections." - SCHOOL
LIBRARY JOURNAL (The Girl Who Married a Skull)
"Each black-and-white rendition is solid in its storytelling.
An eclectic anthology sure to provoke, amuse, and entertain." - KIRKUS (Tamamo the Fox Maiden)
"Exposes young readers to rich stories and mythologies .
. . alongside work from many indie creators." - PUBLISHERS WEEKLY (Tamamo the Fox Maiden)
About Kate Ashwin
Kel McDonald has been working in comics for over a decade-most of that time has been spent on their webcomic Sorcery 101. More recently, they have organized the "Cautionary Fables and Fairytales" anthology series while contributing to other anthologies like Dark Horse Presents, Smut Peddler, and Sleep of Reason. They've also worked on Buffy: The High School Years and recently finished a creator-owned series, Misfits of Avalon, and the Eisner-nominated Stone King. Kel is currently working on the self-published series, The City Between. Their work can be found at kelmcdonald.com.
Alina Pete is a Cree artist and writer from Little Pine First Nation in western Saskatchewan. They are best known for their Aurora award-winning webcomic, Weregeek (weregeek.com), and for their Shuster-nominated anthology, Life Finds a Way. Alina also writes short stories, poems, and RPG supplements, and their work has been featured in several comic anthologies, including Moonshot Volumes 2 and 3.