Welcome to the World of Two Moons
Elfquest is the longest-running independent fantasy series, with more than 15 million comics, graphic novels and other publications in print. The story of Cutter, chief of the Wolfriders, and his quest to find others of their own kind on the World of Two Moons, Elfquest was first published in 1978 by creators Wendy and Richard Pini. The newest chapters in the ongoing saga – The Final Quest – are now available immediately online, on Dark Horse’s comic app, or in print from your local comics shop.
Put simply, here is the most surprising and beautiful tribute to both Elfquest itself and EQ cosplay that we have seen in years. DISCUSS
It occurred to me that everyone is doing this everywhere else, so why not here as well? Every Thursday (assuming I don’t miss it for reasons beyond knowing) I will post something from the EQ archives that I’d bet few have seen and fewer remember. To start things off, a little something from close to […]
“The human warlord Angrif Djun, more furious than ever, prepares a massive assault upon every elf living on the World of Two Moons. Master archer Strongbow faces an unexpected betrayal. And within the Wolfrider tribes, Chief Cutter and Chieftess Ember wrestle with a dire choice that will define—or destroy—their worlds.” Enjoy several pages of artwork […]
Three weeks and counting! Here are the details: Butler Library at Columbia University 116th St and Broadway, New York, New York 10027 Tuesday, October 7 at 6:00 pm You’re invited to the grand opening reception of this exhibition, which features materials from Columbia’s comics archives. A brief discussion in 523 Butler will kick off the […]
Recently, there’s been a push to update the Who’s-Who section of Elfquest.com, and a trio of helpers – David Mizejewski, and Heather and Rob Beschizza – have put in a lot of work. Let’s take a moment to send them kudos! There’s a way to go yet, but you should check it out all the […]
The teasers are up for the release of Elfquest: Final Quest #5 on September 24, 2014. Take a look at some gorgeous artwork and then join the conversation happening right now in the Elfquest forums.
Important! Comic Con is getting close, and for those of you hoping to find us (Wendy and Richard) to say hi, get a book or three signed, pick up a copy of the newly-released Final Quest #4… here’s the scoop. We will not have a booth or table this year. We will be signing at […]
This is a toughie, because the examples from which I want to choose range wide and deep, yet I want to kick this thread off with a single instance. I hope everyone who reads this will then add to it. I want also to avoid any whiff of cronyism – which might, to an outside […]
Just out from Dark Horse Comics, here’s the solicitation for issue #5! ElfQuest: The Final Quest #5 Wendy Pini (W/A/Cover) and Richard Pini (W) On sale Sept 24 Full Color, 32 pages $3.50 Ongoing Separated and weakened by unanswered Recognition, can Ember and Teir survive long enough for a rescue? Three factions must join to […]
We’re just learning this ourselves now, so here goes! Friday through Sunday – Find us at our table (#2011, 2013), to get stuff signed, show us your EQ tattoo, or just say hi! Friday, June 6, 11 am – Wendy and Richard Pini signing in the Dark Horse Comics booth (#535) Saturday, June 7, 12 […]
Otto von Bismarck, the chancellor of Germany during the 19th century, famously said “There are two things you don’t want to see being made—sausage and legislation.” To this we would add “…and big sprawling creation myths.” Over the course of nearly forty years – longer than some of you have been alive! – we’ve been […]
Wendy posted this on Facebook, and it certainly bears repeating here. ===== I have something important to say – please bear with it because it actually has a lot to do with the most recent issue of “Final Quest” (and all of “Final Quest” for that matter). In the news and social media, right now, […]
Walking to and from my morning coffee fix gives me precious quiet time to think on things. This morning’s question was, “Why do I like the new X-Men movie so much?” (I know full well that liking is its own reason. But I felt there was more.) “Days of Future Past” is to the X-Men […]
Sound the alarm! Have Facebook, Twitter, online forums and blogs killed the letter of comment? You know … those things you used to write to your favorite comics and hope that they got chosen. Have they gone extinct? Do fans still like seeing their names in print? Why are we asking? Because Dark Horse just […]
The Great Elfquest Archiving Project is beginning to feel like it’s been infiltrated by HYDRA. “Scan a drawing and two more shall take its place!” There’s no longer enough space in the office (where the scanner lives); the art is spilling upward and outward into the living area. And even this is but the tip […]
Here at Warp we don’t let anything go to waste. We recycle! As a publisher, Elfpop is famous (or notorious) for repurposing the EQ saga in different ways for different markets. As a storyteller, Elfmom often does the same – only with names or characters. Years before Elfquest, Wendy created a kickass female character called […]
Back in 1982, Original Quest reader Steve Purbrick surprised the dreamberries out of us with this marvelous, just about life-size sculpture of Petalwing, the ever-lovable, ever-irritating Preserver “bug.” Until now, the sprite’s never been seen in such close detail, and eventually it will take up residence within the stately library stacks of Columbia University. Breeeeee-dee-deet! […]
Elfpop here: Never have I read words that so well capture the source of my frustration, disgust, and sometimes even rage, at mainstream comics, Hollywood and – guilty by association – fandom, for embracing this inhuman model of “storytelling” and thus perpetuating it. Discuss. Read the article here.