July 18, 2011

Curse of the Wendigo graphic novel

The umpteenth Wendigo story in a comic book:

The Walking Dead Artist Draws Curse of the WendigoThe Walking Dead’s acclaimed artist, Charlie Adlard is teaming up with Dynamite Entertainment on a new horrific tale that will be adored by his fans! Teaming up with French TV and comic book writerMathieu Missoffe comes Curse of the Wendigo! Curse of the Wendigo mixes true historical facts with fiction to create an unexpected story and distinctive atmosphere, beautifully rendered by Charlie Adlard’s immense talent and enhanced by his innovative use of old war pictures within his artwork.

Set in France during WWI, Curse of the Wendigo follows a desperate alliance between isolated French and German soldiers, who must temporarily stop slaughtering each other to fight a new terrifying threat: the Wendigo, a creature preying on soldiers from both sides. Joining the search and destroy party is one of the very few Native Americans enrolled in the US Army at the time, who followed the evil trail of the once human Wendigo from his tribe’s land up to the French trenches…
Comment:  For more on the subject, see Wendigo Movies at imagineNATIVE 2010 and Too Many Wendigos.

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