Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Must Read of the Week!

The Stuff of Legend #1 published by Th3rd World Studios is a really fun read! I can't recommend this book enough! Hurry to your local Amazing Fantasy if you want a copy of the first print, I'm sure they will be gone in the blink of an eye. It will be a total of 2 issues at $4.99 a piece. Story by Mike Raicht and Brian Smith, illustrated by Charles Paul Wilson III. This was probably the best book that was previewed in a FCBD comic. So much fun! This is the new Mouse Guard, and something tells me the creators and publishers were thinking that too since they released in in the same square format as Mouse Guard. It's the story of several stuffed animals that go in search of the human boy that was captured by the Boogeyman.

From the back of the book: "The year is 1944. Thousands of miles away, an allied force advances along a war-torn beach in a strange land, outnumbered and far from home. But here in a child's bedroom in Brooklyn, our heroes, a small group of toys loyal to their human master, fight an unseen war to save him from every child's worst nightmare The Boogeyman. Led by the toy soldier known as the Colonel and the boy's faithful teddy bear named Max, the toys enter the dangerous realm of The Dark. There they will face off against the Boogeyman and his army -- a legion of the boy's forgotten, bitter toys. Fighting to survive insurmountable odds, the toys will discover this is a battle not only for the soul of a child, but for their own as well."

The book has also received high praise from Brian K. Vaughan and Frank Quietly, not just me!

This is a book to watch, as well as the publisher and the creators! Can't wait for MORE Stuff of Legend!