Elfquest: Stargazer’s Hunt #1 is a brilliantly illustrated comic packed with grief, family, and community that delivers on the best of the Elfquest legacy while being a welcoming starting point. The art is stunning, and the complex emotions and relationships are conveyed expertly. This is a comic that delivers on so much of the promise of the medium. I was drawn in immediately and am excited to be back to reading Elfquest.
When ElfQuest: The Final Quest concluded, it ended the hero’s journey of Cutter Kinseeker, chief of the Wolfriders. But that was only the start of a new adventure for Cutter’s ”brother in all but blood,” Skywise. Now the stargazer elf, who thought he knew everything about Cutter, discovers how mistaken he was. That, combined with a tragic accident involving his daughter Jink, sends Skywise on a quest of his own, from the elves’ ancestral Star Home through uncharted space, and back to the World of Two Moons.
Stargazer’s Hunt has story by ElfQuest co-creators Wendy and Richard Pini, with script by Wendy Pini. Veteran Elfquest alumnus Sonny Strait returns at full force as the artist and colorist for the new series.Elfquest: Stargazer’s Hunt Issue #1