More Tanpopo volumes coming soon
Goethe's classic masterpiece, "Faust", sets the scene for the series and Volume 1. We meet Tanpopo: superhumanly intelligent and inhumanly emotionless, she is a mysterious and beautiful girl struggling between heart and mind. Kuro, the Devil in disguise, hears Tanpopo's lamentations and promises emotion and happiness, tricking Tanpopo into a deal for her soul.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge's, "Rime of the Ancient Mariner", along with some of his short poems, are the inspiration for Volume 2. Lessons of life and emotion are not for the faint of heart, as Tanpopo will learn. Kuro shoots off Specter Bark, and strikes down the albatross. His transformation takes a life and delivers a message of sorrow and remorse. Will Tanpopo understand?
"Devils and Foxes" and other tales from "Strange Stories From a Chinese Studio" inspire Volume 3. Kuro's efforts for Tanpopo to experience sadness intensify, and so too does his wickedness. An old woman, wary of the devil-boy, takes Tanpopo in, showing her kindness and affection. When the old woman dies by Tanpopo's hand, Kuro's plan will have come full circle and Tanpopo finally weeps.
Graphic Novel Volume 1
Camilla d'Errico and BOOM! Studios come together to publish Tanpopo, volumes 1, 2, and 3, into a Hardcover Graphic Novel! Tanpopo Hardcover Graphic Novel 1 contains the first three installments of Camilla's comic series Tanpopo.
Edge and emotion bring to life the story of a young girl who makes a pact with a devil. She is released from the machine that has been her only existence for the hope of finding happiness...
Taking inspiration from classic literature Faust, Rime Of The Ancient Mariner, and Strange Stories From A Chinese Studio, Tanpopo is a dark and beautiful, whimsical and poetic journey through Camilla's manga-style of comic making.
Graphic Novel Volume 2
Camilla d'Errico's mythic and mystical take on literature is told through the unfolding narrative of Tanpopo - a mysterious girl guided by Kuro, the devil in disguise.
A fresh wound of the heart is torn open by the unmasking of Kuro's deadly deception with Ni. His lessons in human emotion push Tanpopo to the limits of her resolve. Is this part of his plan as her otherworldly guide or has he underestimated Tanpopo's dogged independence?
Following Tanpopo Volume 1, Volume 2 continues Tanpopo's journey into human emotion through classic literary works of Shakespeare, Edgar Allan Poe, and 1001 Arabian Nights.
- Hardcover edition with decorative slipcase
- 218 Pages, colour
- Published by Boom! Studios
- First 50 orders receive bonus gift