Jim Henson's Tale of Sand
Join us as we explore this missing piece of Jim Henson''s career in a celebration of his creative process. Discovered in the Archives of the The Jim Henson Company, A Tale of Sand is an original graphic novel adaptation of an unproduced, feature-length screenplay written by Jim Henson and his... show more
Join us as we explore this missing piece of Jim Henson''s career in a celebration of his creative process. Discovered in the Archives of the The Jim Henson Company, A Tale of Sand is an original graphic novel adaptation of an unproduced, feature-length screenplay written by Jim Henson and his frequent writing partner, Jerry Juhl. A Tale of Sand follows scruffy everyman, Mac, who wakes up in an unfamiliar town, and is chased across the desert of the American Southwest by all manners of man and beast of unimaginable proportions. Produced with the complete blessing of Lisa Henson, A Tale of Sand will allow Henson fans to recognize some of the inspirations and set pieces that appeared in later Henson Company productions.
Publish date: December 14th 2011
Publisher: Archaia Entertainment, LLC
Pages no: 120
Edition language: English
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When you leave the book somewhere but you think you know where, and then you don't bother to go get it for a month because you're pretty much ok with not knowing what happens...it's time to let it go.
Tale of Sand is the graphic novel adaptation of a screenplay by Muppet-creator, Jim Henson. It's mostly billed as an homage to the late, great visionary and it shows the mark of Henson's dreamy and surrealist conceits.The strongest thing about the graphic novel is the artistry brought by Ramón Pérez...
I first decided to buy Tale of Sand out of instinct, having read a couple of news about it being published and taking a brief look at it at my usual comics store. Later I heard it won the Eisner Award, but still I kept postponing it until now. It became my first read of 2013, and an odd start at tha...
A rather sophomoric script by the late Jim Henson brought to life by clean, interesting graphics with good use of space, frame, and color. Fragments of Henson's typed and amended text appear in some sequences, to good effect. Fun for an afternoon; not a work for the ages.
Another graphic novel I was too dumb to understand--le sigh.