By Thomas Day & Olivier Ledroit. Published by Titan Comics.
Hardcover, 232 pages, Colour, 2021 (originally published in French in 2014)
IMMERSE YOURSELF IN THE STUNNING STEAMPUNK LORD OF THE RINGS-ESQUE FANTASY WORLD OF WIKA, A GRAPHIC NOVEL FROM AWARD-WINNING ARTIST OLIVIER LEDROIT!
A REWRITING OF THE FAIRY TALE GENRE IN STUNNING BAROQUE STEAMPUNK DECOR.
After narrowly escaping an uprising that claims the lives of her parents, Wika, the last of a royal line of fairies, must evade the assassins on her trail long enough to discover the secret of her lineage. Uncover Thomas Day’s first comic book story – a dark tale of magic and mystery, with fairies, dwarves, goblins and elves, in a stunning epic fantasy world brought to life by the beautiful illustrations of Olivier Ledroit.
“Magic, myth, and machinery meld to give an edgy steampunk skin to this European import fairy tale … Ledroit’s lush, Klimt-like artwork boasts a meticulousness that borders on dizzying, rewarding readers who linger” – Publishers Weekly
“An intriguing addition to the cannon of modern fantasy … the art is nothing short of a masterclass” – Grovel
“Thomas Day has written a world with a vast array of characters, each of them explored in detail and given their own story. Oliver Ledroit has done the detailed writing justice by also giving explosive detail to the words. … unique and lovely, an adventure that will stay with you” – DC Comics News
“Simply spectacular … [a] mixture of fairy tale sweetness and steampunk grit” - Down The Tubes
“The Most Gorgeous Comic of 2021 Is Here!” – Previews World