The GeeksversePREVIEW | Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand: The Illustrated Screenplay (BOOM!/Archaia)

PREVIEW | Jim Henson’s Tale of Sand: The Illustrated Screenplay (BOOM!/Archaia)
Published on Monday, October 6, 2014 by
This illustrated screenplay is the perfect companion piece to Ramón K Pérez’s Eisner and Harvey Award-winning graphic novel adaptation of Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl’s Tale of Sand.

  • Tale_of_Sand_Illustrated_Screenplay_coverStory: Jim Henson, Jerry Juhl
  • Art: Ramón K. Pérez
  • Format: 128 pages, full color, hardcover illustrated prose book
  • List price: $24.99
  • Sale date: 08 October 2014
  • Publisher’s description: Between 1967 and 1974, Jim Henson and his longtime writing partner Jerry Juhl developed three drafts of a screenplay for a feature-length film called Tale of Sand. It is the only feature-length screenplay written by Jim Henson that he was never able to produce in his lifetime. In 2012, Archaia published a graphic novel adaptation as realized by illustrator Ramón K Pérez which went on to win three Eisner Awards and two Harvey Awards. The Illustrated Screenplay features the complete and final 1974 draft of the project with Jim and Jerry’s handwritten edits as well as layouts and inked pages from the adaptation in gorgeous black-and-white, and never-before-seen sequences that were cut during the production of the graphic novel, newly illustrated by Ramón K. Pérez.

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