Ted Naifeh’s Courtney Crumrin falls under the category of children’s stories that scare the hell out of me. I first read them in tiny black and white editions, camped out in the local library. They didn’t have all of them, but the ones they did have?
A creepy little town with an imposing great-uncle. A tongue in cheek tone, as a two-legged wolf thing introduces the story and characters. Goblin Town, magic, and fairy tales. Family and loneliness and love. I was immediately pulled in by the fairy tale aspects, and the sense of meaning and significance that all good legends carry. [Read more…] about Courtney Crumrin Review!