Anyone who played a Super Mario game as a kid knows the bloodboiling feeling of seeing the phrase “Your princess is in another castle” appear on a screen. However, Princess Misty, the heroine of Andrew Wheeler’s and Paulina Ganucheau’s Another Castle: Grimoire, is no Princess Peach. After she gets kidnapped by the evil Lord Badlug, she decides that she’s not going to wait around for some intrepid adventurer to rescue her. She’s going to save herself.
In advance of the release of Another Castle: Grimoire, a trade which collects all five issues of the series, Oni Press has provided us with the first issue for your consideration. Enjoy!
ANOTHER CASTLE: GRIMOIREWriter: Andrew WheelerArtist/Colorist/Cover Artist: Paulina GanucheauFinal Order Cutoff: 1/23/17On Sale: 2/15/17Page Count: 152Price: $14.99Age Rating: All AgesGenre: Fantasy, AdventureSynopsis: Princess Misty of Beldora longs for a more exciting life, but gets more than she bargained for when she is captured by Lord Badlug, the ruler of the neighboring kingdom of Grimoire. He intends to marry her and conquer Beldora, leading the land into ruin and chaos. Together with the long-suffering citizens of Grimoire and a certain bumbling prince, Misty must fight to protect her kingdom and free both realms from Badlug’s tyrannical rule. Misty is determined not to be another damsel in distress; she’ll discover just what it takes to be the hero of the story.
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