Monday, October 6, 2008

Evyione for Everyone

We were contacted the other day by long term Black Mermaid™ reader Pam Crisp from Tasmania. Pam has been following the blog most faithfully and thought we (and you!) might be interested in a new Korean manga mermaid graphic novel series that was recently published. The series is called Evyione and the art and story is by Kim Young-Hee. The tale is apparently a retelling of The Little Mermaid but with a shift in perspective and role – it's told from the POV of a princess who lives on land who encounters and falls in love with a merman. Jozef's definitive criteria in assessing mermaid properties is whether or not the artist got the tail right, so we'll need to check this out pronto to see if Mr Young-Hee has succeeded, and also add the books to our respective collections. 

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