Enter a world of magic and adventure in this stunning series based on traditional Russian folklore.
Alexander Utkin's Gamayun Tales are fresh and modern adaptations of familiar Slavic folktales, teamed with bold and beautiful illustrations. Jam-packed with stories of magical quests and talking animals, golden chests that turn into palaces and encounters with terrifying Water Spirits, there's no end to the adventure in these books! Utkin's striking art style takes inspiration from classic mid-century Disney animation, drawing readers in for a colorful journey even if they have no familiarty with Russian mythology.
About the Author
Alexander Utkin is an illustrator, comic artist, designer and musician from Russia. He studied at Moscow State University of Printing Arts, graduating in 2006 with a Master of Arts. Clients include Samsung, Universal Music and WWF, among many others. He is inspired by animation and movies (Disney, Miyazaki, Nolan etc.), TV series (The Simpsons, Futurama, Adventure Time, Over the Garden Wall, Breaking Bad, Firefly, Fargo, Penny Dreadful and so many more!) and anime (Miyazaki again, Studio 4°C, Gainax etc.).