As I’ve mentioned before, Archaia Entertainment continues to publish some of the most beautiful work in indie comics today. Produced under the direct supervision of The Jim Henson company, Tale of Sand illustrates some of Henson’s most surreal moments of imagination. It’s a gorgeous book, combining a lost screenplay (written by Henson and his long-time writing partner Jerry Juhl between 1967 and 1974) with the art of Ramón K. Pérez. The complex visuals and recursive chronology add layer after layer to the tale.


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SHORT FILM: “Robot” by Jim Henson (1963)

From the AT&T Archives comes this 1963 film by a young Jim Henson made “for an elite seminar given for business owners, on the then-brand-new topic — Data Communications”.

[via Paul Di Filippo via FilmDrunk]