The first volume of Alexis Deacon’s Geis was a dark fairytale that saw an evil sorceress takeover a kingdom and challenge the residents to compete for the right to be chief. But with new volume Geis Volume 2: A Game Without Rules, the stakes are higher than ever as the sorceress reveals her deadly intentions to two of the competitors, and the games become more complex and dangerous. But will A Game Without Rules be another winner, or could it do with better instructions?

Geis_cover_rgbIn case you were wondering how to say it, Geis is pronounced ‘Gesh’ (at least according to the notes in the front of the book) and is a Gallic word that that means taboo or curse. But don’t be put off by the hard to pronounce name, Alexis Deacon’s exquisite new book is a sublime mix of classic fairytale with bande designées styling and top quality production values (courtesy of Nobrow Press) that create a wonderfully entrancing first entry in an exciting new trilogy of books.

Geis_cover_rgbGeis – pronounced Gesh – is a Gallic word meaning curse or taboo and this new book from Nobrow Press is anything but cursed! It sees a group of nobles compete to be chief of their town after a sorceress curses the will of their chief and mixes a European fairytale feel with the high production values that Nobrow have made their signature. We catch up with creator Alexis Deacon to find out the real secrets behind this delightfully dark new graphic novel and it’s cursed name.