Colleen Doran to Adapt Neil Gaiman’s Humorous Short Story Chivalry

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Chivalry

Dark Horse Comics announced that Neil Gaiman and Colleen Doran, Eisner-award winning team behind Snow, Glass, Apples, team up again to bring the delightfully humorous short-story Chivalry to life as a graphic novel!

An elderly British widow buys what turns out to be the Holy Grail from a second-hand shop. This chance purchase sets her off on an epic adventure when she begins receiving visits from an ancient knight who lures her with ancient relics in the hope of winning the cup.

“I’ve wanted to do an adaptation of Neil Gaiman’s Chivalry ever since he sent a draft of the story to me at about 1 AM via fax machine decades ago. It is one of Neil’s loveliest, most charming stories, and I cried with happiness when I learned I would get to do the adaptation. I wear my art on my sleeve throughout, bringing Golden Age illustration styles and Illuminated Manuscript studies to work. It’s a Holy Grail project for me. I sincerely hope it brings joy to people.”—Colleen Doran.

“Colleen Doran set the world of comics abuzz (and then cleaned up come awards season) for her adaptation of Snow Glass Apples. Now she’s created a whole new style to tell the story of Mrs. Whitaker and the Holy Grail, and I’m thrilled with every page she sends me. I can’t wait until the world sees what she’s done.”—Neil Gaiman.

Chivalry arrives September 8, 2021, and is available for pre-order now through Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and your local comic shop for $19.99. You can also pre-order and purchase it through our ComiXology link.

Praise for Snow Glass Apples:

“a beautiful new take on a Gaiman classic that will delight you, frighten you, and make you want to read it again and again.”—Thoroughly Modern Reviewer

“Plenty of stories have done the “classic fairy tale with a dark twist” angle, but few do it so splendidly. The final pages will stay with you for a while.”—AIPT.