The Song of Otto, originally published as a prose re-imagining of the medieval epic Le Chanson de Roland, is now being serialised on HiLobrow.com as a comic. The original story having been set in Roncesvalles, France, The Song of Otto takes place in a futuristic Roncesvalles Village, depicting the final crusade of a group of kids led by a boy named Otto. The first installment of the comic was published Monday, February 12th and the series will run for nine consecutive days.
The artist, Frank Fiorentino, is an OCAD graduate and freelance illustrator now living in London, England. The author, Kathryn Kuitenbrouwer, is a novelist and short fiction writer teaching at the University of Toronto and the University of Guelph.
You can follow The Song of Otto here.