This is not your parents' Yuletide tale. Get in the holiday spirit with the action-packed origin story of Santa Claus. Grant Morrison pens a gritty medieval tale in which Klaus returns to a hometown that has become an authoritarian nightmare. All toys are confiscated from children, and the men toil away in a mine for Lord Magnus's pursuit of demonic power. Combined with Dan Mora's superb illustrations, Morrison presents a thrilling seven chapters that humanizes the gift giving populist as a superhero who risks life and limb to bring joy to Grimsvig, and the world beyond its walls.
He's a myth. He's a legend. He's loved worldwide by children and adults alike ...but does anyone truly know the origins of Santa Claus? Set in a dark fantastic past of myth and magic, Klaus tells the origin story of Santa Claus. It's the tale of one man and his wolf against a totalitarian state and the ancient evil that sustains it. Award-winning author Grant Morrison (All-Star Superman, The Multiversity) and artist Dan Mora (Hexed) revamp, reinvent, and re-imagine a classic superhero for the 21st century, drawing on Santa's roots in Viking lore and Siberian shamanism, and taking in the creepier side of Christmas with characters like the sinister Krampus. Klaus finally answers the burning question: what does Santa Claus do on the other 364 days a year?