The Grishaverse

Demon in the Wood is an upcoming graphic novel adaptation of the short story The Demon in the Wood by Leigh Bardugo, with art by Dani Pendergast.


Witness the origin story of the Darkling come alive in this exquisitely illustrated graphic novel prequel to Shadow and Bone, the hit Netflix original series.

Eryk and his mother, Lena, have spent their lives on the run. But they will never find a safe haven. They are not only Grisha—they are the deadliest and rarest of their kind. Feared by those who wish to destroy them and hunted by those who would exploit their gifts, they must hide their true abilities wherever they go. But sometimes deadly secrets have a way of revealing themselves…

Discover the start of a grand and sinister destiny in this must-have graphic novel prequel to the bestselling series and international Netflix sensation Shadow and Bone from spectacular new talent Dani Pendergast and #1 New York Times bestseller Leigh Bardugo.[1]


  • The original story, The Demon in the Wood, will be expanded in the graphic novel.[2]




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