From James Harris, The
(Child Ballad 243)
1685: Ballad History
The Daemon Lover is a popular Scottish ballad. The earliest printed version exists in a broadside from 1685. The version in this comic is 243F from the book English and Scottish popular ballads collected by Francis James Child. Variations of this ballad are still being performed, such as Bob Dylan's The Man in the Long Black Coat.
2017-2019: Comic Production
The first 10 monotypes were printed one day in August 2017. The storyboards were drawn in October 2019. The text was printed August-November 2019. The final 10 monotypes were printed in November 2019.