Get ready to be transported back in time to Ancient Anglesey — to a time of mystery, magic and monuments.
The story of the burial chamber of Bryn Celli Ddu takes readers back to the Neolithic period, around 5000 years ago. The monument was built so that the rising sun shines inside on the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year, making it a calendar made of stone.
Barclodiad y Gawres is a passage grave overlooking the western shores of Anglesey. This comic reveals the story behind the ancient community events at the site and the intricate carvings left by the Neolithic builders inside the mound.
The special watery find site of Llyn Cerrig Bach transports us back to discover how ancient items were dropped in the lake over 2000 years ago and how they were rediscovered by the extraordinary detective work of local man Williams Owen Roberts, during the Second World War.
All three comics also include fun games and activities inspired by the archaeological sites, their history and their artefacts.
Acclaimed artist Pete Fowler, famed for his Super Furry Animals album artwork and Monsterism toys, has created two free comics that bring Welsh legends to life.
Gwenllian tells the real-life tale of the warrior princess who led a revolt in the twelfth century. The battle that’s featured in the comic took place near Kidwelly Castle, and the present-day castle is the place to go if you want to pick up a free printed copy.
Branwen is a retelling of an ancient Mabinogi myth. When Branwen is punished for the actions of one of her siblings, her brother Brân — a giant king — goes to war to avenge her. This traditional tale is linked to Harlech Castle, and copies are available from this spectacular Cadw site.