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Witchflowers: The New All-Ages Comic From Cartoonist Nathan Olsen Casts a Spell of Heartfelt Laughter!

From the creator of Sundae Comics comes Witchflowers—a magical blend of laughter, friendship, and enchantment that's been captivating readers worldwide! Witchflowers stars the charming witch Iris Bloom, her enthusiastic apprentice (and niece) Sunflower Daffodil, and a grumpy-yet-lovable bird named Hettie.

Discover the charm of Witch's Ladder as Sunflower gets a magical lesson with a humorous twist!

Readers beware! Lurking within the pages of the Sundae Comics archives is a brand new comic series that features a cast of clever witches and unpredictable magic! Witchflowers made its debut on October 1, 2022, drawing praise from existing fans of Sundae Comics as well as an enthusiastic audience on social media who were discovering Nathan Olsen’s comics for the very first time. Inspired by the strong response to the comic strip, Nathan Olsen continued writing and drawing comics about the characters throughout the month of October, and a new series was soon born!

Read The Comic That Started It All

If you enjoy light-hearted comics filled with magic and humor, you’re in for a treat! On this page, you’ll find a selection of fan-favorite strips from the Witchflowers series, beginning with the comic that started it all!

The webcomic about a witch who teaches a young girl about the magical properties of crystals. Inspired by the #inktober2021 day 1 prompt, "crystal."
Sunflower learns about the magical powers of crystals in the inaugural #inktober2021 comic!

At the core of Witchflowers is the touching relationship between Iris Bloom and her young niece, Sunflower Daffodil. Sunflower absolutely idolizes her aunt and dreams of one day becoming a witch just like her. Always generous, Iris imparts her magical knowledge and wisdom to her eager young apprentice.

Iris hears something rustling around in the night. What could it be? A mouse? An intruder? Someone is trying to steal her cookies!
Night Intruder Alert: Who’s that trying to steal Aunt Iris’ Cookies? 🍪🙀

While some of the comics from the series can be read on their own, Witchflowers holds the record for the longest ongoing storyline ever to appear in the pages of Sundae Comics. In the story, the witch Iris Bloom offers a trade with an old bird named Hettie, with the secret intention of using the bird’s tail feathers to cast a spell!

It's tea time at the witch's hut and she's invited Hettie the raven to join her. Hettie is upset because the witch has an ulterior motive for the party.
Tea Party Tension: Find out why Hettie the Raven is in a flap over the witch’s hidden agenda!
A webcomic about a witch who casts a spell. Hettie the raven is not happy with the result.
Tea Time Turmoil! Witness Hettie’s Reaction to a Witch’s Spell Gone Awry!
Hettie refuses to come down from the rafters, insisting that she is safer where she is.
Safer in the Rafters? Find out why Hettie believes it’s better off high up!
Hettie returns from the garden with a delicious snack for her and her friend.
Garden Delights: What tasty treat does Hettie bring back from her garden expedition?
The witch promises Hettie that the spell will end at midnight. But... will it?
Promises, Promises: The witch’s vow that the spell would end at midnight falls flat!
Our young witch, who is trapped inside the body of a raven, objects to being forced to sleep in a bird cage.
A Cage Too Far: Sunflower, stuck as a raven, rebels against her new sleeping quarters!
Hettie decides it's safer to sleep on the roof. Iris tries to convince her to come inside.
If birds don’t sleep in beds, where do they sleep?
Iris goes for a walk in the woods with Gardenia the cat. She needs ingredients for a spell.
Magic Ingredient Hunt: Iris and Gardenia the cat go for a woodland walk.
Hettie returns home! No one knows she's actually a bird! What a calamitous mix-up!
There’s a fowl confusion when Hettie returns home in her new form!
HETTIE THE RAVEN reveals that while she was having tea with IRIS THE WITCH that she STOLE and ATE several seeds.
Hettie seeks help from her friends and reveals a secret!
Reginald the squirrel informs Iris that Hettie stole and ate some of her magic seeds.
Introducing Reginald – a nosey squirrel with news that could be a game-changer for Iris!
The little witch girl who is trapped in the body of a raven drinks a whole lot of water. But she's still thirsty. What to do?
How will Sunflower handle her unusual and seemingly endless thirst?
Iris the witch tracks down Hettie and pretends she doesn't know who Hettie is.
Iris plays a whimsical game, feigning ignorance of Hettie’s true identity.
Sunflower finds herself acting strangely for no apparent reason! Whatever could be going on?
Peculiar behavior?! Strange growths?! What’s that growing out of Sunflower’s head?!

More to come!

If these comics have tickled your fancy, then you’re in for a treat! Nathan Olsen is currently hard at work on a Witchflowers graphic novel that will feature over 100 new pages of art and story! Brace yourself to plunge further into the bedlam of Iris Bloom’s chaotic tea party! Get a bird’s-eye view of Sunflower Daffodil’s flying lessons! And prepare to laugh as Hettie the bird humorously attempts to disentangle herself from the entire magical mess!

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