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Preview: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Ghosts #2

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Ghosts #2

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Jennifer Rostowsky
Artist: Jennifer Rostowsky
Colorist: Tamara Bonvillain
Cover Artists:
     Main Cover:
Michael Walsh
     Variant Cover: Jennifer Rostowsky
Price: $3.99

A young Khmer woman turns to black magic that promised to give the caster wealth, power, and beauty unlike that of any other human. When the spell turns on its caster, she must learn to deal with the consequences of magic, and what it means to be an Ahp.

Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Ghosts #2

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #7

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #7

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Cesare
Artist: French Carlomagno
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:
      Main Cover:
Mona Finden
    Variant Cover: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
    Unlocked Retailer Variant: Conor Nolan
Price: $3.99

After some hard times on the road, Paladin-turned-bard Barfinnious and his noble Podling squire Hup finally get to relax and enjoy their hero’s welcome at a festive Spriton village. But a mysterious Beast is lurking in the shadows, threatening the lives of the Gelfling villagers. What should be a simple fight for a former Paladin soon turn dangerous, and the truth behind Barfinnious’ grift begins to emerge.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #7

Your First Look at Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #7

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #7, a twelve-issue comic book series based on stories from writers Jeffrey Addis and Will Matthews, of the critically acclaimed Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.  The series introduces untold histories of key characters from the show, and feature explosive events tying into the award-winning series from The Jim Henson Company, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

In Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #7, available in stores on March 25 2020, writer Adam Cesare, artist French Carlomagno, and letterer Jim Campbell present the story of fan favorite Hup and brand-new character Barfinnious.

After some hard times on the road, Paladin-turned-bard Barfinnious and his noble Podling squire Hup finally get to relax and enjoy their hero’s welcome at a festive Spriton village. But a mysterious Beast is lurking in the shadows, threatening the lives of the Gelfling villagers. What should be a simple fight for a former Paladin soon turns dangerous, and the truth behind Barfinnious’ grift begins to emerge. 

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #7 (of 12) features a main cover by illustrator Mona Finden, a variant cover by acclaimed artist Conor Nolan, and a connecting cover by artists Kelly and Nichole Matthews.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #7

BOOM! Studios Reveals First Look at Bear by Ben Queen and Joe Todd-Stanton

BOOM! Studios has revealed an exclusive first look at new original graphic novel Bear—from Ben Queen, writer of Pixar’s Cars 2 and Cars 3 and creator of NBC television show A to Z, and children’s book author and illustrator Joe Todd-Stanton, comes an unforgettable story of one dog’s grand adventure from the wooded countryside to the heart of Manhattan where he encounters new friends and discovers his true calling.

Bear is a guide dog for the blind, and he would do anything for his best friend and owner, Patrick. But when Bear suddenly loses his own vision, he worries that he has lost his purpose! Determined to protect Patrick at all costs, Bear sets out on a quest to regain his eyesight. Along the way Bear will learn to tap into his other senses and begin to see the world from a new perspective that is at times more rich and colorful than the world he’s always known.

Bear will be available for sale on August 12, 2020 at local comic book shops and August 18, 2020 at bookstores.

Bear

Preview: Jim Henson’s Power of the Dark Crystal Vol. 3 SC

Jim Henson’s Power of the Dark Crystal Vol. 3 HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Simon Spurrier, Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Artist: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
Cover Artist: Jae Lee & June Chung
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Price: $16.99

After the arduous journey across the strange lands of Thra, Thurma has returned to her homeworld of Mithra. Just as when she began her journey, Thurma is alone, having betrayed her only ally. But Kensho has not given up hope that their worlds might both be saved. If Thra and Mithra are to coexist, these unlikely heroes will have to reconcile their differences and uncover the secret that connects their two worlds. Collects issues #9-12.

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Ghosts #1

Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Ghosts #1

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Márk László
Artist: Márk László
Colorist: Patricio Delpeche
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:
    Main Cover: Michael Walsh
    Variant Cover: Márk László
Price: $3.99

Within Scandanavian folklore, there exists a vengeful ghost known as a Myling. A man traveling at night comes across a haunting cry from within the forest. He enters it to find a spirit who demands to be carried to its proper burial site. The man agrees, but as he travels forth, the spirit’s grip tightens… it grows in size…and the man’s gait slows. Can he unburden himself of this terrifying weight before it brings him down for good?

Jim Henson's The Storyteller: Ghosts #1

Preview: The Magicians #5

The Magicians #5

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Lilah Sturges, Lev Grossman
Artist: Pius Bak
Cover Artists:
      Main Cover:
Qistina Khalidah
    Variant Cover: Alexa Sharpe 
Price: $3.99

As the true reason behind Brakebills welcoming Hedge Witches comes to light, the students realize that they are in even more danger than they realized. With their terrible secret bound in magic and blood, the students and adults are all heading blind into the coming storm.

The Magicians #5

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 3 HC

Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 3 HC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Benjamin Dewey
Price: $24.99

The Legend continues in an official sequel to Jim Henson’s beloved fantasy film, THE DARK CRYSTAL.

Betrayed by those closest to them, Thurma and Kensho seek each other’s guidance and companionship in their travels. They emerge from their tender reunion with renewed certainty regarding the fulfillment of their destinies: to protect and lead their peoples, no matter the cost.

Written by Adam Smith (Long Walk to Valhalla) and gorgeously illustrated by Alexandria Huntington, Beneath the Dark Crystal Volume Three brings Kensho and Thurma’s journeys to a thrilling and heartwarming conclusion.

Collects issues #9-12.

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #6

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #6

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Cesare
Artist: French Carlomagno
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:
      Main Cover:
Mona Finden
    Connecting Variant Cover: Kelly & Nichole Matthews
Price: $3.99

Podling cook Hup has joined the famous Paladin Barfinnious as a squire and set out from his small village for the first time! It seems that Hup’s dreams of becoming a Paladin himself are finally within reach. But when Barfinnious is more focused on making some quick coin than on performing acts of bravery, Hup realises that his trust may have been misplaced.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #6

Preview: Big Black: Stand At Attica OGN SC

Big Black: Stand At Attica OGN SC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Frank “Big Black” Smith and Jared Reinmuth
Artist: Améziane
Letterer: Andworld Design
Cover Artist: Améziane
Price: $19.99

The uprising at Attica Prison remains one of the bloodiest civil rights confrontations in American history… but without Frank “Big Black” Smith it could have been even worse. Now for the first time, the late Frank “Big Black” Smith shares his experience at the center of this uprising, struggling to protect hostages, prisoners and negotiators alike. 

Before his death, Frank “Big Black” Smith worked with writer and long time friend, Jared Reinmuth, to share the true story of his time in Attica State Prison. Adapted to a graphic novel by Améziane (Dark Horse’s Muhammad Ali), this is an unflinching look at the price of standing up to injustice.

Big Black: Stand At Attica OGN SC
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