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Preview: Just Beyond: Welcome to Beast Land

Just Beyond: Welcome to Beast Land

(W) R. L. Stine (A) Kelly Matthews (CA) Julian Totino Tedesco
In Shops: Oct 21, 2020
SRP: $9.99

The next stand-alone original graphic novel in the Just Beyond middle-grade horror series from visionary author R.L. Stine!

When siblings Karla and Benny accompany their Uncle Bill to the remote island of Mala Suerte, they have no idea what is in store for them at what the locals call BEAST ISLAND!

When a run of “bad luck” takes a turn for the worst, the family discovers something terrifying and deadly living in the river swamp…and on an island, there is nowhere to run!

Just Beyond: Welcome to Beast Land

Get a Look at R.L. Stine’s Welcome to Beast Island

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Just Beyond: Welcome to Beast Island, a brand new graphic novel in the highly acclaimed middle-grade horror series from R.L. Stine, the award-winning, bestselling author, artists Kelly and Nichole Matthews, and letterer Mike Fiorentino, and featuring a cover by Julian Totino Tedesco, in stores October 2020.

Trips to exotic islands can be more exhausting than relaxing sometimes, and on the island of Mala Suerte, they’re a real beast! Karla and her little brother Benny accompany their Uncle Bill on a scientific expedition to study unidentified species on the remote island, but after a little “bad luck” they soon discover something terrifying and deadly living in the river swamp… With nowhere to run, will Karla, Benny, and Uncle Bill survive the unimaginable and harrowing horrors of the place aptly nicknamed BEAST ISLAND?

Just Beyond: Welcome to Beast Island will be available for sale on October 21, 2020 at local comic book shops and on October 27, 2020 at bookstores.

JUST BEYOND: WELCOME TO BEAST ISLAND

Preview: Just Beyond: The Horror at Happy Landings OGN SC

Just Beyond: The Horror at Happy Landings OGN SC

Publisher: KaBOOM!
Writers: R.L. Stine
Artists: Kelly & Nichole Matthews
Cover Artist: Julian Totino Tedesco
Price: $9.99

Family camping trips are supposed to be fun, but for Parker, Annie, and the Walden family, they’re an absolute nightmare!

After a creepy, unidentified bird attacks their mom in the forest, Parker and Annie find themselves face to face with two strange creatures that suddenly enter the kids’ brains and take control of their bodies. Can Parker and Annie break loose of this horrific control and convince their family of what’s happening, or will the creatures take over their lives for good?

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #8

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #8

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Cesare
Artist: French Carlomagno
Cover Artists:
      Main Cover:
Mona Finden
    Variant Cover: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
    Unlocked Retailer Variant: Jake Wyatt & Jen Bartel
Price: $3.99

Set up and then abandoned by his hero and mentor, podling Hup has no choice but to fulfill the promises Barfinnious made to the village, and fight the great Beast that has been plaguing them. Armed only with his trusty spoon and his culinary wits, will Hup succeed in saving the village, or is something darker lying in wait for him?

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #8

R.L. Stine’s Just Beyond Goes from Comics to Disney+

Just Beyond: The Scare School

Disney+ has ordered the 8-episode series Just Beyond from writer Seth Grahame-Smith and produced by 20th Century Fox Television. The horror/comedy anthology is based on the best-selling BOOM! Studios graphic novel series from iconic children’s writer R.L. Stine and artists Kelly and Nichole Matthews. Grahame-Smith has a history of moving between horror and comedy as author of the bestselling novels Pride and Prejudice and Zombies and Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, and screenwriter of Tim Burton’s Dark Shadows, The Lego Batman Movie and The Saint for director Dexter Fletcher and star Chris Pine.

A writers room is being assembled and the series is expected to come to Disney+ in the fall of 2021.
 
Grahame-Smith and David Katzenberg’s KatzSmith will produce through their KatzSmith Productions and are represented by WME and Ziffren Brittenham.

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

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 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: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5

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 & Nichole Matthews
Price: $3.99

An all-new arc spotlighting Hup, the heroic Podling from Netflix’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Introducing a new creative team of writer Adam Cesare and artist French Carlomagno (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers.)

Hup is a Podling cook who dreams of being a Paladin. When the chivalrous bard Barfinnious comes to Hup’s village with tales of former glory, Hup leaves his small town to follow him.

But the longer they travel, the more Hup begins to doubt that Barfinnious is truly who he says he is.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5
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