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Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Nicole Andelfinger
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist
:  Miquel Muerto
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:  

    Main Cover: Mona Finden
    Variant Cover: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
Price: $3.99

AN OFFICIAL TIE-IN TO THE HIT NETFLIX SERIES!

Based on a story by Jim Henson’s Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance series writers, Will Matthews & Jeffery Addiss, Nicole Andelfinger (Lumberjanes) and Matias Basla (Sparrowhawk) present an official tie-into the next chapter of the pop culture phenomenon, now streaming on Netflix.

Return to another world, another time…in the age of wonder. The great warrior Ordon is sent on a quest to retrieve the mythical weapon that promises to save his people. His only ally is Fara, the future leader of the Stonewood clan. Together, they must find the Dual Glaive before their entire way of life is destroyed.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1

Christian Ward’s Cover to Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1 is Revealed

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at the brand new Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1 variant cover art by Eisner Award-winning artist and illustrator Christian Ward, featuring the power-hungry and malevolent Skeksis, The Scientist, who first appeared in The Dark Crystal film and will appear in The Jim Henson Company’s new Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. 

The first issue in the new 12-issue comic book series, available in September 2019, introduces an explosive story leading up to the events of The Jim Henson Company’s new Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Writer Nicole Andelfinger and artist Matias Basla delve into the secret history of the world of Thra and its inhabitants before the Age of Resistance. 

Meet Maudra Vala of the Stonewood Clan, mother of young rebel Maudra Fara, and a Gelfling leader trying to save her people from complete destruction. The terrifying Arathim, giant spiders and the Gelflings sworn enemies, have swarmed the land, wreaking destruction and chaos everywhere between Gelfling clans and Arathim as they battle for dominance over the forests and caves of Thra. Maudra Vala sends her greatest warrior, Ordon, to the Tomb of Relics to retrieve a mythical weapon that could be the key to winning the war. But the path to the legendary relic is riddled with secret traps and hidden dangers. Will even Ordon, greatest of Gelfling warriors, be able to make his way alone to the Stonewood clan’s last hope for survival? 

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1 also features a main cover by illustrator Mona Finden and a variant connecting cover by artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews. It comes to shelves September 25, 2019.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1 Christian Ward Cover

Your First Look at Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1, the first issue in a new 12-issue comic book series, available September 25, 2019, introducing an explosive story leading up to the events of The Jim Henson Company’s new Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Writer Nicole Andelfinger and artist Matias Basla delve into the secret history of the world of Thra and its inhabitants before the Age of Resistance. 

Meet Maudra Vala of the Stonewood Clan, mother of young rebel Maudra Fara, and a Gelfling leader trying to save her people from complete destruction. The terrifying Arathim, giant spiders and the Gelfling’s sworn enemies, have swarmed the land, wreaking destruction and chaos everywhere between Gelfling clans and Arathim as they battle for dominance over the forests and caves of Thra. Maudra Vala sends her greatest warrior, Ordon, to the Tomb of Relics to retrieve a mythical weapon that could be the key to winning the war. But the path to the legendary relic is riddled with secret traps and hidden dangers. Will even Ordon, greatest of Gelfling warriors, be able to make his way alone to the Stonewood Clan’s last hope for survival? 

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1 features a main cover by illustrator Mona Finden and a variant connecting cover by artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews.

 Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1

Preview: Sparrowhawk SC

Sparrowhawk SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Delilah S. Dawson
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist: Rebecca Nalty
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Miguel Mercado
Price: $19.99

As the illegitimate daughter of a Naval Captain, Artemisia has never fit in with her father’s family, nor the high class world to which they belong. However, when she is targeted by the Faerie Queen and pulled into another realm, she has no choice but to fight her way back home, amongst evil fairies who want her head, and untrustworthy allies that claim solidarity but have ulterior motives. 

New York Times bestselling author Delilah S. Dawson (Ladycastle, Star Wars: Phasma) and illustrator Matias Basla (The Claw and Fang) present a gripping dark fantasy tale of a young woman claiming her time and her agency. Collects the entire limited series.

Sparrowhawk SC

BOOM! Announces Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Tying into the Netflix series

BOOM! Studios has announced Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, a new twelve-issue comic book series based on a story from Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance writers Jeffrey Addis and Will Matthews, introducing the untold histories of key characters from the show, and featuring explosive events tying into the highly anticipated Netflix series  from The Jim Henson Company, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, in stores September 25, 2019. The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, will premiere on Netflix on August 30, 2019.

Enter a world of wonder, danger, and excitement with writer Nicole Andelfinger and artist Matias Basla as they uncover an epic story from the world of Thra in the time before Age of Resistance. War and chaos reign over the once peaceful land and Gelflings everywhere must fight for the survival of their clans against menacing forces. When a Gelfling soldier sets off on a quest to retrieve the one item that could save their people, he changes the destinies of the inhabitants of Thra forever.

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1 (of 12) features a main cover by illustrator Mona Finden and a variant connecting cover by artists Kelly and Nichole Matthews.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1 main cover Mona Finden
Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1 variant cover by Kelly & Nichole Matthews

Preview: Sparrowhawk #5

Sparrowhawk #5

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Delilah S. Dawson
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist: Rebecca Nalty
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Miguel Mercado
Price: $3.99

Art’s quest has led her to the Unseelie Queen’s palace and the terrible sacrifice she’ll have to make to return home.

Sparrowhawk #5

Preview: Sparrowhawk #4

Sparrowhawk #4

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Delilah S. Dawson
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist: Rebecca Nalty
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist:  Miguel Mercado
Price
: $3.99

Art and her strange allies come to a crossroads as they finally reach the Unseelie Queen’s castle.

Sparrowhawk #4

Preview: Sparrowhawk #3

Sparrowhawk #3

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Delilah S. Dawson
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist: Rebecca Nalty
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Miguel Mercado
Price: $3.99

Though Art is growing stronger in Faerie, she is still hunted, still pursued. When she meets another creature on the run, Art must learn if she is ready to move from prey to protector.

Preview: Sparrowhawk #2

Sparrowhawk #2

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Delilah S. Dawson
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist: Rebecca Nalty
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist: Miguel Mercado
Price: $3.99

Trapped in the beautiful, deadly world of Faerie, Art realizes that there is only one way out. To survive, she has to fight. To escape, she has to win.

Your First Look at Sparrowhawk #2 from Delilah S. Dawson and Matias Basla

BOOM! Studios has unveiled a first look at Sparrowhawk #2, the next chapter of the new limited series from acclaimed writer Delilah S. Dawson and rising star artist Matias Basla, which goes on-sale in comic shops on November 7th.

Artemisia is the daughter of a Naval Captain, born of two very different worlds and never quite fitting in with her father’s family nor the high-class life to which they belong in the complicated time that is the Victorian Era of London, 1851. Trapped in the beautiful, deadly world of Faerie, Art realizes that there is only one way out. To survive, she has to fight. To escape, she has to win.

Sparrowhawk #2 features a main cover by Miguel Mercado and will be available for sale on November 7th.

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