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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.

Your First Look at Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #6

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #6, the next chapter in a twelve-issue comic book series based on stories from writers from the Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Jeffrey Addis and Will Matthews, introducing the untold histories of key characters from the show, and featuring explosive events tying into the critically acclaimed production from The Jim Henson Company.

In Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #6, available in stores February 26, 2020, writer Adam Cesare, artist French Carlomagno, and letterer Jim Campbell present the story of fan favorite Hup and brand-new character Barfinnious.

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 realizes 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

Your First Look at Barfinnious and Hup in Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5

BOOM! Studios has revealed a first look at the new story arc in Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5, the next chapter in a twelve-issue comic book series based on stories from writers from the Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance Jeffrey Addis and Will Matthews, introducing the untold histories of key characters from the show, and featuring explosive events tying into the critically acclaimed The Jim Henson Company production.

In The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5, available in January 15, 2020, writer Adam Cesare and artist French Carlomagno present the story of fan favorite Hup and brand-new character Barfinnious. 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. Can he trust the smooth-talking bard to help him realize his dreams or will his future as a noble knight end before it ever really began?

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5 (of 12) features a main cover by illustrator Mona Finden and a variant connecting cover by artists Kelly and Nichole Matthews.

The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #4

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #4

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Nicole Andelfinger
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist: Rod Fernandes
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:
 
    Main Cover: Mona Finden
    Variant Cover: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
Price: $3.99

With the end of their quest within sight, Ordon and Fara finally have hope that they will be able to save their respective villages. But the journey home proves just as treacherous, and the two of them may arrive too late to stop the destruction of everything they love…

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #4

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #3

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #3

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Price: $3.99
Writer: Nicole Andelfinger
Artist: Matias Basla
Colorist: Miquel Muerto
Letterer:  Jim Campbell
Cover Artists:  
    Main Cover: Mona Finden
    Variant Cover: Kelly and Nichole Matthews

When the Gelfling village of Stone-in-the-Wood is at the brink of annihilation from a terrible enemy, the great warrior Ordon is sent on a quest to retrieve the mythical weapon that promises to turn the tide of battle. Now, his quest is underway and Ordon has an ally in Fara, the future leader of the Stonewood clan. Together, they must find the Dual Glaive before their entire way of life is destroyed. But with Ordon poisoned and Fara helpless, is their quest over before it begins?

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #3

Hup the Podling Becomes a Hero in Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5

BOOM! Studios has announced a brand new creative team for the next story arc of Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, a twelve-issue comic book series based on stories 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 critically acclaimed Netflix series from The Jim Henson Company, The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance.

In Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #5, available on January 15, 2020, writer Adam Cesare and artist French Carlomagno present a story of fan-favorite Podling Hup and brand new character Barfinnious. 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. Can he trust the smooth-talking bard to help him realize his dreams or will his future as a noble knight end before it ever really began?

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

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection SC

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection SC

Publisher: BOOM! Studios
Writer: Brian Holguin, Joshua Dysart, and Matthew Dow Smith
Artist: Brian Froud, Alex Sheikman, and Lizzy John
Letterers: Derron Bennett, Dave Lanphaer
Cover Artist: Brian Froud
Price: $39.99

Collected for the first time in one oversized edition, this series reveals the definitive origins of the Skeksis, Mystics, Gelfling, and the Dark Crystal itself while introducing all new characters in an epic spanning thousands of years. 

Written by Brian Holguin (Spawn: Origins), Joshua Dysart (Unknown Soldier), and Matthew Dow Smith (Doctor Who), and lushly illustrated by Alex Sheikman (Robotika) and Lizzy John (Fraggle Rock), Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths  is a breathtaking return to the fantasy world that has captivated audiences for over thirty years.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection SC

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #2

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #2

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
Connecting Variant Cover: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
Price:
$3.99

The epic tale of our Gelfling hero continues as his quest places him in mortal danger from some of the fiercest creatures on Thra.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance #2
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