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Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: The Novelization SC

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: The Novelization SC

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  A.C.H. Smith
Artist: Brian Froud
Cover Artist: Brian Froud
Price: $14.99

Another World, Another Time…In the Age of Wonder.

Experience the incredible magic of Jim Henson’s fantasy epic The Dark Crystal adapted by A.C.H. Smith and personally overseen by Jim Henson.

Featuring unpublished illustrations by legendary illustrator Brian Froud and the production design team at JIM HENSON’S CREATURE SHOP as well as Jim Henson’s never-before-seen notes on an early draft of the adaptation detailing his vision for the fantastical world of Thra.

Jim Henson's The Dark Crystal: The Novelization SC

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #10

Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #10

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Cover Artist:
    Main Cover: Benjamin Dewey
    Preorder Cover: David Petersen
Price: $3.99

Bolstered by their reunion, Kensho and Thurma both return to their homelands with the truths they have learned. Kensho journeys back to the Crystal Castle to face the Royal Guard. Some cheer his return, while others rebuke his claim to the Throne. Meanwhile, Thurma returns from the Cinder with a pressing revelation.

Jim Henson's Beneath the Dark Crystal #10

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 1 HC

Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 1 HC

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

Writer Adam Smith (Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special) and artist Alexandria Huntington (Avengers Origins) present a new sequel to the hit film!

Arriving at the Crystal Castle where he was once a lowly acolyte, Kensho is asked to accept the responsibility as leader of Thra. But he will have to rectify sins of the past before he can decide if he—or anyone—is fit to rule.

Meanwhile, the realm of Mithra is being rebuilt by the newly-crowned Ember Queen Thurma, whose own quest to decide the future of her land is thrown into question when another Fireling makes a claim as the true heir to the throne.

Jim Henson's Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 1 HC

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #7

Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #7

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Colorist: Laura Langston
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist:
    Main Cover: Benjamin Dewey
    Preorder Cover: David Petersen
Price: $3.99

Kensho and his companions must journey further into Thra, to a Valley that has not been inhabited in over a hundred years. Meanwhile, Thurma makes a crucial decision that alters her fate and that of the entire Fireling land forever.

Jim Henson's Beneath the Dark Crystal #7

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #6

Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #6

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Colorist: Laura Langston
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist:
    Main Cover: Benjamin Dewey
    Preorder Cover: David Petersen
Price: $3.99

Thurma tests her new Fireling abilities with dangerous results while Kensho and the others seal the fate of the town of Dagger Root… for better or worse.

Jim Henson's Beneath the Dark Crystal #6

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #5

Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #5

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Cover Artist:
Main Cover: Benjamin Dewey
Preorder Cover: David Petersen
Incentive Cover: Ramón K. Pérez
Price: $3.99

The challenge for the throne between Thurma and Nita begins in Mithra! Meanwhile, Kensho and his new companions visit a village with hopes of helping the locals…but things are not as they appear.

Preview: Jim Henson’s Dark Crystal Creation Myths Boxed Set

Jim Henson’s Dark Crystal Creation Myths Boxed Set

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writers: Brian Froud, Brian Holguin, Joshua Dysart, Matthew Dow Smith
Artist: Alex Sheikman and Lizzy John
Letterer: Deron Bennett
Cover Artist: Brian Froud
Price: $29.99

Brian Froud, legendary conceptual designer of the beloved Jim Henson fantasy film The Dark Crystal, returns to the world he helped create in this official prequel trilogy to the cult-classic film.

Collected together in one set for the first time, this graphic novel 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.

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #3

Jim Henson’s Beneath the Dark Crystal #3

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: Adam Smith
Artist: Alexandria Huntington
Cover Artist:
    Main Cover: Benjamin Dewey
    Preorder Cover: David Petersen
    Incentive Cover: Lee Garbett
Letterer: Jim Campbell
Price: $3.99

The challenge for the throne between Thurma and Nita begins in Mithra! Meanwhile, Kensho and his new companions visit a village with hopes of helping the locals…but things are not as they appear.

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: A Discovery Adventure

Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: A Discovery Adventure

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer: N/A
Artist: Ann Marcellino and Laura Langston
Cover Artist: Ann Marcellino
Price: $14.99

Delve deep into the world of Jim Henson’s beloved creation The Dark Crystal in this interactive Discovery Adventure!

Join Jen and Kira on a grand adventure through the world of Thra in their journey to restore the Dark Crystal. Help them find the missing shard, evade Skeksis, and heal their land.

Each page contains dense artwork with hidden treasures waiting to be found as readers rediscover the magic of the cult-classic film, with lush spreads that present Jim Henson and Brian Froud’s fantastical vision of Thra and the wonderful creatures that live there

Featuring bonus challenges that take viewers deeper into the Crystal Castle or Aughra’s Observatory.

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

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: $24.99

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.

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