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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

Preview: Jim Henson’s The Power Of The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 SC

Jim Henson’s The Power Of The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 SC

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

The legend continues in an official sequel to Jim Henson’s beloved fantasy film, THE DARK CRYSTAL. Jen and Kira’s greatest fear has been realized as the Crystal is broken once more. 

The evil Skeksis have returned, eager to regain their cruel dominance over the world. But as the Gelfling and Skeksis battle for control of the Crystal Castle, Jen pursues those responsible for breaking the Crystal. On their own and on the run, Thurma and Kensho must stick together as they journey across the wildlands of Thra if they are to make it to the Fireling home deep beneath the planet’s surface. While they come across faces new and old on their quest, they are unaware of the threat following their trail: the Chamberlain.     

Written by Simon Spurrier (Sandman, Star Wars) and Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Warlords of Appalachia) and lushly illustrated by Kelly and Nichole Matthews (Toil & Trouble), The Power of the Dark Crystal continues the bestselling sequel to one of Jim Henson’s most revered creations. 

Collects Power of the Dark Crystal issues 5-8. 

Jim Henson’s The Power Of The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 SC

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

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

Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Writer:  Brian Holguin, Joshua Dysart, and Matthew Dow Smith
Artist: Brian Froud, Alex Sheikman, and Lizzy John
Letterers: Deron Bennett, Dave Lanphear
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 Dark Crystal Creation Myths: The Complete Collection HC
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