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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

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

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 HC

Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 HC

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

Kensho and Thurma are worlds apart and their hopes of being reunited begin to dim. Alongside her rival, Nita, Thurma studies under the tutelage of the legendary Fireling elder known simply as The Fire That Stays. As the two prospective queens compete against one another, their teacher reveals new abilities of the Firelings with dark and powerful potential that could change the throne forever. In Thra, Kensho’s quest takes him to a place of wonder long forgotten…the Valley of the Mystics. There, alongside his companions, Kensho will need to face his past and the future he so desperately flees. 

Writer Adam Smith (Long Walk to Valhalla) and artist Alexandria Huntington continue Kensho and Thurma’s quests as the fate of two worlds hang in the balance.

Jim Henson's Beneath The Dark Crystal Vol. 2 HC

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
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