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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

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal #12

Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal #12

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
Price: $3.99

The Glass Castle, home of the Firelings and their final protection, is under siege—and Thurma cannot defend it alone. But as her former rival, Nita, and the rest of her people come together, Thurma realizes that she has never been alone, and that working together is the only way to defeat The Fire That Stays.

Jim Henson's Beneath The Dark Crystal #12

Preview: Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal #11

Jim Henson’s Beneath The Dark Crystal #11

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
Price: $3.99

Thurma and the other Firelings are under attack from an enemy more powerful than they could have imagined. With the ability to control water, The Fire That Stays could wipe out their entire race in a single attack, and only Thurma and her flame stand between the Firelings and total destruction.

SDCC 2019: Netflix Brings The Witcher and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance to Hall H

San Diego Comic-Con 2019 is just a few weeks away and the announcements are rolling in as far as what we’ll be seeing at the convention and especially Hall H.

Netflix has announced that they’re bringing The Witcher and The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance to the convention. The back-to-back panels take place on Friday, June 19.

THE WITCHER: A NETFLIX ORIGINAL SERIES

Friday, 7/19/2019; 2:15PM – 3:00PM
Hall H

Based on the best-selling fantasy series of books, THE WITCHER is an epic tale of fate and family.  Be among the first to get the exclusive scoop on the highly anticipated new Netflix original series centering around famed monster hunter, Geralt of Rivia. Be introduced to the world of The Continent, where humans, elves, witchers, gnomes, and monsters battle to survive and thrive, and where good and evil is not easily identified. 

NETFLIX PRESENTS: THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE

Friday, 7/19/2019; 3:30PM – 5:15PM
Hall H

Netflix presents an exclusive sneak peek at the highly-anticipated fantasy series, THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE, based on Jim  Henson’s groundbreaking 1982 feature film, THE DARK CRYSTAL. In this stunning new prequel, three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis’ power, and set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world. Realized using classic puppetry with cutting edge visual effects, the cast and creators discuss all of your burning questions about bringing Thra to life. 

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
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