LOS ANGELES, CA (December 10, 2019) – BOOM! Studios today revealed a first look at JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE #4, the latest issue in a new comic book series, introducing an explosive story leading up to the events of The Jim Henson Company’s new Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. Delve into the secret history of the world of Thra and its inhabitants before the Age of Resistance.
Enter a world of wonder, danger, and excitement with writer Nicole Andelfinger (Adventure Time), artist Esdras Cristobal (Rugrats), colorist Rod Fernandes, and letterer Jim Campbell as they uncover an epic story from the world of Thra in the time before Age of Resistance. War and chaos reign over the once peaceful land and Gelfling everywhere must fight for the survival of their clans against the terrifying Arathim.
Ordon, a mighty Gelfling warrior, and a young stowaway, Fara, set off on a quest to retrieve the one item that could save their kind. Now, with the end of their quest in sight, Ordon and Fara finally have hope that they will be able to save their village. 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 features main cover art by illustrator Mona Finden and variant connecting cover art by artists Kelly & Nichole Matthews (R.L. Stine’s Just Beyond).
JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE #4 is the latest release from BOOM! Studios’ ambitious Archaia imprint, home to graphic novels such as Bolivar by Sean Rubin; Mouse Guard by David Petersen; Girl in the Himalayas and New World by David Jesus Vignolli; Jane by Aline Brosh McKenna and Ramón Pérez; Persephone by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky and licensed series including Lev Grossman’s The Magicians by Lilah Sturges and Pius Bak; Jim Henson’s The Power of the Dark Crystal and Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Coronation.
Print copies of JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE #4 will be available for sale on December 18, 2019 at local comic book shops (use comicshoplocator.com to find the nearest one) or at the BOOM! Studios webstore. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including comiXology, iBooks, Google Play, and Madefire. A softcover edition of JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL CREATION MYTHS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION is now available in bookstores.
For more on JIM HENSON’S THE DARK CRYSTAL: AGE OF RESISTANCE and more from Archaia, please visit www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on Twitter.
About the Jim Henson Company
The Jim Henson Company has remained an established leader in family entertainment for over 60 years and is recognized worldwide as an innovator in puppetry, animatronics and digital animation. Best known as creators of the world-famous Muppets, Henson has received over 50 Emmy Awards and nine Grammy Awards. Recent credits include the critically acclaimed Netflix series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, Dot. (Universal Kids /Hulu), Word Party (Netflix), and Doozers (Hulu/ Sprout), and the Emmy®-nominated Splash and Bubbles (PBS), Julie’s Greenroom (Netflix), Sid the Science Kid (PBS), Dinosaur Train (PBS), and Pajanimals (Universal Kids). Television productions include Fraggle Rock, The Storyteller and the sci-fi cult series Farscape. Features include Sony Pictures Animation’s The Star and Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day, as well as The Dark Crystal, Labyrinth, MirrorMask, and Jim Henson’s Turkey Hollow. The Company is currently in production on Earth to Ned for Disney+ and Guillermo Del Toro’s Pinocchio for Netflix.
With additional locations in New York and London, The Jim Henson Company is headquartered in Los Angeles on the historic Charlie Chaplin lot, complete with soundstage and postproduction facilities. The Company is home to Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™, a pre-eminent character-building and visual effects group with international film, television, theme park and advertising clients, as well as Henson Recording Studios, one of the music industry’s top recording facilities known for its world-class blend of state-of-the-art and vintage equipment. The Company’s Henson Alternative brand includes the feature film The Happytime Murders, Netflix’s The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell, and the live puppet improvisational show Puppet-Up! – Uncensored, currently on tour.
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