On Wednesday, January 2nd, Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios, has the official sequel to Jim Henson’s beloved fantasy film with the first collected volume of THE POWER OF THE DARK CRYSTAL! Here’s a look at the cover, the storyline, and preview pages for this week’s new softcover trade paperback release from BOOM! Studios on New Comic Book Day! #NCBD
Years have passed since the events of the original film, and though Jen and Kira have ruled Thra as King and Queen, they have become distracted by power and can no longer feel or see the needs of the world the way they once did.
A young Fireling named Thurma is tasked with stealing a shard of the Crystal to restore power to her neglected, dying world. Along the way she’ll befriend the young Gelfling Kensho, conjure the Skeksis and Mystics, and embark on one incredible adventure.
Collects issues #1-4.
About BOOM! Studios
BOOM! Studios was founded by Ross Richie in 2005 with the singular focus of creating world-class comic book and graphic novel storytelling for all audiences. Through the development of four distinct imprints—BOOM! Studios, BOOM! Box, KaBOOM!, and Archaia—BOOM! has produced award-winning original work, including Lumberjanes, The Woods, Giant Days, Klaus, and Mouse Guard, while also breaking new ground with established licenses such as WWE, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Cartoon Network, and The Jim Henson Company properties. BOOM! will also bring their original series to life through unique first-look relationships with 20th Century Fox for film and with 20th Television for the small screen. Please visit www.boom-studios.com for more information.