Based on a story by Jim Henson’s Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance series writers, Jeffrey Addiss and Will Matthews, Nicole Andelfinger (Lumberjanes) and Matias Basla (Sparrowhawk) present an official tie-into the next chapter of the pop culture phenomenon, now streaming on Netflix.
Here’s a look at the covers, the storyline, and preview pages for this week’s new release from BOOM! Studios on New Comic Book Day! #NCBD
BOOM! STUDIOS COMICS
New Release for the week of September 25th, 2019
Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance #1
Main Cover: Mona Finden
Preorder Connecting Variant: Kelly and Nichole Matthews
Unlocked Retailer Variant: Christian Ward
Variant Cover: Kevin Tong
One Per Store “Thank You” Variant by Netflix
Blank Variant Cover Also Available
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.
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