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Boom! Studios and The Jim Henson Company have announced that they are expanding the Storyteller line this December with the release of the four-issue limited series Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Fairies, which features stand-alone stories by Matt Smith (Lake of Fire, Barbarian Lord), Benjamin Schipper (Cap’n Rex & His Clever Crew), Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings), and Celia Lowenthal (The Saga of Gisli the Outlaw).
“The Storyteller television series used classic folklore as a showcase for Jim Henson’s incredible creativity,” says Cameron Chittock, Boom! Studios associate editor. “We encourage the artists working on this property to approach their stories with the same creative tenacity. The artists for Fairies rose to the occasion in inspiring fashion. We can’t wait for fans to see the detail and imagination put into each tale.”
- Gary Collinson
We haven't seen the last of Skeksis' wrath, as Netflix has announced the new series The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance. A collaboration with The Jim Henson Company, the ten-episode series is a prequel to Henson's beloved 1982 film and is teased in its first trailer.
Press Release: Hollywood, CA (May 18, 2017) - A beloved classic from the 80s marks its return as Netflix, the world’s leading internet entertainment network, will bring The Jim Henson Company’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance exclusively to members around the world. The 10-episode fantasy adventure series is a prequel to the groundbreaking 1982 fan favorite The Dark Crystal, and takes place many years before the events of the film. The series will be shot in the U.K., and will star an ensemble of fantastical, state-of-the-art creatures created by Jim Henson’s Creature Shop™ and Brian Froud[/link], the original feature’s conceptual designer. »
- Derek Anderson
A beloved classic from the 80s marks its return as Netflix, the world's leading internet entertainment network, will bring The Jim Henson Company's Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance exclusively to members around the world. The 10-episode fantasy adventure series is a prequel to the groundbreaking 1982 fan favorite The Dark Crystal, and takes place many years before the events of the film. The series will be shot in the U.K., and will star an ensemble of fantastical, state-of-the-art creatures created by Jim Henson's Creature Shop and Brian Froud[/link], the original feature's conceptual designer.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance returns to the world of Thra with an all new adventure. When three Gelfling discover the horrifying secret behind the Skeksis' power, they set out on an epic journey to ignite the fires of rebellion and save their world.
Boom! Studios launches its new Western supernatural series Death Be Damned from creators Ben Acker and Ben Blacker (Deadpool Vs. Gambit, The Thrilling Adventure Hour), Andrew Miller (The Secret Circle) and Hannah Christenson (Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Dragons, Harrow County) this Wednesday, and we’ve got a preview of the first issue for you here…
Seven outlaws have killed Miranda Coler and her family, but her death turned out to be a little less permanent than they expected. Blessed with the inability to fully die until she exacts revenge on her family’s killers, but cursed to lose a part of her memories every time she’s “killed,” Miranda will need the help of Joseph Murray, an undertaker dabbling in necromancy hoping to bring back his wife, if Miranda’s ever to find peace.
Death Be Damned #1 is set for release on Wednesday, February 8th, priced $3.99. »
- Gary Collinson
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