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Labyrinth Sequel Coming from BOOM! Studios!

BOOM! Studios has announced a sequel to Jim Henson’s film, Labyrinth.

Written by S.M. Vidaurri and with art by artist Sarah Webb, Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Under the Spell reveals the secret history of Sir Didymus and the vow he made to guard the bridge over the Bog of Eternal Stench – just as a start.

Released under BOOM! Studios’ Archaia imprint, Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Under the Spell will be in comics shops on November 28th.

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First Look: BOOM! Studios’ The Sons of El Topo!

Alejandro Jodorowsky’s groundbreaking film El Topo is getting a sequel.

The Sons of El Topo Volume One: Cain is an original, hardcover, graphic novel – from BOOM! Studios’ Archaia imprint – that introduces us to the legendary gunslinger’s sons: Cain and Abel.

Written by Jodorowsky and illustrated by  José Ladrönn, The Sons of El Topo Volume One: Cain will be in stores on December 19th.

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Haunting Trailer: Run Wild!

When all of civilization begins turning into animals, only two people remain–young siblings Ava and Flynn. On a desperate search for safety in an unpredictable and violent world, they’ll traverse a wild and unruly landscape, make friends and foes of all species, and discover what really makes them human.

Run Wild is a new graphic novel from K.I. Zachopoulos and Vincenzo Balzano – creators of The Cloud. It will be released by BOOM! Studios imprint Archaia in July. A trailer for Run Wild follows below.

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The Secret to Persephone’s Identity Lies in the Underworld!

Persephone OGN cover by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky – Courtesy of Archaia.

Inspired by the Greek myth of Demeter and her daughter, Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky’s graphic novel Persephone follows a young girl whose search for the truth about her identity leads her on a journey deep into the Underworld.

Persephone will published under BOOM! Studios’ Archaia imprint and will be in stores in May 2018.

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Immortals Unsettled by A Girl in the Himalayas!

Written and illustrated by new talent David Jesus Vignolli, A Girl in the Himalyas is about a young girl whose unexpected arrival in the magical land of immortal beings threatens the sanctuary’s very existence.

A Girl in the Himalyas was submitted through Archaia’s open submissions portal – where its unique tone and resonant themes led to its being in bookstores and comics shops on April 8, 2018.

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Royden Lepp’s Rust Vol. 4 – Jet Jones’ Saga Concludes in 2018!

The saga that began with a boy with a jet pack falling into the Taylor family farm will conclude early next year – Rust Vol. 4: Soul in the Machine brings the story of Jet Jones to an end.

“Rust is about loss, loyalty, love, and courage,” says series creator Royden Lepp. “This final volume takes place entirely in the course of one final night on the farm as each member of the family must fight for their lives and choose what they truly believe.”

Rust Vol. 4: Soul in the Machine will be released in February 2018 – in both hardcover and softcover editions by BOOM! Studios under its Archaia imprint.

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BOOM! Studios’ Archaia Releasing Full-Color Hardcover Pizzeria Kamikaze!

In Pizzeria Kamikaze, after committing suicide, narrator Mordy is condemned to an afterlife where he still has to attend a crappy job in a place no less crappy than the place he came from. When he discovers that his beloved ex-girlfriend is there, too, he embarks on a much-needed road trip through an absurdist and fantastical landscape to find her.

First published in black and white by Alternative Comics in 2006, writer Etgar Keret (The Seven Good Years) and artist Asaf Hanuka’s graphic novel will be released in a full-color, hardcover edition. It will be in stores in February at comics shops, bookstores and digital content providers.

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Road to San Diego Day 9: BOOM! Stoudios Announces Jim Henson’s Laybrinth 2017 Special!

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special Main Cover by Derek Kirk Kim – Courtesy of BOOM! Studios.

BOOM! Studios, in partnership with The Jim Henson Company, has announced the Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special, on sale in November.

The Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special is a collection of short stories from the world of Jim Henson’s Labyrinth and will feature the work of many acclaimed creators including:  Jeff Stokely, Roger Langridge, Adam Smith, Katie Cook, Ryan Sook, Derek Kirk Kim, and more.

The Jim Henson’s Labyrinth 2017 Special comes from BOOM! Studios’ Archaia imprint.

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BOOM! Studios Sets Kids Dark Crystal Graphic Novel for Summer!

BOOM! Studios will be publishing Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal Tales, a children’s book from its Arachaia imprint, this summer.

The graphic novel will delve deep into the Skeksis-ruled land of Thra in a beautiful look at some of Jim Henson and Brian Froud’s finest creations from writer/artist Cory Godbey.

“The themes woven within The Dark Crystal have never been more important for children or the parents of those children to hear,” said Godbey. “As the UrSkek tells Jen, ‘…we all are a part of each other.'”

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Archaia and The Jim Henson Company Partner On New Dark Crystal Series!

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Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal is one of the most beloved of Jim Henson’s creations. Ever since it became a cult hit on home video, there’s been talk of a sequel – a script was even written.

Now, for the film’s 35th anniversary, BOOM! Studios’ imprint Archaia, in partnership with The Jim Henson Company, is publishing The Power of The Dark Crystal – a twelve-issue series based on the proposed sequel script by David Odell, Annette Odell, and Craig Pearce.

Adapted by Simon Spurrier (Six-Gun Gorilla) and artists Kelly and Nichole Matthews (Lumberjanes/Gotham Academy), the first issue of The Power of the Dark Crystal debuts on February 15, 2017. For details, read on.

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Archaia To Launch Jim Henson’s The Storyteller: Giants At NYCC 2016!

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Archaia, an imprint under the BOOM! Studios umbrella, is continuing its Jim Henson’s Storyteller series of limited series with the four-issue Jim Henson’s Storyteller: Giants – and will introduce it at New York Comic-Con 2016. The first issue will be in stores on December 7th.

BOOM! Studios will have four NYCC 2016 Exclusives available for sale at the con: The Backstagers #1, Lumberjanes #29, Kong of Skull Island #1 NYCC Exclusive, and the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers 2016 Annual NYCC Exclusive.

Read on for details. New York Comic-Con 2016 runs from October 6th-9th.

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