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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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Weavers: Wondrous Webs & $#!+!

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Sid Thyme is in a bit of a spot. The second in command of the Weavers has died and given him her power. Now he’s a Weaver – no choice in the matter. But he’s also curious – a very bad thing to be in a gang of players with powers (even if he’s inherited the power of one of the gang’s heaviest hitters).

Weavers #1 is in stores now. Follow the jump for my review.

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Extermination: They Won; We Lost!

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When an alien invasion shreds the Earth’s defenses and takes over the planet, humanity’s only hope is that the Earth’s superheroes and supervillains can overcome their enmity and work together to win the planet back.

That’s the premise of Boom! Studios new title, Extermination, which will ship its full-size, 22-page, one dollar premiere  in June.The book is written by Simon Spurrier [X-Club, Fear Itself: The Home Front, Crossed, Wolverine: Dangerous Games] and drawn by Jeffrey Edwards. An all-star cast of artists provides variant covers for the premiere issue,.

Follow the jump for a preview of Extermination – and ordering information.

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