PREVIEW | Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths, Vol. 1 (BOOM!/Archaia)
Monday, February 16, 2015 by
Brian Holguin (Aria, Spawn: The Dark Ages), working in close collaboration with designer and artist Brian Froud, pens the first volume of this three-part graphic novel prequel to the beloved 1982 fantasy film The Dark Crystal.
- Concept, character designs, and cover: Brian Froud
- Story: Brian Holguin
- Art: Alex Sheikman, Lizzy John
- Prose stories: Barbara Kesel
- Format: 96 pages, full color, trade paperback
- List price: $14.99
- Sale date: 18 February 2015
- Publisher’s description: For the first time in softcover, presenting part one of a graphic novel prequel trilogy that delves into the origins of the Skeksis, Mystics, Gelflings, and the definitive origin of the Dark Crystal itself, set 1,000 years before the events in the classic film. The story follows the creation of the planet Thra and its inhabitants and features the never-before-seen character Raunip, the son of Aughra, created specifically for this series by the film’s conceptual designer, Brian Froud.
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