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Review: Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths Vol. II


Concept, character designs and cover- Brian Froud

Writer- Joshua Dysart

Art- Alex Sheikman and Lizzy John

Letterer- Deron Bennett

Archaia’s The Dark Crystal journey began back in 2011 with a Free Comic Book Day story.  The journey continued, and saw a 3 volume series of prequel stories called The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths be released from 2012 to 2015 in hardback graphic novel editions.  Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘Tale of Sand: the Illustrated Screenplay’

(Archaia, 2014)

Tale of Sand: The Illustrated Screenplay
Written by Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl
Illustrated by Ramon K. Perez
Edited by Stephen Christy

Anyone who grew up in the 80’s grew up with Jim Henson.  I was no different, and perhaps I was even more inundated with the Henson-esque style of television because we didn’t have cable until I was in high school. Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow’

(Archaia, 2014)

The Musical Monsters of Turkey Hollow
The Lost Television Special by Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl

Adapted, Illustrated, and Hand-Lettered by Roger Langridge
Colors by Ian Herring

I’ve been a lifelong fan of everything Henson.  From the first time I saw The Muppet Show, to the tenth time I watched The Dark Crystal, Jim Henson has been a major influence in my life.  Those films, and Sesame Street, were the Continue reading


REVIEW: ‘Butterfly’ #1

(Archaia, 2014)

Story by Arash Amel
Written by Marguerite Bennett
Illustrated by Antonio Fuso
Colored by Adam Guzowski
Lettered by Steve Wands
Cover by Phil Noto

*Major Spoilage…you’ve been warned.

As I’ve gotten more involved with the comic industry, and more vigilant on the entertainment industry as well, I’ve found it easier to watch trends.  Most recently of course we saw Continue reading

REVIEW: ‘The Last Broadcast’ #1

(Archaia, 2014)

Written by Andre Sirangelo
Illustrated by Gabriel Iumazark
Letters by Deron Bennett

There is a magnetism about the world of the stage magician, especially about those at the turn of the century, who really perfected illusions on stage and the way to divert an audiences’ attention.  Harry Houdini is the obvious and most popular, but there were countless others, including the Maskelyne and Robert Houdin.  When films like Continue reading