On sale this week from Archaia is The Dark Crystal: Creation Myths, the first of a three-volume prequel to the events of the cult classic Jim Henson film. Devised by Brian Froud, the conceptual designer behind the
Written by Jim Henson and his frequent collaborator Jerry Juhl, Tale Of Sand was a completed 1974 screenplay discovered in the late master's archives. The dark and decidedly surreal story follows an unnamed man who finds himself in a tiny town that, even though it's in the middle of a seemingly endless desert, contains all manners of cultural anachronisms like swinging jazz clubs, monkeys playing cymbals, and hula girls. For mysterious reasons, the man is brough
Archaia showed off a few pieces of Ramón Pérez's art from the graphic novel adaptation of Jim Henson and Jerry Juhl's unfilmed screenplay, A Tale of Sand, in their 2011 Free Comic Book Day issue, but aside from those images fans haven't learned much else about the visual side of the title. A few cool new details have emerged from LA Weekly's recent visit to Archaia's studio, however, that flesh out the kind of reading experience readers can expect when A Tale of Sand
Sometimes a comic comes along that knocks your socks off. A few years back, The Many Adventures of Miranda Mercury #295 did that to me. Granted, there were no actual issues #1 through #294, but we were lead to understand that those (as yet) hypothetical comics charted the rise of Miranda Mercury as she grew from a kid into the foremost adventurer in the galaxy. The conceit that was act
Goodness: Comics Express, a free 24-page comic to be distributed to kids and teens affected by the Joplin, Mo. tornado disaster that features talent from across the industry needs a little help reaching its fundraising goal. You can donate to the pr
This week, Archaia Studios is giving old fans and new readers alike a chance to get familiar with one of the best-loved properties of the '80s with their release of "Fraggle Rock" #1, hitting shelves on Wednesday with a special Free Comic Book Day story on Saturday!
We here at ComicsAlliance are looking forward to this, but since it's been a good 20 years since we've actually watched "Fraggle Rock," we thought a quick refresher course might be in order. That's why we got CA contributors Ch
CBR talked to Zachary Quinto about how the "Heroes" star will soon be stepping into the role of "comic book producer" for two titles at Archaia Comics. If you're not really sure what "comic book producer" means, don't feel bad