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'The Power of the Dark Crystal' comic takes us beyond Jim Henson's muppet fantasy

'The Power of the Dark Crystal' comic takes us beyond Jim Henson's muppet fantasy

What happened after the heroes vanquished darkness and restored balance to their world? Fans of “The Dark Crystal” are about to find out. 

Thirty-five years after Jim Henson and Frank Oz introduced audiences to Gelfings, Mystics and Skeksis  in the puppet-populated world of Thra, the official sequel, “The Power of the Dark Crystal,” is finally here. The 12-part comic book series from writer Simon Spurrier and sibling artists Kelly and Nichole Matthews picks up long after the events of the original film.

“The sequel begins a century later,” said Spurrier. “It’s been a hundred years of peace and prosperity, in which new cultures have grown up....

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