Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Archive Edition #1

Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Archive Edition #1

Illustrated by: John Buscema

Written by: Sid Jacobson

Release date: April 10th, 2024

Marvel Comics/BOOM! Studios

*Minor Spoilers Ahead

It’s a nightmare come true for one teenage girl when goblins tear her baby brother from her grasp! Journey back to the iconic fantasy realm of the 1986 classic in this brand new edition of the original Marvel Comics adaptation.

Adapted by Sid Jacobson with enchanting artwork by John Buscema, this archive-worthy edition is a can’t-miss collectible for fans of the seminal film, available for the first time in over 35 years.

This facsimile release features the original cover by John Buscema, as well as an all-new variant cover by Miguel Mercado!

“Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Archive Edition #1” takes readers on a nostalgic journey back to the beloved fantasy realm of the 1986 classic film. Adapted by Sid Jacobson and illustrated by John Buscema, this archive-worthy edition is a treat for fans of the original movie and comic book fans alike.

The story follows sixteen-year-old Sarah (Jennifer Connelly) as she embarks on a perilous quest to rescue her baby brother from the clutches of the enigmatic Goblin King (David Bowie). Capturing the essence of Jim Henson’s imaginative world, Jacobson’s adaptation expertly translates the charm and wonder of the film onto the pages of this comic book.

Buscema’s artwork is nothing short of enchanting, bringing the fantastical creatures and labyrinthine landscapes to vivid life. Each panel is rich in detail, immersing readers in the magical realm of the story. From the mischievous goblins to the imposing presence of the Goblin King himself, every character is rendered with care and precision.

One of the highlights of this edition is the inclusion of the original cover by John Buscema, offering fans a nostalgic glimpse into the past. Additionally, the all-new variant cover by Miguel Mercado adds a fresh perspective to the iconic imagery of the film, making this edition a must-have for collectors.

As a reprint of the original “Labyrinth #1” published by Marvel Comics in 1986, this edition by BOOM! Studios holds a special place in the hearts of fans who grew up with the film. However, its timeless appeal ensures that it will captivate new audiences as well, introducing them to the magic and wonder of Jim Henson’s creation.

“Jim Henson’s Labyrinth: Archive Edition #1” is more than just a comic book – it’s a celebration of one of the most beloved fantasy films of all time. With its captivating storytelling and breathtaking artwork, this edition serves as a fitting tribute to the enduring legacy of “Labyrinth” and its unforgettable characters. Whether you’re a longtime fan or discovering the world of the Goblin King for the first time, this comic book is sure to delight and enchant readers of all ages.

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A Return to the Labyrinth!

Colors - 9.7
Design - 9.7
Illustration - 9.7
Narrative - 9.7
Subplot - 9.6

9.7

Marvel Comics and BOOM! Studios have released "Jim Henson's Labyrinth: Archive Edition #1" on April 10th, 2024. Adapted by Sid Jacobson with art by John Buscema, it's a reprint of the 1986 Marvel Comics adaptation of the iconic fantasy film "Labyrinth." Follow 16-year-old Sarah as she ventures through a labyrinth to rescue her baby brother from the clutches of the Goblin King. This collector's edition includes the original cover by Buscema and a new variant cover by Miguel Mercado, making it a must-have for fans of the film.


Genre: Fantasy
Series: Labyrinth | Illustrated by John Buscema
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