The Jim Henson Company and Archaia announced today that their first Fraggle Rock comic book miniseries makes its anxiously awaited debut in comic book shops this April.
With all the evil and corrupt imagination in our world, it’s a wonder we haven’t blown ourselves to Kingdom Come already. But what if we almost did? What if humanity came to the brink of extinction?
It has been long expected since we first saw the earlier prototype over 8 months ago. Overall, Archaia is very excited about the prospects of reaching a much larger audience.
Archaia has announced that the series is getting a digital release through Archaia Digital, with the first issue being free for iPhone and iPod Touch users right now via the the free iVerse Comics app.
Mann is a very good artist, with beautiful bleak land- and seascapes and great character designs. He also easily switches from ancient times to modern, from the fantastic to the mundane.
The list of 73 titles, drawn from 127 official nominations, is presented annually at the ALA Midwinter Meeting. The books, recommended for those ages 12-18, meet the criteria of both good quality literature and appealing reading for teens.
Because of our direct relationships with many of the local publishers in LA, we wanted to start spotlighting them in the store. For that purpose we got new fixtures, which are debuting today at the store, and the first publisher we are spotlighting is Archaia Comics.