BOOM! Studios & The Jim Henson Company Present a Brand New Adaptation of LABYRINTH

Rediscover the timeless classic in a new graphic format in September 2024

Ahead of the landmark 40th Anniversary of Jim Henson’s seminal film in 2026, BOOM! Studios is proud to present the FIRST EVER graphic adaptation of A.C.H. Smith’s beloved novelization of JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH! Adapted by writer Kyla Vanderklugt (Demon in the Wood) and artist Giorgio Spalletta (Alice Never After), experience the awe and wonder like never before in September 2024.

Through dangers untold and hardships unnumbered, join Sarah on her surreal adventure through the twisting and changing paths to the castle beyond the Goblin City as she sets out to save her baby brother from the Goblin King, Jareth.

Labyrinth is such a unique fantasy that holds a special place in the hearts of so many,” said writer Kyla Vanderklugt. “It was a privilege to adapt the film into graphic novel form, and Giorgio’s art is perfect to bring the story to mesmerizing life. I can’t wait for readers to fall in love with the world and characters all over again, just as I did.” 

Labyrinth is one of the films that most frightened and most fascinated me as a child,” said artist Giorgio Spalletta. “I am overjoyed to interpret that universe that has so influenced my imagination by getting to explore every corner of it.”

JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH #1 features main cover art by Miguel Mercado (Go Go Power Rangers) and variants by Elizabeth Torque (The Mighty Captain Marvel), Veronica Fish (Blackwood), and David Mack (American Gods)! 

JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH is the newest release from BOOM! Studios’ award-winning Archaia imprint, home to inspiring graphic novels such as Slaughterhouse-Five by Kurt Vonnegut, Ryan North, and Albert Monteys; The Sacrifice of Darkness by Roxane Gay, Tracy Lynne-Oliver, and Rebecca Kirby; Big Black: Stand at Attica by Frank “Big Black” Smith, Jared Reinmuth, and Améziane; The Killer by Matz and Luc Jacamon; We Served the People by Emei Burell; New World by David Jesus Vignolli; Eighty Days by A.C. Esguerra; Better Angels: A Kate Warne Adventure by Jeff Jensen and George Schall; The Short While by Jeremy Sorese; About Betty’s Boob by Vero Cazot and Julie Rocheleau; Flavor Girls by Loïc Locatelli-Kournwsky; I’m Still Alive by Roberto Saviano and Asaf Hanuka; and licensed series including Sabaa Tahir’s An Ember in the Ashes; Lev Grossman’s The Magicians; and Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, and The Storyteller.

JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH #1 will be available in comic shops September 18, 2024. It is available for pre-order at your local comic shop. Digital copies can be purchased from content providers, including Kindle, iBooks, and Google Play.  

For continuing news on JIM HENSON’S LABYRINTH and more from BOOM! Studios, stay tuned to www.boom-studios.com and follow @boomstudios on X.

About Giorgio Spalletta:

Giorgio Spalletta is a comic book artist living in the Roman countryside. He worked with well known Italian publishers like Sergio Bonelli Editore, Bugs Comics, and Editoriale Aurea. He co-created Alice Ever After and its sequel Alice Never After with Dan Panosian for BOOM! Studios. He has also drawn titles such as Red Sonja Black, White, and Red, and James Bond 007: For King and Country for Dynamite Entertainment. He also works as a teacher at the International School of Comics in Rome, the same school where he studied.

About Kyla Vanderklugt:

Kyla Vanderklugt is a writer and illustrator based in rural Ontario, Canada. Her comics work includes Science Comics: Crows, and contributions to the Flight and Nobrow anthologies, Spera, and various Jim Henson properties.