Netflix and Dark Horse are joining forces to launch a new line of comic books based on the streaming services smash hit series Stranger Things. The first series is set to release this fall.
The first series of what is said to be a “multi-year publishing line” will serve to expand the events of season one as it chronicles Noah Schnapp’s Will Byers during his time trapped in the alternate dimension known as the Upside Down.
Dark Horse President Mike Richardson released an official statement expressing his excitement for the partnership:
“Dark Horse is known for championing stories and storytellers. We are so excited to work with Netflix to bring the world of Stranger Things to comics.”
The four-issue Stranger Things miniseries is written by Jody Houser, with illustration by Stefano Martino, ink by Keith Champagne, color by Lauren Affe, and lettered by Nate Piekos —
Stranger Things #1 hits shelves September 26. You can check out a preview, as well as covers by Aleksi Briclot, Rafael Albuquerque, including a variant from Kyle Lambert who has provided the series’ illustrated posters for both previous seasons in the gallery below.
Official plot details for Stranger Things 3 are still under wraps, however, the eight-episode third season will feature another time jump when the adventure continues, picking up with its young characters in the summer of 1985. Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Joe Keery, Noah Schnapp, Cara Buono, Dacre Montgomery, and Sadie Sink have all been confirmed to return for the next season of Stranger Things.
Season three also includes new characters played by Cary Elwes, Jake Busey, Maya Hawke, and Francesca Reale.
Stay tuned to Heroic Hollywood for the latest news on the future of Stranger Things as we learn it.