NYCC: NETFLIX and DARK HORSE announce third STRANGER THINGS comic series

Stranger Things (Dark Horse)

Earlier today we brought you a roundup of all Dark Horse Comics announcements from New York Comic Con. One of those announcements was the upcoming release of a new series based in the world of Netflix’s Stranger Things.

Here’s the full press release from the publisher on the series:

Stranger Things: Into the Fire” Heats Up Comic Shops in January 2020

Dark Horse Comics and Netflix are expanding the world of Stranger Things in the newest Stranger Things comic series, Stranger Things: Into the Fire! In 1984, several years after escaping Hawkins, two survivors of Dr. Brenner’s experiments seek out number nine because she needs their help now more than ever. Writer Jody Houser (Stranger Things: SIX, Critical Role), line artist Ryan Kelly (Lucifer, Saucer Country), inker Le Beau Underwood (Stormwatch, Batwing), colorist Triona Farrell (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Crowded), and letterer Nate Piekos (Black Hammer, The Mask: Pledge Allegiance to The Mask), explore the true effects of Dr. Brenner’s meddling experiments in Stranger Things: Into the Fire

In Stranger Things: Into the Fire, years after escaping Hawkins Lab, two of Dr. Brenner’s former subjects seek to live normal lives. When news reaches them that the lab was shut down they go on a harrowing search for Nine, a powerful pyrokinetic, whose shattered psyche threatens to burn them all to ashes if they can’t find her and free her from her own malevolent imagination.

In Stranger Things: Into the Fire, years after escaping Hawkins Lab, two of Dr. Brenner’s former subjects seek to live normal lives. When news reaches them that the lab was shut down they go on a harrowing search for Nine, a powerful pyrokinetic, whose shattered psyche threatens to burn them all to ashes if they can’t find her and free her from her own malevolent imagination.

The first issue of Stranger Things: Into the Fire goes on sale January 8, 2020, and is available for pre-order at local comic shops. In the meantime, fans can purchase Stranger Things Volume 1: The Other Side through AmazonBarnes & NobleTFAW, and at local comic shops. Later this year, Dark Horse and Netflix will also release Stranger Things Volume 2: Six, available for pre-order through AmazonBarnes & NobleTFAW, and at local comic shops.

Praise for Dark Horse’s Stranger Things comics: 

“…the show found a publisher and creative team that knows what it’s doing.” –Paste Magazine


“After only one issue, the adventure feels incredibly fresh.” – ComicBook.com


“A well-told story that finally gives fans a proper expansion of the Hawkins, Indiana based sci-fi adventure.” – Multiversity Comics


“Stranger Things: Six #1 is all the best parts of what make comic books great.” – Monkeys Fighting Robots


“Writer Jody Houser is expanding the overall mythos with a supporting character that we instantly fall in love with.” – Horror DNA


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