Dark Horse go “Into the Fire” for a new “Stranger Things” series
Jody Houser takes another trip to Hawkins with another new comic series based on Stranger Things. Subtitled Into the Fire, the series will follow two test subjects who just want to live normal lives.
So they end up looking for a pyrokinetic.
You know. As one does.
This has become one of the most lucrative franchises of recent years, with a lot of rich mythology to mine, so comic tie-ins are practically a given. Check out the details below.
Per Dark Horse:
NYCC 2019: DARK HORSE COMICS AND NETFLIX TO RELEASE THIRD STRANGER THINGS COMIC SERIES
“Stranger Things: Into the Fire” Heats Up Comic Shops in January 2020
MILWAUKIE, Ore. (October 3, 2019) –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 their lost fellow experiment, number Nine, who 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 try to return to their 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.
Stranger Things: Into the Fire #1 will hit comic shops and digital retailers on January 8, 2020.