The Dark Crystal
Dark Crystal Super Special
Cover of The Dark Crystal Super Special
Publication Information
Author: David Anthony Kraft
Illustrator: Bret Blevins
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Publisher: Marvel Comics
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 68
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The Dark Crystal was adapted into comic book form by Marvel Comics, becoming the first of three Marvel adaptations of Jim Henson movies. It debuted as a 68-page adaptation in Marvel Super Special #24, in 1982. The story was later re-printed in two low-quality print issues in April and May of 1983.


  • Writer: David Anthony Kraft
  • Penciler, Cover Painting: Bret Blevins
  • Inker: Vince Colletta
  • Background Inks: Rick Bryant, Richard Howell