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Between 1982 and 1986, Marvel Comics published three adaptations of Jim Henson feature films, The Dark Crystal, The Muppets Take Manhattan, and Labyrinth. All three debuted as 68 page adaptations in Marvel Super Special, an anthology series which specialized in adapting movie and TV properties, and were later re-printed in individual issues. All three utilized the talents of Marvel’s regular artist roster, including John Buscema (veteran of Conan the Barbarian and The Avengers) on Labyrinth.

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The Dark Crystal (comic adaptation)
The Dark Crystal was adapted into comic book form by Marvel Comics. It debuted as a 68 page adaptation in Marvel Super Special #24, in 1982. The story was later re-printed in two issues in April and May, 1983.

This was the first of three Marvel adaptations of Jim Henson movies; it was followed by The Muppets Take Manhattan in 1984, and Labyrinth in 1986.

Between 1982 and 1986, Marvel Comics published three adaptations of Jim Henson feature films, The Dark Crystal, The Muppets Take Manhattan, and Labyrinth. All three debuted as 68 page adaptations in Marvel Super Special, an anthology series which specialized in adapting movie and TV properties, and were later re-printed in individual issues. All three utilized the talents of Marvel’s regular artist roster, including John Buscema (veteran of Conan the Barbarian and The Avengers) on Labyrinth.