Three Forbidden Planet comic book stores in the UK have got rather special window displays, featuring actual puppets from the Dark Crystal: Age Of Resistance TV series currently streaming on Netflix. As well as lots of… stuff.
In Forbidden Planet Birmingham: Aughra’s attendant, Podling and Fizzgig
In Forbidden Planet Bristol: Brea and Rian
In Forbidden Planet Cambridge: Deet, Podling and Fizzgig.
But not London? Bastards.
The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance is produced by Netflix and The Jim Henson Company as a prequel to the 1982 Jim Henson film The Dark Crystal. There are ten episodes and the series explores the world of Thra created for the original film.
The series stars voice cast Taron Egerton as Rian: A Gelfling crystal castle guard of the Stonewood Clan, Anya Taylor-Joy as Brea: A Gelfling princess of the Vapra Clan, Nathalie Emmanuel as Deet: A Gelfling animal caretaker of the Grottan Clan, and Donna Kimball as Aughra: The Keeper of Secrets, the embodiment of the planet Thra and an astronomer
The series premiered on August 30th.