The Thing Prequel Comic Book Launches

Dark Horse Comics have released an exclusive digital comic for The Thing, the story of which happens to be a prequel to the prequel film that opens in the US next month. Best of all, it’s free.

The Thing: The Northman Nightmare is described by Dark Horse Comics as an “origin story” set in Greenland, 1121 A.D. A group of Norsemen come across a shape-shifting creature hiding amongst humans in remote village. It is written by Steve Niles with art by Patric Reynolds and colours by Dave Stewart

The comic will be available in three parts. The first eight pages have already been released, with the next instalments set to arrive on September 28th and October 5th. It is available to read online at Dark Horse Digital by clicking here, or via the Dark Horse Comics mobile app.

The film itself opens in the US on October 14th and in the UK on December 2nd.

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