This week Dark Horse Comics will release the debut issue of Stranger Things: Six, a brand-new four-part comic book miniseries. The comic serves as a prequel to the events of Stranger Things‘ first season, and will explore the secret government program run by Dr. Brenner at the Hawkins Laboratory.

The 32-page full-color comic is written by Jody Houser and illustrated by Edgar Salazar, with letters by Nate Piekos, colors by Marissa Louise, and inks by Keith Champagne. The issue features main cover art by Aleksi Briclot and variant covers by Jenny Frison, David Mack, Kyle Lambert, and Patrick Satterfield.

While Stranger Things: Six issue #1 won’t be released until Wednesday, May 29th, it’s now available on preorder in both print & digital for just $3.99:

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A teenage girl with precognitive abilities, has struggled through a lifetime of exploitation only to end up the pawn of a government agency that wants to harness her powers for its own ends.

  • Editor’s Note: This article was originally posted on 2/52/2019 when the comic was first announced and then updated on 5/26/2019 to include additional covers, interior art, and official synopsis.