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Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas is getting sequels and spin-offs in comics

The Nightmare Before Christmas is coming to comics, with adaptations and new stories

The Nightmare Before Christmas
Image credit: Touchstone Pictures

Everyone hail to the Pumpkin King, as new comics based on the stop-motion classic The Nightmare Before Christmas are on their way in 2024.

Dynamite Entertainment, who has recently picked up a number of licenses to do comic books based on Disney projects, has announced work has beegun on original comic books and graphic novels based on Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas.

Thor writer Torunn Grønbekk has been confirmed to writing the intended first project.

Dynamite states they plan to great comics that will adapt the original movie, as well as comics with new stories spinning out of the movie.

While not well known, there have been a number of The Nightmare Before Christmas comics in the past including a 2017 Cinestory comic adaptation, a 2018 graphic novel retelling, a 2021 manga adaptation, and two original storylines: The Nightmare Before Christmas - Zero's Journey, The Nightmare Before Christmas: Mirror Moon, and The Nightmare Before Christmas: The Battle for Pumpkin King.

More details on Dynamite's Nightmare before Christmas comics are expected to come Thursday, July 20, spilling out of the Dynamite Entertainment Disney Titles 2023 panel at San Diego Comic-Con 2023.

Chris Arrant

Chris Arrant: Chris Arrant is the Popverse's Editor-in-Chief. He has written about pop culture for USA Today, Life, Entertainment Weekly, Publisher's Weekly, Marvel, Newsarama, CBR, and more. He has acted as a judge for the Will Eisner Comic Industry Awards, the Harvey Awards, and the Stan Lee Awards. (He/him)


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