In an effort to maintain continuity relevance with the hit Netflix TV show, Dark Horse Comics has announced Stranger Things: Six, a four-issue comic book mini-series that will feature the debut of Six, one of TV character Eleven's fellow test subjects. Dark Horse dropped the news via an Entertainment Weekly EX-X-XCLUSIVE, a term which refers to a press release written by an entertainment "journalist" for a subject they're covering in exchange for first crack at a story and the chance to place ugly watermarks all over any images involved, part of the quid-pro-quo relationship that drives the entertainment news click economy.
The Entertainment Weekly press release offers the following plot summary:
While Eleven is gifted with telekinesis and Kali can create illusions, Francine has the power of precognition. She's struggled through a lifetime of exploitation, first at the hands of her parents and later by Dr. Martin Brenner (Matthew Modine) and Hawkins Laboratory. Brenner wants to harness her powers, but Francine's increasingly disturbing visions show her an opportunity to change her life.
Jody Houser will write the comic with art by Edgar Salazar, and the book will feature covers by Aleksi Bricolt, Kyle Lambert, and David Mack. Stranger Things: Six #1 hits comic shops on May 29th. Below, see versions of the covers ruined by Entertainment Weekly's need to mark their territory.