The Netflix original sci-fi series Stranger Things follows a gang of friends tangling with some of the supernatural forces in the small rural town of Hawkins, Indiana in the early 1980s.
Once we see Lucas, Mike, Will and Dustin all meet up with their new telepathic friend Eleven, they take on all of the evil forces from an evil dimension called the Upside Down while also trying to outmanoeuvre governmental forces.
Each of the comic series explores some of the events before and in between goings-on in the show Stranger Things the TV series.
The Stranger Things original miniseries follows Will Byers traversing through the Upside Down. The four of the issues almost exclusively how Will is exploring the Upside Down while his friends and family search for him in the Hawkins.
His Dungeons and Dragons character Will The Wise plays a very integral role as he also relates the strange events around him to his D&D adventures with Mike, Dustin and Lucas.
The miniseries also hammers home the D&D influence on the series and also makes the callbacks on the season one.
Six is the first prequel in the Stranger Things universe. This miniseries also explores Hawkins Lab and also a handful of gifted children before the events of season one.
The franchise also is known as Six is the main series protagonist: She has a form of some kind of telepathy which also allows her to see the future. After now using her powers to avoid a very fatal car crash, her then parents take the full advantage of her and then abuse her powers for winning lottery tickets.
Her then only reprieve from home is to go work with Dr Brenner at the Hawkins Lab.
Once Six starts the feeling of the Upside Down’s presence much like the character Eleven does in the show, Brenner increases the whole level of testing to bring all the children’s power to the surface.