Those of you who haven’t made the jump to next gen just yet are in line for a living dead-themed treat as Deep Silver’s Escape Dead Island is ready to shamble onto PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360. Before the mayhem begins, however, Dark Horse has readied a new comic to mark the occasion.
From the Press Release:
Deep Silver announced they’ve partnered with Dark Horse Comics to release the first volume in a three-volume, digital comic book series that takes place in the Dead Island universe and tells the story from a graphically unique perspective.
Preview the Dead Island comic here!
Each volume will consist of 16 pages (48 pages in total) and will be made available for FREE digitally via Dark Horse Digital. The Dark Horse App is available on any device running iOS/Android, and comics can also be read through web browsers on any PC/Mac, tablet, or mobile web browser. Additionally, Dark Horse Comics can also be read through Amazon, on the Kobo Vox, the Barnes & Noble Nook Tablet, Nook Color, the Kobo iOS app, and the Nook app for Android.
About the Dead Island Digital Comic:
Death comes to California! Richard and Marco were two ordinary guys until the zombie apocalypse gave them the chance to become true heroes… or at least rip the undead apart! Don’t miss the sidesplitting, gut-ripping digital-exclusive comic that ties directly into the Dead Island game universe!
· Undead hilarity from Alex de Campi (Grindhouse) and Mike Hawthorne (Deadpool)
· Connects the story of Escape Dead Island with Dead Island 2
· Volume 1 is available now. All three volumes will be available for free on the Dark Horse App, Amazon, Nook app, and online.
Writers: Anne Toole, Alex de Campi
Penciller: Mike Hawthorne
Inker: John Lucas
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Stephanie Hans