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Preview: Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #1

Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #1

Author(s): Ben McCaw, Anne Toole
Artist(s): Elmer Damaso
Cover Artist(s): Peach Momoko (CVR A), Game Art (CVR B), Harvey Tolibao (CVR C), Ann Maulina (CVR D), Adrian Wilkins (CVR E), Blank Sketch (CVR F), Momoko Virgin Cover (CVR G)

TITAN’S SMASH-HIT COMIC SERIES IS BACK FOR A SECOND ARC!

Critically acclaimed original creative team return for a new chapter in the story of Aloy and Erend! Fending off deadly machines, the pair hunt down the killer of a member of the Oseram tribe!

Over 80,000 copies sold on #1 – 11th bestselling comic of August 2020!

New game Horizon Forbidden West is coming to PlayStation in 2021!

Featuring fantastic cover art by Peach Momoko!

Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #1

Fan-Voted Summoner’s Choice Champion HERCULES Is Now Here on Marvel Contest Of Champions

Up for a little competition? Blessed by the goddess of Hera, Hercules, the fan-voted Summoner’s Choice Champion is NOW available on Kabam’s MARVEL Contest of Champions. Visit Marvel Contest of Champions on YouTube to see how Champions like Hercules are created from start to finish.

Born in Ancient Greece, Hercules is a demigod born to Zeus – the king of Olympian Gods – and Alcmena, a woman of Thebes. As an infant Hercules was cared for by his stepmother Hera, Queen of the Olympian Gods, and bestowed with her blessings. These blessings further elevated his demigod physiology to near Godlike heights, providing him with immense strength, stamina, immortality, and near invulnerability.

Take a look at Hercules’ Champion Spotlight, which details his abilities, history, strengths, and recommended masteries.

Other MARVEL Contest of Champions updates, including bug fixes, balance updates, the Assault on Olympus Event Quest and more can be found HERE.

Dive Into the World of Halo with the Halo Encyclopedia

In the 26th century, humanity relentlessly continues its fight for survival, an enduring conflict set against the enigmatic backdrop of the ancient ringworld known as Halo. Spanning eons of time and immeasurable light years in space, the Halo Encyclopedia, presented by Dark Horse Books and 343 Industries, encompasses two decades of epic storytelling with stunning, never-before-seen art and the most comprehensive and detailed exploration yet of Halo’s myriad characters, mysterious worlds, and incredible technologies.

Halo’s universe is vast in scale and intricate in detail, illuminating vibrant stories filled with bold characters, breathtaking worlds, and thrilling conflicts. In celebration of the 20th anniversary of Halo, Dark Horse and 343 Industries have joined forces to deliver the most definitive guide to Halo ever conceived.

Halo Encyclopedia HC will be available in bookstores March 29, 2022 and in comic shops March 30, 2022. It is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop and bookstore. Halo Encyclopedia will retail for $49.99.

Halo Encyclopedia

Scout Comics and Black Caravan Partners With Hyperkinetic Studios To Adapt the Video Game Epic Tavern

Scout Comics and Hyperkinetic Studios have announced the comic book adaption of the popular video game Epic Tavern under their Black Caravan Horror/Sci-Fi Imprint. This October, Epic Tavern’s Tales from the Fantastical Crimes Unit #1 will hit comic stores worldwide.

Hidden within this comic are clues that readers can follow from the comic into the game and back, unlocking new storylines and a special Final Boss battle in their quest for the most powerful artifact in all of Beor.

Episode 1: Angel is a Centaur Foal. Hard-boiled detective Victor Marshall finds himself partnered with idealistic young necromancer Emilia Mortalis and her crew of undead animal pals to investigate the disappearance of a young centaur in this official adaptation of the video game Epic Tavern.

The comic is written by Shawn French with art by Steve Mardo and color by Steve Lavigne.

Epic Tavern's Tales from the Fantastical Crimes Unit #1

Get a New Look at Trover Saves The Universe #1 from Justin Roiland and Tess Stone

Image Comics and Skybound have revealed a new look at Trover Saves The Universe #1 from acclaimed author Tess Stone, based upon the eponymous hit video game by Justin Roiland, Co-Creator of Rick & Morty and CEO of Squanch Games.

This is the first comic book tie-in ever to the Trover video game series, with the debut issue arriving in comic shops this August. Readers will be introduced to new characters Klover and Bo, as they follow them along on a whole new adventure in the ICJ!

If you aren’t familiar with it, ICJ (Important Cosmic Jobs)—is a place where employees are ranked by their boss, and at the end of each month, the worst employee literally gets the ax. It’s…not a great gig. But when ICJ’s top eyehole monster winds up dead, the company’s most inept (and rival) employees, Klover and Bo, are falsely accused of his murder and hunted by the Space Cops!  

Now Klover and Bo must clear their names and unravel a conspiracy that reaches the very top… that is, if they don’t kill each other first!  

Trover Saves the Universe #1 features a main cover by Stone and a variant cover by Roiland It will be available at  comic book shops  and digital platforms including Amazon Kindle, Apple Books, comiXology, and Google Play on Wednesday, August 4:

  • Trover Saves the Universe #1, Cover A by  Stone (Diamond Code JUN210081) 
  • Trover Saves the Universe #1, Cover B by  Roiland (Diamond Code JUN210082) 
Trover Saves the Universe #1

Preview: Life is Strange: Coming Home #1

Life is Strange: Coming Home #1

(W) Emma Vieceli (A) Andrea Izzo, Claudia Leonardi (CA) Ikuni Nakamura
In Shops: Jul 07, 2021
SRP: $5.99

New arc featuring backup strips with the first comic appearance of Alex Chen – lead character from the NEW GAME – LIFE IS STRANGE: TRUE COLORS!

Max’s attempt to return home enters a thrilling new phase! A shocking discovery offers unexpected hope, and the epic cross-country trip with Chloe and Rachel reveals a new ally.

Life is Strange Remastered Edition of original game series is also set to be released Fall 2021!

Life is Strange: Coming Home #1

Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #1 Gets a Trailer

The smash-hit comic series Horizon Zero Dawn from Titan Comics and Guerrilla Games returns with Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #1.

Taking place during the events of the original game, this new arc explores the never-before-told adventures of Aloy and her fan-favorite sidekick Erend as they hunt for a killer with links to his past…

Horizon Zero Dawn: Liberation #1 is on sale July 28 from writers Ben McCaw and Anne Toole and art Elmer Damaso.

MARVEL Future Fight Adds Falcon and The Winter Soldier Inspired Updates to the Game

The latest update for MARVEL Future Fight, Netmarble’s popular mobile game, brings new upgrades for fan-favorite superheroes FalconWinter Soldier themed after the popular Disney+ original series Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winer Soldieralongside an assortment of new uniforms, rewards, and more in this month’s new update.

For those just jumping into the world of MARVEL Future Fight, a Battle Guide has been added so new players can learn all of the major factors of in-game battle as they follow along with simple gameplay tutorials. Today’s update also introduces new Marvel Studios’ The Falcon and The Winter Soldier inspired uniforms for Falcon, Winter Soldier, and Baron Zemo for players to collect.

Aside from that, Black Widow will also be receiving gameplay updates! A new Marvel Studios’ Black Widow-inspired bonus mission has also been added for MARVEL Future Fight’s Legendary Battle mode. Also, Taskmaster is now available for Tier-3 upgrade with new Ultimate Skills and Yelena Belova is updated with ‘Awaken Potential’ skills.

Additional improvements include a new Guided Quest Tier-3 Mission, where upon completion, players can earn rewards to grow certain heroes up to Tier-3.

Other changes to MARVEL Future Fight are:

  • Falcon can now be upgraded to Tier-3 and will receive new Ultimate Skills
  • The ‘Realize Potential’ function has been added for five characters, including Sister Grimm, Ironheart, Kid Kaiju, Hawkeye (Kate Bishop), and Wasp (Nadia van Dyne). 

MARVEL Future Fight recently celebrated its sixth anniversary with over 120 million players across the world. The game is currently available worldwide in the App Store and Google Play.

Hercules and America Chavez Join Marvel Contest of Champions

The Contest continues as Kabam introduces fan-voted, Summoner’s Choice Champion HERCULES!  Joined by Mystic Brawler AMERICA CHAVEZ! Find out more about their stories in MARVEL Contest of Champions as Kabam debuted an all-new motion comic teasing the two new Champions coming to the popular mobile fighter. Here is a quick look at what The Contest has in store this month:

Amidst the chaos, Captain Marvel locates America Chavez, who explains that the portals are the result of her unexpected arrival in The Battlerealm. Attempting to contain the carnage of these new Champions, the trio encounters none other than Hercules, who was sucked in by one of America’s stray star portals. 

Together (with the unexpected aid of Howard the Duck), these heroes must uncover the secret behind this sudden arrival, and uncover the terrible truth behind The Battlerealm’s origins! Will our heroes survive the onslaught of new opponents? What did America Chavez see beyond the walls of The Battlerealm? What darkness awaits the future of The Battlerealm? Find out this month in the brand new Event Quest, Starfall!

CHARACTER BIOS

The Summoner’s Choice Champion has arrived! Born in Ancient Greece, Hercules is a demigod born to Zeus – the king of Olympian Gods – and Alcmena, a woman of Thebes. As an infant Hercules was cared for by his stepmother Hera, Queen of the Olympian Gods, and bestowed with her blessings. These blessings further elevated his demigod physiology to near Godlike heights, providing him with immense strength, stamina, immortality, and near invulnerability.

America Chavez was born in an alternate dimension outside of time and space, the Utopian Parallel. Being a Dimension in close proximity to the Demiurge, America Chavez absorbed powerful mystical energies which granted her the ability to willfully travel through alternate Dimensions. This new Mystic Brawler is ready to make a name for herself in the Contest of Champions!

Both characters will arrive in the game in July, and fans can now check out the all-new motion comic – Starfall

Other MARVEL Contest of Champions updates, including bug fixes, balance updates, the Assault on Olympus Event Quest and more can be found HERE.

MARVEL Future Revolution Opens for Pre-Registration Globally

Netmarble and Marvel have announced global pre-registration is now live for MARVEL Future Revolution. Starring an array of world-famous characters and featuring an original storyline and AAA-quality 3D graphics, MARVEL Future Revolution will immerse players in a gorgeous open world jam-packed with high-stakes action as they serve as the first line of defense to save the universe!

MARVEL Future Revolution begins when numerous Earths converge in the multiverse to form an entirely new ‘Primary Earth’ filled with unique zones and missions to explore, such as the high-tech New Stark City, the dangerous Hydra Empire, the wild and rugged Sakaar, and many more. As agents of the newly formed ‘Omega Flight’ Super Hero team, players will work together to battle an onslaught of Super Villains and defend the ‘Primary Earth’ from a never-ending series of threats. Eight playable Super Heroes, including Captain America, Captain Marvel, Spider-Man, Black Widow, Iron Man, Doctor Strange, Star-Lord, and Storm, will be outfitted in an extensive collection of iconic costumes from throughout the Marvel Universe, with a tremendous selection of more than 400 million costume combinations per hero to choose from.

Utilizing the Squad System, MARVEL Future Revolution players will have the opportunity to level up and play as new characters. They’ll also be able to flex their Super Hero skills in various PvP (Player versus Player) modes, ranging from 1 vs 1 matches up to 10 vs 10 matches between high-level players. As players progress, multiplayer content will unlock, including Blitz, Special Operation, Raids, and more.

MARVEL Future Revolution will be available for iOS and Android devices as a free-to-play game in the second half of this year. Global pre-registration is now open via the App Store and Google Play. Pledge to join the ’Omega Flight’ now to receive a variety of rewards at launch.

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