Tag Archives: gears of war

Preview: Gears of War: Hivebusters #1

Gears of War: Hivebusters #1

Kurtis Wiebe (w) • Alan Quah (a & c)

From the creators of Gears of War and Kurtis Wiebe, the writer of the hit Rise of RAAM miniseries, comes a pulse-pounding new mission with a whole new squad—Team Scorpio! After successfully busting a Swarm hive on the remote island of Pahanu, this suicide squad will face their most dangerous mission yet—going after the Swarm that decimated the home settlement of one of their own!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Gears of War: Hivebusters #1

Dark Horse and The Coalition Proudly Bring You The Art of Gears 5

In partnership with The Coalition, Dark Horse has announced a collection of gorgeous art that delves into the characters, settings, and equipment of Gears 5 in the full-color hardcover tome The Art of Gears 5, the most in-depth look at Gears of War art to date.

The Gears of War series of third-person shooters has grown tremendously since its initial release in 2006, and the highly anticipated Gears 5 arrives later this year. Now, you can entrench yourself in a world of conflict and discovery with Dark Horse’s latest expertly designed art book.

In Gears 5, the world is crumbling. The Swarm has corrupted the Coalition’s robot army and is descending upon human cities. With danger closing in, Kait Diaz breaks away to uncover her connection to the enemy and discovers the true danger– herself. The Art of Gears 5 examines in careful detail this bold new chapter in the Gears of War series, chronicling the development of the action-packed game with art that spans from early concepts to polished renders.

Dark Horse and The Coalition join forces to present The Art of Gears 5, on sale later this year for $39.99.

The Art of Gears 5

Preview: Gears of War Omnibus, Vol. 1

Gears of War Omnibus, Vol. 1

Joshua Ortega (w) • Liam Sharp, Simon Bisley (a) • Liam Sharp (c)

Defeat the Horde! The comics saga of the best-selling video game series begins here. Discover what happens in the wake of the original game!

Bridging the gap between Gears of War 1 and 2, follow the brutal adventures of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad in the battle against the Locusts! Find out what happened after the Lightmass Bombing and how the Locusts will react to this devastating weapon. Collects issues #1-13 of the DC Comics series.

TPB • FC • $24.99 • 320 pages • 6” x 9” • ISBN: 978-1-68405-352-0

Gears of War Omnibus, Vol. 1

It’s an All New Mission in Gears of War: Hivebusters

Gears of War: Hivebusters

Building upon the momentum of 2018’s wildly popular Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM comic book, IDW Publishing and The Coalition are thrilled to announce the upcoming March release of Gears of War: Hivebusters #1, the first pulse-pounding chapter in a five-issue storyline.

Written by returning Rise of RAAM author Kurtis Wiebe and featuring the artwork of Alan QuahHivebusters introduces a fearless new squad, racing headlong into a conflict like none you’ve ever seen! After successfully busting a Swarm hive on the remote island of Pahanu, this suicide squad will face their most dangerous mission yet — going after the Swarm that decimated the home settlement of one of their own!

Set on the fictional planet of Sera, the Gears of War series charts the story of humanity’s struggle against an army of monstrous, fearsome, and brutal adversaries through a captivating tale of hope, camaraderie, and survival.

Preview: Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM

Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM

Kurtis J. Wiebe (w) • Max Dunbar (a)

Before he was a general leading the assault against humanity on the surface, RAAM was an upstart commander tasked with waging an unwinnable war against the Lambent to protect the Locust homeland.

With the enemy pushing inexorably forward, RAAM knows the Horde must turn its attention to more vulnerable prey, and he’ll use every atrocity and deception at his disposal to bring Queen Myrrah around to his way of thinking.

See how it all began in this prequel to the original Gears of War, as the Queen’s deadliest servant steers the course of history to bring about Emergence Day and the attack on humans, setting in motion the events of the game!

TPB • FC • $15.99 • 96 pages • ISBN: 978-1-68405-238-7

Preview: Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #4

Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #4

Story: Kurtis Wiebe
Art: Max Dunbar
Color: Jose Luis Rio
Letterer: Gilberto Lazcano
Cover A: Ryan Brown
Cover B: Whilce Portacio, Raymund Lee
Cover RI: Whilce Portacio
Editor: Denton J. Tipton
Editorial Assistance: Peter Adrian Behravesh

One of the most iconic villains of the Gears of War universe takes the spotlight! Years before he became the bane of humanity on Emergence Day, RAAM rose through the ranks to take leadership of the Locust Horde armies thanks to his intelligence, strength, and ruthlessness. Now, witness that swift and brutal ascent in… The Rise of RAAM!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Preview: Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #2

Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #2

Kurtis Wiebe (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Ryan Brown (c)

One of the most iconic villains of the Gears of War universe takes the spotlight! Years before he became the bane of humanity on Emergence Day, RAAM rose through the ranks to take leadership of the Locust Horde armies thanks to his intelligence, strength, and ruthlessness. Now, witness that swift and brutal ascent in… The Rise of RAAM!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Gears of War Comic Debut Sells Out At Distributor

IDW Publishing and The Coalition have announced that Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #1, the debut issue of the highly anticipated comic book based on the smash hit franchise, has sold out at the distributor level just as it’s hitting stores. In order to meet fan demand, the issue will go back to print immediately.

The second printing of the debut issue of Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #1 is scheduled for release on 2/21 to be made available concurrently with the on sale date of issue #2.

Scripted by Kurtis Wiebe with art by Max Dunbar, colors by Jose Luis Rio, and letters by Gilberto Lazcano, this essential story in the ongoing saga explores the most iconic villain in the Gears of War universe, General RAAM! Years before he became the bane of humanity on Emergence Day, RAAM rose through the ranks to take leadership of the Locust Horde armies thanks to his intelligence, strength, and ruthlessness, and now fans can witness the untold tale of his vicious ascent.

Preview: Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #1

Gears of War: The Rise of RAAM #1

Kurtis Wiebe (w) • Max Dunbar (a) • Ryan Brown (c)

The most iconic villain of the Gears of War universe takes the spotlight! Years before he became the bane of humanity on Emergence Day, RAAM rose through the ranks to take leadership of the Locust Horde armies thanks to his intelligence, strength, and ruthlessness. Now, witness that swift and brutal ascent in… The Rise of RAAM!

FC • 32 pages • $3.99

Gears of War Returns To Comics This January

Following last year’s launch of the critically-acclaimed Gears of War 4, the fan-favorite Gears of War franchise is marking its return to graphic novels in 2018.  Set on the fictional planet of Sera, the Gears of War series charts the story of humanity’s struggle against fearsome and brutal adversaries through a captivating tale of hope, comradery, and survival.

Partnering with The Coalition, IDW Publishing has enlisted the talents of writer Kurtis Wiebe to tell new stories inspired by the world-famous games.

In addition to the news series, IDW Publishing will also re-release the classic Gears of War comics catalog, previously published by WildStorm, allowing fans to revisit and collect the series or discover them for the first time.

Your rendezvous with death kicks off in January 2018 when Gears of War #1 emerges onto the comic book landscape.

Entertainment Earth
« Older Entries