RAGE Comic Book Now Available!

by on June 22, 2011

New post-apocalyptic FPS-cum-buggy tear-up looks top class and we can’t wait to have a crack at it. In the meantime, id Software have teamed up with some awesome comic book artists, including peeps who have worked on the likes of Preacher and Hellblazer, to produce a comic series, the first issue of which is available now. We have more details straight from the horses mouth below!

Based on id Software’s upcoming first-person shooter RAGE, the three-issue comic book series is an original miniseries written by Arvid Nelson, the acclaimed creator of Rex Mundi, and penciled by Andrea Mutti (DMZ). The cover art was created by Glenn Fabry, best known for his work on Hellblazer and Preacher, the comic’s variant cover was created by Stephan Martiniere, the art director on RAGE. Set prior to the events in the game, the comics are an extension of the RAGE universe and provide insights into the game’s storyline.

This comic series, developed with the direct participation of RAGE’s creative director, Tim Willits, presents a new twist on the post-apocalyptic near future as one woman discovers that the survival of humankind doesn’t necessarily mean the survival of humanity.  The Earth has been devastated by a collision with an asteroid, with a tiny fraction of the population surviving in life-sustaining Arks buried deep below its surface. Those who survive emerge to find a wasteland controlled by a global military dictatorship called the Authority. But a rescued scientist learns that the Authority has lied to her and the other survivors about how this new world came to be.

RAGE is Released On 7th October 2011 For PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 And PC.


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