Dark Souls II Comic Book Announced

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NAMCO BANDAI Games Europe and From Software have decided to work with some of the most exciting comic writers and artists to produce an exclusive comic book for one of the most-anticipated games of 2014:DARK SOULS II.

The graphic novel, titled $B!H(BDARK SOULS II: Into the Light takes place in the thrilling universe of the game. The story is written by Rob Williams and Andi Ewington with art provided by Simon Coleby.

Rob Williams is an acclaimed British-based comic book writer whose credits include Ghost Rider, Daken, Amazing Spider-Man, The Dark X-Men, Cla$$war, Star Wars Tales and the 2013 British Comic Award nominated Judge Dredd: Trifecta.

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Simon Coleby is a British comic book artist who has worked for Marvel and 2000 AD. His credits include creating art for Judge Dredd, Rogue Trooper and the popular $B!F(BThe Authority series from DC/Wildstorm. He also worked on the 2013 British Comic Award nominated Judge Dredd: Trifecta.

Andi Ewington is an up-and-coming writer whose breakthrough debut novel $B!F(B45$B!G(B won critical acclaim from reviewers and fans alike, and has recently claimed a #1 Amazon UK Kindle Superhero bestseller spot. He was also named in WizardWorld$B!G(Bs $B!F(B5 on the rise$B!G(B for 2010.

When asked about their collaboration around $B!H(BDARK SOULS II: Into the Light$B!I(B, the authors said that $B!H(BGothic environments, unworldly monsters, eldritch atmosphere, adventure and terror$B!I(B are the best arguments that an artist could wish for! When it comes down to the deep & breathtaking storyline they only whispered Before you venture into the darkness, pay heed to those who know what awaits within.

DARK SOULS IIInto the Light will offer an extended experience to hardcore fans and newcomers in theDARK SOULS II universe and will be available Early January 2014.

DARK SOULS II will be launching in Europe and Australasia on March 14, 2014 on the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system and Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft with the PC edition to follow shortly in 2014. To learn more about DARK SOULS II or to pre-order the game, please visithttp://www.darksoulsII.com/. To stay up-to-date with DARK SOULS II including updates on the upcomingDARK SOULS II Beta; please visit the DARK SOULS Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/darksouls.

 

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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