The tale of “Death” the character is a rather interesting one and he certainly has a face made for a book cover. So, in anticipation for Darksiders II it comes as no surprise that there is a comic book series being made about Death and his exploits.
Delving into the days before the Apocalypse, Darksiders II: Death’s Door is a digital comic series from Dark Horse Comics.
Created in collaboration with THQ’s Vigil Games, the studio co-founded by Joe Madureira, this original story follows Death, one of the Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse, on a mission to destroy a rogue demon. Chasing the creature across magical realms and even through time, Death’s quest takes him on a heart-pounding adventure that reveals some of the greatest mysteries of the games.
The comic book series is written by Andrew Kreisberg (Batman Confidential, Green Arrow and Black Canary, and FOX’s Fringe) and drawn by Roger Robinson (Batman: Arkham City, Azrael) Darksiders II: Death’s Door reveals essential secrets from the world of the upcoming game.
Fans of the Darksiders video games can receive an exclusive Darksiders II #0 printed prequel comic from Dark Horse Comics when they preorder the Best Buy exclusive Darksiders II: Angel of Death Edition for Xbox 360 or PlayStation 3
The five issue series will be available tri-weekly exclusively online at Dark Horse Digital and the Dark Horse Comics iOS and Android app for 99 cents each, starting July 4. Fans can pre-order their copies today.