Comic book adaptations of video games have been around nearly from the beginning of the rise in popularity of the games. We’ve complied a list of 7 comics bases on video games that you may have missed in their initial run. These comics may be available in TPB form or digital download.
Star Wars Knights of The Old Republic
Taking place 8 years before the events in the first Knights of the Old Republic video this series ran for 50 issues, ending in 2010. This series followed the exploits of Zayne Carrick a young Jedi Padawan who is on the run from after being betrayed by his masters. For fans of the video game series there were some neat cameos and surprises as they encountered some of characters and settings from the games.
Gears of War
Taking place between Gears of War 1 and 2 this comic book series ran for 19 issues. Written by Joshua Ortega with art by Liam Sharpe, Simon Bisley and more this series followed the adventrures of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad in the battle against the Locust. The Gears of War: Sourcebook issue, presents a collection of art by artist from the comic book industry. This issue also contains a story from Joshua Ortega titled “One Day”, which focuses on the inner struggle of Dominic Santiago.
Modern Warfare 2: Ghost
Centering around the character Ghost this series tells the history of Ghost covering events before and leading into the game. Written by David Lapham with art by Kevin West and Federico Dallocchio this comic was a six issue mini-series which began publication in November of 2009. Ghost is a member of Task Force 141.
Mass Effect: Redemption
(Dark Horse Comics)
A four part comic series that takes place two years before the begining of Mass Effect 2. Written by Marc Walters with scriptng by John Jackson Miller and art by Omar Francia the series followed the efforts of Liara T’Soni as she attempts to recover the dead body of Commander Shepard.
Written by Brian Michael Bendis and art by Alex Maleev this four-issue comic series is set between the end of Halo 2 and the beginning of Halo 3. Covering the invasion of Earth by the collective of alien races the Covenant.
This three issue mini series was written by Cameron Stewart and Karl Kerschl and follows the exploits of Russian Assassin Nikolai Orelov during the late 19th and early 20th centuries. Daniel Cross is his present-day descendent and is experiencing the these memories through a natural occurring bleeding effect.