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Check Out Six Pages From Gail Simone’s Tomb Raider #1

Gail Simone, comic-writing veteran of some of the most celebrated runs on Birds of Prey, Secret Six, Batgirl, Red Sonya, The All New Atom and Wonder Woman, has taken up the task of shepherding Lara Croft from her most recent hit game to its sequel, and not in a miniseries, in a new ongoing adventure. Here’s the first six pages of that debut comic, straight from Dark Horse themselves.

Superstar writer Gail Simone picks up Lara Croft’s story where the smash hit Tomb Raider game left off—in a new ongoing comics series!

Following the game acclaimed for its bold and sophisticated new vision, this series launches Lara Croft on the formative adventures that will change her life forever!

Writer: Gail Simone
Penciller: Nicolás Daniel Selma
Inker: Juan Gedeon
Colorist: Michael Atiyeh
Cover Artist: Dan Dos Santos

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  • Joanna

    When is this out??? I must have it!!!

  • Adam R. Charpentier

    Zombies? Hallucinations? She doesn’t look like she did in Top Cow?! Shut up and take my money!

  • Anonymous

    Because they’re not usually that good, I rarely buy comics inspired by video games, except for Mass Effect because I make an exception every time Mass Effect is involved in anything. This might be another good exception to make though. Simone is great.

  • Skemono

    Clicking on the “View All on One Page” link shows a lot of pictures of Batman. Is Batman in this comic?

  • locuas

    And sonic, sonic i awesome.

  • Joanna

    Her boobs are practically non-existent here. I didn’t know female comic book character could be portrayed this way. =D

  • Anonymous

    Wooo! I loved this game and I love Gail Simone. That math equals “Take my money!”

  • Jamie Jeans

    That cover had me a touch concerned, considering how they drew that shirt, but the inside artwork looks great! Definitely interested.

  • Lady Commentariat

    Yeah, I don’t know what’s happening with the lighting there. It’s like the shirt is painted on–there’s no fabric spanning the between-boobs gap.

  • George Trello

    I think the bowstring is tucking the shirt? I don’t know, I’ve never seen anyone actually wear a bow like that…

  • Joanna

    It’s the strap from her quiver.

  • George Trello

    I’ve been waiting for this since it was announced, SO excited it’s almost here! Yay!

  • George Trello

    Ahh, see it now, good spot.

  • Pink Apocalypse

    Hate the male-gaze-trying-not-to-be-obvious-male-gaze cover.

    Love the interior art, and I love Simone’s writing. Red Sonja had me deeply skeptical, and it turned out great. Can’t wait to read this.

  • Elizabeth Wells

    Yeah that’s how I wear my purse (I’m clumsy and awkward enough that it falls off if I don’t wear it crossways). Straps are very outline-ing

  • Guymelef

    Pretty sure she wears the bow like that in the game.

  • Cowtools

    I’m someone who hasn’t played a video game since the N64. I just noticed that the new Tomb Raider game is available for Mac, so I could give it a go. I’ve heard mostly good things about it. Would it be a game someone with little experience like me could enjoy playing? Or is it for more experienced players?

  • Shhhh

    If you’re at all interested in it already, I say go for it. It was easily in my top five games of last year. The rebooted Lara Croft character is great to play as and the game has a pretty good balance between fight sequences (that you can probably adjust the difficulty for depending on your comfort level) and exploring. You can spend a lot of time poking around/back tracking for XP to level up, etc.

  • Cowtools

    Okay! Thanks! I’ll give it a go. Now to just find the time…

  • Michael McNinch

    Well they appear to exist, but for some “strange” reason they refuse to attempt to escape from her clothes like most female characters boobs do… it’s almost as if her shirt and (assumed) bra are functioning in a realistic fashion and aren’t just there so her cleavage has something to stick out of. :)

  • brightmushroom

    Hayyyyy we should get some Nishimura up in this party lol, I kind of adore her.

    I really am excited to see the reboot continue though, I’m really curious to see if they lead bright eyed young Lara into the established canon wherein she’s kind of this detached violent psycho Amazon lady or rewrite the canon altogether. I think I do remember someone on the development team saying something like “the cheeky British girl archetype is a relic of the past “

  • brightmushroom

    It’s a game I highly recommend, ESPECIALLY to less experienced players, it doesn’t have the intense boss level fighting or need for grinding or complicated gaming elements that super experienced gamers enjoy. But it’s still highly enjoyable and new Lara had me totally in love with her haha

  • Cowtools

    That’s what I needed to hear! Thanks!

  • Charlie

    I am getting a sub to this and Serenity for my birthday *nods*

  • Pamela

    I am SUPER excited about Gail writing Lara, and man, that Dos Santos cover is gorgeous. It’ll be great to have a woman like Gail writing Lara, particularly the younger version. I’ve always loved Lara despite her eye candy origins, and I’m excited to see what kind of great stories Gail will come up with for her.