The lights are on
In an interview with writer Gail Simone (Deadpool, Batgirl), new information has been revealed about an upcoming Tomb Raider comic book. If you enjoyed the story and characterization in Square Enix's reboot, then this should be some good news.
Speaking with Kotaku, Simone revealed that the story she's working on takes place after the conclusion of this year's title. It will be canon and lead into a sequel. Given Square Enix's claim that Tomb Raider failed to meet expectations, news of a sequel is both surprising and welcome.
Simone is an avid gamer, and she shares her enjoyment of the series at large. "I’ve always loved the classic, cool Lara Croft, but this feels like her origin story, like we’re seeing her before she becomes the icon, and it’s very compelling to me," she said.
The series from Dark Horse is due out in February 2014. While this confirms a sequel, no additional news is available. We reached out to Square Enix and representatives declined to comment.
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Tomb Raider comic book, sounds pretty awesome.
Maybe Square Enix realized that their expectations were ridiculous. It's not really that surprising to hear this news, though, but it's nice to know for sure.
Well I hated the characters in the reboot maybe this will fix that.
I'm so excited that their will be a sequel to Tomb Raider.
Looking forward to a sequel. Just have more puzzles, please!:)
Will be interesting to see what Dark Horse does different to the Top Cow years with the character.
I hope there is a sequel, I'm currently playing the game now and I think it's great.
A Tomb Raider is born...I hope.
I'll gladly welcome a sequel.
I didn't really care for the Reboot personally, but a sequel is good for the people who liked it
I loved the reboot from earlier this year! I would gladly pay to play more Lara Croft in the sequel.
I really hope this news is true
a sequel is great news. Tomb Raider was one of my biggest surprises this year. I was never a huge fan of the series (in fact, only played a game or two), but I fell in love with the Reboot. It gave me everything I hoped for and more. I'm definitely looking forward to more in this promising new direction!
Nice, Gail Simon did a heck of a great WW comic so I do know of her work. Hopefully the comic is great.