Monday, March 14, 2016

Dark Horse Announces New Halo Anthology


Dark Horse Comic is no stranger to the Master Chief and the universe he inhabits. The publisher has offered plenty of good looks at the universe in comics and graphic novels, but now they're teaming up with 343 Industries for a brand new anthology based on the franchise of the same name. Halo: Tales from Slipspace will feature all-new stories from some of the comic industry’s best—including Jonathan Wayshak, Eric Nguyen, Alex Irvine, Kody Chamberlain, Dave Crosland, John Jackson Miller, Jonathan Goff, Simon Roy and Halo: Escalation writer Duffy Boudreau—as well as 343 Industries’ own Franchise Creative Director Frank O’Connor and Franchise Producer Tyler Jeffers.

Halo: Tales from Slipspace is in stores October 12, 2016. Full press release below.

Dark Horse Announces All-New Halo Anthology!

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Collection of new stories based on the epic Halo universe coming this fall!

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—343 Industries and Dark Horse Comics are set to release a brand-new Halo® graphic novel anthology based on the massive video game franchise later this year.
Halo: Tales from Slipspace will feature all-new stories from some of the comic industry’s best—including Jonathan Wayshak, Eric Nguyen, Alex Irvine, Kody Chamberlain, Dave Crosland, John Jackson Miller, Jonathan Goff, Simon Roy, and Halo: Escalation writer Duffy Boudreau—as well as 343 Industries’ own Franchise Creative Director Frank O’Connor and Franchise Producer Tyler Jeffers. This action-packed anthology is essential reading for all Halo fans!

343 Industries and Dark Horse have also produced two blockbuster comics series with canonical story lines written by writers from the video game franchise (Halo: Initiation and Halo: Escalation) and will rerelease the graphic novel Halo: Fall of Reach in March.

Halo: Tales from Slipspace is in stores October 12, 2016. Preorder your copy today at your local comic shop or through these fine retailers:

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The “Halo” Franchise:
Exclusively published by Microsoft Studios and developed by 343 Industries, the Halo franchise is an award-winning collection of properties, over $5 billion in worldwide sales to date, that has transcended video games and grown into a global entertainment phenomenon. Beginning with the original “Halo: Combat Evolved” (2001), the critically acclaimed and record-shattering series of games has reinvented how people think about video games and has since built a fanbase of millions worldwide and inspired multiple New York Times best-selling novels, a live-action digital series, comic books, action figures, apparel and more.

About 343 Industries:
343 Industries is the developer of the blockbuster “Halo” series of video games and, as part of Microsoft Studios, oversees the “Halo” franchise, including games, original programming, novels, comics, licensed collectibles, apparel and more. The studio launched “Halo 5: Guardians” on Oct. 27, 2015 and is currently developing “Halo Wars 2,” while continuing to transform entertainment experiences across the “Halo” universe with groundbreaking projects, including an upcoming Steven Spielberg produced television series.

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