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 Post subject: All about the Mortal Kombat X Comic Books
 Post Posted: Sat Dec 20, 2014 5:32 pm 
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DC Comics has announced a comic book series based on the upcoming Mortal Kombat X fighting game. This new comic book series is written by Shawn Kittelsen. The first digital chapter will be released on January 14th 2015. Graphic novels combining several of the digital chapters will be released later, with volume 1, combining digital chapters 1-4 scheduled for an April 8 2015 release.

From the official press release:

MORTAL KOMBAT X, in development by NetherRealm Studios and to be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, is the next installment in the critically acclaimed game franchise which continues 25 years after the events of 2011’s MORTAL KOMBAT. The new comic book series of the same name will serve as a prequel to the game and will feature many favorite characters and the next generation of Kombatants. The series is being written by Shawn Kittelsen with interior art by Dexter Soy and covers by Ivan Reis. The series will debut in January 2015.

Mortal Kombat X Comic Book Raiden Art Mortal Kombat X Comic Book Red Dragon Art Mortal Kombat X Comic Book Scorpion Art Mortal Kombat X Comic Book Shirai Ryu Art


DC Comics has already revealed the synopsis for the first 4 digital chapters and the cover art for three of them. Take a look:

#1: Get over here…for an all-new digital-first series set before the events of 2015’s highly anticipated game Mortal Kombat X! Prepare yourself for the brutal adventures of all your favorite Mortal Kombat characters and witness the rise of the next generation of Kombatants!
#2: Scorpion and his newest companion set off in deadly pursuit of Raiden! Meanwhile, as the daughter of Johnny Cage and Sonya Blade, Cassie Cage thinks she’s seen it all. But when she finds herself in an illegal MMA deathmatch, Cassie must decide if she’s ready for her first taste of Mortal Kombat!

Mortal Kombat X Comic Book Digital Issue 01 Scorpion Cover Art Mortal Kombat X Comic Book Digital Issue 01 Sub Zero Cover Art Mortal Kombat X Comic Book Digital Issue 02 Raiden Cover Art Mortal Kombat X Comic Book Digital Issue 04 Kano Cover Art


#3: As the civil war in Outworld rages on, Kotal Kahn suffers an unimaginable loss and enlists the power of the Kamidogu to avenge his fallen ally. But will blood magic make Kotal powerful enough to take down Outworld’s champion? Enter: Goro!
#4: Scorpion vs. Raiden! Red Dragons vs. Black Dragons! And a powerful new threat emerges! You do not want to miss the blood-soaked finale of our first story arc!


Writer Shawn Kittelsen was also interviewed several times and revealed details about the comic book series:




Comic Book Resources also interviewed Shawn Kittelsen.

Additional information about the Mortal Kombat X comic books, including the currently available release schedule, can be found on this dedicated page.

Visit our Mortal Kombat X section for all available Mortal Kombat X information. Want to talk about Mortal Kombat X, take a look at our Mortal Kombat X forum.

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