Remember the game Prototype? You played as Alex an extremely powerful shapeshifter brute forcing his way through New York City. The city was overrun by the Blacklight plague, which turned the infected into crazed monsters, desprate to kill any uninfected.
Why do infected always want to destroy the uninfected? They can’t just wither and die or fight for supr
emacy among themselves?
As has been the trend, a comic will be released leading up to the release of Prototype 2
. The story will bridge the time between the original game and its upcoming sequel.
, and Dark Horse
announced the mini-series via press release:
The all-new digital comic series will be broken into three original stories that bridge the gap between the original blockbuster game and the highly anticipated sequel, PROTOTYPE 2. The first entry, “The Anchor,” illustrated by Paco Díaz, continues the story of Alex Mercer, the protagonist from the first game, while the second story, “The Survivors,” illustrated by Chris Staggs, follows a small group of residents of New York trying to escape the city after it has been transformed into NYZ with the outbreak of the Blacklight virus. The third and final story, illustrated by Victor Drujiniu, is “The Labyrinth” and provides fans a deeper look into the backstory of PROTOTYPE 2‘s new protagonist, Sgt. James Heller. Each comic in the series will be available at Digital.Darkhorse.com every other week beginning February 15, 2012.