Dark Horse Comics, in collaboration with Blizzard, has announced a new Overwatch series called Overwatch: Tracer—London Calling. The series is based on fan favorite character Tracer and will be illustrated by Babs Tarr and written by Mariko Tamaki. The first issue is available today digitally and it’s free to read via Dark Horse Digital and on PlayOverwatch! The comic is available in over 13 languages so players around the world can join our hero on her adventures in the UK!
The monthly series will be available digitally with a planed in print run starting December 2, 2020.
Check out an early preview below.
For the official scoop read the Dark Horse Comics press release below.
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (September 14, 2020)—Check this out! Overwatch and Dark Horse Comics are excited to announce the new Overwatch: Tracer—London Calling comic series based on everyone’s favorite damage hero, Tracer!Illustrated by the New York Times bestselling comic artist Babs Tarr (Batgirl, Motor Crush) and written by the Eisner Award winner Mariko Tamaki (Laura Dean Keeps Breaking Up With Me, Lumber Janes), the series will follow a Young Tracer as she zips through the streets of her hometown.The series officially launches today with the first release of five issues. Issue #1 is making its digital debut for players and fans to read for free exclusively via Dark Horse Digital and on PlayOverwatch! The comic is available in over 13 languages so players around the world can join our hero on her adventures in the UK!Alongside the London Calling comic series, Overwatch is hosting the Tracer Comic Challenge. Players can earn a brand-new epic skin, Comic Book Tracer, and other cosmetic goodies by winning games of Overwatch beginning tomorrow Sept. 15 – Sept. 28. The skin features original art from the London Calling comic book issue. A variety of comic book themed sprays can be earned by watching Overwatch streamers on Twitch during the same period.Ever get that feeling of déjà vu? Soon you will, because Issues #2 through #5 will be released monthly so you can follow along each month as Tracer darts around town. For fans who want to collect them all, every issue in the series will be available in print with issue #1 hitting comic shelves December 2, 2020!
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