Dark Horse Comics is releasing a four-issue miniseries based on Electronic Arts’ hit battle royale game, Apex Legends. The book will be written by Jesse Stern, drawn by Neil Edwards, inked by Keith Champagne and lettered by Nate Piekos.
According to Dark Horse, the series, titled Apex Legends: Overtime, finds the titular Legends pulled together to rescue the city from Mad Scientists, brutal assassins, and the sudden and sinister group of The Syndicate, a corrupt cabal attempting to fix outcomes in their favor.
Apex Legends: Overtime #1 arrives June 2, 2021. Check out the cover art and Dark Horse’s full press release below:
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (March 26, 2021)—Writer Jesse Stern is joined by artist Neil Edwards (Assassin’s Creed, Dark Avengers), inker Keith Champagne (Stranger Things, The Strain), and letterer Nate Piekos (Stranger Things, The True Lives of the Fabulous Killjoys) for the new comic series from the award-winning battle royale videogame Apex LegendsTM in Apex Legends: Overtime beginning June 2, 2021.
Apex Legends is a squad-based battle royale experience where players select from one of 16 Legends – each with their own unique abilities and playstyles – and the last team standing wins. In the comic series, the Legends find themselves pulled together to rescue the city from Mad Scientists, brutal assassins, and the sudden and sinister grip of The Syndicate, a corrupt cabal attempting to “fix” arena outcomes in their favor. Will the Legends hold up to their celebrity status and be the heroes Solace needs?
Apex Legends: Overtime #1 (of four) arrives June 2, 2021, and is available for pre-order at your local comic shop. For more from the Apex Legends universe, check out Apex Legends: Pathfinder’s Quest, available now from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and your local comic shop for $39.99
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