Heidi’s at the Diamond Retailer’s Lunch right now, where companies announce their upcoming campaigns, stories, and plans. Dark Horse have just spoken, and she reports that Gail Simone will be the writer for a new Tomb Raider series, coming soon from the company.
In an interview for Kotaku, Simone speaks on the series, which will start in 2014:
I chose to do this series solely because I loved the game so much, so we’re definitely keeping the tone of the game. I’ve always loved the classic, cool Lara Croft, but this feels like her origin story, like we’re seeing her before she becomes the icon, and it’s very compelling to me.
There’s no news on an artist as of yet. The covers will be by Dan dos Santos – get a look at his process here.