Dead Island Digital Comic Released

2011/08/30 22:32:09 +00:00 | Jonathan James

To get you ready for the upcoming release of Dead Island, Deep Silver and Marvel Comics have released a digital prequel comic, revealing the events that lead up to the zombie outbreak.

"The comic introduces journalist Roger Howard, who has traveled to Banoi to investigate the illegal exploitation of the island’s resources. During his investigations in the Royal Palms Resort hotel he discovers a terrible surprise that no one could ever expect…

The story was created by Marvel Custom Solutions by the creative team of writer William Dailey, along with artists Jorge Lucas, Juan Santacruz, Diego Olmos, Carlos Rodriguez and Sergio Arino. The comic also features an eye-catching cover by Christian Nauck."

The comic was previously released as a limited edition for fans that attended this year's San Diego Comic Con. To read the digital comic, visit:

Dead Island will be available for the PC, Xbox 360, and Playstation 3 on September 6th in North America and everywhere else on September 9th.

“The player is drawn into the world of Dead Island on the brink of a mysterious epidemic that suddenly, and without warning, breaks out on the fictional island of Banoi. As a guest of the Royal Palms Resort, the player’s stay was supposed to be a dream holiday, a luxurious getaway to the beautiful beaches of a tropical paradise. But faced with the reality of a zombie apocalypse, there is only one thing left to do: Survive.

This is Dead Island… a paradise to die for.”