The Last of Us and Hawken are getting the comic book treatment for the first time, while Mass Effect 3 and Dragon Age receive new issues, it has been announced at New York Comic-Con.
Dark Horse Comics and Naughty Dog are creating a graphic novel series based on The Last of Us, which will focus on protagonist Ellie and her life prior to the game's events.
The comics will be written by Naughty Dog designer Neil Druckman and artist Faith Erin Hicks, and edited by Rachel Edidin.
Hawken: Genesis will be a graphic novel anthology published early next year by Archaia Entertainment (Mouse Guard).
Genesis will follow mech inventor James Hawken and his crumbling partnership with corporate leader Rion Lazlo. It is being written by Jeremy Barlow, who has also authored Star Wars and Mass Effect books.
Studio Lounak are publishing Splinter Cell Echoes, a graphic novel that takes place between the events of Splinter Cell Conviction and Splinter Cell Blacklist. Written by Nathan Edmondson (Olympus), the story bridges the gap between the two games with "a realistic, original story that sets the tone for the opening events in Splinter Cell Blacklist" according to Ubisoft.
Mass Effect’s first Hanar Spectre, Blasto, will star in a one-shot comic written by Mass Effect 3 lead writer Mac Walters.
“On a remote space station overlooking the Elcor homeworld... the lone Spectre puts an end to the nefarious deeds of an outlaw band of mercenaries bent on galactic-wide domination,” said publisher Dark Horse.
Dark Horse Comics will also be publishing a new installment in the Dragon Age comic series, as well as an encyclopedia.
Dragon Age: Until We Sleep is the third installment in the series, and finds King Alistair waging war on the evil mage behind his father's disappearance.
Until We Sleep is written by Dragon Age's lead writer David Gaider, and features scripts from Alexander Freed and art by Chad Hardin.
Dragon Age encyclopedia The World of Thedas Volume 1, is a collection of art and information regarding Dragon Age's regions, religions, monsters, magic, and more. It will be available next April.