SDCC 2018: All New Comic Book Series Coming Based On Life Is Strange Video Games

Credit: Square Enix

Fans of the award-winning Life is Strange video games can now experience Arcadia Bay through a new comic book series. Titan Comics and Square Enix announced during Comic Con that a four-part comic miniseries will debut on November 2018.

Credit: Titan Comics

Titan’s new comic series is written by Emma Vieceli (Olivia Twist, Breaks, Doctor Who, Back to the Future) with interior art and covers by Claudia Leonardi of IHQ Studios, and colors by Andrea Izzo. The series will launch with a cover by superstar Manda Schank.

The comic will put readers in the company of Max Caulfield and Chloe Price. In the first game of the series, which will connect directly to the comics, Max is a senior majoring in photography. She suddenly discovers she can rewind time when she uses this power to save her best friend, Chloe Price. Together, they investigate the unusual disappearance of another student, Rachel Amber, and, in the process, uncover a dark side to the town of Arcadia Bay.

Throughout the game, players are given the choice to make or avoid certain actions and to rewind time or not, and each decision impacts how the game moves forward. In Titan Comics’ Life is Strange, readers will see one of the possible futures that results from one of the two possible endings of the game. See the trailer for the game below.

“Like so many players all over the world, I fell hard for Max and her story from the release of episode one, and every chapter brought more heartache, tears, and emotional rollercoasters,” said Life Is Strange writer Emma Vieceli, “One of the wonders of the series is that every player may have taken Max and Chloe on a unique journey, and so distilling their possible futures into one mini-series is a huge thing. Importantly, as with the game, it must always be remembered that what we’re creating here is one possibility out of many. I’m excited with the story we’ve opted for, and I hope readers will be too!”

Life is Strange #1 will be available to order from the September Diamond Previews catalog, listings for which go live August 22.

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