John Carpenter’s Toxic Commando video game is getting a comic book prequel that unleashes a Sludge God
The video game John Carpenter’s Toxic Commando is getting a comic book prequel called John Carpenter’s Toxic Commando: Rise of the Sludge God
John Carpenter has been very open about the fact that he is a gamer – and now he has signed the upcoming first-person shooter horror game John Carpenter’s Toxic Commandowhich is set to arrive on PC (via the Epic Games Store), PlayStation 5, and Xbox Series S | X sometime in 2024. This game comes our way from Focus Home Entertainment and Saber Interactive, and is powered by Swarm Engine. While we wait to hear a specific release date Poison Commandoour friends at Bloody Disgusting have shared the news that the game is getting a prequel comic book series called John Carpenter’s Toxic Commando: Rise of the Sludge God!
A collaboration between Dark Horse Comics and Saber Interactive, John Carpenter’s Toxic Commando: Rise of the Sludge God it will have a three issue run. The story aims to show “fear of a professional team against an unstoppable force Alien along with a healthy dose of suspenseful action de The Thingfull of zombified monsters and one terrible god.” Here is the summary: An ordinary day for Obsidian CEO Leon Dorsey takes a turn for the worse when he wakes up to accidentally find clean energy for an ancient sludge evil. Humanity’s last hope against a toxic future rests with a private group of commandos.
The comic book series was written by Michael Moreci (Stranger Things: Kamchatka). Alberto J. Albuquerque (Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword) is handling both the interior and cover art, and the lettering is being done by Nate Piekos (Black Hammer: Scenes).
Tim Willits, COO of Saber Interactive, provided the following statement: “Few things are as exciting as building a new world and we are delighted to be able to do so again John Carpenter’s Toxic Commando. We are delighted to have had the opportunity to work with Dark Horse to expand this universe and give people a small taste of what is to come.“
The first issue of John Carpenter’s Toxic Commando: Rise of the Sludge God positioned to reach store shelves March 13, 2024. Do you pick up a copy? Let us know by leaving a comment below.
As you scroll down, check out the cover of the first issue: