Recent Posts

dark horse

Tomb Raider China Publishes 3-Part Article on the Wei Mirror

Those of you who have been following the latest story arc of Dark Horse’s Tomb Raider comic series will no doubt be familiar with the Wei Mirror – an ancient artefact dubbed the “Prison of Souls” – that Lara Croft is searching for in her bid to save her friend Sam’s soul from the clutches of the shaman queen Himiko. But did you know that this mirror is modelled after real-life bronze mirrors found at a number of ancient sites in Japan and China? In early ... [Continue Reading]

January 18, 2017 // 2 Comments

Review: Tomb Raider #7

After a somewhat disappointing first story arc, Dark Horse Comics’ Tomb Raider comic series kicked off a brand new story arc in August 2014 with Tomb Raider #7. Co-written by comic writer Gail Simone and acclaimed game writer and long-time Tomb Raider afficionada Rhianna Pratchett, “Losing Her Grip!” (or is it “In Memoriam”?) is the first part of a new story arc that promises a return to the globe-trotting adventures of yesteryear. I’ll admit that I’m ... [Continue Reading]

September 23, 2014 // 11 Comments

Gail Simone Talks Tomb Raider

In her interview with Comic Vine this week, writer Gail Simone talked about her work on Dark Horse’s upcoming line of Tomb Raider comics, her thoughts on the new Lara Croft, and her vision for the next stage of Lara’s transition from survivor to hardy adventuress. Gail, who has made a name for herself for her work on DC’s “Wonder Woman” and Dynamite Entertainment’s “Red Sonja”, emphasised the importance of good storytelling in video games and ... [Continue Reading]

January 23, 2014 // 13 Comments