DC Comics announced at New York Comic Con 2014 that there will be a digital-first Mortal Kombat X comic book series that will be a prequel. The comics are set to be written by Shawn Kittelsen and illustrated by Dexter Soy. The issues should start coming out starting in January 2015.
Talking of the Mortal Kombat X comic series, according to Shawn Kittelsen (the writer), the entire roster of characters from the franchise’s long history is at their disposal, so fans can look forward to seeing some familiar faces that might not appear on screen in Mortal Kombat X along with a slew of new characters. – IGN.com
From the Press Release:
“MORTAL KOMBAT X, in development by NetherRealm Studios and to be published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, is the next installment in the critically acclaimed game franchise which continues 25 years after the events of 2011’s MORTAL KOMBAT. The new comic book series of the same name will serve as a prequel to the game and will feature many favorite characters and the next generation of Kombatants. The series is being written by Shawn Kittelsen with interior art by Dexter Soy and covers by Ivan Reis. The series will debut in January 2015.”
Via: The Kombat Tether