World of Tanks is receiving a comic book adaptation.
Today publisher Dark Horse announced that World of Tanks: Roll Out will be releasing later this year. Behind the series is writer Garth Eniss, who is best known for his work on Preacher and Punisher. Working with Eniss is Carlos Ezquerra, the co-creator of Judge Dredd. Eniss and Ezquerra have worked together before on titles such as Preacher, Hitman, and the World War II series Battlefields. Covers will be illustrated by Isaac Hannaford, who has worked on Halo: Reach and The Punisher.
Below is Dark Horse’s synopsis for the upcoming comic. You can also check out a sample page for the comic below.
World of Tanks: Roll Out is set during the tank battles of the summer 1944, featuring British versus German armored units in post D-Day Normandy. It’s the German Panthers vs. British Cromwells, as the British tankers push deeper into France and toward the might of the Germans.
World of Tanks: Roll Out will release this fall. The five-issue series will be available both digitally and in comic book stores. World of Tanks is available on PC, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One. The title released in 2010, and has since attracted over 90 million players.