Marvel Max Payne 3 comic incoming

Written by Rockstar's Dan Houser and Remedy's Sam Lake

A three-part original Max Payne 3 comic series produced by Rockstar and Marvel is on its way in "the next few weeks".


As Marvel explains: "Written by Dan Houser and Remedy's Sam Lake, and featuring cover art from Greg Horn and pencils/inks by Fernando Blanco, this original Max Payne 3 comic series will delve into Max's troubled past - exploring the events that occurred in and around both Max Payne and Max Payne 2, leading up to Max Payne 3 while also shedding new light on Max's early years."

The series will be released as a digital graphic novel and in limited print editions. The first issue, entitled "After the Fall", will be unleashed for free as a digital comic on the official Max Payne site and Rockstar's Newswire "in the next few weeks".

The PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of Max Payne 3 launch on May 15 in North America and May 18 internationally, while the PC edition's out on May 29 in the US and June 1 everywhere else.