Mortal Kombat X brings the franchise back to comics starting January with issue #1 from DC Comics. The digital-first series will have a rapid print turnaround, but for those waiting patiently for a more complete tome - April will be new comic day!

Mortal Kombat X Vol.1 will collect the first four issues of the new series; written by crossover talent Shawn Kittelsen, with art by Dexter Soy, Igor Vitorino and Ivan Reis [cover pictured].

The first volume will beautifully complement the game schedule: arriving six days before the official release for home consoles - April 8th! [Note: Make sure you pre-order to guarantee yourself a copy! -M.]

Solicitation: Get over here...for an all-new digital-first series set before the events of 2015ā€™s highly anticipated game Mortal Kombat X! Prepare yourself for the brutal adventures of all your favorite Mortal Kombat characters and witness the rise of the next generation of Kombatants! As Scorpion and his newest companion set off in deadly pursuit of Raiden, Cassie Cage finds herself in an illegal MMA deathmatch. Is she ready for her first taste of Mortal Kombat? Collects issues #1-4 of the new series.

The comic will flesh out the Mortal Kombat X saga, juggling characters new and old in an expansion of the 25 year storyline of the game! Newcomers Cassie Cage and Kotal Kahn feature - entering the world of underground bloodsports, and a feud with four-armed legend Goro, respectively!

Initial story arcs will also see the returns of: Scorpion, Raiden, Kano and the Red Dragon Clan! Catch up on preview solicitations for each month's releases: January, February & March.

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