A new graphic novel based on the world of Minecraft is currently in the works at Dark Horse Comics. Written and illustrated by Stéphanie Ramirez, Minecraft: Open World — Into the Nether follows Minecraft newcomer Sarah and veteran Hector. While the relationship between the two characters gets off to a rocky start, they quickly become friends as they explore a number of different locations in the world of Minecraft. The graphic novel is currently set to release on October 25.
An image of the cover of the graphic novel can be found below. Readers interested in pre-ordering Minecraft: Open World — Into the Nether can do it here. In the Nether is intended for intermediate level readers (8-12).
While Minecraft: Open World — Into the Nether won’t be available until October, Dark Horse has already offered a number of different comics based on the game. There is a main series of graphic novels based on Minecraftas good as Wither away without you series, and the Stories from the Overworld anthology. It seems that Minecraft fans won’t need to familiarize themselves with these previous graphic novels before reading In the Netherbut Minecraft fans interested in finding out what Dark Horse has to offer can find out more on the company’s official website here.
Minecraft is the best-selling video game of all time, selling over 238 million copies worldwide. Since its release in 2011, Minecraft has become nothing short of a global sensation and continues to find strong sales on modern platforms. MinecraftThe authoring tools are a big part of the game’s appeal, but Mojang Studios and Microsoft have found a number of ways to expand on the original concept. Recently, the game has had crossover events with other popular video game franchises, including Sonic the Hedgehog and Angry Birds. Minecraft is currently available on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, Nintendo Switch and PC. You can check out our previous coverage of the game here.
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