The ongoing saga of one of the largest video game franchises in history gets the deluxe oversized treatment in this indispensable hardcover! Witness the electrifying exploits of the UNSC Spartans--including the origin of Sarah Palmer, the thrilling return of the Master Chief, and more--as they defend humanity across the galaxy!
Showcasing chapters written by Halo® 5: Guardians lead writer Brian Reed and Halo 4 senior writer Chris Schlerf, this substantial volume collects Halo: Initiation #1-#3 and Halo: Escalation #1-#12, and features creator annotations exclusive to this edition, a complete cover gallery, and a selection of never-before-seen sketches!
"Halo: Escalation is a developing series that is awesome." -Unleash the Fanboy
"Start reading Halo: Escalation now." -Geeked Out Nation
"If you haven't read any of the Halo: Escalation comics so far, the time to jump in is now... This new arc promises to contain everything wonderful about Halo and Halo stories, and I have confidence they will be able to uphold that promise." -The Daily Crate
About the Author
Christopher Schlerf was the former Senior Writer for Halo 4 at 343 Industries. Before working with 343 Industries, Christopher Schlerf directed, managed, and produced several short films in the early 2000s. At 343 Industries, Schlerf became the Senior Writer and narrative director for Halo 4. He created the original draft of the game's script and continued to write for the game throughout the development process, alongside the rest of the writing team. He was also the writer of Halo: Escalation until the sixth issue, and the short story Petra included in the 2010 reissue of Halo: First Strike. Chris Schlerf left 343 Industries in November 2013. After Schlerf's departure from 343 Industries, Brian Reed became the Halo franchise's lead writer. Schlerf now works at BioWare on Mass Effect. The author lives in Montreal, Quebec, Canada.