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Created by MediEvil's original co-creators, this brand-new original comic story offers a whole new perspective on the world of Gallowmere and Sir Daniel Fortesque. Beautifully illustrated and full of surprising revelations, it is sure to be a joyful surprise for fans of the classic PlayStation game.
MediEvil: The Comic Prequel tells the story of Sir Daniel Fortesque after the ending of MediEvil 2. Traveling back in time Sir Dan encounters his original, living self and (re)experiences the events leading up to the legendary battle in which he first lost his life. He must work with some old friends and battle some old foes if he is to save his kingdom and seal his status as the Hero of Gallowmere.
About the Author
From age 11, when Chris Sorrell got his first computer, he has had a passion for games and game development that still burns strong. As a teenager Chris developed the James Pond games. A few years later, he created a game design pitch called 'Dead Man Dan'. This was taken into into production as 'MediEvil' and Chris worked as game director and one of the programmers on the small team. The game launched on Playstation 1 in 1998. Although Chris has always enjoyed storytelling through games, the MediEvil comic is his first piece of standalone writing.
Jason Wilson's love of horror films, physical comedy and video-games came to the fore when it was suggested that he work with Chris Sorrell on 'MediEvil.' The relationship proved fruitful and MediEvil became a cult hit and went on to spawn the BAFTA award winning 'MediEvil 2.' Jason eventually left Sony to pursue his passion for storytelling in the form of comic books. Under the writer/ artist nom de plume of Jay Gunn, Jason created the eco-horror thriller Surface Tension published by Titan Comics in 2016.
“Not only a thrilling time-traveling tale, but it also mixes humor and heart with action and adventure ... For people looking to explore more of Dan Fortesque's univere or for anyone looking for a great self-contained story (I have never played the game and thoroughly enjoyed it), this is a wonderful piece to get into this holiday season.” - Comic Book Movie
“I enjoyed the art tremendously ... Pick it up if you enjoyed the game” - Major Spoilers
“The Nightmare Before Xmas written by Monty Python ... a fantastic way to while away an evening”
- Mass Movement
“The quality of writing is excellent ... encapsulates the storytelling techniques, character mannerisms, dialogue and humour in direct comparison to both of the original MediEvil games, while cleverly taking the story in a new direction ... will undoubtedly bring a smile to the faces of MediEvil fans.” - Gnarly Guides