Gears Of War #1 Game Stop Foil Variant comic book from DC Wildstorm comics. This rare variant comic has a great new cover and was only available in the US to X-Box computer gamers who pre-ordered Gears Of War 2 at Game Stop. Written by Joshua Ortega, Art by Liam Sharp, "Crimson Omen" cover. The best-selling video game franchise arrives in comic books stores with a blast - one month before the debut of the new Xbox 360 game! The opening six-issue arc of this new ongoing series bridges the end of the first Gears of War game and the start of the second one, following the brutal adventures of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad in the battle against the Locust! What happened after the Lightmass Bombing and how did the Locust react to this devastating weapon? Find out in this new series by Gears of War 2 game-writer Joshua Ortega (Death Dealer) and artist Liam Sharp (LORD HAVOK AND THE EXTREMISTS).