Written By: Rick Barba, Alex Garner
Under constant threat by the alien occupation, humanity’s fate is in the hands of the last remaining hope for the people of Earth: XCOM. XCOM: ESCALATION follows XCOM as they continue to fight for freedom, redemption, and survival. Fans of the critically acclaimed video game franchise will enjoy this exciting addition to the XCOM story and its use of elements of the popular game.
Format: Softbound
Publication Date: 11/14/2017
ISBN: 9781608879922
Pages: 200
Trim Size: 6 x 9 x .7

  • About the Author 
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Rick Barba, Author: Rick Barba is one of the most published book authors in the videogame industry, with more than 120 game-related titles in print. He co-authored the God of War Collector's Edition Guide and also wrote the game's lore book, God of War: Lore and Legends.

Alex Garner, Cover Artist: Alex Garner graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with a degree in computer science. He then worked on several popular comic book series such as Gen 13 and Danger Girl. In 1999, he and three partners formed IDW Publishing and he became the creative director and lead artist of several creative service projects for companies like Upper Deck, Konami, Electronic Arts, Bandai, Marvel Comics, and DC Comics.

Currently Garner is a freelance illustrator and concept artist for Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Blizzard entertainment, Hasbro, and various others.