Halo: Rise of Atriox
An anthology based on 2017's Halo Wars 2, the real-time strategy video game from 343 Industries, which introduced a new ruthless villain, Atriox. Atriox, the legendary Brute under the command of the alien collective known as the Covenant, leads a Brute assault against a UNSC military outpost. Wave after wave of Brutes are lost attacking the human outpost defended by a group of UNSC marines, the ruthless Atriox soldiers on. As his comrades fall, Atriox's hatred for the Covenant grows. This five-chapter anthology collects stories by acclaimed comics creators Cullen Bunn, Jody Houser, John Jackson Miller, Alex Irvine, Claire Roe, Josan Gonzalez, Jonathan Wayshak, and Tristan Jones. Ties in to new Halo Wars 2 video game for Xbox One. Released in February 2017.