Dark Horse comics has released a free preview for the upcoming prequel to The Last of Us, a survival horror game for PlayStation 3. It includes artwork and 6 pages featuring Ellie, the young girl you are tasked with protecting in the game.
The story takes place 20 years after the outbreak of a fungal infection that turns people into zombie-like creatures. Ellie is bused to a quarantine zone and witnesses the routine euthanization of an infected person. Upon arriving she is warned to stay out of trouble but clearly she doesn’t.
The 4 issue mini-series begins April 24 and will be collected in a hardcover out June 19.