The main article for this topic can be found at Tomb Raider Comics.
After the success of Tomb Raider (2013): A Survivor is Born, Dark Horse started releasing a new Comic Series: Tomb Raider (Dark Horse Comics) building on the story established in the game.
A second series of comics was announced on 9 October 2015 and way released starting on 17 February 2016.
Recurring Characters (Hark Horse)
As the Dark Horse Tomb Raider comics were all released with the Reboot Game - starting with Tomb Raider: The Beginning - or afterwards as a tie-in, they take place in the same universe. Most characters that make an appearance are known from the games:
Additionally the Lara Croft titled comics Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen feature characters from the Lara Croft Games:
Recurring Characters (Top Cow)
Countless characters were introduced for the Tomb Raider comics, all of which can be found in the Top Cow Comic Characters article. Only a few of those played an important role and occurred more than once.
Dark Horse Comics
- This one-shot game prequel to Tomb Raider (2013) was published 5 March 2013.
- The Tomb Raider series by Dark Horse follows the storyline established in the reboot. The first issue was published on 26 February 2014 and the last on 29 July 2015.
- The series Lara Croft and the Frozen Omen follows the storyline established in Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light, Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris and Lara Croft: Relic Run. The first issue was published on 7 October 2015.
- The second Tomb Raider Series by Dark Horse has been published starting in February 2016.
- Announced in July 2017 this third series by Dark Horse will be published starting November 2017.
- The series continues Lara's search for answers to her father's death after the events in Rise of the Tomb Raider.
Top Cow Comics
- The first comic published by Top Cow was a crossover between Tomb Raider and their well-established Witchblade series. This issue came out in December 1997.
- Following the release of the first crossover, Top Cow published a second crossover a year later, in December 1998.
- Tomb Raider: The Series Vol. 1 ran from December 1999 to March 2005 and consists of 50 issues.
- A one-shot Tomb Raider comic from 2000.
- A single comic issue from 2000 containing favourite images from the Top Cow comics.
- The 12 issue miniseries Journeys ran from January 2001 to May 2003.
- 2001 saw the release of another crossover, with this Tomb Raider / The Darkness Special, republished in April 2005 in The Darkness and Tomb Raider Vol. 1, Issue 1.
- In 2001 a preview to the ambitious Tomb Raider The Greatest Treasure of All was published.
- In early 2002 Lara Croft appeared in three issues of the Fathom comic series.
- A one-shot Tomb Raider comic from 2003, republished in April 2005 in Witchblade and Tomb Raider Vol. 1, Issue 1.
- Tomb Raider: Ephiphany is a one-shot comic published in August 2003.
- A one-shot Tomb Raider comic from January 2004.
- Tomb Raider: Takeover is a one-shot comic published in January 2004.
- Tomb Raider: Arabian Nights is a one-shot comic published in August 2004.
- Monster War is a four-part comic crossover between The Magdalena, Dracula, Tomb Raider, The Wolf-Men, Witchblade, Frankenstein, The Darkness and Mr. Hyde.
- The Tomb Raider / Witchblade / Magdalena / Vampirella crossover was published in August 2005.
- October 2005 finally saw the release of the full version of Tomb Raider: The Greatest Treasure of All.
- A single comic issue from 2006 containing all Covers of the Top Cow Tomb Raider comics to date.
- Tomb Raider: The Series Vol. 2 (2007 planned, never launched)
- The second volume was planned to launch in 2007, after the release of Tomb Raider Legend, but it never came.