They began in France from Glenat. But shortly afterwards, Top Cow began publishing Tomb Raider comics. Which was handy as game publishers Eidos owned part of Top Cow. The comic was meant to return from Top Cow in 2007 but.. didn’t.
Instead it’s coming out in 2013. From Dark Horse, written by lead game writer Rhianna Pratchett with are from Nicolas Daniel Selma and Andrea Mutti. Tomb Raider: The Beginning. Starting with a 48 page hardcover which;
follows the story of how the crew came together for The Endurance’s fateful mission to discover the lost Japanese kingdom of Yamatai. Originally intended to feature as the latest instalment of Dr. James Whitman’s successful archaeology show, Whitman’s World, the show-biz archaeologist gets more than he bargained for when he enlists the help of Captain Conrad Roth. As Roth’s unique and eccentric crew gradually come together and share their stories and secrets, the expedition faces unexpected threats before it’s even begun.
Initially it will be free for those who preorder the new game from Best Buy, but will be made more available later…