GEARS OF WAR #18
Best-selling author Karen Traviss continues to explore the years prior to "Emergence Day." As Marcus Fenix fights what turns out to be the last battle of the Pendulum Wars, his father, Adam, perfects the devastating weapon known as The Hammer of Dawn. Peace is coming to Sera, but neither father nor son is optimistic about its longterm prospects.
GEARS OF WAR #24• Series finale • This series final features the comics debut of QUEEN MYRRAH, leader of THE LOCUSTS! • Leads readers into GEARS OF WAR 3 game!
GEARS OF WAR #19
A new, six-part epic begins, leading up to the release of the Gears of War 3 game! "Dirty Little Secrets" picks up at the end of Gears 2 with the sinking of Jacinto. Find out what becomes of Marcus, Dom and the rest of the COG forces as they continue their struggle against the Locust invaders.
GEARS OF WAR #22
The Coalition of Ordered Governments has ceased to exist – its refugees find themselves forced to live like the tribal Stranded they once despised. Delta Squad, now based on an aging carrier, struggles to defend the refugees. Meanwhile, Adam Fenix takes desperate steps to find a way to destroy the virulent Lambent.
GEARS OF WAR #21
In part 3 of "Dirty Little Secrets," the Gears have found their respite on the island of Vectes to be all too brief. The Lambent – a deadly, mutating lifeform – has followed them from the mainland and now threatens to wipe out what's left of humankind. Chairman Prescott has a plan he can reveal to no one – least of all Marcus Fenix.
GEARS OF WAR #15
In this issue, new series writer Karen Traviss (author of the best-selling Gears of War novels) takes us into the past with a story focusing on Marcus Fenix's father, Adam. It's a time before Emergence Day and the arrival of the Locusts, and the humans of Sera have battling each other for 62 years in conflict known as the Pendulum Wars. Adam is appalled by the human carnage he sees in battle and is determined to find a better way to wage war.
GEARS OF WAR #20
In part 2 of "Dirty Little Secrets," the Gears have taken refuge on the island of Vectes, where they must defend the local civilians from marauding bands of Stranded. Joining them are their old enemies, the fiercely independent Gorasni. Memories of old atrocities may lead these tentative allies to kill each other instead of their common foe.
GEARS OF WAR #23
Part 5 of "Dirty Little Secrets." Colonel Hoffman now heads up an outpost of Gears and civilians in the historic location of Anvil Gate. Sgt. Bernie Mataki takes point on finding food and supplies, but her excursions lead to tense encounters with local, hostile Stranded.