Dead Space Books: The Source Material That Inspired The Space Game Fantasy

These books and comics offer additional depth and backstory to the Dead Space universe, providing fans with a deeper understanding of the events and characters within the series.

Dead Space: Martyr

Release Date: July 20, 2010

Martyr serves as a prequel to the events of the first Dead Space game. It delves into the origins of the mysterious Marker, an alien artifact discovered on the remote planet of Aegis VII, and the rise of the Church of Unitology, a religion formed around the Marker’s teachings. The story follows Michael Altman, a scientist who becomes embroiled in the dark secrets surrounding the Marker and the fanatical beliefs of the Unitologists.

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Dead Space: Salvage

Release Date: January 26, 2010 (Collected Edition)

Salvage is a comic series set after the events of the first Dead Space game. It follows a group of miners who board the derelict USG Ishimura in search of valuable salvage. However, they soon discover that the ship is infested with horrifying Necromorphs, leading to a desperate fight for survival as they attempt to escape the nightmare-infested vessel.

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Dead Space: Liberation

Release Date: February 5, 2013 (Collected Edition)

Liberation is a comic series set between the events of Dead Space 2 and Dead Space 3. It follows the character of Ellie Langford as she embarks on a mission to destroy the Markers, the source of the Necromorph outbreak. Along the way, she faces numerous challenges and encounters dangerous enemies, including Unitologists and the monstrous Necromorphs.

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Dead Space: Catalyst

Release Date: October 2, 2012

Catalyst is a prequel to the events of the first Dead Space game. It continues the story begun in Martyr, exploring the origins of the Marker and the Church of Unitology. The novel follows the journey of two brothers, Gabe and Lexine Weller, who become entangled in a conspiracy surrounding the Markers and the Necromorph threat. As they uncover dark secrets, they must fight for survival against both human and alien foes.

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Have you read any of the books on the list? What’s your favourite Dead Space Book? We’d love to hear from you. 

Other things you might want to know:

How many books are in the Dead Space series?

There are 5 main books with one of them being a extended prequel to the universe

Are the Dead Space books worth reading?

If you liked the games and want more lore about the universe then the books are a worth read.

Which Dead Space is the best in the series?

The Dead Space remake is the best version of the the first game.

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