The Titan Comics prequel "Blade Runner: Origins", from Alcon Media Group, is available February 2021, written by Mike Johnson, K. Perkins and Mellow Brown, with illustrations by Fernando Dagnino and variant covers from Stanley "Artgerm" Lau, Peach Momoko and Robert Hack:
"...in 'Blade Runner Origins', a senior bioengineer for the 'Tyrell Corp' is found hanging in a sealed laboratory, the victim of an apparent suicide. 'LAPD Detective Cal Moreaux' — a veteran of the 'Off-world' conflict 'Kalanthia, is sent to write it up, quickly, quietly and with a minimum of fuss.
"But something doesn't sit right with the detective and it soon becomes apparent that this is anything but a 'normal; suicide. Did the scientist's ground-breaking research on 'Nexus'-model 'Replicants' somehow contribute to her death? And is the apparent disappearance of a prototype Nexus unit also connected to the case? Det. Moreaux’s investigation will draw him into a dark conspiracy behind the 'Dr. Tyrell'
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