Dirty Little Secrets: Part 1 of 6 - Written by KAREN TRAVISS. Art by COLIN WILSON. Cover by PHILIP TAN. A dramatic, new direction begins with the debut of series writer Karen Traviss, author of the Gears of War novels and writer for the upcoming Gears of War 3 game. 'Dirty Little Secrets' kicks off a 6-part story bridging the gap between the end of the Gears 2 game and the beginning of Gears 3, which launches in Spring 2011! 32 pg, FC Cover price $3.99.