Square Enix PR surrounding Nier has been getting less vague in recent weeks. With the game close to release, they’ve been releasing more details about the game and its story, and the Nier comic continues in this vein. The first part is now up on the game’s website.
One wonders why there’s no Nier manga for Japan, considering Square Enix are a pretty prominent manga publisher. Perhaps they’re waiting to see how the game does before rolling out the merchandise?