MILWAUKIE, Ore., (May 17, 2018)—The Witcher fans rejoice! Dark Horse and CD PROJEKT RED are making it easier than ever for The Witcher fans to catch up on the tie-in graphic novels and comics series in The Witcher Library Edition. CD PROJEKT RED’s The Witcher is a dark fantasy RPG game series with a character-driven, non-linear story set in a gritty and living world. The Witcher games have collectively earned over 800 industry awards and have sold more than 33 million copies worldwide.
The Witcher Library Edition collects issues #1–#5 of the Witcher comic series House of Glass, Fox Children, Curse of Crows, and the Killing Monsters one-shot—and features annotations and a sketchbook section. Multiple Eisner Award-winning writer Paul Tobin (Bandette, Colder) pens a fantasy epic of the adventures of Geralt of Rivia, a witcher—one of the few remaining monster hunters. The Witcher Library Edition features story art by Joe Querio (B.P.R.D.: Hell on Earth), Piotr Kowalski (Sex), and Max Bertolini (Universo Alfa) with colors by Carlos Badilla (Alabaster: The Good, the Bad, and the Bird) and Brad Simpson (Sex) and lettering by Nate Piekos (Umbrella Academy: Apocalypse Suite). This edition features a bonus sketchbook section and additional art by Dave Johnson (100 Bullets), Dan Panosian (Slots), Stan Sakai (Usagi Yojimbo), Duncan Fegredo (MPH), Simon Bisley (Lobo), and a new cover by Mike Mignola (Hellboy). This 440-page tome retails for $49.99.
The Witcher Library Edition goes on sale October 24, 2018, and is available for preorder on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop.
Praise for The Witcher comics:
“Dark Horse further cements itself as the publisher to turn to for well-executed comics based on video games.”—IGN
“Even if you’re not a fan of the Witcher media already, I think there’s a lot in this book to enjoy, but if you are, this is a must-buy.”—Comic Vine
“A great book in terms of both story and artwork that everybody should check out.”—All Comic