The Witcher Library Edition is set as an Hallow’s Eve Treat!

19 May

Fans of the Witcher can rejoice! This fantasy work created by Andrzej Sapkowski is getting an encyclopedic treatment by Dark Horse and CD PROJEKT RED. They 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. This work was first released as a series of short stories and novels, before becoming a dark fantasy RPG game, card game, board and electronic. Attempts to adapt it for television/cinema is still ongoing.

The Witcher games collectively earned over 800 industry awards and sold more than 33 million copies worldwide.


From the Press Release:

Readers can get caught up with the Library Edition, which 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 and at your local comic shop.

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