THE WITCHER: THE BALLAD OF TWO WOLVES #1/ Story by BARTOSZ STYBOR/ English Dialogue Adaptation by MAIA KENNEY/ Art, Colors & Standard Cover by MIKI MONTLLO/ Art Assists by ORIOL PEREZ/ Color Assists by HELENA ROSSETTI/ Letters by HASSAN OTSMANE-ELHAOU/ Cover B by JAKUB REBELKA/ Cover C by OTTO SCHMIDT/ COVER D by DAVID LOPEZ/ Published by DARK HORSE COMICS
A Witcher’s lot is an unhappy one, risking life and limb for little pay from greedy burgermeisters and ungrateful peasants. Geralt of Rivia is content to suffer in silence, but his companion, the minstrel Dandelion, is determined to pen the perfect ballad to win the witcher some well-earned respect. When reports of a werewolf in the town of Grimmwald reach them, the two quickly become involved in a mystery involving three greedy sisters, a sickly grandmother and a mysterious woman called Red…
Fans of The Witcher series will find The Ballad of Two Wolves to be a welcome continuation of Geralt’s adventures. The story by Bartosz Sztybor does a fine job of emulating the original novels of Andrzej Sapkowski, putting a dark twist on a classic fairy tale. The artwork by Miki Montllo is perfect, with fluid action, rich colors and distinctive character designs. Best of all, this story is easily accessible to anyone who hasn’t played The Witcher games or seen the Netflix series. If you haven’t explored the world of The Witcher before, this book is a perfect entry point.
The Witcher: The Ballad of Two Wolves #1 releases on December 21, 2022.