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Dark Horse announces new THE WITCHER series, WITCH’S LAMENT

The four-issue series is the latest from Dark Horse based on the hit video game franchise.

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Get those coins ready to toss. Dark Horse Comics has announced The Witcher: Witch’s Lament, a new four-issue miniseries set in the world of the popular video game franchise. The series is written by CD PROJEKT RED narrative manager Bartosz Sztybor, with art by Vanesa R. del Rey and Jordie Bellaire and letters by Aditya Bidikar.

Here’s how Dark Horse describes the series:

The Witcher: Witch’s Lament follows famed witcher Geralt after a routine hunt. But when the captured witch is burned at the stake, Geralt is haunted by images of her death, and a harrowing warning begins to take shape. Soon, Geralt finds himself drawn into the mystery surrounding this heinous persecution.

Witch’s Lament is the fifth Dark Horse comic series based on Andrzej Sapkowski‘s creation. The first series from the publisher debuted in 2014, from the creative team of Paul TobinJoe Querio, and Carlos Badilla. Writer Sztybor also wrote the previous Witcher series, Fading Memories, the final issue of which arrives in March. Del Rey and Bellaire’s most notable previous collaboration is the Image Comics series Redlands, which they co-created and both wrote and illustrated.

Check out the cover for The Witcher: Witch’s Lament #1 (of 4) by del Rey and Bellaire, as well as the full text of Dark Horse’s announcement for the new series, below. The first issue arrives in stores and digitally on Wednesday, May 26th.

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (February 18, 2021)—Acclaimed CD PROJEKT RED writer and narrative manager Bartosz Sztybor is joined by artist Vanesa R. del Rey, colorist Jordie Bellaire, and letterer Aditya Bidikar for the latest comic series from the world of the hit videogame The Witcher in The Witcher: Witch’s Lament beginning May 26, 2021.

The Witcher: Witch’s Lament follows famed witcher Geralt after a routine hunt. But when the captured witch is burned at the stake, Geralt is haunted by images of her death, and a harrowing warning begins to take shape. Soon, Geralt finds himself drawn into the mystery surrounding this heinous persecution.

The Witcher: Witch’s Lament #1 (of four) arrives May 26, 2021, and is available for pre-order at your local comic shopThe Witcher: Fading Memories TPB arrives July 28, 2021, and is available for pre-order now through AmazonBarnes and Noble, and your local comic shop for $19.99.

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