Witcher Fans Who Want More Geralt Must Read The Graphic Novels


If you can’t get enough of The Witcher Season 2, be sure to check out the many Witcher graphic novels, featuring new takes on beloved characters!

Even for longtime fans of Andrzej Sapkowski’s iconic fantasy book series the witcher, gamers obsessed with the witcher games, or fans of Netflix’s critically acclaimed live-action series that dropped its second season, news that there’s a whole slew of the witcher graphic novels by Dark Horse Comics may surprise. Although not as popular as its novel, video game, or TV counterparts, the the witcher The comic book series offers classic and new perspectives on the show’s main character, the witcher Geralt of Rivia, with beautiful and haunting art from a variety of incredible talents.


the witcher Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski’s franchise became cult in Central and Eastern Europe for decades, but only became popular in Western media with the release of CD Projekt Red’s 2007 the witcher video game, the critically acclaimed 2015 game The Witcher: Wild Hunt (now considered one of the best fantasy RPGs of all time) and was further popularized by Netflix’s 2019 live-action adaptation Dark Horse Comics the witcher graphic novels have been released since 2014, and the plot of the miniseries more closely matches the stories of the witcher game than novels. With six miniseries already fully released and another on the way in 2022, there really is no end to more the witcher content that fans can get their hands on.

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the witcher the graphic novels, which follow Geralt on his many adventures and continue to add complexity to an already intriguing and misunderstood character, are not written by the original author of the novels. But Dark Horse Comics and CD Projekt Red have made an effort to involve Polish creatives in the process whenever possible, which should be celebrated. The first two miniseries The Witcher: Glass House (2014) and The Witcher: The Fox Children (2015) are written by Paul Tobin with art by Joe Querio and coloring by Carlos Badilla, while the later series The Witcher: The Witch’s Lament is written by Bartosz Sztybor with art by Vanesa del Rey and coloring by Jordie Bellaire. The Witcher: The Fox Children of particular interest to fans of The witch novel series, as this comic is the only one based on material directly from a novel, Storm Season, as opposed to video game or new original stories.

The continuity of the witcherthe various media franchises of is complex, given that the witcher The TV series is based on short story collections that act as prequels to Sapkowski’s main series of novels, but the game definitely follows Geralt on his later, and possibly final, adventures as the Witcher. Since graphic novels are adapted from the world of The Witcher, The Witcher 2: Assassins of kings, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, the stories they follow usually take place later in Geralt’s long, horror-filled life.

Fans of the recent beautifully animated the witcher prequel movie The Witcher: Nightmare of the Wolf will also look at the fallout from the graphic novel. The comics add more complexity to Geralt’s character and explore Witchers lore, just like Nightmare of the Wolf did for Geralt’s mentor, Vesemir. The bold fantasy and horror elements of the witcher new series and video game franchises are ripe for comic book adaptation, and the sheer number of miniseries already released proves that the witcher graphic novels are enjoyable for fans new and old. For anyone interested in discovering more of Geralt’s world, especially while waiting for Season 3 to wrap up, be sure to check it out. Dark Horse Comics several volumes of the witcher graphic novel.

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