Jim Zub and artist Eduardo Mello have a five-issue monthly D&D series on the way from IDW.
Set in the Forgotten Realms and just before Baldur’s Gate III events, the comic book follows Boo and the others, Minsc, Nerys, Delina, Shandie and Krydle, as they discover something unnatural taking root in their homeland.
Writer Jim Zub told the press;
Our Baldur’s Gate heroes have traveled to remote parts of the Realms, tumbled through the Demiplane of Dread, been exiled to Hell, and somehow made it back alive. Now they’re home in Baldur’s Gate and the threat that’s arrived on their doorstep is far greater than any of them could have imagined.”
It’s the sixth series for the Baldur’s Gate saga. Previously Legends of Baldur’s Gate, Shadows of the Vampire, Frost Giant’s Fury, Evil at Baldur’s Gate, and Infernal Tides have all left their mark.
Series co-editor Zac Boone noted,
Jim’s wisdom and charisma, combined with Eduardo’s dexterity, have crafted a powerfully emotional adventure that never skimps on action or humor. We’re so excited to collaborate with our colleagues at Wizards of the Coast on a series so closely tied to the franchise’s status quo and that, in the mind flayers, showcases the D&D villain that has most captured popular imagination in recent years,”
For their part, Jim seems happy to be exploring the series, adding,
Getting to write new Dungeons & Dragons stories with Minsc and company alongside the incredible surge in the tabletop game’s popularity has been an honor and a thrill. Mindbreaker is D&D on a grand scale, jam-packed with action and adventure. It pays off a bunch of elements introduced in earlier D&D miniseries and foreshadows the dark forces that rise to prominence in Baldur’s Gate III. I can’t wait for readers to see how it all plays out!”
Cover A of Mindbreaker 1 is by Max Dunbar. Cover B, not yet revealed, is by Max Davenport.
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