More Pathfinder news from Paizo today and it’s not about the challenge the MMO faces on Kickstater. Paizo, in conjunction with Dynamite, are launching a Pathfinder comic book.
The series will be written by Jim Zubkavich, art by Andrew Huerta and covers from the likes of Lucio Parillo, Matteo Scalera, Dave Dorman and Erik Jones. The first issue is 40 pages (for $3.99) and includes 10 pages of character profiles as well as Pathfinder RPG game stats, an exclusive map and poster.
Issue 1 is out in August and follows Valeros and his friends the beautifil sorcerer Seoni and elven rogue Merisiel.
In a press statement, writer Jim Zubkavich said;
“Pathfinder has blazed new trails in gaming and fiction, winning over thousands of fans all over the world. I’m absolutely thrilled to add to its mythology and flesh out the iconic characters at the heart of the Golarion world,”
“Sword and sorcery adventure pumps through my veins and I can’t wait for readers to experience what Dynamite and I have planned.”
“I am thrilled with the work Jim Zub and Andrew Huerta have put into the Pathfinder comic book,”
“Jim and I go way back to my time as Editor-in-Chief of Dragon Magazine, and his experience with fantasy and gaming make him the perfect writer for the series. Andrew’s pencils are absolutely amazing, and bring an exciting and fresh new look to the characters, monsters, and lands of the Pathfinder Roleplaying Game.”
Are you planning on picking up the series? Let us know in the comments below. Or are you worrying that in order to stay up to date with Pathfinder, in order keep up with the exclusives, you’re almost forced to buy the comic?