The first volume in Dark Horses new Critical role: The Mighty No Origins Series of graphic novels celebrating Laura Bailey’s mischievous tiefling Jester Lavorre. Polygon is pleased to release an early preview of the finished book.
Jester, created and played by Laura Bailey, is a popular member of a group of adventurers known as The Mighty No. This 56-page book delves into her origin story and contains her very first encounter with the traveler – the quasi-deity of trick and joy who serves as her patron saint and the source of her magical power.
For the uninitiated, Critical Role is a long-running series of actual game performances from Dungeons & Dragons that is now entering its third full campaign. The group (including voice actors Laura Bailey, Taliesin Jaffe, Ashley Johnson, Liam O’Brien, Matthew Mercer, Marisha Ray, Sam Riegel and Travis Willingham) now has its own publisher, Darrington Press, which makes both board games and roleplaying games. Products. An animated series from Amazon Prime Streaming based on their adventures premieres on February 4th.
Critical Role: The Mighty No Origins – Jester Lavorre is written by Sam Maggs (Captain Marvel, The unstoppable wasp) while Hunter Severn Bonyun takes over the art. Both creatives worked with Bailey to bring this unprecedented side of Jester to life. You can collect the final product from your local comic shop and online on November 3rd.
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