IDW Publishing has announced plans to release a new series based on Wizards of the Coast’s Dungeons & Dragons
. Dungeons & Dragons Legends of Baldur’s Gate
, penned by Jim Zub, will arrive in October.
) has penned several Pathfinder
comic adaptations for Dynamite (see “'Pathfinder' GN a la RPG
”) as well as writing for numerous other properties including Dynamite’s Red Sonja
, and is currently author on IDW’s Samurai Jack
(see “IDW's New 'Samurai Jack'
”). Zub will be joined on the five-issue miniseries by artist Max Dunbar (Red Sonja: Atlantis Rises
). The main cover for issue one will be done by Sarah Stone (Transformers: Windblade
). A subscription variant will be done by Max Dunbar, and a retailer incentive cover will feature art from Tyranny of Dragons
Set in the city of Baldur’s Gate, several generations after historical events took place. Now a new threat rises, and a new group of heroes must join legendary ranger Minsc to save the day.
The comic series will launch concurrently with Wizards of the Coast’s new Dungeons & Dragons
edition this fall (see “New 'D&D' Dates, Info, and Pics
”). The first full color, 32-page issue, releases October 15. MSRP is $3.99
For more details, see ICv2’s
exclusive interview with writer Jim Zub (see “Jim Zub on the New 'D&D' Series