Dark Horse Comics has announced a new deluxe edition artbook exploring the second campaign from the Critical Role webseries. The Chronicles of Exandria – The Mighty Nein features 264 pages of art created by the Critical Role fan community, accompanied by text from Liam O’Brien, Taliesin Jaffe, Dani Carr, and the cast of Critical Role. Explore the campaign from the beginning through the in-world perspective of Expositor Beauregard Lionett and the archivists of the Cobalt Soul.
The deluxe edition of the book features exclusive items such as a faux-leather, foil-stamped cover and a decorative clamshell box with art by Lauryn Ipsum, designed by Cindy Cacarez-Sprague. It also includes an annotated map of the Dwendalian Empire by Deven Rue, a triptych-style lithograph with exclusive art by Sam Hogg, character sketches of each of the Mighty Nein by Nick Robles, a flyer for the Fletching & Moondrop Traveling Carnival of Curiosities by Will Kirkby, an invitation to the Lavish Chateau Helen Mask, blueprints for the Tinkertop Bolt Blaster 1000 by Fernando Furukawa, a pamphlet on the Traveler by Ceri Giddens, and embossed flower sketches on vellum by Lauryn Ipsum.
Critical Role: The Chronicles of Exandria – The Mighty Nein Deluxe Edition Artbook is set for release on November 10th, 2020. It will retail for $124.99 and is currently available for pre-order at your local comic shop, bookstore, and Amazon.