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Critical Role: The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen #1 is the upcoming first issue of the comic miniseries The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen, written by Darcy Van Poelgeest and Matthew Mercer, with art by CoupleOfKooks and cover art by Helen Mask. The comic will be published by Dark Horse Comics on October 20, 2021, and will focus on Leylas Kryn. The story is set around 19 years after the end of Campaign Two, circa 855 PD.[3]

A variant cover featuring art by David Mack were available from Things From Another World by pre-order.[4]

Publisher's summary

Leylas Kryn, the Bright Queen of the Kryn Dynasty, has spent multiple lives in pursuit of assembling the Luxon. With her eternal lover Quana at her side, she will stop at nothing to use its otherworldly power to bring a Golden Age to the peoples under her rule. So, when what might be the final piece of the Luxon appears nearby, Leylas sends Quana to collect it...with consequences that may threaten the entire Dynasty!

Critical Role Game Master Matthew Mercer joins Eisner Award-winning writer Darcy van Poelgeest (Little Bird)!
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Publisher's summary[1]

Development

The comic was originally scheduled for publication by Dark Horse Comics on March 17, 2021[1], but instead will be published on October 20, 2021.[5]

Media

Editions

UPC Released Publisher Format Price Ref.
76156800788600111 October 20, 2021 Dark Horse Comics Comic book $3.99 [2][6]
October 20, 2021 Dark Horse Comics Digital $3.99 [2][6]

Cover gallery

Appearances

Characters

Leylas KrynThe LuxonQuana Kryn

Creatures

Creatures
Elf (Drow)

Locations

Continents
Wildemount
Planes
Material Plane (Exandria)
Regions
Xhorhas

Organizations and titles

Factions
Kryn Dynasty

Magic

Magic items
Luxon beacon

Bibliography

References

External links

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