Comics

A number of Critical Role comics have been published exploring the lives of characters throughout Exandria. The first comic, Critical Role: Winter's Crest Festival, was published online by Geek & Sundry in 2015. Following comic series were published by Dark Horse Comics beginning in 2017 under three series: Vox Machina Origins, Mighty Nein Origins, and The Tales of Exandria.

Series summary[edit | edit source]

Series No. of releases Original publication
First release Last release
Critical Role: Winter's Crest Festival 6 November 18, 2015 December 24, 2015
Vox Machina Origins I 6 September 20, 2017 April 18, 2018
Vox Machina Origins II 6 + 1 Free Comic Book Day July 10, 2019 June 3, 2020
Vox Machina Origins III 6 February 10, 2021 May 18, 2022
Vox Machina Origins IV 6 May 29, 2024 To be announced
The Mighty Nein Origins 8 + 1 Free Comic Book Day August 14, 2021 June 4, 2024
The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen 4 October 20, 2021 March 9, 2022
The Tales of Exandria II: Artagan 4 January 3, 2024 July 10, 2024
The Legend of Vox Machina: Whitestone Chronicles 3 April 16, 2024 To be announced

Releases[edit | edit source]

Title Original publication Writer(s) Artist(s) Colorist(s) Letterer(s) Cover artist Ref.
Critical Role: Winter's Crest Festival #1 November 18, 2015 Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green None
Critical Role: Winter's Crest Festival #2 November 25, 2015 Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green None
Critical Role: Winter's Crest Festival #3 December 2, 2015 Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green None
Critical Role: Winter's Crest Festival #4 December 9, 2015 Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green None
Critical Role: Winter's Crest Festival #5 December 16, 2015 Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green None
Critical Role: Winter's Crest Festival #6 December 24, 2015 Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green Wendy Sullivan Green None
Vox Machina Origins I #1 September 20, 2017 Matthew Colville, Matthew Mercer Olivia Samson Travis Ames, Chris Northrop Chris Northrop Deborah Hauber
Vox Machina Origins I #2 October 18, 2017 Matthew Colville, Matthew Mercer Olivia Samson Travis Ames, Chris Northrop Chris Northrop Nick Robles
Vox Machina Origins I #3 November 29, 2017 Matthew Colville, Matthew Mercer Olivia Samson Travis Ames, Chris Northrop Chris Northrop Aleksis Agustin
Vox Machina Origins I #4 January 24, 2018 Matthew Colville, Matthew Mercer Olivia Samson Travis Ames, Chris Northrop Chris Northrop Tess Fowler, Tamra Bonvillain
Vox Machina Origins I #5 March 7, 2018 Matthew Colville, Matthew Mercer Olivia Samson Travis Ames, Chris Northrop Chris Northrop Selina Espiritu
Vox Machina Origins I #6 April 18, 2018 Matthew Colville, Matthew Mercer Olivia Samson Travis Ames, Chris Northrop Chris Northrop Ariana Orner
Vox Machina Origins II #1 July 10, 2019 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Fiona Staples
Vox Machina Origins II #2 August 14, 2019 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher William Kirkby
Vox Machina Origins II #3 September 18, 2019 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Benjamin Dewey
Vox Machina Origins II #4 December 18, 2019 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Sam Hogg
Vox Machina Origins II #5 February 19, 2020 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher CoupleOfKooks
Vox Machina Origins II #6 June 3, 2020 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Hunter Severn Bonyun
Vox Machina Origins: Animals August 12, 2020 Jody Houser Olivia Samson Stephan McGowan Ariana Maher Hunter Severn Bonyun
Vox Machina Origins III #1 February 10, 2021 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Minttu Hynninen
Vox Machina Origins III #2 August 18, 2021 Jody Houser Olivia Samson Diana Sousa Ariana Maher Jess Taylor
The Mighty Nein Origins: Home August 14, 2021 Jody Houser Tyler Walpole Tyler Walpole Ariana Maher [1]
Vox Machina Origins III #3 April 28, 2021 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Marina Romero Arias
The Mighty Nein Origins: Jester Lavorre November 3, 2021 Sam Maggs Hunter Severn Bonyun Cathy Le Ariana Maher [2]
The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen #1 October 20, 2021 Darcy Van Poelgeest, Matthew Mercer CoupleOfKooks Cris Peter Ariana Maher Helen Mask
Vox Machina Origins III #4 November 3, 2021 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Alexandria Monik
The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen #2 November 24, 2021 Darcy Van Poelgeest, Matthew Mercer CoupleOfKooks Cris Peter Ariana Maher Andrea Kendrick
The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen #3 January 12, 2022 Darcy Van Poelgeest, Matthew Mercer CoupleOfKooks Cris Peter Ariana Maher Yoshi Yoshitan
The Mighty Nein Origins: Caleb Widogast February 2, 2022 Jody Houser Selina Espiritu Diana Sousa Ariana Maher [2]
Vox Machina Origins III #5 February 9, 2022 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Jonah Baumann
The Tales of Exandria: The Bright Queen #4 March 9, 2022 Darcy Van Poelgeest, Matthew Mercer CoupleOfKooks Cris Peter Ariana Maher Mildred Louis
Vox Machina Origins III #6 May 18, 2022 Jody Houser Olivia Samson MSASSYK Ariana Maher Tula Lotay
The Mighty Nein Origins: Yasha Nydoorin August 17, 2022 Cecil Castellucci William Kirkby Diana Sousa Ariana Maher [3]
The Mighty Nein Origins: Fjord Stone December 14, 2022 Kevin Burke, Chris Wyatt Selina Espiritu Diana Sousa Ariana Maher [4]
The Mighty Nein Origins: Nott the Brave January 18, 2023 Sam Maggs William Kirkby Eren Angiolini[fn 1] Ariana Maher [6]
The Mighty Nein Origins: Mollymauk Tealeaf May 17, 2023 Jody Houser Hunter Severn Bonyun Cathy Le Ariana Maher [7][8]
The Tales of Exandria II: Artagan #1 January 3, 2024 Sam Maggs Aviv Or Cris Peter Ariana Maher Toby Sharp
The Tales of Exandria II: Artagan #2 February 7, 2024 Sam Maggs Aviv Or Cris Peter Ariana Maher Lio Pressland
The Tales of Exandria II: Artagan #3 March 6, 2024 Sam Maggs Aviv Or Cris Peter Ariana Maher Eren Angiolini [9]
The Legend of Vox Machina: Whitestone Chronicles — Ripley April 16, 2024 Marieke Nijkamp Tyler Walpole Tyler Walpole Richard Starkings, Jimmy Betancourt Tyler Walpole
The Mighty Nein Origins: Beauregard Lionett April 30, 2024 Mae Catt Guilherme Balbi Diana Sousa Ariana Maher [10]
Vox Machina Origins IV #1 May 29, 2024 Jody Houser Noah Hayes Diana Sousa Ariana Maher
The Mighty Nein Origins: Caduceus Clay June 4, 2024 Kendra Wells Selina Espiritu Eren Angiolini Ariana Maher [10]
The Tales of Exandria II: Artagan #4 July 10, 2024 Sam Maggs Aviv Or Cris Peter Ariana Maher Toby Sharp [11]
Vox Machina Origins IV #2 July 10, 2024 Jody Houser Noah Hayes Diana Sousa Ariana Maher Mona Finden [12]

References[edit | edit source]

Footnotes:

  1. Mildred Louis was originally announced as the interior colorist.[5] The comic released with Eren Angiolini as interior colorist[6] and Louis as cover art colorist.