Video games and comics have a long history together that won’t be slowing down anytime soon.
Dragon Age: Knight Errant
Dragon Age has been host to several different comic and graphic novel adaptations over the years — from the main IDW series to the Inquisition-focused Dragon Age: Magekiller from Dark Horse.
This new entry about the beloved BioWare RPG franchise just started this year, with issue #2 dropping June 14th through Dark Horse Comics.
While Dragon Age II is typically thought of as the worst in the series, Kirkwall was an interesting place — and now you get to see it from the perspective of a city elf thief named Vaea. Get ready for heists and double crosses all around!
Sons Of Anarchy: Redwood Original
For those wondering — yes, the beloved Kurt Sutter T.V. show did in fact have a video game adaptation. It got a ton of hype (Sutter’s NSFW tweets on the subject indicated he was… ahem.. excited about it). But much like his one-season show The Bastard Executioner, it would ultimately be ill-fated.
A single episode of a 10 part episodic game was released… and then was promptly abandoned. Seriously Telltale, get on picking this one up already and give us a proper release!
Thankfully, most who bought the season pass ahead of time got a refund. For those who haven’t played it yet, the Lost And The Damned expansion for Grand Theft Auto 4 was also essentially an episode of SOA.
Dungeons & Dragons: Frost Giant’s Fury
There have been a staggering number of D&D spin-offs and comics over the years, and the latest is Frost Giant’s Fury — featuring a troupe of heroes who just left behind Ravenloft to come to the frozen north of the Forgotten Realms. Mighty giants stir across the land and, before their crushing might, nothing is safe. Badly injured after their encounters in the Demiplane of Dread and now lost in the frozen northern reaches of the Forgotten Realms, the Baldur’s Gate heroes will be tested like never before.
IDW Publishing is handling this series that kicked off in January and features such fan favorites as Minsc and his miniature giant space hamster from Baldur’s Gate.
As expected from the title and locale, there’s frost giants, glaciers, and angry white dragons aplenty for the heroes to defeat with sword and spell. A single volume collecting all current issues will drop in July.
There have been several graphic novel collections in the past that all absolutely nailed the personality and lingo of the various Sons characters, even covering storyline arcs like Bobby losing his cut while performing as Elvis in Vegas.
The Redwood Original arc from Boom Studios takes us back in time to an 18 year old Jax Teller first pledging to his dad’s MC. The final issue of the 12-part run will drop next month, so there’s time to binge the whole thing before it ends!
Source and more to read at: https://www.gameskinny.com/cqhis/9-best-video-game-comics-currently-in-circulation