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{{DISPLAYTITLE:''The Witcher: Curse of Crows''}}
 
{{DISPLAYTITLE:''The Witcher: Curse of Crows''}}
 
 
{{Infobox Book
 
{{Infobox Book
 
|Image = <gallery>
 
|Image = <gallery>
The Witcher Curse of Crows cover image Issue1.jpg|#1
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The Witcher Curse of Crows cover image Issue1.jpg|Issue 1
The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 2.jpg|#2
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The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 2.jpg|Issue 2
The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 3.jpg|#3
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The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 3.jpg|Issue 3
The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 4.jpg|#4
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The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 4.jpg|Issue 4
The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 5.jpg|#5
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The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 5.jpg|Issue 5
 
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|Authors = [[CD Projekt RED]]<br>[[Paul Tobin]]<br>
 
|Authors = [[CD Projekt RED]]<br>[[Paul Tobin]]<br>
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Travis Currit
 
Travis Currit
 
|Illustrators = Piotr Kowalski
 
|Illustrators = Piotr Kowalski
|Colors = Brad Simpson
 
|Letters = Nate Piekos
 
 
|Publishers = [[Dark Horse Comics]]
 
|Publishers = [[Dark Horse Comics]]
|Publication_date = <nowiki>#1</nowiki>: August 31, 2016<ref>[http://en.cdprojektred.com/news/new-digital-comic-the-witcher-curse-of-crows-1-now-available/ New Digital Comic - The Witcher: Curse of Crows #1 now available!]</ref><br>#2: October 5, 2016<br>#3: November 2, 2016<br>#4: December 7, 2016<br>#5: March 22, 2017
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|Publication_date = 1st issue: August 31, 2016<ref>[http://en.cdprojektred.com/news/new-digital-comic-the-witcher-curse-of-crows-1-now-available/ New Digital Comic - The Witcher: Curse of Crows #1 now available!]</ref><br>2nd issue: October 5, 2016<br>3rd issue: November 2, 2016<br>4th issue: December 7, 2016<br>5th issue: March 22, 2017
 
|Genre = Fantasy
 
|Genre = Fantasy
 
|No_of_pages = 120 (24 per issue)
 
|No_of_pages = 120 (24 per issue)
 
|Preceded_by = ''[[The Witcher: Matters of Conscience]]''
 
|Preceded_by = ''[[The Witcher: Matters of Conscience]]''
 
|Title = ''{{PAGENAME}}''
 
|Title = ''{{PAGENAME}}''
|Type = Comic miniseries|Followed_by = ''[[The Witcher: Of Flesh and Flame]]''}}
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|Type = Comic mini-series|Followed_by = ''[[The Witcher: Of Flesh and Flame]]''}}
'''''The Witcher: Curse of Crows''''' is a [[The Witcher (comics)|comic book]] series set in the [[CD Projekt's The Witcher franchise|CD Projekt video game continuity]]. It's written by [[Paul Tobin]], Borys Pugacz-Muraszkiewicz, Karolina Stachyra, and Travis Currit, illustrated by Piotr Kowalski, and published by [[Dark Horse Comics]] in 2016. The series is available both digitally and physically, however the original issues were only available digitally.
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'''''The Witcher: Curse of Crows''''' is a [[The Witcher (comics)|comic book]] series set in the [[CD Projekt's The Witcher franchise|CD Projekt video game continuity]]. It's written by [[Paul Tobin]], Borys Pugacz-Muraszkiewicz, Karolina Stachyra, and Travis Currit, illustrated by Piotr Kowalski, and published by [[Dark Horse Comics]] in 2016. It can be obtained in both digital and physical formats. Each individual issue can be collected, or a complete edition with all issues included can be bought. This will be a hard back for the physical version.
   
 
== Official statement ==
 
== Official statement ==
 
=== First Issue ===
 
=== First Issue ===
:''Witchers Geralt and Ciri become embroiled in a brutal story of revenge when an old enemy creates a monster to kill them. What seems like a simple rescue mission quickly becomes more complex and dangerous with the involvement of werewolf-like creatures known as strigas.''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/profile/7191/ ''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #1 (2016)]</ref>
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:''Witchers Geralt and Ciri become embroiled in a brutal story of revenge when an old enemy creates a monster to kill them. What seems like a simple rescue mission quickly becomes more complex and dangerous with the involvement of werewolf-like creatures known as strigas.''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/profile/7191/ The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 1/2016]</ref>
   
 
=== Second Issue ===
 
=== Second Issue ===
:''Witchers Geralt and Ciri have heard whispers about a striga on the road to Novigrad. Geralt is one of few men who have faced one of these werewolf-like creatures and lived to tell the tale. Is this his past come back to haunt him?''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/profile/7193.the-witcher-curse-of-crows-2/ ''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #2 (2016)]</ref>
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:''Witchers Geralt and Ciri have heard whispers about a striga on the road to Novigrad. Geralt is one of few men who have faced one of these werewolf-like creatures and lived to tell the tale. Is this his past come back to haunt him?''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/profile/7193.the-witcher-curse-of-crows-2/ The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 2/2016]</ref>
   
 
=== Third Issue ===
 
=== Third Issue ===
:''Witchers Geralt and Ciri are in Novigrad searching for a striga. Geralt is one of very few men who have faced one of these werewolf-like creatures and lived to tell the tale. But what should be a straightforward job has been complicated by Elid, a boy who can become a crow, and the sudden appearance of Yennefer.''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/books/be8b3a6acbe24896b0f930af3bfb8830 ''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #3 (2016)]</ref>
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:''Witchers Geralt and Ciri are in Novigrad searching for a striga. Geralt is one of very few men who have faced one of these werewolf-like creatures and lived to tell the tale. But what should be a straightforward job has been complicated by Elid, a boy who can become a crow, and the sudden appearance of Yennefer.''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/books/be8b3a6acbe24896b0f930af3bfb8830 The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 3/2016]</ref>
 
 
=== Fourth Issue ===
 
=== Fourth Issue ===
:''A striga is on the loose in the dirty streets of Novigrad, and Witchers Geralt and Ciri are the city's only hope. But their challenge is more than just killing the monster—they need to figure out where it came from.''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/books/8150365a107a4e1194299aa1ae2ca8fe ''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #4 (2016)]</ref>
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:''A striga is on the loose in the dirty streets of Novigrad, and Witchers Geralt and Ciri are the city's only hope. But their challenge is more than just killing the monster—they need to figure out where it came from.''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/books/8150365a107a4e1194299aa1ae2ca8fe The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 4/2016]</ref>
   
 
=== Fifth Issue ===
 
=== Fifth Issue ===
:''Geralt's past has come back to haunt him—literally. When he and Ciri come face-to-face with a figure from the past, they finally get some answers about the striga that has been ravaging the streets of Novigrad.''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/books/1449637e4a754e488a40c9c3bf495984/the-witcher-curse-of-crows-5 ''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #5 (2017)]</ref>
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:''Geralt's past has come back to haunt him—literally. When he and Ciri come face-to-face with a figure from the past, they finally get some answers about the striga that has been ravaging the streets of Novigrad.''<ref>[https://digital.darkhorse.com/books/1449637e4a754e488a40c9c3bf495984/the-witcher-curse-of-crows-5 The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 5/2017]</ref>
 
== Collections ==
 
The complete miniseries has been collected in:
 
* Trade paperback (''The Witcher – Volume 3: Curse of Crows'', published June 21, 2017)<ref>[https://www.darkhorse.com/Books/29-906/The-Witcher-Volume-3-Curse-of-Crows-TPB ''The Witcher – Volume 3: Curse of Crows'']</ref>
 
* Hardcover library edition (''The Witcher – Library Edition Volume One'', published October 31, 2018),<ref>[https://www.darkhorse.com/Books/29-907/The-Witcher-Library-Edition-Volume-1-HC ''The Witcher – Library Edition Volume One'']</ref>
 
* Paperback omnibus (''The Witcher – Omnibus Edition Volume One'', published November 20, 2019)<ref>[https://www.darkhorse.com/Books/3005-157/The-Witcher-Omnibus-TPB ''The Witcher – Omnibus Edition Volume One'']</ref>
 
   
 
== Characters ==
 
== Characters ==
 
 
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* [[Tekla]]
 
* [[Tekla]]
 
* [[Rockstride]]
 
* [[Rockstride]]
* [[Joral Lodel]]
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* [[Joral Lodel]]</div>
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* [[Jayne]]
 
* [[Jayne]]
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* [[Order of the Flaming Rose|Knights of the Flaming Rose]]
 
* [[Order of the Flaming Rose|Knights of the Flaming Rose]]
 
* [[Ostrit]]
 
* [[Ostrit]]
* [[Forst Bolin]]
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* [[Forst Bolin]]</div>
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* [[Fredd]]
 
* [[Fredd]]
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* [[Adda of Temeria]]
 
* [[Adda of Temeria]]
 
* [[Adda the White]]
 
* [[Adda the White]]
* [[Velerad]]
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* [[Velerad]]</div>
 
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== Monsters ==
 
== Monsters ==
 
 
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* [[Rock troll]]
 
* [[Rock troll]]
 
* [[Werewolf]]
 
* [[Werewolf]]
* [[Striga]]
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* [[Nekker]]s
 
* [[Nekker]]s
 
* [[Troll]]
 
* [[Troll]]
* [[Doppler]]
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* [[Doppler]]</div>
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* [[Vypper]]
 
* [[Vypper]]
 
* [[Leshy]]
 
* [[Leshy]]
* [[Wraith]]
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* [[Wraith]]</div>
 
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== Translations ==
 
== Translations ==
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== Gallery ==
 
== Gallery ==
=== Covers ===
 
<gallery>
 
The Witcher Curse of Crows cover image Issue1.jpg|''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #1
 
The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 2.jpg|''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #2
 
The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 3.jpg|''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #3
 
The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 4.jpg|''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #4
 
The Witcher Curse of Crows issue 5.jpg|''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #5
 
</gallery>
 
 
=== ''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #1 preview ===
 
 
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<gallery>
File:The Witcher comic Curse of Crows 1-pg-18.jpg|''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #1, page 18
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File:The Witcher comic Curse of Crows 1-pg-18.jpg|Page 18 of the first issue
File:The Witcher comic Curse of Crows 1-pg-21.jpg|''The Witcher: Curse of Crows'' #1, page 21
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File:The Witcher comic Curse of Crows 1-pg-21.jpg|Page 21 of the first issue
 
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Revision as of 17:37, January 1, 2020

The Witcher: Curse of Crows is a comic book series set in the CD Projekt video game continuity. It's written by Paul Tobin, Borys Pugacz-Muraszkiewicz, Karolina Stachyra, and Travis Currit, illustrated by Piotr Kowalski, and published by Dark Horse Comics in 2016. It can be obtained in both digital and physical formats. Each individual issue can be collected, or a complete edition with all issues included can be bought. This will be a hard back for the physical version.

Official statement

First Issue

Witchers Geralt and Ciri become embroiled in a brutal story of revenge when an old enemy creates a monster to kill them. What seems like a simple rescue mission quickly becomes more complex and dangerous with the involvement of werewolf-like creatures known as strigas.[2]

Second Issue

Witchers Geralt and Ciri have heard whispers about a striga on the road to Novigrad. Geralt is one of few men who have faced one of these werewolf-like creatures and lived to tell the tale. Is this his past come back to haunt him?[3]

Third Issue

Witchers Geralt and Ciri are in Novigrad searching for a striga. Geralt is one of very few men who have faced one of these werewolf-like creatures and lived to tell the tale. But what should be a straightforward job has been complicated by Elid, a boy who can become a crow, and the sudden appearance of Yennefer.[4]

Fourth Issue

A striga is on the loose in the dirty streets of Novigrad, and Witchers Geralt and Ciri are the city's only hope. But their challenge is more than just killing the monster—they need to figure out where it came from.[5]

Fifth Issue

Geralt's past has come back to haunt him—literally. When he and Ciri come face-to-face with a figure from the past, they finally get some answers about the striga that has been ravaging the streets of Novigrad.[6]

Characters

Monsters

Translations

  • Flag germany German: The Witcher 3: Der Fluch der Krähen (Panini, 28th of March 2017)[7]

Gallery

References

  1. New Digital Comic - The Witcher: Curse of Crows #1 now available!
  2. The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 1/2016
  3. The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 2/2016
  4. The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 3/2016
  5. The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 4/2016
  6. The Witcher: Curse of Crows, No. 5/2017
  7. Panini-Vorschau; News for March-April 2017 (German)
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