Geek & Sundry and the Dungeons & Dragons live streamed show Critical Role today launched their fandom art book THE CHRONICLES OF EXANDRIA VOL. 1: THE TALE OF VOX MACHINA. The book features artwork from fans of Critical Role with art selected by the show’s cast.
More information is below courtesy of their press release.
Geek & Sundry Launches Art Book Celebrating Critical Role Fandom
The Chronicles of Exandria Vol. I: The Tale of Vox Machina Art Book Immortalizes Dungeons & Dragons Series and Characters with Curated Art Created by Fans
Geek & Sundry has released The Chronicles of Exandria Vol. I: The Tale of Vox Machina, a whimsical art book compiled of fan art inspired by their Dungeons & Dragons series Critical Role. The art book features a curated selection of artwork from 89 community artists worldwide, who have all been inspired by their love of Critical Role with art work selected by the cast of Critical Role.
Critical Role is Geek & Sundry’s live multi-platform role-playing show featuring Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer and Vox Machina, a troupe of fellow voice actors Ashley Johnson, Marisha Ray, Taliesin Jaffe, Travis Willingham, Sam Riegel, Laura Bailey, and Liam O’Brien. Each week, nearly hundreds of thousands of viewers tune into Critical Role to watch the show with the series racking up over 53 milion total views. As an homage to the “Critter community” the entertainment phenomenon’s fervent official fan following, who submit over 400 fan art creations each month, the cast and team behind the show have curated this breathtaking book of over 250 artworks, to immortalize the epic tale that is Critical Role.
“Critical Role has been surrounded by an ever-growing, continuously incredible community that has truly defined what makes this experience so special,” said Dungeon Master Matthew Mercer. “The passion and talent inspired by our stories has elevated the tale of Vox Machina to heights I would have never imagined, and this tome stands as a love letter to this community, and as a keepsake to remember the epic adventures we all took together.”
“Week after week, the talented members of the Critical Role community reflect moments of our story back at us with their art, and gathering up all that passion in once place has been absolute magic,” said cast member Liam O¹Brien. “This book is a celebration of that magic and is a true demonstration of the impact that our community has had on all of us.”
The Chronicles of Exandria Vol. I: The Tale of Vox Machina is offered in a deluxe edition and a standard version. The standard edition features cover art by renowned artist Joe Madureira, while the limited deluxe edition is bound in a striking red leather and gold foil cover and features a ribbon bookmark, while the artwork is impactfully presented on premium stock paper. The standard edition of The Chronicles of Exandria, Vol. I is available for $59.99, and the deluxe edition for $124.99 with Alpha members receiving a 10% discount. Along with the stunning artwork, readers will find detailed retellings of Vox Machina’s greatest adventures, preserved for all time in a volume for Critical Role fans to pick up time and time again.
Published by Hunters Books, both editions of this amazing volume are now available on the Geek & Sundry online store. For further details and order information on The Chronicles of Exandria Vol. I: The Tale of Vox Machina, please visit shop.geekandsundry.com.
About Critical Role
Critical Role is a weekly live show of voice actors playing Dungeon & Dragons. Originally launched in 2015, the series follows voice actor Matthew Mercer leading a group of fellow voice actors on epic Dungeons & Dragons campaigns allowing imaginations to soar as the characters embark on adventures. Critical Rolehas aired over 100 episodes and hosted a variety of guest stars including Felicia Day, Chris Hardwick, Wil Wheaton, Darin De Paul, and Joe Manganiello. Catch Critical Role every Thursday night at 7:00 PM PT on Alpha and on the Geek & Sundry Twitch channel.
About Geek & Sundry
Geek & Sundry is a digital entertainment company recognized for providing the best in award-winning Internet television content featuring leading voices in geek culture and lifestyle. Founded in 2012 by Felicia Day, the company offers a diverse content lineup of video games and tabletop gaming, such as Wil Wheaton¹s TableTop, and explores the verticals of comics, music, literature, comedy and beyond. The network has also launched GnSLive, which provides of 30 hours of live content every week. Geek & Sundry is owned by Legendary Entertainment and is part of the Legendary Digital Networks which also includes Nerdist and Amy Poehler¹s Smart Girls. Visit Geek & Sundry at www.geekandsundry.com
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