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The Witcher: Killing Monsters
The Witcher cover killing monsters comic.png
Publication information
May 19th, 2015 (in bundle with "The Witcher 3" preorders in some regions[1])
Comic Miniseries
Dark Horse Comics, CD Projekt RED
Preceded by
The Witcher: Fox Children
Followed by
The Witcher: Matters of Conscience

The Witcher: Killing Monsters is a special edition of The Witcher, comic book published by Dark Horse Comics in 2015, available with the preorder of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt in some regions. It tells the story, happened before the events shown in the Killing Monsters cinematic trailer: Geralt and Vesemir are looking for Yennefer. In the small town of Vorune, occupied by Nilfgaardian troops, they looking for work and take a contract for 40 Floren to kill a man-eating monster, a Fiend. But the giant beast is not the only murderer in this region...

As the other issues of this comics series the story of "Killing Monsters" is written by Paul Tobin and the cover illustrated by Joe Querio. Also the colloration was done by Carlos Badilla as of most of the other parts of this series. Unlike other volumes where the artwork is by Max Bertolini.


Till now only a German hardcover edition is known, the following information come from right this edition:

  • US Edition: EAN 7-61568-26834-8
  • French Edition: EAN 3-391891-979689
  • German Edition: EAN 3-391891-979696
  • Italian Edition: EAN 3-391891-979702
  • Spanish Edition: EAN 3-391891-979719
  • British Edition: EAN 3-391891-979726


  • Anna Zayik (mentioned only, victim of the monster)
  • Baltt the Black
  • Bazyli (village elderess)
  • Clord (bandit)
  • Drugan (Nilfgaardian officer, captain of the company)
  • Geralt of Rivia
  • Massy (Nilfgaardian officer, lieutenant of the company)
  • Vesemir
  • Yennefer (only mentioned)


  • Burrows (mentioned only)
  • Vorune (town)




  1. amazon.de "The Witcher 3" preorders, last visited 13 Dec 2014.