Long may he reign Mollymauk Tealeaf’s story is finally being told!
Critical Role continues to dive into the pasts of each member of the Mighty Nein and next up is the vivacious carny Tiefling, Mollymauk Tealeaf. Molly has an interesting tale, first waking up in a shallow grave with no memories. Rising from the ashes, Molly slowly builds a life for himself and chooses a name, ending up with a traveling carnival before coming across the Mighty Nein.
During Critical Role’s second campaign, Molly’s time with the Mighty Nein was tragically short and quite a lot of his past not only as Mollymauk, but before his transformation is still a mystery. Critical Role The Mighty Nein Origins: Mollymauk Tealeaf may finally shed some light on this mysterious character’s past, although it is Mollymauk, so one must assume he has a few tricks still up his sleeve.
CRITICAL ROLE THE MIGHTY NEIN ORIGINS: MOLLYMAUK TEALEAF OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
What strange events created Mollymauk Tealeaf? Entertainer, fighter, and performer, “Molly” has a knack for hiding his true self behind the shifting color and shape of a personality he seems to wear like his singular coat. But as with every member of the Mighty Nein, his past will eventually catch up with him…and it’s a strange one indeed.
Critical Role The Mighty Nein Origins: Mollymauk Tealeaf is scheduled to hit shelves September 14, 2022. The graphic novel is written by Jody House, artist Hunter Bonyun, colorist Cathy Le, and letterer Ariana Maher in collaboration with Critical Role’s Matt Mercer and Talisin Jaffe. The new graphic novel will explore Mollymauk’s journey from when he awoke with no memories to the vibrant and eccentric carny that the Mighty Nein met during Critical Role’s second campaign. But it seems that the past Mollymauk doesn’t remember and is quick to dismiss may not be finished with him.
Molly isn’t the only member of the Mighty Nein who’s past will be explored later this year. Critical Role The Mighty Nein Origins: Fjord Stone is scheduled to hit shelves this summer and will dive into the past of Fjord Stone, a sailor who eventually makes a deal with the mysterious and menacing patron Uk’otoa before finding the Mighty Nein.
CRITICAL ROLE THE MIGHTY NEIN ORIGINS: FJORD STONE OFFICIAL SYNOPSIS
Growing up in an orphanage on the Menagerie Coast, Fjord Stone has never been comfortable with the assumptions people draw from his half-orc heritage. His sweet, sensitive nature will do him no favors in Port Damali. Luckily, a chance meeting lands Fjord with a job, a mentor, and more adventure than he could ever dream of on the path that will eventually lead him to the rest of the Mighty Nein!
Critical Role The Mighty Nein Origins: Fjord Stone is scheduled for release July 13, 2022. The graphic novel is written by Kevin Burke and Chris “Doc” Wyatt, two of the writers of Critical Role’s animated series The Legend Of Vox Machina, artist Selina Selina Espiritu, colorist Diana Sousa, and letterer Ariana Maher in collaboration with Critical Role’s Matt Mercer and Travis Willingham.
Critical Role continues to grow with not only graphic novels and comics, but a novel, and Prime Video’s The Legend Of Vox Machina animated series. The stories of Critical Role’s adventurers continue to develop, exploring the origins of not only the Mighty Nein, but Vox Machina and other fan favorite characters of Exandria. It’ll be exciting for fans to learn more about these characters pasts especially Mollymauk given how interesting his journey was in Campaign 2.
The Mighty Nein Origins: Jester Lavorre is available now and The Mighty Nein: Caleb Widowgast hits shelves February 9, 2022. The Mighty Nein Origins: Yasha Nydoorin is scheduled to hit shelves June 22, 2022, with The Mighty Nein Origins: Nott The Brave scheduled for release August 23, 2022. The Mighty Nein Origins: Fjord Stone is scheduled for release July 13, 2022. The Mighty Nein Origins: Mollymauk Tealeaf is scheduled for release September 14, 2022. Are you excited to learn more about Mollymauk Tealeaf? Leave your thoughts in the comments below or on our social media and check back with The Illuminerdi for more Critical Role and The Mighty Nein Origins.
Source: Dark Horse Comics