Dungeons & Dragons (IDW Publishing)

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Dungeons & Dragons
Issue 0
Publication information
Publisher IDW Publishing
Schedule Bi-monthly
Publication date August 2010 – October 2017
No. of issues 54

Dungeons & Dragons is a comic book series by IDW Publishing, based on the 4th Edition core setting of the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game,[1] except for the Legends of Baldur's Gate mini-series which is tied to the 5th Edition.[2]

The series included one ongoing series, eight mini-series, and an annual.

Publication history[edit]

Dungeons & Dragons (Fell's Five)[edit]

The ongoing series of Dungeons & Dragons started in August 2010, with an issue 0 that introduced the major characters. It then continued with issue 1 in November of that year. 16 issues were published with the last issue being released in February 2012.

Dark Sun[edit]

Dark Sun is a five-issue limited series that was released, starting in January 2011, based on the Dark Sun campaign setting.[1]

The Legend of Drizzt: Neverwinter Tales[edit]

The Legend of Drizzt: Neverwinter Tales, also a five-issue mini-series, started in August 2011. It was written by R.A. Salvatore and based on his famous D&D character, Drizzt Do'Urden, from the Forgotten Realms setting.[1]


A two-issue mini-series that was part of the IDW-wide Infes2ation crossover in February 2012. The series is based on the Eberron campaign setting.[3] Then in April 2012, the 2012 Dungeons & Dragons Annual was published, again set in Eberron.

Forgotten Realms[edit]

Forgotten Realms is a five-issue mini-series that was released, starting in May 2012, based on original characters in the Forgotten Realms setting.[4]

Forgotten Realms: Cutter[edit]

Forgotten Realms: Cutter is a five-issue mini-series that started in April 2013.[5]

Legends of Baldur's Gate[edit]

Legends of Baldur's Gate is a five-issue mini-series that started in October 2014, and is also set in the Forgotten Realms setting.[6]

Shadows of the Vampire[edit]

Shadows of the Vampire is a five-issue sequel to Legends of Baldur's Gate that started in May 2016.[7]

Frost Giant’s Fury[edit]

Frost Giant’s Fury is another five-issue mini-series centered on the group of heroes from Baldur’s Gate and it started publishing in January 2017.[8][9]

Collected editions[edit]

The series has been collected in the following trade paperbacks:

Title Material collected ISBN
Volume 1: Shadowplague Dungeons & Dragons #0-5 ISBN 1-60010-922-5
Dark Sun: Ianto's Tomb Dungeons & Dragons: Dark Sun #1-5 ISBN 1-60010-996-9
Volume 2: First Encounters Dungeons & Dragons #6-11 ISBN 1-61377-084-7
The Legend of Drizzt: Neverwinter Tales Dungeons & Dragons: Drizzt #1-5 ISBN 1-61377-156-8
Volume 3: Down Dungeons & Dragons #12-15 ISBN 1-61377-178-9
Forgotten Realms Forgotten Realms #1-5 ISBN 1-61377-825-2
Cutter Forgotten Realms: Cutter #1-5 ISBN 1-61377-792-2
Legends of Baldur's Gate Legends of Baldur's Gate #1-5 ISBN 1-63140-250-1
Abraxis Wren of Eberron Infestation 2: Dungeons & Dragons #1-2,
2012 Annual and Eye of the Wolf
ISBN 1-63140-265-X
Shadows of the Vampire Shadows of the Vampire #1-5 ISBN 1-63140-766-X
Frost Giant’s Fury Frost Giant’s Fury #1-5 ISBN 1-63140-928-X


IDW began printing trade paperback collections of earlier Dungeons & Dragons series by other publishers starting in March 2011.

A list of reprints:

  • Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms Classics: (collecting the DC Comics Forgotten Realms series)
  • Dungeons & Dragons Classics: (collecting the DC Comics Advanced Dungeons & Dragons series)
    • Volume 1 (collects Advanced Dungeons & Dragons #1-8, 200 pages, May 2011, ISBN 978-1-60010-895-2)
    • Volume 2 (collects Advanced Dungeons & Dragons #9-18, 256 pages, November 2011, ISBN 978-1-61377-064-1)
    • Volume 3 (collects Advanced Dungeons & Dragons #19-26 and 1990 Annual, 260 pages, June 2012, ISBN 978-1-61377-219-5)
  • Dungeons & Dragons: Forgotten Realms - The Legend of Drizzt Omnibus: (collecting the Devil's Due Publishing Forgotten Realms: The Legend of Drizzt series)
    • Volume 1 (collects Homeland #1-3, Exile #1-3, and Sojourn #1-3, 424 pages, September 2011, ISBN 978-1-60010-997-3)
    • Volume 2 (collects The Crystal Shard #1-3, Streams of Silver #1-3, and The Halfling's Gem #1-3, 460 pages, September 2012, ISBN 978-1-61377-395-6)