Critical Role: The Mighty Nein Origins--Beauregard Lionett

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On sale May 14, 2024 | 56 Pages | 978-1-5067-2372-3
| Rated T+
FOC Jan 29, 2024 | Catalog December 2023
DESPITE HER ORIGINS WITH A “GOOD FAMILY,” BEAUREGARD LIONETT’S PENCHANT FOR TROUBLEMAKING WAS LEGENDARY.

Frustrated with her father’s superstitious and controlling manner, Beau begins secretly selling the family vineyard’s wine to buyers around Wildemount. When her father discovers her criminal pastimes, his rage turns him against his own daughter—and turns her towards a life with the Mighty Nein!

Join Critical Role cast members Marisha Ray and Matthew Mercer as they come together with writer Mae Catt, artist Guilherme Balbi, and colorist Diana Sousa to illuminate Beauregard Lionett’s tumultuous beginnings.
Marisha Ray is a producer, voice actor, and uber-nerd based out of Los Angeles and is known for her roles in video games and animation, as well as the massively popular hit show and media brand, Critical Role.
Critical Role has become one of the most popular storytelling and world building independent media companies in the world, and Marisha plays a pivotal role within the company as Creative Director, primary cast member of the flagship show and executive producer of The Legend of Vox Machina animated series which will air exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Much of the content that you will find on the Critical Role channels are a product of Marisha’s creative philosophy and vision, and you’ll also often see her in front of the camera hosting or entertaining. Prior to Critical Role, Marisha was the Creative Director of Geek & Sundry at Legendary Digital Networks, the main host for GameStop’s programs, and has been producing and creating web content for 10+ years. In addition to Critical Role, Marisha is known for roles in Persona 4 as Margaret, Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel as Laura Arseid, Metal Gear: Survive as Miranda, Final Fantasy XV: Comrades as Jeanne Labreigh, Fire Emblem Heroes as Shanna, Oboro, and Effie, plus countless other projects. She is also the recipient of two Outstanding Achievement Awards from LA Web Fest. Marisha got her start in theater on the east coast, working and training at companies such as the Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Academy of the Dramatic Arts, Point Park University Conservatory of Performing Arts, and the Governor’s School for the Arts. She is also an avid gamer. At the age of three, she could beat anyone in a round of Mario Bros., including her father. She carries this love for gaming and geek culture into much of her creative, hosting and writing career.
 
Matthew Mercer is a Los Angeles-based actor best known for his roles in animation and video games, as well as the massively popular hit show and media brand, Critical Role. Critical Role has become one of the most popular storytelling and world building independent media companies in the world, and Matthew plays a pivotal role within the company as Chief Creative Officer, primary cast member, and executive producer of The Legend of Vox Machina animated series which will air exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. As CCO, Matthew helps shape the overall creative vision of the company, helping it become the powerhouse organization it is today. In addition to Critical Role, Matthew’s extensive training in theater, improv, and being a life-long hardcore gamer helped prepare him for mainstream pop culture projects and characters such as: McCree in Overwatch, Hermes in Netflix’s Blood of Zeus, Yusuke Kitagawa in Persona 5 Royal & Persona 5 Strikers, Captain Levi in Attack on Titan, Goro Majima in Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Gangplank and Kindred (Wolf) in League of Legends, Rexxar, Nefarian, and Ragnaros in Hearthstone, Trafalgar Law in One Piece, Kanji Tatsumi in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Persona Q, and Persona 4: Dancing All Night, Jotaro Kujo in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Chrom in Fire Emblem: Awakening, Fire Emblem Heroes and Super Smash Bros, and numerous other projects. Mercer was named Voice Actor of the Year at the 2017 BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Awards for his role as McCree, where he also received a win for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game. He has also received three BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Awards, two BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Awards, a BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award and a BTVA Anime Dub Television/OVA Voice Acting Award.
 

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DESPITE HER ORIGINS WITH A “GOOD FAMILY,” BEAUREGARD LIONETT’S PENCHANT FOR TROUBLEMAKING WAS LEGENDARY.

Frustrated with her father’s superstitious and controlling manner, Beau begins secretly selling the family vineyard’s wine to buyers around Wildemount. When her father discovers her criminal pastimes, his rage turns him against his own daughter—and turns her towards a life with the Mighty Nein!

Join Critical Role cast members Marisha Ray and Matthew Mercer as they come together with writer Mae Catt, artist Guilherme Balbi, and colorist Diana Sousa to illuminate Beauregard Lionett’s tumultuous beginnings.

Creators

Marisha Ray is a producer, voice actor, and uber-nerd based out of Los Angeles and is known for her roles in video games and animation, as well as the massively popular hit show and media brand, Critical Role.
Critical Role has become one of the most popular storytelling and world building independent media companies in the world, and Marisha plays a pivotal role within the company as Creative Director, primary cast member of the flagship show and executive producer of The Legend of Vox Machina animated series which will air exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. Much of the content that you will find on the Critical Role channels are a product of Marisha’s creative philosophy and vision, and you’ll also often see her in front of the camera hosting or entertaining. Prior to Critical Role, Marisha was the Creative Director of Geek & Sundry at Legendary Digital Networks, the main host for GameStop’s programs, and has been producing and creating web content for 10+ years. In addition to Critical Role, Marisha is known for roles in Persona 4 as Margaret, Legend of Heroes: Trails of Cold Steel as Laura Arseid, Metal Gear: Survive as Miranda, Final Fantasy XV: Comrades as Jeanne Labreigh, Fire Emblem Heroes as Shanna, Oboro, and Effie, plus countless other projects. She is also the recipient of two Outstanding Achievement Awards from LA Web Fest. Marisha got her start in theater on the east coast, working and training at companies such as the Actors Theatre of Louisville, American Academy of the Dramatic Arts, Point Park University Conservatory of Performing Arts, and the Governor’s School for the Arts. She is also an avid gamer. At the age of three, she could beat anyone in a round of Mario Bros., including her father. She carries this love for gaming and geek culture into much of her creative, hosting and writing career.
 
Matthew Mercer is a Los Angeles-based actor best known for his roles in animation and video games, as well as the massively popular hit show and media brand, Critical Role. Critical Role has become one of the most popular storytelling and world building independent media companies in the world, and Matthew plays a pivotal role within the company as Chief Creative Officer, primary cast member, and executive producer of The Legend of Vox Machina animated series which will air exclusively on Amazon Prime Video. As CCO, Matthew helps shape the overall creative vision of the company, helping it become the powerhouse organization it is today. In addition to Critical Role, Matthew’s extensive training in theater, improv, and being a life-long hardcore gamer helped prepare him for mainstream pop culture projects and characters such as: McCree in Overwatch, Hermes in Netflix’s Blood of Zeus, Yusuke Kitagawa in Persona 5 Royal & Persona 5 Strikers, Captain Levi in Attack on Titan, Goro Majima in Yakuza: Like a Dragon, Gangplank and Kindred (Wolf) in League of Legends, Rexxar, Nefarian, and Ragnaros in Hearthstone, Trafalgar Law in One Piece, Kanji Tatsumi in Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, Persona Q, and Persona 4: Dancing All Night, Jotaro Kujo in JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure, Chrom in Fire Emblem: Awakening, Fire Emblem Heroes and Super Smash Bros, and numerous other projects. Mercer was named Voice Actor of the Year at the 2017 BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Awards for his role as McCree, where he also received a win for Best Vocal Ensemble in a Video Game. He has also received three BTVA People’s Choice Voice Acting Awards, two BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Awards, a BTVA Video Game Voice Acting Award and a BTVA Anime Dub Television/OVA Voice Acting Award.