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Cover Unveiled for The Goblin Corps by Ari Marmell

Art by Lucas Graciano
This week we have the cover to The Goblin Corps from Pyr with a painting by Lucas Graciano that really sets the right tone.  The Goblin Corps is a Dark Fantasy with a supposedly funny bent by Ari Marmelll that has intrigued me since I first heard the title. I just love Fantasy novels that give you the perspective of the other side instead of always focusing on the humans and elves of the world we'll be getting .  What I'm hoping for is a much darker version of what Jim C. Hines did with his Jig the Goblin series.  The official blurb isn't out but here a bit from Ari:
Basically, The Goblin Corps a book about the bad guys. A look "behind the curtain" of your average epic fantasy. To quote what it says on my web site

Described by my previous agent as “The Lord of the Rings meets Inglorious Bastards,” The Goblin Corps postulates a traditional epic fantasy of good vs. evil–and then follows the villains, rather than the so-called heroes. Both darker in some ways, and more humorous in others, than my previously published works, The Goblin Corps is a heavily sarcastic, brutally bloody, and exceedingly foulmouthed romp in the footsteps of evil’s minions.
And here is a bit more from Pyr's blog from the original announcement:
The novel follows a squad of goblin soldiers--an orc, a troll, a kobold, etc.--during what might be the final days of an evil empire facing attack from the combined forces of humanity and the other “good” races.
So we should be getting an interesting mixing of races.  Lucas Graciano also has the art without the type up on his blog:


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1 comments:

Taliesin said...

The giant looks cool, the cover is nice and it is a book I am looking forward to, but the giant ( or probably the troll) makes it look extra interesting. I just hope the humour will work for me, and it will be a serrious dramatic story as well.