The Witcher Netflix TV series was announced over two years ago now, and now we’re finally getting close to release. Filming has wrapped, it’s due out later this year, and at last at a panel at San Diego Comic-Con moments ago we got the first trailer for the eagerly-anticipated adaptation.

You can see the full 2-minute trailer below, which gives our first and best look at the world of The Witcher, as envisioned by former Daredevil writer Lauren Hissrich. It certainly evokes that other popular fantasy TV show, Game of Thrones – but most fans would argue that the reason both that show and The Witcher are popular is because they manage to create a believable fantasy world.

The trailer introduces us to the titular Witcher himself, Geralt of Rivia, as played by Superman and Mission: Impossible actor Henry Cavill. You can see him do a lot of swordfighting, do an Aard sign, get a glimpse of his cat eyes – yellow, but not slits – and even watch him stare down a giant swamp monster. And yes – he does get his shirt off.

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