Empire Mag DOS cover art Empire Magazine is debuting a special The Hobbit: The Desolation Of Smaug edition this week, and (similar to last year), their talented artists have created four different limited-edition Hobbit covers.

Your choices are Thorin Oakenshield (Richard Armitage) in Mirkwood, Gandalf the Grey in the dark domain of Dol Guldur and Bilbo clutching Sting as he treads through Smaug’s lair in Erebor. Last but not least is Luke Evans’ Bard the Bowman, a debutant in the second part of Peter Jackson’s trilogy, seen here defending Lake-town from fiery menace.

Empire’s December issue will be on newstands both physical and digital from Thursday. Continue reading “Check out Empire Magazine’s four covers for their Desolation of Smaug edition!”