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Dark Horse Books to ReleaseChad Corrie’s Return of the Wizard King

Dark Horse Books has announced the upcoming release of Return of the Wizard King: The Wizard King Trilogy Book One by Chad Corrie. The gorgeous cover is by artist Micah Epstein

In Return of the Wizard King: The Wizard King Trilogy Book One, a group of reluctant mercenaries uncover some hidden agendas and ancient power struggles centuries in the making. The last wizard king seeks a return to Tralodren after nearly eight centuries of exile. But doing so requires the careful manipulation of others oblivious to his goals. The gladiator sold his soul for revenge. The knight’s a bigot. The dwarf only cares about regaining his honor. Even the wizardess seems too bookish for anyone’s good. But they’ve all been hired by a blind seer and his assistant to retrieve some forgotten knowledge long hidden away in a jungle-strangled ruin. First published as Seer’s Quest, the new Dark Horse Return of the Wizard King edition features newly written material and an expanded storyline of events not included in the initial publication.

Betrayal, madness, adventure, and magic fill this first volume of The Wizard King Trilogy, introducing readers to a world rich in history, faith, and tales of adventure. Return of the Wizard King: The Wizard King Trilogy Book One goes on sale June 9, 2019. This 400-page tome retails for $12.99.

Return of the Wizard King: The Wizard King Trilogy Book One

The Cycle of the Red Moon Gets an English Translation and Release by Dark Horse Books

The fantasy prose trilogy that took Europe by storm receives its first English translation! From Spain’s bestselling writer José Antonio Cotrina comes The Cycle of the Red Moon, beginning with The Cycle of the Red Moon Volume 1: The Harvest of Samhein arriving May 2020.

Twelve teenagers from around the world fall under the spell of a demigod and are pulled into a mystical realm of devastation and cruelty. There, they must survive until the Red Moon rises. While the kids are discovering magic within themselves to help them endure, an evil older than the kingdom itself has awakened among the ruins. Can the teens use their newfound powers to persist until the Red Moon? And can they even trust each other?

In addition to publishing the English translation of the series, Dark Horse Books will also be bringing the original Spanish edition to North America so readers can enjoy the series in the language they prefer!

The Cycle of the Red Moon Volume 1: The Harvest of Samhein TPB arrives in bookstores May 26, 2020 for $17.99.

he Cycle of the Red Moon Volume 1: The Harvest of Samhein TPB

Explore The World of Concrete Genie in a New Art Book this December

Dark Horse Books and Pixelopus present The Art of Concrete Genie: an art book full of heartwarming, magnificent illustrations fans of Ash and his wildly varied ‘living paint’ creations within Concrete Genie will adore.

Walk among the mysterious streets of Denska and collect the real pages of artwork behind Pixelopus’ endearing video game Concrete Genie, available exclusively on PlayStation 4! The Art of Concrete Genie studies the power of self-expression, creativity, and the philosophy at the game’s core: the belief that anyone can be an artist. 

In The Art of Concrete Genie you can explore the characters, monsters, and lore of Denska to uncover the secrets behind Pixelopus’ ‘living paint’ mechanics that allow the walls of Denska to come alive with player creations. Experience a special, behind the scenes look at the development of Concrete Genie from the small and passionate team that brought it to life in 160 pages of full color.

The Art of Concrete Genie goes on sale December 10, 2019, and retails for $29.99.

The Art of Concrete Genie

Dark Horse and Square Enix Team Up for The Art of Mana

Since the first game’s release in 1991, Square Enix has been dazzling fans worldwide with the fantastical and action-packed world of Mana. More than twenty-five years later, the magic of Mana still lives on and now Dark Horse Books and Square Enix are proud to present The Art of Mana

The first official art book of Square Enix’s hit Mana video game series, The Art of Mana collects more than twenty-five years’ worth of memories with over 200 pages featuring more than 400 illustrations from the original creative team along with detailed explorations of every character, original sketches, world designs, and much more. Presented in English for the first time, this beautiful collection is not to be missed.

The Art of Mana goes on sale January 28, 2019, and is available for pre-order. Be sure to pick up a copy of this 216-page art book for $39.99.

The Art of Mana

The Galaxy Awaits in The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

Dark Horse Books, Lucasfilm Ltd., Respawn Entertainment, and Electronic Arts present The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order. The new book, which was created in close collaboration between the four companies, is a full-color, oversized hardcover volume that captures the design process of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order, a galaxy-spanning, action-adventure video game from Respawn Entertainment and Electronic Arts arriving later this year.

The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will guide readers through Cal Kestis’ perilous and heroic journey across the galaxy in an attempt to rebuild the Jedi Order as he learns the ways of the Force, travels to exotic worlds, and battles tyrannical foes. This uniquely designed work is sure to thrill dedicated Star Wars fans and gamers alike.With detailed concept art of all-new characters, exciting equipment, and locales both familiar and new, this tome offers a behind-the-scenes look at the creation of a highly anticipated video game—all accompanied by intimate artists’ commentary that reveal how this incredible galaxy is brought together.

The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order goes on sale November 19, 2019.

The Art of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order

ECCC 2019: Return to Luxendarc with The Art of Bravely Second: End Layer

Return to the enchanted world of Luxendarc with a collection of art that celebrates another critically revered entry in the Bravely series! Enjoy in-depth commentary from the game’s creative team, and explore detailed concept art from the ethereal sequel to Bravely Default in The Art of Bravely Second: End Layer.

Dark Horse Books is collaborating with Square Enix to present The Art of Bravely Second: End Layer, officially published in English for the first time! With over 250 pages, this faithful localization of the original Japanese text features gorgeous concept art, revealing production notes, and extensive commentary from the team behind Bravely Second. The second of two-volumes, this collection intimately explores the concepts and creativity from the next chapter in the fan-favorite Bravely series!

The Art of Bravely Second: End Layer goes on sale November 19, 2019.

The Art of Bravely Second: End Layer

The Art of Cuphead Coming this October

Come one, come all!! It’s time for a special announcement of a thrilling compendium! Dark Horse Books and Studio MDHR are thrilled to present The Art of Cuphead! This vintage-style art extravaganza is the perfect book for fans of Cuphead.

Get transported back to the golden age of 1930s animation with an art book celebrating the acclaimed run and gun platformer, Cuphead! Each page of this curated collection of artwork is designed to capture the vintage look and feel of the Thirties. Take a gander at the game’s traditional hand-drawn frame-by-frame animation. Peek at the early concepts, production work, and early ideas that went into the making of Cuphead’s characters, bosses, stages and more. Relive the most cherished and challenging moments of Cuphead and Mugman’s adventure to reclaim their souls from The Devil, all in a way you’ve never seen before! Guided by personal insights from game directors Chad and Jared Moldenhauer, take a one-of-a-kind trip through the Inkwell Isles and discover an all-new appreciation for Cuphead’s animation style and challenging retro gameplay.

The Art of Cuphead goes on sale October 22, 2019. Be sure to pick up a copy of this oversized, 160-page art book for $29.99.

The Art of Cuphead

Bravest Warriors Gets an Art Book

Dark Horse Books, Frederator Studios, and Nelvana Ltd. are teaming up for The Art of Bravest Warriors! This new art book explores the hit animated series Bravest Warriors featuring hundreds of marvelous art pieces in one impeccable volume that can’t be missed!

Reminisce on the team’s greatest adventures from the animated series, the Bravest Warriors! In The Art of Bravest Warriors warp through informative chapters on the main characters, beloved settings, and your favorite alien encounters. 

This exclusive collection of gorgeous art from the creative mind of Bravest Warriors creator Pendleton Ward (Adventure Time), developers Breehn Burns (Dr. Tran, Invader ZIM), Will McRobb (The Adventures of Pete & Pete, The Ren & Stimpy Show), Chris Viscardi (The Adventures of Pete & Pete), and a host of talented artists, such as character designer Phil Rynda (Adventure Time, Gravity Falls) and background designer Steven Sugar (Steven Universe).

The Art of Bravest Warriors includes storyboards and scripts from early stages of the show’s production as well as comics and fan art for the most impassioned fans of the series. Enjoy the most comprehensive collection of illustrations and dive into the development and production materials of the Bravest Warriors!

The 200-page hardcover, The Art of Bravest Warriors, arrives August 27, 2019 for $39.99.

The Art of Bravest Warriors

Explore The Art of Star Wars Rebels. The Art of Star Wars Rebels in October

Dark Horse Books and Lucasfilm present the official look inside one of the galaxy’s most beloved shows in The Art of Star Wars RebelsThe Art of Star Wars Rebels is an incredible hardcover amassing art and creator commentary chronicling four seasons of adventure in a galaxy far, far away. 

The award-winning team from Lucasfilm Animation brought the beloved occupants of the Ghost into our homes four years ago, now, take a step behind-the-scenes to witness the journey from paper to screen with The Art of Star Wars Rebels. Featuring never-before-seen concept art and process pieces along with exclusive commentary from the team behind the show as well as show creators Dave Filoni, Simon Kinberg, and Carrie Beck provided by writer Dan Wallace, this is the perfect addition to any Star Wars fan’s collection! 

The Art of Star Wars Rebels follows a tight-knit group of rebels in the early days of the rebellion banded together against all odds to do their part in the larger mission of defeating the Galactic Empire, sparking hope across the galaxy.

The Art of Star Wars Rebels goes on sale October 1, 2019, and retails for $39.99.

The Art of Star Wars Rebels

Best Selling French Series Isabellae Gets Collected in English for the First Time in August 2019

After reaching the heights of comic book success in France, the critically acclaimed Isabellae from author Raule and artist Gabor will be collected in English for the first time. 

In the midst of feudal Japan, Isabellae Ashiwara, the young daughter of an Irish witch and a samurai master, roams the countryside with her father’s ghost at her side, earning her living as a highly-skilled bounty hunter while searching for her long-lost sister, Siuko. After seven years of searching, the time has come for Isabellae to take charge of her destiny once and for all and face her haunting past. 

Dark Horse Books is thrilled to present the first volume of Isabellae, collecting the first three French volumes in one compendium and offered in English print-format for the first time in a stunning, hardcover collection.

Isabellae Volume 1 goes on sale August 7, 2019.

Isawbellae Vol. 1
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