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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

NYCC 2018: The Legend of Korra Continues at Dark Horse with Series Co-Creator Michael Dante DiMartino

Three years after the groundbreaking and beloved Nickelodeon animated series The Legend of Korra ended, Dark Horse Books published the official continuation of the series, picking up right where it left off with the best-selling three-part graphic novel series The Legend of Korra: Turf Wars. After reinvigorating the series, introducing new characters, and exploring the fan-favorite romance of Korra and Asami, original series co-creator and writer Michael Dante DiMartino returns alongside new artist Michelle Wong or a new three-part story arc, The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire featuring the return of Kuvira, the archvillain of The Legend of Korra!

On the eve of its first elections, the Earth Kingdom finds its future endangered by its past. Even as Kuvira stands trial for her crimes, vestiges of her imperial ambitions threaten to undermine the nation’s democratic hopes. However, when Korra, Asami, Mako, and Bolin disagree on the solution, drastic measures will be taken to halt a new march to war and Korra must decide whom to trust as the fate of the Earth Kingdom hangs in the balance!

The Legend of Korra: Ruins of the Empire Part One TPB goes on sale May 21, 2019.

Differently Morphous, the Latest and Greatest Absurd Tale from the Mind of Yahtzee Croshaw

After centuries of successfully keeping magic out of the public eye, the Ministry of Occultism faces new challenges in the age of social media, government scrutiny, public relations, and political correctness. The fact that otherworldly gelatinous creatures are infesting the English countryside while a magical serial killer is on the loose isn’t making their job any easier. On the job are the Ministry’s top agents: a junior operative with a photographic memory (and not much else), a couple of overgrown schoolboys with godlike powers, and a demonstrably insane magician.

Differently Morphous is the latest and greatest tale to emerge from the mind of writer (and demonstrably insane magician) Yahtzee Croshaw and is being published by Dark Horse Books.

Differently Morphous TPB goes on sale May 20, 2019, and is available for pre-order. This demented and delightful prose novel retails for only $12.99!

Dark Horse and Compulsion Games Take You In To the Art of We Happy Few

Dark Horse Books and Compulsion Games are filled with joy to bring audiences The Art of We Happy Few. This hardcover companion to the game offers two-hundred pages of mind-bending art and insightful creator commentary that showcases the unique retro-futuristic style of We Happy Few, a game of paranoia and survival in a drugged out, dystopian society.

The game is set in 1964 against the backdrop of an alternative timeline of events after World War II. The citizens of the fictional English city of Wellington Wells, to forget a Very Bad Thing they did, take a drug known as “Joy”—a delightful hallucinogenic antidote to their despair, with the mild side effect of making them easily controlled and morally malleable. But happiness isn’t so easily found for everyone. The Downers — awful citizens who refuse to take their Joy — are a menace to society, and as such are hunted by the police. If only they knew what was best for them! Turning their frown upside down is just a trip away!

Don’t be a Downer by missing out on this perfect companion to the psychedelic video game experience!

The Art of We Happy Few HC goes on sale November 13, 2018, and is available for preorder at Amazon and Barnes & Noble. This 200-page volume retails for $39.99.

How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World Gets an Art Book

Dark Horse Books has announced preorders are now available for The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World, a beautifully designed hardcover book featuring exclusive commentary and never-before-seen art from the creation of DreamWorks Animation’s How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World. The book goes on sale March 5, 2019, and the film arrives in theaters on March 1, 2019.

This brilliantly illustrated full-color book celebrates the astonishing film, showcasing the surprising new tale of Toothless and Hiccup through hundreds of pieces of original art.  The book includes commentary by director Dean DeBlois and the many talented artists who worked on the film.

The Art of How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World HC goes on sale March 5, 2019, and is available now for pre-order at Amazon and your local comic shop. This 184-page volume retails for $39.99.

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