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Dark Horse Presents The Art of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla

Dark Horse Books and Ubisoft present The Art of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, the official art book of the next installment in the Assassin’s Creed series. Available this holiday 2020, Assassin’s Creed Valhalla offers players a captivating Viking experience in a dynamic and beautiful open world set against the brutal backdrop of England’s Dark Ages.

The Art of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is a masterfully designed oversized hardcover art book that invites the reader on a visual journey through the world of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: a world defined by the harsh beauty of Viking life, rich with fascinating characters and breathtaking landscapes. The book offers an insider’s look at the immersive art direction of the game, through an exhaustive collection of never-before-seen concept art, production material, and creator commentary. Readers will explore the visual development of the game’s stunning environments, intricate characters, props, and weapons designs.

Dark Horse is also proud to reveal The Art of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla: Deluxe Edition, a limited edition that includes an exclusive cover, a decorative slipcase, and a gallery-quality lithograph art print. The Art of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and The Art of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Deluxe Edition will be hitting shelves later this year timed with the release of the game.

The Art of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. The Art of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Deluxe Edition is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop. At nearly 200 pages, the Standard Edition will retail for $39.99 and the Deluxe Edition will retail for $79.99. 


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Master the Way of the Ghost with The Art of Ghost of Tsushima

Dark Horse Books and Sucker Punch Productions present The Art of Ghost of Tsushima. This beautifully realized tome is inspired by traditional Japanese aesthetics and chronicles the creation of the video game Ghost of Tsushima from Sucker Punch Productions.

The Art of Ghost of Tsushima showcases every detail of the vast and exotic locale, featuring elegant illustrations of dynamic characters, spirited landscapes, and diagrams of Samurai sword-fighting techniques, along with a look at storyboards and renders from the most intense, eloquent, and expressive cinematic moments of the game.

The Art of Ghost of Tsushima hits shelves in 2020, and the beautiful, 208-page art book retails for $49.99.

The Art of Ghost of Tsushima

Discover Lauren Marx’s First Art Collection Presented by Dark Horse Books

Fungus blooms and dies, bones weather, and moths form halos around dismembered animals in this darkly exquisite collection from acclaimed artist Lauren Marx. In Sacred Decay: The Art of Lauren Marx, Marx brings her uncanny subjects to life–or death–with awe-inspiring texture and intensity. Birds, beasts, fish, plants, and more blossom radiantly on the page in their cycle of birth and destruction.

The new oversized collection features the striking work from Lauren Marx’s latest gallery exhibition, “Chimera,” and more, featuring over 120 pages of full-color art. Don’t miss this stunning hardcover for $29.99!

Sacred Decay: The Art of Lauren Marx goes on sale July 22, 2020, and is available for pre-order. And for fans in the Los Angeles area this holiday season, be sure to check out Lauren Marx’s latest art show, opening December 14th at the Corey Helford Gallery!

Step Into the World of Night City with The World of Cyberpunk 2077 Deluxe Edition

Dark Horse Books and CD PROJEKT RED present a deluxe edition of The World of Cyberpunk 2077The World of Cyberpunk 2077 is an extensive examination of the rich lore of Cyberpunk 2077, one of the most anticipated games of 2020 from CD PROJEKT RED. This intricately assembled tome contains everything you need to know about the history, characters, and world of the long-awaited RPG from the creators of The Witcher video game series.

Step into a dark future where violence, oppression, and cyberware implants aren’t just common—they’re necessary tools to get ahead. Explore the various districts, gangs, and history of Night City. Learn all there is to know about the technology of tomorrow and research the cybernetics, weapons, and vehicles of Cyberpunk 2077.

The World of Cyberpunk 2077 Deluxe Edition features a gorgeous exclusive cover and slipcase. In this deluxe edition, fans will also find a few items to help them feel more at home among the gangers, corpos, outcasts, and cyberpunks in Night City! Readers can show their alignment with any of Night City’s varied, colorful gangs with a set of temporary tattoos. Honor the gone-but-not-forgotten superstar, Johnny Silverhand, with an exclusive poster. Finally, the deluxe edition also includes four postcards that each showcase a vehicle from one of Night City’s diverse and unique lifestyles.

The World of Cyberpunk 2077 Deluxe Edition goes on sale April 22, 2020, and retails for $99.99.

The World of Cyberpunk 2077 Deluxe Edition

Dark Horse Examines the Art of Cuphead

Come one, come all! It’s time for a special announcement of a thrilling compendium!! Dark Horse Books, Studio MDHR, and King Features Syndicate are thrilled to present this beautiful, limited-edition package, The Art of Cuphead! The limited-edition book includes a cloth slipcase and a set of acetate sheets in a portfolio breaking down the game’s classic start screen illustration. 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 & gun platformer, Cuphead. Each page of this curated artwork collection 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 concepts, production work, and early ideas that went into the making of Cuphead’s characters, bosses, stages and more, including never-before-seen content from the upcoming DLC! 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 March 17, 2020, and is available for pre-order. Be sure to pick up a copy of this oversized, 264-page art book for $99.99.

The Art of Cuphead

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
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