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Preview: Art of Atari Signed Edition

Art of Atari Signed Edition

writer: Tim Lapatino
artists: Various
FC | 352 pages | $59.99 | All Ages

FEATURING A SIGNED TIP-IN SHEET

Now available with a signed tip-in sheet autographed by Tim Lapetino, author and Founder/Executive Director of the Museum of Video Game Art (MOVA)!

The Art of Atari is the first official collection of original artwork specially commissioned to enhance the Atari experience. Sourced from private collections worldwide, this book spans over 40 years of the company’s unique illustrations used in packaging, advertisements, catalogs, and more.

Preview: Art of Atari

Art of Atari

writer: Tim Lapetino, Ernest Cline (Foreword), Robert V. Conte (Afterword)
artists: Various (design by Jason Adam)
cover: Various (design by Jason Adam)
FC • 352 pages • $39.99 • Teen+

“Get in the action with Atari!” Since its formation in 1972, Atari pioneered video game technology and built today’s multi-billion dollar industry, developing arcade games, home video systems, and personal computers to entertain millions of children and adults with fan-favorite games like Asteroids, Centipede, Missile Command, and Yar’s Revenge. To usher in the new era of electronic entertainment, the company hired an array of talented illustrators to emblazon game cartridges, boxes, magazine advertisements, and more with mind-blowing visions of fantasy and sports thrills, science fiction and adventure, that elevated pixelated gaming to the realm of high art. Art of Atari is the first official retrospective of the company’s illustrative accomplishments, spanning over four decades and cultivated from museums and private collections worldwide. Whether you’re a fan, a collector, or new to the world of Atari, this book offers the most complete collection of Atari artwork ever produced!

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Dynamite Announces The Art of Atari

The popularity of video games has reached an all-time high, with modern releases boasting production budgets bigger than most Hollywood films, and grossing far beyond even the biggest box office smash! Now, Dynamite Entertainment returns to the roots of gaming with The Art of Atari!

From the arcade to the living room, Atari is one of the most recognized names in the world. Since its formation in 1972, the company pioneered hundreds of now classic titles including Asteroids, Centipede, and Missile CommandThe Art of Atari is the first official collection of original artwork created for arcades, home video systems, and computers, commissioned to enhance the Atari experience and further entice children and adults to embrace and enjoy the new era of electronic entertainment. Sourced from private collections and museums worldwide, this book spans over 40 years of the company’s unique illustrations used in packaging, advertisements, catalogs, and more.

The Art of Atari represents the most comprehensive retrospective to date, clocking in at over 350 pages, and collecting production and concept artwork, photos, and marketing materials. Fans can glean exclusive insight from key people involved in Atari’s rich history, with behind-the-scenes details on how the most iconic games in early video game history were conceived, illustrated, and developed!

The Art of Atari features an exclusive foreword by New York Times bestseller Ernest Cline, author of Ready Player One, soon to be a motion picture directed by Steven Spielberg. Whether you’re a fan, collector, or new to the world of Atari, this book offers the most complete collection of artwork ever produced!

For updates, preview art, and details on upcoming editions, check out the website for The Art of Atari when it arrives in a premium 9.625″ x 11″ hardcover format at fine retailers everywhere in October, with a retail price of $39.99!

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