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The Art of Star Wars Rebels Limited Edition Hardcover – May 12, 2020

In the early days of the rebellion, a tight-knit group of rebels from various backgrounds banded together against all odds to do their part in the larger mission of defeating the Galactic Empire, sparking hope across the galaxy.

The award-winning animation team of Dave Filoni, Simon Kinberg, and Carrie Beck, along with the talented artists at 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 creative team behind the show, Dark Horse Books and Lucasfilm proudly present the official look inside one of the galaxy’s most beloved shows.


The Art of DOOM: Eternal Hardcover – March 24, 2020

The newest chapter in the quintessential game franchise from id Software is here. Witness DOOM Eternal! This epic volume explores the art and development of the hotly anticipated sequel to the 2016 Game Award-winner for Best Action Game! Explore the twisted demonic invasion of Earth, the cultist UAC facilities, and plunge into otherworldly and unknown locations new to the DOOM universe. Admire the dangerous glimmering edges of the Slayer’s arsenal and armor. Examine the ancient designs and breeds of Hell’s soldiers and lords–all in gloriously designed full color images straight from the files of the game’s artists themselves!

Dark Horse Books and id Software join forces to present The Art of DOOM Eternal, encompassing every detail you’ve come to love from DOOM!


The Art of Star Wars Rebels Hardcover – May 12, 2020

In the early days of the rebellion, a tight-knit group of rebels from various backgrounds banded together against all odds to do their part in the larger mission of defeating the Galactic Empire, sparking hope across the galaxy.

The award-winning team from Lucasfilm Animation brought the beloved occupants of the Ghost into our homes five 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 creative team behind the show, Dark Horse Books and Lucasfilm proudly present the official look inside one of the galaxy’s most beloved shows


The Complete Art of Guild Wars Hardcover – March 31, 2020

Explore the living history of Tyria through an expansive collection of never-before-seen concept art, production material, and creator commentary from Guild Wars and Guild Wars 2 that offers exclusive insight into an every-changing world inhabited by millions of players! The continuing growth of the Guild Wars franchise is lovingly detailed by the ArenaNet artists themselves in a volume that commemorates the studio’s twentieth anniversary.

Dark Horse Books and ArenaNet invite all asura, sylvari, norn, char, and humans to add this wonderful art book as a centerpiece to their collections!


The Art of the Last of Us Part II Deluxe Edition Hardcover – June 16, 2020

Created in collaboration between Dark Horse Books and the developers at Naughty Dog, The Art of The Last of Us Part II offers extensive insights into the making of the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning The Last of Us.

This deluxe edition also features an exclusive cover and slipcase, as well as a gallery-quality lithograph!


The Art of Cuphead Limited Edition Hardcover – March 17, 2020

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 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, 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.

Dark Horse Books and Studio MDHR are thrilled to present this beautiful, limited edition package of The Art of Cuphead! Included in the limited edition is a cloth slipcase featuring exclusive art and a set of acetate sheets in a portfolio breaking down the game’s classic start screen illustration, directly from the team that created it! This vintage-style art extravaganza is the perfect book for fans of Cuphead!


The Art of Wolfenstein: Youngblood Hardcover – June 16, 2020

It’s do or die in the dystopian streets of Nazi-occupied Paris as Jess and Soph Blazkowicz piece together the mysterious disappearance of their father, William J. Blazkowicz, while driving the fascists out of France once and for all.

This gorgeous volume features an amazing arsenal of concept art, production material, and exclusive creator commentary from the latest romp into Earth’s alternate history with Wolfenstein: Youngblood.

Dark Horse Books, Arkane Studios Lyon, and Bethesda Softworks call all sisters, brothers, and other champions for the cause to unite, fight, and enjoy The Art of Wolfenstein: Youngblood!


Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker The Visual Dictionary: With Exclusive Cross-Sections Hardcover

Produced in close collaboration with Lucasfilm and written by Star Wars insider Pablo Hidalgo, this 200-page book is packed with incredible detail. Pore over more than 600 images, five stunning original cross-section artworks and behind-the-scenes photography in this must-have companion.

Uncover the inner workings of the treadable and the secrets of Rey’s Jedi library. Discover the Sith fortress world of Exegol and the treasures of droidsmith Babu Frik. Examine the brutal weaponry of the Knights of Ren and the ingenious garb of the Orbak riders. Meet the most notorious criminals of Kijimi and the sociable Aki-Aki on Pasaana. Study the intricate reforging of Kylo Ren’s helmet and the menacing armor of the Sith troopers.

With a foreword by Episode 9 writer Chris Terrio, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker: The Visual Dictionary is the perfect gift for Star Wars fans of all ages.


Marvel Encyclopedia, New Edition Hardcover

Discover the essential facts about Marvel Comics’ timeless heroes such as Captain America, Spider-Man, and Iron Man, and villains like Thanos, Loki, and Kingpin.

Keep up with the ever-expanding Marvel Universe with this new edition of DK’s best-selling Marvel Encyclopedia. Updated and expanded, this definitive Who’s Who of Marvel Comics reveals vital info and secret histories of more than 1200 classic and brand new Marvel characters, and provides the lowdown on recent key events including Civil War 2, Secret Empire, and Infinity Countdown.

From iconic teams such as the Avengers, X-Men, and Guardians of the Galaxy to fan favorites Black Panther, Deadpool, and Captain Marvel to rising stars Amadeus Cho, Squirrel Girl and the Exiles, every significant Marvel character is showcased with the latest comic artwork. Meticulously researched, expertly written, and stunningly illustrated, the Marvel Encyclopedia boasts newly commissioned cover art by one of Marvel’s hottest up-and-coming talents. Including an introduction by Stan Lee, this unique, in-depth, and accessible encyclopedia is an indispensable guide to Marvel Comics that devoted fans and newcomers alike will return to time and again.


DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition: The Definitive Guide to the Characters of the DC Universe Hardcover

Revamped, redesigned, and fully updated to include the New 52 and Rebirth storylines, this is the definitive and indispensable guide to the characters and worlds of the DC Comics Universe.

Created in full collaboration with DC Comics, this comprehensive reference book has The Washington Post saying, “The DC Comics Encyclopedia is a must.” Formatted in an easy-to use A-to-Z layout, this guide is packed with information and thrilling comic book art and features more than 1,100 characters including Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Joker, and much more.

The DC Comics Encyclopedia All-New Edition brings everything up to date, providing an accessible, compelling, and lavishly illustrated guide to the dynamics of the DC Comics Universe.


DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide, New Edition Hardcover

Have to know the answers to these questions? Look no further than the DC Comics Ultimate Character Guide: New Edition. Written by DC Comics experts, this illustrated encyclopedia features more than 200 incredible characters and Super Hero teams, including Batman, Harley Quinn, Justice League, and so many more.

The DC Comics Universe changed forever following their epic Rebirth event, and so did the characters. This comprehensive guide covers the latest key story lines for each character and includes stunning new images from the comics. It is also packed full of vital statistics and explains each character’s super powers, from indestructibility to sorcery.

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