Dark Horse continues knocking it out the park when it comes to Nintendo. Dark Horse announced today a special limited edition of their upcoming book The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts. Zelda fans are in for something special as both the standard and limited edition books will have tons of art, interviews, and even a few never before seen pieces.
The limited edition version of the book will come with a 3D embossed sword hilt sculpt with a metallic foil finish. The sword hilt on the cover is life size and will surely be a hit with any Legend of Zelda fan. The pages in the limited edition book are also gilded which is a nice touch. Check out the cover for the limited edition below.
Fans interested in picking up this books can pre-order it via Amazon. The limited edition book will retail for $79.99 and both versions will be available in stores on February 21, 2017.
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MILWAUKIE, Ore., (Jan. 9, 2017)—In late 2016, Dark Horse announced the next installment in their legendary partnership with Nintendo® would be The Legend of Zelda™: Art & Artifacts. Today, Dark Horse is excited to reveal a limited edition of The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts!
Fans who purchase The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts limited edition will experience the thrill of finding and unsheathing the Master Sword! The cover features a 3D embossed sword hilt sculpt with a metallic foil finish. The sword hilt is life size to give the reader the satisfaction of unsheathing the very realistic sword from the acetate sleeve that encases the book. The cover’s background features the Lost Woods (a maze of mystifying forests that has appeared throughout the franchise) in a custom-mixed deep purple ink with a soft-touch lamination and spot gloss UV, framed with metallic foil. The book’s pages are gilded as well.
Both the regular and limited editions of The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts have over 400 pages of fully realized artistic masterpieces, exclusive interviews with the artists behind the beloved video game franchise, the official pixel art of the early series, and rare promotional art never before published in this format.
The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts limited edition is available for preorder from Amazon, Penguin Random House, Things From Another World, and more. The limited edition retails for $79.99 and goes on sale February 21, 2017.