Dark Horse has revealed the 79.99 limited edition release ofÂ The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts,Â which will arrive on February 17th, 2017. Â This classy release will include a 3D embosses sword hilt cover, gilded pages, and all the contents of the regular release.
Original press release:
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (Jan. 9, 2017)â€”In late 2016, Dark Horse announced the next installment in their legendary partnership with NintendoÂ® would be The Legend of Zeldaâ„˘: 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 coverâ€™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 bookâ€™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.