Over the past few years, Dark Horse Comics has found great success with its World of Warcraft Chronicle series and line of Legend of Zelda-related tomes. It’s time for Final Fantasy to get the same treatment with Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive, officially licensed by Square Enix. The series is expected to be three volumes — this one will cover Final Fantasy I-VI.
You can pre-order the Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive on Amazon for $39.99. The book will release June 5, 2018.
Check the full press release below:
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (October 03, 2017)–Dark Horse and Square Enix are thrilled to offer the first of three volumes celebrating the entrancing lore and exciting development of the initial six entries into the of one of the most successful game franchises in history! Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive is an astonishing journey through the creation of the seminal roleplaying epic, officially licensed for the first time ever!
This holy grail of Final Fantasy fandom is packed full of original concept art, process pieces, and notes from the original artists and designers chronicling the creation of these timeless games. Containing a total of over three hundred pages collected in a high-quality hard-cover binding, Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 1 remains faithful to its original Japanese source material while simultaneously offering unparalleled accessibility for Western readers. No Final Fantasy collection is complete without this beautiful tome of art, lore, and history.
Final Fantasy Ultimania Archive Volume 1 goes on sale June 05, 2018 and is available for preorder at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Things From Another World, and your local comic shop. Visit DarkHorse.com for more information.