Dark Horse to Explore More Norse Lore in “God of War”
God of War fans have plenty to be excited about with the new game arriving in 2018, but did you know a comic and art book are on the way too? Dark Horse Comics is partnering with Santa Monica Studios and Sony to deliver an art book like no other.
Today, Dark Horse revealed the cover art and a snapshot of the gorgeous box it’ll come in. Plus, it has been revealed iZombie creator Chris Roberson is signed on to write the comic with artist Tony Parker (This Damned Band). This will be a four-issue miniseries.
For more info on the upcoming art book read the press release below, or preorder it today from Amazon!
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (November 16, 2017)–Journey through the mythical Norse wilds and explore beyond as Dark Horse, Santa Monica Studio, and Sony Interactive Entertainment proudly present the essential companions to the highly-anticipated video game God of War, allowing readers to witness the creation of this incredible new journey! In 2018, they will publish The Art of God of War, a limited edition of The Art of God of War, and God of War comics.
The Art of God of War is an intimate chronicle of the years-long odyssey to bring Kratos and Atreus’ beautiful and brutal world to life. Step into Midgard and explore beyond, as Dark Horse Books and Santa Monica Studios are pleased to offer the quintessential companion to the enormously anticipated God of War. This is a tome unlike any other, including an expanse of gorgeous art and in-depth interviews that set readers on an exhaustive behind-the-scenes journey to witness the creation of an epic of tremendous scale.
The Art of God of War Limited Edition is a gorgeous artifact that appears to have come straight from Kratos and Atreus’ adventures! The beautiful tome has a realistic leather-like cover with bright silver foil and red gilded pages. Enclosed in a clamshell case with a cloth-textured lining, The Art of God of War Limited Edition also includes a cloth-covered collector’s portfolio with two gallery-quality lithographs, and will be available for purchase through the PlayStation Gear store.
The partners will also work together to publish a God of War four-issue comic series in 2018. iZombie creator Chris Roberson is signed on to pen the adventures of Kratos as he battles to control his own rage and understand his role as a father when facing dangerous threats from mythical Norse creatures. Artist Tony Parker (This Damned Band) will lend his illustrative skills to the mythical Norse adventure series.