I'm always a little hesitant when a company launches a Kickstarter. Archie learned a hard lesson when it tried to do one with the New Riverdale launch a couple of years ago. Dynamite has apparently been reluctant.
From the moment that Dynamite announced that they had acquired the Atari® license, I was thrilled about not only the reprinting of the 1980s DC series Atari Force, but the presentation of the fantastic box art for their video games. Last year's Art of Atari was a beautiful book that I regret not reviewing, due to to how lovely it was, but Dynamite, in an attempt to get all of my money, is releasing the art from the golden age of home video games in a format that allows for fans to display them properly, a poster book.
We just got a press release from Dynamite about the Art of Atari Deluxe Edition. It features downloads of classic Atari games, so fans of the art can get a sense of context with the games the artwork was created for. In the interest of time, and in an effort to get this news to you, here's the full press release from Dynamite.
There's one thing Dark Horse does well, it's art books, so The Art of ReCore looks interesting. I'm not a gamer, but I am an artist, and seeing the process of designing the world a video game is set in, and its characters makes me happy.
Frank Cho has had quite a year. He was a focal point in an online battle with social justice warriors. He provided numerous covers to Marvel. He started regularly drawing a new Hulk series. Dynamite still continues to publish his Jungle Girl series. His level of quality remains high, despite any controversy he generates. In May,
I have a question I would like to propose…would you guys support a book that showcase all the classic G.I. Joe vehicle/ playset art work? I think the desire is there and I do believe the fans would go for something like this. When Joe Con rolled up in Hasbro’s neck of the woods we