In THQ Inc.â€™s critically acclaimed game Darksidersâ„¢, WAR â€“ the first Horseman of the Apocalypse â€“ battles both Heaven and Hell across the ravaged remains of the Earth in his personal quest for vengeance and vindication. Now, UDON Entertainment brings fans THE ART OF DARKSIDERS, an epic 288 page book featuring the unique artwork behind Darksidersâ€™ apocalyptic vision of the future.
Showcasing the unparalleled art of creative director and comic artist JOE MADUREIRA(X-men, Battle Chasers, Ultimates) and the Vigil Games art team, THE ART OF DARKSIDERS features hundreds of full-color illustrations, character & environment designs, development sketches, unused concepts, promotional artwork, and more. No fan of video game artwork will want to miss out on this epic behind-the-scenes artwork archive.
Clint Chapman, Global Brand Manager, at THQ Inc. commented:Â â€œWe are extremely excited about partnering with Udon to showcase the incredible artwork of Darksiders.Â Udon has worked meticulously to chronicle the entire design process, from early sketches to final models. Â This is an absolute must-have for fans of Darksiders, Joe Mad, or just magnificent artwork.â€
THE ART OF DARKSIDERS will premiere with a limited hardcover edition available at the UDON booth during this summerâ€™s San Diego Comic-Con. Joe Madureira will also be making a special appearance at the show to sign fansâ€™ copies of this exclusive hardcover.
THE ART OF DARKSIDERS arrives in stores everywhere October 2010.