VIZ Media and Wizards of the coast have announced the expansion of the Magic: The Gathering publishing catalog with the addition of the art of Magic: the Gathering – Innistrad.
This will be the second Magic: The Gathering art book. The book is set to be released in Summer 2016, the new art book will feature full color illustrations showcasing the mysteries of Innistrad – its peoples, provinces, and monsters. The 240-page book will feature full color illustrations from some of Magic‘s best artists, such as Aleksi Briclot. MSRP will be $39.99 U.S. / $45.99 CAN.
In THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING – INNISTRAD, terror falls from the skies on blood-spattered wings and nameless horrors lurk in the shadows. These pages, lavishly illustrated with the award-winning art of Magic: The Gathering, are your entry into a world beset by terrible evils on all sides and betrayed by the hope it held most dear.
Throughout its 22-year history, Magic: The Gathering has visited many richly imaginative worlds through card sets and stories. In its newest set, Battle for Zendikar (www.BattleForZendikar.com), Magic returns to the fan-favorite world of Zendikar, where united tribes of elves, vampires, and humans battle the monstrous Eldrazi across strange floating ruins and beautiful landscapes. The Battle for Zendikar card set launched October 2, 2015.
THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING – INNISTRAD will be available at Amazon.com and other retail and hobby gaming stores worldwide Summer 2016.
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