Naughty Dog Studios and Dark Horse proudly present the essential companion to The Last of Us, a richly detailed and compelling game set in a postpandemic world where humans have become an endangered species. Featuring concept art, character designs, and astonishing settings and landscapes, The Art of The Last of Us provides a unique look at one of the gaming world's most eagerly anticipated titles.
Follow Ellie's profound and harrowing journey of vengeance through an exhaustive collection of original art and intimate creator commentary in the full-color hardcover volume: The Art of The Last of Us Part II. Created in collaboration between Dark Horse Books and the developers at Naughty Dog, The Art of The Last of Us Part II offers extensive insights into the making of the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning The Last of Us. o The limited edition also features an exclusive cover and slipcase, as well as a gallery-quality lithograph!
Extensive insights into the making of the long-awaited sequel to the award-winning The Last of Us. From Ellie's peaceful life in Jackson, Wyoming to her merciless pursuit of retribution in Seattle, Washington, this essential companion features hundreds of pieces of concept art, character designs, stunningly detailed environments, and more that chronicle the captivating and emotional story at the heart of The Last of Us Part II.
Geof Darrow's slick, precise inks and stunning detail have amazed comics fans for decades, from his early work with Moebius to Hard Boiled, his first collaboration with Frank Miller, to the overwhelming success of his current series, The Shaolin Cowboy. Now Darrow provides incredible insight into his process by sharing the pencil drawings behind his meticulous inks in a huge hardcover collection. Featuring well-known covers and never-before-seen drawings alike, Lead Poisoning is a behind-the-scenes look that reveals perfectionism at its best, showing how clean and perfect the initial drawings can be as well as the bizarre alterations that appear to happen on the fly. Featuring commentary by Darrow and his notable peers, Lead Poisoning: The Pencil Art of Geof Darrow is a hardcover that brings you right to Darrow's drawing board. 'Geof Darrow is a master . . . His combination of technical ability and a genuinely individual voice is an inspiration for me and for generations of other artists across the world.'-Frank Quitely
Bestselling crime-fiction author Andrew Vachss teams with award-wining artist Geof Darrow to revive the spirit and format of the pulp novels of the '30s and '40s. The Shaolin Cowboy Adventure Magazine is the first new hero-pulp to be printed in decades and combines hard-hitting prose with illustrated mayhem. The Shaolin Cowboy: The Way of 'No Way!' is a kung fu gripping tale of high adventure and relentless bloodshed. The Shaolin Cowboy and his trusty mule battle overwhelming odds and inclement weather against enemies thirsting for revenge and retribution in the battle royal to end all battle royals. Plus, decorated police officer turned author Mike Black! Prince Valiant artist Gary Gianni! And an amazing cover by award-winning Scott Gustafson!
Engage with a natural world of wonder and its diverse symphony of life, ready for you to fill with color! The Smithsonian Institution presents an awe-inspiring new coloring book that explores the Smithsonian Gardens, a museum without walls. Guided by experts from the Smithsonian and brought to life by Rachel Curtis (Dinosaurs: A Smithsonian Coloring Book), tour the more than 180 acres and fifteen public exhibition gardens that make up this living museum. Rich pen and ink illustrations invite you to step into captivating scenes inspired by the landscapes and exhibits that extend the Smithsonian's museums, while brief and fascinating insights from experts explain the roles plants and gardens play in our cultural and natural worlds and inspire appreciation and stewardship. Featuring native plants, orchids, roses, heirloom vegetables, poinsettias, bees, butterflies, and much more, fans of coloring books and urban sanctuaries will find an enchanting living classroom to explore with their own creativity. This book's deluxe ivory paper allows for a variety of artistic media like pen, pencil, or even watercolor, to ensure your creative vision comes to life just the way you want-and lasts for years to come.
John Cassaday's gorgeously dynamic compositions are known the world over, both in and out of the comic book market. Now, for the first time ever, all of his incredible work for Dynamite Entertainment has been collected into a single work, The Dynamite Art Of John Cassaday. This volume includes colored covers, sketches, inkssome seen before, others appearing in print for the first time! Don't miss this chance to see Cassaday's amazing interpretations of James Bond, Red Sonja, Green Hornet, Sherlock Holmes, Zorro, The Lone Ranger and many, many more!
Felicia Hardy always puts her own interests first, but the appearance of a mythical golden apple in New York has everybody with a hint of power scrambling for it. And who's everyone's number one choice to nab it for them? The Black Cat, of course. Yet that isn't the only job on Felicia's radar. When a smart-aleck kid turns up demanding her help, Felicia finds herself caught between the mob, her morals and some very insistent supervillains. It'll take all nine lives to wriggle out of this one intact, but Felicia has more than one trick up her sleeve.
Veteran Fourth Echelon agent Sam Fisher has a new mission: recruiting and training the next generation of Splinter Cell operatives for the NSA's covert action division, including his daughter Sarah. But when a lethal assassin from Fisher's past returns from the dead on a mission of murder, father and daughter are thrust into a race against time as a sinister threat to global security is revealed. A dangerous cyberwarfare technology known as Gordian Sword - capable of crashing airliners, destroying computer networks and plunging entire cities into darkness - is being auctioned off to whichever rogue state makes the highest bid. Sam and Sarah must call on their very singular set of skills to neutralize Gordian Sword and stop the weapon falling into the wrong hands!
Older, but not necessarily wiser, Aiden Pearce, 'the Fox,' is a rolling stone, surviving by moving from one shadowy hacker job to the next. While in Baltimore, he's captured by a mysterious agent who insists finding missing cargo full of transhuman tech is something only Pearce can do. When flattery doesn't work, he's blackmailed into taking the job. Worse, he's partnered again with the unscrupulous Jordi Chin. Soon what looks like a simple investigation spirals into a nefarious plot leading all the way to the White House. For the Vigilante, no one escapes hard justice - not even Uncle Sam.