On the final day of Emerald City Comicon, at the “10 Years of Mouse Guard” panel, Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios announced that this July, they will be releasing a beautiful, oversized hardcover that chronicles and celebrates the award-winning, best-selling series from David Petersen. Here are the details:
THE ART OF MOUSE GUARD 2005-2015
Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Author: David Petersen
Artists: David Petersen, Mike Mignola, Stan Sakai, Bill Willingham, Various
Cover: David Petersen
Format: 12″ x 12″, 368 pages, color and B&W, hardcover
On sale: July 2015
What’s to Love: Since its debut in 2005, David Petersen’s Mouse Guard has been a New York Times bestseller, won Eisner and Harvey awards, and has become an influential staple of the comics industry, earning thousands of fans. In honor of the 10-year anniversary of the series’ debut issue, The Art of Mouse Guard: 2005-2015 is a celebration of the beautiful world, memorable characters, and intensive artistic process of David Petersen’s beloved series.
What It Is: Celebrate the first 10 years of a comics classic from the very first sketch. For the first time since the series debut, David Petersen’s process for creating the world of Mouse Guard and bringing it to life in stunning illustration is documented in exquisite detail. With never-before-seen sketches; 100 pages of full-color, oversized artwork; and commentary from colleagues, collaborators, and Petersen himself, readers and fans get an unprecedented look behind the pages at how their favorite characters and adventures were born.