Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Dark Horse announces “The Art of Gwent” and limited edition Geralt Bust
MILWAUKIE, Ore., July 20, 2016 — In collaboration with CD PROJEKT RED, Dark Horse is excited to announce new collectibles for The Witcher fans: The Art of Gwent and a polystone bust of Geralt playing GWENT: The Witcher Card Game.
The Art of Gwent is a beautiful volume that chronicles the creation of GWENT: The Witcher Card Game by CD PROJEKT RED. Assembling hundreds of never-before-seen pieces, the publication also contains full-page art and will provide insight on inspiration straight from the artists. Dark Horse is proud to provide a piece of gaming history to the amazing and dedicated fans with The Art of Gwent!
Dark Horse created the bust of Geralt playing GWENT to honor the dedication of The Witcher’s fans. The Geralt bust is a substantial collectible, standing 8.5 inches high on its base. Fans who purchase the Geralt bust will also receive a numbered Certificate of Authenticity. CD PROJEKT RED and Dark Horse will determine the edition size and price at a later date.
The Art of Gwent and the Geralt bust both go on sale on February 21, 2017.
About Dark Horse

For 30 years, Dark Horse Comics has proven to be a solid example of how integrity and innovation can help broaden a unique storytelling medium and establish a small, homegrown company as an industry giant. Founded in 1986 by Mike Richardson, the company is known for the progressive and creator-friendly atmosphere it provides for writers and artists. In addition to publishing comics from top talent, such as Eric Powell, Mike Mignola, Geof Darrow, Brian Wood, Gail Simone, Stan Sakai, and Guillermo del Toro, and comics legends, such as Will Eisner, Milo Manara, Kazuo Koike, Neil Gaiman, and Frank Miller, Dark Horse has developed its own successful properties, such as The Mask, Ghost, X, and Barb Wire. Its successful line of comics, manga, and products based on popular properties includes Dragon Age, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Aliens, Conan, Tomb Raider, Halo, The Witcher, Serenity, Game of Thrones, and Avatar: The Last Airbender. Today Dark Horse Comics is the largest independent comic book publisher in the US and is recognized as one of the world’s leading entertainment publishers.
CD PROJEKT RED is a game development studio founded in 2002. It develops and publishes videogames for personal computers and video game consoles. The Studio’s flagship franchise, games from The Witcher series, has sold over 20 million copies worldwide. Its newest release – The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – debuted in 2015 for the PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, and has since received over 800 awards and accolades, including 250 Game of the Year awards. Along with GOG.COM, a game store offering hand-picked titles for PC and Mac, CD PROJEKT RED is part of the Warsaw Stock Exchange listed (ISIN: PLOPTTC00011) CD PROJEKT Group.

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