What are comic books but preliminary storyboards designed to provide creators with a desperate escape from the impoverished comic book industry and into the warm arms of a good TV or movie deal. With that in mind, it makes perfect sense for comic book publisher Dark Horse to release TV artbooks, including The Art of Duck Tales, announced today. Because what is the comic book industry if not a giant snake biting its own tail?
See the press release for The Art of Duck Tales below.
“THE ART OF DUCKTALES” COMING SOON BY DARK HORSE BOOKS
FEATURES A VAST IN-DEPTH LOOK AT THE HIT ANIMATED SERIES
MILWAUKIE, Ore., (April 21, 2022) – Scrooge McDuck and his nephews Huey, Dewey, and Louie have joined Donald Duck for the DuckTales remake and now you, too, can have fun peeking behind-the-scenes of how it was all done in Dark Horse Books’ The Art of DuckTales! The all-new oversized hardcover editions will be available in standard and deluxe versions.
Like Scrooge into the Money Bin, dive into this beautiful, oversized book and read stories of the making of the series from developers Matt Youngberg, Francisco Angones, Sean Jimenez, Suzanna Olson, cast members including David Tennant (Scrooge McDuck ), Danny Pudi (Huey), Ben Schwartz (Dewey), Bobby Moynihan (Louie), Kate Micucci (Webby), Beck Bennett (Launchpad McQuack), Toks Olagundoye (Mrs. Beakley), Paget Brewster (Della Duck), Don Cheadle ( Donald Duck), and more! Along with interviews with the cast and crew, the book will also feature artwork and stories from each episode and never-before-seen artwork with captioned by the creators.
The deluxe version of The Art of DuckTales will be gilded with gold and includes an exclusive case containing beautiful artwork. It will also contain the DuckTales guide which contains an extended version of the cast and crew interviews, as well as a finely crafted line from Scrooge’s Number One Dime.
The standard and deluxe editions of Art of DuckTales will be available in comic book stores on September 21, 2022 and in bookstores on September 20, 2022. It is available for pre-order on Amazon, Barnes & Noble, and in your local comic book store comics and local bookstore. The standard Art of DuckTales edition will cost $49.99 and the deluxe edition will cost $99.99.