I know I am jumping on this a little early but it just must be talked about! Dark Horse is publishing a Super Mario Encyclopedia and it covers all of the games that have entertained us for more than three decades! This bad boy is going to be a massive hardcover that every fan will want! As information drops, we will definitely alert you to anything we find out. I know a few people who are going to be even more excited than I am. I’m looking at you Chad and Jonah!
So, in summation: SQUEEEEEEE!!!!!
You can find more information in the press release below.
Today, Dark Horse is excited to announce the expansion of our publishing partnership with Nintendo to release the Super Mario Encyclopedia! The Super Mario Encyclopedia is preceded by New York Times bestseller The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, The Legend of Zelda: Art & Artifacts, The Art of Splatoon, and The Art of Fire Emblem Awakening.
The Super Mario Encyclopedia is jam-packed with content from all seventeen Super Marioâ„¢ games and spans more than 30 years of the franchise’s history “”from the original Super Mario Bros.â„¢ to Super Marioâ„¢ 3D World. Track the evolution of the Goomba, witness the introduction of Yoshi, and relive your favorite levels. This tome also contains an interview with producer Takashi Tezuka, tips to help you find every coin, star, sun, and mushroom””even explanations of glitches! With information on enemies, items, obstacles, and worlds from over thirty years of Mario, Super Mario Encyclopedia is the definitive resource for everything Super Mario!
“Dark Horse is incredibly proud to continue our partnership with Nintendo,” said Dark Horse President and Founder Mike Richardson. “Together, we’ve produced beautiful art books to honor the ground-breaking games Nintendo’s created. We’re proud to give fans another way to appreciate the material.”
Super Mario Encyclopedia goes on sale October 23, 2018, and is available for preorder on Amazon, Things From Another World, and at your local comic shop. This beautiful 256-page volume retails for $39.99.