Journey To The Verdant Jungles Of The Ixalan Plane In The Latest Art Book From THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING
San Francisco, CA, November 3, 2017 – VIZ Media, LLC (VIZ Media), a premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing, announces the fifth addition to its ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING collection with the release of THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—IXALAN on January 2nd.
The impressive 240-page hardcover edition features dozens of full-color works by an array of talented artists, including Christine Choi, Daarken and Titus Lunter. The book is further complemented with in-depth lore by bestselling author and Magic: The Gathering™ Senior Game Designer, James Wyatt. THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—IXALAN carries an MSRP of $39.99 U.S. / $53.99 CAN.
THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—IXALAN invites fans to set sail for the uncharted jungles of Ixalan, where dangerous beasts, magnificent ruins, and lost treasures lie waiting to be discovered. Saddle up your dinosaur mount and brave the unknown as you search the plane for a prize forgotten by history… until now!
“THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—IXALAN is the fifth release in VIZ Media’s ongoing series of lore-heavy art books that showcase the incredible illustrations of Magic: The Gathering,” says Joel Enos, Editor. “Join the inhabitants of Ixalan in their search for an ancient golden city as you explore their amazing world!”
Throughout its 24-year history, Magic: The Gathering has visited many richly imaginative worlds through card sets and stories. Developed by Wizards of the Coast, Magic: The Gathering has more than 20 million fans, is played in more than 70 countries, and is available in 11 languages. Magic: The Gathering has won numerous notable awards, including a Mensa Award and multiple Origins Awards, the Hobby Game industry’s annual top award.
THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—IXALAN joins THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—AMONKHET, THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—KALADESH, THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—INNISTRAD, and THE ART OF MAGIC: THE GATHERING—ZENDIKAR, which are available now from VIZ Media. Each contains specially curated collections of plane-specific illustrations from Wizards of the Coast’s popular strategy card game, Magic: The Gathering.
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About Magic: The Gathering
Magic: The Gathering is the world’s best strategy game, with more than 20 million players and fans worldwide. In this innovative card game, players build personalized decks using cards they have collected from booster packs and by trading with friends. Magic offers a robust gaming experience for its community of passionate fans through face-to-face play events and social gatherings in more than 7,000 hobby game stores around the world, complemented by its growing library of digital games. For more information, visit MagicTheGathering.com
About VIZ Media, LLC
Established in 1986, VIZ Media is the premier company in the fields of publishing, animation distribution, and global entertainment licensing. Along with its popular digital magazine WEEKLY SHONEN JUMP and blockbuster properties like NARUTO, DRAGON BALL, SAILOR MOON, and POKÉMON, VIZ Media offers an extensive library of titles and original content in a wide variety of book and video formats, as well as through official licensed merchandise. Owned by three of Japan’s largest publishing and entertainment companies, Shueisha Inc., Shogakukan Inc., and Shogakukan-Shueisha Productions, Co., Ltd., VIZ Media is dedicated to bringing the best titles for English-speaking audiences worldwide.
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