Dark Horse today announced that they will be releasing SUPER MARIO BROS. ENCYCLOPEDIA as part of their partnership with Nintendo. The 256-page book will be released on October 23th.
More information and cover art is below courtesy of their press release:
DARK HORSE POWERS UP PUBLISHING LINE WITH SUPER MARIO ENCYCLOPEDIA
Releasing the Ultimate Guide to the Mushroom Kingdom in October 2018
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 Mario games and spans more than 30 years of the franchise’s history —from the original Super Mario Bros. to Super Mario 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.”