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Get ready, toads, 'The Art of Battletoads' is coming in 2022
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Get ready, toads, ‘The Art of Battletoads’ is coming in 2022

Peep out the art of the thrashing beat-em-up adventures of the Battletoads next June.

Dark Horse Comics has revealed The Art of Battletoads is on the way thanks to a partnership with Rare Ltd. and Dlala Studios. The book celebrates Rash, Zitz, and Pimple in this lengthy, 192-page art book for Rare Ltd. and Dlala Studios’ thrashing beat-em-up adventure, Battletoads! It’s out June 15th, 2022, and can be preordered now.

The official description reads:

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Drop into vibrant illustrations of the game’s heroes, villains, and environments that evoke nineties cartoon nostalgia! Hop in and race through a wealth of production materials from early concept art to finely tuned combat and stage design throughout late development stages. This book is filled to the brim with unique development insights and also revisits the franchise’s classic titles, which informed an all new, battle-ready era of ‘Toad!

Get ready, toads, 'The Art of Battletoads' is coming in 2022

Check out the press release below.

MILWAUKIE, Ore., (November 5, 2021)—Rare Ltd., Dlala Studios, and Dark Horse Books are elated to present The Art of Battletoads, an essential art book whether you’re a brand new brawlin’ tadpole or Turbo Tunnel champion of old! The partnership was brokered by Rare Ltd’s brand extension licensing agency, Tinderbox.

Drop into vibrant illustrations of the game’s heroes, villains, and environments that evoke nineties cartoon nostalgia! Hop in and race through a wealth of production materials from early concept art to finely tuned combat and stage design throughout late development stages. This book is filled to the brim with unique development insights and also revisits the franchise’s classic titles, which informed an all new, battle-ready era of ‘Toad!

Celebrate the return of Rash, Zitz, and Pimple in this immense, 192-page art book for Rare Ltd. and Dlala Studios’ thrashing beat-em-up adventure, Battletoads!

The Art of Battletoads trade paperback will be available for purchase on June 15, 2022. It is available for pre-order on AmazonBarnes & Noble, and at your local comic shop and bookstoreThe Art of Battletoads will retail for $39.99.

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