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Intron Depot TPB (1992-2014 Dark Horse) comic books

  • Issue #1-1ST
    Intron Depot TPB (1992-2014 Dark Horse) 1-1ST

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    Volume 1 - 1st printing. By Shirow Masamune. Japanese artist Masamune Shirow is well known to discriminating comics readers. American editions of his spectacular graphic epics have been highly praised and voraciously collected. Now, his gorgeous and highly detailed color art has been collected for the first time into a single, handsome trade paperback. Beautifully printed in Japan and featuring text in both Japanese and English, this package features nearly two hundred full-color Shirow works, 47 published for the first time anywhere in the world! This book is a nearly complete archive of Shirow's color work from 1981 to 1991, including material from Appleseed, Dominion, Black Magic, Orion, and much more. This is an absolute must for fans of Shirow, science-fiction and fantasy art, and manga. Softcover, 8 1/2-in. x 11-in., 148 pages, full color. Cover price $44.95.

  • Issue #2-1ST
    Intron Depot TPB (1992-2014 Dark Horse) 2-1ST

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    Volume 2 - 1st printing. "Blades!" By Shirow Masamune. Intron Depot 2: Blades is the newest full-color book from creator Masamune Shirow (Appleseed and Ghost in the Shell). It collects 209 fantasy-themed illustrations, paintings, and computer graphics created by Shirow between 1992 and May 1998, none of which have been published in the U.S. before. It also contains detailed commentary (in both Japanese and English) on each work, and an "info-box" that explains the techniques used to produce each piece. Softcover, 9 1/2-in. x 13-in., 112 pages, full color. Cover price $44.95.

  • Issue #3-1ST
    Intron Depot TPB (1992-2014 Dark Horse) 3-1ST

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    Volume 3 - 1st printing. "Ballistics!" By Shirow Masamune. Dark Horse Comics is proud to present the third volume of Masamune Shirow's best-selling art book series Intron Depot. Ballistics features a treasure trove of spectacular full-color illustrations featuring high-caliber treatments. Often a sci-fi military theme is evoked, with special emphasis on detailed weaponry, but there is also a healthy batch of fantasy themes and outer space action. In addition to his traditional drawing and painting expertise, Shirow is also one of the foremost talents in computer graphics. Not only does he create exceptionally realistic backgrounds and vehicles, but in this volume presents alternate "takes" on the main image, presenting different color combinations, daytime/nightime versions and other variations on the primary theme. Softcover, 9 1/2-in. x 13-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #4-1ST
    Intron Depot TPB (1992-2014 Dark Horse) 4-1ST

    Volume 4 - 1st printing. "Bullets!" By Shirow Masamune. The next volume in Masamune Shirow's best-selling art book series is orbiting cyberspace and preparing to touch down onto bookstore shelves in late summer. This volume concentrates primarily on Shirow's character, robot, and vehicle designs for interactive games. Shirow is world famous for being equally skilled and creative in the realms of computer-generated graphics and traditional drawing and painting. It is logical then that his unique and imaginative studies are among the most interesting being done in the high-tech game field. With commentary in both English and Japanese, this new collection provides a fascinating insight into the creative process of one of Japan's premiere talents. ? Dark Horse has sold over 30,000 copies of the first two volumes of Intron Depot. ? Dark Horse has a complete line of merchandise based on Intron Depot including lunch boxes, statues, T-shirts, a CD-ROM, and more! Softcover, 9 1/2-in. x 13-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $49.95.

  • Issue #5-1ST
    Intron Depot TPB (1992-2014 Dark Horse) 5-1ST

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    Volume 5 - 1st printing. "Battallion!" By Shirow Masamune. Masamune Shirow, creator of Ghost in the Shell and Appleseed, is legendary amongst manga and anime enthusiasts, and his game-industry credentials are equally impressive. Battalion presents Shirow's design and conceptual art for Asura Fantasy, RF Online, Fire Emblem, and others, showcasing his stunning illustration and commentary on his sophisticated CG techniques. Softcover, 9 1/2-in. x 13-in., 128 pages, full color. Cover price $44.95.