At Emerald City Comic Con publisher Dynamite Entertainment has announced that they will be publishing The Art of Atari. The hardcover collection is going to be over 350 pages, collecting production and concept artwork, photos and marketing materials. The book will also feature a forward by Ready Player One author Ernest Cline.
From the arcade to the living room, Atari is one of the most recognized names in the world. Since its formation in 1972, the company pioneered hundreds of now classic titles including Asteroids, Centipede, and Missile Command. The Art of Atari is the first official collection of original artwork created for arcades, home video systems, and computers, commissioned to enhance the Atari experience and further entice children and adults to embrace and enjoy the new era of electronic entertainment. Sourced from private collections and museums worldwide, this book spans over 40 years of the company's unique illustrations used in packaging, advertisements, catalogs, and more.
For updates, preview art, and details on upcoming editions, visit www.artofatari.com, and look for The Art of Atari in October, with a retail price of $39.99.