Tuesday, May 12, 2015

Dark Horse to Publish He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection


The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe is a gorgeous book. It takes a look at the history of the He-Man property as relayed as art, offering wonderful glimpses at a nostalgic universe. Based on that success, Dark Horse and Mattel have teamed up once again to deliver another must-have book in 2015: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection.

Masters of the Universe and its subsequent action figure lines featured memorable pack-in minicomics that aided in playtime for children across the world. Clocking in at 1,232 pages, this impressive over-sized hardcover collection features sixty-eight US releases, including all minicomics from the ’80s Masters of the Universe line, the ’80s Princess of Power line, and the ’80s and ’90s He-Man line, plus an introduction to the minicomics in the current Masters of the Universe Classics toy line—all in production order.

He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomics Collection is on sale October 21 in comic shops and November 3 in bookstores. It's written by Tim Seeley, Steven Grant, Phil White, Gary Cohn, Michael Halperin and Scott Neitlich. It features art by Bruce Timm, Mark Texeira, Larry Houston, Jim Mitchell and Charles Simpson.

Full press release below.

DARK HORSE TO PUBLISH ‘HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE MINICOMIC COLLECTION’

THE DEFINITIVE COLLECTION OF MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE® MINICOMICS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: MILWAUKIE, OR—Following the critically acclaimed release of The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, Dark Horse and Mattel have teamed up once again to deliver another must-have book in 2015: He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection.

The toy juggernaut Masters of the Universe and its subsequent action figure lines featured memorable pack-in minicomics that aided in playtime for children across the world. Clocking in at 1,232 pages, this impressive oversized hardcover collection features sixty-eight US releases, including all minicomics from the ’80s Masters of the Universe line, the ’80s Princess of Power line, and the ’80s and ’90s He-Man line, plus an introduction to the minicomics in the current Masters of the Universe Classics toy line—all in production order. Relive the illustrated adventures that fueled your imagination!
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomics Collection is on sale October 21 in comic shops and November 3 in bookstores. Preorder today from Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, IndieBound, or your local comic shop.
He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Minicomic Collection HC
Tim Seeley (W),  Steven Grant (W), Phil White (W), Gary Cohn (W), Michael Halperin (W), Scott Neitlich (W), Bruce Timm (A), Mark Texeira (A), Larry Houston (A), Jim Mitchell (A), and Charles Simpson (C)
FC, 1232 pages
HC, 6” x 9”
$29.99, 978-1616558772
The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe and The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Limited Edition, which includes rarely seen images of concept sketches, prototypes, and more from Mattel’s archives, is on sale in bookstores everywhere. Purchase your copy today!

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For more information, contact: Aub Driver aubd@darkhorse.com | Steve Sunu steves@darkhorse.com
HE-MAN, MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE and associated trademarks and copyrights are owned by, and used under license from, Mattel.

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