Dark Horse ventures into “The Dark North”


Dark Horse and Charles Wood Publishing AB are excited to terrify more readers with The Dark North! Originally crowdfunded for publication in 2016, this illustrated prose-art book fusion features five unique tales ranging from Norse mythology to apocalyptic science fiction to fantasy.

Writer Martin Dunelind composes The Dark North’s five enthralling tales. The Dark North showcases artwork by Scandinavia’s leading illustrators and concept artists—including Peter Bergting (Baltimore: The Red Kingdom), Henrik Pettersson (concept artist on Minecraft at Mojang), Joakim Ericsson (concept artist at Starbreeze Studios), Magnus Olsson (Neotech RPG), and Lukas Thelin (Western RPG, Lone Wolf RPG). Lukas Thelin also creates the beautiful cover. With a foreword by author and filmmaker Clive Barker, this anthology is sure to delight and terrify any horror fan in equal measure.

Robert Henrysson—one of the instigators of The Dark North comments: “We set out to give the world a peek into the amazing Scandinavian art of science fiction, fantasy and horror, and when Dark Horse joined in we knew we had succeeded. We can\’t wait to see the reader response!”

Praise for The Dark North:

“Everybody with the slightest interest in Nordic sci-fi and fantasy should check this out.”—Simon Stålenhag (Tales from the Loop)

“Like mythic art with a dark, Scandinavian flair? Check out The Dark North.”—Matt Forbeck (author and game designer)

“Swedish melancholy and talent in a massive book that I for one will devour.”—Jens Lapidus (Easy Money)
The Dark North goes on sale September 27, 2017, and is available for preorder on AmazonPenguin Random House, and Things From Another World.

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