The Legend Of Zelda is one of the pillars of the Nintendo video game kingdom, and with a new Zelda game set as one of the launch titles for the new Nintendo Switch console, interest in the property has skyrocketed once again. Fans of Zelda should check out Dark Horse Comics’ new The Legend Of Zelda: Art & Artifacts hardcover to get an in-depth look at the design of this rich fantasy world.

This massive 424-page tome contains a wide range of material from preliminary sketches to promotional artwork to in-game graphics, spotlighting the artistry that goes into creating an internationally renowned franchise. This is Dark Horse’s second Zelda art book following the best-selling Hyrule Historia, and Art & Artifacts has the same exceptional production quality and attention to detail.

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Zelda fans can explore the building blocks of this series when Art & Artifacts hits stands on February 21, but in the meantime, here’s an exclusive look at some of the images within.

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