Dark Horse to Publish 5th Art Book from Ghost in the Shell Creator Shirow Masamune
posted on by Karen Ressler
Dark Horse Comics announced at its panel at Japan Expo on Sunday that it will release the fifth full-color art book from Ghost in the Shell and Appleseed creator Masamune Shirow, Intron Depot 5: Battalion. The 128-page book will feature Shirow's concept art for series such as Asura Fantasy, RF-Online, and Fire Emblem, and is slated to ship on February 19 for US$44.99. The book will be soft-cover with a dust jacket.
Dark Horse previously released the other four installments in Shirow's Intron Depot art book series, as well as several of Shirow's manga series, including Appleseed, Ghost in the Shell, Dominion, and Orion. Dark Horse published Intron Depot 4: Bullets in 2004. Intron Depot 5 shipped in Japan in July 2012.
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