Dark Horse to Publish “The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia” Encyclopedia

Dark Horse Comics has confirmed they have the publishing rights for The Legend of Zelda: Hyrule Historia, which was originally published in Japan. The encyclopedia contains the full historical timeline of Hyrule and will be released in America on January 16 2013 for $34.99; it will later be released in the UK and other parts of Europe.

The 248-page hardcover will also feature an introduction by Zelda creator Shigeru Miyamoto, an official chronology of the Zelda games, Nintendo concept art, a making-of about the Zelda franchise and a comic by The Legend of Zelda manga artist Akira Himekawa.