Not long ago, we broke the news that acclaimed pop-up artist Matthew Reinhart would be taking on the DC Universe with Little Brown and Co.’s DC SUPER HEROES: THE ULTIMATE POP-UP BOOK. Well, we’re happy to update you — the book is on sale today at bookstores nationwide. Need a refresher? Click here for a look at some video we posted a few months back featuring Reinhart and click below for some artwork from the book itself. Enjoy!
Not long ago, we helped break the news that acclaimed pop-up artist Matthew Reinhart would be tackling the DC Universe with Little Brown and Co.’s DC SUPER HEROES: THE ULTIMATE POP-UP BOOK. As if that wasn’t exciting enough, we’ve got a first look at the book, in video form, with comments from Reinhart himself, including an exclusive first look at the Superman page. Click below to watch the clip.
Part of the wonderful thing about DC's library of characters is their versatility -- whether they're presented on the big screen, television, in comics or in other forms of media, they still continue to resonate with readers of all ages.
Case in point: DC SUPER HEROES: THE ULTIMATE POP-UP BOOK.
From bestselling pop-up creator Matthew Reinhart, the book presents a 3-D experience of heroic proportions. Hitting this fall from Little, Brown and Company (with a one-day laydown date of October 5th) , the book presents a stunning and fun take on the DC Universe, from the New York Times-bestselling author of such pop-up titles as Star Wars: A Pop-Up Guide to the Universe.
Reinhart's latest celebrates the history, heroes and villains of the DC Universe in his popular and fun 3-D style which is sure to please super hero fans new and old.
Featuring 25 impressive pop-ups illustrated by an all-star cast of artists including Bernard Chang, Scott McDaniel, Freddie E Williams II and Aaron Lopresti -- DC SUPER HEROES: THE ULTIMATE POP-UP BOOK also includs a light-up Bat-Signal and a final spread that features the most characters Reinhart has ever included in any one pop-up. Curious? You should be.
We took a minute to chat with DC Comics Licensed Publishing Editor John Morgan for more info on the book. Take it away, John:
“The best part about producing this book has been the collaboration between the comic book artists and Matthew Reinhart," said John Morgan, DC Comics Editor, Licensed Publishing. “Working closely with our talented team, Matthew transformed 2-D comics art into 3-D pop-ups that showcase dynamic poses and crazy perspectives. This is a really unique and striking book that's also incredibly true to DC's characters and comics."