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The paperback has been out and about for some time now, it's only through BL and GW that it has been held back.

Same with Inferno! #5 really, I got it ages ago via a different retailer, while GW itself hasn't put it up for sale yet.

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I guess this is just GW's back end for BL not being online as quickly in terms of shipping and back-end packing. Which makes sense esp if it ends up coming out of the already overworked same packing system as the models.

That said it would be nice to see BL pick up speed again.

   
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Apologies if this has already been mentioned, but Josh Reynolds has parted ways with Black Library.

From his blog:

Black Library released the conclusion to my Fabius Bile trilogy, Manflayer. It’s available in the usual places, including Amazon, AbeBooks, Audible, et al. This one is a bit bittersweet for me, as it’s not only the final book in the trilogy, but also my final book for Black Library. I’ve been writing for Black Library since 2010, and while I’ll miss it, I’m excited to see what new projects the next decade brings.
   
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It was wildly reported a few weeks/months ago when it came to light on his twitter. That said his message back then (he's on the Grand Alliance forums) was simply that he'd taken on new projects and life had become very busy for him, so he'd decided to focus on certain aspects and not others. Which meant stepping away from BL.

Since its mostly all work for hire anyway its not a huge problem, if in the future he wanted too I'm sure he could come back.


IT's a shame to be sure, I've really enjoyed his work and heck is Pestilense book was my intro into AoS in book form.

   
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Is the Art Book available on the 1st August a limited thing or not? I'm not sure if like the Bookmark and Bookends that's going be another thing that once it's sold out, it's gone.
   
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 Lord Damocles wrote:
 BrookM wrote:
 Lord Damocles wrote:
I'm confused.
The Coming Soon page lists Vaults of Obsidian as pre-prder 29th August 2020.
But I'm looking at my copy on my shelf right now..?
Do you have the hardback or paperback? Because the upcoming release is for the latter.

 ImAGeek wrote:
Same format?

Nope - my copy is very definitely paperback too.

Probably a smaller cheaper pocket size paperback.
Black Library likes to release there paperbacks in two formats. After the hardbacks sell out there is a large format book that goes for about $15-$18. Later there is a mass market paperback that is about $9-$10. Look at it like the Horus Heresy books, first prints are the hardbacks, then the paperbacks that are almost the same size as the hardbacks, and finally there is the pocket size paperbacks and ebooks.
 Mentlegen324 wrote:
Is the Art Book available on the 1st August a limited thing or not? I'm not sure if like the Bookmark and Bookends that's going be another thing that once it's sold out, it's gone.

Looks like the bookmark and ends are event only, so when they're gone that's it. Hopefully they're not stupidly limited numbered.

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Smaug wrote:
 Lord Damocles wrote:
 BrookM wrote:
 Lord Damocles wrote:
I'm confused.
The Coming Soon page lists Vaults of Obsidian as pre-prder 29th August 2020.
But I'm looking at my copy on my shelf right now..?
Do you have the hardback or paperback? Because the upcoming release is for the latter.

 ImAGeek wrote:
Same format?

Nope - my copy is very definitely paperback too.

Probably a smaller cheaper pocket size paperback.
Black Library likes to release there paperbacks in two formats. After the hardbacks sell out there is a large format book that goes for about $15-$18. Later there is a mass market paperback that is about $9-$10. Look at it like the Horus Heresy books, first prints are the hardbacks, then the paperbacks that are almost the same size as the hardbacks, and finally there is the pocket size paperbacks and ebooks.
 Mentlegen324 wrote:
Is the Art Book available on the 1st August a limited thing or not? I'm not sure if like the Bookmark and Bookends that's going be another thing that once it's sold out, it's gone.

Looks like the bookmark and ends are event only, so when they're gone that's it. Hopefully they're not stupidly limited numbered.


It’s only the Horus Heresy books that have the two paperback formats, as far as I know.
   
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There are some other books that have both formats, but most of them were released just before the transition to all Trade Paberbacks, and then BL reprinted them as TPBs. Or they were written by Dan Abnett and get special editions out the wazoo. But yeah, so far as I know, they haven't released a book in MMPB in years outside of the HH.

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 Mentlegen324 wrote:
Is the Art Book available on the 1st August a limited thing or not? I'm not sure if like the Bookmark and Bookends that's going be another thing that once it's sold out, it's gone.


Almost all the lore/art books are limited, because they are just one print run. They just tend to make a lot of them, but you will be lucky to get a copy a week later. So if you want it, grab it soon.

   
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 Overread wrote:
 Mentlegen324 wrote:
Is the Art Book available on the 1st August a limited thing or not? I'm not sure if like the Bookmark and Bookends that's going be another thing that once it's sold out, it's gone.


Almost all the lore/art books are limited, because they are just one print run. They just tend to make a lot of them, but you will be lucky to get a copy a week later. So if you want it, grab it soon.


Is there any indication of price for the art book? From what I remember there was one for the store anniversary about 2 years ago that was £30 or so, but the Horus Heresy artbook was like £45. I like art books and want it but close £50 would seem a bit much to me when the typical price for non-GW stuff is around £30.
   
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The shipping date for Daemonifuge has stipped to August 7 on Amazon.

Are people who ordered directly getting their copies?

https://smile.amazon.com/Daemonifuge-20th-Anniversary-Warhammer-000/dp/1789990874/ref=pd_ybh_a_34?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=34SW3J64Z9APBQKZG7MD


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Is there any more info on the Black Library art book, I can't find anything on the BL site or Amazon.

Is the name Black Library: The Art of Warhammer 40,000?

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The artbook is probably only going to be sold through GW and BL, so not available anywhere else.

Not sure if already mentioned, but more titles mentioned in the past now have a release date, plus some others I haven't seen before, along with another Primer re-re-release:












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Anyone know if the art book will sold online or only in stores?

 
   
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No good men - it's interesting these stories are set in one city that, as far as I can see, has virtually no mention before.

Maybe it's a setting for Warhammer Crime? Or there's a connected release ?

Not looking forward to the upcoming disappointment that will be Saturday's Black Library releases.
   
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Varagantua is a setting specifically created for Warhammer Crime.

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Ah right, thank you.

Ever since Warhammer community went to the newer layout I seem to miss more stuff.
   
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Brutal Kunnin looks like it could be good. Is Guy Haley putting out good stuff? Also, any word on what will be in the Infantryman’s handbook that was not in the Uplifting Primer?


 BrookM wrote:
Varagantua is a setting specifically created for Warhammer Crime.

I’m pretty sure Varagantua first appeared on a children’s show where he fought against a giant robot scientist who loves children named Octane Ocelot.

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The primer will most likely be the first edition, minus the Damocles Gulf a.k.a. T'au stuff.

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Cannot wait for Brutal Kunnin. I wonder if Infantryman's Handbook will have any new material? Also an advice to any interested in Indomitus - save your money, it is a bad advertisement for a Indomitus box. @Voss gives a better desription here (Spoilers!):
https://www.dakkadakka.com/dakkaforum/posts/list/790349.page
   
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Crime preview: https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/07/27/warhammer-crime-authors-interviewed/

On the audio drama main characters:

WarCom: Who are your main protagonists, and can you tell us a little about them?

Alec: So, we’ve got a ratling sniper named Baggit. He’s the brains of the operation (or at least thinks he is). He’s this fast-talking, charismatic, thieving little git whose self-confidence borders on the delusional. As a sniper, he has a knack for calculating the angles and is always hunting for the next long-shot money-making scheme.

His ogryn pal Clodde survived being shot in the head. It was actually Baggit who shot him, though he insists he didn’t do it on purpose… Anyway, the bullet’s still lodged inside Clodde’s brain, which has altered his thought patterns and left him in a permanent state of Zen-like serenity. He still loves ogryn things like firing guns, blowing stuff up, and punching people into orbit, but he’s very philosophical about it.


And:

WarCom: In one sentence, can you tell us why people should listen to Dredge Runners?

Alec: You’ll hear life in the gutters of a hive world through the eyes of a ratling rogue and an ogryn hooligan who yearns to write poetry about the wonders of high-calibre weaponry.

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Art book preview: https://www.warhammer-community.com/2020/07/28/inside-the-art-of-warhammer-40000/

Saving the best for last it seems




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The Imperium gets enough to warrant seperate sections as factions, but Eldar + Orks + Tau + Necron + Tyranids + others are only combined as a single theme? Having 5 out of 8 (or 6, if the underhive counts) categories dedicated to the Imperium really suggests that there isn't going to be much Xenos stuff in comparison.

I suppose it is an artbook for Black Library novel covers though, and there aren't that many dedicated to Xenos factions.

I'm assuming there's still no indication of price?

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From the Twitch stream today: Next instalment of the Bequin trilogy should be dropping "soon" according to Dan, he's also started work on the last book.

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 BrookM wrote:
From the Twitch stream today: Next instalment of the Bequin trilogy should be dropping "soon" according to Dan, he's also started work on the last book.


As long as they rerelease Pariah too, because that’s a nightmare to get hold of now and I haven’t read it yet. Exciting though!
   
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 BrookM wrote:
From the Twitch stream today: Next instalment of the Bequin trilogy should be dropping "soon" according to Dan, he's also started work on the last book.


Woot!

Though I say that as someone who only picked up the first book two weeks ago and is now only just getting into the last Ravenor book.

   
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Can't wait for more info on You Know Who in that series!!

   
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Just picked up a copy of the Black Library artbook. The cover design is a bit odd but the contents look pretty nice and its quite reasonably priced I think. Still on the fence about the Horus bookends though.

 
   
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I can't decide on the Black Library artbook. I like art books a lot, but the Visions of Heresy artbook is currently £50 from Games Workshop...or £35 from Amazon - so I'm wondering if this new one might end up similarly? Can hobby sites that GW supply get them at a discount like other products?

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 Mentlegen324 wrote:
I can't decide on the Black Library artbook. I like art books a lot, but the Visions of Heresy artbook is currently £50 from Games Workshop...or £35 from Amazon - so I'm wondering if this new one might end up similarly? Can places that stock other GW products get them too (at the usual discount)?

Hmmm, that's a fair point. Ah well, too late for me now! Perhaps the wider appeal of the HH series has meant a larger print run for the Visions of Heresy artbook?

 
   
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Like you I like art books, but GW only ever tends to print them short-term (ergo one bulk print run) and I'm just way too tapped out at present to really justify affording it this week/month.

If it hangs around I'd get it, but I'm not going to be on the front row for it sadly.


Edit - its $85 in New Zealand so that might be around £30 in the UK

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