In that wondrous space where comic books and video games meet, fusing together into one magnificent creation, few titles are as highly regarded as the various Mass Effect series from Dark Horse Comics. Dark Horse does it right, bringing together the lead writer from the actual Mass Effect video games with some of the finest artists around, to continue the adventures of Commander Shepard, Aria T’Loak, The Illusive Man, and many of your favorite characters from the games, plus some new ones that further expand the Mass Effect universe.

Now, in a piece of NYCC news that we have the privilege of bringing you first, Dark Horse has decided to collect these superb sequential space stories into a beautiful oversized hardcover Library Edition! Here’s cover art and the official exclusive announcement:

Dark Horse Comics Mass Effect Library Edition cover art

DARK HORSE TO COLLECT MASS EFFECT IN HARDCOVER LIBRARY EDITION!

NEW YORK, NY – The series that revolutionized video game comics gets the presentation it deserves, in this super deluxe oversized hardcover collecting every Mass Effect comic to date!

 

Created in close collaboration with the creators of the games, including Mass Effect 2 and 3 lead writer Mac Walters, the Mass Effect comics are tightly integrated and essential chapters of gaming’s most acclaimed science fiction epic.

 

This collection includes all four Mass Effect series—Redemption, Evolution, Invasion, and Homeworlds—the short stories from MySpace Dark Horse Presents, USAToday.com, and the Dark Horse digital store, all annotated by the artists and writers who worked on them, as well as an extensive sketchbook of never-before-seen art. A must-own for any Mass Effect fan!

 

The Mass Effect Library Edition is on sale May 22nd, 2013!

Mark your calendars and preorder this beauty wherever fine comics are sold, and be sure to check out the rest of our site for all kinds of awesome NYCC coverage—straight from the convention!