VIZ Media announced they will publish The Art of gen:LOCK from New York Times bestselling author Daniel Wallace. In partnership with Rooster Teeth, the hardcover companion to the series gives fans a detailed look at the mecha series.
The Art of gen:LOCK will release on October 12 for $30.00 at all major retailers, including Amazon. The 160-page book will offer an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at the show, including concept sketches; beautiful full-color artwork; insightful commentary from artists, animators, producers, and writers; and notes about the development of the series that won’t be found anywhere else.
Originating in 2016, the book will unravel the many layers of creative decisions in the development of characters, technology, weapons, and environments. Fans will discover these decisions resulted in a perfect balance of stylization and sci-fi realism.
“Rooster Teeth has some of the most passionate and dedicated animation fans,” said Ryan P. Hall, Head of Rooster Teeth Studios & executive producer of the series. “The Art of gen:LOCK is meant to give back to the fans and explore the gen:LOCK universe in ways beyond what we see on-screen.”
gen:LOCK is an animated series with season 2 preparing to launch on HBO Max in the fall. The voice acting cast includes Julian Chase and Michael B. Jordan, so you know it’s good.
We’ll keep you updated on future releases from VIZ Media.
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