“His creature fascination and his love of the macabre shine through in this book.” (New York Times)
“This lavishly illustrated book is the ultimate coffee table book for fans of the master Mexican filmmaker.” (Fangoria)
From the Back Cover
An intimate look into one of the most imaginative minds of this century, Guillermo del Toro's Cabinet of Curiosities reproduces the notes, the drawings, the untold creatures, and ideas of things to come that fill del Toro's fabled illustrated notebooks
- This book will be a visual treasure trove for del Toro fans, as readers get a look at reproductions of his actual journal pages, filled with his handwriting, illustrations, notes in Spanish and English, as well as new annotations that add context and clarity.
- Sketches, notes, and inspirations for del Toro's movies Cronos, Blade 2, Hellboy, Hellboy 2, Pan's Labyrinth, and even his upcoming 2013 movie Pacific Rim will be included.
- Co-author Marc Scott Zicree has his own following in the Sci-Fi/Fantasy world, with his Magic Time series and The Twilight Zone Companion remaining favorites among sf/f fans.
- This book includes diary entries and illustrations for the following del Toro movies, both green lit and not:
At the Mountains of Madness (as yet unmade)
The Count of Monte Cristo
The Devil’s Backbone
Don’t be Afraid of the Dark
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