Adult coloring books are all the rage, and appropriately comics publishers have taken notice and are capitalizing on the trend. Recently DC Comics had a month long coloring book-themed variant cover initiative, and now Archaia is going one step further, publishing the Mouse Guard Coloring Book --- and we’ve got an exclusive preview of some of the illustrations by series creator David Petersen.

If you’ve read any Mouse Guard, you’ll know how intricate and precise Petersen’s detail is on every page, so a fifty-plus page black and white Mouse Guard art book is perfect for coloring book enthusiasts. The Mouse Guard Coloring Book will be released this October, and you can see some of the pages below to get a taste of what the book has to offer. Just remember not to try coloring directly onto your computer or phone screen.


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Here's the full solicitation info:


Mouse Guard Coloring Book
Publisher: Archaia, an imprint of BOOM! Studios
Artist: David Petersen
Cover artist: David Petersen
Release date: October 2016
- Experience David Petersen’s beloved comic series Mouse Guard with this lush coloring book.
- Featuring over 50 black-and-white illustrations showcasing the intricate detail of the environments, cities, and characters from across the Mouse Territories, readers of Mouse Guard and colorists alike can bring this world to life with the vivid colors of their imaginations.
- In Mouse Guard, mice struggle to live safely and prosper amongst harsh conditions and a host of predators. Thus the Mouse Guard was formed: more than just soldiers, they are guides for common mice looking to journey without confrontation from one village to another. They see to their duty with fearless dedication so that they may not simply exist, but truly live.