Are you destined for greatness? HBO's Game of Thrones tarot cards will be available to purchase very soon, and SDCC 2017 con-goers will be able to preview the cards in advance at the convention starting today, July 19th:
Press Release: San Francisco, CA―July 14, 2017― While fans can’t predict what’s in store for the final two seasons of the HBO mega-hit television show Game of Thrones®, all-new GAME OF THRONES® TAROT cards are coming soon to provide unlimited hours of amusement and insight while melding the tradition of tarot with the archetypes of Game of Thrones. 2017 Comic-Con attendees will get a chance to preview the deck months in advance at the Chronicle Books booth (#1506) during the convention which runs from July 19-23 in San Diego, CA.
This deluxe boxed set houses a beautifully rendered and wholly original tarot deck. Each card, from the Major Arcana to the Cups, Coins, Spears, and Swords of the Minor Arcana, offers a rich and meaningful art experience. Game of Thrones fans will pore over a treasure trove of much-loved characters, scenes, and stories depicted in a style both surprising and true to the world of Westeros. An accompanying hardcover booklet explains the symbolism of each card and various ways to use them in a tarot reading.
According to the deck’s author, Liz Dean, this epic story is a perfect fit for tarot, “Archetypes are the foundation of every great tale—and Game of Thrones is an outstanding story, a rich weave…From the icy landscapes beyond the Wall to the hot deserts of Dorne, the world of Game of Thrones is replete with symbolism: an abundant source for a new tarot deck.”
The GAME OF THRONES TAROT is a gorgeous, enduring gift for fans who want to continue to experience the magic of Westeros.
About the Deck
Game of Thrones® Tarot
By Liz Dean, illustrations by Craig Coss
$24.95 US, £21.99 UK, ISBN: 978-1-4521-6434-2
Box with hinged lid, 7 x 6 x1 ¾ in,
78 full-color tarot cards, 100-page hardcover booklet
About the Authors
LIZ DEAN is a tarot practitioner of thirty years’ standing and the author of four tarot decks and ten books, including The Ultimate Guide to Tarot and The Art of Tarot. She lives in Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK.
CRAIG COSS is an award-winning San Francisco Bay Area fine artist, illustrator, and storyteller with an MFA in Visual Narrative from the School of Visual Arts. He’s the author of The Goddess Coloring Book: Traditional Images to Contemplate & Color.
About Chronicle Books
One of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the U.S., Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and over the years has developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books. Recognized as one of the 50 best small companies to work for in the U.S. (and the only independent publisher to receive this award), the company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format, maintaining a list that includes much admired illustrated books and gift products in design, art, architecture, photography, food, lifestyle, pop culture, and acclaimed children’s titles. Chronicle Books’ objective is to create and distribute exceptional publishing that’s instantly recognizable for its spirit, creativity, and value. For more information about Chronicle Books, visitwww.chroniclebooks.com.
About HBO Global Licensing
HBO Global Licensing officially licenses the HBO® brand for the development and merchandising of innovative product lines inspired by the network's award-winning programming. With products created around hit series like Game of Thrones® and Silicon Valley® as well as classic series like The Sopranos®, Sex and the City®, True Blood® and Entourage, items include fashion apparel, figures, jewelry, digital and CD soundtracks, prop and costume replicas, games, books, and beverages, as well as exclusive, premium collections in partnership with upscale, designer brands. Merchandise can be purchased in retail stores nationwide, at http://store.hbo.com, and at the groundbreaking HBO retail hub, the HBO Shop®, located at 42nd and 6th Avenue in New York City. HBO Global Licensing products are also sold internationally across Europe (www.hboshopeu.com), Asia and Australia.