To celebrate the release of A Link Between Worlds, here is an article I wrote on the excellent Legend of Zelda comics printed long ago in Nintendo Power. It’s truly a link to the past!
…sorry, couldn’t resist the pun.
As someone who works a dreary desk job, I will often spend my breaks scouring the internet, looking for interesting sites to pass the time. Earlier this year, I found a fantastic Tumblr blog which serves as an archive of video game magazines. Old Game Magazines features high quality scans of covers and articles from the glory days of print gaming media (read: the 1990s). Over the last few weeks, this Tumblr page has focused on scans from my favorite gaming magazine, Nintendo Power. Along with the extensive strategy guides and fold-out posters that came standard every month, there was a period of time when comics were printed on the pages of this classic publication. These paneled stories were serialized over several issues and were normally tied to the release of a big Nintendo property, such as Super Mario World or Star Fox. Since a direct sequel for the SNES classic is looming…
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