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VIZ Media Celebrates The 20th Anniversary of ‘Naruto’

VIZ Media brings the celebrated NARUTO brand to Las Vegas and Licensing Expo 2019.  The beloved ninja action franchise made its debut in 1999 in a manga created by Masashi Kishimoto, revolutionized manga and anime, and continues to captivate millions of fans internationally. NARUTO marks its 20th anniversary in 2020, and VIZ Media kicks …

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Daredevil Wrier Chip Zdarsky Teams Up With Runaways Artists Kris Anka & Matt Wilson For ‘The White Trees’

Image Comics announced that the critically-acclaimed Daredevil writer Chip Zdarsky and beloved Runaways artists Kris Anka and Matt Wilson will team up for a tautly-woven, eye-popping new fantasy miniseries, The White Trees. The series will be comprised of two oversized issues—which will tell a complete story—with the The White Trees #1 hitting shelves this August.  “I’m beyond …

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Square Enix To Launch New English-Language Manga Book Imprint

Final Fantasy XV

Penguin Random House Publisher Services (PRHPS) today announced a multi-year sales and distribution agreement with Square Enix, Inc. (SEA, a US-based subsidiary of Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.) to introduce a new line of English-language manga, novels, and art books, beginning in Fall 2019, across all sales channels worldwide. The …

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UDON Entertainment Announces ‘Sandra On The Rocks Volume 1’

UDON Entertainment announced the release of SANDRA ON THE ROCKS VOLUME 1, a spin-off of the beloved and award-winning webcomic, Ménage à 3! Freckle-faced Sandra is the girl next door striving to become the next top model, but so far her career has been more booth babe than runway walker. …

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Todd McFarlane & Greg Capullo To Draw Historic Spawn #300

Todd McFarlane’s SPAWN character sets the stage for a historic celebration as it breaks the record for the longest-running, creator-owned comic in the world. To mark this momentous occasion, McFarlane has gathered a team of superstars from the comic industry to contribute to this giant sized 72-page book.  The big news for SPAWN #300 …

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Dymamite Signs Fan-Favorite Gail Simone On New Death-Defying ‘Devil Series

Fwoosh! What sound effect does a boomerang make? Find out this August when Dynamite releases THE DEATH-DEFYING ‘DEVIL #1 by Gail Simone and Walter Geovani! The Master of Courage returns! The nearly 80-year-old legendary superhero returns in a miniseries from Eisner-nominated writer Gail Simone (Birds of Prey, Wonder Woman, Domino) and her …

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‘Samurai 8: The Tale Of Hachimaru’ Debuts On Shonen Jump

VIZ Media announces exciting new digital content for SHONEN JUMP with the launch of SAMURAI 8: THE TALE OF HACHIMARU. Chapter 1 is available now for the highly-anticipated series by famed NARUTO creator, Masashi Kishimoto, who teams up with his longtime assistant artist Akira Okubo. SAMURAI 8 debuted in English with a 72-page …

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Sheena Swings into Fans’ Collections With J. Scott Campbell Statue from Dynamite in July

Sheena Statue

Dynamite announces for July 2019 a drop-dead gorgeous statue of Sheena the Jungle Queen, based on the equally impressive cover art by J. Scott Campbell.  Sculpted by Steve Kiwus, the piece stands 10.5 inches tall on a 7.5 inches sturdy base – coming out to 1/6 scale. Sheena is cast …

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Dynamite Produces Limited Vampirella Lithograph To Benefit Fan Favorite Artist Joyce Chin

Vampirella Lithograph

Dynamite announces an exclusive Vampirella lithograph to benefit artist in need Joyce Chin! On the way to C2E2 with her fellow superstar artist partner Art Adams, Joyce suffered a subarachnoid hemorrhage (stroke), exacerbated by a broken ankle from the resulting fall. Thankfully, Chicago’s Presence Resurrection hospital was able to perform surgery …

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VIZ Media Delivers New Anime And Manga Releases For May

Jojo's Big Adventure

VIZ Media announces three new home media and manga publishing titles scheduled for May release.  POKÉMON THE SERIES: SUN & MOON—ULTRA ADVENTURES COMPLETE COLLECTION arrives on Blu-ray and DVD this May. Under license from The Pokémon Company International, the collection includes all 48 episodes from POKÉMON THE SERIES: SUN & …

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