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VIZ Media Announces Two New Shojo Manga Titles For Year’s End!

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A vampire with a death wish hunting down the only person who can give him what he wants – which is to die; a high school romance between the unlikeliest couple stemming from a long forgotten act of kindness.

One of the joys of manga is that such different premises can and are given equal weight by fans around the world.

VIZ Media is releasing both Bloody Mary (vampire tale, available in December) and Honey So Sweet (the high school romance, available in January 2016) in North America under their Shojo Beat imprint.

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Rage Comics at Its Best: Checking Out the Latest and Famous Rage Comics

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Any short comic that uses pre-made cartoon face or the rage face is known as the rage comic. Usually, this expresses rage or any simple activity. These have spread much way similar to the internet memes along with others that originated through this medium. These have been characterized as the standardized and accepted form of online communication. Famous rage comics were attributed to be mediums for humorizing shared experiences while others were used for teaching English as foreign language. Just check out some rage comics online and let down your funny side.

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VIZ Media Launches Shakespeare-Inspired Requiem Of The Rose King!

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Aya Kanno’s Requiem of the Rose King follows Richard, the third son of York, who believes that, from birth, he is damned to eternal darkness. Based on/inspired by an early draft of William Shakespeare’s Richard III, Kanno’s Richard stands between worlds, between classes, between good and evil.

The first volume of Requiem of the Rose King takes place during the War of the Roses and finds Richard determined that his family should rule – but he has a secret that undo everything he desires.

VIZ Media will launch volume one of Requiem of the Rose King on March 10th. Follow the jump for further details.

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VIZ Media’s Claymore and Rosario + Vampire Get Complete Series Box Sets!

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The of the most popular manga series around – Claymore and Rosario + Vampire are getting complete series box set collections.

Norihiro Yagi’s medieval action saga Claymore’s twenty-seven volume set will also include a booklet of cover images previously unseen in North America.

Akihisa Ikeda’s supernatural high school drama, Rosario + Vampire will include all twenty-four volumes of the run’s two seasons plus an additional original mini-comic.

VIZ Media will release Claymore Complete Manga Box Series Box Set in October, while Rosario + Vampire Complete Manga Series Box Set will follow in November. For further details, follow the jump.

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BOOM! Studios Showers Us With New TPB Collections For Spring!

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For BOOM! Studios, spring means showers of trade paperback collections of some of their hottest titles: Lumberjanes Vol. 1 (above), Bee and PuppyCat Vol. 1, Translucid (complete miniseries), Clockwork Angels (complete miniseries), Thomas Alsop Vol. 1, and Cow Boy Vol. 1: A Boy and His Horse, its first time in softcover.

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The Walking Dead’s Chad Coleman Joins TREADWATER!

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Now that The Walking Dead’s Tyreese has shuffled off this mortal coil, Chad Coleman has moved into a new gig – executive producing TREADWATER, as he mentioned on Talking Dead following Sunday’s premieres of The Walking Dead and Better Call Saul.

What is TREADWATER? It’s an ambitious transmedia production that includes a thirty part graphic novels series (volume one is available on Amazon now), TV series, an interactive web experience and video game.

The situation is that the Euro has crashed and Europe has largely become a war zone as looting, rioting and acts of terrorism abound. In thirty ‘grey zones’ all police and military have pulled out.

The richer-than-god Allen Downes created The Candlelight Program to deal with the chaos. TREADWATER is the name given them by the press. For more, follow the jump (and be sure to check out the extremely well thought out website).

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After Twenty Years: The Legend of Zelda: A Link To The Past Returns!

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The graphic novel The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past is returning to North American stores after an absence of twenty years.

The full-color ooksgraphic novel, by Shotaro Ishinomori, is being published by VIZ Media’s Perfect Square imprint an will be available in May. For more, follow the jump.

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March: Book Two Is Now Available!

March: Book Two is the second volume of the autobiography of John Lewis who gives us  ‘a first-hand experience of milestone events that transformed the nation’ throughout the  Civil Rights Movement.

The critically acclaimed first volume was the first graphic novel to win the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award and is now used in classrooms nationwide. Three major universities ‘have planned their freshman orientations around it.’ It spent forty (40) weeks on the New York Times Bestseller List.

March: Book Two is in stores now. For more, follow the jump.

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Dredd Fans Rejoice! Android 2000 AD App Available!

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This week, fans of Judge Dredd, and other fine 2000 AD comics and graphic novels who use Android-based devices, can avail themselves of the 2000 AD app.

The app can be downloaded through the Google Store making the publisher’s catalogue of classic graphic novels available wherever and however you to read them

Even better, with the new log in system, readers who buy comics in the 2000 AD iPad and Android apps can download copies of them, DRM-free, from the 2000 AD Webshop. For details, follow the jump.

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YU-GI-OH Gets 3-in-1 Omnibus Release From VIZ Media!

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VIZ Media will be releasing the popular YU-GI-OH manga series in the 3-in-1 omnibus format that it first used with Neon Genesis Evangelion.

YU-GI-OH tells the story of tenth-grader Yugi, who has a gift for games – he’s cracked the Millennium Puzzle, an Egyptian artifact containing the spirit of a master gambler from the age of the pharaohs and become Yu-Gi-Oh, the King of Games – challenging evildoers to The Shadow Games.

Beginning February 3rd, the YU-GI-OH 3-in-1 Omnibus series will collect the entire 38-part manga over the course of 13 volumes. For details, follow the jump.

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