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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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VIZ Media Opens 2015 With Five New Digital Manga!

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Throughout the month of January, manga fans can look forward to five new series from VIZ Media, as well as updates on seventeen other ongoing titles.

Available now are the shojo series Meteor Prince and Akira Toriyama’s quirky comedy Jaco The Galactic Patrolman.

The one-shot Shirahime-Syo (from CLAMP, the creators of Chobits and Cardcaptor Sakura) will be available on January 13th, while January 20th sees the release of the first volume of Duklyon: Clamp School Defenders – also from CLAMP.

Finally, Volume One the post-apocalyptic cyber-thriller The Third comes out on January 27th.

Among the other titles being released this month are the finales for Jojo’s Bizarre Adventure Part 1: Phantom Blood,  Mouryou Kiden: Legend of the Nymph (Vol. 3), and Mikansei No. 1 (Vol. 2).

For a complete list of VIZ’s January releases, follow the jump.

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Dark Horse To Release The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Limited Edition In 2015!

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Dark Horse is releasing The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Limited Edition in 2015. The  extensive volume comes packaged in a deluxe Castle Grayskull slipcase, with an exclusive foil embossed cover and portfolio print, with commentary written by Tim & Steve Seeley.

The Art of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe Limited Edition will be in comics shops on April 15th and bookstores on April 28th. For more details, follow the jump.

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Jaco The Galactic Patrolman VIZ Media’s First 2015 Release!

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Can a clumsy interstellar cop and a retired time travel scientist become friends and save the world?

That’s the premise of Jaco The Galactic Patrolman, the one-shot manga, from Dragon Ball creator Akira Toriyama, that will be VIZ Media’s first new release – in print and digital – of 2015.

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Naoki Kurosawa’s Espionage Manga Master Keaton Comes To North America!

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Master Keaton, a tale of ‘cold war intrigue and espionage,’ from the creator of Monster and 20th Century Boys, Naoki Urasawa, is getting its first North American release on December 16th.

Taichi Hiraga Keaton, an archeology professor and part-time insurance investigator known for his successful and unorthodox methods of investigation. His day job and his background as a former member of the SAS give him a unique ability to uncover secrets and thwart would-be bad guys.

The 12-volume series has never been published in English until now and each volume will be given the deluxe treatment – including eighteen pages of full color art. Master Keaton will be published quarterly by VIZ Media under the company’s VIZ Signature imprint.

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VIZ Media To Release Horror Collection Manga Fragments of Horror!

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Fragments of Horror – a collection of horror short story manga – will be getting a deluxe hardcover release from VIZ Media under its VIZ Signature imprint.

The stories, by Junji Ito – creator of Gyo and Uzumaki, range from an old wooden mansion that turns on its inhabitants to a dissection class with a most unusual subject to a funeral where the dead are definitely not laid to rest.

Fragments of Horror is planned for a Summer 2015 release. For further details, follow the jump.

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School Is a Killer In VIZ Media’s Assassination Classroom!

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Being an adolescent is tough enough without having to save the world for an alien invader – especially when he’s the best teacher you’ve ever had!

That’s the conundrum facing the students of Assassin Classroom, now available from VIZ Media. For further details, follow the jump.

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Browncoats Rule! Serenity: Leaves On The Wind Hits #1 On NY Times Bestseller List!

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If Firefly and Serenity are your favorite TV show and movie ever, you have probably contributed to Dark Horse’s graphic novel sequel to Serenity – Serenity: Leaves On The Wind – reaching the top of the New York Times Bestseller List.

Written by Zack Whedon and illustrated by George Jeanty, Leaves On The Wind takes up the story soon after the events of Serenity. Supplies are down to almost nothing and Zoe’s giving birth has not gone well – she needs a hospital and the only one close enough is also the facility where River Tam was turned into what she is today. Worse, there are others like her imprisoned in the facility.

Once again, it’s Captain Malcolm Reynolds and his depleted crew – along with some unexpected (and in one case, despised) allies taking on the Alliance. Browncoats rule! Follow the jump for the official press release.

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