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Ultraman Returns! Son of Ultraman Carries On Family Business!

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For the first time in what seems like forever, Ultraman will be back in the business of obstructing would be alien invaders/kaiju – or rather, his son will be carrying on the name.

The series – written by Eiichi Shimizu with artwork by Tomohiro Shimoguchi – features Shinjiro, son of Shin Hayata, the original Ultraman. Blessed (or cursed) with the ‘Ultraman Factor’ passed on from his father, Shinjiro develops amazing powers just a new threat reveals itself.

VIZ Media is releasing the first volume in the adventures of the new Ultraman on August 18th. For further details, follow the jump.

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VIZ Media Brings Books, Creators and Exclusives to Comic-Con 2015!

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VIZ Media is bringing the creators of the new Ultraman manga – Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi – to comic-Con 2015, along with exclusive copies of Ultraman Vol. 1 (it won’t be in stores until August 18th).

Other plans include panels on Sailor Moon (VIZ is releasing the 200 episode complete Sailor Moon on Blu-ray for the first time), Shonen Jump: Past, Present and Future and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.

VIZ exclusives and/or advance (pre-street) releases for Comic-Con 2015 include, among other things: copies of manga series like My Hero Academia Vol. 1, The Demon Prince of Momichi House Vol. 1, Maid-Sama! 2-in-1 Vol. 1, Tokyo Ghoul Vol. 2, and Ultraman Vol. 1 (available with a collectible Ultraman figure); Sailor Moon R T-shirts, and Doraemon Plush.

For VIZ Media’s complete comic-Con 2015 plans, follow the jump.

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Ultraman Creators Coming to Comic-Con 2015!

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The creators of VIZ Media’s new Ultraman manga series, Eiichi Shimizu and Tomohiro Shimoguchi, will be attending Comic-Con 2015 for their very first international appearance.

They will participate in the VIZ Media Presents Ultraman Panel on Friday, July 10th as well as four autograph signing sessions.

A special Ultraman bundle will be available for $30 at the VIZ Media booth. It will include an Ultraman figure from Japan and an advance copy of Ultraman #1. The new Ultraman series launches on August 18th both in print and digital. For further details follow the jump.

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