We’ll have a more complete posting about this next week, but for now, here’s a few highlights from today’s UDON 2014 panel at Comic-Con International in San Diego. We hope you’re as excited by these announcements as we are!!
We’re continuing our commitment to the Street Fighter comics series with our new hardcover editions and we’re thrilled to announce that Super Street Fighter V2 is almost complete!
In addition to our hardcover comics, we have a special hardcover edition of the Street Fighter World Warrior Encyclopedia that will coming next year! This classic title has been sold out for over a year now, and we’ll be reprinting in an oversized format that matches our graphic novels! We’ve also updated the content for Ultra and included brand new artwork!
On a related CAPCOM note, we’ve also announced a North American version of The Art of Phoenix Wright Ace Attorney: Dual Destinies!! This is one of our top fan requests and loaded with amazing artwork. Coming 2015!
Speaking of fan demand, we’re beyond thrilled to announce that UDON has secured the rights for the English-language edition of the Kill la Kill manga!! Another title to look forward to in 2015!!
And on the topic of manga, we announced the next three titles in our Manga Classics line, which has been selling like gangbusters at Comic-Con!
– The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
– Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
– Emma by Jane Austen
Two new titles appearing in December 2014:
– Katamari Volume 1 the collected ShiftyLook comic by Alex Culang and Raynato Castro!
– Makeshift Miracle Volume 2: The Boy Who Stole Everything by Jim Zub and Shun Hong Chan!
Record of Agarest War: Heroines Visual Book and Record of Agarest War 2: Heroines Visual Book!
Shining Blade and Ark, featuring the amazing work of Tony Taka! This title collections the artwork of the Shining Blade and Shining Ark games, and is UDON’s forth title in the Shining series!
Yu-Gi-Oh Dual Art collects the artwork of Takahashi Kazuki from the Yu-Gi-Oh series, including card art, personal illustrations, manga illustrations and more!
Osamu Tezuka art books!!! Osamu Tezuka Anime Character Sketchbook is an unprecedented look into the sketchbook drawings and designs of this master artist; Osamu Tezuka Anime Character Illustrations is a unique collection of character model sheets and animations spanning his impressive body of work.
UDON will be producing an English-language version of the Professor Layton Official Fanbook, published by Level 5 and QBIST in Japan!
Gungnir Official Art Chronicle is based on an epic Norse-inspired JRPG and is part of the “Dept. of Heaven” series!
Border Break Artworks, UDON’s first full-on mecha art book! Chock full of schematics, sketches, pilot designs and background materials!
And last but certainly not least….
The ink is still drying on this one, folks, but UDON is over the moon to announce that we’ll be bringing out a series of Robotech/Macross art books! More details to come soon, promise!!
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