Manga Classics Previews Now Available! Pride & Prejudice and Les Miserables!

July 3rd, 2014

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9781927925164_frontHey manga fans! You’ll be happy to know that the complete first chapters of Manga Classics: Les Miserables and Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice are now available to read at the all-new Manga Classics Facebook page, https://www.facebook.com/mangaclassics.

Manga Classics is a brand-new line of books from UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing Limited, which adapts beloved literary classics into authentic manga editions! Manga Classics: Les Miserables and Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice will be available in hardcover, softcover, and digitally on August 27th, 2014.

Preorder now from Comic Book ShopsBarnes & NobleAmazon.comBookDepository.com, and wherever great books are sold!

Reviewers: Manga Classics books available on NetGalley July/August. Review PDFs also available, contact fans@udonentertainment.com.

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Presenting UDON Manga Classics

June 9th, 2014

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UDON Entertainment is proud to present MANGA CLASSICS, its new line of adaptations of literary classics! Experience CLASSIC tales in MANGA format!

Intended for a young adult audience, UDON’s Manga Classics are just as likely to be enjoyed in the readers’ free time as in the classroom. The gripping and intense stories and lush artwork will place them alongside today’s bestselling and popular manga, with strong and accurate adaptations that will please even the toughest teacher or librarian. UDON’s Manga Classics are also a great way for for adult readers to rediscover their favourite classics, or experience them for the first time!

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The first two titles in the UDON Manga Classics line, Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice and Victor Hugo’s Les Miserables will be released in August 2014, with special preview releases at the ALA Annual Conference in Las Vegas June 26th-July 2nd, and Comic-Con International in San Diego July 23rd to 27th.

An UDON Entertainment Product, in association with Morpheus Publishing Limited

About The Books:

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Softcover Edition Cover Art

Les Miserables
By Victor Hugo
Art by SunNeko Lee. Adaptation by Crystal Silvermoon. English Script by Stacy King.

Adapted for stage and screen, loved by millions, Victor Hugo’s classic novel of love & tragedy during the French Revolution is reborn in this fantastic new manga edition! The gorgeous art of SunNeko Lee brings to life the tragic stories of Jean Valjean, Inspector Javert, and the beautiful Fantine, in this epic adaptation of Les Miserables!

UDON’s Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

les_miserables_HC_coverUDON Manga Classics: Les Miserables
Coming August, 2014

HARDCOVER EDITION
(Cover shown right)

Price (U.S.): $24.99
Page Count: 336, Black and White
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long
ISBN: 1-927925-15-0
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-15-7

SOFTCOVER EDITION

Price (U.S.): $19.99
Page Count: 336, Black and White
Size: 5.75? wide X 8.25? long
ISBN: 1-927925-16-9
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-16-4

Available for preorder at Indiebound, and in Comic Book Shops, Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, BookDepository.com, and wherever great books are sold!

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Pride & Prejudice
By Jane Austen
Art by Po Tse. Adaptation by Stacy King. 

Beloved by millions the world over, Pride & Prejudice is delightfully transformed in this bold new manga adaptation. All of the joy, heartache, and romance of Jane Austen’s original, perfectly illuminated by the sumptuous art of manga-ka Po Tse, and faithfully adapted by Stacy E. King.

UDON’s Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

pride_and_prejudice_HC_coverUDON Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice
Coming August, 2014

HARDCOVER EDITION
(Cover shown right)

Price (U.S.): $24.99
Page Count: 376, Black and White
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long
ISBN: 1-927925-17-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-17-1

SOFTCOVER EDITION

Price (U.S.): $19.99
Page Count: 376, Black and White
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long
ISBN: 1-927925-18-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-18-8

Available for preorder at Indiebound, and in Comic Book Shops, Barnes & Noble, Amazon.com, BookDepository.com, and wherever great books are sold!

UDON Free Comic Book Day Books – Now Free on ComiXology!

May 21st, 2014

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We’re happy to report that UDON’s 2014 Free Comic Book Day titles are now available on ComiXology! You can find them in the UDON section https://www.comixology.com/Udon/comics-publisher/48-0.

About UDON’s 2014 Free Comic Book Day Books

Street Fighter#0 2014 – Free Comic Book Day Edition!
Written by Ken Siu-Chong, Jim Zub, and Chris Sarracini. Art by Takeshi Miyazawa, Hanzo Steinbach, and Joe Ng.

Check out a preview: http://www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/1/27/1042?stockItemID=STK634424

SHO-RYU-KEN! UDON’s Street Fighter comics are back, and bigger than ever! Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, and all of the hadoken-hurling action you love graces the pages of this oversized new comic book! Developed specially for Free Comic Book Day, this issue includes brand-new stories for hardcore Street Fighter fans, and a stand-alone chapter from Street Fighter Origins: Akuma-the perfect introduction for newcomers to the Street Fighter universe!

Like the freebie? Get UDON’s Street Fighter Graphic Novels and Art Books now! Available in Comic Shops, at Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, and Digitally at ComiXology

UDON Manga Classics: Les Misrables: The Fall of Fantine – FCBD Edition
Written by Victor Hugo. Adapted by Crystal Chan, Stacy King, and TszMei Lee

Check out a preview: http://www.freecomicbookday.com/Home/1/1/27/1042?stockItemID=STK634423

18th Century France-REVOLUTION! The Monarchy has been overthrown, society has collapsed, the people are destitute… and desperate! In 2014 UDON Entertainment will bring Victor Hugo’s classic novel Les Miserables to comics in a bold new graphic novel adaptation! This Free Comic Book Day, learn the story of Fantine, the beautiful, fragile, doomed heroine of Les Miz in this special stand-alone chapter. She will fall into poverty… and worse… and she will find salvation in the deeds of a stranger named Jean Valjean!

As a special bonus, this issue will include a preview of UDON’s next Manga Classics release, Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice! Enjoy the gorgeous shoujo renderings of this amazing work!

Like the freebie? UDON’s Manga Classics Les Miserables and Pride & Prejudice will be available this summer! Pre-order now at Comic Shops, Amazon.com, and Barnes & Noble!

FREE COMIC BOOK DAY IS SATURDAY MAY 3RD!

May 2nd, 2014

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Get Street Fighter #0 and Manga Classics: Les Miserables #0 free!

UDON Entertainment is proud to announce that we will be participating in FREE COMIC BOOK DAY, on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014!

This is UDON’s first time ever participating in the Free Comic Book Day event, and we’re going all-out with two amazing comics that will speak to a wide variety of our comics and manga fans! First up, Street Fighter returns to single-issue comics with the new Street Fighter #0 2014, a collection of brand new Street Fighter stories, and a preview of Street Fighter Origins: Akuma! Then, UDON launches it’s ‘Manga Classics’ line with Les Miserables: The Fall of Fantine, a special self-contained story to whet-your-whistle for our 2014 graphic novel release Les Miserables!

What is Free Comic Book Day? 

Free Comic Book Day is a single day – the first Saturday in May each year – when participating comic book shops across North America and around the world give away comic books absolutely FREE to anyone who comes into their stores. To check to see if a comic book store near you is participating, visit: http://www.freecomicbookday.com/storelocator.

How will I know is the shop near me is carring UDON’s books?
You should go in and check it out! Besides, there will be lots of other great FCBD books available too! Make a whole day of visiting shops in your area.

I don’t have a shop near me! Help!
We will be making our books available digitally through Comixology in a few weeks, and all remaining print copies will be available at UDONstore.com in June.

Tell Me about the books!

Street Fighter #0 2014
Publisher: UDON ENTERTAINMENT CORP
(W) Ken Siu-Chong (A) Joe Ng & Various

SHO-RYU-KEN! UDON’s Street Fighter comics are back, and bigger than ever! Ryu, Ken, Chun-Li, and all of the hadoken-hurling action you love graces the pages of this oversized new comic book! Developed specially for Free Comic Book Day, this issue includes brand-new stories for hardcore Street Fighter fans, and a stand-alone chapter from Street Fighter Origins: Akuma-the perfect introduction for newcomers to the Street Fighter universe!

 

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Publisher: UDON ENTERTAINMENT CORP
(W) Victor Hugo (A/CA) Sunmei Lee

18th Century France-REVOLUTION! The Monarchy has been overthrown, society has collapsed, the people are destitute… and desperate! In 2014 UDON Entertainment will bring Victor Hugo’s classic novel Les Miserables to comics in a bold new graphic novel adaptation! But this Free Comic Book Day, learn the story of Fantine, the beautiful, fragile, doomed heroine of Les Miz in this special stand-alone chapter. She will fall into poverty… and worse… and she will find salvation in the deeds of a stranger named Jean Valjean! This issue will be printed at UDON’s standard manga size of 5.25? x 8.25?, and feature 48 pages of gripping story and brilliant artwork.

As a special bonus, this issue will include a preview of UDON’s next Manga Classics release, Jane Austen’s Pride & Prejudice! Enjoy the gorgeous shoujo renderings of this amazing work!

For more information on FREE COMIC BOOK DAY events and festivities,visit http://www.freecomicbookday.com/

Thanks for reading!

Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice

January 1st, 2012
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Beloved by millions the world over, Pride & Prejudice is delightfully transformed in this bold new manga adaptation. All of the joy, heartache, and romance of Jane Austen’s original, perfectly illuminated by the sumptuous art of manga-ka Po Tse, and faithfully adapted by Stacy E. King.

UDON’s Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

Release date: August 2014

HARDCOVER EDITION

Price (U.S.): $24.99
Page Count: 376, Black and White
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long
ISBN: 1-927925-17-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-17-1

SOFTCOVER EDITION

Price (U.S.): $19.99
Page Count: 376, Black and White
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long
ISBN: 1-927925-18-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-18-8

WHERE TO BUY:
 


Comic Shop Locator Service


amazon.com (USA)

amazon.ca (Canada)


barnesandnoble.com (USA)

bookdepository.com (Worldwide)
 

UDON Store
UDON Store

 

Manga Classics: Les Miserables

January 1st, 2012
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Adapted for stage and screen, loved by millions, Victor Hugo’s classic novel of love & tragedy during the French Revolution is reborn in this fantastic new manga edition! The gorgeous art of TseMei Lee brings to life the tragic stories of Jean Valjean, Inspector Javert, and the beautiful Fantine, in this epic adaptation of Les Miserables!

UDON’s Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

Release date: August 2014

HARDCOVER EDITION

Price (U.S.): $24.99
Page Count: 336, Black and White
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long
ISBN: 1-927925-15-0
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-15-7

SOFTCOVER EDITION

Price (U.S.): $19.99
Page Count: 336, Black and White
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long
ISBN: 1-927925-16-9
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-16-4


WHERE TO BUY:
 


Comic Shop Locator Service


amazon.com (USA)

amazon.ca (Canada)


barnesandnoble.com (USA)

bookdepository.com (Worldwide)
 

UDON Store
UDON Store