MEGA MAN MASTERMIX #2 (Preview)

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Enjoy this special art preview of Mega Man Mastermix #2, arriving in comic shops April 25th.

About the issue:
The Blue Bomber returns to comics through the classic stories of Japanese artist Hitoshi Ariga — available for the first time in color! The scheming Doctor Wily has moved on from corrupting good machines, and instead has created his own batch of eight villainous robots! Mega Man will need a little help from his friends if he hopes survive his first encounter with… The Wily Numbers!

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Mega Man Mastermix #2 
DETAILS: 80pp, Full Color,
MSRP:$7.99

RELEASE DATE: April 2018
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UDON at San Diego Comic Con 2017! Panel Info, Guest &Artist Signing Schedule!

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UDON will be set up at San Diego Comic-Con International, at booth #4529 (at the end of the hall near 20th Century Fox, Artist Alley and Hall H), from Wednesday July 19th through Sunday July 23rd!

So there’s just a ton of info under the cut, so if you don’t want to read the whole thing here are the five most important things to know:

  1. The UDON Booth is #4529! Come see us!
  2. We’re welcoming special guest Yoshinori Ono (Producer of Ultra Street Fighter® IV and Street Fighter®V  ) at the UDON booth on Saturday, July 22nd from 2-3pm.
  3. We have 6 Comic-Con Exclusive items this year, including UDON Collectibles Limited Edition Silver and Gold Metal Card Sets(The Four Kings & The Final Challengers), Monster Hunter Weapon Class Badge Pins (Light & Heavy Weapons), Neon Genesis Evangelion Collector’s Pins(Misato, Ristuko and Pen Pen debut at the show), and a limited edition Gold Foil Ultra Street Fighter 2 Tshirt.  As a special bonus, any purchases at the booth of $40 or more get a free random Limited Edition Series 3 Street Fighter Metal Card. If you purchase a Metal Card Set, you’ll receive a ticket for Yoshinori Ono’s signing where you will have a chance to get another gold card! (while supplies last)  PREORDER YOUR UDON EXCLUSIVES HERE
  4. We will have a gaming panel with a special guest which we will announce soon.
  5. The UDON Publishing and Creative Services Staff will be available all weekend, and we invite business colleagues and media representatives to meet with us! Drop us a line at fans@udonentertainment.com.

Alright, here’s the list:

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UDON at PAX Prime 2016 this weekend September 2nd-5th!

Hey everyone!

UDON is excited to once again be at PAX Prime in Seattle, Washington at the Washington State Convention Center! We’ll be at booth 2832 on the main floor!

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We’ve got some special goods for you this year! Details below:

Persona 4 Mystery Puzzle Pin Boxes(2 pins in each box)

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Debuting at PAX Prime 2016, comes our next set of collectible premium hard enamel pins. Each pin is almost 3 inches in length and width meaning these pins are huge! Collect all 8 Puzzle pins to form a complete image of all of your favorite characters from Person 4!

Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo Character Select Mystery Pin Boxes (2 pins in each box) 

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Our biggest hit from San Diego Comic Con this year, we will have on hand a supply of our Super Street Fighter 2 Turbo Character Select pins with character art based on the famous Character Select Screen from the game. Each one is meticulously crafted and are 1.5″ in length and width, much larger than normal pins! Collect all 16 characters plus their Player 2 alternate colors. And if you’re really lucky, find the secret hidden character AKUMA!

 

 

 

 

 

**We will also have Pin Trading sessions throughout the weekend, so definitely come by the booth 2832 to check that out!**

Street Fighter Unlimited Alternate Covers

Missing some of those hard to find Street Fighter Unlimited alternate covers? We’ll have a small supply of most of them onhand at the show for you completionists! Get them while supplies last!

 

These amazing game creators will join UDON’s own crew of comic, design, and game artists in signing at the UDON booth this year! On hand for PAX 2016 are:

 

Edwin Huang – Street Fighter  Unlimited Comic series, USF4 DLC Costume Designer, Skullkickers, Pop Culture Shock Toy Designer

 

Edwin will be onhand all weekend!

 

 

Jeffrey ‘Chamba’ Cruz – Super Street Fighter Comic Series, USF4 DLC Costume Designer, KidRobot SF Toy Designer, Random Veus 

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Chamba will be onhand all weekend!

 

 

Long Vo  Street Fighter comic series, Street Fighter HD Remix, USF4 DLC Costume Designer & Tatsunoko vs. Capcom™ game artist

 

 

Long will be onhand all weekend!

 

 

Get on the artists’ sketch commission list before they fill up! Each year the artist’s lists fill up within the first few hours of the show, so get there early if you can!


Street Fighter Comic Sketch Covers

We will also have a supply of Street Fighter Unlimited #1 and Cammy Legends #1 Sketch Cover editions that the artists can draw on for you at the show! Once again, get on the artist list early to ensure you get yours!

Anime and Videogame Artbooks

And of course, UDON will also have a variety of your favorite Anime and Videogame artbooks for you to pick up at the show!

SEE YOU AT PAX PRIME THIS WEEKEND! 

 

UDONCOLLECTIBLES.COM is now live!

Were you able to get some of UDON’s new Street Fighter Character Select Collector’s Pins and are missing a character  you wanted? UDONCollectibles.com is here to help!

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UDON Entertainment is proud to launch our new site WWW.UDONCOLLECTIBLES.COM !

At UDONCollectibles.com, you will be able to keep track of all of your favorite UDON Collectibles in one easy and convenient place.

Here is a breakdown of all of the site features:

  • Create an account to store and keep track of all of your favorite UDON Collectibles merchandise
  • Mark the items you own and see what you’re missing from any particular collection.
  • Mark the items you want and see where you can get them(if they are still in circulation).
  • Create Wishlists and send them to friends

To start, you’l be able to manage all of UDON’s Street Fighter and Capcom exclusives from SDCC 2015 and 2016. We’ll start adding other collections as time goes by so check back often!

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Head there now and sign up and please let your other friends who are also fans of UDON merchandise know! We are going to be adding some other awesome features to the site as it grows that you’ll definitely want access to.

 

Back in stock! Okami: Official Complete Works, MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works

BACK IN PRINT! Some of UDON’s Bestselling Books are now available again from all retailers!

– MM25: Mega Man and Mega Man X Official Complete Works (Any minute now!)
– OKAMI Official Complete Works (Available now!)

Both books are back in print, and available from comic book shops, online retailers, and more! Keep reading for a preview of each book!

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Okami: Official Complete Works

Because you demanded it! UDON has gone back to press for a brand new printing of one of its hottest artbook releases ever–Okami: Official Complete Works. This fantastic collection contains 288 full color pages, filled with character and location designs, concept sketches and production notes from the creators giving you an in-depth look at the fantasy world of Okami! A truly inspiring book, translated into English for the first time!

Based on traditional Japanese brush-painting, the visual look and style of Okami has become a fan-favourite and the original game has inspired a sequel, Okamiden, and a recently-released high-definition remake–Okami HD! This book contains all of the amazing artwork for the original Okami game that started it all!

Release date: June 2008 (original), January 2nd, 2013 (reprint)
Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-897376-02-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-897376-02-7

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 288, Color
Size: 8.25? wide X 11.75? long

Buy it at Amazon | Find a comic book store near you

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MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works

At over 430 pages, MM25 is the ultimate Mega Man artwork collection! MM25 collects the complete artwork behind every Mega Man and Mega Man X game, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pinups and much more. This new hardcover edition also features over 100 pages of never-before-published material, plus new tribute art and interviews from the creators behind the blue bomber!

Please note: Diamond erroniously listed this as a hard cover. This is a soft cover book, but there will be a convention-exclusive hard cover released this summer. Details at http://UDONstore.com.

SC, 8×12, 432pgs, FC $59.99

Visit your local comic shop! You can find a comic book store near you at http://www.comicshoplocator.com.

Buy at Amazon.com or BarnesandNoble.com.

 

 

 

UDON Bestseller Report for March 25, 2014!

Welcome to the UDON Bestseller Report for March 25, 2014! This information is gathered and reported to us from comic book stores and other bookstores across the world! Keep reading to find out what UDON’s hottest books are, and where you can buy them!

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#1. Dark Souls Design Works

Fan love for Dark Souls Design Works shows no signs of slowing down as this amazing dark fantasy title claims the top spot on our bestseller list for the fourth week in a row! Even though this book is technically sold out, there are still copies in select stores and you guys are buying them up! Remember that a second printing is on the way in May.

Showcasing the grim and chilling artwork behind the fan-favorite Dark Souls game in a gorgeous hardcover collection, Dark Souls Design Works features key visuals, concept art, character and monster designs, rough sketches, and an exclusive interview with the game’s creators! (preview)

$39.99, 128 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-89-1
Find a comic store near you | Available at Amazon | Available at Barnes & Noble 

monster_hunter_2#2. Monster Hunter Illustrations 2

Continuing to breathe down Dark Souls’ neck for the top spot is Monster Hunter Illustrations 2! This book collects all of the artwork from the third generation of Monster Hunter games (and some from the second generation), including Monster Hunter Tri, Monster Hunter 3 UltimateMonster Hunter Freedom Unite, and Monster Hunter Portable 3rd! Includes character, armor and weapon designs, environment paintings, rough artwork, and extensive commentary by the Monster Hunter teams throughout the book! As a bonus, our version of the book collects the Japanese black-and-white and color Monster Hunter Illustrations 2 books into one massive collection! (preview)

$49.99, 400 pages, Softcover, 11.75″ x 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1926778884
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com  | Buy at Barnes & Noble

Eyes_of_Bayonetta#3. The Eyes of Bayonetta

Another title with strong fan support, The Eyes of Bayonetta holds steady in the #3 position on our bestseller list! This awesome collection of artwork, designs, and commentary also features a full-length DVD documentary about the creation of the Bayonetta game, including exclusive interviews with director Hideki Kamiya and other key figures behind Bayonetta! A must-have for all of the die-hard fans of this amazing character and game!

Check out an extensive preview of The Eyes of Bayonetta!

$49.99, 224 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1926778426
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

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Third time’s the charm for Okami Official Complete Works, which finishes again at #4! Based on traditional Japanese brush painting, the visual look and style of Okami has become a fan favorite. This gorgeous book shows off all of the artwork for the original game!

$39.99, 288 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-897376-02-7
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

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Staying strong at #5 is Monster Hunter Illustrations! UDON reprinted the original, sold-out Monster Hunter Illustrations book to coincide with the release of Monster Hunter Illustrations 2 and fan support for this reprint has been phenomenal. Snag your copy before it sells out again! (preview)

$49.99, 304 pages, 11.75″ x 8.25″, Diamond: DEC101074, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-17-4
Find a comic store near you | Amazon.com  |  BarnesandNoble.com

Mega Man Gigamix Volume 1 cover#6. Mega Man Gigamix Vol. 1

Bouncing up to #6 is Mega Man Gigamix Vol. 1, the first chapter in Mega Man’s most epic adventure ever! The three-volume Gigamix series features every Robot Master from the first eight classic Mega Man games, as well as the Stardroids, Bass, Proto Man, Duo, Drs. Cossack, Light, and Wily, and more! (preview)

$12.95, 224 pages, 5.75? wide X 8.25? long, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-23-5
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

Persona4Cover#7. Persona 4 Official Design Works

Collecting all of Shigenori Soejima’s original art and designs as well as behind-the-scenes material from Atlus’ mega-popular game! (preview)

$39.99, 192 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, Diamond: FEB121165, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-45-7
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

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#8. The Legend of Heroes: The Characters
#9. The Legend of Heroes: The Illustrations

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Back in the charts are these two great collections featuring Falcom’s Legend of Heroes series! Combined, there are over 500 pages of artwork and information about these fan-favorite games contained within!

Illustrations. $44.99, 272 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-91-4
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

Characters. $44.99, 272 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-90-7
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

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#10. The History of Sonic The Hedgehog

Returning to our bestseller list is The History of Sonic the Hedgehog, the ultimate guide to SEGA’s spiky blue speedster! This hefty 300-page volume covers in detail every 2D and 3D Sonic game, plus spinoffs and crossovers. You’ll also find character profiles, promotional artwork, rare concept art, and a detailed look at the origins of the “Blue Blur.” A must-have for any true Sonic fan!

$34.99, 300 pages, 9.25″ x 8.5″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-56-3
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

#11. Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV01 – Hatsune Miku Edition

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Staying on the charts this week is the original Vocaloid herself, Hatsune Miku! Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high fashion to everyday activities, pin-up style pieces, musical performances, and more!

$29.99, 96 pages, 8″ x 11″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778747
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

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Rounding out this week’s chart is one of UDON’s newest releases – Phantom Breaker: Official Visual Works! Collecting the original artwork from the cult-favorite Japanese fighting game “Phantom Breaker,” this stunning collection is chock-full of beautiful pin-ups, detailed character designs, and even an exclusive pull-out poster!

$39.99, 112 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-00-3
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

All items, titles, and characters, TM and © their respective owners. All rights reserved.

 

 

In Stores Today: MM25 SC, Hatsune Miku CV01, CV02

Hey UDON art book fans! It’s a great day to visit your local comic book shop because we’ve got THREE new art books in store today! Hatsune Miku makes her official North American art book debut along with vocaloids Rin and Len, and the gorgeous standard edition of MM25 is unleashed onto the world!

You can find a comic store near you by visiting http://www.comicshoplocator.com/. These books will begin shipping through bookstores and online retailers sometime in the next two weeks.

HATSUNE MIKU GRAPHICS: CHARACTER COLLECTION CV01

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Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku stars in her own character artwork showcase!

CV01 collects more than 40 artists’ spectacular takes on the Vocaloid diva. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to everyday activities, pin-up style pieces to musical performance, and more! Includes commentary from all of the artists in the book, talking about their love for Miku!

This edition has been up-sized from the Japanese edition to the standard UDON artbook size, and now features a great, dynamic foil cover!

This is a must-own for any Hatsune Miku fan!

SC, 8×12, 96pgs, FC $29.99

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Kagamine Rin & Len take center stage in this new Vocaloid character artwork showcase!

CV02 collects more than 35 artists’ unique takes on the singing twins. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from hip fashions to everyday activities, fun beach scenes to musical performance, and more! Includes commentary from all of the artists in the book, talking about their love for Miku!

This edition has been up-sized from the Japanese edition to the standard UDON artbook size, and now features a great, dynamic foil cover!

This is a must-own for any Hatsune Miku fan!

SC, 8×12, 96pgs, FC $34.99

MM25: MEGA MAN & MEGA MAN X OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS
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At over 430 pages, MM25 is the ultimate Mega Man artwork collection! MM25 collects the complete artwork behind every Mega Man and Mega Man X game, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pinups and much more. This new hardcover edition also features over 100 pages of never-before-published material, plus new tribute art and interviews from the creators behind the blue bomber!

Please note: Diamond erroniously listed this as a hard cover. This is a soft cover book, but there will be a convention-exclusive hard cover released this summer. Details at http://UDONstore.com.

SC, 8×12, 432pgs, FC $59.99

 

Happy Birthday Mega Man! Video Game Icon turns 25 in Comic-Con Exclusive Art Book!

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25 YEARS OF MEGA MAN!

 

UDON celebrates with the Comic-Con debut art book
MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works

 

www.UDONentertainment.com – Booth #4529

 

JULY 8th, 2013 —This year at Comic-Con, UDON will be celebrating the 25th Anniversary of legendary video game icon MEGA MAN in style, with the beautiful new art book MM25: MEGA MAN & MEGA MAN X OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS.Chronicling 25 years of the Mega Man series, the book will make its English-language debut at the UDON booth, #4529, in a beautiful Comic-Con exclusive blue laser foil hard cover edition!

MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works is an in-depth chronicle of the amazing art created across 25 years of games in the Mega Man series by the good folks at Capcom! Featuring over 400 pages of official game art, concept designs and sketches, rare pin-ups, and all-new tribute art, this is a stunning art book collection that every fan of the Blue Bomber will want on their shelves. UDON Entertainment has faithfully translated the entire book into English, including production notes, creator comments, and three all-new exclusive interviews with the creators from across the history of the series!

In a Comic-Con Exclusive, UDON Entertainment will debut a very limited, hard-cover edition of MM25 at San Diego Comic-Con International, July 17th-21st. This limited edition will feature high-quality hardcover binding, a beautiful deluxe blue laser foil dust jacket, and special “schematic design” varnishing under the dust jacket! This item will be available from the UDON booth, #4529, on a first-come, first-served basis for $100.

So remember, The UDON Booth #4529 is the place to find the MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works Limited Edition Hard Cover at Comic-Con! 

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To schedule an interview with MM25 English Edition Editor & UDON Associate Editor Ash Paulsen at Comic-Con, contact fans@udonentertainment.com.
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MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works
Limited Edition Blue Laser Foil Hard Cover
Release date: July 17th, 2013
Price US: $100.00
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 432, Color
Size: 8.5″ wide X 12″ long
 

Pre-Order: MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works (8 page preview)

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Hey Mega Man fans! We just wanted to let you know that pre-orders are now open for MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works. You can order this a couple of different ways.

1. Visit your local comic shop! You can find a comic book store near you at http://www.comicshoplocator.com. MM25 is located on page 349 of the June PREVIEWS catalogue, and it has the item code JUN13 1309. Every comic shop has a different way to pre-order books, so talk to your comic shop to find out how to guarantee your copy. The advantage is that comic shops get the books 1-2 weeks before online booksellers!

2. Order online! MM25 is available for preorder at all kinds of sites, including Amazon.com and BarnesandNoble.com.

3. Visit our BUY UDON BOOKS page to see all the ways and places you can find our manga, graphic novels, and art books!

We hope you like the book, and thanks for supporting UDON!

MM25: MEGA MAN & MEGA MAN X OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS
(W/CA) Capcom (A) Keiji Inafune, Hayato Kaji, Various

Release date: August 2013
Price US: $59.99

ISBN-13: 9781926778860
Diamond: JUN13 1309

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 432, Color
Size: 8? wide X 12? long

At over 430 pages, MM25 is the ultimate Mega Man artwork collection! MM25 collects the complete artwork behind every Mega Man and Mega Man X game, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pinups and much more. This new hardcover edition also features over 100 pages of never-before-published material, plus new tribute art and interviews from the creators behind the blue bomber!

 

UDON Diamond Comics Solicitations: JUN13 for August 2013 and beyond

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Diamond Comics PREVIEWS Catalog
For items shipping beginning in August 2013
Find a comic store near you at http://www.comicshoplocator.com/

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(W) Chris Sarracini (A/CA) Joe Ng
He is the world’s most feared martial artist, mentioned only in whispers. Few have dared to challenge him, and even fewer have survived to speak of the nightmare. He is Akuma – Master of the Fist, wielder of the Dark Hado. But he was not always trapped on the path of chaos.Street Fighter Origins: Akuma reveals the secrets of this dark figure’s past for the first time, and shows how a frustrated young man grew into a mad demon.
HC, 8×11, 128pgs, FC $34.95
Projected release date: August 2013


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(W/A/CA) Shin Sasaki
A well-behaved demon is no demon at all! As Mao’s stolen “Hero” title continues to turn him from the schoolyard bad boy into a goody two-shoes, he hatches a new scheme to defeat his overlord Father and rule the Netherworld! But will Evil Academy senior student Salvatore take Mao out before his plans come to fruition?
SC, 6×8, 192pgs, FC $14.95
Projected release date: August 2013


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(W/CA) Capcom (A) Keiji Inafune, Hayato Kaji, Various
At over 430 pages, MM25 is the ultimate Mega Man artwork collection! MM25 collects the complete artwork behind every Mega Man and Mega Man X game, including character art, concept sketches, game covers, rare pinups and much more. This new hardcover edition also features over 100 pages of never-before-published material, plus new tribute art and interviews from the creators behind the blue bomber!
Please note: Diamond erroniously listed this as a hard cover. This is a soft cover book, but there will be a convention-exclusive hard cover released this summer.
SC, 8×12, 432pgs, FC $59.99
Projected release date: August 2013


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Find these UDON Books and many more at your local comic store, beginning in May 2013! Find a comic shop near you at http://www.comicshoplocator.com/.