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! 

 

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.

 

 

 

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

 

PREVIEW NIGHT SELL-OUT: MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works Ltd. Ed. HC

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UDON is pleased to announce that it has SOLD-OUT of it’s Comic-Con allocation of MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works on PREVIEW NIGHT. Less than 3 hours after the doors to Comic-Con opened, the last copy was sold.

HOWEVER!

– UDON has held back 10 copies of each day of Comic-Con, which will be available first-come, first-served, when the show opens at 9:30am, at the UDON booth #4529.

– UDON diverted some of its Comic-Con stock to UDONSTORE.com, once we saw just how anticipated this HC was in the larger Mega Man community. A limited number of books will go on sale at http://www.udonstore.com in August, 2013.

All of us at UDON would like to thank all of the fans who dropped by our booth, who bought some great books, and even the folks at home that “fav’d” and “RT’d” our announcements! We had a great night and we appreciate your support!

We’ll be at Comic-Con until Sunday with a full selection of amazing new books and classic UDON titles, hopefully we’ll see you there!

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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! 

PRESS: 
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/

akuma_origins_coverSTREET FIGHTER ORIGINS: AKUMA HC
(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


disgaea_school_of_devils_2_diamondversDISGAEA 3: SCHOOL OF DEVILS VOLUME 2 SC
(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


MM25_cover_diamondversMM25: MEGA MAN & MEGA MAN X OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS
(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/.

 

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!

Release date: August 2013
Price US: $59.99

ISBN: 1-926778-86-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-86-0
Diamond: JUN13 1309

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 432, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

 

Where to buy:


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amazon.com (USA)

amazon.ca (Canada)


barnesandnoble.com (USA)

bookdepository.com (Worldwide)


UDON Store