Street Fighter IV: Wages of Sin HC Edition – Now Available (C. Viper Prologue Story!)



SFIV-Vol1-CoverStreet Fighter IV: Wages of Sin HC Edition
Now available!

Continuing our previews of Street Fighter IV: Wages of Sin, check out this short prologue featuring SFIV’s new character C.VIPER under the cut! And make sure to purchase your copy of SFIV: Wages of Sin HC wherever great graphic novels are sold!

Street Fighter IV: Wages of Sin HC
Cover artist: James Ghio. Writer: Ken Siu-Chong. Pencils: Joe Ng. Inks: Crystal Reid. Colors: Espen Grundetjern. Letters: Marshall Dillon
Backups by Ken Siu-Chong, Matt Moylan, Jim Zub, Joe Ng, Chris Stevens, Eric Vedder, Bob Strang, Takeshi Miyazawa, and more.

Price (U.S.): $34.99
ISBN: 1-927925-14-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-14-0
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 152, Color
Size: 8.25? x 11.25?

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Page 001. ©Index Corporation 1996,2011 Produced by ATLUS

UDON Entertainment is the publisher of many great original and translated art books, manga, and graphic novels, including the smash-hit art books based on the Persona series of video games! Following on the successful releases of Shigenori Soejima: Design Works, Persona 3: Official Design Works, and Persona 4: Official Design Works, UDON is proud to announce today’s debut of the English edition of Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works.

Cover Image. ©Index Corporation 1996,2011 Produced by ATLUS

This is one of the most-requested art books in our company’s history, and given the instant-classic status of this fighting game, its release to comic book stores across North America today is the moment that thousands of fans have been waiting for! UDON encourages fans who want it today to check with their local comic shop to make sure they got copies, and to check for the comic store nearest them. (This book will be available through traditional booksellers in the next 7-14 days).

Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works is filled to the brim with amazing content! On top of the gorgeous illustrations and character designs found in all of UDON’s Persona art books, this volume also features a huge amount of story and development material, including animation storyboards, backgrounds, and more! Also included are two different behind the scenes interviews, offering unprecidented insight into all of the characters and the story character designs, interviews and story & background info on all of the characters in ‘Persona 4 Arena’ (or as it’s known in Japanese: Persona 4: The Ultimate in Mayonaka Arena)!

Packed tight with art, story and development material, and behind-the-scenes looks at this game, this is a MUST-BUY for fans of the Persona series, and Atlus games in general!

Keep reading for a 12 page preview of Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works, or just run out to the comic book shop today to pick up your copy!

Persona 4 Arena: Official Design Works
Featuring the art of Shigenori Soejima!

Fight and survive, heading towards the one throne waiting at the end in Persona 4 Arena! The fighting game spin-off to the legendary Persona 4 RPG is an instant classic! Now this spectacular art book collects the artwork behind the landmark title, including character designs, rough sketches, storyboards and pinups. All this plus character profiles, story summaries, creator interviews and more!

Now Available
Price: $39.99

ISBN: 1-926778-81-2
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-81-5

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 176 Pages, Colour
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″

©Index Corporation 1996,2011 Produced by ATLUS


Read STREET FIGHTER ORIGINS: AKUMA, Chapter 1, online at Comics Alliance!


Street Fighter fans! You’ve been begging for a preview of UDON’s long, long, LONG-awaited STREET FIGHTER ORIGINS: AKUMA original graphic novel, and it’s here! You can read the complete first chapter of this amazing new graphic novel online now, at!


In stores today! Sengoku Basara Samurai Legends Volume 2 (manga)

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SengokuBasara-SamuraiLegendsVol2The thrilling conclusion to the Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends series! All-out war has erupted, as the warlords of Japan meet each other face to face on the field of battle. As great clans fall, others rise to seek dominion over all of Japan! Sengoku Basara takes real Japanese historical events and figures, and makes them larger than life with dynamic character designs and all-out action.

  • Sengoku Basara is one of gaming giant Capcom’s most popular franchises in Japan, spawning animated series, books, toys, and more!
  • The Sengoku Basara game series has been released for the Sony Playstation 2, Playstation 3, and Nintendo Wii!
  • UDON recently released a stunning art and design book from this series, Sengoku Basara: Samurai Heroes: Official Complete Works.

Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends Volume 2
By Yak Haibara

Price (U.S.): $19.99
ISBN: 1-926778-59-6
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-59-4
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 424, Partial Color (8 pages)
Size: 5.75″ wide X 8.25″ long

Release Notes: This series was originally released as 4 volumes in Japan, and is combined into two double volumes. This volume collects volume 3 and 4 of the original series. This is an adaptation of the second Sengoku Basara video game, which was not released in North America. It is UDON’s opinion that this is a great samurai/historical story that stands on its own, and it isn’t necessary to be a fan of the series to enjoy it.

Check this whopping 10 page preview of Sengoku Basara: Samurai Legends! See a full preview at Facebook:


Shigenori Soejima Art Works: 6 Page Preview!

Shigenori Soejima Art Works Cover

Are you a fan of Persona 3? Persona 4? Have you discovered the amazing art and character design of Shigenori Soejima? Then have we got news for you! Our highly-anticipated, long-awaited art book featuring the fabulous art of Soejima-sensei will be available in better comic book stores everywhere on Wednesday December 7th! Amazon/B&N/Bookstore orders should be available in the next few weeks.

Packed to the gills with amazing art from Persona 3 & Persona 4 as well as other amazing pieces from throughout Soejima-Sensei’s career! This book includes process work (pencils/inks) for a selection of pages, and an English translation of the most recent interview with Soejima-Sensei about his art, life, and career! It’s an amazing collection that no fan should be without!

UDON is proud to present an exclusive, 6 page preview from Shigenori Soejima Art Works right here! Include s the first page of the interview! Rush out to comic book stores tomorrow to get the whole thing!

To find a comic book store in your area, visit or (in the U.S. and Canada) call 1-888-COMIC-BOOK.





It’s STREET FIGHTER IV & SUPER STREET FIGHTER IV: OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS! That’s a mouthful and a half, but that’s just how big… and amazing… this new art book is! Containing all of the the official artwork for Street Fighter IV and Super Street Fighter IV as of September 2011, this includes all the original character designs, finished promotional art, the alt-costumes, and tons more! Includes commentary by SFIV producer Yoshinori Ono and SFIV character designer Ikeno! Includes additional material created after the Japanese edition of this book!

This artbook can be found in better comic book stores everywhere as of November 30th, 2011. To find a comic book store in your area, visit the Comic Shop Locator Service at

Amazon, B&N, and Bookstore customers should expect books to start shipping within the next two weeks.

Check out this amazing 5 page preview of Street Fighter IV & Super Street Fighter IV: Official Complete Works:

Fighting game fans have praised Street Fighter IV and Super Street Fighter IV for rejuvinating the genre, and now they can go behind the scenes! Character designs, development sketches, promo art, storyboards, and loads of creator commentary. So up-to-date it even includes Dark Ryu, Shin Akuma, and Yun & Yang!