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!