In Stores Weds Sep 17: Resident Evil 6 Artworks (14-page preview!)

September 16th, 2014

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Resident Evil 6 Artworks

Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 is one of the most visually stunning entries yet for the long-running series. Resident Evil 6 Artworks collects the imagery and artwork behind this dark thriller, and is chock-full of amazing and gruesome artwork, gorgeous character designs, and much more! Included are character profiles, bonus costume illustrations, 3D models, weapon designs, creature designs, rough concepts, and extensive character commentary on the art direction of the game throughout. Fans of our recent horror-themed books like DMC: Devil May Cry and Dark Souls Design Works will enjoy the great monster and zombie designs

Release date: September 2014
Price (U.S.): $44.99
ISBN: 1-927925-21-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-21-8
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 272, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

Buy it at a Comic Book Store Near You | Buy at Barnes & Noble | Buy at Amazon.com

In Stores Weds Sep 17: Breath of Fire Official Complete Works! (12 Page Preview)

September 16th, 2014

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You demanded it, and we’re thrilled to bring it to you: BREATH OF FIRE: OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS will be released to comic book stores on Wednesday, September 17th, and will be available from other sources shortly thereafter. The subject of a campaign run by BoF fans, UDON was excited to see the support for this project, and we’ve fully translated this book for English-reading audiences!

The classic Breath of Fire series stands out as Capcom’s most acclaimed foray into the fantasy RPG genre. Now, gamers can revisit the many worlds and characters of this beloved franchise through it’s wonderful characters and visuals. Breath of Fire: Official Complete Works collects the artwork of all five games in the the series, including character designs, rough sketches, game covers, pinups, character profiles, creator commentary, and more! This edition will be printed at UDON’s standard art-book size, significantly larger than the previous Japanese edition.

The Breath of Fire video game franchise has been running for over 20 years, seeing releases on the Super Nintendo, Game Boy Advance, and Playstation, Playstation 2, and PSP. Breath of Fire II and Breath of Fire IV are currently available for download on the Wii U e-shop and the Playstation Network respectively.

Thanks to all of the fans for their support and enthusiasm for this project!

Release date: September 17, 2014
Price (U.S.): $39.99
ISBN: 1-927925-20-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-20-1
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 192, Color
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″

Buy it at a Comic Book Store Near You | Buy at Barnes & Noble | Buy at Amazon.com

UDON Bestseller Report for September 16th, 2014!

September 16th, 2014

More shake-ups on the Bestseller list this week, with lots of fan-favorite titles making a comeback after some time away from the top twelve. Keep reading to see who made the cut this week!

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!

les_miserables_sc_cover #1. Manga Classics: Les Miserables SC & HC

Holding the top spot for a second week in a row is Manga Classics: Les Miserables, an original production of UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing! The Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

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!

Check out a preview here!

Hardcover: $24.99, 336 pages, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-15-7
Softcover: $19.99, 336 pages, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-16-4

Buy the hardcover: Find a comic shop near you | Buy from Indiebound | Buy from Barnes & Noble | Buy from Amazon

Buy the softcover edition: Find a comic shop near you | Buy from Indiebound | Buy from Barnes & Noble | Buy from Amazon

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In Stores 9/17: Breath of Fire Official Complete Works, Resident Evil 6 Artworks

September 11th, 2014

Hey UDON fans! Next week will see two brand-new books arrive in comic book stores everywhere, and available from all other booksellers shortly thereafter! On Wednesday, September 17th, look forward to BREATH OF FIRE: OFFICIAL COMPLETE WORKS and RESIDENT EVIL 6: ARTWORKS! Come back on Monday for extended previews of these great projects!

Look for a comic store near you at comicshoplocator.com

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Breath of Fire: Official Complete Works

The classic Breath of Fire series stands out as Capcom’s most acclaimed foray into the fantasy RPG genre. Now, gamers can revisit the many worlds and characters of this beloved franchise through it’s wonderful characters and visuals. Breath of Fire: Official Complete Works collects the artwork of all five games in the the series, including character designs, rough sketches, game covers, pinups, character profiles, creator commentary, and more!

Release date: September 2014
Price (U.S.): $39.99

ISBN: 1-927925-20-7
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-20-1

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 192, Color
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″

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Resident Evil 6 Artworks

Blending action and survival horror, Resident Evil 6 is one of the most visually stunning entries yet for the long-running series. Resident Evil 6 Artworks collects the imagery and artwork behind this dark thriller. Included are character profiles, 3D models, creature designs, rough concepts, creator commentary, and more!

Release date: September 2014
Price (U.S.): $44.99

ISBN: 1-927925-21-5
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-21-8

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 272, Color
Size: 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

UDON Bestseller Report for September 9th, 2014!

September 9th, 2014

This week’s Bestseller report makes it clear that everyone’s got Back-to-School on the brain! Manga gets a big boost across the board, with both classic stories to help with studies and video game adaptions to let fans relax from all that hard work!

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!

les_miserables_sc_cover #1. Manga Classics: Les Miserables SC & HC

Reclaiming the top spot just in time to help all those students with the biggest book on their required reading list is Manga Classics: Les Miserables, an original production of UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing! The Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

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!

Check out a preview here!

Hardcover: $24.99, 336 pages, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-15-7
Softcover: $19.99, 336 pages, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-16-4

Buy the hardcover: Find a comic shop near you | Buy from Indiebound | Buy from Barnes & Noble | Buy from Amazon

Buy the softcover edition: Find a comic shop near you | Buy from Indiebound | Buy from Barnes & Noble | Buy from Amazon

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UDON Bestseller Report for September 2nd, 2014!

September 2nd, 2014

New month, new number one! Wondering which UDON title snagged the top spot for the start of September? Keep reading to find out!!

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. SF25: The Art of Street Fighter

The king of fighting games gets the ultimate art book with SF25: The Art of Street Fighter, collecting over 25 years of Street Fighter artwork! This 448-page behemoth of a book collects pin-ups, character designs, crossover artwork, rare concept art, and more.

SF25 features over 100-pages of new material, including tribute art from top Japanese artists, never-before-collected sketches and game art, and all-new interviews with the people who created the legend that is Street Fighter! (preview here)

A must-have for CAPCOM fanatics, lovers of great video game design, and anyone who wants to celebrate the world’s greatest fighting game!

$59.99, 448 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-19-5

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UDON at PAX Prime this weekend!

August 27th, 2014

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Once again, PAX Prime is upon us, and UDON has an even bigger and better set-up than in past years! Stop by Booth #3808 to check out all our awesome art books, including some VERY limited quantities of our 2014 con exclusives! We’re also back sharing a booth with our good friends at ONI Press, publishers of many fine titles including Scott Pilgrim! 

UDON artists Long Vo, Edwin Huang and Jeffrey “Chamba” Cruz will be at the UDON booth all weekend! The guys will be signing and sketching for fans, and even accepting a limited number of original art commission requests. Get your favorite character drawn by your favorite UDON artist, just for you! Not to mention TONS of fantastic art books, including lots of show debut titles! Be sure to stop by Booth #3808 and say hi!

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Check out these con exclusive titles we’ll have available! Remember, these are limited quantities and available only on a first-come, first-serve basis, so make sure to come by Booth #3808 early if you want one for your collection!

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UDON’s Art of CAPCOM Complete Edition – Comic-Con Exclusive Edition – $100
Featuring an original all-star cast dust jacket cover by UDON superstar Joe Ng, exclusive to Comic-Con International! Collecting over 10 years of UDON’s Capcom artwork in one epic 600-page hardcover volume. UDON’s Art of Capcom: Complete Edition gathers more than 80 UDON artists’ renditions of the cast of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, Mega Man, Strider, and other classic Capcom franchises. Included are comic covers, toy designs, video game sprites, game box art, tribute art, and much more, including over 75 pages of new materials not published before!

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Street Fighter IV – Wages of Sin: Comic-Con Exclusive VS Special Edition – $40
Read the stories from the newest Street Fighter era in Street Fighter IV: Wages of Sin! Includes all new stories and material, never-before-seen!  Comic-Con exclusive features brand-new C.Viper vs Dan dust jacket illustration by James Ghio, with hidden Beach image by Arnold Tsang inside!

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Street Fighter Classics Vol. 2: Comic-Con Exclusive VS Special Edition – $60
The UDON Street Fighter saga continues with Street Fighter Classic Volume 2, now in a sturdy oversized hardcover! This Comic-Con exclusive features brand-new Cammy vs Vega dust jacket illustration by James Ghio, with hidden Beach image by Arnold Tsang inside! Continue your collection of UDON’s Exclusive VS Edition Street Fighter hardcover graphic novels!

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Street Fighter Classics Vol. 3: Comic-Con Exclusive VS Special Edition – $60.00
The UDON Street Fighter saga continues with Street Fighter Classic Volume 3, now in a sturdy oversized hard cover! This Comic-Con exclusive features brand-new Chun-Li vs M.Bison dust jacket illustration by James Ghio, with a hidden Beach image by Arnold Tsang inside! Continue your collection of UDON’s Exclusive VS Edition Street Fighter hardcover graphic novels!

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But wait, there’s more! UDON will also have a bunch of great books on hand including:

– MM25: Mega Man & Mega Man X Official Complete Works Softcovers
– New releases SF25: The Art of Street Fighter, Hyperdimension Neptunia +Mk2, and Mikucolor: Kei’s Hatsune Miku Illustration Works
– A small selection of 2013 Convention Exclusive Edition Books
– 2014 Calgary Expo Exclusive Reversible Ryu vs. Akuma / Cammy vs. Chun-Li Dust-Jackets
– Over 40 more titles from UDON’s published works, including art books, graphic novels, and manga!

We’ll see you at PAX this weekend!

UDON Bestseller Report for August 26th, 2014!

August 26th, 2014

Another week, another shake-up in the UDON Bestseller Report! Two new titles make the list, but where did they land? Which titles gave up their spot – and which old favorites managed to push their way back onto the rankings after dropping off for a few weeks? Keep reading to find out!

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. Manga Classics: Les Miserables SC & HC

Debuting in the top spot is Manga Classics: Les Miserables, an original production of UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing! The Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

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!

Check out a preview here!

Hardcover: $24.99, 336 pages, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-15-7
Buy the hardcover: Find a comic shop near you | Buy from Indiebound | Buy from Barnes & Noble | Buy from Amazon

Softcover: $19.99, 336 pages, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-16-4
Buy the softcover edition: Find a comic shop near you | Buy from Indiebound | Buy from Barnes & Noble | Buy from Amazon

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

August 22nd, 2014

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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?

Buy it at a Comic Book Store Near You | Buy at Barnes & Noble | Buy at Amazon.com

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

August 19th, 2014

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Now available!

Continuing our previews of Street Fighter IV: Wages of Sin, check out this short prologue featuring SFIV’s new character Rufus 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″

Buy it at a Comic Book Store Near You | Buy at Barnes & Noble | Buy at Amazon.com

 

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UDON Bestseller Report for August 19th, 2014!

August 19th, 2014

More changes this week as a new title roars into the #1 spot and some old favorites battle to hold their places on the bestseller list. Who made the cut? Keep reading to find out!

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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Street Fighter IV: Wages of Sin HC – Now Available (‘Abel’ Prologue Story!)

August 18th, 2014

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Street Fighter IV: Wages Of Sin – Oversized Hard Cover Edition
Now available everywhere!

SFIV-Vol1-CoverPresenting UDON’s official Street Fighter IV prequel comic series, now available for the first time in oversized hardcover format! Newcomers including Crimson Viper, Rufus, Abel, and Seth battle fan favorite characters like Sakura, Dan, Akuma, and more in this amazing, action-packed volume with a main story by Ken Siu-Chong and Joe Ng!

Street Fighter IV: Wages of Sin HC collects the original Street Fighter IV #1-4 in its entirety for the first time, and it also includes never-before-reprinted bonus stories featuring the casts of Street Fighter III, Street Fighter IV, and Final Fight! But wait, there’s more! Debuting in this edition is an all new 6-page Ultra Street Fighter IV story created exclusively for this volume, featuring new character Decapre!

Keep reading below for a prologue to all of the action, in an awesome story featuring Abel and a surprise guest!

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″

Buy it at a Comic Book Store Near You | Buy at Barnes & Noble | Buy at Amazon.com

Street Fighter IV Wages of Sin Preview: Abel 

SF25: The Art of Street Fighter – Now Available (Mega Preview!)

August 14th, 2014

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Now available in comic and book stores everywhere!

Collecting more than a thousand amazing Street Fighter illustrations from across the historic series!

The king of fighting games gets the ultimate art book with SF25: The Art of Street Fighter, collecting over 25 years of Street Fighter artwork! This 448-page behemoth of a book collects pin-ups, character designs, crossover artwork, rare concept art, and more. SF25 features over 100-pages of new material, including tribute art from top Japanese artists, never-before-collected sketches and game art, and all-new interviews with the people who created the legend that is Street Fighter!

SF25: The Art of Street Fighter is now available in comic and book stores, and wherever great books are sold! Check out the extensive preview available below!

SF25: The Art of Street Fighter

Available now!
Price (U.S.): $59.99

ISBN: 1-927925-19-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-19-5

Format: Softcover
Page Count: 448, Color
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″

Find a comic shop near you | Buy at Amazon | Buy at Indiebound | Buy at B&N

UDON Bestseller Report for August 12th, 2014!

August 12th, 2014

Lots of new titles means lots of shake-ups on the UDON Bestseller report this week! Which of our hot new books came out on top? And which fan favorites were able to hang on for another week? Keep reading to find out!

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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UDON Bestseller Report for August 5th, 2014!

August 5th, 2014

Are you ready for this week’s UDON Bestseller Report?!? 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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