UDON Bestseller Report for October 18th, 2014!

October 28th, 2014

Rounding out the month of October is this week’s bestseller report! Check out what your fellow art lovers have been snapping up this week from the extensive UDON catalog!

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. UDON’S Art of Capcom: Complete Edition

Claiming the number one spot for another week in a row is UDON’s biggest book of ALL time! Say hello to the 600+ page UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM: COMPLETE EDITION! This massive hardcover collects all of the artwork from UDON’s Art of Capcom 1 & 2, with over 100 pages of new illustrations! Featuring the worlds of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, and a selection of other CAPCOM properties including Mega Man, Strider, Marvel Vs. Capcom and more, this is a book no UDON fan, no CAPCOM fan, and no video game fan should be without! Preview here!

$79.99, 600+ pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1927925232

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

pride_and_prejudice_sc_cover#2. Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice SC & HC

Moving up one spot is an original production by UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing, Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice! 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. The Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

Check out a preview here!

Hardcover: $24.99, 376 pages, Hardcover, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-17-1
Softcover: $19.99, 376 pages, Softcover, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-18-8

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

les_miserables_sc_cover#3. Manga Classics: Les Miserables

Also moving up a notch on this week’s bestseller report is Manga Classics: Les Miserables! 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

Breath of Fire#4. 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! This edition will be printed at UDON’s standard art-book size, significantly larger than the previous Japanese edition. 12-page preview here!!

$39.99, 192 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-20-1

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

dark_souls_design_works#5. Dark Souls Design Works

The haunting season gives a timely boost to this spooky title, helping to move Dark Souls Design Works into our top five! 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! Design Works also includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes interview with game director Hidetaka Miyazaki and many of the game’s artists, making it a real treat for fans of the game!

In addition to fully and faithfully translating all of the content from the Japanese edition into English, the UDON edition of Dark Souls: Design Works features one of our most deluxe project treatments of all time. Released in a sturdy hardcover, UDON’s edition features a pearlized silver dust jacket, with ultra high-gloss black and silver treatments, making it practically shimmer (with evil) on your bookshelf!

(preview)

$39.99, 128 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-89-1

Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon | Buy at Barnes & Noble

substrataCover#6. Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy

Moving up two spots is Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy, the imaginative collection of dark fantasy design from some of the world’s top video game creators! What happens when over 80 creators from the world’s top video game studios join forces without the constraint of committee design? You get Substrata, a hypothetical Triple-A title driven by artists, for artists. Herein lies their widely varied, unbridled visions! Inside you’ll find character designs, locations, monsters, items, interface designs, and more, all exploring the spectacular dark fantasy world of Substrata.

If you’ve been hesitating on adding Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy to your collection, how about a little feel-good incentive to sweeten the deal? Proceeds from the sale of SUBSTRATA will be donated to Gamers For Good, http://www.gamersforgood.com!

Check out a 25-page preview here!

$44.99, 240 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1927925133
Find a Comic Store Near You – Buy from Barnes & Noble

Okami Official Complete Works cover#7. Okami Official Complete Works

Dropping down to seventh place is the brand-new reprint of Okami Official Complete Works! 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! Okami Official Complete Works has long been one of UDON’s most popular art books; if you haven’t checked it out already, you owe it to your artbook collection to find out what all the fan love is about!

$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

SF25-cover#8. SF25: The Art of Street Fighter

Fighting its way back up the charts is SF25: The Art of Street Fighter! The king of fighting games gets the ultimate art book with over 25 years of Street Fighter artwork collected into a single, mammoth volume! 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)

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

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

Persona4Cover#9. Persona 4 Official Design Works

This awesome book collects all of Shigenori Soejima’s original art and designs as well as behind-the-scenes material from Atlus’ mega-popular game! Persona 4 Official Design Works is packed with hundreds of illustrations, sketches, character designs, landscape paintings, and even more from fan-favorite designer and artist Shigenori Soejima, Persona 4‘s art director and character designer. Soejima goes in-depth on nearly every illustration, with extensive comments on every major character and revealing insight into the background and secondary characters, the creation process, and the game’s setting. To top it all off, this amazing collection ends with a massive 9,000-word interview that details the entire game’s creation from start to finish!

(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

ResidentEvil6-cover#10. 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! 14-page preview here!

$44.99, 272 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-21-8

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

Mega Man Gigamix Volume 1 cover#11. Mega Man Gigamix Vol. 1

Back on the charts after a brief absence 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

HatsuneMiku Vocaloid Art&ComicVOL2_cover#12. Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2

With her amazing North American television debut on Late Night With David Letterman, Hatsune Miku is gaining a whole new range of international fans – and UDON’s art books featuring Miku and her fellow Vocaloids are the perfect place to find out more about this amazing virtual idol! Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2 contains tribute artwork from well-known and upcoming Japanese artists, plus comic strips, album covers, and more! All this, plus three exciting manga short stories featuring Miku and friends.

$39.99, 128 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-83-9
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.

Now Available: The Art of 5th Cell! Featuring Scribblenauts & More! (Preview!)

October 22nd, 2014

 

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The Art of 5th Cell – Now Available!

ArtOf5thCellThe award-winning video games of 5th Cell have captivated video game fans with their innovative mechanics and unique visuals. Whether it’s the endless creative freedom of Scribblenauts, the exciting battles of Lock’s Quest, or the joy of creating your own game world in Drawn to Life, every 5th Cell game is an engaging new experience. Now the wonderful artwork behind these digital worlds has been collected in The Art of 5th Cell!

Inside The Art of 5th Cell, you’ll find character designs, rough sketches, and rare promotional art for tons of great 5th Cell games! Included is material from Scribblenauts, Super Scribblenauts, Scribblenauts Unlimited, Scribblenauts Remix, Lock’s Quest, Drawn To Life, Drawn To Life; The Next Chapter, Hybrid, and Run Roo Run! Also included are unreleased game concepts, commentary from the game creators and studio heads across all of the releases!

Keep reading for an extended preview of this awesome artbook!

The Art of 5th Cell
Release date: October 2014
Price (U.S.): $39.99
ISBN: 1-927925-24-X
ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-24-9
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 168, Color
Size: 8.25? wide X 11.25? long

Buy from AmazonFind a Comic Shop Near You

Check out this Preview!

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UDON Bestseller Report for October 21st, 2014!

October 21st, 2014

As the spooky winds of late October swirl across the land, what could be better for keeping the spirits at bay than curling up with a mug of something warm and a great art book? Check out what your fellow art lovers have been snapping up this week from the extensive UDON catalog!

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. UDON’S Art of Capcom: Complete Edition

Holding strong in the top position is UDON’s biggest book of ALL time is now available! Say hello to the 600+ page UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM: COMPLETE EDITION! This massive hardcover collects all of the artwork from UDON’s Art of Capcom 1 & 2, with over 100 pages of new illustrations! Featuring the worlds of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, and a selection of other CAPCOM properties including Mega Man, Strider, Marvel Vs. Capcom and more, this is a book no UDON fan, no CAPCOM fan, and no video game fan should be without! Preview here!

$79.99, 600+ pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1927925232

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

Breath of Fire#2. 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! This edition will be printed at UDON’s standard art-book size, significantly larger than the previous Japanese edition. 12-page preview here!!

$39.99, 192 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-20-1

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

pride_and_prejudice_sc_cover#3. Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice SC & HC

In third place for yet another week is Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice! 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. The Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

Check out a preview here!

Hardcover: $24.99, 376 pages, Hardcover, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-17-1
Softcover: $19.99, 376 pages, Softcover, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-18-8

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

les_miserables_sc_cover#4. Manga Classics: Les Miserables

Holding steady at #4 on this week’s bestseller report is Manga Classics: Les Miserables, an original production of UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing! 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

Okami Official Complete Works cover#5. Okami Official Complete Works

Moving up the charts to round out our Top Five is the brand-new reprint of Okami Official Complete Works! 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! Okami Official Complete Works has long been one of UDON’s most popular art books; if you haven’t checked it out already, you owe it to your artbook collection to find out what all the fan love is about!

$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

dark_souls_design_works#6. Dark Souls Design Works

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! Design Works also includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes interview with game director Hidetaka Miyazaki and many of the game’s artists, making it a real treat for fans of the game!

In addition to fully and faithfully translating all of the content from the Japanese edition into English, the UDON edition of Dark Souls: Design Works features one of our most deluxe project treatments of all time. Released in a sturdy hardcover, UDON’s edition features a pearlized silver dust jacket, with ultra high-gloss black and silver treatments, making it practically shimmer (with evil) on your bookshelf!

(preview)

$39.99, 128 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-89-1

Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon | Buy at Barnes & Noble

ResidentEvil6-cover#7. 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! 14-page preview here!

$44.99, 272 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-21-8

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

substrataCover#8. Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy

The perfect collection for art, design and animation students who are getting ready to tackle character and layout design classes this semester! What happens when over 80 creators from the world’s top video game studios join forces without the constraint of committee design? You get Substrata, a hypothetical Triple-A title driven by artists, for artists. Herein lies their widely varied, unbridled visions! Inside you’ll find character designs, locations, monsters, items, interface designs, and more, all exploring the spectacular dark fantasy world of Substrata.

If you’ve been hesitating on adding Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy to your collection, how about a little feel-good incentive to sweeten the deal? Proceeds from the sale of SUBSTRATA will be donated to Gamers For Good, http://www.gamersforgood.com!

Check out a 25-page preview here!

$44.99, 240 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1927925133
Find a Comic Store Near You – Buy from Barnes & Noble

SF25-cover#9. 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)

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

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

Persona4Cover#10. Persona 4 Official Design Works

This awesome book collects all of Shigenori Soejima’s original art and designs as well as behind-the-scenes material from Atlus’ mega-popular game! Persona 4 Official Design Works is packed with hundreds of illustrations, sketches, character designs, landscape paintings, and even more from fan-favorite designer and artist Shigenori Soejima, Persona 4‘s art director and character designer. Soejima goes in-depth on nearly every illustration, with extensive comments on every major character and revealing insight into the background and secondary characters, the creation process, and the game’s setting. To top it all off, this amazing collection ends with a massive 9,000-word interview that details the entire game’s creation from start to finish!

(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

Mega Man Gigamix Volume 1 cover#11. Mega Man Gigamix Vol. 1

Back on the charts after a brief absence 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

HatsuneMiku Vocaloid Art&ComicVOL2_cover#12. Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2

With her amazing North American television debut on Late Night With David Letterman, Hatsune Miku is gaining a whole new range of international fans – and UDON’s art books featuring Miku and her fellow Vocaloids are the perfect place to find out more about this amazing virtual idol! Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2 contains tribute artwork from well-known and upcoming Japanese artists, plus comic strips, album covers, and more! All this, plus three exciting manga short stories featuring Miku and friends.

$39.99, 128 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-83-9
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.

UDON Bestseller Report for October 14th, 2014!

October 14th, 2014

With a long-awaited reprint hitting shelves and a major media appearance for one of UDON’s favorite stars, this week’s bestseller report contains some unexpected shake-ups! 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. UDON’S Art of Capcom: Complete Edition

Holding strong in the top position is UDON’s biggest book of ALL time is now available! Say hello to the 600+ page UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM: COMPLETE EDITION! This massive hardcover collects all of the artwork from UDON’s Art of Capcom 1 & 2, with over 100 pages of new illustrations! Featuring the worlds of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, and a selection of other CAPCOM properties including Mega Man, Strider, Marvel Vs. Capcom and more, this is a book no UDON fan, no CAPCOM fan, and no video game fan should be without! Preview here!

$79.99, 600+ pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1927925232

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

Breath of Fire#2. 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! This edition will be printed at UDON’s standard art-book size, significantly larger than the previous Japanese edition. 12-page preview here!!

$39.99, 192 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-20-1

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

pride_and_prejudice_sc_cover#3. Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice SC & HC

In third place yet again is Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice! 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. The Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

Check out a preview here!

Hardcover: $24.99, 376 pages, Hardcover, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-17-1
Softcover: $19.99, 376 pages, Softcover, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-18-8

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

les_miserables_sc_cover#4. Manga Classics: Les Miserables

Holding steady at #4 on this week’s bestseller report is Manga Classics: Les Miserables, an original production of UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing! 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

ResidentEvil6-cover#5. 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! 14-page preview here!

$44.99, 272 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-21-8

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

dark_souls_design_works#6. Dark Souls Design Works

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! Design Works also includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes interview with game director Hidetaka Miyazaki and many of the game’s artists, making it a real treat for fans of the game!

In addition to fully and faithfully translating all of the content from the Japanese edition into English, the UDON edition of Dark Souls: Design Works features one of our most deluxe project treatments of all time. Released in a sturdy hardcover, UDON’s edition features a pearlized silver dust jacket, with ultra high-gloss black and silver treatments, making it practically shimmer (with evil) on your bookshelf!

(preview)

$39.99, 128 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-89-1

Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon | Buy at Barnes & Noble

Okami Official Complete Works cover#7. Okami Official Complete Works

Debuting strong in the #7 spot is the brand-new reprint of Okami Official Complete Works! 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! Okami Official Complete Works has long been one of UDON’s most popular art books; if you haven’t checked it out already, you owe it to your artbook collection to find out what all the fan love is about!

$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

substrataCover#8. Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy

The perfect collection for art, design and animation students who are getting ready to tackle character and layout design classes this semester! What happens when over 80 creators from the world’s top video game studios join forces without the constraint of committee design? You get Substrata, a hypothetical Triple-A title driven by artists, for artists. Herein lies their widely varied, unbridled visions! Inside you’ll find character designs, locations, monsters, items, interface designs, and more, all exploring the spectacular dark fantasy world of Substrata.

If you’ve been hesitating on adding Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy to your collection, how about a little feel-good incentive to sweeten the deal? Proceeds from the sale of SUBSTRATA will be donated to Gamers For Good, http://www.gamersforgood.com!

Check out a 25-page preview here!

$44.99, 240 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1927925133
Find a Comic Store Near You – Buy from Barnes & Noble

Persona4Cover#9. Persona 4 Official Design Works

This awesome book collects all of Shigenori Soejima’s original art and designs as well as behind-the-scenes material from Atlus’ mega-popular game! Persona 4 Official Design Works is packed with hundreds of illustrations, sketches, character designs, landscape paintings, and even more from fan-favorite designer and artist Shigenori Soejima, Persona 4‘s art director and character designer. Soejima goes in-depth on nearly every illustration, with extensive comments on every major character and revealing insight into the background and secondary characters, the creation process, and the game’s setting. To top it all off, this amazing collection ends with a massive 9,000-word interview that details the entire game’s creation from start to finish!

(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


HatsuneMiku Vocaloid Art&ComicVOL2_cover#10. Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2

With her amazing North American television debut last week on Late Night With David Letterman, Hatsune Miku is gaining a whole new range of international fans – and UDON’s art books featuring Miku and her fellow Vocaloids are the perfect place to find out more about this amazing virtual idol! SHatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2 contains tribute artwork from well-known and upcoming Japanese artists, plus comic strips, album covers, and more! All this, plus three exciting manga short stories featuring Miku and friends.

$39.99, 128 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-83-9
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com  | Buy at Barnes & Noble

SF25-cover#11. 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)

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

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

Mega Man Gigamix Volume 1 cover#12. Mega Man Gigamix Vol. 1

Back on the charts after a brief absence 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

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At MIKU EXPO in Los Angeles? Hit up the Kinokuniya Booth for UDON x Hatsune Miku Art Books!

October 11th, 2014

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Hey UDON fans and Hatsune Miku fans!

If you’re heading to Hatsune Miku Expo in Los Angeles this weekend, October 11th and 12th, make sure to drop by the Books Kinokuniya booth as they’ll have ALL of UDON’s Hatsune Miku books available for sale!

Our sincere thanks to Books Kinokuniya for supporting UDON’s Hatsune Miku and Vocaloid projects!

Miku’s a star! Hatsune Miku performed live on Letterman last night!

October 9th, 2014

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Congratulations to Hatsune Miku for her excellent performance on David Letterman last night! Dave seemed pretty chuffed about the whole thing, and the responses across the internet seem to be really positive as well!

Of course we’re thrilled about that, as UDON is one of Miku’s biggest North American supporters! We’ve now published six volumes of material featuring Hatsune Miku and the Vocaloids (seven, if you count PIXIV Alamanac!). We hope that Miku’s fandom continues to grow throughout North America, and we thank all of the Miku fans around the world for their support of our art books!

If you haven’t seen it yet, you can check out the performance embedded below, and keep scrolling to see all of UDON’s Hatsune Miku book releases!

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Kei’s Hatsune Miku Illustration Works

Collecting the artwork of official Vocaloid character illustrator, KEI! Mikucolor collects KEI’s dazzling illustrations of your favorite Vocaloids like Luka, Rin & Len, and of course the supreme musical idol herself – Hatsune Miku! Included are magazine & book illustrations, DVD covers, rare pinups, and exclusive new artwork.

Includes a an amazing flecked sparkle-enhanced cover!

VOTED THE CHAMPION OF THE 2014 ANIME MADNESS TOURNAMENT!

Check out a 14 page preview!

Mikucolor: Kei’s Hatsune Miku Illustration Works
$39.99, 978-1-927925-08-9, Softcover, 128 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″

Buy from Indiebound | Buy from Comic Shops | Buy from Barnes & Noble | Buy from Amazon

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Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 1

Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku and her fellow Vocaloids return in an all-new artwork & story collection! Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Vol.1 collects oodles of wonderful tribute artwork devoted to these virtual idols, including exclusive new pieces from some of the hottest names in manga. All this, plus three exciting manga short stories featuring Miku and friends!

Includes a special metallic cover treatment!

Check out a preview!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 1
$34.99, 978-1-926778-82-2, Softcover, 128 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″

Find a Comic Book Store Near You! | Buy at Amazon.com

Hatsune Miku Graphics:
Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2

In this latest collection, explore the world and phenomenon of Miku and the Vocaloids through illustration, short articles, and comics. Containing official Miku artwork from Kei, tribute artwork from well-known artists and illustrators, as well as album covers, short comic strips, and three exciting manga short stores featuring Miku and friends!

Includes a special metallic cover treatment!

Check out a preview!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2
$39.99, 978-1-926778-83-9, Softcover, 128 pages, 8.25″ x 11.75″

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

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Character Collection CV01 Hatsune Miku Edition

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 a special metallic cover treatment!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV01 – Hatsune Miku Edition
$29.99, 978-1-926778-74-7, Softcover, 96 pages, 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com | Buy at Barnes & Noble

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Character Collection CV02 Kagamine Rin & Len Edition

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 a special metallic cover treatment!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV02: Kagamine Rin & Len Edition
$34.99, 978-1-926778-76-1, Softcover, 96 pages, 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

Buy At Amazon.com

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Character Collection CV03 Megurine Luka Edition

The world’s first bilingual Vocaloid, Megurine Luka, stars in her own character artwork showcase!

CV03 collects more than 35 artists’ wonderful takes on this pink-haired beauty. Over 150 illustrations feature themes from high-fashion to leisurely fun, spicy pin-ups to musical performance, and more!

Includes a special metallic cover treatment!

Hatsune Miku Graphics: Character Collection CV03 Megurine Luka Edition
$34.99, 978-1-926778-76-1, Softcover, 96 pages, 8.25″ X 11.75″

Buy at AMAZON.COM

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Bonus! In 2012, UDON Published one of the first officially licensed North American projects featuring Hatsune Miku, PIXIV ALMANAC!

Featuring over 2 million members, PIXIV is Japan’s ultimate online art community. The web site allows creators to show off their work, share feedback, and grow into even better artists. The PIXIV ALMANAC collects artwork from some of the community’s most talented members, showcasing a variety of colourful anime, manga and cg art styles. Plus, the book also includes many works featuring Japan’s most popular synthetic singing sensation – Hatsune Miku!

Pixiv Almanac
$39.99, 978-1-926778-35-8, Softcover, 258 pages, 8.25″ wide X 11.75″ long

Buy from Amazon | Buy UDON Books

UDON Bestseller Report for October 7th, 2014!

October 7th, 2014

Another new release is shaking up the UDON Bestseller Report 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!

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#1. UDON’S Art of Capcom: Complete Edition

Debuting with a bang at #1, UDON’s biggest book of ALL time is now available! Say hello to the 600+ page UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM: COMPLETE EDITION! This massive hardcover collects all of the artwork from UDON’s Art of Capcom 1 & 2, with over 100 pages of new illustrations! Featuring the worlds of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, and a selection of other CAPCOM properties including Mega Man, Strider, Marvel Vs. Capcom and more, this is a book no UDON fan, no CAPCOM fan, and no video game fan should be without! Preview here!

$79.99, 600+ pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1927925232

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

Breath of Fire#2. 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! This edition will be printed at UDON’s standard art-book size, significantly larger than the previous Japanese edition. 12-page preview here!!

$39.99, 192 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-20-1

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

pride_and_prejudice_sc_cover#3. Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice SC & HC

In third place again is Manga Classics: Pride & Prejudice! 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. The Manga Classics line features classic stories, faithfully adapted and illustrated in manga style, and available in both hardcover and softcover editions.

Check out a preview here!

Hardcover: $24.99, 376 pages, Hardcover, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-17-1
Softcover: $19.99, 376 pages, Softcover, 5.75″ X 8.25″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-18-8

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

les_miserables_sc_cover#4. Manga Classics: Les Miserables

Dropping down to #4 on this week’s bestseller report is Manga Classics: Les Miserables, an original production of UDON Entertainment and Morpheus Publishing! 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

ResidentEvil6-cover#5. 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! 14-page preview here!

$44.99, 272 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-21-8

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

dark_souls_design_works#6. Dark Souls Design Works

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! Design Works also includes an exclusive behind-the-scenes interview with game director Hidetaka Miyazaki and many of the game’s artists, making it a real treat for fans of the game!

In addition to fully and faithfully translating all of the content from the Japanese edition into English, the UDON edition of Dark Souls: Design Works features one of our most deluxe project treatments of all time. Released in a sturdy hardcover, UDON’s edition features a pearlized silver dust jacket, with ultra high-gloss black and silver treatments, making it practically shimmer (with evil) on your bookshelf!

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$39.99, 128 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-89-1

Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon | Buy at Barnes & Noble

substrataCover#7. Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy

The perfect collection for art, design and animation students who are getting ready to tackle character and layout design classes this semester! What happens when over 80 creators from the world’s top video game studios join forces without the constraint of committee design? You get Substrata, a hypothetical Triple-A title driven by artists, for artists. Herein lies their widely varied, unbridled visions! Inside you’ll find character designs, locations, monsters, items, interface designs, and more, all exploring the spectacular dark fantasy world of Substrata.

If you’ve been hesitating on adding Substrata: Open World Dark Fantasy to your collection, how about a little feel-good incentive to sweeten the deal? Proceeds from the sale of SUBSTRATA will be donated to Gamers For Good, http://www.gamersforgood.com!

Check out a 25-page preview here!

$44.99, 240 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1927925133
Find a Comic Store Near You – Buy from Barnes & Noble

SF25-cover#8. 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)

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

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

Persona4Cover#9. Persona 4 Official Design Works

This awesome book collects all of Shigenori Soejima’s original art and designs as well as behind-the-scenes material from Atlus’ mega-popular game! Persona 4 Official Design Works is packed with hundreds of illustrations, sketches, character designs, landscape paintings, and even more from fan-favorite designer and artist Shigenori Soejima, Persona 4‘s art director and character designer. Soejima goes in-depth on nearly every illustration, with extensive comments on every major character and revealing insight into the background and secondary characters, the creation process, and the game’s setting. To top it all off, this amazing collection ends with a massive 9,000-word interview that details the entire game’s creation from start to finish!

(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

DarkstalkersOCW2014-cover#10. Darkstalkers: Official Complete Works

Darkstalkers: Official Complete Works collects the artwork of every Darkstalkers game, including key visuals, character illustrations, promotional artwork, rough concepts, and creator commentary. Also featured are multiple new interviews with the creators behind the series, plus all-new tribute pin-ups from your favorite Capcom artists! This is the ultimate collection of Darkstalkers artwork and history, packed full of beautiful babes, menacing monsters, awesome action, and all the great style you’d expect from the rulers of the night!

Click here to check out a 10-page preview!

$39.99, 224 pages, softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″,
ISBN: 1-927925-04-5

monster_hunter_2#11. Monster Hunter Illustrations 2

Monster Hunter Illustrations 2 showcases 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!

Click here for a 9-page 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

HatsuneMiku Vocaloid Art&ComicVOL2_cover#12. Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2

Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku and her fellow Vocaloids are back in this latest artwork and story collection! Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2 contains tribute artwork from well-known and upcoming Japanese artists, plus comic strips, album covers, and more! All this, plus three exciting manga short stories featuring Miku and friends.

$39.99, 128 pages, Softcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-83-9
Find a comic store near you | Buy at Amazon.com  | Buy at Barnes & Noble

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

October 6th, 2014

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: UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM COMPLETE EDITION!

October 1st, 2014

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Available today! UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM: COMPLETE EDITION!

!ArtofCapcomCE_regularcoverIn comic-stores, book stores, and across the net, UDON’s biggest book of ALL time is now available! Say hello to the 600+ page UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM: COMPLETE EDITION! This massive hardcover collects all of the artwork from UDON’s Art of Capcom 1 & 2, with over 100 pages of new illustrations! Featuring the worlds of Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, and a selection of other CAPCOM properties including Mega Man, Strider, Marvel Vs. Capcom and more, this is a book no UDON fan, no CAPCOM fan, and no video game fan should be without!

Check out this additional 10-page preview of the book, and buy your copy today!

UDON’s Art of Capcom Complete Edition
Available Now!
Price (U.S.): $79.99
ISBN-10: 1927925231
ISBN-13: 978-1927925232
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 600+ Pages, Color
Size: 8.25″ x 11.25″

Buy it now: Comic Shops, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Book Depository

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UDON Bestseller Report for September 30th, 2014!

September 30th, 2014

With two new releases this week, the UDON Bestseller report saw some major shake-ups this time around! Keep reading to find out which titles made the cut!

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!

Breath of Fire

#1. Breath of Fire: Official Complete Works

You demanded it, and we listened! The subject of the most intense, long-running and fantastic fan campaign that UDON has ever experienced, we’re thrilled to finally bring this much-anticipated title to English-language readers – and blown away by the amazing fan support for this title!

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. 12-page preview here!!

$39.99, 192 pages, Hardcover, 8.25″ x 11.75″, ISBN-13: 978-1-927925-20-1

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

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WEDNESDAY: UDON’s biggest art book EVER arrives in stores! UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM: COMPLETE EDITION HC!

September 29th, 2014

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 UDON’s Art of Capcom: Complete Edition 

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 so much more! In addition to being UDON’s biggest book ever (at over 600 pages), UDON’s Art of Capcom: Complete Edition is printed in a sturdy hardcover edition!

UDON’s Art of Capcom: Complete Edition features:

- All of the artwork from UDON’s Art of Capcom Volume 1 and 2!
– Over 75 pages of brand new material not included in previous editions, including a special STRIDER gallery!
– Material from video games: Capcom Fighting Evolution, Super Street Fighter II HD Remix, Tatsunoko VS Capcom, and Marvel VS Capcom (series).
– Massive, 600+ page hardcover tome!
– Comic art, toy designs, sprite artwork, game box art, tribute pieces, and so much more!
– A monument to UDON and Capcom’s decade-long partnership in creating amazing artwork!

Includes Artwork by the following amazing creators:

Adrian Alphona – Kaare Andrews – Joy Ang – Gonzalo Ordóñez Arias – Hitoshi Ariga – Jay Axer – Carlo Barberi – Mark Brooks – J. Scott Campbell – Roberto Campus – Jo Chen – Christine Choi – Alex Chung – Jeffrey Cruz – Steven Cummings – Danimation – Greg Danton – Omar Dogan – Edayan – Gala Ferriere – Ale Garza – James Ghio – Dax Gordine – Keron Grant – Espen Grundetjern – Scott Hepburn – Andrew Hou – Edwin Huang – Ben Huen – Ikeno – Judy Jong – Lou Kang – Hyung-Tae Kim – Herbert Kwan – Salvadaor Larroca – Kevin Lau – Shane Law – Alvin Lee – Mark Lee – Corey Lewis – Warren Louw – Susan Luo – Joe Madureira – Ed McGuiness – Josh Middleton – Alex Milne – Jorge Molina – Matt Moylan – Joe Ng – Dustin Nguyen – Yasuhiro Nightow – Ryan Odagawa – Saejin Oh – Charles Park – Rob Porter – Crystal Reid – Rob Ruffolo – Noi Sackda – Saka – Andy Seto – Shinkiro – Ken Siu-Chong – Hanzo Steinbach – Chris Stevens – Christina Strain – Bob Strang – Ramil Sunga – Lesean Thomas – Sigmund Torre – Arnold Tsang – Eric Vedder – Adam Vehige – Long Vo – Joe Vriens – Chad Walker – Alan Wang – Adam Warren – Emily Warren – Kevin Yan – Gary Yeung – Skottie Young – Jim Zub

KEEP READING FOR A 16 PAGE PREVIEW OF UDON’S ART OF CAPCOM: COMPLETE EDITION! 

UDON’s Art of Capcom Complete Edition

Release date: October 1st, 2014
Price (U.S.): $79.99
ISBN-10: 1927925231
ISBN-13: 978-1927925232
Format: Hardcover
Page Count: 600+ Pages, Color
Size: 8.25″ x 11.25″
Pre-Order it now: Comic Shops, Amazon.com, Barnes & Noble, Book Depository

In Stores Now! Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2 (14 page preview!!)

September 23rd, 2014

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Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2

Hatsune Miku fans, REJOICE! UDON’s sixth translated artbook featuring Superstar Japanese idol Hatsune Miku is now available! UDON Entertainment is proud to present Hatsune Miku Graphics: Vocaloid Comic & Art Volume 2, a new collection of illustrations, behind the scenes material, and comics(!) featuring Miku, Rin & Len, Luka, and friends!

In this latest collection, explore the world and phenomenon of Miku and the Vocaloids through illustration, short articles, and comics. Containing official Miku artwork from Kei, tribute artwork from well-known artists and illustrators, as well as album covers, short comic strips, and three exciting manga short stores featuring Miku and friends!

Now, check out an exclusive 14 page preview of this volume below!

Release date: September 24th, 2014
Price (U.S.): $39.99
ISBN: 1-926778-83-9
ISBN-13: 978-1-926778-83-9
Format: Softcover
Page Count: 128, Partial Color (96 pages)
Size: 8.25″ x 11.75″

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UDON Bestseller Report for September 23rd, 2014!

September 23rd, 2014

The first bestseller list of Fall 2014 sees some dramatic gains for a few older titles and the return of a recent release after a brief absence. Which books 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!

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

Holding the top spot for a third 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

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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

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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″

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