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Fanboy Entertainment April 2001 releases

posted on 2001-01-23 22:50 EST
Essence: The Art of Yoshitoshi ABe and other regular titles

Excerpted from the official release by Fanboy
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ESSENCE: The Art of Yoshitoshi ABe
Published by Fanboy Entertainment
Black and White Interiors
Full Color Cover
72 Pages
$7.95

An all new book from Yoshitoshi ABe, one of the creators of the hit anime series Serial Experiments Lain. Award-winning illustrator and designer Yoshitoshi ABe now brings his distinctive artwork to the United States and his fans here!

ESSENCE: The Art of Yoshitoshi ABe is a 72 page perfect bound, prestige format collection spotlighting the best of Yoshitoshi ABe's manga and anime artwork. Written, drawn and designed entirely by Yoshitoshi ABe himself, ESSENCE is an incredibly beautiful collection which puts the work of one of Japan most acclaimed illustrators in the hands of his American fans and followers. His sensitive linework and attention to detail was first seen in Serial Experiments Lain, the hit anime series of last year. Since then, ABe's art has been becoming more readily available, seen on posters, lunchboxes and lithographs, but nevr in print.. until now! Never has there be such a complete collection of the best of his work. ESSENCE will also feature new manga stories, character designs, figure studies, rejected anime and game ideas and designs as well a few surprises ABe has chosen to include for his Western fans. This collection is sure to appeal to everyone as ABe's style has been praised and mimicked by many Western critics and artists as well. See what all the hype is about. This is the true ESSENCE of Japanese art! This book will be printed on high quality #80 Smooth Offset paper and feature glossy UV coated card stock covers at Abe-sensei request. Abe-sensei will be personally overseeing the design and production of ESSENCE. This premium 72 page collection will be a prestige format, perfect bound book. It is the first of several Yoshitoshi ABe comics you will see over the months to come.
Check http://www.fanboyinc.com/essence.jpg for a look at the cover.


Other regular, ongoing titles being released in April are:

SIDEKICKS #3
Story by J. Torres
Art by Takeshi Miyazawa
Published by Fanboy Comics
Black and White Interiors
Full Color Cover
32 Pages
$2.75

MOBIUS KLEIN #4
Story and Art by Kia Asamiya
Published by Fanboy Entertainment
Black and White Interiors
Full Color Cover
32 Pages

SpellBound: The Magic of Love #3
Story and Art by Tomoko Taniguchi
Published by Fanboy Comics
Black and White Interiors
Full Color Cover
32 Pages
$2.95

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