CPM Braces for Armageddon

Jun 2nd 2004

For Immediate Release:

CPM PRESS BRACES FOR ARMAGEDDON
In September, CPM Press set to release Armageddon Volume 1, Hard Boiled Angel: Blue Angel II, Couple Volume 2, Slayers: Lina the Teenage Sorceress, Geobreeders Book 2, and Nadesico Book 4 each priced at $9.99 SRP.

New York, NY (June 2, 2004) – CPM Press announced the upcoming September release of Hyun Se Lee's action and adventure dramas Armageddon Volume 1 and Hard Boiled Angel: Blue Angel II; as well as the return of YuMi and Young Ho in Jae Sung Park and Sung Jae Park's romantic comedy Couple Volume 2. Rounding-out September's graphic novel line-up is Slayers: Lina the Teenage Sorceress and the newly re-formatted and re-priced Geobreeders Book 2 and Nadesico Book 4.

Armageddon Volume 1 (manhwa)
Writer and artist: Hyun Se Lee. He-Sung has dreams of the Earth being destroyed by alien invasions. In these dreams, he is a motorcycle-riding warrior, the Earth's last defense against the alien armada. By his side is a beautiful armor-clad woman with strange powers and futuristic weaponry. But these are just dreams, and dreams don't mean anything…right?

Size:

5” x 7.375”

Pages:

192 pages, b&w

Rating:

13UP

Genre:

Action/Adventure

Catalog #:

CMX 65401G

ISBN#:

1-58664-909-4

Pre-order date:

August 16, 2004

Street date:

September 1, 2004

SRP:

$9.99

 

Hard Boiled Angel: Blue Angel II (manhwa)
Writer and artist: Hyun Se Lee. Detective Jiran Ha is a hard-hitting female cop in a city filled with crime and corruption. Dealing with mistaken identities and investigating strange murders are everyday tasks that seem almost mundane to this cop who's seen it all. But when a criminal from Jiran's past escapes from prison intent on revenge, she faces the decision of a lifetime: sacrifice her own life to stop him or let dozens of innocent people die.

Size:

5” x 7.375”

Pages:

328 pages, b&w

Rating:

16UP

Genre:

Action/Adventure/Detective/Mystery

Catalog #:

CMX 65502G

ISBN#:

1-58664-939-6

Pre-order date:

August 16, 2004

Street date:

September 8, 2004

SRP:

$9.99


Couple Volume 2 (manhwa)
Writer: Jae Sung Park, artist: Sung Jae Park. "What's the big deal about living together," Young Ho Han thought. Ever since the sweet and innocent country girl YuMi Yu moved in with him, Young Ho's life has been a swirling mass of conflicting emotions. Are they just friends? Are they like brother and sister? Could their relationship turn into something else???

Size:

5” x 7.375”

Pages:

200 pages, b&w

Rating:

13UP

Genre:

Comedy/Romance

Catalog #:

CMX 65902G

ISBN#:

1-58664-952-3

Pre-order date:

August 16, 2004

Street date:

September 8, 2004

SRP:

$9.99

 

Slayers: Lina the Teenage Sorceress (manga)
Writer: Hajime Kanzaka, artist: Shoko Yoshinaka. All Lina Inverse wanted to do was take a nice relaxing bath at the local hot springs. The next thing she knew a talking bear attacks her, angry demons are after her hide, and she's separated from her faithful companions Gourry, Amelia, and Zelgadis. Worst of all, it seems that the all-powerful Rezo the Red Priest has returned to exact his final revenge on Lina.

Size:

5” x 7.375”

Pages:

176 pages, b&w

Rating:

13UP

Genre:

Action/Adventure Comedy

Catalog #:

CMX 65806G

ISBN#:

1-58664-930-2

Pre-order date:

August 16, 2004

Street date:

September 15, 2004

SRP:

$9.99

 

Geobreeders Book 2 (manga)
Writer and artist: Akihiro Ito. In a white-knuckle boat chase through the waterways of Tokyo, bullets and bikinis fly as the supernatural detectives of Kagura Security find themselves caught in the crossfire between the Phantom Cats and the Japanese Navy. When the smoke clears, only one group will emerge victorious and if it isn't Kagura Security, somebody is going to pay. Newly formatted and re-priced!

Size:

5” x 7.375”

Pages:

216 pages, b&w

Rating:

13UP

Genre:

Action/Adventure Comedy

Catalog #:

CMX 61502MM

ISBN#:

1-58664-946-9

Pre-order date:

August 16, 2004

Street date:

September 15, 2004

SRP:

$9.99

 

Nadesico Book 4 (manga)
Writer and artist: Kia Asamiya. The hapless crew of the Space Battleship Nadesico has journeyed to the planet Jupiter in hopes of rescuing Captain Yurika, but what they don't know is that she may not want to be rescued. Caught between the powerful Earth Federation forces and the mysterious Jupiterians, what began as a rescue mission becomes a battle for survival. All this and more in the exciting final chapter in the Nadesico mythos! Newly formatted and re-priced!

Size:

5” x 7.375”

Pages:

200 pages, b&w

Rating:

13UP

Genre:

Science Fiction

Catalog #:

CMX 62404MM

ISBN#:

1-58664-941-8

Pre-order date:

August 16, 2004

Street date:

September 1, 2004

SRP:

$9.99

Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime in the United States since 1990. The company currently manufactures and distributes three home entertainment lines, each offering anime product for a distinct and discriminating audience: U.S. Manga Corps, Central Park Media and Software Sculptors.  With exclusive rights to hundreds of book, video and music products, the company has become a leader in integrated media, as well as a leading publisher of graphic novels under its CPM Press label.  In addition, the company also distributes a broad array of live action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label. 

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