CPM December Graphic Novels

Sep 14th 2004
CPM PRESS SENDS ITS SEASONS GREETINGS WITH A CAST OF MEMORABLE CHARACTERS
In December, CPM Press set to release Hard Boiled Angel: Blue Angel 3, Couple Volume 3, Full House Book 3: Discord, Yongbi the Invincible Book 3, Slayers Super-Explosive Demon Story 7: The Claire Bible, and Geobreeders Book 3 each priced at $9.99 SRP.

New York, NY (September 14, 2004) – CPM Press announced its December graphic novel releases, which include new and old fan favorites. CPM Manhwa's acclaimed series, Hard Boiled Angel: Blue Angel 3 has Detective Ha matching wits with two supernatural serial killers. Also, available in December is the action adventure Yongbi the Invincible Book 3, the popular comedy Couple Volume 3 and the hit romantic drama Full House Book 3: Discord.

CPM Manga spreads holiday cheer with its graphic novel releases, Slayers Super-Explosive Demon Story 7: The Claire Bible and Geobreeders Book 3, which has been newly re-formatted and re-priced.

Hard Boiled Angel: Blue Angel 3
Story and art by: Hyun Se Lee. Detective Jiran Ha is hot on the trail of two serial murderers imbued with superhuman abilities. In order to stop them, she must find a way to mimic their abilities, but when the killers' motives come into question, Jiran must choose between doing her duty and helping them on their quest of ridding the world of criminals. “ Impressive…a powerhouse that can set the standard for other Korean Manhwa." - PopCultureShock.com

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 360 pages, b&w
Rating: 16UP
Genre: Action/Adventure/Detective/Mystery
Catalog #: CMX 65503G
ISBN#: 1-58664-948-5
Pre-order date: November 8, 2004
Street date: December 8, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Couple Volume 3
Story by: Jae Sung Park, art by: Sung Jae Park. Young Ho's neighbor, Moon Yung, is a beautiful but quiet college student. But soon, skeletons begin coming out of the closet, as Young Ho discovers that she works at a bar, is deep in debt, and that his friend Tae Yung has a crush on her. Despite all this, does Young Ho have feelings for Moon Yung as well? "If you're looking to get into manhwa, I definitely recommend this tale." - AnimeOnDVD.com

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 176 pages, b&w
Rating: 16UP
Genre: Comedy/Romance
Catalog #: CMX 65903G
ISBN#: 1-58664-953-1
Pre-order date: November 8, 2004
Street date: December 8, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Full House Book 3: Discord
Story and art by: Soo Yon Won. Just when things were becoming more civil between Elle and Ryder, she catches him in a bold-faced deception that only strengthens the animosity between them. Now, their business agreement may come to an end and if it does, Elle will lose ownership of Full House forever!

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 192 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Romance/Drama
Catalog #: CMX 66503G
ISBN#: 1-58664-972-8
Pre-order date: November 8, 2004
Street date: December 15, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Yongbi the Invincible Book 3
Story by: Jeawoon Yu, art by: Jungwho Moon. Master swordsman Yongbi Bulpe has an ancient amulet that is rumored to have mysterious powers. The only problem is that every thief, warrior, and assassin in the land of Murim also wants it, and will do anything...anything...to get it. Meanwhile, Yongbi's arch-rival, Chun-Zan-Wang-Goo-Hwi, encounters a villain even nastier than he is, the dastardly Zanwul Dae-ma, who's spirit channeling abilities make him a deadly threat to anyone who crosses his path, and he wants Yongbi's amulet, too.

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 200 pages, b&w
Rating: 16UP
Genre: Action/Adventure
Catalog #: CMX 66603G
ISBN#: 1-58664-969-8
Pre-order date: November 8, 2004
Street date: December 15, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Slayers Super-Explosive Demon Story 7: The Claire Bible
Story by: Hajime Kanzaka, art by: Shoko Yoshinaka. The demons hunger for revenge and they want to take it out of the hide of Lina Inverse, everyone's favorite big-mouthed sorceress. What role will Gourry's infamous SWORD OF LIGHT have to play in this scenario? Can Amelia and Zelgadis keep from arguing long enough to actually do some good? All this, plus the mystery of the Claire Bible will be revealed!

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 184 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Action/Adventure/Comedy
Catalog #: CMX 65807G
ISBN#: 1-58664-937-X
Pre-order date: November 8, 2004
Street date: December 1, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Geobreeders Book 3
Story and art by: Akihiro Ito. The Kagura Security Company has earned a well-deserved rest from the bizarre and the unexplained. But where these detectives go, trouble is sure to follow! Newly re-formatted and re-priced!

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 216 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Comedy
Catalog #: CMX 61503MM
ISBN#: 1-58664-949-3
Pre-order date: November 8, 2004
Street date: December 15, 2004
SRP: $9.99



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