eigoManga Celebrated Mainstream Magazine Release at Tower Records

Oct 29th 2004
EigoMANGA CELEBRATED MAINSTREAM MAGAZINE RELEASE AT TOWER RECORDS STORE

San Francisco, CA - EigoMANGA, a California-based independent comic book publisher and Tower Records produced a successful rock concert for the release of its Japanese-influenced (manga) comic book athology magazine, RUMBLE PAK.

RUMBLE PAK is a monthly manga anthology created by American artists. The magazine is now released and available in media chain stores through out North American such as Tower Records, Barns & Noble, Media Play, Hastings, and Chapters Bookstores. EigoMANGA's RUMBLE PAK joins SHONEN JUMP, a manga anthology produced by industry leading manga publishing company, Viz, LLC. as the only periodical manga magazines circulated to major retail stores nationwide and reaching a mainstream audience.

On Saturday, October 24, Tower Records and EigoMANGA produced a successful rock concert in it's store in San Mateo, California called RUMBLE INVASION. Local EigoMANGA fans turned out the celebrate with EigoMANGA on this day.

EigoMANGA, formly a dot-com business, is making its first mainsteam circulation venture with RUMBLE PAK. RUMBLE PAK Issue #1 was released to comic book stores in Febuary 2004 and developed an underground following. RUMBLE PAK is being re-released to national chainstores to attract a mainstream audience.

“Having RUMBLE PAK released in major retail stores nationwide was a sincere dream of mine for a long time”, says Austin Osueke, publisher of RUMBLE PAK. “And just a couple of years ago, I had no idea on how to break into the industry or the business of comic book publishing. Look at what's happening now, WOW! This is proof that dreams can come true!”

About EigoMANGA:

Founded in August 2000, EigoMANGA is an independent media and publishing company committed to developing, producing, and marketing original American "manga," or Japanese-influenced comic book publications and productions. EigoMANGA initially started as the first ever dot-comic publisher and website; now, its integrated media offerings include comic book publishing, anime-themed television programming, and anime-themed live events. The company is based in San Francisco, California. For more information visit the EigoMANGA website at http://www.EigoMANGA.com.

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