Comic Blade Ceases Publication, Replaced with Comic Garden Magazine
posted on 2014-07-30 06:30 EDT by Sarah Nelkin
The September issue of Mag Garden's Monthly Comic Blade magazine is announcing on Wednesday that the magazine will cease publication as of the September issue.
The following series from the magazine will continue to be published online at the magazine's new website that will open on September 1, and will be available to read for free monthly:
Sketchbook by Totan Kobako Mahō Tsukai no Yome (Bride of the Mage) by Kore Yamazaki Chichi Kogusa (Father & Child Grass) by Mi Tagawa BaggataWay by Iroha Kohinata Babelheim no Shōnin (The Merchant of Babelheim) by Shōichi Furumi Hitogatana (Human Katana) by Onigunsō Hirameki Hatsume-chan (Epiphany Hatsume-chan) by Daioki Meguraba by kirusu Reincarnation no Kaben (Petals of Reincarnation) by Mikihisa Konishi Rurigaki Yoruko no Yuigon (The Last Request of Yoruko Rurigaki) by Miki Miyashita Rail Wars! - Nihon Kokuyū Tetsudō Kōantai - The Revolver by Takumi Toyoda and Keiji Asakawa Rain by Takumi Yoshino and Megumi Sumikawa Amanchu! by Kozue Amano Psycho-Pass - Kanshikan Kōgami Shinya (Psycho-Pass - Inspector Shinya Kōgami) by Midori Gotō and Natsuo Sai M3 - Sono Kuroki Hagane (M3 the dark metal) by Kazuomi Minatogawa Grisaia no Kajitsu - L'oiseau bleu (The Fruit of Grisaia - Blue Bird) by Junichi Fujisaku and Taka Himeno Shimoneta to Iu Gainen ga Sonzai Shinai Taikutsu na Sekai - Manmaruban (A Boring World in Which the Concept Called 'Inside Jokes' Don't Exist) by by Hirotaka Akagi and Yuzuki N' Sumikko no Sora-san (Sora in the Corner) by Noka Tanaka Sengoku Yōko (Warring States Yōko) by Satoshi Mizukami Petit Hound by Neko Neko Princess Lucia by Kōji Seo Mahō Shōjo Pretty Bell by KAKERU Minami Kamakura Kōkō Joshi Jitensha-bu (Minami Kamakura High School Girls Cycling Club) by Noriyuki Matsumoto Meiji Gasutō Yōmushō Akaneya Yakumo (Meiji Gas Light Demon Dream Yakumo Akaneya) by Kikori Morino
In addition, Mag Garden will begin a new print magazine titled Comic Garden that will be released in Japan on September 1. The magazine will feature such previous serializations from the Beat's manga website including Donten ni Warau Gaiden and Rengoku ni Warau by Kemuri Karakara, Peace Maker Kurogane by Nanae Chrono, Shiina-kun no Torikemo Hyakka by Shiya Tōtsuki, as well as Comic Avarus' Shūten unknown by Shiho Sugiura.
Mag Garden will announce a second round of titles for the new magazine, including an all-new Erementar Gerad (Elemental Gelade) one-shot by Mayumi Azuma starring Cou, Ren, Cisqua, and other characters. Kairi Sorano (Monochrome Factor, Mother Keeper) will also start a new manga series titled Kuroa Chimera in the magazine's premiere issue. The manga will have color pages in its first chapter.
Mag Garden also announced earlier this month that it would be ceasing publication of its Comic Avarus magazine, and would instead have the magazine available online.
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