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Viz Media Works With Disney to Release Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker, Frozen 2 Manga

posted on by Crystalyn Hodgkins
Star Wars manga to feature art by Akira Himekawa, Haruichi, Akira Fukaya, more

Viz Media announced at its panel at New York Comic Con on Friday that it is working with Disney to release "manga" about Disney properties.

The company announced it will release a book titled Star Wars: The Legends of Luke Skywalker, which will feature artwork by manga creator duo Akira Himekawa (various The Legend of Zelda manga), Haruichi (Star Wars: Leia Ōjo no Shiren manga), Akira Fukaya (Hakobiya Ken), Takashi Kisaki, and Subaru.

The company also announced it will release a book titled Frozen 2: The Manga, but the company did not provide details on the artist(s) who will work on the book. Both books will will release in early 2020.

Tokyopop has previously released several comics by Japanese artists based on Disney properties, such as The Nightmare Before Christmas, Disney Stitch!, Finding Nemo, and Tangled, among others.

Sources: Viz Media's NYCC Panel, Viz Media's Twitter account, (link 2)

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