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CPM April Manga

CPM Press is pleased to announce the release of Comic Party Book 1-Party Time! which is the only anthology series actually drawn by independent manga artists and gives the reader a glimpse into the madness and mayhem involved in becoming a manga-ka (manga artist). The other April releases include, Treasure Hunter Book 1, an action and adventure story from the creator of the popular Alien Nine series and the newly reformatted and re-priced fantasy adventure Dark Angel Book 2 from revered artist Kia Asamiya. All graphic novels will be available at $9.99 (SRP) in April.

Writers and artists: Hakone Odawara, Seneka Wakujyu, Hitomi Umemoto, et al. Can a group of young, borderline-talented artists churn out their independent comics before the big festival? Will they ever have a hit? And more importantly, what yaoi couple will they draw?

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 168 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Comedy
Catalog #: CMX 65301G
ISBN #: 1-58664-918-3
Pre-order date: March 15, 2004
Street date: April 14, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Story and art by Hitoshi Tomizawa, creator of the Alien Nine series.

Jubei lives for adventure. When he is hired by a mysterious woman to retrieve a mystical food that grants eternal youth. Jubei thinks it's a simple job until he finds out the secret of the special ingredient. Follow the action packed adventures of Jubei…the treasure hunter!

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 200 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Action/Adventure
Catalog #: CMX 65101G
ISBN #: 1-58664-921-3
Pre-order date: March 15, 2004
Street date: April 7, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Original story and art by Kia Asamiya, artist of Uncanny X-Men and Batman: Child of Dreams. Dark must face three great challenges that will confirm him as a Phantom Saint: a skilled human martial arts opponent, a magical demon, and a rite of passage in the Underworld. Dark Angel Book 2 is scheduled to be re-released in the popular smaller format and at a reduced price.

Size: 5” x 7.375”
Pages: 224 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Fantasy
Catalog #: CMX 62302MM
ISBN #: 1-58664-926-4
Pre-order date: March 15, 2004
Street date: April 21, 2004
SRP: $9.99

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