CPM Manga June Releases

Mar 26th 2004
CPM PRESS CHRONICLES WAR STORIES
In July, CPM Manhwa set to release Nambul: War Stories Book 1-Invasion! CPM Manga set to release Comic Party Book 2- Another Round, Treasure Hunter Book 2: Figurehead of Souls and Dark Angel Book 3- all graphic novels will priced at $9.99 (SRP) each.

New York, NY (March 26, 2004) – CPM Press announced its July manhwa release Nambul: War Stories Book 1-Invasion! written and illustrated by the prolific manhwa creator Hyun Se Lee. Countries are going to war with neighboring nations over oil, while horrible acts of violence run rampant through out the streets of Tokyo.

CPM Press' July manga releases include Comic Party Book 2-Another Round which is based on themes and characters from the hit Comic Party TV series and video game; the action and adventure story Treasure Hunter Book 2: Figurehead of Souls and Kia Asamiya's Dark Angel Book 3, which has been re-formatted and re-priced.

Nambul: War Stories Book 1-Invasion!
Story and art by Hyun Se Lee (Hard Boiled Angel). The clouds of war are growing thicker. As the second Middle Eastern war drives the world economy toward another crisis, Japan decides to invade Indonesia in search of a new source of oil. Forces are being deployed, and secret alliances are being made. Worst of all, the leader of the “Korean Dogs” gets caught on film as he murders a Yakuza boss on the streets of Tokyo.


Size: 5" x 7.375"
Pages: 312 pages, b&w
Rating: 16UP
Genre: Military
Catalog#: CMX 65601G
ISBN#: 1-58664-917-5
Pre-order date: June 14, 2004
Street date: July 7, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Comic Party Book 2-Another Round
Story and art by various artists and writers. The Comic Party is almost done, but how far will this group of artists and writers go to make sure they reach their deadline? More madcap adventures of independent artists and the graphic novels they create.


Size: 5" x 7.375"
Pages: 168 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Comedy
Catalog#: CMX 65302G
ISBN#: 1-58664-919-1
Pre-order date: June 14, 2004
Street date: July 14, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Treasure Hunter Book 2: Figurehead of Souls
Story and art by Hitoshi Tomizawa (Alien Nine Series). Jubei has been hired to find the Figurehead of Souls, a magical item that grants immeasurable power to whoever wields it. Joined by his loyal sidekick Carpet and novice adventurer Pipilotta, Jubei enters the mysterious island where treasure lies hidden.

Size: 5" x 7.375"
Pages: 200 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Action/Adventure
Catalog#: CMX 65102G
ISBN#: 1-58664-922-1
Pre-order date: June 14, 2004
Street date: July 7, 2004
SRP: $9.99


Dark Angel Book 3
Story and art by Kia Asamiya (Nadesico). The gorgeous and deadly Black Dragon is consumed with jealousy and filled with hatred towards her rival, the Phantom Saint of the Blue Dragon. She now conspires to murder her enemy and seize her kingdom. Re-sized and re-priced!

Size: 5" x 7.375"
Pages: 176 pages, b&w
Rating: 13UP
Genre: Fantasy/Action Adventure
Catalog#: CMX 62903MM
ISBN#: 1-58664-927-2
Pre-order date: June 14, 2004
Street date: July 14, 2004
SRP: $9.99



Central Park Media has been a leading supplier of anime in the United States since 1990. The company currently manufactures and distributes three home entertainment lines, each offering anime product for a distinct and discriminating audience: U.S. Manga Corps, Central Park Media and Software Sculptors. With exclusive rights to hundreds of book, video and music products, the company has become a leader in integrated media, as well as a leading publisher of graphic novels under its CPM Press label. In addition, the company also distributes a broad array of live action Japanese feature films under its Asia Pulp Cinema label.

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