DrMaster Publications to Release Junk V5, Iron Wok Jan V27, and Purgatory Kabuki V1

Dec 12th 2007
SAN JOSE, CA – December 12, 2007 – DrMaster has just announced the publication of Junk volume 5 by Kia Asamiya, Iron Wok Jan volume 27, the final volume of the popular series by author Shinji Saijyo, and Purgatory Kabuki volume 1 by Yasushi Suzuki.

Purgatory Kabuki volume 1
Purgatory Kabuki is a samurai action story set in the underworld or afterlife. For reasons unknown, Imanoturugi, a former samurai, is obsessed with leaving the afterlife. To die in battle is a samurai's greatest honor. Yet, now Imanoturugi must claim 1000 swords from the fallen warriors who now share residence in the dark underworld. By these and these means alone, this highly skilled blades master will be allowed admittance back into the living world. But to what end? Upon what stone purpose does he sharpen his edge? The story borrows heavily from various Japanese legends and myths. A skillfully mixed bag of action, suspense, classic ukiyoe style art, and intrigues definitely worth reading.

Junk volume 5
The advent of the third JUNK brings a new reign of terror to Tokyo as the white JUNK is overpowered by its superior technology. Meanwhile, Hiro goes to Okinawa to visit Ryoko, who is recuperating from the kidnapping incident. As they come to terms with each other, will Hiro find what he is missing in his life? Don't miss this new installment of the series Junk!

Iron Wok Jan volume 27
After Jan reveals his unspeakable ingredient too sickening even to be mentioned, the ostriches go wild turning the competition arena upside down. But, not to worry, there is still one battle left. Who will come out victorious? Whet your appetites for the final volume of Iron Wok Jan! You don't want to miss the tantalizing action of the final battle as the cooking battle saga of the two houses Akiyama and Gobancho closes its curtain after three generations.

Also included: A special alternate ending and Shinji Saijyo's debut manga What Mysterious Fellows!!


Availability
The three titles are available for pre-order now, and will be shipped out on 14 December. Each one will be priced at $9.95. Visit www.drmasterbooks.com for more detailed series information.

About DrMaster Publications, Inc.:
From Japan we bring unique stories and characters, brought to life through suspenseful science fiction, relationship dramas, and side-splitting comedies. And from China, we have offerings rich in history and mystique, and titles with unmatched action and suspense. By brazenly going against the grain and laughing in the face of conformity, DrMaster Publications Inc. introduced something different to the legion of comic book fans whose cravings lie outside the superhero box. Choosing the path less traveled we have journeyed across the Pacific to bring US readers, the acclaimed works from Japan and China's biggest and brightest!

Each of our books is like a glimpse into a new realm as seen through the eyes of the authors and artists. You don't just read a DrMaster book—it jolts you to life, as you are propelled through the pages. Please click http://www.drmasterbooks.com/books.html for a list of our current and upcoming titles. And feel free to tour the site. Regular updates will follow as our line of “masterful” comic series expands.

About DGN Productions International:
DGN Productions (Digital Graphic Novel Productions) is a newly-formed production company and studio made up of industry veterans within the comics and video game industries. Through strategic licensing of key comic book titles and the use of recognized industry professionals within the fields of animation and video game development, DGN Pro. Intl. is dedicated to producing cutting-edge video games, comics and animated features adapted from some the biggest and brightest in Hong Kong, Japanese and Korean comic book properties. DGN Productions Intl. was founded June 2004 and is based in Fremont, California.

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