As part of NYCC/AF promotions, Viz Media have announced the launch of â€˜Weekly Shonen Jump Alphaâ€™, a new digital anthology to begin publication in January 2012. This new weekly edition will replace the current print magazine â€˜Shonen Jumpâ€™ which will have its final issue in April 2012. Â Pricing for the anthology has been report as â€˜an annual membership [costing] US$25.99 for 48 weekly issuesâ€¦ Single issues will cost US$0.99 for a four-week rentalâ€™ and will be available on both vizmanga.com and the Viz Manga apps.
Now, the main draw is what this new scheme offers: readers will now be able to read official, translated editions of â€˜Bakuman, Bleach, Naruto, Nura: Rise of the Yokai Clan, One Piece and Torikoâ€™ a mere two weeks after their publication in Japan.Â A lot of these titles have become big hits in the manga world and have a very dedicated fanbase, of which a lot of them should be very pleased by this news.
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Here are the latest digital comics added to indie comics subscription service Comichaus Tales from Beyond Infinity, Lizard Men #4, Dynamite Entertainments ‘The Complete Alice in Wonderland’, ‘The Light’ from Off Kilter Comics, Legendary Talespinners and the trade of Dynamite’s ‘The Black […]
ComiXology has cornered the market on digital comics, with the company pumping out originals left and right. Their newest release is Delver, co-written by C. Spike Trotman and MK Reed, with art by Clive Hawken. […]