ABLAZE Publishing has just expanded its manga acquisitions as it has announced that it will release two manga in the next few months, with Versus Fighting Story coming August 18 and Crueler Than Dead coming September 29. The two series will cater to all sorts of new audiences.
ABLAZE has announced plans to publish two new entries in its expanding manga catalog with the August release of the e-sports inspired Versus Fighting Story, by writer Izu and artists, Madd and Kalon, followed by the September debut of the zombie survival-horror adventure, Crueler Than Dead, by Tsukasa Saimura and Kozo Takahashi. Both titles will be available in print as well as digitally.
VERSUS FIGHTING STORY / Releases August 18th
The first manga dedicated to the world of e-sports competition!
Whether you’re a beginner or a combat game specialist, you’ll enjoy taking a dive into the heart of the competition in this humorous adventure and its gallery of colorful characters!
Officially endorsed by Capcom and the fighting game community, featuring genuine Street Fighter characters, and produced in the vein of the best sports shonen, readers are invited to discover the e-sport spirit as they have never seen it before.
CRUELER THAN DEAD / Releases September 29th
Inspired by Katsuhiro Otomo (Akira), The Walking Dead, Romero classics, and new zombie films like 24 Hours Later, Crueler Than Dead delights in the meticulous detail of decomposed flesh, with a wicked and hungry eye…evoking a modern vision of a zombie world that is terrifying and tension filled.
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