Kodansha has released a teaser for their NYCC panel with artwork by Tomer Hanuka and it’s…awesome. Here’s the panel teaser:
The Biggest Attack on Titan Manga Announcement Ever
Thu. October 8| 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM | Room 1A18
Kodansha Comics, US Publisher of Attack on Titan, makes the biggest announcement about the Attack on Titan comics series… ever. Kodansha USA General Manager Kana Koide, Director of Publishing Ben Applegate and a few Special Guests will lead the Panel, answer questions and give away some goodies.
Among those listed on the panel: Random House’s Ben Applegate, Kodansha’s Kana Koide and…Jeanine Schaefer. Who you might remember from such projects as DC Comics and Marvel Comics.
So add it up? New Attack on Titan comics from non manga creators? Looks like it!
Attack on Titan, created by Hajime Isayama is a worldwide smash that has sold some 50 million copies worldwide and has a hit anime and movie to its name, with more on the way. he story is kind of like The Walking Dead except instead of zombies it’s giant skinless monsters who eat people and spit them up. Looks like some US style comics are also coming.
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