The latest Twitch live stream of the season, dedicated to Tanabata – the festival of stars celebrated in Japan on the seventh night of the seventh month of the year – gave us some excellent announcements and some news coming from star comicsregarding three of the series that will be champions of Lucca Comics & Games 2022.
Below is the press release located in the editorial office:
Let’s start right away with a novelty that will make all fans of the acclaimed opera happy Koyoharu Jutoge.
Devil Slayer – Kimetsu no Yaiba n. 21 It will come with a surprise. Volume will be available at the end of October In the regular version and also in a limited editionwith attachments 32 letter sticker pack.
At the end of October, another manga from Star Comics “Up” will be giving readers an unmissable copy. massive KAIJU No. 8 It will come with Volume 5, available In the regular edition and in the exclusive Variant Cover editionMade by nothing but by Marco Chiquitoa great Italian artist and one of the leading designers of marvel (which he worked on The Amazing Spider-Man, Daredevil, Venom And many other things). Marco has also worked as a character designer for a series of games for precious toysand has done many covers for Italian and other foreign publishers, including Star Comics (MOB PSYCHO 100 n. 1 Mixed Cover Edition). In 2021 it was nominated for Best Pencil/Ink at the Eisner Awards.
Finally, a live bombshell ad, related to the “stellar” manga par excellence. We are talking about de Knights of the Zodiac – Saint Seiyathe historical series of Mr. Masami Kurumada which first appeared in 1985 on the pages Weekly Shonen Jump Which also conquered the world thanks to the famous anime.
This fall, nearly 15 years after the publication of the perfect version of Star Comics, the legendary knights will return with The latest versioncomposed by 20 folders in 12.8×18 cm format.
The first volume, which will be released on the occasion of Lucca Comics & Games 2022, will be Also available in the exclusive Variant Cover version with included box and tools. But that’s not all, because the variable and square version size will be created by a truly exceptional fan: Zerocal Care!
Author of several highly successful picture books (Armadillo Prophecy, Forget My Name Kobane Calling, For My Father Is Dead and many more), Zerocalcare also conquered the Netflix audience in 2021 thanks to the animated series Snatch Along the Edges, which has won universal acclaim from audiences and critics.