Comic-Con News:  Kodansha Comics announced exclusive special edition packages for two upcoming Attack on Titan manga releases.

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On August 25, the Attack on Titan Vol 16 Special Edition with Playing Cards release will include an exclusive original art dust jacket by Tony More (Walking Dead, Fear Agent, Battle Pope) and a set of 54 playing cards produced by US Playing Card Company which each feature a different piece of color art from the series. MSRP is $19.99.

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On December 1, the Attack on Titan Vol.17 Special Edition release will include an exclusive DVD containing an Attack on Titan anime episode never released in the U.S.  The half-hour episode, “Ilse’s Notebook,” is a side story from the manga, which was animated by the same producers and using the same voice actors as the regular anime series.  The episode has only previously been available as part of a limited edition manga package in Japan in 2013.