And Pokemon Pocket Comics
Posted by Milton Griepp on March 22, 2016 @ 12:35 am CT
Yoshitaka Amano: Illustrations includes sketches, commentary, and interviews, and select color pieces from series such as Final Fantasy, Vampire Hunter D, and Gatchaman, and from Amano creations Hero and N.Y. Salad. The $19.99 volume is planned for release this summer. Amano has a long history in the American market, going back at least to 2001 when he illustrated novels for Marvel (see "Amano to Illustrate 'Elektra/Wolverine'").
VIZ also announced that it will release two new Pokemon Pocket Comics products this fall. The Pokemon Pocket Comics Vols. 1 & 2 Box Set will ship in October. The box set will include two pocket-sized books of four-panel comics, Pokemon Black and White and Pokemon Legendary (see "ICv2 Interview: VIZ's Beth Kawasaki"), for $16.99.
VIZ will release Pokemon XY Pocket Comics Vol. 3 in December, for $13.99. Like the other volumes in the series, it will include statistics, trivia, and quizzes in addition to four-panel comic strips.
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