Mirka Andolfo’s Sweet Paprika, a sexy rom-com in a manga-influenced style, will launch from Image Comics in July 2021, the company announced.  The story will be published by Italian manga publisher Edizioni Star Comics and French publisher Editions Glenat.  The property is in development as an animated project by Arancia Studio and Grey Ladder Productions, with director Gabriele Pennacchioli attached.

The story follows a workaholic young woman of Italian origin in New York who meets a boy who pushes her to question herself in a world populated by angels and demons.

Mirka’s last title was 2020’s Mercy, from image (see "Preview: ‘Mirka Andolfo’s Mercy’ #1").