Readers are invited to pick up a pair of free VIZ Media manga samplers in honor of Halloween ComicFest 2019.
Halloween ComicFest 2019 takes place October 26, 2019 at scores of comic shops and retailers across North America. During this one day annual event, participating shops offer comic book fans and visitors free Halloween ComicFest samplers filled with excerpts of all kinds of exciting titles. For additional information and a list of participating retailers, visit: HalloweenComicFest.com.
This year, VIZ Media presents a sampler offering excerpts from two acclaimed Japanese horror masterpieces. The Drifting Classroom: The Perfect Edition, by creator Kazuo Umezz, is available now as a deluxe hardcover print release and digitally. In this classic masterwork, a Japanese elementary school is transported into a hostile world where the students and teachers are besieged by terrifying creatures and beset by madness.
Also featured in the same manga sampler is an excerpt from Smashed: Junji Ito Story Collection, a collection of harrowing manga short stories from the renowned creator that is available in print and digital editions. Welcome to Junji Ito’s world, a world with no escape from endless nightmares.
Readers of all ages are also invited to pick up a Pokemon Adventures Collector’s Edition manga sampler. With story by Hidenori Kusaka and artwork by Mato, all of your favorite characters from the beginning of the Pokemon adventure charm the pages of this classic manga series. The Pokemon Adventures Collector’s Edition will be available in Spring 2020 from VIZ Media in stylish new omnibus editions that present all of the original volumes of the beloved adventure series.