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Published on Sep 10, 2018

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GOBLIN SLAYER 1
of the Kumo Kagyu, Kosuke Kurose
4 VOLUMES – ONGOING SERIES
FORMAT – 12×16.9 IN - BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 192, B/w + col.
PRICE – 6,90 €
IN OCTOBER, BI-MONTHLY
Get the fantasy saga, dark and shocking, which will soon become an anime!
Adventurers around the world receive their missions from the Guild, which distributes tasks and manages the rewards. But, if for quests like killing dragons or arcidemoni there is a queue, no one wants to take care of the mundane goblins, creatures that haunt the woods and caves, and destroying entire villages. No one, apart from the Goblin Slayer!
Armed with sword, shield, and an endless thirst for blood, is a warrior ready to do anything to exterminate the greatest possible number of these creatures. And it will succeed, no matter what (or who) will have to sacrifice to do it. Forget about the knights without a stain and nice witches, the Goblin Slayer is a world of violence, bloodshed, and revenge that will enchant you!

GE GE GE NO KITARO – SELECTED STORIES
Shigeru Mizuki
A SINGLE VOLUME
SIZE – 15X21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 200 B/N
PRICE – 15,00 €
PREVIEW LUCCA
Shigeru Mizuki is one of the most prolific authors and well-loved of the manga, that with his works for readers of all ages has helped to make mainstream popular culture and japanese folklore. The most famous of these titles is definitely ge ge ge no Kitaro, long
the series tells the funny and frightening adventures of a mischievous sprite. This volume presents a selection of these stories can be recognized as a classic of the manga!

YOKAI DIAGRAM BOOK
Shigeru Mizuki
A SINGLE VOLUME
SIZE – 15X21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 120, B/W
PRICE – 15,00 €
PREVIEW LUCCA
The result of constant research and passion of Shigeru Mizuki, this extraordinary volume is a bestiarium on the yokai, the spirits of the tradition
japanese that the mangaka has made the protagonists of his ge ge ge no Kitaro. Between the beautiful illustrations of this master of the comic strip, detailed explanations, even for novices, and accurate “anatomical plates” of the demons of folklore in japan, the Yokai Diagram Book is a volume with a charm that is capable of capturing not only the readers of the manga.

SUPER ROBOT FILES Vol. 3: 1982/2018
Fabrizio Modina
A SINGLE VOLUME
SIZE – 16,7X24 – COLUMN
PAGES – 300
PRICE – 28,00 €
This volume concludes a process of research and analysis that has drawn the guide lines of the history of the Super Robots of japanese animation, and that has made the encyclopedia the western reference of the genre.
Opening up with Macross, it follows the parable of the media phenomenon, which reaches its apex with Robotech and then undergo a decline after 1984, despite the presence of a series of innovative as Seisenshi Dunbine and Soko Kihei Votomos that combine to form the mecha in fantasy and hyper-realism. Albeit slowly the evolution of the Super Robot continues, giving life to memorable series like Evangelion, the Shell and Code Geass, up to the epic story of the Transformers, the heirs of a glorious past that has marked not only the history of anime, but of the entire science-fiction.

THE THREE ADOLF
by Osamu Tezuka
2 VOLUMES – COMPLETE SET
SIZE – 15×21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 600, cad.
PRICE – 19,00 € each.
FROM 4 OCTOBER
He makes his debut in Osamushi Collection the masterpiece of Osamu Tezuka serialized between 1983 and 1985, in the midst of his stylistic maturity. With cold and detached realism, the God of Manga shows a yellow raw, spine-chilling, that revolves around a series of secret documents about the origins of the nazi dictator. A true historical novel and a comic, full of twists and turns.

CRIME AND PUNISHMENT
by Osamu Tezuka
A SINGLE VOLUME
SIZE – 15×21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 140 B/N
PRICE – 10,00 €
FROM THE 29TH OF NOVEMBER
Comics adaptation of the masterpiece by Fyodor Dostoevsky. Osamu Tezuka tells the story with an eye on the film and a sudden, almost disney-like the wrongdoing of Raskòl'nikov and his subsequent repentance, until the tragic end.
The agony and paranoia of the protagonist are a growing rendered masterfully by the author between dynamism and evocative close-ups.

MW 1 and 2
by Osamu Tezuka
2 VOLUMES – COMPLETE SET
SIZE – 15×21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 300 B/N cad.
PRICE – 10,00 €, cad.
FROM THE 31ST OF OCTOBER
In the Sixties, off the coast of Okinawa, the armies of the american and the japanese lose control of a chemical weapon is deadly and a secret, called the MW. The incident causes a massacre on the islands of the Pacific ocean and is kept hidden by politicians and the military. Only two boys survived, and years later, they were animated by a thirst for vengeance against those who at the time guilty of the death of so many people.
Between the two, the most ruthless and mefistofelico is, without a doubt, Michio Yuki, the character between the more claims made by the pen of Tezuka, who stands against the ills of society with a ferocity almost childlike.

BARBARA
by Osamu Tezuka
A SINGLE VOLUME
SIZE – 15×21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 444, B/W
PRICE – 15,00 €
FROM THE 31ST OF OCTOBER
The writer come up meets, the case of Barbara, a girl left to herself and devoted to the alcoholism. To help her, come up decides to take care of her, fascinated by its nature “cursed”, remember,(with accurate citations) the lives and nightmares of Verlaine and Rimbaud. Soon, however, their coexistence derails in a whirlwind of violence and delusion, to reach the most altered of the human nature. Who is the real Barbara? A bacchante? A witch? The muse that requires too high a price for his charm?

THE
by Osamu Tezuka
A SINGLE VOLUME
SIZE – 15×21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 408, B/W
PRICE – 12,00 €
FROM 4 OCTOBER
Unpublished work and visionary that sees as protagonist a film director tormented, and a young vampire as his assistant, whose name is exactly “THE”. Recommended and ensnared by the count Alucard, the protagonist is bound to the young woman shapeshifter and she touches the lives and stories of a humanity for nothing reassuring, but fierce and grotesque. A unique volume focuses on the moral vision and aesthetic of its author.

THRILL AND OTHER STORIES
by junji Ito
A SINGLE VOLUME
SIZE – 15×21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 392, B/W
PRICE – 15,00 €
Nine tales, selected, annotated and commented on by junji Ito in person, for all fans of horror and the literature of the thrill!
A girl, ill see an arm spotted tick to his window; after the death of a singer, in the city began to appear in balloons in the form of
persons still in life; the filming of a tv crew end up in a blood bath...
To close the volume, the numerous sketches and notes used by the master.

THE BOOK OF THE CURSES OF SOICHI
by junji Ito
A SINGLE VOLUME
SIZE – 15×21 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 416, B/W
PRICE – 15,00 €
Soichi, you can define the anti-Tomie: its sole objective is to hurl curses on all the people (and there are many) which trigger his anger. The problem is that rarely succeeds.
Ito confirms it to be a master of horror, managing to put at the service of stories surreal and humorous, in which the ominous, the protagonist resorts to extreme measures (unleashing terrible demons and diseases life-threatening) to punish classmates and relatives, in a crescendo so much scary as surprising.

JUNI TAISEN BOX 1-4
of Nisioisin
4 VOLUMES – COMPLETE SET
SIZE – 12X16,9 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 192 B/W + COL. cad.
PRICE – 5,90 € each.
PRICE BOX – 23,60 €
A new, explosive miniseries from the writer of Medaka Box and Shonen Shojo – Sick Boy/Sick Girl! Every twelve years, twelve ruthless killers embody the twelve signs of the chinese zodiac and challenge each other in the most lethal, violent and extreme of the battle royale: all against all in which you can use any weapon and technique, the manipulation of the corpses, the explosives, as they are valid, alliances, and betrayals. The winner will receive the right to express a desire, any desire that will be fulfilled. The curtain rises on the twelfth War of the Zodiac!

BALLAD X WORK
of Akaza Samamiya
2 VOLUMES – ONGOING SERIES
SIZE – 12X16,9 - BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 192, B/W + COLOR
PRICE – 5,90 €
Bi-MONTHLY
The new manga by the author of Bloody Mary and Torikago Syndrome, a mix of intrigue, supernatural, and the protagonists fascinating!
While they are on Earth, an angel and a demon kill a human being. The latter, a boy named Haruto, accepts without particular problems, his fate claiming that I have no reason to stay in life, but accepts the invitation of the angel to become a shinigami and help the two in their
mission. With a new purpose, maybe Haruto will try to change his future, his “life”...

THE DRAGON DENTIST
of Outarou Maijou, Youko
A SINGLE VOLUME
FORMAT – 12,4X18 – BROSS. WITH OL.
PAGES – 192, B/W + COL.
PRICE – 7,50€

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