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Ablaze announces Blitz – set in the world of competitive Chess

Comics and graphic novel publisher Ablaze dives into the tense and competitive world of chess as the setting for its new manga series launch – Blitz – debuting on September 14th .

From the pages of Shonen Jump, BLITZ is a new shonen manga that immerses readers into the “game of kings,” where intuition and mental agility are precious assets on the way to victory! Chess grandmaster and World Chess Champion, Garry Kasparov, makes his manga debut in the series, written by Cédric Biscay and Harumo Sanazaki with artwork by Daitaro Nishihara.

Tom, a young high school student, has a crush on his classmate Harmony. When he learns about her passion for chess, Tom quickly decides to sign up for the school’s chess club. But he doesn’t even know the rules! To impress Harmony, he is left with no choice: he must learn quickly and train seriously.

Soon Tom discovers the existence of Garry Kasparov, the greatest player in the history of chess. He stumbles upon a virtual reality machine that promises to help him analyze the most legendary matches of the master!

In an unexpected twist of event, Tom soon is granted access to the highest echelons of the chess world…

Blitz will be available in-print and digitally in North America, Australia, and the UK. Ablaze titles are distributed in-print by Diamond Comic and Diamond Book Distributors. Vol. 1 will be available in comic shops on September 14th , and bookstores on September 27th .

Blitz

Ablaze Reveals New Manga and Manwha Titles for the Summer

HEAVENLY DEMON REBORN!, Vol. 1

by O’Emperor and Gom-Guk • MSRP: $19.99
Release Date: August 17th • 330 Pages

Another Manhwa global hit comes to print!

The Webtoon sensation HEAVENLY DEMON REBORN! arrives this summer…the story of a hero and his journey of revenge!

In an ancient world where martial artists reign supreme, Unseong can only watch as his master is brutally beaten to death after a false accusation  of practicing forbidden demonic arts. Even after a valiant fight, he fails to kill those responsible and faces his own end. But fate has other plans… Instead of taking his last breath, he awakens as a child, training to be an elite soldier of a demonic sect. Now Unseong must embrace the demonic arts and harness power in his ultimate quest for revenge.

HEAVENLY DEMON REBORN!, Vol. 1

BLITZ, Vol. 1

by Cédric Biscay, Harumo Sanazaki and Daitaro Nishihara
MSRP: $12.99 • Release Date: September 14th • 224 Pages

As seen in the pages of Shonen Jump, BLITZ is a new shonen manga exploring the elite world of chess!

Immerse yourself into the world of chess, where intuition and mental agility are precious assets on the way to victory!

Tom, a young high school student, has a crush on  his classmate Harmony. When he learns about her passion for chess, Tom quickly decides to sign up for the school’s chess club. But he doesn’t even know the rules! To impress Harmony, he is left with no choice: he must learn quickly and train seriously. Soon Tom discovers the existence of Garry Kasparov, the greatest player in the history of chess. He stumbles upon a virtual reality machine that promises to help him analyze the most legendary matches of the master!

In an unexpected twist of event, Tom soon is granted access to the highest echelons of the chess world…

Bonus material included: 

In each volume, chess strategy tips and a chess lexicon to turn every reader into a chess master!

BLITZ, Vol. 1

ComiXology Has 10 New Digital Comics from Marvel, DC, and More Today

There’s an even ten new digital comics available right now on comiXology. A mix of new and older comics, there’s a lot to enjoy and read right now. Check out the new comics from Marvel, DC, Harlequin, and more right now or the individual issues below.

Decimation: Sentinel Squad One

Written by John Layman
Art by Aaron Lopresti, Norm Rapmund
Cover by Pasqual Ferry
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Collects Sentinel Squad One #1-5.

Discover the origin of the Sentinel Squad! How did they come together and become the elite group of soldiers to pilot the Sentinels that have made their presence known at the Xavier Institute?

Decimation: Sentinel Squad One

The Greek Billionaire’s Innocent Princess Vol. 5: The Royal House of Karedes

Written by Chantelle Shaw
Art by Harumo Sanazaki
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At a royal party, Kitty, a shy princess of the kingdom of Aristo, is mistaken for a maid by Greek tycoon Nikos. To avoid his pity, she gives Nikos a false name. Later, Kitty slips out of the ballroom, takes off her clothes and goes swimming in the night sea—unaware that Nikos is strolling along the beach! He then spends a wonderful night with her, his mysterious maid…

The Greek Billionaire's Innocent Princess Vol. 5: The Royal House of Karedes

Marvel Action Captain Marvel Vol. 1: Cat-Tastrophe

Written by Sam Maggs
Art by Sweeney Boo
Cover by Sweeney Boo
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Collects Marvel Action: Captain Marvel #1-3.

Carol Danvers’ quiet night with BFF Jessica Drew (a.k.a. Spider-Woman) takes a cat-astrophic turn when Manhattan’s bodegas are suddenly overrun by a host of angry felines! And not just any felines-Flerkens, the most terrifying, pocket-dimension-holding, tentacle-devouring kitty-look-alikes in the entire universe! It’s a Flerken invasion in the latest addition to the Marvel Action banner!

Marvel Action Captain Marvel Vol. 1: Cat-Tastrophe

Marvel Action Captain Marvel Vol. 2: A.I.M. Small

Written by Sam Maggs
Art by Sweeney Boo
Cover by Sweeney Boo
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Collects Marvel Action: Captain Marvel #4-6.

Carol Danvers may be used to going higher, further, faster, but on an adventure with the Unstoppable Wasp she’ll be going smaller, lower, slower! She’s been a fighter pilot, an Avenger, and a friend of flerkens, but now she’s facing her most difficult job yet… driving instructor! And teaching Nadia Van Dyne-a.k.a. The Unstoppable Wasp!-how to drive gets a whole lot harder when A.I.M. gets ahold of some Pym Particles. Suddenly tiny, can Carol and Nadia figure out A.I.M.’s plot before it’s too late?! It’s a new pint-sized Marvel Action adventure!

Marvel Action Captain Marvel Vol. 2: A.I.M. Small

The Phantom: The Complete Newspaper Dailies: 1939-1940 Vol. 3

Written by Lee Falk
Art by Wilson McCoy
Cover by Ray Moore
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The first, original, and best masked hero to ever grace the pages of comic strips and comic books returns with Hermes Press’ new complete reprint of The Phantom. Referred to by comic strip historian Maurice Horn as the “granddaddy of all costumed superheroes,” The Phantom was created in 1936 by Lee Falk with artwork by Ray Moore. Included in this volume are two years of the continuity, from 1939-1940.

The Phantom: The Complete Newspaper Dailies: 1939-1940 Vol. 3

The Phantom: The Complete Newspaper Dailies: 1943-1944 Vol. 5

Written by Lee Falk
Art by Wilson McCoy
Cover by Ray Moore
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The first, original, and best masked hero to ever grace the pages of comic strips and comic books returns with Hermes Press’ new complete reprint of The Phantom. Referred to by comic strip historian Maurice Horn as the “granddaddy of all costumed superheroes,” The Phantom was created in 1936 by Lee Falk with artwork by Ray Moore. Included in this volume are two years of the continuity, from 1943-1944.

Note: Volume 4 is unfortunately delayed due to circumstances beyond our control; please enjoy Volume 5 and Volume 4 will be out soon!

The Phantom: The Complete Newspaper Dailies: 1943-1944 Vol. 5

Sentinel Vol. 1: Salvage

Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Udon Studios
Cover by Udon Studios
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Collects Sentinel #1-6.

This teen, sci-fi drama shows one contemporary teenager’s struggle to find his own voice, to stand up for himself and to discover what it means to be a hero in the 21st century! Oh yeah, and it’s also about a boy and his giant robot!

Sentinel Vol. 1: Salvage

Sentinel Vol. 2: No Hero

Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Udon Studios
Cover by Udon Studios
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Collects Sentinel #7-12.

Juston Seyfert’s life is changing faster than he could have ever dreamed. But it’s not just acne and algebra tests that this high school sophomore has to cope with… Juston has a secret bigger than anyone in his hometown of Antigo, Wisconsin, could possibly have imagined: He’s discovered the battle-ravaged remains of a Sentinel – a gigantic mutant-hunting robot built by the government – in his family’s junkyard and has used his prodigious technical skills to put the mechanical marauder back together!

Sentinel Vol. 2: No Hero

Stepping Out Of The Shadows

Written by Robyn Donald
Art by Ruka Kirishima
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Marisa can’t believe her eyes when Rafe Peveril, a gorgeous millionaire and brilliant business owner, steps into her shop after six years of not seeing each other. The last time she’d caught sight of him was during the aftermath of a terrible plane crash. Marisa has completely changed her identity since then, but she still remembers every detail of the man she embraced that night. Rafe, however, has no memory of it. Could Marisa hold the clue to restoring his lost memory?

Stepping Out Of The Shadows

Superman: Man of Tomorrow #17

Written by Stephanie Phillips
Pencils V Ken Marion
Inks V Ken Marion
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A hostage situation at a hospital calls for Superman to negotiate and bring an end to the dire setting. But when he learns why he’s been called, he’ll need to make a choice to give in to the criminal’s demands or risk everyone’s lives in the process!

Superman: Man of Tomorrow #17

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