Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Black Jack Hard Cover with Exclusive story

When the long awaited first volume of Vertical's Black Jack manga is released this September, there will be an exclusive hard cover version available only from Diamond Comics Distributors. This version has different artwork on the cover, and contains a previously unpublished 20-page story!

From what I have gathered, the first 3 volumes will have hard cover exclusives from Diamond, and each of these 3 will feature a story that will not be included in the mass released soft cover version. These exclusive stories are likely to be some of the Black Jack episodes that were rarely or never reprinted in Japan, usually for being deemed as too controversial. English speaking audiences are getting a very special bonus here!

You can read the listing for the first volume of the hard cover exclusive on Diamond's own Previews website.