"Grappler Baki" Author Keisuke Itagaki Illustrates Cover of "Crime and Punishment"

Enomoto and Oreimo's Kanzaki Hiro were guest artists on previous volumes

Fyodor Dostoyevsky's classic of Russian literature Crime and Punishment has inspired a number of manga, including work from Osamu Tezuka and two currently running series.  Naoyuki Ochiai's is retold through the eyes of a struggling Japanese writer, while Gatarou F Man has an obscene, punk version. Part of the gimmick of the latter is to invite guest cover artists, including fight manga legend Keisuke Itagaki for the new, third volume.

 

Enomoto's cover of volume 1


Oreimo manga illustrator Kanzaki Hiro's cover of volume two

 

Grappler Baki author Keisuke Itagaki's cover of volume 3 - Amazon lists an October 9th release date

 

The manga itself...

 

 

via Comic Natalie

 

 

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Scott Green is editor and reporter for anime and manga at geek entertainment site Ain't It Cool News. Follow him on Twitter at @aicnanime.

 

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