An Exclusive Early Look at "Evangelion Comic Tribute"

Irreverent take on "Evangelion" from the likes of Mine Yoshizaki and Rikdo Koshi to be released by Dark Horse February 20th

Manga/comic publisher Dark Horse publishes some interesting Evangelion titles, including Shinji Ikari Raising Project, based on the alternate universe glimpsed in episode 26 of the TV series, and the shoujo reimagining Campus Apocalypse.

 

Both are available in print and digitally.

 

On February 20th, they have something really weird and wonderful planned with Neon Genesis Evangelion: Comic Tribute. Get an exclusive early look below.

 

Publication Date: February 20, 2013
Format: b&w, 168 pages; TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4"
Price:$10.99
Age range: 16
ISBN-10: 1-61655-114-3
ISBN-13: 978-1-61655-114-8

 

 

If you thought Evangelion's characters have a tough time in the anime, wait until you see what happens when some of Japan's most unhinged manga artists get their ink-stained hands on them! Neon Genesis Evangelion: Comic Tribute is an officially authorized one-shot anthology of parody stories assaulting Evangelion from all directions. Inside, Mine Yoshizaki (Sgt. Frog) leads a band of manga pranksters including Hideki Ohwada (The Legend of Koizumi), Yun Kouga (Loveless), Nawoki Karasawa (Sake Jock, Super Cruel and Terrible Tales of Manga-ka), Yoko Sanri (B Gata H Kei: Yamada's First Time), ComiPo! mastermind Keiichi Tanaka, Rui Takato (Cynthia the Mission), Astroguy II (Queen's Blade Struggle), Kotaro Yamada (The Sacred Blacksmith), Sessyu Takemura (Domin-8 Me!), Jun Abe (Portus), and Tony Takezaki (Space Pinchy, A.D. Police). Also contains contributions from normal people, like Rikdo Koshi (Excel Saga).

 

 

 

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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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