GANMA! and Universal Team Up for "The Mummy" Web Manga

4 episode series ties in with the 2017 "The Mummy" movie, which opens in Japan on July 28, 2017

GANMA!, a website that distributes original web manga, is teaming up with Universal Pictures to create a tie-in manga for the 2017 supernatural action-adventure film, The Mummy. The web manga is entitled The Mummy: Dark Stories, and it consists of 4 episodes that will begin publication on July 15, 2017



Each episode will be written and drawn by different artists, and each will feature a macabre tale set in the same continuity as the 2017 film, expanding on ideas from the movie and fleshing out the cinematic universe. The release schedule is as follows:


  • July 15, 2017: Episode 1, by Asahi Tsukishita.
  • July 22, 2017: Episode 2, by Yutori Houjou and Kako Mochizuki.
  • July 23, 2017: Episode 3, by Azumi Mochizuki.
  • July 29, 2017: Episode 4, by Yūichi Bessho.



The Mummy is a 2017 film directed by Alex Kurtzman and starring Tom Cruise. The first entry in Universal Picture's "Dark Universe" series, The Mummy opens in Japan on July 28, 2017.


Source: Comic Natalie


Paul Chapman is the host of The Greatest Movie EVER! Podcast and GME! Anime Fun Time.

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