Devil's Due offers "Origin of Zen" online for free

Fri, September 12th, 2008 at 9:17am PDT

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

In honor of Zen Intergalactic Ninja's return to comics, Devil's Due is proud to present, for the first time since its original printing, the origin of Zen for free online. The story, written by Zen-co creator Steve Stern and illustrated by Tatsuya Ishida, originally appeared in 1993's Zen #0 (published by Entity Comics) and is now available at DevilsDue.net.

21 years after his first appearance, DDP is bringing Zen Intergalactic Ninja back to comics with this October's Zen Intergalactic Ninja #0 99c Special. Featuring an all-new storyline by writer Joe Casey (Iron Man: Enter the Mandarin, Godland) with artist Lee Ferguson (Green Arrow/Black Canary, Halloween: 30 Years of Terror), the series will revive Zen for a new generation of readers. DDP's Zen Intergalactic Ninja will also feature a line of remastered covers by such industry legends as Mike Mignola, Sam Kieth and Jae Lee!

Even as the iconic blue hero enters into a new galaxy of adventure, DDP will also reassemble many of Zen's classic appearances beginning in November's The Best of Zen Intergalactic Ninja vol. 1. Many of these vintage Zen tales have not been seen since their original publication more than a decade ago, and Zen has gone on to be published in more than 3-million comics worldwide.

To read the origin of Zen, simply click on the portal at DevilsDue.net.

Zen Intergalactic Ninja created by Steve Stern and Dan Cote.

About Devil's Due Publishing:
Proliferators of comic culture, DDP is one of the largest and most established comic book publishers in North America, carrying a diverse line-up of original, creator-owned and licensed properties. With offices in Los Angeles and Chicago, DDP has many projects in development for film and television with major studios including 20th Century Fox, ABC Family, and Rogue Pictures. DDP's titles include Drafted, Lost Squad, Sheena, Dungeons & Dragons, DemonWars, Voltron, Rest, Serpo and the cult-favorite Hack/Slash. The company recently launched a line of cutting edge designer toys and lifestyle accessories under the imprint DDPOP.

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