"Darkstalkers" Returns To Comics

Thu, November 12th, 2009 at 6:15pm PST

Comic Books
CBR News Team, Editor

Official Press Release

After the hugely positive response to the Darkstalkers™ Tribute art book, fan outcry for more Darkstalkers™ stories became clear. Now, the ghoulish monsters and sexy seductresses of Darkstalkers are coming back to comics! This January, UDON bring fans more tales featuring creatures of the night with an all-new 3 issue miniseries titled ‘Darkstalkers™: The Night Warriors’.

The new series will pick up the continuing stories of slinky succubus Morrigan, demon hunter Donovan, vampire lord Demitri, and ancient evil Pyron as they all battle for control of the Earth and beyond. Fans can also expect appearances from new creepy crawlers like insect queen Q-Bee, slumbering mummy Anakaris, noble bigfoot Sasquatch, the robotic harbinger of doom Huitzil, and more.

Returning to UDON as a cover artist is fan favorite Alvin Lee, who provides 3 connecting covers to the series featuring the entire Darkstalkers cast! Every issue will also feature a variant cover by Emily Warren, each showcasing one of the beautiful women of Darkstalkers. The series itself will be written by Ken Siu-Chong, and feature the artwork of UDON’s Joe Vriens and Eric Vedder.

Darkstalkers: The Night Warriors #1 arrives this January at comic shops everywhere. For more updates stay tuned to www.UDONentertainment.com.

Other Darkstalkers books available now:

Darkstalkers Vol.1: Rise of the Dark Ones
- ISBN: 978-0973865219

Darkstalkers Tribute
- ISBN: 978-1897376102

Darkstalkers Graphic File
- ISBN: 978-1897376041

ABOUT UDON ENTERTAINMENT
(www.udonentertainment.com) - UDON Entertainment is a Canada-based publisher of original comic books, graphic novels, and art books. UDON’s best-known projects are those based on popular video game franchises such as Street Fighter®, Darkstalkers®, Okami®, Onimusha® and Mega Man®. The publisher’s ever-growing library also includes English editions of several Japanese Manga and Korean Manhwa titles, the anthology art book series APPLE, and the Manga for Kids line for children ages 7-12.

ABOUT CAPCOM
Capcom is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment for game consoles, PCs, handheld and wireless devices. Founded in 1983, the company has created hundreds of games, including best-selling franchises Resident Evil®, Street Fighter®, Mega Man® and Devil May Cry®. Capcom maintains operations in the U.S., U.K., Germany, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Korea, with corporate headquarters located in Osaka, Japan. More information about Capcom can be found on the company web site, www.capcom.com.

Darkstalkers, Capcom, Okami, Onimusha, Resident Evil, Mega Man and Devil May Cry are either registered trademarks or trademarks of Capcom Co., Ltd. in the U.S. or other countries. Street Fighter is a registered trademark of Capcom U.S.A., Inc. All other marks are the property of their respective holders.

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