Official Press Release
Visitors of the recent San Diego Comic-con were
treated to their first look at DUEL MASTERS, an all-new comic series based
on the upcoming property from Hasbro and Wizards of the Coast.
DUEL MASTERS is a new, multifaceted entertainment property for boys.
Enjoying tremendous success in Japan, the DUEL MASTERS comic series boasts
an estimated 1.6 million readers along with toys, games and other
Leading the charge for DUEL MASTERS' North American release is
Dreamwave Productions, with DUEL MASTERS #1, hitting store shelves this
November. The all-new ongoing comic series by writer Brian Augustyn (Mega
Man, Crimson) and penciler Jeremy Tiongson, promises a thrilling fantasy
adventure for readers of all ages.
"DUEL MASTERS has all of the right elements for a fun, compelling
comic, from a courageous hero at its center, to a fantastic world of
creatures and lands for readers to explore," says Dreamwave President Pat
Lee. "We're pleased to be part of the team that will be bringing DUEL
MASTERS to the North American Audience."
"Dreamwave has done an absolutely fantastic job translating the
TRANSFORMERS saga into a comic book series and they are the ideal choice to
help us launch DUEL MASTERS in the U.S.," said Tom Klusaritz, Vice President
of Publishing for Hasbro Consumer Products.
DUEL MASTERS #1 hits comic book retailers everywhere this November.
DUEL MASTERS #1 will feature 5 covers by the talented Dreamwave crew
including Pat Lee! Each issue will be polybagged containing a "SPECIAL"
insert. There will be 5 different inserts to be collected and each
corresponds to its respective cover. The announcement of these "special
inserts" will happen prior to the series' launch.