Official Press Release
San Jose, CA – February, 2007 DrMaster Publications Inc. and DGN Productions Inc. have officially announced the long-rumored art book: The Art of Yasushi Suzuki. The piece is nearly complete and will ship nationwide this May 2007.
This project is total fan appreciation! Graphic artist and game designer – Yasushi Suzuki has meticulously compiled a stunning cache of his own work history. The Art of Yasushi Suzuki will showcase nearly 100 images, some of which were designed specifically for this event, including art from the video games Ikaruga (Sega), and Sin & Punishment (Nintendo), plus cover art from the Japanese language version of George R.R. Martin's New York Times best selling novel series, A Song of Ice and Fire.
Since the announcement of Purgatory Kabuki, Yasushi's first upcoming manga work; the internet has seen a constant buzz of interviews and forum discussions; crisscrossing the video game and comic book divide. This project is the result of the team's great long-term planning. At last year's Comicon in San Diego it was decided to fill the gap between the PK announcement and its publication, by releasing exactly what "D-Suzuki" fans scour the internet for; more of his stellar art and graphic designs!
The images featured within will run the gamut from traditional and classic styles to contemporary creations and sleek futuristic, sci-fi designs.
+ BONUS MATERIAL:
- Foreword by Dave Halverson – Editor in Chief of Play Magazine.
- Sneak peek at the razor-sharp manga event – Purgatory Kabuki
- Featuring artist interviews with IGN.com, PULSE and InsertCredit.com.
About the Creator:
"Yasushi Suzuki is a world renowned graphic artist, video game conceptual designer and animator. His work on IKARUGA (Sega), Sin & Punishment (Nintendo), Radiant Silver Gun (Sega), and so many other games, mainly under the gaming development giant TREASURE GAMES, has earned him a following few other conceptual designers can match.
The Art of Yasushi Suzuki ships May 2007. Visit www.dgnproduction.com for more information.
About DGN Productions International:
DGN Productions (Digital Graphic Novel Productions) is a newly formed production company and studio made up of industry veterans within the comics and video game industries. Through strategic licensing of key comic book titles and the use of recognized industry professionals within the fields of animation and video game development, DGN Pro. Intl. is dedicated to producing cutting-edge video games; comics and animated features adapted from some the biggest and brightest Hong Kong, Japanese and Korean comic book properties. DGN Productions Intl. was founded June 2004 and is based in Fremont California.
About DrMaster Publications Inc.
DrMaster Publications Inc. (http://www.drmasterbooks.com)
While competitors choose to publish from merely Japan or the U.S., DrMaster has researched and found excellent titles from various territories. From Japan we bring unique stories and characters brought to life via suspenseful science fiction, relationship dramas, side splitting comedies and more. And finally China's rich history and mystique offers comic titles with unmatched fighting action and bullet-riddled suspense. No matter your pleasure, DrMaster something for you!