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Thursday, November 29, 2018 | Releases


VIZ Media publishing has revealed the latest new title joining their catalog on December 18th—Abara: Complete Deluxe Edition, a visually stunning work of dystopian horror from Tsutomu Nihei.

Vast cityscapes and unimaginable horror are brought to life in this single-volume hardcover edition featuring full-colour pages, high quality paper, and foldout illustrations. This volume also includes the early short story “Digimortal.” 

Abara: Complete Deluxe Edition is a collectors’ edition showcasing one of the most visually striking of Tsutomu Nihei’s impressive body of works to date,” says Leyla Aker, Executive Vice President & Publisher.

Tsutomi Nihei is the creator of numerous critically acclaimed Manga series, including the bestseller Biomega, the Harvey Award-nominated BLAME!, and Knights of Sidonia, which was adapted into a multi-season TV animation series.

Abara: Complete Deluxe Edition will be released on December 18th with an MSRP of $29.99 U.S. / $39.99 CAN. A digital edition will also be available for $19.99 on and the VIZ Manga App, as well as from the Nook, Kobo, Kindle, iBooks, comiXology, and Google Play stores.

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Maddi McGillvray
Maddi is the Editorial Assistant at Rue Morgue Magazine. She is also a PhD student in Cinema and Media Studies at York University, where she writes extensively on the horror genre. Maddi is completing her doctoral dissertation on women working in horror. She is also currently writing book chapters titled "Fleshy Female Corporealities: The Cannibal Films of the New French Extremity" as well as "To Grandmother’s House We Go: Documenting the Aging Female Body in Found Footage Horror Films."