The East and West will collide next year when comic artist from all over the world unite over Attack on Titan. Last year, Kodansha Comics announced they were bringing in the best comic book illustrators to create a gigantic Attack on Titan Anthology. And, ahead of its release next month, Kodansha is teasing fans with a preview of the anthology.
The short teaser was recently uploaded to Youtube and shows off the all-star creators attached to the anthology. The project houses over 250 pages of colored panels, humanoid monsters, and familiar Survey Corps crew members. The Attack on Titan Anthology contains 13 brand new chapters which range from action to horror to comedy. Hajime Isayama, the creator of Attack on Titan, collaborated with the following artists:
- Tomer and Asaf Hanuka (The Divine)
- Cameron Stewart (Bat Girl)
- Micael Avon Oeming (Victories)
- Brenden Fletcher (Bat Girl)
- Babs Tarr (Bat Girl)
- Faith Erin Hicks (Superhero Girl)
- Kate Leth (Kate or Die!) and Jeremy Lambert
- Afua Richardson (Genius)
- Gail Simone (Red Sonja)
- Scott Snyder (Batman)
- Paolo Rivera (Daredevil)
- Damion Scott (Ghost Rider)
- Genevieve Valentine (Batman & Robin)
- Kevin Wada (She Hulk)
- Ronald Wimberly (Prince of Cats)
- Evan Dorkin (Milk & Cheese)
- Phil Jimenez (The Invisibles)
- Simon Spurrier (Judge Dredd)
- Rhanna Pratchett (Rise of the Tomb Raider)
- Jody Houser (Orphan Black)
- Emi Lenox (Plutona)
- Sam Humphries (Uncanny X-Force)
Kodansha Comics has been eager to hype their release of the unprecedented anthology. The publisher teased fans with updates on the project during this year's Anime Expo and even released a sample of the anthology for Free Comic Book Day. So far, fans are eager to get their hands on the ambitious project. After all, the anthology features work from so many Eisner Award Winners that it'd be hard to maneuver around them with 3D gear.
If you want to check out the official description of the book, then feel free to read it below:
"The manga megahit Attack on Titan, reinterpreted by some of comics' top talent! Featuring original stories by a long roster of comic superstars such as Scott Snyder, Gail Simone, Faith Erin Hicks, Michael Avon Oeming, Paolo Rivera, Cameron Stewart, and Babs Tarr! This unprecedented, full-colour collaboration between East and West will be released first in English, making it indispensable for Attack on Titan fans and curious comic fans."
Attack on Titan Anthology will be published on October 18, 2016 and run you about $30.
[H/T] Anime News Network