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Hiveworks Comics and Udon Entertainment Announce Streetfighter Webcomic Release

Posted 2015-07-02 4:26

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE


July 2, 2015 – Seattle, WA – Hiveworks Comics and Udon Entertainment are proud to announce a groundbreaking publishing deal. Starting today, Hiveworks Comics will be releasing Udon’s Capcom Street Fighter graphic novels online. The partnership will bring Street Fighter series to the internet, free to read for its fans.


Udon Entertainment was originally licensed by Capcom to bring the videogame’s story to life in 2003. Since then, the comic has spawned many volumes and spinoffs – culminating in more than ten full length graphic novels, from the main storyline to origin and side stories for beloved characters like Sakura and Chun-Li.


Street Fighter’s new online release launches today at streetfightercomics.com and kicks off with two classic issues of the series, Street Fighter #0 - #10 from its original print launch in 2013. Issue #0 introduces the reader to Ryu, the franchise’s lead protagonist, and Master Gouken, and Ryu’s epic quest begins. It’s the perfect introduction to the universe, and you’re invited to join us for the ride.


ABOUT HIVEWORKS COMICS


Hiveworks Comics (thehiveworks.com) publishes a constellation of original webcomics and online graphic novels with some of the internet’s most creative artists and writers. Founded in 2011, Hiveworks has gone on to become one of the largest webcomic publishers in the world. Hiveworks hosts a lineup of incredible and award winning comics, including Minna Sundberg’s Stand Still Stay Silent , Zach Weinersmith’s Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal, Zack Morrison’s Paranatural, Scott Wegener and Brian Clevinger’s Atomic Robo, Abby Howard’s Junior Scientist Power Hour, Der-shing Helmer’s Mare Internvm, and many more.


ABOUT UDON ENTERTAINMENT


UDON Entertainment is a publisher of original and translated art books, graphic novels, and manga. UDON boasts an incredible lineup of highly sought-after products with production quality and English localization work that is second to none. Our best-known projects are those based on popular video game franchises, including Street Fighter, Okami, Mega Man, Dark Souls, Bayonetta, Valkyria Chronicles, Sonic the Hedgehog, and many more. UDON also publishes books based on top anime properties including Neon Genesis Evangelion, Gurren Lagann, and Haruhi Suzumiya as well as completely original projects like RandomVeus, Makeshift Miracle, and Substrata.



UDON’s creative services division is dedicated to providing high-quality artwork to the entertainment industry, in the form of sequential art, character designs, packaging artwork, style guides, illustration, and graphic design. Our clients include Marvel Comics, DC Comics, Capcom, Nintendo, Disney, Legendary Pictures, Warner Brothers, Mattel, Hasbro, and many other partners in the fields of film, television, comic books, toys, and video games.