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With roughly a month left until the awesome madness known as San Diego Comic-Con, we wanted to announce and preview some of the many exclusives (and we really do mean many) that we will have at the UDON booth this year. Now, without further ado, we present to you ROUND 1 of UDON's Comic-Con 2015 EXCLUSIVES! Let the want list commence!

First: Capcom Fighting Tribute


UDON's popular series of tribute projects is back, and it’s packing a bigger punch than ever! We are proud to present CAPCOM FIGHTING TRIBUTE! This 280-page art book brings together artists from across the world to celebrate their love for all Capcom fighting games and beat 'em ups, including Street Fighter, Darkstalkers, Rival Schools, Captain Commando, Red Earth, and more!  The Special Convention Edition Hardcover features exclusive cover art by Super Street Fighter II Turbo HD Remix artist Long Vo.  Vo will also be available at the UDON booth for signings all weekend!

Only 300 copies available at Comic-Con International.

Price: $100

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Second: Charlie Nash Hardcover


The world's most popular fighting game franchise continues with STREET FIGHTER V, coming soon from Capcom! In the meantime, UDON is thrilled to bring you the first Street Fighter V-related story at Comic-Con International! Players around the world were ecstatic to hear of the return of fan-favorite character CHARLIE NASH to the series. Now, find out how he returned in our original comic production, THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF CHARLIE NASH! This book gives you the scoop on what Charlie has been up to since his last appearance in our comics! This 48-page, oversized hardcover book contains all brand-new content, and fans buying this sure-to-be-hot item will also get a FREE head sketch from one of the UDON artists present at the show. Oh, and don't worry - this book also matches the rest of the collected edition books in the franchise. THE LIFE AND DEATH(S) OF CHARLIE NASH is a convention exclusive and will not be available in stores!
Only 200 copies available at Comic-Con International.

Price: $30

Cover Art: Steve Mack and Espen Grundetjern

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That's all for now, folks, but stay tuned for ROUND 2 of UDON's SDCC 2015 exclusives!


Jim Zub (writer on Street Fighter Legends: Ibuki, Makeshift Miracle, and Wonder Momo) is profiled on Diamond Previews' Indie Edge for June. They talk about his career, current projects, and favorite new titles he's reading.

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First of all, thank you for all of your wonderful entries! In such a short amount of time, we've received thousands of entries and it took quite awhile to narrow it down to the few hundred entries that will make it into the book.

UDON has selected our finalists and have submitted them to Capcom for final approvals. Once we get the green-light from Capcom, we'll make a formal announcement. That means emails HAVE NOT gone out yet, but will likely be going out in the NEXT FEW WEEKS, depending on how long Capcom takes to make their final decisions.

Thanks for your patience and for sharing your love of Capcom with us!!

Fans of Capcom’s many timeless fighting game series have already proven they are some of the most creative and talented fans around with the incredible art they submitted for UDON Entertainment’s Street Fighter Tribute and Darkstalkers Tribute art collective projects. Now they have the chance to show the world their passion and raw talent once again, as UDON today announces the latest entry in their line of tribute art books – CAPCOM FIGHTING TRIBUTE!

UDON is calling on professional and fan artists around the world to knock our socks off with your best artistic tributes to the iconic characters of beloved Capcom fighting and beat ‘em up series like Street Fighter™, Final Fight™, Power Stone™, Captain Commando, Star Gladiator, and Battle Circuit – and for you hardcore fans who really know your lore, original Capcom characters like Ruby Heart and Amingo are also fair game!

The full list of franchises eligible for inclusion in Capcom Fighting Tribute includes Street Fighter™, Darkstalkers™, Rival Schools™, Red Earth™, Star Gladiator, Power Stone™, Cyberbots, Capcom Fighting Evolution™, Puzzle Fighter™, Pocket Fighter™, Final Fight™, Battle Circuit, Captain Commando, Armored Warriors, Knights of the Round, The King of Dragons, Avengers (Hissatsu no Buraiken), and Capcom original characters Ruby Heart, Son-Son, and Amingo!

The best and most unique pieces of art UDON receives will be included in Capcom Fighting Tribute, which will debut with a gorgeous, exclusive 300-page hardcover edition at San Diego Comic-Con 2015!

“The 1990s were a Golden Age that saw the release of many peerless fighting games, and some of the best Capcom artwork also comes from that special time,” said Matt Moylan, UDON’s Managing Editor. “Capcom Fighting Tribute will be an exhaustive homage to the great games and amazing artwork of that era, and with so many featured properties, we expect this to be our biggest and most diverse Tribute project yet!”

In the spirit of covering such a diverse range of Capcom characters and series, UDON is looking for just as wide a variety in art submissions. Group shots, single-character images, and crossovers between available properties are just a few of the kinds of tribute art UDON is excited to receive from professionals and fans!

Show off your artistic skills and love of Capcom’s fighting and beat ‘em up games by having your art immortalized in Capcom Fighting Tribute! This also serves as a perfect second chance for anyone who missed the deadlines for Street Fighter Tribute and Darkstalkers Tribute submissions. Capcom and UDON are excited to showcase your work alongside that of the industry’s top artists!

For full Capcom Fighting Tribute submission details, head to:

All submissions must be received on or after December 17, 2014 and no later than January 31, 2015 to be considered eligible for inclusion in Capcom Fighting Tribute.

UDON and Morpheus Entertainment are thrilled that Manga Classics: Pride and Prejudice has made it to the finalist round of the Goodreads Choice Awards, Best Graphic Novel & Comics category!

Please show your support by voting for us - today's the final day for votes!

Pride and Prejudice is one of two launch titles for our new Manga Classics line, adapting classic literary novels into a modern manga format. We've been working with Asian art studio Morpheus to develop this line for about two years now and are excited to finally have the first books out in the wild! New titles will be coming every 6 months, so stay tuned!

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