Stan Lee and Hiroyuki Takei Collaboration
'Ultimo' Previewed at NYCC
Published: 04/04/2008 12:00am
Karakuridoji Ultimo, the collaboration between comics legend Stan Lee and Shaman King manga creator Hiroyuki Takei (see "Stan Lee Collaborating on Manga"), , will launch April 18th in a 32-page prologue story published in a special issue of Viz co-parent Shueisha's new Jump SQ. magazine, titled Jump SQ. II. Lee, Jump SQ. editor Takanori Asada, and Shonen Jump (
In addition to Lee's POW! Entertainment and Shueisha, JEA and Dream Ranch (a Sony Music company) were involved in the development of Ultimo.
Ultimo is one of two mysterious floating figures who appear over
Viz will promote the new property through a Shonen Jump sweepstakes. Fans can win admission to the special NYCC launch event and copies of Jump SQ. II signed by Hiroyuki Takei and Stan Lee.
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