A new digital publisher called Amimaru is making a name for itself by publishing the lesser known titles of well-known authors. The publisher’s latest release is Mutant Sabu by manga legend Shotaro Ishinomori; the Mutant Sabu series follows a boy named Sabu who gains psychic powers after a blood transfusion, due to a car accident. He then attracts the attention mad scientists, government spies and powerful corporations.
All of Amimaru’s published manga titles are available worldwide from the company’s Facebook app.
The digital comics platform ComiXology announced at New York Comic Con 2012 that it has licensed the entire manga catalogue of legendary manga creator Shotaro Ishinimori. The catalogue will be launching with the first two volumes of Cyborg 009 and Kikaider, as well his manga Skull Man, with more to follow.
Ishinomori Productions and ComiXology have worked together to source high resolution material for digital distribution. Comixology is available on iPhone, iPad, Android, Kindle Fire, Windows 8 and standard web browsers.